What an unfortunate title, though I did write it myself. My idea was to shed some light on how the professional skills of pilots are monitored throughout their careers. Different kinds of examinations are quite a natural part of our … Continued
Present cockpits have two top practitioners of their trade, in whose hands one can travel with complete confidence. Even the complete loss of functional capacity during a flight on the part of one pilot would not jeopardise safety; the aircraft would always be brought safely to the ground.
Occasionally, the airline passenger finds himself/herself in the unfortunate situation of discovering that the flight is delayed because of a technical reason. The text appearing on the screen or the announcement heard on the loudspeakers may evoke questions in … Continued