Things Pilots Notice When They Travel As Passengers

Things Pilots Notice When They Travel As Passengers

Things Pilots Notice When They Travel As Passengers Pilots and experts are trained to be attentive on planes, so even when they don’t have to fly the plane and can sit in the main cabin, pilots notice things that other passengers don’t. Business Insider interviewed two airline pilots and collected responses from a Quora thread to […]

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First Test Flight

Airbus VTOL Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

Airbus VTOL Aircraft Completes First Test Flight Aerospace giant Airbus’ Vahana electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft called as Alpha One, completed its first autonomous test flight on 31 January. At 8:52AM, the full-scale vehicle reached a modest height of five meters (16 feet) before descending safely. The self-piloted flight only lasted 53 seconds, but […]

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Plane Makes Emergency Landing on California Freeway

Plane Makes Emergency Landing on California Freeway A small plane made an emergency landing on the 55 Freeway in Costa Mesa on Sunday evening after its engine failed and powerful winds prevented the pilot from getting to the nearest airport. The pilot, who identified himself as 25-year-old Izzy Slod, told CBS he managed to land […]

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Passengers Bracing for Emergency Landing

Video Shows Passengers Bracing for Emergency Landing

Video Shows Passengers Bracing for Emergency Landing Passengers on an American Airlines flight suffered some tense moments after they were instructed to brace for impact as their plane made an emergency landing due to mechanical issues. The entire frightening incident was recorded by a passenger. In a video from passenger Steve Ramsthel, a flight attendant […]

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Pilot Proposes To Flight Attendant on A Plane

Pilot Proposes To Flight Attendant On A Plane

Pilot Proposes To Flight Attendant On A Plane On Dec. 23, flight attendant Lauren Gibbs and pilot Jon Emerson were working an Oklahoma City-bound flight from Detroit that was especially sweet, not only because they were flying together, but also because it was their anniversary. Following standard protocol, Emerson discussed the flight time and turbulence […]

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Woman Gets Entire Plane All to Herself

Woman Gets an Entire Plane All To Herself

Woman Gets an Entire Plane All To Herself There’s nothing like boarding a flight and finding out that there’s no one sitting next to you. The extra leg room and armrest almost make the stressful experience of flying bearable. But one passenger got something even better when to her surprise she boarded a completely empty […]

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Parked Plane Blown Into Airport Building By Strong Winds

Parked Plane Blown Into Airport Building By Strong Winds Strong winds have blown a small aircraft out of the airport enclosure, with the aircraft smashing through a perimeter fence and then into a building on the opposite side of the road. There were no reported injuries. According to local media reports, the aircraft veered into […]

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Pilot Landing At Johannesburg

Incredible Video Of A380 Pilot Landing In Johannesburg

Incredible Video Of A380 Pilot Landing In Johannesburg British Airways pilot has filmed himself landing the world’s largest passenger jet in South Africa to help demystify what can be the scariest part of a flight for nervous passengers. Captain Dave Wallsworth and his crew used dashboard and windscreen cameras to capture the Airbus A380’s final […]

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RCMP Plane Makes Emergency Landing

RCMP Plane Makes Emergency Landing During a Storm

RCMP Plane Makes Emergency Landing During a Storm The remarkable flying skills of a RCMP Pilatus PC-12 pilot averted tragedy at the Gander International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. The lone occupant was on his way from Moncton to St. John’s, however, the aircraft was diverted to Gander because of unfavorable weather conditions. At approximately 12:30 […]

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Airplane Drew A Christmas Tree In The Sky

Airplane Drew A Christmas Tree In The Sky

Airplane Drew A Christmas Tree In The Sky It seems a small group of pilots were feeling extra festive, and tried to spread seasonal cheer to the rest of the world by way of airplane. While completing a flight path over Germany, a Hamburg-based pilot test team decided to get creative: The airplane drew a […]

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