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Pilotless planes v Human error

I had an interesting chat recently about human error A fearful flyer made the argument that if human error is a contributor to aircraft accidents why aren’t we doing more… Read more →

Banking

No, not the disreputable kind the kind a plane does when it turns… on our course the subject ot banking often comes up. Why doesn’t everything slip sideways people ask…. Read more →

Jumbo Jet Programme

I did post a message on the forum ….that the BBC 3 programme was worth watching… It was  the one about the six year overhaiul of a Jumbo jet belonging… Read more →

Flight Safety

I was reading an old copy of my Flight Safety magazine last night. I was interested to see that one of the main subjects was about cabin evacuation. On our… Read more →

Fear of Flying Aviation Law 1

While I was teaching some Aviation Law for Captain’s recently it occurred to me that there’s some of it that may be of interest to fearful flyers…but only some! The… Read more →

Fear of flying…About pilots

If there’s a single thing that most anxious flyers think, it’s the idea that it’s hard to fly a plane. It’s not like the movies at all…but nothing  is really… Read more →

Air safety…not a reason for fear

There was a lot of uninformed comment about the evacuation of a plane at London’s Gatwick airport this week. The fact is that the crew are trained to shout at… Read more →

Air Disaster Programmes.

HI I’M 8 MINUTES INTO WATCHING  A TV PROGRAMME CALLED ‘THE  WORLD’S 10 SCARIEST LANDINGS’ APPARENTLY THE PROBLEM WITH THE FIRST AIRCRAFT IS THAT THE B737 CAN’T JETTISON FUEL… REALLY?… Read more →

Snow and Ice and Planes

At this time of the year I get flooded with enquiries about how the ‘bad’ weather affects planes. Like everything in aviation there has been a lot of effort put… Read more →

Fear of Flying supportletter

Hi Keith from E.B. London Good timing with this supportletter. I’m flying this evening! The information will be fresh in my head when I’m feeling strange movements. For thousands of… Read more →