When we think of flight safety we tend to think of pilots and Air Traffic Control. But as any visitor to the site will know there are thousands of people who actually make commercial flying so safe. From the designers, engineers who build the planes up to the pilot who gets the praise.
This guy in the truck here does more than drive around …he checks the lights on the taxiways and runways, he looks for anything on the ground that shouldn’t be there and quite often he’s busy making sure that birds near the airport don’t like being there! And when he’s not doing that he’ll have plenty of other things to check for us.
When you get anxious about flying, try to remember all the people who are there making it the safest form of transport available. THE UNSUNG CONTRIBUTORS TO FLIGHT SAFETY