What do pilots actually do during the cruise? Find out what keeps pilots busy during the cruise, and the planning they do for when things go wrong.
Why do aircraft squawk 7700? What emergency might cause a pilot to squawk 7700? What are some real MAYDAY situations involving squawking 7700?
When do airline pilots use the QRH (Quick Reference Handbook) and what do they use it for? Find out what's in the Quick Reference Handbook(QRH)!
What does "guard frequency" in aviation mean? What is it used for? Real life stories from airline pilots involving fighter interceptions, MAYDAYs and more.
Everything you need to know about inflight turbulence: what causes it, can it be predicted, and what can pilots do to avoid it?
What is Controller Pilot Datalink Communication (CPDLC) and how do airline pilots use this to communication with Air Traffic Control(ATC)?
The MEL, what it is and how it helps pilots ensure a safe flight with inoperative equipment.