25 Things That Your Pilot Won’t Tell You

With big companies it’s almost always about the bottom line. And airlines are generally big companies. While some of the following things are a bit disturbing, others are just laughable. These are 25 things that your pilot won’t tell you but would if he could.

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There’s no such thing as a water landing. It’s called crashing into the ocean.

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19

Pilots find it perplexing that so many people are afraid of turbulence. It’s all but impossible for turbulence to cause a crash. We avoid turbulence not because we’re afraid the wing is going to fall off but because it’s annoying.

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18

I’ve been struck by lightning twice. Most pilots have. Airplanes are built to take it. You hear a big boom and see a big flash and that’s it. You’re not going to fall out of the sky.

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17

There is no safest place to sit. In one accident, the people in the back are dead; in the next, it’s the people up front.

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The smoothest place to sit is often over or near the wing. The bumpiest place to sit is in the back. A plane is like a seesaw. If you’re in the middle, you don’t move as much.

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