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.
20. There’s no such thing as a water landing. It’s called crashing into the ocean.
15. If you’re a nervous flier, book a morning flight. The heating of the ground later causes bumpier air, and it’s much more likely to thunderstorm in the afternoon.
10. I know pilots who spend a quarter million on their education and training, then that first year as a pilot, they qualify for food stamps.
5. The truth is, we’re exhausted. Our work rules allow us to be on duty 16 hours without a break. That’s many more hours than a truck driver. And unlike a truck driver, who can pull over at the next rest stop, we can’t pull over at the next cloud.
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