Sunday, May 16, 2021

Wheels Up!

Priya is an airline pilot, spotting aircraft in the skies as a child gave birth to her dreams of flying an aircraft, a feat she achieved at the age of 17. While flying gives her a high, writing keeps her grounded, but she finds both equally liberating. In this blog she will take you through some fact files in the field of Aviation.

Did You Know? #21

Q) Why is the pilot's compartment referred to as the cockpit? A) A cockpit was the pit in which cocks battled, in layman terms a place where the battles/ fights took place, by...

Did You Know? #20

Q) Once you finish your pilot training do you still have to keep learning? A) Once you have completed pilot training and you have acquired all the necessary licensure, you will not be...

Did you know ? #19

Q) Is it very hard becoming a Pilot ? A) While becoming a pilot might sound intimidating, that is not to say that it is impossible. Many people believe that they aren’t cut...

Did you know ? #18

Q) Can an aircraft throw out things from the cargo hold to lose weight? A) Stuff of tales! Pilots call this a typical movie myth, it is definitely possible in the movies but...

Did you know? #17

Q) Are there crew sleeping spaces onboard an aircraft ? A) Many Boeing 777 and 787 planes have a secret staircase that leads to a windowless group of bedrooms that are known as...

Did You Know ? #16

Q) Is there only one pilot in an Aircraft? A) “This is your captain speaking,” you hear over the loudspeaker, and perhaps you think, “Wow, that’s the one guy who can fly this...

Did you know ? #15

Q) Do commercial pilots have parachutes ? A) While germs may be airborne before they are filtered from the cabin, you can be sure that your pilot will not be airborne under any...

Did you know ? #14

Q) Do you have any chance of surviving a plane crash ? A) After the crash landing of Asiana Flight 214, it seemed incredible that 304 of 307 people on board survived. But...

Wheels Up!

Priya is an airline pilot, spotting aircraft in the skies as a child gave birth to her dreams of flying an aircraft, a feat she achieved at the age of 17. While flying gives her a high, writing keeps her grounded, but she finds both equally liberating. In this blog she will take you through some fact files in the field of Aviation.