Did You Know? #21

Did You Know? #21-AviatorsBuzz

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 analogy, World War I pilots referred to their cramped compartments where they had to work as cockpits.

Did You Know? #21-AviatorsBuzz

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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.