Some experts argue that despite the regulations, the skies are still not as safe as they could be.
Safety officials say that hundreds of deaths in airline crashes over the past five years are attributable to pilots who have become too dependent on computerized fight controls, forgetting how to react in certain situations.
In just three seconds, a hijacker could take over a plane. How? By waiting for the pilot to go to the bathroom.
Qantas Airways flight attendants and pilots have taken to the Web to voice their annoyance with a safety-demonstration video that’s introduced by actor and licensed pilot John Travolta.
It’s not just fake designer handbags and knock off shiny Rolex watches that people can master. Now it seems pilot licenses can also be added to the list.