Maybe you’re an ex-military pilot who led a sqaudron over Macho Grande and lost many men. You’ve vowed never to fly again. But you find yourself onboard a commercial jetliner with the cockpit crew knocked out after they’ve eaten the fish.
Or maybe you don’t have any flying experience at all, but you’ve got to safely land your airline’s 737 anyway.
Via Road Warrior Voices, Delta pilot Tim Morgan made a video explaining everything you’d need to from the moment you enter the cockpit.
Put on the headset, announce your “Mayday!” and learn how to use the breaks once you’re on the ground. All those switches and knobs and gauges will make sense.
The upshot though is: the flying part is easy, it’s the landing that’s hard.
Meanwhile, here’s How to Survive a Plane Crash.
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