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Captain Anarchy is delighted to answer all the general queries related to aviation. This section has specifically been created to try to answer most of the general aviation related doubts and myths.


 

How Pilots Manage Turbulence

As we approach summer in North America now is a good time to give some explanation of what steps crew takes to reduce the...

Why do people drink more tomato juice when flying?

The strange phenomenon of the large amounts of tomato juice being consumed in flight annually actually warranted a study by a German institute to...

So you want to be a pilot?

I remember wanting to be a pilot when I was only 6 years old, I wish we had the resources such as those offered...

Airspace safety – the Drone edition

In this day of daily air travel, the skies are filled with planes, controlled by airspace controllers.  If you now have to factor in...
Top tips to surviving a plane crashvideo

Top tips to surviving a plane crash

Whilst the odds of this happening is 1 in 1.2 million flights, it may happen to you so its good to be prepared and...

Correct steps to be followed in icing conditions

THE DECISION PROCESS Below is an example of the correct steps to be followed in icing conditions. Advise Flight Attendants prior that de-icing will take...

Rejected Take Off : Stop or Go ?

It's too early to determine the exact cause of the Aerosucre 727 crash which occurred soon after take-off at Puerto Carreño, Colombia en route to...

Pilot Training Explained

A question that is often asked is "how much training do you do?" The simple answer is... A LOT!! The system that a lot of airlines...

Fact or Fiction?

Though flying is one of the best means of transport, there are a number of myths that revolve around it. People generally have a...