In the cockpit of a plane you have the captain, the co-pilot and a third person whose nickname is ‘George’. Who is this? We asked you that question in the streets of Paris (see the video) and the answer is supplied in the article.
Cockpit windows have to be able to resist cabin pressure and bird strikes. So how thick to they have to be? We interviewed passersby in the streets of Paris. (See the video). The answer is in the article.
At take-off, the pilots concentrate on the speed, or rather the successive speeds of their aircraft, and notably the rotation speed. But do you know what it is exactly? We put the question to you (video), the answer to which you will find in the article.
They are all over the cockpit, the hundreds of buttons and screens are intriguing, baffling even. Each instrument however has a specific function and position. To demystify the question we visited a development simulator with an Airbus test pilot.
Located between the two pilots, the central part of a plane’s cockpit comprises a portion of the instrumentation common to both pilots; but what exactly? We asked you the question. Watch the video, and read the article.