Emirates passenger detained attempting to enter cockpit

Emirates A380 economy class

A male passenger aboard an Emirates flight to Stockholm was wrestled to the ground by fellow passengers and cabin crew on Sunday morning after running through the aircraft claiming he was carrying a bomb and attempting to enter the cockpit.

Typography Among The Clouds


Imagine sitting comfortably on your couch and reading an exciting book or article. Should you care about legibility and readability? Yes, you should. You really do want an 'h' to look like an 'h', not like a 'b'. Reading the lines should not be straining or difficult.

Captain Locked out as Cockpit Door Jams

Air India Stewardess

NEW DELHI - Air India says the cockpit door of one of its planes got jammed during a flight while the captain was using the toilet, forcing an unscheduled landing by the co-pilot in central India.

iPad restrictions on airplanes may be eased

iPad in seat pocket

Those who use electronic tablets (who isn't?) may be getting a break when they fly on airplanes, as the FAA is considering loosening the restrictions on their use during takeoff and landing.

Why cockpits are complex

Cockpit complexity

Results of pilot evaluation on cockpit design

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Fatigue in Austria’s Cockpits

A survey carried out by Linz University among over 420 Austrian commercial airline pilots reveals that pilot fatigue is a reality in today’s airline operations. During the past 2 years, 85% of pilots have been in the cockpit while actually being too fatigued to fly the plane, with two thirds having experienced this more than once.


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