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9@9: An Unwritten Rule of Aviation

CHICAGO – Here’s an interesting rule. Pilots and co-pilots can never have the same meals. It’s not mandated by federal aviation rules, however, it’s heavily suggested among airlines. That way, should the contents of one in-flight meal cause either the pilot or co-pilot to get sick, the other won’t also be down and out. ( More...

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k1121j 3
Wont mean anything if they have only one pilot like they want.
Torsten Hoff 3
Yeah, but when they get to zero pilots with fully autonomous aircraft, that won't be an issue anymore.

Highflyer1950 3
Used to be an anecdotal comment on layovers. We would all have the same bacon, eggs, toast/jam and coffee at the hotel, then to to work. Or mid Atlantic, the flight attendant would come to the cockpit with fresh baked cookies……Mmmmmmm.
Highflyer1950 2
go to work……….fat fingers!
Richard Woollams 1
"Is there anyone here who can fly this plane...and didn't have the fish?"


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