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15 secrets pilots won’t tell you

The Active Times Logo By Syjil Ashraf of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 15: Even if you’re a frequent flyer, there’s a lot you may not know about taking to the skies. A lot goes into the multibillion-dollar airline industry, and no one knows its inner workings better than the flight crew. The person possibly most privy to airplane secrets, of course, is the pilot.Having gone through rigorous training in flight school and then seen all sorts of situations all over the world, nobody knows better about flying than a pilot. While flight attendants can be quite savvy and travel agents have quite a bit of industry wisdom, there’s a lot that even they will be in the dark about because they’re not the ones at the helm. Some of these tidbits may be a bit disconcerting, whereas some might make you less nervous about flying, but here are 15 secrets pilots probably won’t tell you.

15 Secrets Pilots Won’t Tell You

Even if you’re a frequent flyer, there’s a lot you may not know about taking to the skies. A lot goes into the multibillion-dollar airline industry, and no one knows its inner workings better than the flight crew. The person possibly most privy to airplane secrets, of course, is the pilot.

Having gone through rigorous training in flight school and then seen all sorts of situations all over the world, nobody knows better about flying than a pilot. While flight attendants can be quite savvy and travel agents have quite a bit of industry wisdom, there’s a lot that even they will be in the dark about because they’re not the ones at the helm. Some of these tidbits may be a bit disconcerting, whereas some might make you less nervous about flying, but here are 15 secrets pilots probably won’t tell you.

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