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Pilot from another airline sets in to help incapacitated pilotGood stuff that the public doesn't hear about much. (www.nbcnews.com) More...
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And that's why you are never going to see a single pilot on the flight deck on commercial flights.
Agree. Or why a single pilot concept should never be allowed
You know, lots of. planes are in the air at any given time with single pilots, despite reasonably frequent stories of issues and problems and dramatic outcomes. I think the single pilot issue has a lot in common with self-driving cars. It may happen one day if and when technology is developed that allows an airplane to land itself with much greater safety and reliability than human action can provide. Until then, redundancy is what the public will demand.
Never say never, as tomorrows technology does not apply today
Also not good grammar: "Passengers on Southwest Flight 6013, which was headed from Las Vegas to Columbus, Ohio, said they were "very thankful" another pilot was board.", it should read: "Passengers on Southwest Flight 6013, which was headed from Las Vegas to Columbus, Ohio, said they were "very thankful" another pilot was on board."
I see that the media is saying about his matter and I quote, "Off duty Pilot Takes over aircraft due to captains' incapacity." So they make it look like HE saved the Aircraft from crashing? How stupid can the media be to even write such stuff like that? The FIRST OFFICER was fully able to handle the aircraft, but it's always so nice IF another Pilot (even from another airline) could be asked to assist in handling the heavy workload of the approach and landing duties too>