Ask a Pilot

Ask a Pilot

Busting myths and answering questions about aviation, aircraft, flying and pilots

Some of the most common questions airline pilots are asked . . .

There are many myths surrounding aircraft, aviation and pilots. Stories in the media about these subjects are often inaccurate and sensationalised, leading to common misconceptions. We’ve put together accurate answers to the most common questions we are asked by passengers, enthusiasts and prospective pilots to dispel such myths and inaccuracies. These are some of our most popular answers to questions, but click on a subject to see even more questions and answers! Can’t find the answer to your question? Use the search facility at the top of the page, or submit your question and we’ll endeavour to add it to the website!