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Backstage Travel: No. 4 - The pilot

June 15, 2013

Our lives are in their hands. But behind the locked cockpit door the commercial airline pilot is in his or her own world. "You don't forget the customer, but the door shuts and it's just the two of you in there and it is quite easy to disconnect," says Nick Johnson of Virgin Atlantic. He is a first officer, in other words, a junior pilot.

    


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