Reading Minds: Keeping Cockpit Communications On Track

Credit: NOAA
On June 24, 1982, the crew of British Airways Flight 9, call sign “Speedbird 9,” lost all four engines of their Boeing 747 on a night flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (WMKK), Malaysia, to Perth Airport YPPH, Australia. Miraculously, the stricken airliner was able to limp to Jakarta and...
James Albright

James is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot with time in the T-37B, T-38A, KC-135A, EC-135J (Boeing 707), E-4B (Boeing 747) and C-20A/B/C (Gulfstream III…

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