16 Favorite Questions From Passengers Answered by a Pilot

8. A rough landing on the water or on the ground — which is safer?

This depends on the model of the plane. In most cases, it’s easier to land on the ground. Water will flood a plane very quickly, and it’s also “rougher”

16 Favorite Questions From Passengers Answered by a Pilot

than the ground because of its density and consistency. According to statistics, the chances of survival are higher when landing on the ground rather than the water.

7. What do pilots eat during a flight?

There is a separate menu for pilots with a few dishes they can choose from. If the captain prefers chicken, then the copilot will get fish or a different meat.

16 Favorite Questions From Passengers Answered by a Pilot

This is the best way to avoid food poisoning from the same ingredients. The pilots eat in turns, and some do it right at the controls using special desks.

But there are some airlines that don’t follow this rule, and so the pilots may get the same food as the passengers.