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"I'm too tall to become a Pilot"

As we have mentioned earlier on this blog, few subjects are as surrounded by myths and misconceptions as the aviation industry. The rumors floating around regarding pilots are often exaggerated - believe it or not, but most of my colleagues aren’t the “super humans” many imagine when thinking about pilots (don’t let them know that I told you that…), however, some of the rumors are, at least partly, true.

In this blog series we’ll do our best to sort out some of the most commonly believed myths surrounding flying - and pilots in particular.

We’ll kick this off with one of the most persistent rumors: “There are strict height requirements for pilots”.

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Learn to talk like a pilot: Phraseology

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Should you be worried about getting sucked into the airplane toilet?

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Learn to talk like a pilot: Alpha to Zulu

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Virtual Reality Flying Experience from the cockpit

Check out Scandinavian Aviation Academys Virtual Reality app! Come cloudsurfing with us in VR, visit our school and check out the Boeing 737 simulator.
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Winter is coming - de-icing & why it's better to be HOT

If you've been on an airplane this time of year you've probably witnessed a deicing procedure - Martin explains why this is crucial during the winter months.
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