Bored pilots play tricks on passengers

Bored pilots playing tricks By Revia Romberg

Since 1912, aircraft autopilots have helped flesh-and-blood pilots get through long, physically taxing flights. Today’s autopilots are so sophisticated they can virtually take off and land a plane by themselves.

Which raises the question of what human pilots actually do up there in the cockpit as they while away the hours. As this truly wacky video shows, we might be better off not knowing. Play the video


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