Date: 09 Apr 97 03:09:26 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Dimitrios Tombros) Organization: Department of Computer Science, University of Zurich References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1 2 3
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In article <email@example.com>, Robert Kochersberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > FWIW, I rode in the cockpit of a Swissair A319 earlier this month > from Zurich to Paris, and there was no such reduction of power. Takeoff > and climb to FL290 were done in what I thought was the "normal" way--high > power until reduction for cruise. > How did you manage to ride in the cockpit of a Swissair aircraft for t/o. I have been flying Swissair for about 12 years every other month and I never had the chance to be there during an interesting flight procedure, although I have asked (always unsuccesfully) to be in the cockpit for the landing. By the way I have been in the cockpit for landing in Olympic airways. On a more general note: what is the situation about this on different airlines. I know it is officially (ICAO ?) not permitted, but would be interested on experience by others in the newsgroup. D. Tombros.