Don’t Drink and Fly

Two somewhat inebriated pilots, a flight attendant who collapses “dead drunk” during the oh-so-serious, but oh-so-mind-numbing safety demonstration, a captain caught with a flask in his jacket … “Is there a pilot who’s still sober on the plane?” will soon be the common refrain of those boarding. To combat drunkenness at the flight controls, the official “fermentation” period for pilots has been lengthened by four hours. The captain and co-pilot are required to lay off the booze twelve hours before a flight or risk being grounded. It might be as well to abstain entirely … Or come to an arrangement with your co-pilot, unless he has the same liking for the bottle.

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46231780

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