Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Have a Safe Flight

"Have a Safe Flight"
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics says air travel was up 0.9 percent in the first five months this year over the same period a year earlier.
Soon, fall will be here along with increased travel during the holiday season.
The Thanksgiving and Christmas/New Year’s holiday periods are among the busiest long-distance travel periods of the year.
With this in mind let's review some safety suggestions that will make a difference in your life and in the person's seated next to you.
Safety - 1st
Order from the SkyCap Catalog- 2nd
1. Pay Attention to the Preflight Briefing - 10 minutes of your attention may mean your life or the one that you save.
- Carefully read the safety briefing card
- Listen to the Flight Attendants
2. Keep Your Seat Belt Fastened While You are Seated.
- Clear Air Turbulence can be unexpected and can cause serious injuries
3. Don't Drink Too Much - emergencies & alcohol, a mixer you can do without.
- Moderation is a good policy at any altitude.
4. Keep Your Wits About You - Be alert & ready, a prepared passenger is
- Know where the nearest emergency exit is and know how to open it in case of emergency
(refer to the safety briefing card).
For more safety information scroll over the pictures.
Weather Or Not
In aviation, what is icing?
a. found on a cakeplane.
b. flying your plane and eating it too.
c. atmospheric conditions that can lead to the formation of water and ice on the surfaces of an aircraft.
d. what a pilot says when it's going to be an easy landing.

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