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Cockpit video shows what pilots really see when they’re landing a plane in clouds

IF you’re scared of flying, or perhaps get a little nervous during turbulence — this view from a pilot’s seat might make you feel a little uneasy. A Qatar Airways pilot has posted a stunning point-of-view clip from the cockpit, showing the incredible sight — or lack thereof — when landing a plane on a runway. Captain Sandeep Varma posted the stunning two-minute clip to Twitter, after landing safely at Queenstown Airport on the South Island of New Zealand. The video shows a clear run through the snow capped…

WATCH: PIA pilot invites Chinese lady into cockpit, video goes viral

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilot reportedly left the cockpit and went for a ‘friendly chat’ with a Chinese passenger to invite her to the cockpit. The pilot was identified as Captain Shahzad Aziz who invited the young Chinese woman to the cockpit during a flight PK-852 from Tokyo to Beijing earlier this week. The video of the incident has gone viral shortly after it came to light. Capt. Aziz is said to be cousin of Director PIA Safety Naved Aziz. #PIA pilot takes Chinese lady to exclusive…

Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in cockpit

MONTREAL: A Sunwing pilot was arrested Saturday after being found intoxicated in a plane he was about to maneuver out of Calgary airport in western Canada. The 37-year-old man was found drunk shortly after 7:00 am (1200 GMT) in the cockpit of the plane he was supposed to pilot to Cancun, Mexico. Before the flight was schedule to take off, the crew and other airline staff noticed the pilot's behaving strangely before he fainted in the cockpit. They then alerted the authorities. The pilot was subsequently escorted…