Posts tagged "pilot"

Passenger Flies Plane Because Pilot Has A Migraine — Or, Why I Am Not A Pilot

There are many reasons why I am not a pilot. I don’t like flying that much. I have poor sight and coordination. And also, I get mind-squeezingly bad migraines. And though that didn’t stop one Lufthansa pilot from taking off, it did prevent him from completing the flight. The Daily Mail reports that on a recent flight…

Julie Gerstein / November 25, 2012

Quotable: Your Pilot Today Will Be Nicole Richie

“This past Thursday I flew to Montreal to promote my two lines, Winter Kate and House of Harlow 1960. And by flew, I mean I actually flew. My partners, Rick and Brian, let me be the co-pilot once again on their jet! It was so much fun! Now if only everyone else on the flight…

Kate Torgovnick/ / February 24, 2010

Pilots To Get Stick Shift

Being a combat pilot in the Israeli Army is a tough job, but it’s about to get harder. Military officials are considering dispensing the wonder-woody drug, Viagra, to the elite division of their air force. Studies have shown that Viagra helps performance at high altitudes because it counteracts dizziness caused by high blood pressure i…

Simcha / February 8, 2008