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    Fuel For Thought

    Will pumping jet fuel into your car make it fly like a Formula One race car (or plane)? In this issue, Captain Lim Khoy Hing dissects the issue of fuel. 

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    Real Vs. Reel Pilots

    Dissecting the 2012 Hollywood movie, Flight, Captain Lim Khoy Hing separates fact from fiction.

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    A Lifetime of Flying

    A poor carpenter’s son who grew up to become a long-serving pilot talks about his colourful experiences as an aviator. That’s AirAsia’s own Captain Lim Khoy Hing! Read about his journey as a pilot thus far in this issue of Travel 3Sixty°.

    Images: Adam Lee

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    Women On Top

    From doctors to engineers, teachers to truck drivers, women are everywhere and in AirAsia, women work side-by-side, shoulder-to-shoulder with their male counterparts in flying you to your destination. Capt. Lim Khoy Hing speaks to some of AirAsia’s female pilots about their struggles, achievements and, the advice they have for female pilot aspirants.

    Images: Adam Lee

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    Saying No to Your Boss

    Bosses generally get their way while subordinates merely nod, agree and walk away. Not so in the airline industry. When lives are at stake, not only are co-pilots trained to speak up, they can also wrest control and land the aircraft safely. Capt. Lim Khoy Hing explains why it is NOT insubordination when this situation arises in the cockpit.

    Images: Inmagine

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    Mother Nature’s Mood Swings

    This month, Capt. Lim Khoy Hing discusses how the airline industry prepares for and deals with both the predictable and unpredictable moods of Mother Nature. From the winter season and ensuing problems the cold weather brings to volcanic eruptions that spew ash into the air, the airline industry requires thorough and meticulous preparations to reduce and prevent potential problems.

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    Coast Huggers & Curved Routes

    If the shortest distance between two cities is a straight line, why don’t airlines fly point-to-point directly without hugging the coast or in a curved route? Capt. Lim Khoy Hing explains the reason behind this practice and shares other insights into air travel.

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