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    Dead-Stick Glide Landing

    Can a plane still fly and land safely should it lose both its engines? This is a question that is frequently asked and needs to be answered to dispel doubts. Capt. Lim Khoy Hing explains what a Dead-Stick glide is and why, despite engine failures, it is possible for any trained pilots to safely land an aircraft on any fl at open ground.

    Images: Inmagine 

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    Tom, Dick or Harry?

    You are bound to have seen movies where a gung-ho passenger leaps into action to safely land a wayward aircraft. But can just about anyone takeover the controls and guide a plane to terra firma with no prior training? Capt. Lim Khoy Hing sets matters straight.

    Images: Inmagine

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    The 10 Memory Items

    A pilot has a lot on his plate when he steps into the cockpit to get ready for a flight. It’s quite different compared to what a motorist faces when inside a car. As the pilot is responsible for so many lives in a very expensive flying machine, he is also one of the most checked, evaluated and tested individuals on earth.

    Words: Capt. Lim Khoy Hing

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    Knowledge is King

    Fear of flying or pteromerhanophobia is a very real and debilitating anxiety for many passengers, mostly exacerbated by lack of information. Not being in control is bad enough but ignorance and refusal to seek knowledge can lead to irrational fears that will forever haunt the victim. The good news is that passengers nowadays take the trouble to educate themselves by asking questions on many issues related to flying. Many have personally written to Captain Lim Khoy Hing with their worries and queries. Here are some of the commonly raised questions about flying.

    Words: Capt. Lim Khoy Hing

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    Landing on Water

    You may be familiar with safety procedures demonstrated by the Flight Attendants who explain what to do in the event of a water landing. Now, read on to find out why a water landing takes place, and how safe you are in the hands of a skilled pilot who knows exactly what to do.

    Words: Capt. Lim Khoy Hing

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    Safe in the Sky

    Added security checks and all kinds of restrictions may be a real annoyance when you are in a hurry to catch a flight, but are necessary to ensure you arrive at your destination in one piece – literally. Capt Lim Khoy Hing discusses why safety measures are mandatory while travelling.

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    Parachutes for Planes?

    You have heard of parachutes for people but can an aircraft also be equipped with such a device to avoid serious mishaps in case of emergencies? Capt. Lim Khoy Hing explains the possibilities.

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