• News Feeds
Page last updated at 09:05 GMT, Saturday, 25 June 2011 10:05 UK

Pilot suspended over 'foul-mouthed rant'


A pilot has been suspended after an expletive-laden rant about his flight crew was inadvertently broadcast over the entire Texas airspace: he'd failed to realise his microphone was still on. Guy Hirst, retired British Airways training captain and co-founder of Atrainability, shares his tips on pilot-politeness and communication.

Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific