Michael, a commercial pilot from New Jersey, writes: “In fixed-wing airplanes that require two pilots, the captain sits on the left. Why is that?”
Because it’s easier for left-handed pilots, like me, to fly from the left seat, and we all know that lefties make the best pilots. Next question…
What..? What’s that? You say 90% of the pilot population disagrees with me?
Oh. Well, I guess there must be some other explanation, then. So let’s dig into it.[Read more…]