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Cockpit Confidential

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One thing most of us can agree on is that air travel is at best a mysterious world we don’t quite understand, and at worst, a real annoyance. For the last nine years, Salon has featured a column called "Ask the Pilot,” giving readers an opportunity to get their questions about flying answered straight from the source. Patrick Smith is a commercial airline pilot who writes the column, and he’s agreed to subject himself to our questions...and yours.

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