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Video answers: ‘The history of aviation safety’

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. The cabins were unpressurised, the propellers were limited and the engines were unreliable. Navigation was sometimes imprecise, and there were no radios to communicate.
  2. Jet engines, voice transmission, air traffic control centres and advanced navigation aids.
  3. They made planes more powerful and reliable. They also allowed more people to travel to new destinations for fun, which helped create the idea of the charter flight.
  4. They helped to make auto pilots better, improve navigation and introduced a new generation of simulators.
  5. It allows crews to make the best use of resources available to safely manage a flight.

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