Whole morning above our heads, students pilots of some Swiss aero company practice.
Is that wise?
Why they do not exercise over uninhabited areas, rather than over our houses?
This entry was posted on September 19, 2013 by ddivna. It was filed under my photos and was tagged with airplanes photos, photography, photos, sky photo, students pilots, summer photo, Swiss aero company.
Good question! 😕
At least it gave you the opportunity of getting those nice shots! 🙂
September 19, 2013 at 18:25
Yes, that’s true! 🙂
September 19, 2013 at 20:35
I’m glad they get a chance to practice before flying me anywhere.
September 19, 2013 at 19:21
But…over my head?!
September 19, 2013 at 20:33
If there’s an airport nearby with training capacity, they’ll need to practice multiple landings and the best way is to fly circuits…
September 19, 2013 at 21:01
Yeah, they just do this! They were flying very low and in circles. We are a city of 70,000 people on the coast. We have the airport 15 km from the city, landing numerous planes because we are tourist resort on the Mediterranean. They can easily circle over the sea or over the fields where there is airport, why over houses. Normally planes do not fly that way.
September 19, 2013 at 21:34
Most holiday flights will be straight-in or out with no circuits. This looks a large plane which will fly a large circuit. The runway alignment may mean overflight of part of the city. When training they will practice unusual failures to the aircraft which may make their circuits larger than standard…
September 19, 2013 at 22:29
Accidents can always happen. I think our airport gets good money for it. 😉
September 20, 2013 at 10:30
Flying anywhere is pretty cool. Two weeks to go 😉
September 20, 2013 at 10:41
About flight training. When I worked for our national airline company Finnair, I heard that Swiss commercial pilots must also train for military air planes; was it true or not, I do not have any idea. I do not know what the situation today is.
October 3, 2013 at 07:06
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