Pilots are not superhuman!Since Wilbur and Orville Wright first (barely) took to the air in 1903, pilots have held great fascination for the rest of us.
In case of an emergencyThe ejection seat has a cushion covering the survival pack.
Key to survive
Water – for the cases where it may be a matter of days rather than hours before rescue, a supply of water is more important to establish before setting out to look for food sources.
Food – water comes first.
How to train a pilotThe process of becoming a fully trained operational RAF pilot is a long and involved one.
Find out about each of the seven phases of training that a pilot must go through to become fully operational by visiting the pilots training feature.