Can people who suffer from motion sickness become pilots?

What is Motion sickness? It is a sensation of vomiting or puking when you are traveling by plane car or boat. Have you ever tried using your mobile phone or reading a book in a car?Your body’s sensory organs send mixed messages to your brain, causing dizziness, lightheadedness, or nausea. Some people learn early in their lives that they’re prone to the condition. This is very common among people. The inner ear is disturbed caused by the repeated motion from a moving vehicle. Are you fit to be a pilot if you are suffering from motion sickness? The answer is

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Why a Captain of an aircraft sits on the left hand-side of the cockpit? Theories & Conspiracies

I hope this would be my last time answering this question. In a cockpit the captain always seats in the left also known as the pilot in command(PIC). He will be in charge of decision making in the cockpit during flight as well as during emergencies   But why is he seated in the left but not on the right. On road some countries allow the driver to be seated on the left and some prefer right. I am not gonna elaborate on the driving part. There are many theories on this but none of it proves on really why

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The Number One Reason Why A Crew Member Enters The Cockpit When One Of The Pilots Leave

You may have noticed it but most of the time when you are in the passenger seat we don’t give a damn about whatever is happening in front. Even the safety demonstration by the crew members some of us prefer to stick our earphones in and ignore. So why a crew member replaces the pilot leaving just 1 pilot and the crew member inside. Is there any conspiracy or fishy about it. The truth is, the civil aviation industry has come up with the “2 person cockpit rule”. Airlines from around the world have announced that they will begin requiring

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Decoding The Secrets Behind Flight Numbers

There is a reason for everything in the aviation industry. From the number of crews in an aircraft to the type of meal both the pilots consume. And the numbers and letters you see on your boarding pass are no random combination. Every airline uses a specific system to scribe letters and numbers to every flight. The letter combinations are always alphanumeric. For example, Air Asia Uses AK, Malaysia Airlines uses MH, Malindo OD, etc. Although each airline has its own rules. They are not allowed to use more than 4 digit numbers which are from 1 to 9999. They

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