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CITY IN THE SKY

How Pilots Find Their Way in the Sky

  • Aired: 02/15/2017
  • 02:16
  • Rating: TV-PG
We join senior Lufthansa pilot, Captain Joachim Schwarzenberg in the cockpit to learn the secrets of navigating a massive jet through the night sky. It all relies upon a hidden system of virtual ‘waypoints’ that let pilots follow a trail of breadcrumbs through the air.
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How do pilots find their way at night? We go to the cockpit to find out.
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