A Lot Of Men Think They Could Land A Plane Safely In An Emergency
- Do you think you could safely land an airplane in an emergency? You'd be surprised how many people think they could.
- A YouGov poll published earlier this year asked Americans if they could safely land an airliner, assuming they had guidance from air traffic control.
- About 1 in 3 believed they could do it - but that number jumped up to nearly 50% among men.
- Fortunately, it's possible to get a little practice in - experts say a software flight simulator would actually provide valuable experience for such a situation.
- Do you think you could land a plane with proper instruction? What are some other things people tend to be overconfident about?