Can a private pilot land an airliner? (FREEview 105)

Watch this segment WITH DIRECTOR'S COMMENTARY here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAy7YyA3dFM ALL SEASONS NOW AVAILABLE on iTUNES at http://iTunes.Theaviators.TV To download The Aviators on your iPhone or iPad, CLICK HERE: https://itunes.apple.com/tv-season/the-aviators-season-6/id1039971848 To download The Aviators on your Android device, CLICK HERE: https://play.google.com/store/tv/show/The_Aviators?id=OIEYFVMORc8 The Aviators, the smash hit that airs across the US on PBS, in Canada on Travel & Escape, and on Discovery Channel internationally, is back for an exciting second season! Visit http://www.TheAviators.TV for show updates, to view complete episodes online, or to buy Aviators hats, shirts, posters, or DVDs. The Aviators is "For Everyone Who Has Ever Gazed Skywards" Episode features the following segments: Can a private pilot land an airliner?, Delfin L-29 fighter jet, Aircraft annual inspection, Airbus A380.

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