100 Knots Magazine May 2023

In the May edition, Managing Director & Co-Founder of E-Factor Experiences Limited, Mr. Samit Garg, talks about the Hot Air Balloons, their history, physics, and ecosystem in India. Consultant Aerospace Medicine Specialist Dr. Sanjay Bhargava MD explains the importance of hearing hazards in aviation, their science, and mitigation strategies. A320 Capt. Vijay Devadas talks about the importance of Passenger Addresses and how Pilots can use this opportunity to demonstrate confidence and warmth among nervous flyers. Deputy Chief Pilot of Air India Express, Capt. Vikas Nautiyal discusses Unruly Passengers, Jurisdictional Gaps, accountability issues, and the latest developments.

This month will be saddened by the news of Go First going into bankruptcy. This will mark an unfortunate end to the long-running struggle of Go First after it was forced to ground more than half of its fleet due to recurrent issues and a non-supply of engines from Pratt & Whitney. Our prayers go to the Go First team, and hope for their revival.