Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith is an airline pilot who writes the popular Ask the Pilot column for Salon.

Smoke in the cabin? Just open the window Patrick Smith
Behind the underwear bomb Patrick Smith
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Letter from Mumbai Patrick Smith
A smiley-face ballon floats over Revere Beach in Revere, Mass.
Revere Beach reveries Patrick Smith
Beware the "office" romance Patrick Smith
The things I carry Patrick Smith
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Mexico City does it right Patrick Smith
Curious fliers want to know Patrick Smith
A passenger holds her boarding pass and a transparent bag containing small plastic containers at a security checkpoint at Washington Reagan National Airport
Defeated by TSA Patrick Smith
Where are the books? Patrick Smith
Escape to "hidden airport" Patrick Smith
Who needs UFOs? Patrick Smith
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You wouldn't believe how long my flight was! Patrick Smith
Out of Africa Patrick Smith
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The FAA gets it right -- almost Patrick Smith