Mums on a Plane

They are the super-heroes of the house. They reign on the school run. We love our mums, and we know they can do almost anything we throw at them. So Ed, Troy and Paulina wanted to find out if your mum could land a Boeing 737 packed with hundreds of passengers? 

Over the past 3 weeks - Emma, Nicki and Claire - have been at the controls of a real Boeing 737 to see if an ordinary west country mum can land a plane. 

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Mums on a Plane Final

Mums on - Captain Mark Meet Co-Pilot Mark

The mums were guided to safety under the close supervision of Captain Mark from Virtual Aerospace. Mark has years of experience flying commercial airliners around the world. Click to find out more about Captain Mark.

Kai Tak The Airport

We asked the 3 mums from across the west to land at one of the most difficult airports in the world - Kai Tak, Hong Kong. Its only runway extends into Victoria Harbour, making landings treacherous.

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We need to say a massive thank you to Virtual Aerospace without whom Mums on a Plane wouldn't be possible. Click and find out how you could be flying a Boeing 737.

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