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Are cockpit selfies making flying riskier?

There has been a lot of talk about cockpit safety in wake of recent incidents and how advent in technology is bringing more distractions for the crew. There have been incidents that have shown how even the trained crew are unaware that they maybe breaking the rules. Quartz ran an interesting piece illustrating how cockpit crew was blatantly clicking selfies all the while when it is expected that the cockpit should be sterile. As explained in the article this has been a cause of catastrophic accidents at times and it is only bound to get worse as and how technology invades every possible space in our lives. They also published a follow up about the rules in places from FAA and European agencies about the…

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