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Pilots Get Served Different Meals in Case of Food PoisoningLikely the same meals you're being offered, so hope you chose the same meal as the pilot who continues at the helm during the other's bout of food poisoning.
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The Toilets Can Be Unlocked from the OutsideThis is more of a "Charlie from 'Lost' getting cranked on heroin" precaution than a "People in row 23 joining the mile-high club" fail-safe, but the fact remains that occupied does not mean you're free from the possibility of interruption.
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Pilots Routinely Nod Off During Long FlightsWhile nap breaks are scheduled so one pilot can rest while the other commands a plane once it's at cruising altitude, most pilots (more than 50% according to this survey) have involuntarily nodded off while in the cockpit.
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If You Use the Oxygen Bags for More Than 15 Minutes, You're Gonna Have a Bad TimeThe oxygen masks on planes only supply 15-20 minutes of oxygen. The theory is that the pilots will descend to a height of normal cabin pressurization as soon as an issue is noted.
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Nobody Washes the Blankets or PillowsEnjoy your scabies.
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Guidelines Exist for the Amount of Screws a Plane Is Allowed to Fly WithoutSeems you'd prefer to have zero screws missing, but apparently there's a threshold of acceptable missing screws on the plane.
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