Half of British Pilots Admit to Sleeping in Cockpit

You may not know it but a lot of pilots fall asleep in the cockpit. A new survey of British airline pilots has revealed that more than half - 56 per cent - have admitted to falling asleep in the cockpit. And nearly one in three pilots responding to the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA) poll said they had woken up to find their co-pilot also asleep. Are pilots exhausted? This question was raised since the news that both a captain and his co-pilot in an Airbus A330 fell asleep at the same time during a long-haul flight. That meant the packed jet operated by an unnamed British airline was left unsupervised in midflight for a period of time.

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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS

Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.

The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.

Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.