Airplane facts every frequent flyer should know about
The number of aeroplanes and passengers on this company flying on the air at any given time is 9,728 and 1,270 406 respectively. Some facts about airliners and aviation are mind-blowing. Like the fact that travelling with an aeroplane is safer than with a car. There are many more unique and surprising facts about airliners that can help reduce your fear of flying. Lightning is terrifying for everybody. Being in an aircraft and lighting happens to strike it, can be scarier. The previous lighting to have caused damages to the plane and passengers happened in 1927 so there is no need to worry. The new plane models have been developed in a way that they can withstand any lighting.
There is a reason behind cabin crew dimming the lights for takeoff and landing. This process helps the crew to adjust their eyes to the darkness. With the dimming of the lights everybody will not have to fumble around in case of an accident. The reason for opening a window shade is to help the team see a safer way of evacuating people in case of an emergency. Another surprising fact is that an aeroplane will keep flying even if one drive fails. With one engine the plane will still make it to the final destination. It is possible for a plane to land safely with no functioning engine by gliding.
Experiencing turbulence is not dangerous though many people fear them. Though one may feel like the plane is falling, turbulence only moves the plane up to 20 feet or 100 feet in rare cases. In many cases the airline is not to blame for the awful tasting food served on the plane. When the plane is at thousands of meters above; there … Read More..Read More →