A Doomed Aircraft Is Left to Fly Until it Runs Out of Fuel

We have a developing story, as you may have heard. There was as a civilian Learjet– NARRATOR: News of a rogue Learjet, flying hundreds of miles off course, has captivated the nation. PRESS SECRETARY: The FAA began tracking aircraft in distress. The president was made aware of this situation, this morning, in a meeting with…

Why Planes Can’t Move in Reverse

I was flying to San Diego the other day, and after having nestled into my window seat, I started to watch the other airplanes taxiing around. And suddenly, I realized that I’d never seen a single plane moving backward on it’s own . So, the question was, “Can airplanes actually move in reverse?” Despite what…

Why Wings Don’t Fall Off Planes

Wings. Ah those delicious Buffalo style chicken wings. I actually had those in Buffalo. Just love em! Especially when they’re hot and spicy! You…uh ‘scuse me. Oh, not that kind of wing? The airplane kind? Got it. Alright — let’s start over shall we? Even if you don’t know anything else about airplanes, you know…

Phantom 2 vision | camera drone

Phantom 2 vision | camera drone

Why Planes Are So Loud Inside

So…you’ve just taken your seat on board your airliner, and your palms are sweaty, your heart is racing, and you just can’t shake your anxiety. That’s okay – a ton of people are nervous flyers! You’ll probably be paying extra close attention to every sensation and sound during your flight. Stay with me: there are…

Why Planes Can’t Fly Over Messi’s House

Ah…the perks of being a big-name celebrity, eh? Nice cars, private jets, designer clothes, your own personal No-Fly Zone around your sprawling $7-million mansion… Ok, that might not be the case for all famous people, but it is for Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi! And the reasons will surprise you… If I could sum it…

From The Depths Plane Tutorial

Hey guys Ballparkkenan here and today will be learning about planes. Will start off with placing the wings. You’ll notice when I place one, a yellow indicator pops up. This shows you where your center of lift is. You’ll want to keep this just behind your center of mass. If your center of lift is…

7 Tips To Help You Survive a Plane Crash

Hey there… I’m trying to stay upbeat and positive, but it’s hard right now. I just saw this terrible news story about a plane crash overseas. I’d love to say it’s one of those things I could never imagine happening to me, but I’m supposed to go on vacation next week and that’s all I…

Mitsubishi Zero, P51s, Corsair at Planes of Fame Air Museum

We’re at the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino California. We’ve heard some great things about the museum and we love air museums. We wanted to come down today to check it out and go through to see all of their displays. [engine buzzing] We’re in the fliables hangar and this is a B-25 Mitchell…

Why Planes Don’t Fly Over Himalayas

Wouldn’t it be amazing to see the tallest mountain on the planet from an airplane window? Just imagine yourself nestled in your seat, sipping on a coffee and admiring that snow covered mountain peak! The only problem is that planes don’t fly over Mount Everest, or the Himalayan range, for that matter. But why? To…