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…

The Real Life Sci-Fi of Vertical Take-Off Planes

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant.org a problem solving website that helps you think like an engineer. The sight of a 9.4 tonne plane slowly rise off the ground, balancing precariously on 4 columns of air over the rough water of Galway bay, is the closest to sci-fi alien technology…

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…

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…

Drone safety rules – excluded category

With more drones in Australian skies than ever before, it’s important that you understand the rules that keep you and others safe. If you’re using a drone, or remotely piloted aircraft, for work or business, there are specific rules that apply to you. Flying a drone commercially means flying for any type of hire or…

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…

Flying on Unbelievable Russian and Soviet Planes

(upbeat inspirational music) – Today’s video is all about Soviet aviation. Many of you may be unfamiliar with this, but I want to show you what’s flying on the Russian Plane, a Soviet airplane’s like, and I also have the expert of Russian Soviet aviation, Charles Kennedy with me. Antonov has the world’s largest aeroplane…

What Happens To Planes after Retirement?

We are an educational channel covering interesting topics in entertaining ways. Subscribe! We are glad you are here. Airplanes are extremely expensive, airlines spend millions and millions to get the latest models, and millions more to operate them. But the lifespan of airplanes is much shorter than you think, so what happens when the old…