We Understood Why Plane Seats Are So Small

Ah—the luxury of air travel! Knees tucked under your jaw. Feet wedged against the bag you stuffed beneath the seat in front of you. One elbow in your hip crease. The other fighting your neighbor for space on the arm rest. And the comforting “thud-thud-thud” of a kid kicking your seatback from the row behind…

Why There Are No Parachutes on Passenger Planes

Our world is like a great kettle, filled with strange theories and ordinary knowledge, seasoned with exciting discoveries. And some diced carrots. Kind of a big existential stew, if you get me. For example: recently, I discovered the existence of special, super-big parachutes… for airplanes! It got me thinking: if even an airplane can have…

That’s Actually Why Planes Fly Right Into a Hurricane

Your seatbelt is locked tight. There is nothing you can see through the plane’s window except massive clouds torn apart by frightening winds. On a normal flight, you would already start to panic, but it’s a hurricane flight and your plane is going straight into the eye of the storm. Lucky you! Hurricane flights are…

A Routine Plane Takeoff Quickly Turns into a Disaster

NARRATOR: Captain Kevin Stables is preparing to pilot Emery Worldwide Flight 17. His first officer is George Land. They’re hauling freight across the country aboard a 30-year-old DC 8 cargo plane. Hi there. Is that the load plan? JOHN ALBRIGHT: Just before they’re finished up loading the last couple of containers, they would give us…

Sci-Fi Short Film “The Stowaway” presented by DUST

Crazy TURBULENCE !! Compilation – INSIDE PLANE – Scary turbulence in flight – emergency landing

God protect us i love my family i love my family very much looks like.. we gonna make an emergency landing… we dont know what is happening – mom, what is happening ? – nothing my son.. – why the pilot does not say anything ? – its just turbulence my legs are shaking

What To Actually Do If All Plane Engines Fail At The Same Time

To say you’re in a good mood would be an understatement. Your plane is up in the air, the keep your seatbelt fastened sign is off; you’ve just started to watch a movie and soon you’ll get your hands on that gin and tonic you deserve. This time tomorrow you’ll be lying back on a…

Why Planes Turn Lights Off For Takeoff & Landing – Cheddar Explores

At this point, pre-flight preparations are routine. Prior to takeoff, we’ll need all baggage to be stowed properly. Your seats move to the upright position and your seat belts securely fastened. Thank you. Once everyone’s set, the plane lurches away from the terminal and the lights inside the cabin go out. It happens without mention.…

How to Fly Your Drone During an Emergency

Have you ever encountered a situation where you need to fly your drone and you can’t fully comply with the regulations and wonder how you can do that legally? Well, today we’re going to tell you how you can do that. Good day, my name is John Meehan. I’m one of the FAA aviation flight…