Everything We Know About The Private Planes Of World Leaders

It’s no secret that the world’s top leaders travel in style. Just look at this $500 million flying fortress or the $1.5 billion fleet for the Qatar royal family. But while these planes’ aesthetics may seem a bit much, the aircraft are actually built for utility. Their job? To protect heads of states while they…

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…

Plane slides off runway after hitting black ice during terrifying landing – The News

 This terrifying footage shows the moment an airplane skidded off a runway and slammed into the snowy ground  The busy American Airlines flight careered off the frozen airstrip when landing in Chicago, US, yesterday afternoon  One of the plane’s wings can be seen smashing into the snow beside the runway, while passengers scream out in…

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…

Baby Plane Doo Doo Song (Single) I Airplane Shark Zoom Zoom Cartoon by Fun For Kids TV

You are watching Fun For Kids TV Let’s learn and have fun… Baby Plane Zoom Zoom Sister Plane Zoom Zoom Brother Plane Zoom Zoom Mommy plane zoom zoom zoom Daddy plane zoom zoom zoom Scary plane zoom zoom Fly away zoom zoom zoom We are safe zoom zoom zoom We are safe zoom zoom zoom…

Boeing grounds planes after cracks detected

LOGAN AIRPORT WITH NEW DETAILS IN OVERNIGHT. TODD? TODD: ANTOINETTE, GOOD MORNING. WE’RE WAITING FOR A NUMBER OF DETAILS INCLUDING HOW THIS COULD IMPACT TRAVELERS AT LOGAN AIRPORT. HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW RIGHT N THIS MORNING. A BOEING SPOKESPERSON SAID UP TO 737 M.G. PLANES HAVE BEEN GROUNDED BECAUSE CRACKS HAVE BEEN DETECTED ACCORDING TO…

How Planes Are Able To Land On Water

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 flew into a flock of Canadian geese shortly after taking off from New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The plane lost all engine power while flying over Manhattan. Their options? Attempt to land on the Hudson River or crash into one of the densest cities in the US. Clip:…

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…