The Primary Threat to Planes Worldwide Is Surprising
You’ve probably heard that being on a plane is safer than being in a car, and it may be true, but even planes are not invincible, and it turns out that the major threat to an aircraft’s integrity and functionality are … birds!
The Caproni Transaereo - the Plane That Turned Heads
The Caproni Transaereo had eight powerful engines and 9 wings arranged in a triple triplane configuration, which made for one pretty bizarre-looking plane.
It's Incredible That These Weird Planes Ever Took Flight...
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Step Inside the Cockpits of These Amazing Planes
It was used as a spy plane to penetrate deep into Soviet territory during the Cold War. The plane last flew in 1998. The Bell AH-1Z Viper is an updated version of the Cobra attack helicopter. Pilots wear a heads-up display helmet to read vital information and lock on to targets.
Invisible Warfare: The History of Stealth Planes
Larger planes carried large payloads of explosives, and smaller airplanes were used to try and stop the larger bombers. During that time, RADAR technology was developed, allowing military forces to detect and track aircraft from a great distance.
Why Planes Never Fly Over Tibet
If you were to view a live global air traffic map at any given time, you would not see any planes flying over Tibet. Not even one. In fact, it seems aircrafts will go out of their way to fly around it. But why is that?
These Private Jets and Planes Are the World's Most Lavish
The world's super-rich are no strangers to a private plane or two, but there are some that are more equal than others.
We Might See Electric Planes as Soon as 2024!
Among his many endeavors, Elon Musk is also working on an eVTOL, an electric zero-emission plane. As battery technology continues to improve and develop, we can expect to see Musk’s prototype as soon as 3 to 4 years from now!
Planes Rarely Cross Over the Pacific Ocean, But Why?
You will rarely find a plane route stretching all the way across the Pacific Ocean. Even planes flying directly to Japan from the westmost airports in the Unites States will usually take the northern route, flying all the way through Alaska. Have you even wondered why this is the case?
Future Now: Are Zero Emission Planes the Future of Flight?
If the company’s plans pan out, the new aircraft will revolutionize the way we see commercial planes. What does the future of plane-building look like according to Airbus? Find out in the article below.
13 Craziest and Quirkiest Vintage Planes to Ever Take Off
Let’s now take a look at some of the weirdest and most unusual vintage planes that once flew through the skies. Related Post: The Airplanes That Conquered the Skies 1. The French H-34 A, with an enclosed gun mount, including a gunner on the starboard side.
Inside Airbus A380: The World's Biggest Passenger Plane
The Airbus A380 is the largest passenger plane ever built. It measures an impressive 73 meters (239 ft) in length and has an 80 meter (262 ft) wingspan! This magnificent ‘superjumbo’ has now been in service for 10 years and can carry as many as about 850 passengers.
Amazing Places Where Abandoned Planes Now Rest
This video takes us on a trip to the most incredible places where these old planes now rest. From Elvis Presley's private jet to a bizarre Boeing in Bali, these abandoned aircraft are truly fascinating.
How the Spitfire Became the Most Iconic Plane to Ever Fly
The mighty Spitfire will always be known as the plane that saved Britain from invasion and defeat during the Second World War. The full documentary below explains its role in detail and graphically illustrates the fascination and appeal that it has harbored ever since its first flight.
Joke: A Quick Plane Ride
He requested permission to rent a plane and take photos from the air. His request was approved and arrangements were made. He was told to report to a nearby airport where a plane would be waiting for him. He arrived at the airport and saw a plane warming up near the gate.
What's the Dirtiest Place on the Plane?
I think it’s safe to say that most of us enjoy and even look forward to the moment we take our seats on the plane and wait excitedly for the takeoff that will lead us to a new place.
This Is NASA's Weirdest Plane Design Yet!
This experimental plane is NASA's development, and the variable single sweep wing that makes the plane look odd may also help it reach supersonic speeds much faster. Watch this video for an in-depth explanation. This Is NASA's Weirdest Plane Design Yet!
Joke: The Plane, the Crash and the Emergency Plan
The plane lands on water, and the captain calmly says, "Hello passengers, we have successfully landed on the water, I hope all of you are fine! Now, all of the people who can swim, please go to the right side of the plane. The people who can't, please go to the left.
Attention Passengers! These Are the Best Planes For Travel
Sometimes you may find that it's worth shelling out a little more money for a different airline with a plane that has more legroom, more light, or better air circulation on board.
Paul Allen's Collection of WWII Planes Is Staggering!
He destroyed several British planes before being shot down and crashing off the coast of Cape Blanc Nez, France. The model seen here was discovered by a man walking on a beach of Calais, who spotted the plane's wing poking out from beneath the sand in 1988. 4.
The Most Expensive Plane Ticket in the World...
Witness this outrageously expensive plane ride. The Most Expensive Plane Ticket in the World... video, design, expensive, luxury, most expensive, plane ride, plane ticket, etihad a380 This plane ride is so fancy you will probably never want to get off.
From Crash to Luxury - A Plane Hotel!
That was exactly the case for one Boeing 727 plane. Back in 1965, this old boy was salvaged from a San Jose Airport in Costa Rica resting place and returned to life as something else - a swanky hotel suspended in the air.
NASA's new machine: helicopter and a plane combined
It takes off like a helicopter and flies like a plane, and it’s electric . NASA's new machine: helicopter and a plane combined amazing, video, NASA, futurism, flying machine NASA's new flying machine
Fascinating: How Does a Plane Wing Work?
If you've ever been on a plane, you've probably asked yourself this question: How does this huge, heavy machine stay in the air like a bird?