Miraculous Plane Landing on New Orleans Levee
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Miraculous Plane Landing on New Orleans Levee

NARRATOR: It’s a rough ride aboard a 737 on descent in the wilderness. A violent thunderstorm has caught the pilots off guard. Ask the flight attendants to take their seats. [THUNDER] CAPTAIN: Flight attendants, please take your seats. [RAIN AND THUNDER] NARRATOR: Suddenly, less than 17,000 feet from the ground, the flight becomes all the […]

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NASA crashes helicopter for safety
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NASA crashes helicopter for safety

On a Wednesday morning in late winter, technicians at NASA’s Langley Research Center hovered around a small helicopter sitting under a 240-foot tall structure known as the Landing and Impact Research Facility. Inside the lightweight MD-500 chopper were four crash test dummies — three of them standard head-to-toe models, one a special torso equipped with […]

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The Vanishing of Flight 370
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The Vanishing of Flight 370

At Kuala Lumpur International Airport, a Boeing 777 is preparing for departure. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is a daily passenger flight between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Beijing, China. Forty-two minutes past midnight, Flight 370 is given clearance to depart. On board are Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, First Officer Fariq Abdul Hamid, ten cabin crew members, […]

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Airplane black boxes, explained
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Airplane black boxes, explained

“Tower, look at to the south, there’s an aircraft crashing” On Veterans’ Day in 2001, an airplane carrying 260 people dropped out of the sky shortly after taking off from JFK. “An aircraft just crashed to the south of the field” The top fin of the plane broke off and fell into Jamaica Bay, and […]

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Can your Phone Crash an Aeroplane?
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Can your Phone Crash an Aeroplane?

Myth or Fact Fact Myth Using Phone During Airplane Flight will make it crash Myth Passengers are requested to disable their mobile phones as the signal will interferes with planes’s navigation there are no known recorded incidents of crashes having been definitely caused be such interference Some Airplanes comes with systems that allow to use […]

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