Aircraft Loading Error
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Aircraft Loading Error

On Tuesday 13th December 2016, a Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 aircraft was being prepared to operate flight 1393 from Adelaide, South Australia to Brisbane, Queensland. At 9:27 Central Standard Time, the graphical load instruction report was sent to the ramp staff allocated to load the aircraft. Virgin Australia used an electronic load control system, which […]

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Why Lights at Plane Wings Are Different
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Why Lights at Plane Wings Are Different

Do you notice every little detail about your surroundings right away? If yes, then you didn’t miss the fact that all planes have a green light on the end of one wing, and a red one on the other. Why do they have different colors? Well let’s find out! These high-intensity red and green lights, […]

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Why Planes Don’t Fly Over the Pacific Ocean
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Why Planes Don’t Fly Over the Pacific Ocean

You know, making all these videos is pretty exhausting work. What I need is a vacation. Somewhere far away, preferably exotic, and must be exciting! Korea? Or maybe Japan? Great food, fantastic culture, plenty of ways to embarrass myself by misunderstanding the local customs. What’s not to love? But I noticed something strange while booking […]

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A Plane Lost Both Engines So Pilots Had No Other Choice

“Would the lead steward please come to the flight deck… immediately”. Sounds like one of those in-flight announcements from a dramatic plane crash movie. No one would ever want to hear this in reality. Unfortunately, it’s exactly what the passengers on Air Transat Flight 236 heard as their plane ran out of fuel somewhere above […]

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Why Planes Don’t Fly Over Kaaba
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Why Planes Don’t Fly Over Kaaba

Ever wondered why airplanes would not always fly in a straight line from one point to another? After all, they’re in the air, what could possibly stop them? Well, there are plenty of reasons for that, and while some are common, others might be harder to explain. Let’s start with… 1. Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi […]

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Top 15 Most Scary Videos Caught on Airplanes
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Top 15 Most Scary Videos Caught on Airplanes

15. Snake on a Plane Samuel L. Jackson would have lost his mind on this Aeromexico flight. A real live snake on a plane started slithering down from the overhead compartment. The scary viper was alive and well and interested in visiting the cabin passengers. Two of the passengers on board reportedly captured the snake […]

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Why Planes Turn Off the Lights During Landing
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Why Planes Turn Off the Lights During Landing

Do you wonder why Flight Attendants always give us the same instructions before take-off and landing? Some of them sound strange and seem to have no logic. Like, why do we need to open window shades or sit in darkness for flights at night? Pilots have their own window to look through, and they can’t […]

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