Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago
18 Interesting airplane facts
Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random airplane facts.
1. Accidentally text the wrong person? Immediately put your phone on airplane mode and once it fails to deliver, delete the message.
2. Two surgeons used a coat hanger, brandy, and a tube to operate on a collapsed lung during an airplane flight and succeeded.
3. Airplane crashes have a 96% survival rate! In the U.S, from 1983 to 2000, 51, 207 out of 53, 487 people survived airplane crashes.
4. Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane in case of a crash.
5. There are tribes living in the jungle who have had no contact with the outside world. They fire arrows at airplanes.
6. If you?re not getting service for your phone, try turning it on airplane mode and then switch it back. It should find signal then!
7. Tip: Putting your phone on airplane mode will help it charge faster.
8. Young male chimpanzees have been seen using logs to play the "airplane game" moving the log side to side in the air just like humans do.
9. The smoothest place to sit in an airplane is often over or near the wing.
10. The Shining, Blues Brothers, The Empire Strikes Back, Friday the 13th, Caddyshack and Airplane! were all released in the same summer, 1980.
11. Accidentally text the wrong person? Immediately put your phone on airplane mode and once it fails to deliver, delete the message!
12. Statistically you could fly in an airplane every day for 123, 000 years before being in a fatal crash.
13. At age 18, Sam Smith got a tattoo of an airplane because he was drunk and fresh off a plane.
14. Tip: Putting your phone in airplane mode will stop ads while playing games.
15. An airplane mechanic invented Slinky while he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use for the springs.
16. A small airplane can fly backwards.
17. Originally, BMW was an airplane engine manufacturer.
18. Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution.