94 Interesting Plane Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

94 Interesting plane facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random plane facts.

1. Accidentally text the wrong person? Immediately put your phone on airplane mode and once it fails to deliver, delete the message.
2. Even if you are involved in a plane crash, statistically you have a 76% chance of survival.
3. The odds of dying in a car accident are 1 in 5000. Odds of dying in a plane crash are 1 in 11 million.
4. Broccoli is one of the healthiest foods to eat on this planet.
5. The spots on the planet with the highest amount of lightning are Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
6. Humans are the best long distance runners on the planet, able to beat horses (and everything else) in marathon distance races.
7. The chances of surviving a plane crash are 95.7%.
8. Two surgeons used a coat hanger, brandy, and a tube to operate on a collapsed lung during an airplane flight and succeeded.
9. Animal Planet aired a fake documentary about the existence of mermaids that convinced thousand of viewers. Twice.
10. Jerrie Mock was the first woman to fly a plane solo around the world she disliked the spotlight so much, hardly anyone knew about it.
11. 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.
12. The planet Neptune emits more light than it receives from the Sun.
13. Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways has announced a five year "Star Wars Project" to create an R2 D2 themed plane.
14. Planetary scientist Eugene Shoemaker is the only human in history to have their ashes buried on the Moon.
15. Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane in case of a crash.
16. A U.S. mother sent her adopted Russian child back on a plane to Russia with a note saying "I no longer wish to parent this child."
17. There are currently more people on Facebook, than there were on the planet 200 years ago.
18. American Airlines could save $352, 154 in yearly fuel costs by flying without Sky Mall catalogs weighing down its planes.
19. Ants have colonized almost every landmass on our planet. With the exception of Antarctica, the Arctic, and a handful of islands.
20. There are tribes living in the jungle who have had no contact with the outside world. They fire arrows at airplanes.
21. In 1951, after his plane crashed into the ocean, Clint Eastwood swam 3 miles to safety (along with his pilot).
22. Neptune was the first planet to be discovered by mathematical calculations before it was actually seen by a telescope.
23. Astronomers found a planet 4, 000 light years away that is made of diamond.
24. 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!
25. Pluto never made a full revolution around the sun while it was still considered a planet.
26. The Pizza Planet delivery truck, which has appeared in every Pixar film except The Incredibles, also appeared in all 3 Toy Story films.
27. Bill Gates has been the richest person on the planet for 16 of the past 21 years.
28. Tip: Putting your phone on airplane mode will help it charge faster.
29. Cockroaches are one of the most fart producing creatures on the planet.
30. Every planet in our solar system could fit between Earth and the Moon.
31. Four planet Earths would be required to sustain the levels of consumption in the US alone.
32. Tip: When searching plane tickets online, delete your cookies. Prices go up if you visit a site multiple times
33. The Bermuda Triangle has as many ship and plane disappearances as any other region of the ocean.
34. On Super Bowl Sunday, Americans will eat enough chips to fill 39 Boeing 747 planes.
35. If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7 am, you will arrive in Honolulu, Hawaii at approximately 7.45 pm the previous day.
36. 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.
37. Russia has a larger surface area than the entire planet of Pluto.
38. The smoothest place to sit in an airplane is often over or near the wing.
39. When hummingbirds dive, their bodies twerk faster than any other vertebrate on the planet.
40. African elephants are the largest land mammals on the planet, and the females of this species undergo the longest pregnancy—22 month
41. All of the planets in our solar system could fit in the distance between the Earth and the Moon.
42. Stars eat planets.
43. People fart more on planes because of the air pressure changes — the gases in the stomach expand when high in the air.
44. Our galaxy probably contains at least 2 billion planets like Earth.
45. If you earn more than US$21, 000 a year, you are part of the richest 4% on the planet.
46. On February 5, 2040, there’s a 1 in 500 chance that a 460 foot asteroid named 2011 AG5 will hit the planet.
47. Samuel L. Jackson demanded that the studio keep "Snakes on a Plane" as the title because it was the only reason he accepted the role.
48. Bacteria have been around for at least 3.5 billion years, making them the oldest known life form on the planet.
49. Jupiter can have a triple eclipse, in which three moons cast shadows on the planet simultaneously.
50. The Shining, Blues Brothers, The Empire Strikes Back, Friday the 13th, Caddyshack and Airplane! were all released in the same summer, 1980.
51. In 2006, a woman farted on a plane and tried to cover up the smell by lighting matches, causing an emergency landing.
52. A woman once farted on a plane and tried to cover up the smell by lighting matches, which caused an emergency landing.
53. The pistol shrimp is one of the loudest animals on the planet
54. Ernest Hemingway survived two plane crashes on two consecutive days.
55. If all of the volcanoes on Earth erupted, the effects on the planet would be more devastating than a nuclear winter.
56. Astronomers say there are at least 8.8 billion planets with a similar size and temperature as Earth in our galaxy alone.
57. A day on Mercury is equivalent to almost 59 days on the planet Earth.
58. While searching for plane tickets online, delete your Internet cookies. Prices go up if you visit a site multiple times.
59. Tip: When searching plane tickets online, delete your cookies. Prices go up if you visit a site multiple times.
60. Accidentally text the wrong person? Immediately put your phone on airplane mode and once it fails to deliver, delete the message!
61. Avocados, raspberries, almonds, broccoli, spinach, salmon are among the healthiest foods on the planet!
62. Statistically you could fly in an airplane every day for 123, 000 years before being in a fatal crash.
63. If the entire world smoked a joint of Marijuana, there would be peace for 3 hours on the entire planet.
64. why can’t plane tickets be like 10 dollars
65. At age 18, Sam Smith got a tattoo of an airplane because he was drunk and fresh off a plane.
66. Everyone talks about leaving a better planet for our kids. Let’s try to leave better kids for our planet.
67. 2% of people on this planet have green eyes.
68. Purchasing plane tickets while your browser is in Incognito mode will lower the prices
69. Scientists suggest that 60 billion planets in our Milky Way galaxy alone could support life.
70. Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.
71. Animal Planet made a fake documentary about the existence of mermaids... twice
72. Avocados, raspberries, almonds, broccoli, spinach, salmon are among the healthiest foods on the planet! Be Healthy.
73. The porpoise is second to man as the most intelligent animal on the planet.
74. More people are killed from donkeys in a year than planes
75. There are 6.8 billion people on the planet at present. Only 3.5 million use a toothbrush.
76. Tip: Putting your phone in airplane mode will stop ads while playing games.
77. In 2011 researchers let 100 paper planes go 23 miles above Germany. Some have since been found in Canada, USA, Australia and South Africa.
78. Human sized penguins used to roam the planet.
79. On average, every square mile of sea on the planet contains 46, 000 pieces of rubbish.
80. People earning over 14, 000 a year are the richest 4% on the planet.
81. There are enough diamonds in existence to give everyone on the planet a cupful.
82. Jupiter is the largest planet in our Solar system. It is so big that more than 1300 Earths could fit inside it.
83. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
84. An airplane mechanic invented Slinky while he was playing with engine parts and realized the possible secondary use for the springs.
85. Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.
86. A small airplane can fly backwards.
87. Houdini was the first man to fly a plane solo in Australia.
88. Jupiter's moon Ganymede, is larger than the planet Mercury.
89. Lightning strikes about 6, 000 times per minute on this planet.
90. More people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes.
91. Originally, BMW was an airplane engine manufacturer.
92. Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution.
93. The launching mechanism of a carrier ship that helps planes to take off could throw a pickup truck over a mile.
94. Tsunamis ( tidal waves ) travel as fast as jet planes.
Next Random Fact List Fun Facts Short Jokes