10 Interesting Facts About Airplanes
According to the research, it was determined that the world’s safest transportation vehicle was traveling by plane. But still, we can’t prevent our fear. Maybe it’s the secrets they keep from us. Tie your seatbelts now, we explain all the secrets.
1-Why Welcome Welcome at the Aircraft Entrance?
Planes are more normative than all other means of transport and we are expected to comply with these rules. At the door the hostesses welcome you with a warm smile saying welcome. According to the surveys, the passengers are welcomed with welcome, they feel belonging to the plane, they behave more respectfully and they obey the rules. So they don’t do it because they care about you. By sending a message to your subconscious, they make you better.
2-Pilots are forbidden to eat same food
It is forbidden for the pilot and co-pilot to eat the same food. The reason is not to lose the two pilots at the same time in case of food poisoning. Special meals are made apart from the passengers. In the event that two separate meals cannot be provided, a pilot meal is to be waited for one hour and the other pilot can eat the same meal if it is not poisoned. It sounds cruel, but it’s necessary for us.
3-What happens when the plane is in the air?
The fuel tank is fully loaded before it’s on its way, right? Airplanes are doing the opposite, and they just get enough fuel because the lighter the airplane, the less fuel it consumes. This means less costs for the airline but there is always a risk. Fuel costs may be higher than airtime. In such a case, an emergency landing is made at the nearest airport and fuel is taken. But it never sets off with full warehouse
4-Why is an ashtray in the aircraft toilet?
As in any indoor area, smoking is prohibited on airplanes. Why do you think there’s still an ashtray in the airplane washrooms? So if someone pisses off the ban on smoking in the toilet, at least, he can throw the cigarette into an ashtray instead of garbage. Because if he throws out at full, a fire comes on the plane, which causes a much bigger problem than smoking inside. So they secretly give us the message, “Throw them in the ashtray.”
5-Why is no seat number 13 on board?
Have you ever sat on the 13th? I hear you say no. Because the number 13 is considered sinister in many cultures, most airlines jump from 12 to 14 in the seat ranking. This number is not used by almost any company due to passengers who refuse to sit in position 13 because it is sinister.
6-Why do the lights turn off when landing and taking off?
The lights are switched off during take-off and landing at night. The reason is thought to be to prevent reflection from nearby buildings, but that is not the main reason. In an emergency, the lights are dimmed in order to use your eyes more effectively. Airplanes fall most often during landing and take-off times, and the purpose of the lights-off is to prepare you for an emergency.
7-What Happens If The Toilet Door Is Locked?
One of the biggest perturbations is the possibility of someone opening the door when you are in the toilet. Did you know that even if you lock in airplane toilets, the doors can be opened easily? There is a hidden arm outside for flight personnel to enter the toilet in case of emergency. It is a precaution against the possibility of someone being fainted or locked, and only the staff knows the location of that arm.
8-Are the planes clean enough?
How clean and tidy does the planes look? But the truth is not so. There is not enough time to clean the flight between them and the airplane is just like a sweep. Pillows and blankets are not washed or even changed. It’s just repackaged. The portable tables in front of you are erased if time lags. He doesn’t know who put what on the table before you.
9-How are Planes Protected from Lightning Strike?
One of the most feared things on the plane is the possibility of lightning strikes. But don’t be afraid. On a rainy day, you’re safer on the plane than on the ground. The airplanes are covered with copper, and this does not affect the interior even if the lightning strikes. So by this time you may have struck lightning many times while on the plane because you will not feel it.
10-Why do not we eat food on the plane?
Does the taste of things that we eat from the Free Shop and eat on the plane seem worse? They don’t tell you this, but when you’re above a certain height, your saliva epidemic and your sense of smell are reduced by 30%. That’s why food tastes worse. This is the reason why plane meals always come without salt. In fact, it is salty, but you cannot perceive it, and you take the salt.