Tuesday, 25 June 2013

13 inspiring facts about airplanes

At the May holidays, many of our compatriots prefer to fly away from their home towns. Even those who are afraid to fly. If you belong to their number, this post - for you! Probably after you are familiar with our "baker's dozen" air facts, you will feel more confident on the board. Although it is not a fact . Some degree of aerophobia so high that no facts will not help.

Air transportation - the safest form of transport

 Every 3 seconds in the world next plane lands

If the chance of daily disaster was only 0.01%, this would mean that the day should break up at least 13 aircraft

 Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes

Killed by a car while standing on a pedestrian crossing, while the green light likely ten times more than in a plane crash.

Before each flight the plane passes a complex technical inspection.

Plane crash - is never an accident, but always a combination of factors

 More than 80% of the population is afraid to fly. 5% completely abandons flights, preferring to air transport and ground water

The scientific name of fear and flight altitude - aerophobia

In flight attendants fall more often than representatives of other professions.

Many are afraid of falling down from a height of 10 km. This is not possible because of the strong pressure under the wings of the aircraft. He hangs in the air is no worse than the car on the highway. It can be put on the tail, turn on its axis by 100 degrees downward - and if you let go of the steering wheel, the airplane will just wiggle in the air, like a boat on the waves.

Myths about the fact that Russian airlines buy decommissioned aircraft in Korea, and our pilots are drinking alcohol at the wheel - the result of mass aerophobia.

 Pilots and flight attendants do not receive cash bonuses for "risk." Because the plane is flying is not contrary to common sense and the laws of nature, and through them

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