Ladies and gentlemen, welcome onboard.
Ever wondered why the cabin lights get dimmed for take off and landing when it’s dark? Perhaps you’ve pondered how much the most expensive plane ticket in the world costs? Want to know how many parts make up the iconic Boeing 747, or who became the first to operate an all jet fleet?
Well wonder no more, as all of your questions, plus much, much more will be answered here. Impress your friends with our 50 Useless Aviation Facts.
1) You have a 96% chance of surviving a plane crash. The odds go up even more if you’re nice to your crew.
2) According to one estimate, you can lose about two cups of water from your body for every hour you spend flying. While estimates of water loss during flight vary, it’s well-known that flying causes dehydration in passengers, which can lead to…
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