11 Facts You Should Know About Flying
Every plane has a red light on the left wing, so at night, other pilots can easily identify which direction the plane is flying.
Although smoking is now banned on commercial airlines, most planes still have ashtrays. That’s because the FAA requires them just in case someone does light up so they can properly put it out.
Planes can fly with only one engine and can land with no engine at all. So if your plane’s engine died mid-air, you’d likely still land in one piece!
Airplanes are literally dry as the Sahara desert. The cabin is kept below 20% humidity.
Food tastes extra shitty because a third of your taste buds are numbed at altitude.
Although it feels like you’re on the Tower of Terror, moderate turbulence only drops you 10-20 feet.