1.Rotating nozzles are used by the AV-8B Harrier II during vertical takeoff and landing. The 25mm cannon’s force is enough to cause the nozzles on the Harrier’s gun pod to tremble and slightly sag when it fires at a ground target. Before coming out of the dive, the nozzles must be checked and put back in their fully aft position. Otherwise, the pilot runs the risk of overstressing the aircraft.
2. The Soviets chose to use a special alcohol to cool their radars instead of the specific chemical utilised by western jets. The fact is that alcohol was less expensive and flammable than the chemicals used in western aircraft made it advantageous to them. For the radar to function, heat had to be removed, thus alcohol was kept in a separate tank and slowly evaporated.
3. The Sahara Desert and aeroplane air are both extremely dry You may have noticed that when you travel, your hands become dry and your throat feels like sandpaper. because the Sahara’s typical humidity is barely above the pressured air in the cabin, which is kept below a bone-dry 20 percent humidity.
4. A tiny gap in the aeroplane glass could save your life That is the breather hole, and in addition to regulating pressure so you don’t get too cold should the outer pane of the window break, it also prevents the inner pane from break which would result you suddenly breathing in oxygen at 35,000 feet.
5.Usually, turbulence only drops you a few feet in the air normal minor turbulence only causes the plane to lose a few feet of altitude, despite the fact that you can feel as though you’re on the top floor of the Tower of Terror. The plane moves 10–20 feet during moderate turbulence, for which the pilots advise the flight attendants to sit down. In the worst cases, a plane could be moved 100 feet by severe, nerve-wracking turbulence that you would talk about for the rest of your life.