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Why Lights at Plane Wings Are Different

by: BRIGHT SIDE     Published on: 02 October 2019

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Do you notice every little detail about your surroundings right away? If yes, then you didn't miss the fact that all planes have a green light on the end of one wing, and a red one on the other. Why do they have different colors? Actually, these high-intensity red and green lights, together with a white light located on the tail, are the plane's navigation lights. The red light is always on the left wingtip, and the green one is always on the right. These navigation lights are on at all times. Apart from navigation lights, planes have red rotating beacon lights installed on the upper and lower fuselage. Let's find out what they are for! Other videos you might like:Why Planes Don't Fly Over the Pacific Ocean https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00AT5h_sOQM&A Plane Disappeared And Landed 37 Years Later https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AoJddnJ6SA&What Happens When a Bird Flies Into a Plane Engine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CozYL-_ttEc&TIMESTAMPS:How pilots avoid any chance of collision 0:38Red blinking light 1:08Taxi lights 1:29White strobe lights fitted at the wingtips 1:59Why are there white spiral marks on airplane engines? 2:24Why are there holes in airplane windows? 2:57Why are there hooks on the wings? 3:28Is it possible to get extra space on a plane? 4:02Why are the lights dimmed during take-off and landing? 4:30Why do planes leave white trails in the sky? 5:02Can a plane door open mid-flight? 5:27Is it safe to fly in lightning? 6:01Why are seats and windows not lined up on some planes? 6:25What’s the safest seat on an airplane? 6:55Why do flight attendants touch the overhead compartment so often? 7:17Where do flight attendants nap on a plane? 7:39#planes #planesecrets #brightsideSUMMARY:- Let's say, a helicopter's pilot sees red and white lights in front of them at night. This lets them know there's a plane passing from right to left. Green and white means the plane is flying from left to right. - When the red blinking light is on, it's a warning for the ground crew and other planes that the engines are about to start, and it's dangerous to come near. - And just like a car, a plane has headlights that help the pilot see the runway during landing and take off.- Seeing the hypnotizing swirl on jet engines prompts the ground staff to stay away.- The outer pane bears the most pressure, and the hole in the middle one helps regulate the pressure difference to make sure passengers don't experience a lack of oxygen. - There’s a magic button near the hinge under the armrest closest to the aisle that will make your trip instantly much more comfortable. After pressing it, you can freely move that armrest up, making it parallel to the back of your seat.- When a plane takes off or lands at night or dusk, the cabin crew wants your eyes to get adjusted to the darkness. Usually, it takes up to 30 minutes to fully adjust to a dark setting. - Can a plane door open mid-flight? If, for some reason, this question worries you when your plane is about to take off, then let me put your fears to rest – it’s impossible.- Statistics say that lightning still hits every commercial plane once a year. But in most cases, this leaves a plane with only minor damage, like a scorch mark on its surface. - Actually, all commercial airplanes are designed with seats and windows perfectly aligned. But when a specific airline buys a plane, it’s up to them to decide how many seats it’ll have.- Most airlines insist that there is no safest seat. But the statistics of airplane crashes supports the idea that it’s at the back.- Many airliners have secret, windowless bedrooms for the cabin crew that include from 6 to 10 bunks.Music by Epidemic Sound https://www.epidemicsound.com/Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Our Social Media:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuCStock materials (photos, footages and other):https://www.depositphotos.comhttps://www.shutterstock.comhttps://www.eastnews.ru----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------For more videos and articles visit:http://www.brightside.me/