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Parachute systems on commercial airplanes are currently considered impractical, but that may change in the future.
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Planes make people uneasy.
No matter how safe they statistically are, being trapped inside a metal tube soaring through the skies at hundreds of miles per hour is unnerving for many. 210 more words
Despite several high-profile crashes over the last two years, flying remains the safest form of travel. Data from the Bureau of Aeroplane Accident Archives show, with the exception of a minor spike in 2014 (a result of the Malaysia Airline crashes), plane crashes have fallen year on year over the last three decades. 734 more words
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A United Airlines flight from Houston to San Francisco had to be diverted to Albuquerque, New Mexico, after the co-pilot passed out. 127 more words