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How fast do planes fly?

How fast do planes fly?

Have you ever been in a plane and wondered: how fast do planes fly? It sure doesn’t feel like you’re going fast while inside the aircraft. But that’s because planes fly at a constant speed, once at cruising altitude. You’ll feel the acceleration as you take off, just...

Can airplanes hover?

Can airplanes hover?

There are some aircraft that can actually hover! They are called VTOL, or vertical take-off and landing, because they can vertically take off and land. VTOL aircraft do not require a runway to take off. Another way planes can hover is if they are small enough or in...

Can I bring a piano keyboard on a plane?

Can I bring a piano keyboard on a plane?

Yes, according to the TSA. But, when you bring a keyboard on a plane or in checked luggage, it must go through x-ray screening in security. If you are carrying the keyboard on a plane, you may be asked to open the case and show its contents. You cannot have any...

Can I bring a massage gun on a plane?

Can I bring a massage gun on a plane?

Massage guns have been gaining popularity in the last few years. They provide great relief for your muscles on the go. If you’ve bought one recently to soothe that muscle that never seems to loosen up, you might be wondering: can I bring a massage gun on a plane? Yes,...

Do airplanes have keys?

Do airplanes have keys?

Do planes have ignition keys like cars? How do you keep an airplane secure? Does they have keys for the outer doors or cockpit? The short answer is: some airplanes have keys and some airplanes don’t. Most large planes and jets do not have keys. They start using a...

Can You Bring A Razor On A Plane? (Updated for 2021)

Can You Bring A Razor On A Plane? (Updated for 2021)

This is a question I get asked all the time. It can be confusing to figure out what you can and can not bring onboard a plane in your carry on bag with all the different rules. Keep in mind that many rules can be different for each airline, but most airlines follow...

Are airports privately owned?

Are airports privately owned?

Most airports are owned by the federal or local government. Some airports, like the JFK airport, are owned by New York City but operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The only private airport in the U.S. is the Branson Airport in Missouri. A...

Can You Take Headphones On A Plane?

Can You Take Headphones On A Plane?

Can you bring your own headphones on a plane? With all the different types of headphones these days, I get this question a lot. The short answer to this question is, usually yes. According to the TSA website, you can bring your headphones in a carry-on bag or your...

Can you bring creatine on a plane?

Can you bring creatine on a plane?

You can bring creatine on a plane, according to the TSA. They allow you to bring creatine in your carry-on bag or in checked luggage. Powder containers greater than 12 ounces or 350 mL need to be x-ray screened separately before you board the plane. You can carry them...

Can you bring a Juul on a plane as a minor?

Can you bring a Juul on a plane as a minor?

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, you can bring a Juul on a plane as a minor. Age doesn’t impact whether you can bring a Juul on a plane, but to buy one, you must be at least 21 years old. Juuls contain lithium batteries which can ignite or release...

Can I bring a Nintendo Switch on a plane?

Can I bring a Nintendo Switch on a plane?

Yes, you can bring a Nintendo Switch on a plane. According to the TSA, you can take portable or handheld electronic devices like laptops, tablets, and Nintendo Switches on a plane. Devices larger than a cell phone must be scanned in a separate container for security....

Best Tablet For International Travel (Updated for 2021)

Best Tablet For International Travel (Updated for 2021)

An in-depth look at some of the best tablets for international travel, ranging in prices and specifications from beginner to advanced. There is no doubt that tablet technology is advancing fast; it keeps getting better all the time. This is great news for travelers....

Do weighted blankets make you hot?

Do weighted blankets make you hot?

Depending on the materials of the blanket, it may or may not warm you up while you sleep. Also, if you live in a warm climate or tend to sweat while you sleep, you may want a weighted blanket made from breathable fabric. Cotton or fleece are great weighted blanket...

How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

How to Wash a Weighted Blanket

Have you recently bought a weighted blanket? If so, you might be wondering how to wash it. They can get dirty quickly, but they don’t take much time to clean. The easiest way to wash your weighted blanket is to use a washing machine on low or gentle. Wash the weighted...

What are weighted blankets filled with?

What are weighted blankets filled with?

Over the past year, weighted blankets have become increasingly popular. Most people know that it relaxes the muscles and promotes sleep. But, people often wonder: what are weighted blankets filled with? Even if you own a weighted blanket, you might not know the answer...

Can you bring hair clippers on a plane?

Can you bring hair clippers on a plane?

Yes. According to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), you can bring hair clippers on a plane. You can bring a hair clipper either in your checked baggage or in your carry on luggage. Note that the TSA officer reserves the right to allow or disallow your...