A Flying Start

As a child, growing up without a smartphone, you most likely indulged your childhood fancy for flying with paper planes, which simply required a whiff of mild breeze to set it in the air, albeit momentarily. Over the years, you would have learnt a thing or two about flying, and even acquainted yourself with airline jargon, but would you say you know, for example, why planes have wings or what an auto pilot does?

No?

Take this quiz and find out how much you know about flying:

Are the anxieties and fears of majority of fliers justified?

Do you think earth’s rotation affects your travel time?

Why do planes have wings?

Why does food taste so different in the airplane?

Can a plane stop in mid-air?

What exactly do pilots mean when they say they are experiencing turbulence?

What exactly is an auto pilot?