How Does an Airplane Takeoff?


For a plane to take off, its specially designed wings have to produce a lift which comes about as a result of air moving faster at the top than bottom part of the wings. The air speed difference causes low pressure at the top and high pressure at the bottom hence causing the lift when the plane accelerates.
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The aircraft gains speed. Its wing is curved on top and flat on bottom, so it gains lift. Then it soars into the sky with its nose pointing up.
1. Pull the shade down on the window. For some people, actually seeing the takeoff makes the fear worse and panic could set in. Keeping the shade closed will block the view of the
1. Close your eyes and put on your headphones. That means you won't see or hear the loud noise as much. Ad. 2. If a friend or family member is travelling with you, hold their hand
About 10 percent of aircraft fail to takeoff properly.
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