• The Continental Breakfast Guy Goes on an Airplane – Key & Peele
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    The Continental Breakfast Guy Goes on an Airplane – Key & Peele

    Excuse me. Oh, excuse me, sir. Are you sitting in 26G? Yes. Have I done something wrong? No, no, no, no, we just wanted to ask if you would mind switching seats so that a mother and a child could sit together. But I’m back there. Right, yeah, but you’d actually be sitting here… [gentle harp flourish] Which is in Economy Plus. It’s actually an upgrade. Upgrade, you say. Mm-hmm. Economy Plus. Yes, sir. Oh. Don’t mind if I do. Great, great. Carry-on? Carry on yourself, Alex. Thank you. [classical music] Economy Plus. Mm, for the discerning passenger. [chuckles] [chuckles] We’re not in Kansas anymore, Toto. (man over PA) Ladies…

  • 23 Flight Secrets Airline Don’t Want You to Know
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    23 Flight Secrets Airline Don’t Want You to Know

    Attention! Find out how can you get a free extra meal on your next flight? What do passengers do to annoy them the most? What am I talking about here? It’s flight attendant secrets and nightmares finally revealed. Stay till the end to find out what they might be calling you behind your back! Alright, here we go. 1. They’re judging you during boarding. If you’re acting a bit off as you get on the plane, they might mark you down as a potentially problematic passenger. This screening lets them predict what kind of flight it’s going to be. 2. And one of them is counting you! Ever notice how…

  • Bucket List: Aircraft Carrier
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    Bucket List: Aircraft Carrier

    [RINGTONE] Commander Flanders, you got any good news for us? Got some good news. You guys got the green light for three days on one of our aircraft carriers in the Pacific, USS Nimitz. I’ve looked over your list, it’s very ambitious, but we’re going to do our best to help you check those things off. OK. Should be a good few days What about maybe me getting in an F-18 and soaring in the skies? Wow, uh, it could be tough to do on the carrier, but we’ll see what we can do. All right, Commander Flanders. We appreciate it. We’ll see you guys in a few weeks. Welcome…

  • Things No One Wants to Admit About Air Travel
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    Things No One Wants to Admit About Air Travel

    So, I just got back from a trip, and there’s something I noticed. Whenever I travel, I hate everybody. [ Laughter ] Everything about air travel is a nightmare, and it all starts at the airport. Like, how are people in the security line still confused about the rules?! I was once behind a man — This is a true story. I was once behind a man who had to go through the metal detector five times because he had loose coins in every single one of his pockets. And I’m just like, “Fam, how many vending machines do you think your plane is going to have?” [ Laughter ]…

  • Why Planes Fly With One Passenger on Board
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    Why Planes Fly With One Passenger on Board

    Ohhh. Cramped space, noise, annoying fellow passengers…(you notice it’s always someone ELSE being annoying? Ha. That’s what a typical flight looks like. But what if you had the whole plane just for yourself? Before you say that it’s possible only for rich people who fly private jets, just listen to this… Sometimes airlines have to operate commercial flights with only one (in some cases 2 or 3) passenger. As you can guess, these lucky guys get a first-class experience for the price of an economy ticket. But why would airlines do so? Don’t such flights just make them lose money and it would be more logical to cancel them? Well,…

  • Is JETSTAR any good? Adelaide to Sydney Economy 4K Trip Report – Airbus A320 – feat. Dennis Bunnik!
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    Is JETSTAR any good? Adelaide to Sydney Economy 4K Trip Report – Airbus A320 – feat. Dennis Bunnik!

    hello and welcome to Adelaide Airport and later this morning I’m going to be flying back to Sydney with Jetstar in an A320 but before that, let’s check out this aircraft behind me. It’s a Vickers Vimy bomber and back in 1919 this flew from Great Britain through to Australia, or Darwin in particular, to win a 10,000 pound competition. There are four Australians on board and took them 28 days. Now it’s interesting to compare this with now where you can fly that same distance in a new 787 dreamliner with Qantas nonstop from London through to Perth in a lot more comfort in over about seventeen hours. We…

  • 19 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #3
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    19 Flight Training, Flying & Aviation Career Questions — Motivation Monday #3

    Hey everybody, welcome to another Motivation Monday. I am a few minutes late today. Had some sick kids up all night last night. So, I’ve been a little bit behind today getting started on everything. But here I am. I’ve got a good number of questions already in the hopper to answer for you guys. So that’s what this entire Motivation Monday is about. It’s answering your questions. I find myself counseling flights for winds aloft. How can I become more comfortable with crosswinds? And just to differentiate actually winds aloft or those winds that are at your cruising altitude. But I’m assuming what you mean by winds aloft is…

  • Canadian Air Force Flight Training
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    Canadian Air Force Flight Training

    Holy smokes you guys! We are up in the air right now with Major Andrew Faith of 15 Wing in Moose Jaw. 15 Wing is home of NATO Flight Training in Canada. Providing premier flight training for the Canadian Armed Forces and for pilots all over the world. Before taking to the sky you must first undergo the basic training that every Canadian Forces member goes through. From there you must go to Trenton, Ontario to prove you have the skills to become a pilot. Once you’ve demonstrated your ability, you may then be selected to enter phase 1 of the pilot selection program in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. If…