How does a jet take flight?

Answer A jet is able to take flight because its engines draw in air that is combined with fuel to produce heated exhaust that moves the plane forward. As the jet moves, air travels quickly over the top of... Read More »

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How long does it take to become a flight attendant?

While most airlines only require flight attendants to possess a high school diploma or GED, an FAA-certified training program must be completed by all hopeful employees. This training can last from... Read More »

How long does it take to become a flight lieutenant in the RAF?

It takes six years, 24 weeks and three days to be promoted to a RAF lieutenant: 3 days of practical initiative testing, fitness testing, interviews and medical examinations; 24 weeks of officer tra... Read More »

How much does it cost to take a biplane flight in Hawaii?

Exploring the skies of paradise in a nostalgic biplane starts at $99 per person for a half-hour ride with a two-passenger minimum on Kauai. Twenty minutes above Oahu's north shore costs about $125.... Read More »

How long does it take to build up flight time for a helicopter?

A student must have at least 40 hours of flight time piloting a helicopter in order to get a license. How long it takes to build up that flight time depends on the student, the student’s budget a... Read More »