Why do ears pop when flying on airplanes?

Answer Some individuals experience ear popping when traveling on an airplane, specifically during take-off and landing. Discomfort and popping is due the inner ear's attempts to alleviate pressure during ... Read More »

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Tips to Pop Ears When Flying?

Flyers often experience what is referred to as ear barotrauma or airplane ear. This condition is caused by the change in pressure between the inside and outside of the eardrum that causes the eusta... Read More »

Im flying alone in under a week to malta, and im petrified of flying! helppp!?

If you contact the airline before you fly, or even if you just speak to one of the stewards/ stewardess, and explain your fears, and that you are flying alone, you may find that they will arrange s... Read More »

Do children need a photo ID when traveling on airplanes?

According to the Transportation Security Administration, only adults age 18 and over are required to show a U.S. state- or federal-issued photo ID. The ID must have name, birth date, gender and exp... Read More »

Who invented the retractable landing gear for airplanes&when?

There was no single inventor of retractable landing gear. Early planes had fixed landing gear, with the exception of J.W. Wartin's Kitten (1917), the Dayton Wright RB-1 (1920) and the Verville Spe... Read More »