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How US Military Spy Plane Drove the USSR Crazy

How US Military Spy Plane Drove the USSR Crazy

In the early part of the Cold War, the United States had a serious problem- gathering intelligence on the Soviet Union was proving incredibly difficult to do. Several attempts to establish intelligence networks behind the iron curtain had been violently put down, and a number of American and British spies, along with local collaborators, had …

The real reason Boeing’s new plane crashed twice

The real reason Boeing’s new plane crashed twice

This is an airplane engine. It’s sitting in a field in Bishoftu, Ethiopia— part of the wreckage of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed on March 10, 2019. 157 people died. This was just a few months after another flight, Lion Air 610, crashed in Indonesia and killed 189 people. These two flights were operating …

How Emirates Makes 225,000 In-Flight Meals A Day

How Emirates Makes 225,000 In-Flight Meals A Day

Narrator: Here in Dubai, Emirates Flight Catering makes 110 million in-flight meals a year. As the world’s largest catering facility, they run 24/7, cooking up every snack, dessert, and main dish eaten by the airline’s 55 million passengers a year. And these travelers eat a lot. In 2018, Emirates passengers downed 72 million bread rolls, …

Plane Crash Leads To Unbelievable Survival Story

Imagine you and some of your best buddies are traveling by plane to what you think will be a weekend to remember. Suddenly you experience some bad turbulence, but it’s nothing you haven’t felt before. Then it gets worse. The plane drops through the sky, luggage falls from above. You grab hold of the seat …