Learning the facts about aviation and air travel (18 photos)

Interesting facts about air travel and aviation in general.

Many have been flying planes, someone is just going to, in any case, the information will be useful to everyone.

The aircraft - the safest means of transportation.


The oldest airline in the world is a Dutch KLM, which was founded in October 1919 the seventh.

First flight attendant aboard the plane was an American Ellen Church. She was a nurse by training and had a license to operate the aircraft. When, in 1930, she applied for a job in the airline «Boeing Air Transit», there will gladly responded. The girl, in addition to regular duties, filled tanks with fuel, carried luggage, wind the watch in the cockpit, fly beat, etc.

Prior to that, two years on planes operated only male flight attendants (stewards), and only on German aircraft.

Every airport, according to the rules of international aviation has a three-letter code in Latin. In Russia this code in Cyrillic. Ufa - the only airport, whose name in the international and Russian systems of the same: UVA - UFA.


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