Why Extreme Heat Might Cancel Your Flight

Pilots and engineers understand that as planes push against the air, the air pushes back. However, extreme heat thins the atmosphere, and this affects how the air produces enough force for take-off. While longer runways and offloading of passengers or cargo to drop weight might sound like plausible solutions, climate change is said to continue to increase instances of grounded flights. This trend would only create a domino effect affecting both the travel industry and the global trade. Read full article here


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