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    1. Why can't they make the whole plane out of the same substance that the little indestructible black box is made out of? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. What does Geronimo say when he jumps out of a plane? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Is a plane that never flies just a car with wings? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. When pilots are flying and get bored do they sometimes shake the airplane a bit then apologize for the turbulence? (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. If a stealth bomber crashes in a forest will it make a sound? (Contributed by Don F.)
    6. Why is the "black-box" of a plane bright orange? (Contributed by Don F.)
    7. Why do your feet swell on an airplane? (Contributed by Don F.)
    8. Are there keys to an airplane? (Contributed by Chris)
    9. If somebody held a fancy dress party on an aeroplane could it be called a flight of fancy? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    10. Why do they put frosted glass in aeroplane windows? Who is going to see you at 30000 feet? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    11. Would you ever need an ejector seat in a helicopter? If so how would it operate? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    12. Why do pilots say "We are now making our final approach"? Did they make other approaches that they didn't tell you about? (Contributed by Jermz)
    13. Do they fly up to 30000 feet just to scare people or just to make time for the inflight meal? (Contributed by Oliver Smith)
    14. Why do people willingly get together into groups of 200 and strap themselves into a hollow metal tube which moves faster than a speeding bullet at altitudes of up to 30000 feet in the hands of a complete stranger? (Contributed by Oliver Smith)
    15. When you land why does the pilot say "Thank you for flying Smith and Co. Airlines"? Is the pilot just a schmuck who's told that all the people sitting in back are the people who do the flying? If so who's flying the plane? (Contributed by Oliver Smith)
    16. How come its only passengers seated in window seats that have to get up to go to the lavatory? (Contributed by LaughNet)
    17. How come when an airplane lands the flight attendant says 'If you need wheel chair assistance please stay seated'? (Contributed by Jack Wisconsin)
    18. In the United States they call the President's main airplane 'Air Force One' but just what do they call the President's main helicopter? (Contributed by Don F.)
    19. If you're watching a movie on an airplane and you start to cry is that 'emotion sickness'? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    20. When you ride a plane that goes faster than the speed of sound can you hear what you say? (Contributed by Phantom1213)
    21. In the Economy section on an airplane why do they always give you such large books to read when you've got such cramped quarters? (Contributed by Ryoga)
    22. How come as soon as the stewardess serves the coffee the airplane encounters turbulence? (Contributed by Don F.)
    23. Is the propeller at the front of the airplane just a big fan to keep the pilot cool? After all, if you were to make it stop, wouldn't the pilot break out into a sweat? (Contributed by Rodney & Cathy's Joke List)
    24. If David Copperfield can really fly then why does he catch airplanes when doing his world tour? (Contributed by Rodders)
    25. Why do they call the seating after 'first class', 'coach' or 'business'? Doesn't 'second' come after first? (Contributed by Katie S.)
    26. What does it mean to 'pre-board'? Do you get on before you get on? (Contributed by George C.)
    27. Why do airplane toilets have frosted windows? Who is going to see you? (Contributed by Mick Chadwick)
    28. How come when you stand in the middle of a library and go 'aaaaggh' everyone just stares at you? But if you do the same thing on an aeroplane, everyone joins in? (Contributed by Tommy Cooper)
    29. Could you avoid jet lag by simply taking an earlier flight, thus arriving fully refreshed and on time? (Contributed by Coop)
    30. What happens, when the plane is landing, if you do not put your tray table in its full upright position? Does anyone really know? (Contributed by Mandie)
    31. Do pilots on British Airways sit on the right-hand side of the cockpit? (Contributed by Nathan Ryhard)
    32. Why is it that when people get out of a helicopter they duck down and stay ducked, when no one is ever the height of the helicopter blades anyway? (Contributed by Rob)
    33. Is it really that difficult to make airline seats line up with the windows? (Contributed by Mladan Ryhard)
    34. Would flying fish be allowed to smoke herring on domestic flights? (Contributed by David G. Uffelman)
    35. Why is it that the person who gets the middle seat on a flight always has at least a 46-inch waist and wants to read a newspaper? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    36. When a small plane with pontoons lands on water, why do we say it landed? Shouldn’t we say it watered? (Contributed by Ryoga)
    37. How come whenever you need to sleep on a plane, you end up seated next to twitchy the wonder squirrel? (Contributed by George)
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