Tag: air travel
Seatbelt Sensors on Airplanes?
As we were taxiing on the tarmac to the terminal, the overhead speakers announced, 12B. Your seatbelt appears to have slipped off. How did they know? Conductive fibers in the seatbelt webbing to create a circuit? Strain gauges on the seatbelt terminations? Lucky guess? Or did 12B actually start to stand while the plane was…
Dear Shoeless in 18D
Dear Blabby, I’ll be flying home tonight from a hard business trip in a crowded 737. I like to remove my shoes and wiggle my toes. It helps me relax. Is that okay? My feet don’t smell. People probably won’t notice, and if they do, the plane will be dark and crowded. They won’t know…