PLANES are extremely complicated machines – but pretty much every single bit of each aircraft is designed to keep passengers safe in one way or another.
Though some parts of a plane may at first look insignificant, they still play a big role in ensuring your journey goes smoothly and without any problems.
Here, we've taken a look at some of the less well-known parts of aircraft and explain how they help make flying the safest way to travel.
Tiny holes in the windows
You may not have spotted them, but plane windows have tiny holes in them.
That might sound terrifying, but don't worry, they're supposed to be there.
Although tiny, the holes play in a big part in helping the aircraft to withstand the changing air pressure outside.
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The small gap helps to regulate the high pressure environment on the plane, making the experience far more comfortable for passengers.
Tray table latches that only open one way
One neat safety feature on planes is a tray table latch that only opens one way.
It may seem like a little thing, but in an evacuation, it could save lives.
Swiss Airlines revealed the clever secret on their TikTok account.
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