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Top 10 Interesting Facts About Airplanes

Airplane Fact 2.)

Airplanes can trigger lightning, but it looks like they are efficient enough to withstand it as there have been no lightning-related plane crashes in the U.S. since 1963. Whenever lightning strikes, aircraft are clever enough to evenly distribute the electrical current throughout their conductive aluminum interiors, and by grounding their interior electric systems, any form of surges that could interfere with their functionality is prevented.

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