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It's Not Just Batteries as Airplane Coffee Makers Start Exploding

January 21, 2013 at 8:00 AM | by | ()

From crazy travelers to burning batteries thereís some kind of hazard up in the air. However, the latest threat to your up in the air safety can be found toward the front of the plane, as there is danger lurking in the forward galley.

Apparently the Federal Aviation Administration has recently issued a safety warning on their website, as the government agency is kind of concerned that in-flight coffee pots could be some sort of hazard. The thought is that these suckers could pretty much explode right in the cabin. Obviously this isnít going to cause an emergency landing, but itís probably going to ruin the day of the flight attendant who is just trying to brew a cup of joe.

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The Video That Pissed Off Qantas Flight Crew, Starring John Travolta

Where: Australia
March 23, 2011 at 9:28 AM | by | ()

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What do you call a whole bunch of lions? A pride. What about a group of barracuda fish? A battery, which sounds like it has awesome band name potential ("The Barracuda Battery!"). So then what is the proper term for a plane-ful of flight attendants and other airline staff? A crew, if you know what's good for ya.

According to the Telegraph, some in-flight crew over at Australia's Qantas are pissed at John Travolta for calling them a "team" in a new in-flight safety video. Travolta, who owns a vintage Qantas Boeing 707 and is an official (though special flights-only) pilot with the airline, appeared in the video (shown above) to get passengers' attention for the safety demo. !

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