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Why Can't You Use Phones on Planes?

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JackOfAllRAIDs (6 days ago)
Why did she say that nobody has ever figured out how airplanes fly? That's wrong.
Brainfade SMITH (8 days ago)
Why is the hostess acting so bad.
DrDewott (14 days ago)
I'm mostly wondering where they got the set from I mean is this from an Airline museum, some Hangar or whatever even seriously how in the heck were you able to film this within an airliner cabin (because I'll be honest this looks way too accurate to just be a set piece but I could be wrong on that I don't even know anymore)
Mark Richard Beaulieu (18 days ago)
good one!
Daniel Slewa (1 month ago)
CollegeHumor can you put English subtitles on this video pretty please?!
GatorGamer101 (1 month ago)
She was fired after that
Joshua Vo (1 month ago)
Adult: could I hold this plane hostage with my 3ds Me:your an adult why do you have that
Jākę łøñ (1 month ago)
Who knows the guy at 1:19 please? 🙌🏻
Fasttony64 (1 month ago)
And they want me to pay extra to use their wifi, and not use my cellular. FUCKING SCAMMERS
Lina Glina (1 month ago)
What’s the name of the film ?!!!!!! I’ve been looking for it for soooo long
encik ramzy tonton_my (1 month ago)
lion.. 😢 Alfaatihah..
Anakin80042 Fury (1 month ago)
1:54 '"THEY F*CKING FLEW!" Now I'm going to cite that in my Wright brother's essay.
Rhyperior Ranger (1 month ago)
That’s a limited edition legend of Zelda 3DS. You can definitely hold everyone hostage with that
Rhyperior Ranger (1 month ago)
Wait a minute this isn’t, “Adam Ruins Everything”...
Niko Kaderabek (1 month ago)
It’s because the most dangerous time is during take off and landing and hey want you to be at high awarness
Doli Yolanda (1 month ago)
please bring her back
Antisocial Freak (6 days ago)
What happened to her?
Dead Memes (1 month ago)
Why isn't this Adam ruins everything
South Sudan (1 month ago)
*Adam* :Bursts through the fucking planes
Ted Phillips (1 month ago)
One reason has to do with how cell phones tie into cell towers. On the ground, the cell system can easily determine which tower to asign you. In the air, many cell towers can be equally close to where you are and a "switching war" ensues. Then again, there's that series of Dilbert cartoons where the pointy haired boss lands the plane with Excel !
Ferine FoxOfficial (1 month ago)
1:30 just say "You all are gonna die if ya continue"
Rinaldo Kiissa (2 months ago)
If i would be on this plane i would probably ask what frequency the plane is on because i don't think that phones use frequenzies for airports and departure control towers because i am quite sure that the airplane frequenzies are stuff like: 113.48 and i dont know if it is Megahertz, or microhertz
Sophiq's Garden (2 months ago)
“Can I hold this whole plane hostage with my 3DS?”
kaung kaung (2 months ago)
shoot its head with a fucking shotgun
Kawaii-Five-0 (2 months ago)
No Adam?!!?
JP Studios (2 months ago)
Actually, there's no reason to turn off anything during takeoff or landing, or at any time during flight. Hi, I'm Adam Conover and this is Adam Ruins Everything! *cue intro* Technically, your device does generate a magnetic field, but only a very small, very weak one, and what your told is that this "interferes", what exactly this means depends on who you ask, sometimes it "interferes with communications". The other common excuse is that it interferes with the fly by wire system (electronic signaling to the control surfaces) on the plane, because it induces current in the wires. Both of these are silly for two reasons, first being that the field your device produces is tiny, and both of these problems rely on a changing magnetic field, and the magnetic field produced by even a large laptop isn't changing all that much. Furthermore, interfering with radio communications by accident is really hard, the only time it's likely to happen is if you have a broken microwave, and that's not the sort of thing you run inside of a plane unless you're a flight attendant, and even if you did, the interference bubble would still be too small to be a problem for the communications of the plane. The other issue is silly because fly by wire systems use something called STP (shielded twisted pair in this case, though that is the most ambiguous acronym ever), which is so resistant to induction, you'd be very hard pressed to interfere with it even if you tried. In the end, I'm not even totally sure why these measures are in place, I'm tempted to say it makes people feel safer, except it doesn't, because it makes the plane feel more fragile than it is.
elijahpepe (2 months ago)
The angry passengers probably created turbulence.
The MinecraftR 9598 (2 months ago)
They should have asked why they don’t build the cabin in a faraday cage with the instruments outside the cage, which would make it completely impossible for any electromagnetic radiation to interfere with the systems.
Gianni Keks (2 months ago)
I was just waiting for Adam Conover to show up
Justin Bayless (2 months ago)
You technically dont have to turn off any of your electronic devices on an airplane. People once thought this interfered with the radio signals but was disproven and the rule was lifted. Next time someone asks you to turn it off, show them the facts and they'll leave you alone. I guess now its so you'll listen to the important stuff they have to say in order for you to actually survive in case of a crash. Which by the way happens less often than getting electricuted in your bathtub. Just dont distract the pilots and you'll be fine. Just remember that cruising altitude is about 30,000 feet in the air. Thats really high. Good luck!
Stephen Chan (2 months ago)
Who's the girl? I wish there was a credits roll or sth
bayoe jedi (2 months ago)
Andree Vermaulen
ElectroMagnet Gamer (2 months ago)
I wish this was an Adam ruins everything episode
rishi patil (2 months ago)
What is the movie name....???
Tuke2 Nation (2 months ago)
Lol Rachel from master of none is in it
EggyRepublic (2 months ago)
1:38 no, friendship is magic.
Void Gamer (2 months ago)
They say turn it off to listion to the briefing that’s all
Cliff Gamer (2 months ago)
my $20k car can navigate without interference.
Maxim Pro (2 months ago)
Better you can switch to airplane mode 📳
Hilton (2 months ago)
God that was funny
Jory Jones (2 months ago)
The prelude to Adam ruins everything.
Tiberian 69 (2 months ago)
Soo... the terrorist who hijacked 9/11 was a 3ds?
MrDonicaPL (2 months ago)
would you fly on a dumpster
Jameel Ja (2 months ago)
This was brilliant. LMAO. Actually we do know how planes fly, it's the Bernoulli's principle. *Who is the flight attendant?*
Eric Everhard (2 months ago)
I was in my dad's car and when we use a phone the air conditioning stops working.
mrmikey712 (2 months ago)
me to gevils
sharokina (2 months ago)
"A couple of dumbos down in Kiddy Hawk took some sticks and some old pants and they glued them together and the FUCKING FLEW!"
HarleyAMV (2 months ago)
This video is actually not wrong. No one knows how planes fly. The leading theory is that the wings create lift through pressure differences but that has kinda been disproven so no one really knows how planes fly, just that they do.
Henry Layman (2 months ago)
Crazy Clown (3 months ago)
*Lol I know that bitch, shes a squirter*
Eli Soro (3 months ago)
Official YouTube Nuisance. (3 months ago)
*”five years ago”*
PurpleScout 100 (3 months ago)
Apollo isn't the sun god, that's Helios...
Kev dawg47 (3 months ago)
This should be an Adam Ruins Everythung
Kev dawg47 (3 months ago)
nadohawk (3 months ago)
Want to know why? Because take off and landing are the two most dangerous segments of the flight and the flight crew want you paying attention in case something goes wrong.
My random Harry Potter fandom : P (3 months ago)
It actually doesn’t interfere with the navigation it just causes feedback in the pilots headset sooooo
Justice Clark (3 months ago)
she needs some milk
DARKCHOAS X70 (3 months ago)
Gooby please
Alexander S. (3 months ago)
01:17 well, that boy is cute
Elmo (3 months ago)
They tell you to turn them off for the fact that you might be distracted while listening to safety instructions so you won’t know what to do in an emergency
Sponitz Vlogs (3 months ago)
0:56 is that the girlfriend from the master of none?
Cows Eat Cheese (3 months ago)
devices dont do anything to planes
Pixle (3 months ago)
The truth is that there is no reason. Airplane navigation systems and the embedded computers inside the airplanes have advanced so much in the past few decades that no electronics will interfere with the plane's electronics. If you want more details, there are many videos from reputable science and technology YouTube Channels that you can watch to learn more. I recommend the one by TechQuickie.
Gabbi Durham (3 months ago)
I can’t turn off my pacemaker
Firvolous Carton (3 months ago)
A phone can a carve bomb
The Dank Lord Of The Sith (3 months ago)
I wanna hold a plane hostage with a game console. GIVE ME ALL YOUR MONEY OR IM MURDERING THESE PEOPLE WITH MY GAMEBOY
Livingthe Life (3 months ago)
This was amazing omg i can't
Ahaybalewithasliceofmelon (3 months ago)
Airplane Mode
KillerCode7 7 (3 months ago)
Since there is no Adam for me to explain this here I GO. 911
Arin Wolfe (3 months ago)
*B U T W H Y T H O*
Professor Mario (3 months ago)
I love it
Yoshi Blank (3 months ago)
She sounds like a priest
Yeetasaurus ThiccBoi (3 months ago)
and they *FUCKING FLEW*
KillnDeath43 (3 months ago)
Angel Fernando Vega (3 months ago)
Isn’t 8 tons
Hunnan Hussain (3 months ago)
This girl turns me on lol.
Kathryn Potts (3 months ago)
“Can I hold the plane hostage with my 3ds?”
WeevilVlogger (3 months ago)
not sure what kind of airline this is
JimNS (3 months ago)
Please turn off your devices.. Or download our app and connect to our "safe" wifi for 20 bucks.
BMW4979 (3 months ago)
well we do know why planes fly, we just fallow the same rules as bee´s they arent suppose to fly, but they do for some dumb reason
Guy The GalaXII (3 months ago)
Its really not that hard of a concept.
Fun Unicorns (3 months ago)
Just put it on flight mode.
Emeric Switch (3 months ago)
It’s the lady that ran the daycare!
Eni Possible (3 months ago)
Bertin Iradukunda (4 months ago)
My sister is pregnant. Literally.
lovely kitty (4 months ago)
You can use your electronics in airplane mode and also listen to ipod during flight they usually ask you to turn off the devices during take off and landing so u listen to the instructions and are aware in case of emergency ~
Light Weight (4 months ago)
Pls stop asking questions
A minecraft fan (4 months ago)
Killian455 (4 months ago)
To be fair I use my 3DS on my flights anyway.
Lucky Lag Apple (4 months ago)
Happy Gilmore?
Crawmerax Killer (4 months ago)
Wheres Adam Conover?
Abby Ali (4 months ago)
im going on a plane tommorow
Kittty Bannana (4 months ago)
MY SISTER IS PREGNANT.I died at that one
Dual Wielded (4 months ago)
1:21 omg this is the grandma from the grandmas smoking marijuana video lmao, just noticed
Glitchy (4 months ago)
jason leslie (4 months ago)
this is nice
SV ARGO (4 months ago)
planes have shielded electronics in them and in the wires in the aircraft themselves. The only reason that people said not to use them is because some one early on thought it COULD interfere with flight operations. but it doesn't. There has NEVER been any instances where a plane was off course or landed on the wrong runway due to some one using a cell phone or other electronic device. think about it. that would me some one on the ground could figure out if I send this signal and beam it at the plane I can control it; This is utter nonsense, Myth Busters has a show on this and it flopped drastically. even the small planes are well protected from any interferance
Soulfien (2 months ago)
Planes do not have shielded electronics. They don't need to be shielded because there's no way a phone could cause problems. It just doesn't happen. I have over 10 years experience in Aviation Electronics and we calibrated old ass 1940s to 2000+ electronics with cell phones all over the shop. There was never a need to turn them off. Ever wonder why you can drive your car while talking on the phone with your GPS leading the way? There is no difference between your GPS and the plane's navigational system. If it won't screw up your car's GPS, then it won't screw up the plane's GPS.
Usman Ali (4 months ago)
Fake.. she is a paid actress.
SinonMercer (4 months ago)
Usman Ali Yeah no shit. New to YouTube?
jelless (4 months ago)
Where is Adam? ADAM! ADAM!
Lost in My memes (4 months ago)
I thought that this was an Adam ruins everything video XD
mnmtortise (4 months ago)
Think about everyone not in first class hearing that.😆
LegoMatthew Vids (4 months ago)
Why don’t phone towers interfere with planes then 🤔
Jeffrey Wasik (4 months ago)
wow who knew how quikly that exalated