KLM Boeing 787 – note the FRESH air inlets at the root of the wings, like nostrils.
The cockpit is equipped with a switch that regulates airflow. Of course, passengers don’t have access to that, but the airflow in the 787 is an enormous asset. The aircraft hull is outfitted with an air intake which, rather like a fish’s gill, can open to let air in. Since this source of fresh air is external and does not run through the engines (as on other aircraft) the air in the cabin is extra fresh.
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Which jet aircraft would you rather fly in – the bleedless Boeing 787 or the ‘others’?…