How do planes cross the Atlantic? There’s more to it than you think.

Following my previous post on “How does autopilot work?,” KLM also produced a neat video showing how planes cross the Atlantic and the “method behind the madness.”

Often the term “highways in the sky” is used to describe crossing the ocean – and that’s certainly close to the truth. Honestly, I never though there was so much organization to it, and how much of a little player radar is in the mix. If you’ve ever taken a trip “across the pond” or have one coming up, this is a must watch video. In this video KLM Captain de Vries flies a 777 from Amsterdam Schipol to Jonh F. Kennedy International Airport.

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