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I have been on flights a couple of times where the pilot made an announcement, but nothing more than that. Flying across the Equator in this day and age is a non-event, same as flying over the International Date Line or the Arctic Circle. While it might be cool to someone who doesn't travel much, it is not unique enough to warrant a celebration (especially ...


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Whether it is possible to see the Red Sea from Ethiopia depends on Air conditions Altitude Whether the view is blocked by other high-altitude land or not For the last two points we have the website HeyWhatsThat, which uses information on topography to generate "views" from mountains all over the world. Browsing the map close to the Ethiopia-Eritrea ...


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Assumptions Let's make some assumptions: The question "how far can I see?" can be answered by asking "how far is it to the apparent horizon?" It is possible to calculate the distance from a point to the apparent horizon By this definition, a taller vantage point allows to see farther than a lower one The minimum height above sea level in Ethiopia is 2000m ...


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The worldwide luggage limit was 70 pounds or 32 kilos for decades. Airlines smelled blood in the water and figured out how to squeeze every last drop of revenue from their passengers by restricting and charging for accompanied luggage. Brazil gave the airlines a hearty middle finger and kept the rules the same as they have always been. If any airlines ...


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Does not tick the first point, but here goes... ICE T, ICE 3 and ICE 3M from Germany (ICE T, Germany, Wikimedia) (View from behind the driver in an ICE T, Germany, Wikimedia) Is the driver cab sitting on top of the first carriage, or fully automated? Neither. The driver sits in front, with a transparent partition. The driver has a switch to make the ...


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You can see 7 proper counties From Lowbury Hill on the Oxfordshire / Berkshire border: Oxfordshire lots Buckinghamshire Chilterns Berkshire watership down Hampshire Beacon hill Wiltshire near Coombe gibbit Gloucestershire Cotswolds Northamptonshire Musswell Hill.



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