Here’s Why Planes Are Always Painted White


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Other than having two wings, landing gear and questionable-looking meals, commercial airplanes have one thing in common: They’re always white.

Why?

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Wouldn’t it be cooler if when booking a flight, you could pick which airline had the most kickass design on its planes? Probably, but as it turns out, it wouldn’t be too safe.

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From British Airways to Thai Airways, you’ll notice that planes are nearly always painted white, and there’s a pretty serious reason for it.

The white colour makes it easy to identify things like oil spills, cracks and any other malfunctions that may prevent getting you from point A to B safely.

It also makes planes easier to spot in the sky.

Here’s Why Planes Are Always Painted White

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