Cape Town - Have you ever tried to imagine what would happen in the case of an emergency landing, take off or mid-flight disaster?
Perhaps an engine stopped working, and things were really getting hectic?
Or the plane simply began to malfunction and there was no other way to escape... Well, one engineer has found a rather nifty solution.
Ukrainian aviation engineer, Vladimir Tatarenko's solution to plane crash deaths - a detachable plane cabin.
Tatarenko has been working on the project for three years and now his clever idea will allow the cabin to be ejected in seconds in the event of an emergency, explains Pulptastic.
When the cabin is detached, gunpowder engines are used to slow the speed down and two big parachutes inflate to help it land smoothly - instead of plummeting to the ground of ocean.
In the event of a water landing, rubber tubes will allow it to float. According to Tatarenko, “Surviving a plane crash is possible,”
“While aircraft engineers all over the world are trying to make planes safer, they can do nothing about the human factor.”
Well, one big factor which seems to have been overlooked is what will happen to the pilots?
For now, there seems to be no feasible escape plan for the pilots, but the passengers and luggage will be safe. Rather unsettling.
Take a look at this interesting video below, would you consider buying a ticket for this plane?
Tatarenko conducted a survey which found that 95% of people surveyed are willing to buy a more expensive ticket in order make use of the safety system.