How Do Plane Toilets Work? – Brit Lab




Greg Foot explains how plane toilets actually work and whether the urban myth of toilets being able to suck your insides out is true!

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Footnote 1 - http://www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/outdoors/a5045/4344036/
Footnote 2 - The Flying Book, Everything you’ve ever wondered about flying by David Blatner
Footnote 3 - http://www.airpowerworld.info/other-military-aircraft/supermarine-stranraer.html
Footnote 4 - http://www.boeing.com/history/products/model-314-clipper.page
Footnote 5 - The Flying Book, Everything you’ve ever wondered about flying by David Blatner
Footnote 6 - http://gizmodo.com/5953877/what-happens-when-you-flush-a-toilet-on-an-airplane
Footnote 7 - http://www.foxnews.com/printer_friendly_wires/2006Oct20/0,4675,AircraftToiletIce,00.html
Footnote 8 - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8141195.stm
Footnote 9 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/leicester/content/articles/2007/06/14/falling_frozen_pee_feature.shtml
Footnote 10 - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9815319
Footnote 11 - http://blogs.wsj.com/middleseat/2008/08/28/thinking-of-drinking-airplane-water-read-this/
Footnote 12 - http://www.nbcdfw.com/investigations/EPA-Tests-Show-High-Percentage-of-Airplanes-Still-Have-Bacteria-in-Water-Served-On-Board-226813491.html

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