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The Safest Seat on an Airplane and 10 Other Airplane Facts You’ve Always Been Curious About

Reader's Digest Logo By Alexandra Whittaker of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 11: <p><strong>Why is there a hole in airplane windows?<br></strong>If you've ever been nervous about the little hole in your airplane window, don't fret. The hole is necessary to regulate cabin pressure. Airplane windows are made up of multiple panels, so the hole helps the middle panel from becoming stressed with pressure during flight. Next time you have airplane questions about safety, rest assured that the tiny hole in your window isn't a problem.</p>

Why is there a hole in aeroplane windows?

If you've ever been nervous about the little hole in your aeroplane window, don't fret. The hole is necessary to regulate cabin pressure. Aeroplane windows are made up of multiple panels, so the hole helps the middle panel from becoming stressed with pressure during flight. Next time you have aeroplane questions about safety, rest assured that the tiny hole in your window isn't a problem.
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