Aviation myths you believed as a kid

I admit being a kid and being newly discovering the aviation is wonderful experience. so what the myths about aviation you believed as a kid?

Mine is:
calling a 757 a widebody aircraft
Calling the 747 as the Boeing 777

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oh. my dad saying that narrow planes cant go on far distances
because, ive been in a 737 max 8 on a flight to japan

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From the United States or?..

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from singapore to tokyo in silk air

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oh, that is pretty far. i am sure if your dad discovers that an small aircraft like the A318 can go from London-New York i am sure he will be shocked

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a 737-800 can still do that

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I thought that flaps went down to make you go up and they went up in the air to make you descend.

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I used to think that every airline had every type of aircraft. I wanted to fly on a Southwest 747 so bad.

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the a318 is cute tbh

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Did that in FSX lol

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I thought planes were ghost and my dad said they were

Also the movie airplane being a documentary

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I thought that the APU exhaust was where the thrust came out lol

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my uncle telling me that using electronic devices makes the plane explode
-_-

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Lol. i also thought that the RAM air turbine generate thrust even tho its size

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I used to think that after someone visited the toilet, the sewage would be dropped out of the plane on top of people on the ground. Surely not just me!

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LOL LOL HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
i died

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To be honest now that I think about it, it does kind of make sense why you would’ve believed that.

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I used to think the engines were on at the gate. I guess I’m not completely wrong since the APU is an engine 🤷‍♂️

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yeah my mom told me that lol

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Contrails only came from Mirage fighter jets 🤦‍♂️

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