The jet wash of Boeing 747 taking off is strong enough to flip over a school bus, taxi cab, and a small plane.
The fastest plane in the world is NASA's Boeing X-43A Scramjet, flying in the record books at a speed of Mach 9.6, or 7,350 mph (11,760 km/h).
The highest flying bird in the world is the Ruppell's Griffon vulture. It has been spotted flying at 37,000 feet, an altitude that only the most sophisticated jet planes can reach.
The blue whale is the loudest animal on earth. A blue whale call can travel hundreds of miles across the water, and it is louder than an F18 jet fighter.
The flying car Terrafugia can convert into plane mode in less than a minute. It's expected to start selling in 2016.
The "Solar Challenger" is a solar powered plane that was built in 1980 with the ability to fly using only the energy provided by sun. It's longest flight was 160 miles (260km), completed without the use of any batteries.
If you thought hotels made of ice are strange, JumboStay offers accommodations in a real Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet. The hotel boasts 33 rooms, including a double bed suite in the cockpit.