Are heavier passengers safe on planes?

May 9th, 2012 | Aviation articles

May 9, 2012 As a nation, we have gotten heavier in the last 20 years. Yet, seats and seat belts on planes are still the same size and strength. They are made for people weighing 170 pounds, but now the average American weighs 182, reports the News Observer. Are airplane seats and seat belts strong… Read More