Why Most Planes are White in Color?

Many of us have noticed that every airline has their own branding on their planes, but for the most part, they’re all painted white.

So, why most planes are colored in white? The light color reflects sunlight and solar radiation while the plane is in flight and keeps the cabin cool. “It’s basically like putting sunblock on,” MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics professor R. John Hansman told Business Insider.

Watch the video below, explaining the reason behind why airlines are colored in white.


This video was uploaded on Youtube.com by Tech Insider Channel on Jul 27, 2017.

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