More When you join the so-called "mile-high club" — that's getting it on while in a moving plane , for those who somehow didn't know — you earn a certain amount of bragging rights. And whoever makes up the other half of your 35,feet tango. Cholmondeley has given two guineas to Ld. Because of a little thing called autopilot. It's rumored that in , American aviator Lawrence Burst Sperry managed to leave his seat and climb on the wing of his plane as it flew over the Seine in Paris.
With this new trick came all sorts of mile-high club options. In one of his flights, he accidentally shut off his autopilot invention and crashed into the coast of Long Island at Great South Bay.
While both Sperry and his lady friend were A-okay, they were rescued by duck hunters… completely naked. Apparently, the scandal caused a pretty iconic headline from a New York tabloid, describing the incident: A lot of people want to join. Determining just how many people are part of this scandalous club is a tall order: People fib, of course. More than a decade ago, Durex Condoms conducted a survey of , adults in the United States and only two percent confessed to having sex in the air.
However, in , Sensis Condoms did another study and found that rate went up to three percent. A more recent study shows the figure is much, much higher — about one in five folks say they've gotten freaky with a stranger on a plane! Changing tables aren't always used for diapers. In an effort to make their airlines more family friendly, Virgin Atlantic added changing tables in its onboard restrooms in Well, you can probably guess its alternate use.
It's rumored that many quickly became destroyed from a different type of dirty task. One flight attendant set up a mile-high prostitution ring. But one Middle Eastern flight airline attendant took her duties way further than that — and apparently, made almost a million dollars before getting caught. She would charge wealthy — and willing — travelers to have sex with her or other flight attendants during the flight, usually on longer distance travel between the Gulf and the United States.
According to a source close to the scandal: Some turned-on passengers don't act on their desires for the fear of getting caught — and possibly punished. A criminal lawyer told Bustle that while not technically against the law, federal authorities could take action against you, including adding you and your partner to the no-fly list.
And if you happen to sneak in that sky-high quickie while in the U. Sometimes flight attendants let it slide. Even though, yes, you could be in some hot water once you land if you get caught pants down on your flight, a Reddit thread with flight attendants found that about 65 percent of them let it slide.
You might get lucky like one couple did on a Norwegian flight from Paris to Stockholm. You have to qualify. However, others who have managed to have sex while airborne — for instance, in hot air balloons or helicopters — might beg to differ. Jet Set is Bravo's launch pad for the most extravagant, luxurious, and unforgettable travel experiences.
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