In addition to being secretly terrifying, there's another major flaw with flight safety videos. In short, they aren't long enough. Information about exits and illuminated aisles is great, but there are plenty of tips that should be discussed but never are.
Here are five things every flight safety video should (but doesn't) address ...
The Potential Ramifications of Not Turning Off Electronic Devices
Of all the complaints about in-flight safety, none ruffles more feathers than the infamous "Turn off all electronic devices" rule. Sure, it makes sense that you can't be on your cellphone. No good can come from having air traffic controller instructions to the pilot being intercut with bursts of your yenta of a mother nagging you about not calling enough. That seems like something that could totally happen. But what's the harm in getting in a little Angry Birds time while you taxi on the runway?