How has the invention of airplanes affected us?
By plane it would take about 8 hours to get across the Atlantic Ocean. By ship it would take anywhere from 3 weeks to 1 month, depending on weather. In the past it would've taken months. Going from Los Angeles to New York takes about 5 hours by plane, and would take about 41 hours by car. Airplanes are unquestionably the fastest way to travel.
Benefits of Airplanes
It allows people to have vacations, visit friends and family, and links places together. You are able to get anywhere in the world in just one flight. Airplanes have made it possible for someone to go to college in England but lives in Iowa. They also benefit businesses, making it easier to get from place to place. Airplanes bring in tourists, which brings places a lot of money.