Tips to learn how to fly on budget

Lots of people would love to learn to fly, but the fact that it is expensive prevents lots from doing it. This article will provide you with some suggestions for less expensive ways to learn to fly.     1. Don’t attended a fancy flight school Many of us are drawn to the large, professional flightContinue reading “Tips to learn how to fly on budget”

What’s special about A320?

The Airbus 320 family is a line of narrow-body aircraft designed and manufactured by Airbus.In March 1984, the A320 was introduced, followed by the longer A321 in January 1994, the shorter A319 in April 1996, and the much shorter A318 in July 2003. The A320 The A320-100 and A320-200 are two variations of the A320Continue reading “What’s special about A320?”

Did you know…? “Facts about aviation“

There are several basic flying facts that some of us may overlook.If you’re even somewhat interested in aviation, these facts must tickle your interest! First Commercial flight: Did you know that the first commercial flight was in 1914 The first scheduled passenger airline flew for the first time on New Year’s Day, 1914. The firstContinue reading “Did you know…? “Facts about aviation“”

Have you ever thought to become a flight instructor?

For many people, learning to fly is a dream come true. But have you ever considered teaching flying? To be a flight instructor? A flight instructor is someone who instructs others on how to fly planes. Specific powers allowed to holders of a flight instructor certificate differ by country, but in general, a flight instructorContinue reading “Have you ever thought to become a flight instructor?”

The Pathway to Heaven; Passengers Boarding Bridge

A passenger boarding bridge (PBB) is a moveable, enclosed link that connects an airport terminal gate to airplane passengers can board and disembark without having to step outdoors and risk being open to external conditions.  It was created by Frank Der Yuen, an American aeronautical engineer, who envisioned a system for loading and unloading passengersContinue reading “The Pathway to Heaven; Passengers Boarding Bridge”

How many hours do pilots work and rest?

The topic of flying hours is particularly important in terms of ensuring the safety of passengers.The FAA or other national authorities set limits on how many hours a pilot can fly in a row and within specific time intervals to ensure the safety of the trip.To secure the safety of the passengers and the restContinue reading “How many hours do pilots work and rest?”

Hangars – where an aircraft rests

What is a hangar? A hangar is a closed facility that houses planes or spacecraft. Metal, wood, fibers, and concrete are used to construct hangars. The word hangar is derived from Middle French hanghart (“enclosure near a house”), which is derived from Frankish *haimgard (“home-enclosure”, “fence around a group of dwellings”), which is derived fromContinue reading “Hangars – where an aircraft rests”

Runway lights explained

When it comes to runway lighting, like with most aspects of airport design, safety comes first. Every airport that conducts aircraft operations must have a lighting system in place. Pilots can land and take off safely at night or in bad visibility situations thanks to the airport lighting system. The runway lights are an importantContinue reading “Runway lights explained”

History of planespotting

When we’re young, we just look at a plane in the sky, and our parents tell us to wave goodbye to it. If you see a plane in the sky, you will look at it right away. Some will simply gaze, while others may find something appealing and wish to travel, while still others willContinue reading “History of planespotting”

Let’s buy an airplane

Have you ever wondered about having your own private plane?In fact, a lot of people would be interested in something like this. Because, after all, it is this type of luxury that we all aspire to, in which we can travel whenever and wherever we want without having to consider whether it is possible, whetherContinue reading “Let’s buy an airplane”

What is the Jeppesen?

Jeppesen, which is also known as Jeppesen Sanderson, is navigational information, operations planning tools, flight planning products, and software corporation based in the United States. Pilots refer to Jeppesen’s aeronautical navigation charts as “Jepp charts” or simply “Jepps” because of their popularity. Elrey Borge Jeppesen, a pilot for Varney Air Lines, created the company inContinue reading “What is the Jeppesen?”

Reasons to love Heathrow Airport in London

With the New Year’s vibes, Heathrow Airport is one of the most friendly and inviting airports. It has a unique ambiance and sensations. Nonetheless, their Christmas campaign, which featured teddy bears Edward and Doris, was quite heartwarming and captivating. Heathrow Airport, formerly known as London Airport until 1966, is a major international airport in London,Continue reading “Reasons to love Heathrow Airport in London”

How do vibrations in the aircraft occur?

It is not uncommon for aircraft to vibrate sometimes during flight. Landing gear extension and retraction, an extension of speed brakes, free play in moveable surfaces, and system failures are all causes of aircraft vibration. Definition of the vibration types Vibration is any periodic motion of a rigid or elastic body driven from a position orContinue reading “How do vibrations in the aircraft occur?”

Rules of the sky above us explained

Is there a set of rules for flying? Just like anything else. So, yeah, of course. It began when Boeing manufactured the first spacecraft sent to the moon by NASA in the mid-1960s. After decades of aeronautical progress, this is a remarkable achievement. These early pioneers were essential in influencing visual flight rules. So theContinue reading “Rules of the sky above us explained”

The Head-up Display (HUD), What Is it?

A head-up display (HUD) is a transparent display that displays information without requiring users to shift their eyes away from their normal viewing positions. The name comes from a pilot’s ability to examine the information with his head “up” and facing forward, rather than tilted down and staring at lower instruments. A HUD also eliminatesContinue reading “The Head-up Display (HUD), What Is it?”

Aviation museums

Millions of people of all ages visit institutions such as museums and science centers each year. Many museums specialize in a particular field, such as art or natural history. The aviation industry is no exception….. An aviation museum, air museum, or air and space museum is a place that displays history of aviation photos , maps , planeContinue reading “Aviation museums”

The importance of pre-flight checks

Following the 1935 crash of the prototype Boeing B-17 (then known as the Model 299) at Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio, which killed both pilots, the concept of a pre-flight checklist was first introduced by management and engineers at Boeing Corporation, according to researcher and writer Atul Gawande. The pilots had forgotten to disconnect theContinue reading “The importance of pre-flight checks”

Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day 2

Going through the second day at Dubai Air show; three conferences were held there: Global Air Traffic Management, Aviation Sustainability & Cyber Security.As we can all see discussing ways to establish a better, greener aerospace industry as aviation sustainability becomes a more serious issue in today’s world. Day 2 news Air Lease Corporation (ALC) &Continue reading “Recap of Dubai Airshow 2021 Day 2”

Tips to read aeronautical charts

I’ve always been fascinated by how pilots navigate the skies; isn’t that puzzling? Drivers use road maps, and signs along the way guide them in the right direction. But what about pilots in the air? They don’t have any indications telling them where to go or what obstacles they should avoid, and getting lost isContinue reading “Tips to read aeronautical charts”

Cleared for takeoff | The take off procedure explained

This word will never be heard outside of the cockpit; instead, the cabin crew will tell you to stay in your seats, secure your seat belts, and turn off all electronic devices as the plane takes off. Takeoff is the phase of flight in which an aircraft transitions from moving along the ground to flyingContinue reading “Cleared for takeoff | The take off procedure explained”

The Pilot’s Office

“Best office view“, isn’t it? What would you feel when your office view is the ultimate sky? That place where all the magic happens. Most aircraft consist of 5 main components: 1) Fuselage: This is the body of the plane which holds the cockpit, passengers and cargo. In addition, it connects the parts of theContinue reading “The Pilot’s Office”

Big animals travel too

When we talk about traveling with animals, the first thing that comes to mind is pets, especially cats and dogs. But have you ever considered any other animals, such as wild animals or birds? Why and how could we transfer these animals? For thousands of years, humans have been transporting animals for a variety ofContinue reading “Big animals travel too”

“The Magnificence of Daylight”

What could be a more spectacular ceiling than the sky? If you admire the sky or the link between the indoors and the outdoors, then welcome to Singapore airport, which is usually known as Changi Airport, one of Asia’s most important airports. It was officially opened in December 1981. The city center is around 20Continue reading ““The Magnificence of Daylight””