With the current headlines in the news where COVID19 cases are still high and new variants keep expanding, […]
A shortage of pilots and a faster-than-expected takeoff in passenger demand are forcing some airlines to cut back […]
Long haul flights currently have up to four pilots Currently, all commercial flights have from two to four […]
The feud over Airbus and Boeing is one of the longest-running battles in WTO(World Trade Organisation) history. It […]
23 May 1848, Anklam Prussia, born and raised with his siblings, worked together on technical, social, and cultural […]
Fighter aircrafts are fixed-wing military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat. In a military conflict, the role of fighter aircraft is to […]
A novel strategy to create planes that can fly themselves – The Wall Street Journal As the old adage […]
Brief history (B747) After the introduction of the 707 in 1958, Pan Am wanted a jet two and half times its […]
A word that gathers a lot of conditions that an aircraft must meet. An official definition does not […]
You could be an experienced flyer, or you could just be a newbie making his/her maiden flight. Often […]
That’s one small step for man,one giant leap for mankind NEIL ARMSTRONG Who hasn’t dreamt of draping a […]
Strive for perfection in everything you do -Henry Royce ROLLS ROYCE has officially opened ”TESTBED 80” with the […]
To invent an airplane is nothing. To build one is something. But to fly is everything OTTO LILIENTHAL […]
Have you ever wondered about the possibility of suffering trauma or a pathology while flying? Almost everyone has […]
In 2015, Boeing determined the market was large enough to launch a new design. In 2017, multiple airlines […]
The growth of air cargo, especially for e-commerce, implies a need for more than 1,500 aircrafts to be converted from Passenger to Freighter(P2F).
It is “personal” because it has a crew capacity of one, only one person who is the pilot […]
The Covid-19 pandemic has hit a severe blow to the economy worldwide and none has been hit as […]
A regular flight is scary enough for some people. While planes are still one of the safest means […]
Ever look out the window and wonder why some airplanes have pointy/upward-pointing bits at the end of wings? […]
In aviation, coffin corner (or Q corner) refers to the point at which the Flight Boundary is defined […]
As the name stands for a plane that converts, but exactly in what? First of all, the plane […]
What is hydrogen aircraft? A hydrogen aircraft is an airplane that uses hydrogen as a power source. Hydrogen can either be burned in […]
” 50..40..30….10…RETAAAAAARD” !!! Sounds familiar? Not unless you’re a pilot/ have been in the cockpit right before the […]
WHY DO BIRDS FLY IN FORMATION? First, it conserves their energy. Each bird flies slightly above the bird […]
When talking about Mach, it is pretty common to relate it with supersonic aircraft, but not always. This […]
A Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft is one that can hover, take-off and land vertically. This classification includes a variety of […]
Flying over the atlantic and suddenly you go, ”What would happen if one of the engines fails?”. Just […]
Why is it important? It is a legal requirement and crucial to the safety and structural integrity of […]
It is undoubtedly the largest aircraft in the world, working as a multi-tasking platform for research and commercial […]
Ever wondered how pilots communicate with air traffic controllers on the ground when flying over the oceans? Air […]
Airbus Beluga The Airbus A300-600ST (Super Transporter), or Beluga, is a modified version of the standard A300-600 widebody […]
Airbus and Boeing prevail possessing a vast noteworthiness under competitive airline manufacturing industry around the globe. The duopoly […]
The helicopter as an aircraft is not as simple as it seems, the unique flight features make the […]
The use of the word “SQUAWK” comes from the system’s origin in WORLD WAR II- IDENTIFICATION FRIEND OR […]
If a sudden decompression were to happen inflight, each passenger and crew member would have their own oxygen […]
It is considered as another way to produce lift, and if this is attached to the wing then […]
Emirates claims the title of the World’s Best Airline. Fittingly, the First Class cabin on Emirates Airlines is nonetheless a prestigious and luxurious flying experience – even being called the “hotel in the sky”. Emirates continues to surprise us in every way possible. From complete entertainment systems and gourmet meals to spas at 30,000 ft., what would you say? Luxurious or outrageous?
While the COVID19 pandemic is still slowing down aviation and the globe in general, it is obvious (hopefully) […]
Whenever you check in a bag, you get a baggage tag. The baggage tag (also known as luggage […]
“Aviation Manager”? What’s that? You might not have heard about the job of an “Aviation Manager”. So what is that job and what does he/she does? Basically an Aviation Manager is an airport employee who supervises the compliance of the rules and regulations provided by the local, state, and federal organizations. The airport manager sets the seal on the airport and it’s departments to run safely whilst observing the process of the hiring, the management of the airport, and the department staff.
“Mayday mayday mayday Thomson 253H, engine failure, continuing northwesterly, inbound towards Wallasey” Flight crew of Thomson 253H This […]
Many of us know about the gliding capacity of airplanes, the fixed-wing aircraft can glide without the engine […]
At night, you might notice many lights on the tarmac of an airport. All of them have a […]
The wings are the most relevant parts of an airplane. They maintain the flight by the reaction forces […]
Covid-19 has completely changed the world. While some industries are profiting or at least not being affected as […]
The Airbus A320 family has undoubtedly a wide range of members, visible at any airport. Some of us […]
Founded by a dozen of aircraft homebuilders in 1953, the Experimental Aircraft Association became one of the most […]
When reading the title of this article, you might wonder what this article is about. SSR stands for […]
Introduction & History Since the starting days of aviation, the technology has improved and new records were often […]
Flight schools around the world use various types of trainer aircraft. In this article I will mention few of the best aircraft for training. Flight schools choose their aircraft according to what suits their training and vision. Nonetheless, all trainer airplanes are designed specifically to assist with the flight training of pilots and aircrew. Private and Commercial pilots are usually trained in light aircraft, with two or more seats for the students and instructors. What are few of the best trainer airplanes out there?
When flying, you might have observed how cargo was loaded into the belly of your aircraft. You might […]
An aircraft model that with its capabilities and performance, could surprise us, The P-750 XSTOL. A not so widely known aircraft, such as cessna´s or piper´s. However, this plane has many things to offer because of its multi-disciplinary roles, applications and variants whether it is freighter, passengers, Spraying, Fire Fighting, and skydive operations.
The earth is always pulling us to its centre with its gravity, a force to which all bodies on the planet are subjected to. In the beginning of the space program of United States, reduced gravity was an important matter on the general body behavior, making this study as a key on space exploration and transportation, and a capability of testing the personnel and equipment.
260 years of unsolved and unknown regime of high speed dynamics of gases were broken with the significant flight of the Bell X-1 research vehicle installed under the B-29 bomber of World War II vintage, on October 14, 1947 in the Mojave Desert in California.