A look inside the UK’s royal plane

All eyes are on the Queen at the moment due to her 70th anniversary of being the UK’s monarch, but how have she and the royal family traveled over the years? What is the royal plane? The UK has many aircraft, but the one which is most commonly known is the reconditioned Airbus A330, usedContinue reading “A look inside the UK’s royal plane”

How is the War in Ukraine affecting commercial aviation?

The war in Ukraine has been going on for nearly 2 months now, but how is it affecting the commercial aviation industry and what does the future look like for the skies above Ukraine? How it started There are many reasons why the war in Ukraine started, one of the most prominent reasons being Russia’sContinue reading “How is the War in Ukraine affecting commercial aviation?”

Ukraine confirms destruction of the World’s biggest aircraft

After the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, The Ukrainian minister for foreign affairs confirmed the destruction of the Antanov AN-225 Mriya, otherwise known as the world’s biggest aircraft. Days of fighting in Ukraine have led to untouched airspace of the country and evacuation from airlines as the Russians move in towards the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv.Continue reading “Ukraine confirms destruction of the World’s biggest aircraft”

Flying Saucer “Avrocar”

A flying saucer made for the U.S. military, devised in the Cold War (period 1958-1959) by Canadian Scientists, was a completely top secret project. Avro Canada, a Canadian aircraft manufacturing company, designed and built two prototypes of this aircraft, under the funding of the U.S. military that believed on an “alien” looking plane. At thoseContinue reading “Flying Saucer “Avrocar””

The Military version of an Antonov Airliner (The An-12)

Some airliners turn into military aircraft as well. This is the An-12 “Cub”, a military aircraft that had a version of a passenger airplane in the Soviet Union. Constructed simultaneously with the An-10 “the airliner” but with structural differences to allow military operations, one of them is a defensive tail gun. This airplane was DesignedContinue reading “The Military version of an Antonov Airliner (The An-12)”