Unusual Flight Attendant Requirements

Unusual Flight Attendant Requirements

The Good, The Bad & The Beautiful The flight attendant industry has undergone a raft of changes in its history, from a dizzying array of uniforms to an evolution of the exact specifications applicants must meet. While traditionally considered a role for women,...
The world’s best aviation museum s

The world’s best aviation museum s

Aviation Museums Aviation museums showcase the monumental achievements of engineers and pilots through history. From the first aircraft and fighter jets to present-day satellites and Russian-made rockets, join us to explore the world’s best aviation museums to...
What does the future of aviation mean for you?

What does the future of aviation mean for you?

A quieter neighborhood is just one benefit of aviation innovation If you live near an airport, you’ve probably thought about the noise generated by the aircraft arriving and departing every day. This noise could affect your quality of life and possibly your property...
Weird Things Found by Airport Security

Weird Things Found by Airport Security

The crews who work for airport security come in contact with thousands of people on a daily basis. Most of those people are carrying totally mundane things in their carry-ons. However, the security team occasionally crosses paths with people trying to smuggle...
A New World of Airline Travel

A New World of Airline Travel

The world of airline travel has changed dramatically over the years. From the first commercial flights in 1914 until now air travel has expanded on a massive scale creating larger jets. Extensive routes and changes from more luxurious during the glamorous heyday of...
THREE TYPES OF AIRCRAFT ELEVATION

THREE TYPES OF AIRCRAFT ELEVATION

Height, Altitude and Flight Level You might have heard the word altitude many times when travelling, either from the captain’s announcements during a flight or you might have seen it on the in-flight entertainment screen. But is altitude the only aircraft elevation...
Which Private Jet is right for you?

Which Private Jet is right for you?

Types of Private Jets and their amenities Have you found yourself asking ‘what private jet should I choose?’ If so, we have the answers for you. From very light jets (VLJs) up to heavy jets and executive airliners, there are plenty of different jets to choose from....
Flying train’s could be coming your way

Flying train’s could be coming your way

It sounds like something Q, the tech guy in James bond movies, would create. A plane that lands on a runway shrug its wings off, turns into a train and rolls on to rails to drop you off at your local station. Akka “Link & Fly” flying train concept...
Why Your Airplane Should Have a Flight Path Map

Why Your Airplane Should Have a Flight Path Map

When you get in a car to take a long road trip, what is one of the first things you do? You likely turn on your navigational system to get the fastest, most direct route to your destination. So, when you decide to travel by plane – why would you think it would be any...
Why Your Airplane Needs IFE

Why Your Airplane Needs IFE

When was the last time you took a flight and could sit back, put your feet up, and watch the baseball game on the flat screen while remaining in touch with your office on the ground? You receive reports and pull them up on the projection screen in front of you and...
The Good, Bad & Ugly of Airline Food

The Good, Bad & Ugly of Airline Food

The Meal High Club Over the past decade of air travel, food waste from airlines has increased significantly as they work hard to improve their culinary offerings. Join us as we delve into the culinary world of commercial airline food and gourmet private jet charter...
How does a black box work?

How does a black box work?

If you want to establish why a plane crashed, you need to retrieve the black box. This virtually indestructible orange device records all relevant flight data and conversations in the cockpit. For specialists at the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident...