What is inside the nose of an aircraft?

What is inside the nose of an aircraft?

The aircraft nose’s official name – the radome (radar + dome = radome). The radome is a spherical plastic cap that opens up and serves as the weatherproof housing for a few vital equipments – the radar antenna, generally known as the dish antenna – a sensitive plate...
Old Airplanes Converted Into Restaurants

Old Airplanes Converted Into Restaurants

In-flight meals are definitely one of the most maligned aspects of air travel. Despite some airlines acquiring world-class chefs to create their menus. Few passengers are likely to get revved up about the prospect of eating 30,000 feet above the Atlantic. Perhaps...
Pandemic Cuts New-Aircraft Needs 25%

Pandemic Cuts New-Aircraft Needs 25%

Pandemic Cuts New-Aircraft Needs 25% Through 2025 While airlines are only beginning to sort out what their post-pandemic fleets will look like, speculation is that many older and larger models, including Boeing 747s, 757s and 767s and Airbus A380s, will not return...
This New eVTOL Is An Airplane-Helicopter Combo

This New eVTOL Is An Airplane-Helicopter Combo

With Uber Elevate’s announcement that it plans to begin its first urban air mobility network in 2023. The electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) race is on. Uber’s partnership with Joby is big news, as is Joby’s electric four-person aircraft. But Jaunt Air...