News

News

How Does A Turbofan Engine Work?

When you board an airline flight, you might not spend much time thinking about the engines. But they're the only reason that 700,000 pounds of aluminum and passengers can hurtle through the air at 80% the speed of sound. So how do they work? Let's take a look. The...

read more

A day in the life of an aircraft mechanic

As one might imagine, the life of an aircraft mechanic is not a glamorous one. Earlier, I passed along a few memorable tales of my time as a mechanic for a larger regional airline. This time, I would like to elaborate on what a typical day is like for an airline...

read more

Nine reasons why it’s cool to be a pilot

There are those who are content to sit on the ground and watch aircraft soar overhead. Many of us are excited to be passengers, modern-day jetsetters who travel the globe. But for some, the passion for flight is overwhelming, and the need to fly becomes a lifelong...

read more

ABOARD VICTOR, THE UBER OF PRIVATE JETS

Flying back to London from Nice we encounter some turbulence that sends champagne into the air. Instinctively, automatically by this point, everyone lifts their flutes accordingly, catching it and bringing it back to safety in what resembles a financially hazardous...

read more

HOW TO BECOME AN AIRCRAFT MECHANIC

Major aircraft manufacturers are predicting a need for thousands of aircraft mechanic s each year over the next several years as more and more airplanes are produced. So the career as an aircraft mechanic is still up-and-coming. There is the answer of how to become an...

read more

The Digital Passport — Concept

The elegant All-In-One Identity solution for every Citizen. One  Digital Card Replacement for Passport Booklet,National ID, Driver’s License, Voter ID card, Government National ID, Car Registrations, Bank Debit/Credit Card and every other Personal ID. Have you ever...

read more

Airbus 2050 concept aircraft

Designed in response to user surveys about the future of air travel, the airbus 2050 concept craft houses replaces first, business, and economy classes with lifestyle ‘zones’, all housed in a panoramic transparent body designed for both more comfortable travel and...

read more

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 explore...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

TIMELINE INTO THE FUTURE OF AVIATION

From hybrid to hydrogen powered planes….100 years of greener flight In April 1979, the first manned aircraft to fly on solar power set off for a three minute journey, reaching 40ft (12m) and flying 0.5 miles (0.8 km). The aircraft’s pilot and creator, Larry Mauro,...

read more

10 Ways Pilots Can Build Flight Time

Increase Your Flght Time Today So you've earned your certificates and ratings in record time — maybe in as little as 350 hours — and you have your sights set on an airline job. But many of these pilot jobs require at least 1,000 hours of flight time, and others...

read more

How Things Work: Flying Upside Down

Here are the tricks that keep the engine from knowing it’s not right side up Gravity and other forces conspire against conventional flight, but they are positively Machiavellian about inverted flight. Pity the first pilot who rolled inverted and sailed blithely along....

read more

‘Ground-Breaking’ UAE ATM System About to Go Live

In what it called a “ground-breaking and historic moment,” the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) is to launch a major change in airspace management on December 7, signaling completion of the UAE Airspace Restructuring Project (UAE ARP), a project that has...

read more

20 Things You Never Knew About Flying Commercial!

20 Things You Never Knew About Flying Commercial It doesn’t matter if being up in the air feels like a second home to you and you’re practically an honorary pilot at this point for how much you jet set - there’s a lot you probably never knew about your commercial...

read more

This is why most aircraft are painted white

Why are airplanes commonly painted white? It doesn’t just have scientific advantages, but it also costs quite a bit less. As they say, white goes with everything, right? Commercial planes are generally white because of these reasons: white color provides a thermal...

read more

Ailerons

An aileron (French for 'little wing') is a hinged flight control surface usually forming part of the trailing edge of each wing of a fixed-wing aircraft. Also refers to the extremities of a bird's wings used to control their flight. Ailerons are used in pairs to...

read more

Why planes have winglets

Why planes have winglets_top A Boeing 737 Boeing/Business Insider Ever look out the window of a plane or watch as it pulls up to the gate? Have you ever wondered why some planes have pointy bits at the ends of the wings? What you see are "winglets," and they have...

read more

Could this pilot selfie be real?

For avgeeks it’s simple to understand but many people asked me about this and other pics so let me explain to non avgeeks out there! Let me show you the source. This is the Real Picture Then, He cropped that selfie & airplane and pasted it on picture of clouds. (Yes...

read more

The Boeing 737 MAX Makes First Flight

Boeing has successfully conducted the maiden flight of its 737 MAX in Seattle, taking the program a step closer to its Entry Into Service (EIS). The fourth generation of this family aircraft comes to compete directly against the Airbus A320neo family aircraft, in an...

read more

Contact Our 24/7 Operations Team