Why Landing Long Is Dangerous

Why Landing Long Is Dangerous

There’s landing long, and then there’s this. Next time you fly a high approach or float down the runway, you should think about performing a go-around. Here’s why… Airbus Lands In The Opposite Displaced Threshold Every pilot has a few...
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...
Airbus Airplane Designs Inspired By Animals

Airbus Airplane Designs Inspired By Animals

Airbus brands itself as an expert in biomimicry. Taking inspiration from nature by observing animals and attempting to reapply some things they do in their engineering. While many of these projects are still in the development stage, Here are 5 examples of aviation’s...
Tips For Protecting Your Plane From Bad Fuel

Tips For Protecting Your Plane From Bad Fuel

Recently a gentleman from California who flies out of a local airport. In the last few months, his aircraft has developed several fuel leaks. When he checked around, he discovered that other pilots at the same airport are also experiencing fuel leaks. Additionally,...
How to Overcome Fear of Stalls

How to Overcome Fear of Stalls

As a pilot or preparing to be one you are likely been there before. You’re working on stalls with either an instructor or a student. Testing out a brand new plane’s stall characteristics, or even you’re the instructor. You set up for it and work to...
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...
How Airlines Plan For New Route?

How Airlines Plan For New Route?

Airlines around the world are constantly trying to add new destinations to their route network. They perform multiple route evaluations in order to know if a route will be profitable in the long term or not. Airliners use several programs and tools to perform their...