Future of Aircraft Inspection: Robotic Repair on the Runway

Future of Aircraft Inspection: Robotic Repair on the Runway

A team of researchers has successfully trialed a four-wheel robot capable of carrying out aircraft structural inspections. The robot, that was tested at Cranfield University, can stick to and move around the sides and underbelly of an aircraft. As it hopes to...
Runway Lights Color & Spacing Explained

Runway Lights Color & Spacing Explained

If you’ve been to any major airport at night, you may have noticed on the runway there are a lot of different kinds of lights, ranging from flashing white or pulsating yellow to steady red and even blue. And the lights are spaced at defined intervals. Runway...
World’s 15 most scenic airport runways..!

World’s 15 most scenic airport runways..!

The airport is unique, being the only one in the world where scheduled flights use a beach as the runway. The runway is underwater once each day. The airport is operated by Highlands and Islands Airports Limited, which owns most of the regional airports in mainland...