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Types of Gas Turbine Engines.

An aircraft turbine engine is the most widely used propulsion system in the aviation industry. Turbine engines come in several types, each with its own requirements for maintenance and aircraft engine overhaul. That’s why it is important

The real reason you’re told you put your mobile in flight mode

“Please set your portable electronic devices, including any mobile phones, to flight mode.” It is a plea heard by passengers at the beginning of thousands of flights around the world each day, and an instruction the vast

Helicopter flight controls

A helicopter pilot manipulates the helicopter flight controls to achieve and maintain controlled aerodynamic flight. Changes to theaircraft flight control system transmit mechanically to the rotor, producing aerodynamic effects on the rotor blades that make the helicopter move

Turboprop Engine

A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller. In contrast to a turbojet, the engine’s exhaust gases do not contain enough energy to create significant thrust, since almost all of the engine’s power is

Why do planes have lights on their wing tips?

You can see a green and a red light on the wingtips of an aircraft. Red is always on the left side and green on the right. In 1800s, the ship captains thought it was a good

How a jet engine works

This simplified diagram shows you the process through which a jet engine converts the energy in fuel into kinetic energy that makes a plane soar through the air. (It uses a small part of the top photo

The Himalayan airport so dangerous only eight pilots are qualified to land there

Passengers flying to this remote region may have to take something to steady their nerves. The tiny airport nestled among the steep mountains of the Himalayas is said to be the most dangerous in the world. Paro

Now might be time for the brace position! The Himalayan airport so dangerous only eight pilots are qualified to land there

Passengers flying to this remote region may have to take something to steady their nerves. The tiny airport nestled among the steep mountains of the Himalayas is said to be the most dangerous in the world. Paro

JOHN TRAVOLTA’S HOUSE IS AN AIRPORT!

JOHN TRAVOLTA’S HOUSE IS AN AIRPORT! 26 Apr 2016 John Travolta’s house is an airport John Travolta and his lovely wife Kelly Preston was one of the first couples to purchase land in the Jumbolair Aviation Estates, the