Aviation Archive

WHAT IS YOUR DREAM FOR FUTURE LIFE IN THE AIR?

superb airplane like a cruise ship, a glass-bottomed airplane with breathtaking view, a private aircraft of your own, or simply free WiFi to enjoy video chats and online shopping? Well, Hainan Airlines will introduce the Boeing 787-9

CROSS-WIND APPROACH AND LANDING SYSTEM OF AN AIRCRAFT

In aviation, a crosswind landing is a landing maneuver in which a significant component of the prevailing wind is perpendicular to the runway center line. Aircraft in flight are subject to the direction of the winds in

AIRCRAFT’S PERILOUS JOURNEY ON THE HIGH SEAS

A decommissioned Boeing 767 is undergoing a unique journey – not by air, but by sea. The 159ft-long aircraft took to the high seas after workers spent six hours loading the giant cargo onto a barge at

HOW WORKS TURBOPROP ENGINE OF AN AIRCRAFT

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

10 Top Paying Jobs in Aviation

Many people wish for the glamorous lifestyle and income of a pilot. But, do pilots always wear crisp uniforms and make the big bucks? Not necessarily, according to Al Lee, director of quantitative analysis at online salary database PayScale.com.

AIRCRAFT ENGINE STARTER

Many variations of aircraft engine starting have been used since the Wright brothers made their first powered flight in 1903. The methods used have been designed for weight saving, simplicity of operation and reliability. Early piston engines

Airbus A380 Interesting Facts

1. The first fact about A380 will surprise you. Many believe that A380 is the largest plane in the world. It is not! There is one more airplane called Antonov An-225, it is larger than A380. It is russian-made

Runway Lighting Technical Specifications

Technical specifications  Runway lighting is used at airports that allow night landings. Seen from the air, runway lights form an outline of the runway. A particular runway may have some or all of the following: Runway end

A plane on conveyor belt which in opposite direction, Can takeoff?

The plane on the conveyor belt A plane is on a conveyor belt which moves in the opposite direction. Can it take off? This page is an appendix to the Physclips page Vectors and relative motion. It

WHY DON’T PLANES FLY OVER TIBET?

Many great circle routes would benefit from flying over several regions of Tibet. But… Mean average elevation above sea level: 16,000′ – if an emergency landing were required, assuming it was even possible, the oxygen level is