Category: Editor’s Review

World’s Most Promising 5th Generation Fighter Jets

The current world situation makes every country consider its ability to confront a military threat posed by modern weapons. These days the F-22, T-50 PAK FA or J-20 stealth fighter jets, high technology weapons with a diverse range of sophisticated precision guided munition, are the key to the successful military campaigns. The 5th generation fighter […]

Chengdu J-20: A Game Changer or A Cheap Copy?

More than a month has already passed since the military aviation community has started speaking about the latest Chinese development – fifth-generation fighter jet Chengdu J-20. Obviously, the government of China strives to take up a better position among the countries that are capable of producing fight jets of such type. Therefore, the Chengdu J-20 […]

Pilots, Leap Into Action – Airlines are Looking for You

After coping with terrorism, bankruptcies and consolidation, the largest airlines of the world are facing a new problem: a looming worldwide pilot shortage. The recent boom in air travel has created an urgent demand for new aircraft and additional flights as well as new routes all over the world which, in turn, have served the […]

Aviation Training Management Software – A Key to Digital Optimization

Digitalization is considered to be one of the major trends impacting the modern global aviation training industry and aviation technologies which are currently in use. Social media, mobile computing, cloud computing, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) are the principal tools used in order to implement digital transformations. As a whole unit these technologies […]

World’s Best Business Jets for Your Local or Transatlantic Flights

It does not matter what we do; from time to time there comes a moment when we are forced to choose. Business aviation is not an exception, as long as this sector also provides people with a range of choices. The fact that rich and successful people all around the world got used to flying […]

Is Russian MS-21 Good Enough to Join the Oligopolistic Market?

The single-aisle airliner market is getting more crowded. On 8 June Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. unveiled the next domestic airliner which is believed to achieve remarkable success in penetrating the global commercial aviation market. Russians call the MS-21 their biggest investment in the revival of Russia‘s commercial aviation industry. With composite wings, Pratt & Whitney […]

Commercial Drones – A New Page In The World Of Labour

The rapidly globalizing world is dramatically accelerating the pace of various innovations occurring within all the spheres possible, and drones are not left aside. Before entering the commercial world, UAVs were mainly engaged in the military sector. Most probably particularly this served the reason for the whole issue of drones being faded into a relative […]

Airbus and Boeing: Rivals or Partners?

Undoubtedly, Airbus and Boeing are considered to be not only the most powerful units in the large jet airliner market but arch rivals, too. Each of their achievements and loses receives extremely precise look and judgment. By this time more than a half year has already passed and the Farnborough Air Show has come to […]

How Much Does it Cost to Operate a Private Jet?

How much will it cost to park a private jet in your hangar? Stars like Mark Zuckerberg, Harrison Ford, Steven Spielberg and Donald Trump all own, and travel in private jets. Private jets appear to many as the very pinnacle of luxury when it comes to travel, and many people have a fascination with the […]

Aviation Engines Past, Present and Future

As the performance of aircraft has increased, the requirements of their engines have also increased. The first aircraft had gasoline engines with pistons and carburetors, current aircraft are powered by jet engines, and new experimental engines might bedriven by ramjet and scramjet technology. The First Aircraft Engine The 1903 “Wright Brothers Flyer” was powered by […]