Category: Editor’s Review

Why is the Flight Attendant’s Profession Rewarding?

Aiste, a former flight attendant, who worked for one of well-known airlines, notes that during the very first flight she realised the necessity and importance of foundation set by cabin crew training. However, after a few years of work, she noticed that there are things that are difficult to predict and you have to be […]

Is Pilots’ Motivation Really Affected By The Salary Only?

Have you ever tried to figure out the underlying elements framing the concept of a pilot job? Six-figure salaries, limitless horizons above the head, a phenomenal way of the world acquisition are only a few of the most widely known aspects making this job extremely desirable; however, there exist plenty of extra peculiarities the occupation […]

How To Properly Take Care Of Power Supply Units?

A power supply unit (PSU) is a complex of a wide range of elements the purpose of which is to provide power. A power supply unit (PSU) is a complex of a wide range of elements the purpose of which is to provide power. Small items can be powered by a few PSUs, however, such […]

Airport Reconstruction: Temporary Losses Before Permanent Success

In the modern world of possibilities, airports, just like all the other units comprising the aviation industry, are greatly accelerating the pace of their development. New terminals full of entertainment for passengers, services easing check-in or boarding processes as well as many other technological innovations are literally springing up in airports like mushrooms overnight.  Nevertheless, […]

How Dangerous Might Bird Strikes Be?

In the world of aviation hardly a week passes without an aircraft being damaged, and, as strange as it may sound, in many cases the fault of such problems lie in birds. Perhaps, at first sight it does not seem to be a very weighty matter as it is thought that approximately 80% of bird […]

Mitsubishi Regional Jet: To Be Or Not To Be?

After the World War II, Japanese aerospace industry was totally cut off from creation and production of its own aircraft. Nevertheless, Japanese companies were among the main suppliers of various components for aircraft manufacturing corporations. This allowed them to gain useful and invaluable experience. In 2008, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) decided to return to the […]

Pilot Fatigue: A Matter Threatening Aviation Safety?

It is perfectly normal for people to become tired. Nearly everyone experiences fatigue, however, some professions, such as aviation, medicine or the military, demand precise, rapid and well-informed decision making as well as communication with little margin for error. Concern about the potential for fatigue to negatively affect human performance in the aviation context extends […]

Boeing Triumphs On The Territory Of Its Closest Rival

2017 Paris Airshow became the main focus of attention within the world of aviation last week. The 52nd show brought together all the industry’s players to show off and find out the latest technological innovations developed to enhance global aviation safety and improve the quality of services. This year’s show was rich in new aircraft, […]

Is Chinese C919 Strong Enough To Be Internationally Acknowledged?

By introducing the C919 airliner to the public during its maiden flight on 5th May China made a brave step into the niche market of medium-haul aircraft. However, experts say that even despite possible dumping it will be difficult to compete with Boeing and Airbus. Entering the market The C919 developed by Commercial Aircraft Corp. […]

Qatar Crisis: New Opportunities Or The Dead End?

The beginning of June has matched with a serious diplomatic row that occurred between Qatar and several Arab Gulf states.  Major safety concerns that darkened the sky over Qatar’s neighbours because of its links with terrorist groups encouraged Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to cut all the diplomatic and economic ties […]