Tag: aircraft

Braathens Regional ATR 72 Deals with Icing in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Braathens Reginal Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, performing a flight TF-336 from Stockholm Bromma to Helsingborg (Sweden), was climbing through FL130 out of Bromma Airport when the crew declared emergency reporting they were picking up ice on their wings and needed to immediately descend into warmer air. The aircraft descended and diverted to […]

TOP 5 Must Visit Aviation Museums in the World

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aviation is becoming increasingly important in our daily lives. For more than a century aviation has been changing the way the world works – and now it is impossible to imagine our life without the input of aviation. Because of this reason it is worth getting better acquainted with the aircraft types and the way […]

World’s Shortest Commercial Flight: How Short Is It?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Can you imagine a flight without cabin crew taking care of you? Can you imagine a flight which takes less time than cabin crew pre-flight safety demonstration? Can you imagine a flight that lasts so short that you cannot even relax?  Then it could be even harder to imagine that the shortest nonstop regular commercial […]

Aeroflot Group Airline to Acquire Five Dash 8-400 Turboprops

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aurora, Aeroflot Group’s Far Eastern regional airline, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase five Dash 8-400 turboprops from De Havilland Canada. The arrangement was announced on November 19, during the 2019 Dubai Airshow. The Sakhalin-based regional carrier which currently operates ten Dash 8 aircraft, including five Dash 8-400, three Dash 8-300 and […]

How Close Can a Plane Fly to Another Aircraft?

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are a frequent traveller who enjoys a window seat, you might have noticed other aircraft while in air. Flying in the crowded skies over Europe or North America, it is quite common to see other aircraft whizzing past, either above or below. Have you ever wondered how close to each other can aircraft […]

Dominance of Western-Built Aircraft in Russia Looks Set to Continue

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Russian airline industry’s widespread reliance on western-built aircraft now exceeds 90 per cent, according to analysis undertaken by Russian Aviation Insider’s sister publication ATO.ru. Furthermore, the research also shows that the dominant share of foreign-made aircraft in Russia’s collective fleet is likely to increase. Data used in the review is from Russian aviation agency […]

Why Hard Plane Landing in Bad Weather is Intentional?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The thought of a smooth flight is probably on every passenger‘s mind before taking off. So, what is a smooth flight? The concept usually consists of a calm and easy departure and landing as well. However, a successful landing does not depend on how smooth the touchdown was. In bad weather conditions, passengers of the […]

Airbus Celebrates Delivery of Its 12,000th Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines. The aircraft is the 12th A220 delivered to date to Delta Air Lines since the carrier received its first A220 in October 2018. The A220 […]

PFA Orders New Simulators and Aircraft for 6 Million Euros

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pilot Flight Academy will before the end of 2018 have more than 300 cadet pilot students and are now investing for further expansion. Following a newly signed contract with L3 CTS for training of cadets, PFA are in talks to sign contracts with other players and Airlines for ab-initio pilot education. PFA are expanding their […]