Category: General Aviation

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 […]

TOP 5 World’s Largest Aviation Markets

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the next 20 years, a large portion of the development in the worldwide aviation market will originate from the Asia-Pacific locale, which will represent 55 percent, while the expansion from China will represent 28 percent in the Asia-Pacific. The quickly developing aviation market will add strain to the airport structure. Among the world’s leading […]

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 […]

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 […]

G. Ziemelis: Is “Flygskam” Really the Right Thing to Do?

Reading Time: 3 minutes “Flygskam” – still quite a new Swedish term that already made waves in the media. It literally means “flight shame” and was popularized by a teen climate activist Greta Thunberg from Sweden. The movement shames people into choosing other means of transportation instead of flying. While the aviation impact on climate is undeniable, like any […]

Research Reveals a Shocking Fact Behind Some Athletes’ Success

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you have ever wondered why some athletes are more likely to win than the others, you’re in for a surprise. It turns out that even the way they travel can influence their performance drastically. Some sports teams have to fly over 370,000 km in a single season and depending on the comfort during the […]

Why Are the Edges of Aircraft Doors Marked by a Thick Line?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Every plane spotter has noticed a thick solid line marking the edges of the aircraft door and emergency exit. Have you ever heard about the importance of this aircraft design element? In the early Jet Age, when aircraft were powered by newly invented turbine engines and commercial flights had just started, several dangerous accidents happened. […]

What You Need to Do to Prepare for Your First Private Flight

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you are preparing for your first private flight, there’s a few things you need to know before you “take off.” Flying in a private jet is a totally different experience than that of flying on a commercial plane. Commercial airlines have endless requirements and strict processes. While a private flight certainly has protocol that […]

Pilot Instructor Career – Why is it Worth Choosing This Career Path?

Reading Time: 3 minutes 290,000 is the number of currently active pilots worldwide, according to one report on statista.com. Boeing forecasts that more than 804,000 new civil aviation pilots will be needed to fly and meet the market demand. However, while everybody is worried about the pilot shortage, let’s take a step back. To prepare a new generation of […]