Category: General Aviation

World’s First Scheduled Passenger Airline Service on a Flying Boat

Reading Time: 3 minutes For the major part of the globe, the 1st of January marks the beginning of a new year. For the aviation industry, therefore, this day marks a special start, too. On this day in 1914, the introductory chapter of commercial aviation was written – the first scheduled flight of a passenger airline, between St. Petersburg […]

Aviation 2019: Good Things to Remember

Reading Time: 5 minutes The year of 2019 has brought the aviation industry a number of tough challenges, indeed. Issues related to aviation safety, decreasing trust in the most reliable aircraft manufacturers and regulatory authorities, a large number of aviation companies going bankrupt, etc. 2019 was rich in various events. Although it is natural for a human being to, […]

What is Turbulence? Does it Pose Any Danger to Safety?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Turbulence is the primary cause of non-fatal aviation accidents each year. Although it is not considered as a deadly threat, none could say that it is a pleasant experience, neither passengers, nor flight and cabin crew. Sometimes it happens to hear that passengers who know little about turbulence, or even do not have a clue […]

Wright Brothers: From Bicycles to World’s First Successful Flight

Reading Time: 3 minutes Before aviation has changed our lives and shaped the way we perceive air connection, a truly countless number of experiments was carried out, including the first successful flight of an aircraft completed over a century ago. This day in aviation, 17 December, is all about aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright. In 1903 these two […]

How Cryptocurrencies Will Continue Shaping Private Jet Market in 2020?

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s no news that cryptocurrencies are gaining ground around the world. News businesses are willing to jump into the blockchain bandwagon and the private jet industry is one of them. The flexibility of this payment method aligns perfectly with the behavior of the industry’s fast-paced clientele, reason why private air charters are finding ways 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 […]

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 […]