Category: General Aviation

Why Are Aircraft Windows Round?

Reading Time: 1 minute Whether you love your window seat or choose to stay farther from the window and forget you’re flying, you have surely noticed that all airplane windows are round. However, those windows are round not only for aesthetic reasons. It’s a life-saving engineering innovation. Nowadays, it’s quite difficult to imagine aircraft having square windows – but […]

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 […]

No More Need to Own a Private Jet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Owning a private jet has long been a symbol of wealth and success, but the market seems to be showing a rather drastic shift. According to JETNET, year over year, manufacturing companies are seeing decreases in the number of aircraft being purchased and newer models of aircraft especially are also seeing a significant drop in […]

Avia Solutions Group to Acquire Chapman Freeborn

Reading Time: 2 minutes Avia Solutions Group, a global multipurpose aviation holding, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shareholding in UK-headquartered Chapman Freeborn Group – a worldwide market leader for aircraft charter solutions. The acquisition agreement was signed in London, United Kingdom on 14 June 2019. The addition of Chapman Freeborn’s worldwide businesses […]

Air Force One to Have a New Livery by 2024?

Reading Time: 1 minute The iconic livery of the US presidential transport, Air Force One, could to be given a fresh look, Donald Trump, the president of the US has revealed in an exclusive interview with ABC news. Most of us already got used to the distinctive painting of the Air Force One Boeing 747 aircraft. Blue & White. […]

A Look into the Fastest Private Jets Ever Made

Reading Time: 4 minutes Air travel has come a long way since December 17th, 1903, when the Wright Flyer hurtled through the skies at what was then a whopping 29 miles per hour! While military planes have broken the sound barrier, private jets are pushing the envelope in style. Today, the fastest private jets deliver passengers to far away […]

Did You Know How Expensive Flying is?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the last decade, with the rise of low-cost airlines, flying became accessible to the masses – over 4.3 billion passengers were carried on scheduled flights in 2018 and the number is still on the rise. Passengers enjoying the historic-low ticket prices do not always perceive the heavy cost burden associated with flying. The expenses […]

Pilot-Hungry Airlines Struggle with Global Pilot Shortage

Reading Time: 4 minutes Airlines are facing an increasing pilot shortage worldwide. As a result, they are grounding the aircraft and cancelling flights around the globe. What is the real situation? IndiGo, which is India’s largest passenger airline, grounded 10 Airbus A320-neo aircraft and cancels 30 flights per day due to several reasons including pilot shortage. In addition to […]

INTERESTING I How Do Pilots Communicate in Case of Emergency?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Most probably each of us has seen a movie with some unexpected twists during flights. And, of course, everyone loves seeing a pilot performing safe and heroic landing. Sometimes it may even seem that one is taking a lot of spontaneous decisions and saves the day by depending on his own judgement.  However, there exists […]

Green Flying: Is It Possible to Implement?

Reading Time: 3 minutes There is no doubt that aviation industry has a great impact on environment. Various Non-governmental organizations (NGO) worldwide are searching for the best ways to solve the issue of rapidly growing carbon dioxide emissions as the number of air passengers exceed every forecast. And not just NGOs, as aircraft manufacturers are carefully designing new engines […]