Category: General Aviation

Why Do Many Pilot Seats Have Sheepskin Covers?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Probably, most of you have seen sheepskin seat covers in almost every cockpit you have ever been to. If you are still a newbie in aviation world and haven’t tried any cockpit yet, you have surely seen those grey or white fluffy pilot seats in films. However, the reason of covering pilot seats with sheepskin […]

TOP 10 Names in Aviation You Must be Aware Of

Reading Time: 5 minutes Every self-respecting aviation enthusiast must know the names of people who created the industry. These are the people who became pioneers of aviation. They are the reason the history of aviation began. Jean-Francois Pilatre de Rozier It’s difficult to determine who the first man to fly truly was. Although this question raises a lot of […]

Four Reasons Why Millennials Matter for Business Aviation’s Future

Reading Time: 5 minutes “To Have or to Be?” is the title of a once-undervalued 1976 work by psychologist Erick Fromm in which he reflects on the materialistic nature of human beings. Erich’s argument of society’s deviation from the path of “being” in nature was backed by strong cases of consumerism and great promises made by industrialization in late […]

KlasJet Strengthens Its Positions in Business Aviation

Reading Time: < 1 minute KlasJet, a European private and business charter carrier, part of Avia Solutions Group, added two more exclusively designed Boeing 737-500 and 737-300 aircraft to its fleet, strengthening its positions and becoming one of the most capable private charter operators in Europe. After the introduction of the latest aircraft, KlasJet’s diversified fleet will consist of 7 […]

Passenger Demand Stays Solid but the Trend has Slowed

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 4.5% compared to the same month in 2018. This was in line with the revised April traffic growth of 4.4% and above the recent trough of 3.1% year-on-year growth recorded in […]

Why Do Same Flights Take Different Routes?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you a plane spotting fan who can’t stop looking at the aircraft in the sky and keep tracking aircraft online? If this sounds like you, you probably have noticed that sometimes flights between the same destinations often use very different routes. Do you know why? Usually, when airlines plan flights, they choose the route […]

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 […]