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Why the wings of Boeing 787 Dreamliner are curved? The wings of Boeing 787 Dreamliner are curved due to the presence of carbon fiber material on its wings. The carbon fiber material can be stretched more hence providing flexibility to its wings. The carbon fiber material has high aspect ratio of 11...

Height call outs is heard by pilots when airplane approaches and lands in an airport. It is the call out executed by radio altimeter. The mechanism...

OVER THE PACIFIC OCEAN — A United States Marine Corp F/A-18D from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, takes fuel over the Pacific Ocean from a KC-10 Extender from the 2nd Air Refueling Squadron, McGuire AFB, NJ, during Exercise Valiant Shield, 20 June, 2006. Valiant Shield 2006, the U.S. Pacific Command exercise, which runs June 19 to 23, will be conducted...

FLIGHT PLANNING Have you ever wondered what goes on before a flight takes off? There is probably more to it than you might think! The flight...

Instability and Airplane Spin When a plane is taking off or landing down, most of the passengers feel uneasy then what will happen if the flight...

Downside of Flying Do you love flying? Well, who does not. It’s so fun after all. But science says think twice before flying. Filthy, germ-laden,...

What is Cabin Pressurization? Cabin pressurization can be defined as the act to inject the conditioned air to the aircraft when flying at an altitude to maintain a cozy and safe environment to the passengers flying through high altitude with low atmospheric pressure inside the fuselage. Pressurization is the most essential way to protect the crew and passengers...

Aborted Take-Off and Landing 13th December, 2015- It was meant to be a joyous day for Qatar Airways. An Airbus A350-900 XWB was making its historic...

Concorde; Supersonic Passenger Airliner For over 27 years Concorde took passengers to the very edge of space at speeds faster than a bullet. Concorde...

Things Airlines Passengers Should know The airplane has become the first option to travel for many people due to its unique character.  First...