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INFORMATIONAL Sep 26, 2022 The De Havilland Comet: A Pioneer with a Fatal Flaw This article discusses the story of the design of the de Havilland Comet, the first jet-powered airliner. It looks into why the two high-profile crashes occurred, and how this was fixed. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 18, 2022 Wings Over Houston Hosting 38th Annual Airshow With the airshow season ending, many aviation enthusiasts are hoping to find last-minute events to enjoy before the weather gets colder. One of these last-minute airshows is the Wings Over Houston Airshow located at Ellington Field in Texas. This is going to be a spectacular event with performances from all around the country. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 16, 2022 Boeing's Worst Selling Aircraft Learn about some of Boeing's worst-selling aircraft, including an analysis of their production and why some variants failed. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 16, 2022 Sicko Mode: Inside Drake's Private Boeing 767 Drake lives quite the luxurious lifestyle, and his plane certainly matches. Take a tour inside the plane and out. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 04, 2022 Airport Snapshot: Northeast Florida Regional Airport An overview of the St. Augustine airport. Overview of the facilities and runways. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 04, 2022 Are TSA Agents Able See You Naked? The answer to the question of whether or not TSA agents can see you naked or not. Dives into the machines used in security screenings at airports. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 25, 2022 The Anatomy of an Aerospace Engine Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 11, 2022 How Does an Aircraft APU Work? Modern airplanes are outfitted with auxiliary power units (APUs) to meet the aircraft's large energy requirements while the engines are not running. This self-contained unit represents a constant-speed gas turbine engine located in the airplane's tail cone which is isolated in a titanium fireproof compartment from the rest of the aircraft. But how does it work? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 03, 2022 Why Passenger Load Factor is an Important Airline Performance Metric – An Arithmetic Perspective Passenger load factor, commonly abbreviated as PLF, is the measure of the number of paying passengers expressed as a percentage of the aircraft's total passenger-carrying capacity. But why is it an important metric for airlines to analyze? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 31, 2022 A Nervous Flyer's Guide to Airplane Sounds Ever wonder what all those little noises were the last time you flew on a plane? Here is a selection of a few of the most common ones explained. Read More →