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why don t planes fly over the pacific ocean

Why Don’t Planes Fly Over the Pacific Ocean

Airlines · 4 min read

Virtually every one of us at least once in life has checked these curved flight routes which public flight tracking platforms are displaying in real-time. Yet, the more you look into historical flight data – either on the same platforms or anywhere else, the more likely you are about to ask one of the most […]

May 06, 2022
How to Get Jobs at Airports

How to Get Jobs at Airports

Airports · 7 min read

Any airport has tens or usually even hundreds of different positions, some of them, such as air traffic controllers or airport baggage handlers, are very airport-specific.

May 04, 2022
what can you do with a private pilot license

What Can You do With a Private Pilot License

Pilots · 8 min read

If you already got your private pilot license (PPL) - or you are simply wondering if it is worth obtaining one - you probably already know that the question of what can you do with a private pilot license is an extremely common one among such aviation enthusiasts.

May 04, 2022
ifr vs vfr


Pilots · 6 min read

When it comes to the main sets of rules for piloting an aircraft, there are basically two of them. Each of such sets of rules being completely different from the other, there is a fundamental contraposition between them - that’s why the explanation of how such sets are different is most often described as IFR vs VFR.

Apr 25, 2022
aircraft hydraulic fluid

Aircraft Hydraulic Fluid

Aircraft · 5 min read

Every modern aircraft uses at least a few hydraulic systems which are responsible for different stages of its successful operation.

Apr 14, 2022
jet fuel vs diesel

Jet Fuel vs. Diesel Fuel

Aircraft · 5 min read

Despite the fact that these two types of fuel bear seemingly completely different names, jet fuel and diesel fuel have more in common than one might think.

Apr 12, 2022
Eu sanctions

What do we already know about the impact of the EU’s Russia sanctions on aviation?

Airlines · 2 min read

Aerospace market is not only one of the most visible sectors affected by European sanctions on Russia. As it was among the first to be affected, some developments as well as the early consequences already can be clearly seen.

Mar 16, 2022
western sanctions russia planes

Western sanctions force unprecedented amount of Russian plane leases to be axed

Aircraft · 2 min read

As a result of sanctions from the Western countries which have specified that aircraft leasing firms - along with other businesses in the sector - have a month to implement appropriate decisions, one market player after another is severing virtually all the ties with Russian airlines.

Mar 12, 2022
how high do planes fly

How High do Planes Fly?

Aircraft · 5 min read

Today, almost every commercial airplane fly at an altitude that varies from 9 000 to 13 000 meters - or something between 30 000 and 42 000 feet. The lower point is much higher than any of the highest obstacles that could obstruct their way across the skies.

Oct 28, 2021
ups worldport

UPS Worldport – a Truly Unique Cargo Hub

Airports · 5 min read

According to official UPS data, the Worldport facility, formerly known as Hub 2000, is currently located in an area of 5.2 million square feet - or 48 ha - and can handle 115 packages per second.

Oct 04, 2021
Wet leasing

Wet-lease vs. Dry-lease Aircraft

Aircraft · 6 min read

Wet leasing is essential for the air travel industry. Big carriers such as United Airlines in the United States and Qatar Airways in the Middle East may have smooth operations even in peak traffic seasons.

Sep 28, 2021
airport traffic pattern

Everything You Should Know About the Airport Traffic Pattern

Airports · 5 min read

Approaching, landing, and take-off procedures at non towered airports is one of the first things that most student pilots in every flight school should learn to perfection.

Sep 23, 2021

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