HYDROGEN IN AVIATION: REALITY OR SCIENCE FICTION

hydrogen technology

Can hydrogen technology be used instead of fuel in aviation? Some aircraft engineers say this is already a very near future. In Suntan, USA in the 1960s, the best engineers of Pratt & Whitney tested a new type of engine powered by hydrogen. At that time, the project almost succeeded. The engines were running successfully,…

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REQUIREMENTS FOR PASSENGER SAFETY

REQUIREMENTS FOR PASSENGER SAFETY

There are a lot of rules what passengers cannot do inside a plane, what can they carry into their bags or luggage, and even when can they go to a toilet. There is an infinite list of cases when passengers tried to foolish airport stuff and take some illegal things to the cabin. Also, there…

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THE NIGHTMARE OF AIR TRAVEL

The invention of the aeroplane has revolutionised the way we transport cargo. Taking local products to new lands has allowed global commerce to ascend beyond measure, but there is something else we transport frequently – people. On this front we seem to be far from futuristic as many people dread taking a plane, not because…

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5 HIGHLY ADORED FICTIONAL PILOTS

Pete “Maverick” Mitchell If the name doesn’t automatically imbue your brain with visuals of 80’s jumpsuits and the sound of Kenny Loggins, than maybe you haven’t seen the beloved air combat blockbuster Top Gun. This Oscar winning wonder of brotherly alliances and high stakes flying swept audiences off their feet back in 1986 and instantly…

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5 ESSENTIALS FOR LONG HAUL FLIGHTS

Long haul flights can be a real pain. They are an absolute test of human patience, endurance, boredom and sanity all rolled in to one long series of queuing, sitting and more queuing. You are probably bubbling with a little anxiety before your flight before you even leave the ground which isn’t a great start,…

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HOW HUMANS TAKE FLIGHT

If you’ve ever been on an aeroplane there has no doubt been a moment when you have felt uncomfortable. Whether the person next to you is crowding your side of the arm rest, your legs are feeling numb, or that baby in the back just won’t stop crying, it is inevitable that all these different…

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3 GAMES THAT MAKE YOU WANT TO BE A PILOT

Kids get their inspiration for their dream adult job from their perceived version of it in their childhood. Fireman loved big red trucks and putting on bright uniform, police officer adored teaching bad guys a lesson and doctors loved helping people. Of course, many of the harsh realities of live may have shaken these early…

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WHEN TO START STUDYING TO BECOME A PILOT

It is best to start planning your career path while you are still at school so that you can take the appropriate courses and classes. Of course not everybody knows what career they want to follow while they are still in school, but if you do know you want to become a pilot and you…

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WORLD FAMOUS PILOTS

To be able to fly an airplane through the sky is an incomparable joy, one that few in this world have experienced. Through history there have been many pilots from all around the world. Many have accomplished great things in their field but only a few of these pilots have become famous for their achievements….

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