First of all, happy new year and merry Christmas. So in this one, we will look into the challenges faced by high altitude flying. So this includes take-off /landing from a high altitude like mountains and not the cruise phase of any flight which takes place at about 30,000-48,000fts. The first big hurdle is not … More Challenges to high altitude flying.
Most probably you already know this news by now, and I know I am late on this but being an aviation writer, I’ve to write on this topic. Before we start, if you were wondering why I was inactive for the last month or so, it was due to my exams. As I didn’t post … More Tata and Air India- a special bond
Before we start a history lesson, let me give you a “FAST FORWARD” lesson. Jet Airways ceased operations in 2019, and now there is news about the restarting of the airlines. But what happened in the first place? Why did it cease operations? Let’s answer these questions. Jet Airways officially started on the 14th of … More Rise and Fall of JET AIRWAYS
On March 27 1977, aviation witnessed its darkest day, when two jumbo-jets, i.e. Boeing 747s came together. It is said that about 583 people lost their lives. So today, let’s look into this incident and instead of learning who was at fault, we’ll learn the outcomes of the crash. Tenerife is a small island and … More Tenerife Disaster- world’s worst aviation crash.
In this series we will have a look at aviation’s most iconic aircraft, we will see its highs and lows, its legacy and how it was like flying that aircraft. Today we will look at Concorde. Concorde was a supersonic aircraft, built by French aerospace company Aérospatiale or SUD Aviation (at that time), and British … More Let’s fly CONCORDE
Indian aviation has witnessed many crashes but the one on 12th November 1996, jolted the entire nation. Saudi Arabian flight 762, and Kazakhstan Airline flight 1907, an Ilyushin IL-76 crashed mid-air. This crash involved 349 fatalities. Today let’s look into the crash and see what happened. But first, let’s have a look at the background … More Indian’s worst aviation disaster.
Flying was once considered a luxury, and only the richer sections of the society could afford it. But today, many airlines have reduced costs and now flying is accessible to most of the society. So today we will look at how these airlines work. But first, a small history lesson: Budget carriers were first successful … More How buget airline works?
This is the final part of the 5 blog series. Make sure to read the previous parts of it. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Boeing 747 has already left its mark on the industry. A plane built in the 60s with is still competitive in the 21st century. Now the world doesn’t … More End of an ERA part 5
747 revolutionize jet travel. Some even say that 747 is the cause of Concorde’s failure. So today we will have a deep look in what ways did 747 revolutionize the way we travel. But before we start make sure to read the previous part this series. PART:1 PART:2 PART:3 Here are the 5 ways in … More End of an ERA part 4: The marvels of the 747
Varients are the improvement in the original design. It can be increase in capacity or upgradation of engines. The 747 has a loads of varients. So today we will discuss about it. But before we start make sure that you have read the PART 1 and PART 2 of the this blog-series. 1. 747-100 The … More END of an ERA part 3 : The varients.
The Boeing 747 is a very unique aircraft. At that time 747 was considered ageless meaning it could be used forever. But what made it this unique? So today we will look into it. But before we start, you need to read my previous blog on it. So as Boeing started work on the 747 … More END of an ERA part-2: The ultimate design.
The era of the Boeing 747 comes to an end as Boeing will end its production in 2022. Most of the features you see in today’s modern jetlines comes from the 747. This blog is a part of 5 blog series on it. First let us know how the 747 was born. Boeing 747 was … More END of an ERA part -1: How 747 was born
Previously I made a blog on how to identify a long haul aircraft which you may encounter if you are travelling international from India to Europe, North America, South Asia, or Australia. Today we will be talking in more detail about some long haul aircrafts. We will not be looking for some single aisle long … More Airplane Spotting- 3