How long aircraft lifespan lasts?

How long airplane lifespan lasts?

You are certainly aware that airplanes are quite expensive, both for production and maintenance. And have you ever wondered how long an airplane can be in service? You may be aware that there are many old airplanes still flying in today’s skies. Are you knowledgeable about how the airplane lifespan  is delimited? The subject is…

Airplane redundancy systems

Airplane redundancy systems

The idea of backup systems also acknowledged as redundancy, originated in the area of engineering. Many mechanical systems are designed in such a way that if one part of the system fails, the system as a whole will still be able to function due to the presence of backup components. Redundancy frames regulatory evaluations and…

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When You Say Engine, You Mean Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney Company, Inc. is founded by Francis Pratt and Amos Whitney back in the 1860. The founders started the company in Hartford, Connecticut. This company, as its first major business, was producing weapons during the American Civil War. Through their development, they have contributed to industrial growth and technical development. It may be…

The future of supersonic planes

The exciting future of supersonic planes

The idea of ​​super-fast flying has certainly not disappeared with the official withdrawal of the Concorde. The question posed to aircraft designers was how to overcome the problems that led to the temporary abandonment of the concept of supersonic flying. Making a big noise that causes these planes to not fly overland, as well as…