What is retractable landing gear?

Whenever an airplane landing is mentioned, one of the first images that come to mind is the gear being pulled out of the airplane to land it safely. Or, on the other hand, gear that is retracted after the plane has taken off. The aircraft landing gear is what we are writing about today. Aircraft…

The largest aircraft hangars in the world

A hangar is a building or structure designed to hold aircraft. Hangars are built of metal, wood, or concrete. They are used for protection from the weather, and direct sunlight and for maintenance, repair, manufacture, assembly, and storage of aircraft.   Strength and staying power are crucial in keeping planes safe and shielded between flights.…

Bombardier’s Global 7500 – “Ferrari of the Skies”

With Bombardier’s Global 7500, private aviation company VistaJet gives its passengers the ability to fly to 187 countries farther than most jets allow, at a 7,700-nautical-mile range. This makes it one of the fastest long-haul aircraft in the world. “The Ferrari of the skies” flies at a higher altitude than most commercial jets – up…

What Are Flight Control Surfaces?

All airplanes have essential flight control surfaces. Airflow over and beneath particular areas is what causes lift in an airplane. Some of these areas are fixed, while others can be altered. Flight control surfaces are these adjustable areas. Through alterations made in the cockpit, they enable pilots to adjust an airplane’s speed or trajectory. Flight…

Which airline has the biggest fleet in the world?

When measuring the fleet size there are multiple things that need to be considered. Some factors that are taken into consideration are the number of passengers carried, fleet size, asset value, profit generated, and so on. But the actual fleet size is measured only in the number of planes or aircraft housed by the airline.…

New Technologies in MRO industry

In comparison to the other digital transformation fields, the maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) industry has evolved slowly. While technology has been used to improve the detection of damaged parts and streamline repair processes, maintenance is still a human activity that relies on touch. Technology has an impact only in the sense that it allows…

Poente Technical Academy e-learning platform

The accelerated development of information and communication technologies had an impact on changing the paradigm of education. The SARS-CoV-2 virus pandemic has accelerated these processes in education. In an age of constant technological development and rapid change, it is plausible for education to follow the change and keep up with innovation. Following several years of…

Qatar Airways launches first virtual cabin crew

The accelerated development of information and communication technologies (ICT) has a significant impact on the paradigm shift in many spheres of life. The new challenge before us is the issue of virtual reality and the metaverse. The metaverse is a vague and complex term for understanding, but it will certainly become more and more a…