SE Aeronautics’ tri-wing jumbo jet could reduce fuel consumption by 70%

The aviation industry has always been on the cutting edge of new technologies and attempts to make things better. One of the very important items is fuel consumption. Even the smallest savings result in significant profits. The new SE200 tri-wing jumbo jet prototype could bring up to 70% savings in fuel consumption.  Tri-wing jumbo jet…

COMAC C919 – China first homegrown passenger jet

The Comac C919 is a narrow-body airliner manufactured by the Chinese company Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac). The C919 is intended to compete with other single-aisle planes such as the Airbus A320 and the Boeing 737. The C919 is China’s first major passenger aircraft designed and built-in accordance with international airworthiness requirements. COMAC C919…

How the fuel system of a plane works?

The fuel system of a plane is a big part of the process that has to be flawless in order to get you safely to your destination. Most people would assume that an airplane’s engine burns fuel like every other vehicle on the road. But if you’ve ever watched a plane take off, you’ll know…

Top 5 largest planes ever made

There are many ways to measure large aircraft. Some of the factors that are taken into consideration are length, weight, volume or wingspan. Top 5 largest planes ever made Today we are introducing you to 5 largest planes ever made. Airbus A380 The A380 is a large wide-body airliner that was developed and produced by…

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.…