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Aircraft: What are all the Checks For?
Aircraft: What are all the Checks For?
Checklists are used in the aviation industry to ensure that nothing is left to chance....
Doors to Automatic: What is That all About?
Doors to Automatic: What is That all About?
What does the phrase 'doors to automatic and cross-check' actually mean?...
Environmental Facts About the Air Travel Industry
Environmental Facts About the Air Travel Industry
Air travel pollutes the environment, but a responsible attitude by airlines will help....
How Do Aircraft Fly?
How Do Aircraft Fly?
Aircraft are able to maintain flight through a combination of various physical phenomenon, described here....
How Many Planes Are There in the Sky?
How Many Planes Are There in the Sky?
Many control measures are in place so that air traffic collisions are avoided....
How Pilots Train for all Possible Scenarios
How Pilots Train for all Possible Scenarios
Airline pilots are trained to extremely high standards, so that they can cope with a wide range of different emergency scenarios....
What Are Those Noises Inside the Aircraft?
What Are Those Noises Inside the Aircraft?
During a flight in a commercial aircraft, there are many noises that can be heard inside the cabin; we've explained what they mean here....
What Keeps Such a Heavy Machine in the Air?
What Keeps Such a Heavy Machine in the Air?
A combination of factors ensure that large heavy aircraft are able to stay up in the sky....
Why Aircraft Engines Don't Fail
Why Aircraft Engines Don't Fail
Rigorous testing is carried out on aircraft engines to ensure they are reliable, safe and efficient....
Why is Turbulence Not Usually Dangerous?
Why is Turbulence Not Usually Dangerous?
Air turbulence is not usually dangerous to aircraft, so what is turbulence and how do pilots deal with it?...
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