All about the B1900
Whether you are flying with cargo or going on a business trip with the whole team, the Beechcraft 1900 (B1900) is a convenient and comfortable mode of transport to avoid losing travel time when travelling regionally. In what ways is the B1900 such a great regional travel option though? Read to find out all about the B1900.
Lady Sophie Mary Heath – Pioneering Pilot and Olympic Athlete
Sophie Peirce-Evans was born the 10th of November in 1896, from humble origins in Knockaderry, Ireland. She was a high achiever both in sports and academia but it was her flying achievements that gave her worldwide renown achievements. This is her story.
What does an aircraft mechanic do and how to become one
As the saying goes, what goes up must come down, and in the world of aviation, this happens regularly. However, this eventually damages the aircraft. This is why airline companies require the help of an aircraft mechanic. What is an aircraft mechanic? It's not a pilot, but it still one of the most important roles in the aircraft industry.
Comparing the Airbus A320 to the Airbus A350
The Airbus A320/A330 are very similar to the Airbus A350 as they both represent Airbus’s first generation of Fly By Wire (FBW) aircraft. The A350’s cockpit philosophy comes from the A380 rather than the A320/A330 but other differences between the A320 and A350 comes from making improvements on the A320. Some significant differences include the aircraft size, cockpit, OIS, flight management system and flight crew area.
The youngest woman to become captain of a Boeing 777
At the early age of 19, Anny Divya was a force to be reckoned with. She is an example that anything is possible with dedication and hard work.
Interesting Features you may not know about the Boeing 747
Within 13 years of the Wright Brothers’ invention of the aeroplane, William Boeing started the aeroplane company Boeing. The Boeing 747 then took its first flight in 1969.
What can a Commercial Pilot expect on their First Inflight Training Experience
All journeys to become a commercial pilot begin with that first inflight training experience. So what can you expect to get out of this memorable experience?
First Female Captain to Advance from B1900 to Earn her Airbus Wings
Air Namibia's Captain, Cornelia Hahn, is the first female to make the transition from flying a Beechcraft B1900 to an Airbus for Air Namibia. So how did Captain Hahn go from flying a 19-passenger aircraft capable of flying 970km to flying a 244 passenger aircraft capable of 13 45km?
Why Pilot Aptitude is critical to selecting the correct Crew
When growing up, a common answer to ‘what does one want to be when you grow up’ was, of course, becoming a Commercial Pilot. To a kid, the profession looked exciting and “plane” cool.
A day in the life of a Commercial Pilot
There are many advantages to why being a Commercial Pilot should be on everyone’s dream job list; going to work every day (and loving it), having frequent time and travelling the world meeting new people!