Archive for January 2017
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AIRLINE PILOTS AND COMMERCIAL PILOTS
You're able to discover new places, meet people from different cultural backgrounds while receiving a paycheck at the end of the month.
Ways for Pilots to increase their Flying Hours
So, you’re qualified to fly and you want to apply for a commercial pilot airline position but all the jobs you’ve seen require a minimum of 1 000 hours of flight time.
The difference between a Boeing and an Airbus's Control Systems
Besides the iconic physical differences between the two like the Airbus’s curved nose compared to the Boeings pointed nose, there are big differences in terms of their control systems, which the lay-person is usually not aware of. Most pilots strongly prefer one control system over another. So, what’s the difference between a Boeing and Airbus’s control systems?
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?