Archive for August 2017
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.