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Aircraft Wheels And Aquaplaning

Importance of aircraft tires Aircraft tires can easily be taken for granted. Their simplistic appearance may lead some to a false feeling of complacency. Many technicians are not aware of the critical design...

Are Runways Designed & Built According to Aircraft Requirement?

Until the introduction of heavy monoplane aircraft in the latter part of the 1930s, civil air-transport aircraft were able to operate from grass runways with takeoff distances of less than 600 metres...

High Speed Flight – Part 2

High Speed Aerodynamics - Shockwave In our previous article, we discussed the basics of high speed flight, understood the concept of Mach Number and how it differs with change in altitude and temperature....

Pneumatic System

A pneumatic system carries power by employing compressed gas, generally air, as a fluid for transmitting energy from an energy-generating source to an energy-using point to accomplish useful work. Used for: Brakes,...

High Speed Flight

When an airplane moves forward, the airflow continues to flow over the aircraft wings. When this airflow is fast enough, it flows over the wings and helps lift the aircraft off the...

Radio Frequency Bands

Radio frequency or electromagnetic energy is a form of non-ionizing radiation. When an RF current is supplied to an antenna, an electromagnetic field (EMF) is created to carry the signal through space....

What makes the Cessna everyone’s favourite training aircraft?

The Cessna 172 has become a household name, particularly in the aviation community. Since it's inception in the mid-1950's, the 172 quickly earned it's stripes in becoming the most produced aircraft in...

Flight Management System

FMS is a specialised computer system that automates a wide variety of in-flight tasks, reducing the workload on the flight crew to the point that modern civilian aircraft no longer carry flight...
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