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Basic Working Of A Piston Engine

An aircraft’s piston engine, also commonly referred to as a reciprocating engine, is an internal combustion engine that uses one or more reciprocating pistons to convert pressure into a rotational motion. The...

Drag – Is There Anything In The Air That Resists The Travel Of Aircraft?

Is there anything in the air that resists the travel of aircraft? Invisible Resistance? In aerodynamics, drag refers to forces that oppose the relative motion of an object through the air. Drag always...

Lift – How Do Aircraft Stay Afloat In Air?

How do aircraft stay afloat in the air? What's the magic behind?  Airflow past an aerofoil surface exerts a force on the surface. The component of this force perpendicular to the air flow...

Case Study – Jet Blue Flight 292

On 21st September 2005, Jet Blue Airways flight 292, an Airbus 320 departed Burbank , California at 15:31, a non-stop flight to JFK, New York. However, it had to make an emergency...

Airbus 320 Pressurisation

Why do we need Pressurisation? As we climb higher, air molecules are spread farther apart. When we breathe, our lungs take in less air, and less oxygen.  At 18,000 feet, the atmospheric pressure is...

A320 – Landing Gear System

Basic Operation of an Oleo-Pneumatic Strut in a Landing Gear: An Oleo Strut is a Pneumatic air-oil hydraulic shock absorber used on the landing gear of most of the large aircraft. It...

Airbus 320 – Electrical System

How do we generate electricity on-board the aircraft? Introduction: The primary function of an Aircraft Electrical System is to generate, regulate, and distribute electrical power throughout the aircraft. There are several different power...

Airbus 320 – Engines

Engines – The Heart of an Airplane Principle of a Jet Engine The principle of a Jet Engine is basically the same as that of a Piston Engine, both of them propel a mass...
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