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Oxygen System-Cylinders Onboard the Aircraft

Why do we have oxygen system-cylinders onboard the aircraft? The importance of oxygen to sustain life The human body is dependent on oxygen. As the altitude increases, the consequent decrease in pressure reduces the...

EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT IN AIRCRAFT

What is the need for and use of emergency equipment? Emergency Equipment means equipment installed or carried to be used in case of abnormal or emergency situations that demand immediate action for the...

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....

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...

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...

Aircraft Tires

One thing you almost never see when an airplane lands is a blowout. Think about that, again and again, the tires hit the tarmac at 170 miles per hour and bear the...
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