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Feel the taste of Finland. Helsinki airport stakes on transfer passengers 1 billion euro

02

Mar 2019

Feel the taste of Finland. Helsinki airport stakes on transfer passengers 1 billion euro

Helsinki airport opened new terminal Aukio with lounge zone and huge LED screen. The cost of the project of Finland airport extension is estimated in 1 billion euro. In several years airport plans to take 30 millions passengers. Surface of the new terminal is more than 33 thousands square meters. The heart of the Aukio became hall in which passengers are waiting for their flight….

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Scientists determined who is afraid of flying the most. Part 2

27

Feb 2019

Scientists determined who is afraid of flying the most. Part 2

Scientists from Leiden University (Netherlands) mark that people that suffer from aerophobia chose typical strategy of fear suppression. They consciously avoid unpleasant thoughts and situations where this condition may appear. However, all these is counterproductive consider researchers. They came to this conclusion observing participants of standard course of getting rid of aerophobia. Australian scientists clarify that for aerophobia is peculiar high anxiety level that is…

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Scientists determined who is afraid of flying the most. Part 1

25

Feb 2019

Scientists determined who is afraid of flying the most. Part 1

Tenth part of developed countries’ citizens experience intense fear because of flights. This fear is cold aerophobia and is treated with therapeutic methods. According to statistics almost 85 per cents of passengers feel uncomfortable and it is ok. Person cannot stay calm in unusual external conditions that cannot be controlled. It is not pleasant to be closed in aluminum capsule on the ten thousands altitude…

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Passenger airplane accidentally exceeded sound velocity

23

Feb 2019

Passenger airplane accidentally exceeded sound velocity

Board of Virgin Atlantic Company was caught in powerful airflow that increased the airplane’s speed approximately by 300 kilometers per hour. Passenger Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner of Virgin Atlantic Company that flew from Los Angeles to London was caught in airflow and as result exceeded sound velocity. On February 18th on the east coast of USA in the low-density atmosphere strong air flows were observed. For…

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The price of the most expensive business-jet in the world was announced

20

Feb 2019

The price of the most expensive business-jet in the world was announced

Aerion Company will create most expensive business-jet in the world. Consultation services and engineering support will be rendered by Boeing Company. American aviation start-up Aerion announced first data about the cost of business-jets of new generation. For passenger airplane of new generation in the cabin of which may comfortably accommodate up to 12 people American aviation companies will ask 120 millions USD from each. Impressive…

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Airbus will discontinue production of four-engine A380

18

Feb 2019

Airbus will discontinue production of four-engine A380

The main operator of Airbus A380 is Airline Company Emirates that saved the program one year ago has reduced order from 162 to 123 airplanes. Airbus discontinues production of wide-body airplanes A380 informs European aviation company. In 2021 deliveries will be finished. Such decision was made because of insufficient number of orders for the most capacious passenger airplanes in the world (maximum of one-class configuration…

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Qatar Airways will continue to change airplanes once in five years in spite of the blockade

15

Feb 2019

Qatar Airways will continue to change airplanes once in five years in spite of the blockade

Qatar Airways will continue to change airplanes every five years despite difficulties caused by transport blockade from the side of neighboring countries. This was declared by Chief Executive of Qatar Airways Group Akbar Al Baker during aviation summit CAPA. Qatar Airways succeeded in overcoming consequences caused by prohibition of flights over the territory of neighboring countries. No one of 46 thousands employees of the Airline…

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Airplanes may increase precipitation volume by 14 times

13

Feb 2019

Airplanes may increase precipitation volume by 14 times

Scientists calculated that the airplanes that fly above the clouds provoke increase of precipitation volume. According to authors’ conclusions it is result of the form of the wings of modern flying machines that changes atmosphere pressure and stimulates snow flakes formation. Results were published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. Employees of Helsinki University in Finland several years ago began to notice unusual peculiarities…

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Airbus began to develop races of electric airplanes

11

Feb 2019

Airbus began to develop races of electric airplanes

European aviation company Airbus together with Nottingham University of Great Britain began to develop perspective electric racing aircraft. As Flightglobal writes the company also became partner-founder of the first races of electric airplanes in the world Air Race that will take place in 2020. Elaboration of the racing ground, above water or air equipment allows receiving new technologies some of which are later used in…

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Airplane with “fans”: new engineers’ word. Part 2

09

Feb 2019

Airplane with “fans”: new engineers’ word. Part 2

On this market presence of electric engine may provide ne airplane with huge advantage because today fuel expenses according to the different estimates are from 29 to 34% of all expenses of airline companies. Use of electric engine will allow reducing this figure by 5 times! But taking into consideration high prices of oil products (and in the future they may be even higher), electric…

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