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What happens if lightning strikes the airplane? Part 1

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Aug 2018

What happens if lightning strikes the airplane? Part 1

It is said that the airplanes are the safest transport but there are also people who are afraid to fly. And fear of air may become even stronger if you will say to the person that the airplanes are often stroke with lightings. In fact the lightning strikes in the airplanes are not uncommon but such accidents are not serious for flights though airplanes are…

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Private airplane for mobile phone: follies of rich people

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Aug 2018

Private airplane for mobile phone: follies of rich people

The Daily Mail writes about the most whimsy requirements of the private airline companies’ clients. Many of them relate to their pets: for example, passenger that flew from Europe to America ordered additional stop on their way so that his dog could have a walk on the firm ground and take the air. Another one ordered dainty sandwiches, fresh fruits and vegetables for his parrot….

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Airplane MC-21-300 appeared to be cheaper than competitors from Airbus and Boeing

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Aug 2018

Airplane MC-21-300 appeared to be cheaper than competitors from Airbus and Boeing

Catalog price of the airplane MC-21-300 will make 96,1 millions USD. Prices of competitors that have the same capacity in two-class configuration Boeing 737Max-8 (from 162 seats) and Airbus A320Neo (from 165 seats) are by 15-20 % higher – 117,1 millions and 110.6 millions USD correspondingly. However manufacturers may provide significant discounts of catalog price of the airplanes. Exploitation of the MC-21 airplane will be…

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The airplane with the longest wings has passes through new tests

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Aug 2018

The airplane with the longest wings has passes through new tests

Recently Stratolaunch Systems company has rolled out prototype of its’ giant aircraft out of the shelter for new tests. The airplane with the longest wings was engineered by Stratolaunch Systems. It is giant two-decked airplane: its’ weight is 226.8 tones, maximal take-off weight – 589.7 tones and the wing span – 117.3 meters, body length – 72.5 meters. It is expected that the machine will…

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Honda has delivered first airplane HondaJet Elite

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Aug 2018

Honda has delivered first airplane HondaJet Elite

Honda Aircraft Company, division of Honda Company began to deliver new version of their airplane – HA-420 HondaJet Elite. New version of the HA-420 HondaJet airplane – with extension Elite – was introduced in May of the current year on the EBACE exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland. As Flying edition writes, updated version has got, among other bigger flying range that has made about 2 661…

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After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 4

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Aug 2018

After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 4

Dubai is the global operations and maintenance center of A380. Being the biggest world operator of A380 airplanes, engineering division of Emirates in Dubai became global leader in A380 maintenance. Airline Company maintains modern objects among which are 7 parking shelters for O/H and 4 shelters for A380 light maintenance works. Emirates Engineering has experience, skills and infrastructure for providing exhaustive maintenance and repair services…

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After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 3

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Aug 2018

After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 3

Since 2008 total amount of the dishes served in all classes of A380 has made more than 120 millions. To the first class passengers 2.7 millions jars of caviar were served and for decoration of the cabins on the board of A380 more than 3.5 millions compositions of fresh flowers were delivered. Ice – In Flight Entertainment Network awarded many times, offers unequalled selection and…

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After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 2

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Aug 2018

After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 2

For the last 10 years Emirates A380 was in the center of several aviation events including unprecedented common flight with Jetman Dubai pilots in 2015. Unusual flying in formation of the airplane and two pilots in jet backpacks above the tower buildings of Dubai and Palm Jumeirah island has demonstrated which heights the aviation has reached. The same year Emirates presented first A380 in the…

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After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 1

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Aug 2018

After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 1

Emirates Airline Company celebrates 10 years after launching A380 airplane. From the first flight from Dubai to New York on August 1st 2008 Emirates A380 has transported more than 105 million passengers making 115000 flights and overcoming distance of 1.5 billions kilometers equal to 39000 round-the-world trips. Emirates is the biggest operator of A380 airplane in the world that makes routes on 104 two-decked airplanes….

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Not a train and not an airplane. Everything you need to know about Hyperloop

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Aug 2018

Not a train and not an airplane. Everything you need to know about Hyperloop

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has signed agreement for building first high-speed system in China. General Director of the company Dirk Alborn has informed about work progress in different regions and that the main difficulty is not technology. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (Hyperloop TT) has signed agreement with Guizhou province economy on the North-West of the China. This information contains press-release of the Company. Idea of the high-speed…

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