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British man happened to be the only passenger in the airplane for 168 seats

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Jul 2018

British man happened to be the only passenger in the airplane for 168 seats

British man has booked airplane ticket from Corfu to Birmingham and happened to be the only passenger on the board informs The Sun. 28 years old Birmingham resident Saadom Gilani has visited wedding of his friend on the Greek island Corfu. When he was getting back home to Birmingham he was told in the airport that he will be the only passenger on the flight…

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Experts have named the safest airplanes

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Jul 2018

Experts have named the safest airplanes

According to some data 70% of travelers feel very nervous before flight and that is why the question about safest airplane is always important. Passengers need to know where pressure falls more often in the airplane (like it happened on one of Ryanair airplanes recently) or something else abnormal takes place. Generally experts are sure that all modern airplanes are safe enough to take passengers…

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Airplane has made emergency landing because of a dog that opened baggage section

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Jul 2018

Airplane has made emergency landing because of a dog that opened baggage section

Luckily neither the dog nor passengers have suffered – the crew of the airplane that flew to Moscow has successfully coped with the emergency situation in the sky. The crew of passenger airplane Boeing 737 that made flight from Saint Petersburg to Moscow had to make emergency landing because dog has opened baggage section of the airplane on the altitude of 4 thousands meters. During…

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Airbus Company has shown flight of the new cargo airplane Beluga XL

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Jul 2018

Airbus Company has shown flight of the new cargo airplane Beluga XL

Cargo airplane Beluga XL is planned to be used for transportation of oversize load. New heavy aircraft Airbus Beluga XL has made first flight. Trial flight was made from the territory of Toulouse airport Blagnac on July 19th. Introduction into service of the new airplane is planned for 2019 for making flights in the framework of logistic chain of the manufacturer and to 2025 planes…

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Future of aviation

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Jul 2018

Future of aviation

On the last Airbus models were installed engines that reduce fuel consumption significantly (30%). Also these models are the most silent. Elaborations in these areas are made by all huge manufacturers during many years. However, for the last decade more and more attention is paid to ecology, kerosene-based aviation fuel is being replaced with bio fuel. According to the estimates of International Civil Aviation Association…

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Boeing has taken interest in the concept of the flying train

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Jul 2018

Boeing has taken interest in the concept of the flying train

French Company Akka Technologies presented the concept of the airplane that retracts the wings during landing and continues traffic as train. This idea bears the name “Link & Fly”. As to dimensions the airplane is compared with Airbus A320. On the board of this flying train may accommodate 160 passengers. Flying train is 33.8 meters long, has height of 8.2 meters and wing span of…

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The biggest airplanes in the world will be disassembled

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Jun 2018

The biggest airplanes in the world will be disassembled

Two already built airplanes Airbus A380 appeared to be unwanted: ten-year rental term of these airplanes has ended but new buyer for them wasn’t found. Two airplanes Airbus A380 the most capacious airplanes in the world will be disassembled in the nearest future and sold to international airline companies, writes Reuters. One of the first airplanes of this type have finished 10 years lifecycle in…

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Boeing Company has presented concept of hypersonic passenger airplane

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Jun 2018

Boeing Company has presented concept of hypersonic passenger airplane

Despite the fact that airplane are one of the fastest mode of transports some flights last too much. That is why invention of passenger airplane of higher speed is just a matter of time. Attempts to become pioneer in this direction are taken by world-famous Boeing Company that has introduced its first quite intriguing concept of hypersonic passenger aircraft. Presentation took place in the framework…

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Boeing is getting rid of the suppliers. Part 4

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Jun 2018

Boeing is getting rid of the suppliers. Part 4

Self-production of components to deliver which are fighting several competing suppliers will not bring big profits to Boeing. Among such components are hydraulic systems, wheels and brake units. According to specialists Boeing company at present moment is not ready to produce engines on own plants. This requires huge investments. Company will have to allocate expenses among several programs of jet planes’ production. Thanks to full…

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Boeing is getting rid of the suppliers. Part 3

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Jun 2018

Boeing is getting rid of the suppliers. Part 3

Onboard system of power supply Power units of modern jet aircrafts are producing incredible volumes of electricity. Thus on the board of Boeing 787 Dreamliner are produced 1,4 MW of electricity – this volume is enough to supply with electricity hundreds of houses. Airborne auxiliary powers that supply airplanes with power on the stations and start engines produce approximately 30% of this electricity. From Boeing…

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