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Airplanes may increase precipitation volume by 14 times

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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

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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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The world’s safest airlines 2019

06

Feb 2019

The world’s safest airlines 2019

13th year in row German audit company Jacdec that specializes in the world passenger aviation makes rating of the world’s safest airlines.


Airplane with “fans”: new engineers’ word. Part 1

06

Feb 2019

Airplane with “fans”: new engineers’ word. Part 1

Tests of unusual flying machine started in USA. New elaboration of XTI Aircraft under the name TriFan 60 at present moment is on the stage of so-called “ground tests” (i.e. it hasn’t got-off). However, engineers have already registered their air vehicle and promise to make first flight soon. Engineers are checking functionality of all airplane systems, operation of engines, electronics and so on. The main…

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Air passenger showed the most unusual food in economy class

04

Feb 2019

Air passenger showed the most unusual food in economy class

Henry Wu worked as software developer in Chicago and decided to drop everything, sell his house and go travelling. In 2016 the man has registered travel-blog in Instagram but is sharing not places of interest of various countries but pictures of the meals from the airplanes. Henry flew almost with all big airline companies in the world and collected quite big gallery of pictures with…

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Experts told which unusual things passengers forget in airplane

01

Feb 2019

Experts told which unusual things passengers forget in airplane

Forgetful people more often leave in the airplane gloves and electronic devices but some passengers may even forget baby carrier, informs aviation specific web-site. In the research carried on the travelling service web-site participated 25 thousands people among which were flight attendants and passengers. According to survey the most popular forgotten object is gloves; more than half of respondents lost the gloves at least once….

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In Bahrain sink Boeing 747 will become adventure of underwater amusement park

30

Jan 2019

In Bahrain sink Boeing 747 will become adventure of underwater amusement park

As the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism affirms it will be “the biggest underwater amusement park in the world that will take surface of more tan 100 thousands square meters”. The biggest underwater amusement park in the world will appear in Bahrain. The main adventure of this park will become submerged by the sea 70-meters long airplane Boeing 747. As department asserts it will…

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Boeing tested electric air-taxi

28

Jan 2019

Boeing tested electric air-taxi

American aviation consortium Boeing tested the prototype of perspective quick electric air-taxi NeXt. According to the message of the company first flight of the machine took place on the company’s practice ground in Manassas and Virginia and was recognized fully successful. Large majority of electrical and hybrid air-taxis is elaborated in the form of multicopters that may do vertical take-off and landing and relatively quick…

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US aviation: Government Shutdown became “unbelievable” danger for national security

26

Jan 2019

US aviation: Government Shutdown became “unbelievable” danger for national security

Trade unions that represent the interests of American air traffic control officers, pilots and stewards released common statement in which they named the shutdown “unbelievable” danger for national security informs New York Times. The text of this document was published on official web-site of Association of Flight Attendants (AFA). Authors of this statement have addressed with absolute appeal to the White House and the Congress…

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