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How is the biggest passenger airplane Boeing 777X tested. Part 4

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Sep 2022

How is the biggest passenger airplane Boeing 777X tested. Part 4

According to Murrell Boeing invented several schemes which guarantee that wing tips are moved out before take-off. “Without this I will not be able to take-off. Thrust controllers will not come into action but in cabin will sound alarm”, – he said. Then he explained that entire system mechanically is blocked in the air that is why nothing can be changed during the flight. But…

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How is the biggest passenger airplane Boeing 777X tested. Part 3

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Sep 2022

How is the biggest passenger airplane Boeing 777X tested. Part 3

In the middle and in the tail part of the airplane are seating engineers during test flights. “This place is affectionately called “The Pit””, – test director Wesley Herbert told to Insider. Engineers bring their notebooks to connect them to stations. Their seats are soft with glass holders and five-point restraint system. Many devices and solutions (like orange cabling through entire cabin) are used just…

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How is the biggest passenger airplane Boeing 777X tested. Part 2

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Sep 2022

How is the biggest passenger airplane Boeing 777X tested. Part 2

Inside Flight Test 1 are many instruments and special equipment necessary for tests. One of the most important are reservoirs with water located in the front and tail parts of the airplane. According to the words of engineer Edwin Navarro tanks help to move center of gravity of 777X that in necessary to analyze airplane stability. It is required for testing the airplane in certain…

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How is the biggest passenger airplane Boeing 777X tested. Part 1

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Sep 2022

How is the biggest passenger airplane Boeing 777X tested. Part 1

During Air Show Farnborough 2022 Boeing company showed new giant airplane Boeing 777X. And it is referred not to common production airplane but to test platform Flight Test 1. Insider edition Published very interesting photo reportage. Boeing 777X represents third generation of successful family Boeing 777. At the same time Boeing 777X is bigger (first of all longer) than models 777-200 and 777-300. In initial…

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Pilots of passenger airplane fell asleep and missed landing in Addis Ababa

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Sep 2022

Pilots of passenger airplane fell asleep and missed landing in Addis Ababa

As Aviation Herald writes, two pilots fell asleep and missed landing during the flight from Sudan to Ethiopia. The flight took place in the middle of August. It took place on the board of Boeing 737-800 of Ethiopian Airlines that flew from Khartoum to Addis Ababa, the message said, “when pilots fell asleep”. The airplane flew on the height 11200 meters when it failed to…

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Turkish Airline is first airline company in the world that has fully recovered after coronavirus. Part 2

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Sep 2022

Turkish Airline is first airline company in the world that has fully recovered after coronavirus. Part 2

In the 2nd quarter airline company launched flights on five new routes: Bukhara (Uzbekistan), Juba (South Sudan), Rize (Turkey), Tivat (Montenegro). According to the Cirium schedule only two of these directions were served by other airline companies in Europe or Persian Gulf: Bergamo and Tivat. “Local demand is very high. Our network is huge and possibility of opening new directions is high”, – Chief Financial…

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Turkish Airline is first airline company in the world that has fully recovered after coronavirus. Part 1

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Sep 2022

Turkish Airline is first airline company in the world that has fully recovered after coronavirus. Part 1

Turkish airline company Turkish Airlines is the only among net European airline companies that has fully recovered after pandemic of the new coronavirus thanks to the fast renewal of the flights in many parts of the world. “Turkish Airlines continues to distinguish among its competitors, expanding route network, increasing market share and profitability”, – chairman of the board of directors of Turkish Airlines Ahmet Bolat…

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Why airplanes make flights on the altitude 10 kilometers but not lower or higher. Part 2

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Sep 2022

Why airplanes make flights on the altitude 10 kilometers but not lower or higher. Part 2

Thirdly, low altitude of the flight wouldn’t allow airplanes to avoid entering thunderous clouds but hail damages in aviation would have more mass proportions. 10 kilometers is the board of troposphere and stratosphere, here airplanes are almost safe from natural phenomenon and bumpiness is minimum. Why not to fly higher? On the altitude of 15 kilometers air density is approximately twice lower than on the…

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Why airplanes make flights on the altitude 10 kilometers but not lower or higher. Part 1

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Sep 2022

Why airplanes make flights on the altitude 10 kilometers but not lower or higher. Part 1

Modern passenger airplanes equipped with jet engines main part of time during the flight spent on the altitude of about 10 kilometers, more precisely – from 9 to 12 kilometers. If some military airplanes may fly on the altitude of 20-30 kilometers passenger airplanes have to deal with such factors as economical efficiency and flight safety. Why not to fly lower? Firstly, it is not…

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The biggest airline company of the world placed order for 20 supersonic airplanes Overture

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Aug 2022

The biggest airline company of the world placed order for 20 supersonic airplanes Overture

American airline company American Airlines Group agreed with Boom Supersonic about acquisition of 20 supersonic airplanes Overture says common press-release of the companies. Agreement has option for acquisition of 40 more airplanes. Financial terms of the contract are not disclosed. American Airlines the biggest carrier in the world became second ordering customer of Boom Supersonic. First in June 2021 became another American airline company United…

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