aircraft engine starter

Spring starter A Spring Starter uses potential energy stored in a spring wound up with a crank to start an engine without a battery or alternator. Turning the crank moves the pinion into mesh with the engine’s

Why don’t airplanes fly much higher than 35-38k ft?

There are many reasons why this band of altitudes are optimal for commercial flight. One reason, though, governs and it’s due to not aircraft design, but human physiology. By 10,000 feet, most people, including pilots, are feeling

How Does Aircraft Brake in air

In aeronautics, air brakes or speedbrakes are a type of flight control surfaces used on an aircraft to increase drag or increase the angle of approach during landing. Air brakes differ from spoilers in that air brakes

TOP 10 common pilot errors

1.       CSC in the mid-air (Combination Stick Command) The newbies favorite way to crash the drone by pulling the sticks to the down inner corners \ / or outside corners / \ and stop the

Watch How Terrifying It Is To Land A Plane With No Training

You’re on a plane, the pilots are incapacitated, and you’ve got to land without having any clue what you’re doing. This pilot training video shows just how stressful of a time you’re going to have. BAA Training

THIS 3D PRINTED JET ENGINE IS HYPNOTISING

Printing 3D objects with industrial precision with a household 3D printer isn’t easy, not even highly recommended since household printers do not usually have the reliability of their bigger purpose-built industrial brothers. However, when some tech-savvy home-bound

How Works Turboprop Engine of an Aircraft

A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller. In contrast to a turbojet, the engine’s exhaust gasesdo not contain enough energy to create significant thrust, since almost all of the engine’s power is used to drive the propeller. Schematic diagram showing

Types of Gas Turbine Engines

Turboprop While military fighters require very high speeds, many civil airplanes do not. Yet, civil aircraft designers wanted to benefit from the high power and low maintenance that a gas turbine engine offered. Thus was born the

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Air Force One

There are a lot of things you don’t know about Air Force One. While you may have thought this airplane was cool based on the Harrison Ford movie or by virtue of being the United States presidential

Cross-wind Approach and Landing System of an Aircraft

Techniques The following guidelines are advised by Boeing for a crosswind landing. These guidelines assume steady wind (no gusting). These winds are measured at 10 m (33 feet) tower height for a runway 45 m (148 feet)