23ápr, 2020

AIRCRAFT e-DELIVERY

Nehézségi fok: KÖZEPES Unprecedented times make aviation revise its processes and adapt to the new reality with safe yet effective solutions for everyone. One of the latest aviation ‘firsts’ has taken place in the aircraft handover area. Airbus has successfully …

08ápr, 2020

EASA CERTIFIES CARGO SEAT BAGS

Nehézségi fok: KÖZEPES Parts supplier Colibri Aero and design firm J&C Aero have developed a new way to transport cargo on narrowbody passenger planes. The cargo seat bag is designed to maximize available cargo space on passenger configured A320 family …

27jan, 2020

FLYING RABBIT

Nehézségi fok: KÖNNYŰ Passengers on a flight headed to Japan were treated to the sight of a very special fellow traveller in business class – Coco the adorable bunny, who was resplendent in her bow tie as she flew in …

19dec, 2019

ARE YOU SQUAWKING?

Nehézségi fok: NEHÉZ “Piper G-BTKX squawk 3026”. In this case, squawk means turn your transponder on, not squawk like a bird. Squawk originates from “squawk your parrot”, which was used in WW2 by the British. In 1939 the first transponder …

01dec, 2019

BERLIN CANDY BOMBER

Nehézségi fok: KÖZEPES Has anyone heard of the Berlin Candy Bomber? With the Nazi surrender in 1945, the Allies divided the defeated Germany. The French, British and Americans took the western half of the nation, while the Russians occupied the …

30nov, 2019

PEOPLE ARE BURIED ON RUNWAY

Nehézségi fok: KÖZEPES While runway 10 at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Georgia may not be a particularly difficult or scary landing, it does involve touching down on a pair of graves. Like many airports, Savannah/Hilton Head was built on …