Introduction- Jet airways
Jet airways, once the star of Indian aviation is flying its last flight today. The airlines has been crippled by huge revenue loss and reducing market share. I hope, as your reading through this article, deals are being made to revive the airline. In the airline sector, jet airways used to be a sign of hospitality, luxury, punctuality and customer service.
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The answer to the airlines constant struggle to make further profits might be the Skyrider 2. We all have been in that crammed economy seat for hours. All we wonder is, can air travel possibly be more uncomfortable??. Unfortunately the answer might be yes.
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For starters let me clear that the Focke-Wulf FW 61 was built in 1936 and the VS-300 built by Igor Sirkosky first flew in 1939. So I have just established that the FW-61 was the first functional helicopter ever built.
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Have you wondered, why airplanes fly at such high altitudes?. When the pilot can have fun, flying in between building and under bridges!!!. He still climbs to 35000 ft and prefers to cruise there!!. Why do you think they do this?. Most of you might know the answer to this, so obviously this for those who don’t.
The He 178 was the first turbojet powered aircraft ever to be built. It was designed by the German company in accordance its director Ernst Heinkel. In 1936, Hans Van Ohain approached Heinkel with his own prototype centrifugal-flow engine. Now, Heinkel was impressed and with some modifications to the engine, they built the aircraft.
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For most of the people, when you compare helicopters to airplanes, its an ugly, bulky, little thing trying to hold up in the air. But, for me, they are amazing. Being a helicopter pilot, I certainly had to write on this topic. Recently I wrote about how airplanes fly. .I was amazed with the amount of people who wanted to know about helicopters.
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Fastest aircraft in the world, do you know which one it is?. If you don’t, you will now. travelling by air is one of the most amazing things to do, but have you travelled fast enough?. Lets look into the top 5 aircrafts ranked hight for its speed and agility.
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So, when you see an airplane zooming across the sky, have you wondered?. How do airplanes really fly?.
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Medical fitness has always been the most important aspect of a pilots life. If your not medically fit as per governing authorities in your country, you cannot fly. Its been one of the frequent questions I have been getting from budding pilots.
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