Regarding comfort, the water and waste system is designed to provide water for galleys and lavatories. Fresh water is stored and distributed, while wastewater is dealt with by a separate system.
Aircraft are designed in a three-stage process. This consists of the conceptual design phase, the preliminary design phase, and finally the detail design phase.
A charter flight is a flight that is not part of an airline’s published schedule. Instead, charter flights are typically operated for specific unscheduled itineraries.
A flight plan involves two safety-critical aspects: fuel calculation, to ensure that the aircraft can safely reach the destination, and compliance with air traffic control requirements, to minimize the risk of midair collision.
In 1970, several European manufacturers formed the company to compete with the more prominent US manufacturers (not just Boeing at this time). Airbus created its first plane, the A300, to compete with Boeing’s popular jets.
The aviation industry is vast and contains many moving parts that allow passengers and cargo to travel. The main pillars that uphold the aviation industry as a whole: are commercial, general, and military aviation.
EGPWS Also known as the Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System reduces the risk of controlled flight into the terrain by providing flight crews with timely, accurate information about terrain and obstacles in the area.
In aviation, instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) is a flight category that describes weather conditions that require pilots to fly primarily by reference to instruments