Runway Orientation & The Science Behind it !

Runway Orientation & The Science Behind it !

You must have noticed runways at airports have two digit numbers of approximate length 9m marked at the beginning and end of the runway and at a defined distance from each runway threshold as shown in the image below. These numbers are called the runway designators of the runway and they have a defined science […]

Speeds Of An Aircraft

Speeds Of An Aircraft

This article consists of the following sections : Phases of a Flight Some Important Speeds Conclusion As we all know that air travel is the fastest yet the safest mode of transportation but the word fastest and safest have an inverse relation in real life, meaning we have a peculiar mind set that something being […]

Global Reporting Format

Global Reporting Format

This document is divided into the following sections: 1.0 What is Global Reporting Format? 2.0 Why was GRF introduced? 3.0 Agencies involved 4.0 Elements of GRF 5.0 Initiation of reporting 6.0 Runway Condition Assessment Matrix 7.0 Runway Condition Report 8.0 Conclusion 1.0 What is Global Reporting Format (GRF)? GRF is a standardized reporting format establishing […]

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šŸšØLights on an AircraftšŸ’”

Every time you see an aircraft fly through the sky at night you observe lights of different colors flickering in the sky. It is obvious that those flickering lights are the lights fitted on the exterior of the aircraft that have a significance of its own. These lights are engineered with 3 basic purpose in […]

Engines – Heart of Aircraft & It’s future ?

Engines – Heart of Aircraft & It’s future ?

As a matter of fact to power the aircraft and to provide required amount of thrust “Turbo” engines are used and there are basically “5 types” of turbo engines with varied applications. So let’s find out the differences. What is a Turbo Engine? An Internal Combustion engine equipped with turbo chargers is a turbo engine. […]

HPCL Aviation wing commissions fuel station at Rupsi Airport

HPCL Aviation wing commissions fuel station at Rupsi Airport

Last Updated: July 12 2021  A monumental event in the history of Rupsi airport took place as Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) Aviation wing commissioned its aviation fuel station at Rupsi Airport in Assam’s Kokrajhar district. Earlier flights coming to Rupsi had to refuel from Guwahati and Kolkata, but now aircrafts will be able to fuel […]

All kinds of “Weights” for an Aircraft: Basics of Load and Trim

All kinds of “Weights” for an Aircraft: Basics of Load and Trim

Learning Objective: To understand: Why every gram being loaded on the aircraft is weighed with scrutiny? Why do pilots sometimes dump fuel ? In an aircraft, the centre of gravity (CG) is the point about which the aircraft would balance when it is suspend by that point. As the location of the centre of gravity […]

Fuel Hedging – ‘boon’ or ‘bane’ !

Fuel Hedging – ‘boon’ or  ‘bane’ !

What is Fuel Hedging ? Fuel Hedging a Financial Risk Management Tool (contractual in nature between Airlines and Oil companies) for some giant fuel consuming industries, such as airlines industry, to save their business from or to take the advantage by striking the correct deal with the oil companies against the abrupt rise or fall […]

Blockchain in Aviation !

Blockchain in Aviation !

What does blockchain means ? It can be termed as a decentralized, distributed ledger which allows data/information to be shared and recorded by a committee/network. One major characteristic of blockchain is that members on the network have a fully transparent view of the information found therein.Ā There should be a consensus reached among the members of […]

Loon : Instituting Internet Service in Rural Areas

Loon : Instituting Internet Service in Rural Areas

Flying Altitude – 75000 feet Speed – Wind Speed Coverage – 80 Km Energy – Solar As we all are well aware, that in the stage when we are, fully equipped with 4G network and nurturing the 5G establishments (some developed countries are developing 6G), there are places in the world which are still deprived […]