A Boeing 777 Emirates plane has crash-landed at Dubai International Airport. However, all 300 people on board were able to escape from the burning aircraft. Shortly before the Boeing 777 flight EK 521 was due to land, the pilot announced the passengers that there was a problem with the landing gear and that he would […]
Commercial Pilot is the most important pilot license to start a new career in the aviation. From the dream to the reality, pilot applicant starts their flight training in many flying school around the world from traditional to the fast track program which demand high standard and consistency. However, no matter which program you take […]
Hypoxia means reduced oxygen or not enough oxygen. Although any tissue will die if deprived of oxygen long enough, usually the most concern is with getting enough oxygen to the brain, since it is particularly vulnerable to oxygen deprivation. Any reduction in mental function while flying can result in life-threatening errors.
Turbulence Potentially hazardous turbulence is present in all thunderstorms, and a severe thunderstorm can destroy an aircraft. Strongest turbulence within the cloud occurs with shear between updrafts and downdrafts. Outside the cloud, shear turbulence has been encountered several thousand feet above and 20 miles laterally from a severe storm. A low-level turbulent area is the […]
Controlled Airspace is a generic term that covers the different classifications of airspace (Class A, B, C, D and E airspace) and defined dimensions within air traffic control service is provided to IFR flights and to VFR flights in accordance with the airspace classification. Definitions: Class A Airspace – Generally that airspace from 18,000 feet […]