☆ When Temperatures Dropped To -52C (-61.6F) Practical Siberians Used Their Personal Strengths To Free Their Frozen Aircraft

News Analysis:  Intrepid Russians, historically noted for their superior perseverance when “things get rough” engaged in immediately solving a thermal problem: Aircraft Tires Frozen To The Ground. When temperatures dropped to -52C (-61.6F) practical Siberians used their personal strengths to free their frozen aircraft! The simple solution of pushing the aircraft fuselage is very unique in … Read more ☆ When Temperatures Dropped To -52C (-61.6F) Practical Siberians Used Their Personal Strengths To Free Their Frozen Aircraft

☆ Solar Powered Aircraft Is Designed To Circumnavigate The Globe

News Analysis: The just revealed Solar Powered Aircraft Is Designed To Circumnavigate The Globe with its crew of two. Subsequent to an earlier version of a smaller aircraft, which transited the United States, this version has been designed for Intercontinental travel. The Entrepreneurs who consummated this Project are to be commended for their Assumption of … Read more ☆ Solar Powered Aircraft Is Designed To Circumnavigate The Globe

☆ Aircraft: Locating And Controlling Is A Reality

News Analysis: Russian Avionics Engineers have created a System for Locating and (shortly) Controlling Commercial or Military Aircraft in flight. The System works even if those persons flying in an aircraft disable the Transponder and other Avionics Equipment. Shortly, pilots may have flight control taken from them and the ‘questionable aircraft’ will be operated by proper parties from the ground. The … Read more ☆ Aircraft: Locating And Controlling Is A Reality

☆ Chilean Civilians Enjoy The Many Uses Of Chinese Drones

News Analysis: Chilean Civilians Enjoy The Many Uses Of Chinese Drones for Commercial Purposes as well as for Personal Pleasure. These $4,500.00 Drones are sent to Chile and undergo final assembly and inspection before being released to customers. Each customer may undergo instruction in proper fly procedures as well as understand Chilean Legalities of use … Read more ☆ Chilean Civilians Enjoy The Many Uses Of Chinese Drones

☆ Anticipated World Oil Glut Is Bad News For Large Commercial Aircraft Builders

News Analysis: Some Aircraft Brokers and Economists think the Anticipated World Oil Glut Is Bad News For Large Commercial Aircraft Builders; for EVERYTHING IS IN SOME WAY RELATED.  For many years the Airframes have been extolling the virtues of lighter Carbon Composite Aircraft because “Oil will soon cost $180 to $200 Dollars per Barrel” many of their Executives … Read more ☆ Anticipated World Oil Glut Is Bad News For Large Commercial Aircraft Builders

☆ Increases In World Oil Supplies Is Potential Bad News For Commercial Aircraft Manufacturers’ Business Models

News Analysis: Commercial Aircraft Manufacturers Want Airlines to Think the Price of Aviation Fuel can only go UP. By touting the Alleged Weight Savings in their new Composite Carbon/Carbon Construction, they seek Customers. Often, Incorrect Empty Weight Estimates being given Airlines, make  Fuel Saving Percentages look robust. If the Airlines believe the Aviation Fuel Price Increase Rhetoric, … Read more ☆ Increases In World Oil Supplies Is Potential Bad News For Commercial Aircraft Manufacturers’ Business Models

Qatar Airlines: Pleased With Airbus, Far Less So With Another

News Analysis: Airlines need their New Aircraft on or before their Contracted Delivery Dates (as it appears Qatar will be joyously receiving with its Airbus A350’s). They are tiring of hearing about Aircraft Delays from other Air Frames. It seems that some Air Frames “Promise the Moon” (especially in terms of estimated low fuel burn … Read more Qatar Airlines: Pleased With Airbus, Far Less So With Another

Air India Disenchanted With Told ‘Tales’ Of New Aircraft Fuel Burn Efficiencies, Etc.

News Analysis: When A Commercial Aircraft Manufacturer “Talks The Talk, It Must Walk The Walk”;  especially with alleged Misrepresentations regarding Estimated Fuel Burn Efficiencies and projected Dispatch Reliability. Air India had apparently succumbed to the “Lighter Is Better” (LIB) (without defining ‘Lighter’) ‘Marketing Hype’ some say, then purchased significant numbers of the Composite Aircraft; presently, to … Read more Air India Disenchanted With Told ‘Tales’ Of New Aircraft Fuel Burn Efficiencies, Etc.

They Tell Them What They Want Them To Hear (Not What They Need To Know)

News Analysis: The Myopic Marketing Machinations regarding the use of Composite Materials for Aircraft Construction as touted by Airframes and their Mass Media Minions discuss weight reduction compared to Metal Aircraft. While there will be some weight savings between the materials, as well as some design allowances which are more difficult to achieve with Metals, … Read more They Tell Them What They Want Them To Hear (Not What They Need To Know)

☆ 787 Aircraft Lithium Ion Battery Problems Continue

News Analysis:  Some people think the continued Lithium Ion Battery problems of the Boeing 787 Aircraft susbstantiate the need for a re-examination by Aviation Authorities; This of the probability of fire commencing in such batteries on aircraft. This Carbon/Carbon Composite Aircraft CANNOT tolerate a fire incident without possible serious results. If such an event were … Read more ☆ 787 Aircraft Lithium Ion Battery Problems Continue