Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward.
Leonardo Da Vinci

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HOW DO AIRCRAFT HOLD DOORS WORK?

Why don’t we all admit it? Even though it may seem a bit daft, we’ve all wondered at least one in our lives what would happen if the aircraft hold door opened while the plane was flying. Well, the good news is, it’s impossible!...

AMALIA ERCOLI-FINZI, “MOTHER” OF THE ROSETTA SPACE PROBE

Writing about Amalia Ercoli-Finzi on our blog is a huge honour. As an airline company, we look up to her brilliance in the field in which we operate. As human beings, we are grateful for her contribution to progress and innovation. As women, we...

FIVE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT AEROPLANES

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Anyone who has followed our blog for a while probably knows that we have a dedicated column for more technical topics, but here on #DYK (‘Did You Know?’), we like to keep things lighter… We’ve put together a list of things you didn’t know about...

WHAT MATERIAL IS AN AIRCRAFT MADE OF?

In this section, one of the most loved by our readers, we have often wondered “what is it made of?”. However, still talking about airplanes, it is time to change question… WHAT MATERIAL is an aircraft made of? Let’s start from the most obvious parts. The...

HISTORY OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Aeroplanes are an irresistible means of transportation! But have you ever thought why they’re so fascinating? Perhaps because they challenge the laws of gravity, maybe because of their engineering complexity or could it because they offer us a different perspective on the world? It’s this...