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

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NEL BLU, DIPINTO DI BLU OR ‘VOLARE’ BY DOMENICO MODUGNO

Volare oh, oh Cantare, oh oh Nel blu dipinto di blu Our blog is published in three languages (Italian, German and English) because we want to kindly welcome our readers, just as we do our passengers. But there are some things, words, phrases and verses which need...

VIDEO GAMES FLIGHT SIMULATOR

We’ve already talked at length about how flight is fascinating from many points of view. As time goes by, our blog is becoming a small encyclopaedia covering every aspect of flight, from the strictly technical aspects (with our AVGeek section) to more fun elements,...

EXPLAINING FLIGHT TO CHILDREN THROUGH GAMES

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‘How do aeroplanes fly?’ If you spend a lot of time with children, then you’re almost sure to have found yourself having a hard time answering questions like this one. Understanding flight is difficult enough for adults, let alone for children. There are various ways to introduce...

AIRCRAFT PARTS TRANSFORMED INTO DESIGNER FURNITURE

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  The current buzzword is upcycling. Have you ever heard of designer furniture obtained from things or parts of things which used to be something else? Reusing means using an object again for the same purpose for which it was made, whilst upcycling adds a creative...

AMY JOHNSON

To fully understand how important Amy Johnson’s venture was considering that she was born back in 1903, we need to first think about the historical context. For the United Kingdom, the year 1918 represents the year of women’s suffrage, which was granted only to...