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FLIGHT INSTRUMENTS

If you aren’t a pilot, a flight attendant, a specialist or an aeronautical engineer, you’ve probably never seen a cockpit. However, if you’re fascinated by words such as “turn and slip indicator”, “radar altimeter” or “machmeter”, this article and maybe the whole column #AvGeek...

HOW IS A PLANE WINDOW MADE?

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We’ve created this column for those who love technology and always keep up with the times, but above all for those who ask themselves constantly: "How is it made?”. They allow a perspective on illuminated cities, a moment to stare in amazement at the beauty...

A CERAMIC COATING COULD MAKE THE HYPERSONIC PLANE A REALITY

Heat has always been the main obstacle to the development of hypersonic aircrafts. Travelling at Mach 5 generates ultra-high temperatures well above 300°C and, up until now, materials subjected to this type of heat have literally disintegrated. But all this is about to change....