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Flying among arts, science and traditions.

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...

FIVE APPS FOR SPORTS TRAVELLERS

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Tourism, business, personal reasons: these are the main reasons why many of us choose to fly somewhere. There is, however, one category of traveller that we at Air Dolomiti particularly love (since we operate in some of the airports connected with the most beautiful ski...

PODCASTS TO LISTEN TO WHILE ON THE PLANE

What can you do while flying? As you probably already know, you can read a book or magazine, or take a nap if you’re one of those people who can sleep on cue. Today, though, we’d like to recommend some great podcasts you can listen to,...

5 APPS FOR TRAVELLERS

People born before the ‘80s remember (not without a little nostalgia) travel which was pretty different from that of today. They had to make space in their luggage for maps, tourist guides full of page markers and underlined notes, pieces of paper with hotel...

INSIDE THE AEROPLANES OF THE SUPER-RICH

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Ordinary mortals can only dream of them: private jets owned by the super-rich, custom-made to satisfy their owners’ tastes and needs. In the cabin, there are no seats marked with numbers and letters, but there are dining rooms, gyms, proper bedrooms and all possible kinds...

DRONES AND THE FUTURE OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

We’ve arrived at the third chapter on the history of aerial photography. After having retraced its birth and outset (in this article) and its use in contemporary art, today we’re going to talk about its future. A quick note before we start. Given the nature...

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY TODAY

Breath-taking photos of the world viewed from the sky above are everywhere today, but in the past humans could only imagine what a bird’s eye view might look like… If you still haven’t read our article on the origins of aerial photography, now might be...

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...