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

Photo credits by Sara Hobbs | Escapism | chromogenic print | 48" x 60"
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    THE HISTORY OF FLIGHT ATTENDANTS’ UNIFORMS

    There are many reasons why flight attendants wear uniforms. The first reason is a psychological one: there’s evidence that people have more confidence in uniformed professionals. Passengers rely on flight attendants and pilots on an aeroplane no less than they do doctors and nurses in hospital or judges in court. The second reason is a […]

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  • REDUNDANCY

    Safety is the most important thing when it comes to aviation. Some people may wonder why aeroplanes are equipped with two engines and two radios, but our geekiest readers know that some aeroplanes also have two (sometimes even three) FCS, which stands for Flight Control System, all the flight control instruments and systems. Let’s take […]

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    HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT DESTINATION

    You’re finally leaving! Just a few days to go and a huge schedule to organise. But… where do you start? The internet, of course. After two hours spent reading travel blogs, conflicting reviews of hotels and restaurants (are they reliable…?), rankings of the best 5 places according to online magazines, advertisements for self-styled paid travel […]

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    PLANE SPEAKING

    In our last article in this section dedicated to those who always find themselves asking, “How is that done?”, we talked about ACP125 and ICAO, the past and present conventional languages used in airline communications. We received a lot of interest from our readers. So here we are again opening up the reinforced doors of […]

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  • HEINRICH KUBIS: THE FIRST FLIGHT ATTENDANT

    Heinrich Kubis (1888-1979) was the first flight attendant in history. In this article we bring you an imaginary short, first-hand, partly romanticised tale celebrating the life of one of the pioneers of civil aviation professions. My name is Heinrich Kubis and the story of my life is related to a letter opener. As a child, […]

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