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Cessna Features New Safe Flight AOA System in Skyhawks

Cessna Aircraft, owned by Textron Aviation, is making Safe Flight SCc angle-of-attack standard equipment in the 172 Skyhawk, making it the first Part 23-certified production piston airplane to come from the factory equipped with this technology. The Safe Flight SCc angle-of-attack system was specifically chosen for the Skyhawk, and Cessna...

Why Planes Leave Trails in the Sky?

Contrails, chemtrails, or smoke: What are those white trails left by planes? Have you ever looked up in the sky after a plane flew by and noticed the trail of what looks like it could be smoke, and wondered why some planes leave those trails while others don’t? Perhaps you have...

M600 delivered by Piper Aircraft is already impressing experts

Pilots, aviation experts, and plane aficionados all agree that the first single-engine plane released by Piper Aircraft during July earlier this year marks a significant achievement for the flight industry. Frequent flyers and dedicated Piper enthusiasts, brother’s Jerry and Jack Wardlaw were the lucky recipients of the very first Piper M600,...

Revolutionary Cessna Citation Longitude

Overall, the aircraft industry reported a decline in business jets and airplanes delivered during the third quarter of 2016. The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) reported that 534 business aircrafts were shipped during that quarter, compared to the 542 that were shipped in the third quarter of 2015. However, there is...

The Jet Engine: Modern Engineering at it’s Finest

With traveling speeds of up to 600 mph and up to 35,000 pounds of thrust, the awe- inspiring power of the modern day plane powered by the jet engine is truly remarkable. Most of us take for granted the fact that at any time of day, there could be about...

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