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Is Flying a Light Aircraft Easier Than Driving a Car?

With all the high-tech stuff big airplanes have, like autopilot and autothrottle systems, you might be thinking that flying couldn’t be that hard. Well, there may be some truth to that, but saying that it is easy discredits all the training pilots had to go through to properly fly ...

How Flight Simulator Taught an Aspiring Pilot How To Fly

With the advancements in flight simulation technology, is it now possible to learn how to fly in through video games? Well, there are some stories about how people actually learned to fly through simulators.   The History of Flight Simulators   Flight simulators have been around for decades. They recreate ...

Emerging technologies that may transform the aviation industry in 2021

To cope with the pandemic's damage to the aviation industry, new technologies that aim to improve passenger security and confidence are currently under study and development. The whole aviation industry would probably want to forget 2020. It was the worst year in aviation history, according to the IATA. The overall volume ...

How close are we now to achieving carbon-neutral aviation?

Researchers from Oxford University found a new way to turn CO2 into jet fuel. Is this the future for air travel?   Climate change is a serious problem all the world is currently facing. Different industries are coming up with ways to mitigate the effects of climate change and slow ...

What do I need to know about the Edgley Optica EA-7?

Once you have seen an Edgley Optica EA-7 before, you will never forget its iconic silhouette. This plane looks like it came straight out of a James Bond movie. Made in 1979, this British light aircraft still looks futuristic today. It was designed specifically for low-speed observation work as a cheaper ...

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