Commercial Aviation

Articles about commercial aircraft for passenger transportation or cargo hauling. Covers everything between small and light airplanes to jumbo-sized aircraft.

passengers boarding plane from front

The Reasons Planes Board from Front to Back

Have you ever wondered why planes board front to back? Discover the reasons behind this common boarding process and how it impacts your travel experience.

Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Qatar Cargo Boeing 777

Are Cargo Planes Pressurized?

Find out whether cargo planes are pressurized and how this impacts the transportation of goods. Learn more about the pressurization of cargo airplanes.

Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
planes always carry extra fuel

Do Planes Carry Extra Fuel and Why?

Learn about the practice of planes carrying extra fuel and the reasons behind it. Discover how this safety measure ensures a smooth and secure journey for passengers.

Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
plane landing with headlights on

The Illuminating Reason: Why Do Planes Have Headlights?

Planes have headlights for a few different reasons, and the use of them can vary depending on the situation. Find out why planes have headlights and how they are used in different circumstances.

Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Airplane fuel is mainly stored in the wings

Where Do Planes Store Fuel: An In-Depth Look

Planes mainly store fuel in their wings, which are specially designed to hold and distribute the fuel efficiently during flight. Learn more about where planes store fuel.

Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Each aircraft's registration is unique

What is an Aircraft Registration Number? A Comprehensive Guide

An aircraft registration number is a unique alphanumeric code that identifies a specific aircraft. Learn more about aircraft registration numbers and how they are used in the aviation industry.

Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Airplane rivets on a Boeing 737

The Engineering Behind: Why Planes Use Rivets

Planes are riveted and not welded due to the structural integrity and flexibility that rivets provide. Learn more about why riveting is the preferred method for aircraft construction.

Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Aviation uses knots like ships

Understanding Why Aviation Uses Knots

Learn why the aviation industry uses knots as a unit of speed measurement and how it relates to air navigational purposes. Explore the reasons behind this common practice.

Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation