Commercial Aviation

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

aircraft tires are changed after 200-250 landings

Understanding How Often Airplane Tires are Changed

Airplane tires are typically changed based on a combination of factors including usage, wear, and manufacturer recommendations. Learn more about the frequency and process of changing airplane tires.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
The four forces of flight

Breaking Down the Four Forces of Flight

The four forces of flight include lift, weight, drag, and thrust. Understand the fundamentals of flight and how these forces work together.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
challenges of supersonic flight

The Challenges of Supersonic Flight

Supersonic flight presents several challenges, including sonic booms, fuel efficiency, heat generation, and environmental concerns. Learn about the obstacles and potential solutions for achieving supersonic travel.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Military Aviation
Bell X-1

The First Plane to Break the Sound Barrier

Learn about the first plane to break the sound barrier and the historical significance of this achievement. Explore the technology and the daring individuals who made it possible.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Military Aviation

The Backbone of Flight: Understanding Aircraft Airframes

The airframe of an aircraft refers to the structure or frame that supports all other components, including the fuselage, wings, tail, and landing gear. Learn more about the importance and components of an aircraft airframe.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Aircraft can take off perfectly in wet weather

Rainy Runways: Plane Takeoffs in Wet Conditions

Airplanes are designed to take off and land in various weather conditions, including rain. Find out how planes are equipped to handle rain and the safety measures in place to ensure a smooth takeoff even in wet weather.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Engine failures are very rare

How Often Do Plane Engines Fail?

Plane engine failures are rare occurrences, with a very low probability of happening. Find out more about how often plane engines fail and the safety measures in place to prevent such incidents.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation
Airbus built 251 A380s in total

How Many Airbus A380s Were Built?

A total of 251 Airbus A380s were built before the production of this aircraft model was discontinued in 2021. Find out more about this iconic double-decker airplane.

Tobias Holm
Tobias Holm
Commercial Aviation