UAE Airlines Turbulence Injures Passengers

UAE Airlines Turbulence Injures Passengers

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Airlines, which is a subsidiary of Etihad Airways, experienced turbulence leaving more than 30 passengers injured. The mishap, according to BBC News, occurred on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, about 45 minutes away from Jakarta, Indonesia. The turbulence affected an Airbus A330-200 that was on its way from Abu Dhabi to Indonesia. The […]

Understanding the Mechanics of Flight [Video]

Understanding the Mechanics of Flight [Video]

In order to understand the mechanics of flight, it is important to specify that flight mechanics refers to both fixed wing (e.g. airplanes, gliders, etc.) and rotary wing (i.e. helicopters) vehicles. An airplane, by definition, is a power-driven aircraft that is heavier than air. It derives its lift primarily from aerodynamic forces on its surface which […]

Germanwings Update: Lufthansa Stonewalling Co-Pilot’s Medical Records

Germanwings Update: Lufthansa Stonewalling Co-Pilot’s Medical Records

News has just come in that the Lufthansa management is stonewalling the efforts made by authorities who are investigating the March 24 Germanwings jetliner crash by not sharing the medical records of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz. In a statement from Lufthansa German Airlines, the company has categorically refused to provide any information to the authorities from […]