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Amazon Prime Air Commercial

Jeremy Clarkson of Top Gear fame explains how Amazon plans to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less utilizing drones. (www.amazon.com) More...

Three billion passengers travel by air every year

With one traveling season over and another one about to begin, it is a good time to acknowledge that a greater proportion of humankind than ever can enjoy the miracle of flight, and enjoy the experience of visiting far-off places. The number of air passengers carried globally increased by over 900 percent since 1970! (reason.com) More...

If all engines suddenly failed on a 747 at cruising altitude, could a skilled pilot make a safe landing?

Assume they are close to an airport or suitable landing strip. Also assume that there are no other technical problems (e.g. the engines aren’t on fire, the electrical and mechanical systems all work fine, the engines simply stop working). Assume that all passengers remain calm and in their seats, and the plane is 80% full with associated luggage/cargo. (www.airnewslive.net) More...


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