Everything You Need to Know About Airplane Mode

If you’ve flown anywhere in the last decade or so, you’ve likely been asked to switch your cellphone or other electronic devices to “airplane mode”. Unfortunately, this doesn’t turn them into an airplane. While most of us will simply follow the instructions to switch to airplane mode without a second thought, other may have questions.…

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The Origins of AMT Day

Although pilots and flight attendants are most often credited with the success of flights, it is the people we don’t see behind the scenes that make air travel possible. Without aviation maintenance technicians, airplanes wouldn’t even be able to get up off the ground. Every May 24th we take the time to honor these individuals…

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The Airplanes that Covid Put in Storage

At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, the airline industry was one of the hardest hit. While the world ground to a halt, millions of flights were cancelled. With all of those grounded flights, many airlines were forced to put their planes into storage. Why they were put in storage Whether it was because airlines…

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How Airlines Can Achieve Net-Zero Flights

From recycling to electric cars, everyone is trying to be more ecofriendly these days. But did you know that flying is responsible for almost 3% of the world’s emissions? There was a decrease in emissions at the height of the pandemic when people either weren’t flying or flights were being cancelled. However, as the aviation…

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Everything You Need to Know About Safety Wire

Airplanes undergo a lot of stress. From takeoff to landing and the times in between, there’s stress everywhere. Luckily, there are safety measures in place to ensure an airplane can do its job flight after flight. One such safety measure is small but mighty: safety wire. Also known as locking wire, it is an integral…

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