Day: April 10, 2018

Controversial ‘Bikini Airline’ Is Coming To India Soon, Announces Direct Flights From New Delhi

April 10, 2018

Models clad in a bikini will be in attendance soon if you take the ViertJet flight. Yes, you read that right. Vietnam’s low-cost budget airline, ViertJet, popularly known as the ‘bikini airline’ will soon launch in India. The controversial name is derived from the very fact that the stewardess’ is dressed in a bikini. Vietnamese […]

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What is the use of chevrons in Boeing 787

April 10, 2018

Those sawtooth patterns at the back of the engine nacelles are called chevrons.   It’s an innovative technology, developed by Boeing and NASA, and they have only one purpose – noise reduction. The chevrons help smooth mixing of the air that’s gone through the engine, with the air that flows outside and around it. As […]

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How Lightning strike and protection system works in Aviation

April 10, 2018

The frequency of lightning strikes that an airplane experiences is affected by several factors, including the geographic area where the airplane operates and how often the airplane passes through takeoff and landing altitudes, which is where lightning activity is most prevalent. More jet airplane lightning strikes occur while in clouds, during the climb and descent […]

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