Month: July 2015

ONE OF A KIND AIRBUS A350 XWB WATER INGESTION TEST

ONE OF A KIND AIRBUS A350 XWB WATER INGESTION TEST   The A350 XWB’s ability to operate on wet runways was confirmed with successful water ingestion testing in Istres, France – which performed by the flight test aircraft MSN004. This video includes comments from Flight Test Specialist Engineer Jean-Christophe Bonjour, Experimental Test Pilot Hugues Van Der Stichel and Flight Test Engineer Emanuele...

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BOEING 747 HIGH ALTITUDE WATER DROP

BOEING 747 HIGH ALTITUDE WATER DROP What you are seeing in these videos is a test of this Evergreen Supertanker plane.   To get permission for it to be used they have to run a series of tests and demonstrations.   The early tests are done at altitude to ensure that the jetison method works correctly and also to ensure that the changes in weight/balance occur in a way that is controllable; dumping that amount of water quickly will have an affect on those elements which in turn effect the controlability of the aircraft. Once they understand the basic parameters they then...

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Ever heard these old school aviation slang’s ?

CRAZY GENERAL AVIATION SLANG’S NEVER HEARD OFF The list comprises of general aviation slang’s used by pilots (military and commercial) and bush pilots in America and Canada .References has been taken through early aviation history. The list is in alphabetical order comprising of 10 slang’s might or might not heard about. ARE YOU RED EYE? : It is any flight departing late at night and arriving early the next morning. The term is very popular in North America .RED EYE describes symptoms of fatigue aggravated due to late night travel.   BARNSTORMER: Barnstorming was a form of entertainment in which stunt...

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GETTING BORED? WATCH WHEN PILOTS GET BORED

WHEN PILOTS GET BORED DESCRIPTION: A funny commercial where pilots of 2 aircraft’s provoking each other to have  a drag race. The video quality is not so excellent but trust me it will make you laugh .The video is quite old somewhere made in 2006 so please bare the quality and enjoy the funny moments ....

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