Aircraft Essays

  • Causes Of Aircraft Accidents

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    Aircraft accidents Aircraft accidents are the nightmares for both every pilot and aircraft passengers. Accidents can happen even when you least expect it which makes them even mere frightening. The reasons behind an aircraft accident can vary from situation to another but the main reasons are human error or most of the time it is caused by technical issues. In this essay I will address how accidents can happen which means I will in detail examine how accidents can happen which related to human

  • Aircraft Design Process

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    Anıl Dursun 106/3 Academic Writing Inst. Luz Hernandez 15.05.2015 Process of Designing an Aircraft The Wright brothers created first airplane on December 17, 1903. It was one of the biggest dreams for humanity. This invent affected every parts of life like transportation, military etc. Nowadays, we can see a lot of aircrafts everywhere. Furthermore, technology is evolving. This process changed by time. But understanding design process is really hard. This process is based on physics and mathematics

  • Aircraft Maintenance Technici A Case Study

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    Industries_Final.docx Aviation and Aerospace Aircraft Maintenance Technician What do Aircraft Maintenance Technicians do? An Aircraft or Aviation Maintenance Technician?s primary responsibility is to repair and maintain aircraft and their systems according to Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. An Aircraft Maintenance Technician may work on several different types of aircraft, while some may specialize in working on a specific part within the aircraft. Day to day duties will involve replacing

  • Bomber Aircraft Research Paper

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    The bomber aircraft advanced in having many more styles of bomber planes such as: heavy, very heavy, and medium multi-engine bombers, and single-engine Navy scout bombers. The Boeing B-17 and the Consolidated B-24. The two types of planes were best remembered as the aircrafts that carried out the US strategic bombing offensive against Germany. Another one of the US bombing offensive against Germany was the high-altitude environment on the airmen. The B-17 and B-24 were pressurized or heated. The

  • Aircraft During World War One

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    war started aircrafts were very basic and crude. By the time world war one ended the aircraft 's had became more sophisticated than they were at the beginning. The aircraft’s had bombers, fighters, and long range bombers. British men had army ranks when the war firsts started. The royal flying corps no longer existed when the war was ending. The aircraft’s were used for feeding back information for artillery strikes. Recording German troops movements. The military thought that the aircraft had a greater

  • North American Airlines Have Recorded A Significant Increase In Aircraft Leases

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    in aircraft leases in the recent years. In order to respond to the market changes and offer corresponding capacity, as quick as possible, airlines require flexible fleet which is provided by aircraft leases and which has motivated the authors to analyse the fleet ownership structure. This paper gives an overview of the airline fleet ownership structure, pointing out the differences depending on a business model, geographic distribution and alliance membership for large (more than 100 aircraft), medium

  • Three Reasons For Aircraft Accidents

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    There are many reasons for the aircraft accidents. What are the reasons of aircraft accidents? According to statistics, 1131 people were killed in the last 50 years in Turkey because of aircraft accidents (AirSafe. (n.d). , 2015). Nowadays, the number of aircraft is increasing day by day so the risk of aircraft accidents is increasing. If we look for the reasons of accidents, we can see a reduction in the number of aircraft accidents and maybe we can decrease if we take some precautions. We need

  • Aircraft Fatigue Case Study

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    The factors that contributed to fatigue on our 30AUG16 flight: 1.) There was a 1.5 hour delay due to catering issues in Guam the previous evening. This reduced our rest period in Darwin, Australia where this duty period started. The aircraft was being positioned from Travis Airforce Base, California to Darwin empty. Having an augmented crew, stopping in Guam seemed unnecessary. 2.) When we arrived in Darwin, the new hire FO did not have a visa to Australia. This subtracted another 25 minutes

  • The Struggles And Obstacles Faced By The Wright Brothers

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    Structural problems would delay their time to fly their motorized aircraft, their knowledge assisted them when they repaired the aircraft many, many times. The Wright Brothers needed to store their motorized aircraft. They loved to fly their motorized aircraft! Practice makes perfect right?! Hundreds of times the Wright brothers had to mend their motorized aircraft. In addition every time they crashed they had to drag their motorized aircraft back to their storehouse and repaired it. Each repair was quicker

  • Invention Of The Airplane During World War 2

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    World War two as well. Aircraft had evolved from the beginning to the end of the war as well. There were also many different types of aircraft and each of them had a different purpose. Aviation started in the military a long time ago. In 1909, the first ever heavier than air aircraft

  • Hudson River Collision Case Study

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    conversation which distracted them from their air traffic control duties, which included the important task of correcting the pilots read back of the EWR tower frequency. The aircraft pilots also contributed to the collision as they ineffectively used the available electronic devices that would have helped maintain awareness of any aircrafts in close proximity. The FAA can also be held accountable as their procedures of communication among ATC facilities were poor and their regulations did not provide decent

  • Chinook Chapter 1-10

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    They are both very dated airframes that have far outlived their forecasted life expectancy, for a VERY good reason! They are both phenomenal tools. This aspect needs to be looked at and instead of trying to develop one aircraft that can "do it all," we need to look at why these aircraft are so good at what they do and develop and improve on that. The Key West agreement is and has been hamstringing Army operations for years now. The Army needs to be able to support itself at a tactical level. This means

  • Guy Hachey's Financial Performance At Bombardier

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    performance did not satisfy their expectations. It was a very quiet period for them in terms of financial performance. That year, Bombardier delivered 238 aircrafts (180 business jets, 55 commercial aircrafts and 3 amphibious aircrafts), which was less than their forecast for the year, and they received a 19 percent drop in orders. 10 fewer business aircrafts were shipped than what they had predicted for that year. Another statistical disaster was that there were about 388 orders of net order cancellations

  • Pilot Persuasive Briefing

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    stop. Some aircrafts have the automatic propeller synchronizer systems. However, pilots should be familiar and follow the POH systems and operations. Some airports will publish modifications to the procedures (normally power reduction for propeller aircraft, thrust reduction for jet aircraft, and restore altitudes), as annotated in the airport Ops advisory in the Jeppesen chart pages (xx-7), NOTAM, Jepp 10-4 pages. The Noise abatement departure procedure with my current aircraft and procedure

  • Lockheed Airways Case Study Summary

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    transport aircraft. The aircraft General Kelly proposed in 1961 would be able to airlift oversized cargo and carry 100,000 pounds at a distance of 4,500 nautical miles at 440 knots before having to refuel.1 It wasn’t until December 22, 1964 Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara announced that a new military airlifter temporarily known as the CX-HLS would be built.2 The super-convey, capable of conveying outsize cargo, would be the world’s most sizably voluminous aircraft. Fifty of the new aircraft, in

  • Essay On Jumbo Plane

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    Malcontents The object I have chosen for design classic is an Aircraft manufacture by America Boeing Commercial Airplane Company – Boeing 787 by 1969. There are many first ever design used in this aircraft. This most recognize aircraft ever in the history also got a nickname call “The Jumbo Jet” or “Queen of the sky”. However, this aircraft was the longest airliner in the world for 747-8 version as well as one of the most recognizable aircraft in the world. Other than that, this plane was also designed

  • Bombardier Marketing Strategy

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    from the new CSeries line of aircrafts Bombardier is making. The CSeries models are focused around being the largest aircrafts of the company, and to compete with the small models of the mega-sellers Airbus and Boeing. The models are made of materials such as advanced aluminum fuselage and advanced composite, and have an optimized five-abreast cabin. All of this results in an aircraft that’s about 12,000 pounds lighter than their competition. The engines of the aircrafts are specifically designed for

  • The Credibility Of Drones

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    received an apology from the drone operator or the president themselves. Drones are armed aircrafts used to protect the country. The fact is that Drones are not good at protecting the people inside this territory. Pilots for both helicopters and airplanes need to be cautious while flying. A familiar airplane company called Jetblue has seen a total of 1000 drone sightings that were either close to hitting the aircraft or a few meters away from them. Helicopter which tend to fly in lower altitudes are

  • Montreal Convention 1999 Essay

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    that the accident which caused the death or injury took place on board the aircraft or in the course of any of the operations of embarking or disembarking.” There are thus 3 tenets to the rule that imposes liability on carriers. There must be 1) damage sustained in case of death or bodily injury of a passenger; 2) an accident that caused the death or injury; 3) it must have occurred while the passenger was on board the aircraft or embarking/disembarking. For purposes of this question, part 3 would be

  • RAF Apprenticeship

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    to ensure personnels arrive safe and on time. Mover - Movers keep things moving, from unloading and loading transport aircraft and cargo by air, rail and road. Photographer - Are you the type of person that doesn’t miss a thing? Good because a photographer in the RAF need to capture shots of a wide range of occasions. Electrician - Be at the heart of making sure the RAF aircraft is efficient and safe by maintaining and repairing electrical equipment. Skills needed for RAF Apprenticeships Do