Aircraft

  • How Plane Aerodynamics and Approach Angle Works

    Understanding the approach angle and aerodynamics will make it easier to fly a controlled smooth approach. Learning to fly an approach is one of the tougher parts of flight training and understanding how plane aerodynamics work.
    By Tim Plaehn August 18, 2010 

  • A Thorough Look at the Types of Airplane Engines

    The different types of airplane engines can be divided into three categories. Aircraft designers keep looking for ways to make planes go higher and faster on less fuel.
    By Tim Plaehn August 15, 2010 

  • About Lockheed Airplanes

    Lockheed Airplanes can trace their history back to the year 1912. Though Lockheed went through several upheavals between 1912 and the beginning of World War II, it eventually supplied some of the most famous military and civilian aircraft of the 20th...
    By johnsinit August 10, 2010 


  • Learning about Army Airplanes

    Army airplanes trace their history back to the very first military airplane, which was built by the Wright brothers in 1909. It was powered by a 30.6 horsepower engine. Today’s army planes include state-of-the-art aircraft made by manufacturers...
    By johnsinit August 8, 2010 

  • About Kolb Firestar Ultralight Airplanes

    Kolb Firestar ultralight airplanes are well-liked by ultralight pilots because of their low power requirements, great handling, and sleek lines. Made from kits, they feature a welded steel frame and riveted aluminum wings, tail boom, tail fin, and horizontal...
    By johnsinit August 7, 2010 

  • About Unusual Aiplanes

    These magnificent steel birds can be quite amusing for individuals who seek to achieve thrill in their daily lives, the adrenaline rush gives them a sense of lightness. For some, these unusual airplanes are a form of meditation, a way to gain an out of...
    By Finn Orfano July 23, 2010 


  • A Overview of the Different Kinds of Jet Planes

    What kind of jet airplanes are there? The answer provides a picture of how important jet aircraft are in the modern world.
    By Tim Plaehn July 19, 2010 

  • About Canard Airplanes

    This article describes Canard airplanes, the related aerodynamic effects, and the advantage of canard design. Some famous examples of canard airplanes are mentioned and described.
    By BuckJamesk July 18, 2010 

  • About Firefighting Airplanes

    Firefighting airplanes are a capable resource for fighting fires all over the world. Since the 1950s, firefighters and engineers have developed planes that can transport and drop quantities of water that were unthinkable when aerial firefighting began...
    By johnsinit July 14, 2010 

  • The Longest Flight for an Ultralight Aircraft

    This article guides readers through the steps required to determine the ultralight aircraft longest flight. The article describes the factors affecting an aircraft's range, and ends by detailing the maximum theoretical flight range for a powered ultralight...
    By BuckJamesk July 10, 2010 
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