Category Archives: Aviation


Volcanic eruptions affect aviation and flying in many ways. On a global scale, it affects trans-continental flights. Several intercontinental airliners have run into trouble by unwittingly flying into volcanic ash clouds, whereupon their engines have stalled. The biggest disruption to Read more…


An aircraft to land needs three things, Once the weather gets below basic VFR (visual flight rules) of 3000′ ceilings and 5 miles visibility, Qualified airfield Equipped aircraft Trained pilots Each instrument-rated airfield has specific equipment that defines the approach and landing Read more…


The A380 is one of the most expensive and lavish airplanes ever built with a price tag of $436 million. With a capacity for as many as 800 passengers, the double-decker’s sheer size means that whenever it lands, it’s an Read more…