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Facts to know about LOT Polish Airlines destinations

2020-02-27

LOT Polish Airlines is known as one of the oldest operating airlines in the world. Along with over 90 years of experience, the airline also carries an impressive package of destinations all over the world. With one of the youngest fleet, the airline not only hosts 10 million of passengers yearly but also creates advantageous workplaces for over 700 pilots and for those who want to become pilots and build an extensive experience. Here are some more facts about LOT Polish Airlines destinations for you to know. LOT Polish Airlines is a flag carrier of Poland which started...

Key school subjects if your goal is to become a pilot

Key school subjects if your goal is to become a pilot

2020-02-24

If you are willing to become a pilot, what school subjects are of key importance? You can definitely start preparing for an uplifting pilot career while you are at school. Do you know what school subjects are of key importance if your goal is to become a pilot? The English Language. You must agree that a pilot’s profession is extraordinary as it presents a variety of international career opportunities. The English Language is the official language of aviation, therefore, it’s the cornerstone. Pilots use English to communicate among themselves and with their crew members, provide and accept all essential information via the...

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Did you know – Facts to know about LOT Polish Airlines fleet history

2020-01-20

Did you know that LOT Polish Airlines is one of the world’s oldest airline in operation as it has been in operation for 90 years already! Today with their impressive 90 aircraft LOT Polish Airlines flies to 134 destinations across Europe, Asia and North America! LOT Polish Airlines history starts in the early 1920s when the first aviation route in Warsaw was inaugurated and in 1921 the short-lived Aerotarg Poznań Aviation Society was founded. And even though today the airline is a proud operator of 13 different types of Boeing, Embraer and Bombardier aircraft throughout the history of operation, the airline...

Facts about Boeing 737 Classic

Did you know? Facts about Boeing 737 Classic

2019-12-19

For the first time since 2015 the European aircraft manufacturer, Airbus is poised to finish the year ahead of its US rival Boeing in terms of sales, as announced by Bloomberg recently. But despite of that Boeing 737 family aircraft manufactured by American aviation giant of planes remains the most popular and best-selling commercial airplane of all time. As one might say: “It is a classic”. There are more than 10 variants of the 737, however only three models of the Boeing plane family can be truly referred to as the Classic series of the Boeing 737 jet-liner, these being the...

Did You know – History of LOT Polish Airlines Livery

2019-12-12

This year LOT Polish Airlines counts 90 years of operations and is one of the oldest airlines in the world. Throughout these years the airline has gained an impressive amount of experience and reached great milestones. One of the main things distinguishing the airline is their logo and aircraft livery. Here is some interesting information about LOT Polish Airlines. Polish aviation history starts in the early 1920 when the first aviation route linking Warsaw with the world was inaugurated and the following year the first regular flight Poznan-Warsaw was in operation. In several upcoming years new routes to Gdansk, Lviv, Lodz...

Did You Know That Airbus Aircraft Have Identical Flight Decks?

2019-11-22

According to aviation regulations, it is forbidden for passengers to visit the pilot cockpit during a flight. However, aviation fans might have this opportunity. Everyone, who has visited different types of Airbus aircraft, has noticed that all of these aircraft decks made them feel as if they were on the same aircraft. And actually, they are right – Airbus flight decks are nearly identical. The cockpits are the same across all Airbus aircraft since all Airbus aircraft production today features the same cockpit layout. Thus, all the controls and even the handling procedures and qualities are the same. It is a...

Did You Know How close can a plane fly to another aircraft?

2019-11-11

If you are a frequent traveller who enjoys a window seat, you might have noticed other aircraft while in air. Flying in the crowded skies over Europe or North America, it is quite common to see other aircraft whizzing past, either above or below. Have you ever wondered how close to each other can aircraft fly? The distance between two flying commercial aircraft may vary at different flight phases and at a different altitude ─ during a takeoff and landing or at cruise altitude. This vertical and horizontal aircraft separation is under control of the specific aviation regulations and may vary...

Did You Know How Pilots Follow the Lines On the Ground?

Did You Know How Pilots Follow the Lines On the Ground?

2019-09-13

You have got on board and with the rest of the passengers are waiting for take-off. The aircraft starts rolling on the taxiway. Therefore, have you ever wondered how pilots manage to follow the lines covering a taxiway at an airport? Safe and coordinated movement of the aircraft is important and there are different tools as well as methods helping pilots to navigate on the taxiway. Firstly, there is a specific marking on the ground. There is a yellow line marking the middle of the taxiway – pilots always hold the aircraft nose wheel on this line. They use the same...

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Did You Know When Pilots Started To Communicate Using Radio?

2019-08-30

There are more than 100,000 commercial flights every day worldwide. It means that millions of interactions take place between pilots and air traffic controllers. Today aviation communication seems to be a very simple thing to do, however, it was one of the most complicated things during the early stages of aviation. Do you know when radio was installed in the aircraft? Since December 17th, 1903, when the Wright brothers made their first successful flight in history, communication with pilots in the air has been a real challenge. The industry started growing and developing rapidly. What were the first signs on the...

Did You Know How The Boeing 737 Evolved?

2019-08-16

If you've taken a commercial flight in the past 50 years, there's a good chance it was on a Boeing 737. What debuted in 1967 as a 50-seat regional jet has now spawned 220-plus-seat variants capable of transatlantic travel. The 737 has carried 30 billion passengers and it is equivalent to every person in the world travel 4 times. Do you know how the Boeing 737 evolved? In 1964, Boeing began working on a 50-to-60 seat narrow-body airliner designed for trips between 50 and 1,000 miles. It would also be roughly half the size of Boeing's smallest jet at the time,...