What is Foreign Object Debris (FOD) in Aviation? Part 2

All You Want to Know About Foreign Object Debris From the first part, we familiarized with FOD, related accidents, and the cost incurred with FOD related accidents. From the second and final part, let us have a look into the ways and means to control FOD in airfields.  FOD Control: Removal and Detection   There…

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What is Foreign Object Debris (FOD) in Aviation? Part 1

All You Want to Know About Foreign Object Debris If you are standing in front of an aircraft with running engines, you are a FOD! Yes, humans can be Foreign Object Debris too. Let us begins the talk on FOD.  Contents: What Are FOD in Aviation? Foreign Object Debris or Damage? Well-Known Foreign Object Damages…

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A World Full of White Birds

Unveiling the Reasons Behind Painting Airplanes in White Here is a quick question, what was the color of the aircraft you last flew? Was it white? From single-engine trainers to multi-engine superjumbos, there is one particular characteristic shared among all: glossy white skin. Have you ever thought about the reason behind those white skins? Here…

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Post-COVID Era: The Best Time to Become a Pilot?

Do not let your pilot dream despair with the pandemic!  Here are 5 factors that could create a huge demand for pilots in the post-COVID era: even higher than pre-COVID demand.  Aviation has been the safest mode of transportation on earth thanks to reliable flying machines and robust safety protocols. According to the data collected…

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