Aircraft Systems

TCAS: Preventing Mid-Air Collisions

For over 20 years, TCAS has been standing guard, protecting the skies from mid-air collisions. Countless catastrophes have been avoided thanks to the technology. Find out what TCAS is and how it works!   This AeroSavvy feature is written […]

Aircraft Systems

Your Airliner Has A Hidden Engine!

  How many turbine engines are on an Airbus A320? Two, right?   Would you believe three? How about a Boeing 747? Four engines? Wrong again.   A 747 has Five turbine engines! Hiding inside the tail of most […]

Odds & Ends

Take the AeroSavvy Airliner Quiz!

So, you think you know airliners? It’s time to separate the Ultimate AvGeeks from the Plane Spotter Padawans. Put your plane spotter knowledge to the test with the AeroSavvy Airliner Quiz! It’s easy to play. Just click the image that corresponds […]

Odds & Ends

It’s Air Show Season!

It’s air show season. There are plenty of shows scheduled, including THE air show of the year: EAA AirVenture in July, better known as Oshkosh!  Read on to see some highlights of the 2015 Dayton air […]

Aircraft Systems

The Mysterious Black Box

Whenever there is an accident involving an airliner, news reporters immediately begin talking about “the Black Box.” “Where is the Black Box?” “Investigators are looking for the Black Box” “In what condition is the Black […]