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 […]

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 […]

Aircraft Systems

Anatomy Of A Freighter

This AeroSavvy article is featured on NYCAviation.com Have you ever wondered what the inside of a cargo airplane looks like? Cargo companies fly many of the same aircraft that passengers are familiar with. From a distance, […]