A Quick Glossary of Aerospace Manufacturing Terms

Aerospace manufacturing is an industry with a language all its own.  Several terms used in this industry take a little getting used to if you are not familiar with aerospace manufacturing.  Others come from existing technologies that are familiar to many in the general population. In this article, we will define what a number of…

How to Prepare Your Dog for Air Travel

Traveling with your pooch is so exciting! Other than the fact that your beloved fur companion can experience a new adventure by your side, but you also get a flying buddy. Let’s say your dog is within the air travel size for your particular airline, we’re looking at usually around 20 pounds, what else would…

A Modern Mechanic’s Toolkit

The global aviation industry is experiencing a shortage of skilled aircraft mechanics. Statistics compiled by the North Central Institute indicate that the current shortage of trained mechanics could be costing the aviation industry US$2bn every year in delays and related costs, which is a huge dent in finances at a time of lower interest. As the aviation…

A British military drone has crashed in Cyprus

A UK military drone crashed during a practice in Cyprus in October. The £1bn Watchkeeper drone programme has been plagued with problems during its development. Between 2014 and 2018 there have been at least five recorded crashes, and there are claims the drone is unable to fly in poor weather conditions. Originally purchased for use…