The Five Major Players In The Civil Transport Aircraft Industry

The Five Major Players In The Civil Transport Aircraft Industry

Who are the major players in the civil transport aircraft industry? There are currently five major manufacturers of civil transport aircraft: Boeing, Airbus, Embraer, Tupoloev, and Bombardier. Each of these manufacturers boasts of a special feature that is unique to their aircraft. Wide-body and narrow-body jet aircraft are characteristic of Airbus, Tupolev and Boeing-manufactured jet airliners. On the other …

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The Future of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The Future of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Is the World Ready for Unmanned Aerial Systems in Civilian Airspace? It’s not a new technology. It already exists. The technology of Unmanned Aerial Systems or UAS has been extensively used by the military in the “organized airspace” of war. UAVs Sharing the Same Skies of Passenger jets The challenge lies in convincing the aviation …

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Why Is Riveting Better Than Welding?

Why Is Riveting Better Than Welding?

Why is Riveting Better Than Welding in Aircraft Construction? An aircraft is undoubtedly made of the best and strongest materials bonded and fused together to carry the incredible amount of weight of both the passengers and cargo. Holding these materials firmly together is crucial to the safe worthiness of the aircraft. One of several methods …

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