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Companies operating in the aviation industry tend to make a lot of money every year. They also ask their workers to perform some of the most dangerous and intricate jobs imaginable. So, it makes sense that all businesses in that arena should invest in the best tools available. The gadgets and technology listed on this page could help to make sure your workers always stay safe. They could also help to make your company more efficient. With that in mind, let’s get down to business. Excel pilot logbook An Excel pilot logbook could help...

In the October of 2015 issue of Popular Mechanics, the magazine got sports handicapper Raphael Esparza of Doc’s Sports Service to come up with some odds on who’ll be the first to put a human on Mars. The way Esparza figures it, SpaceX and Elon Musk have the best shot at getting to the Red Planet first because “they have the want and the funds”, he gives Musk 5 to 1 odds of winning the race to Mars. The controversial non-profit try to send volunteer astronauts on a one way trip to Mars failed to meet its initial...

Next time you make a commit some written faux pas in social media, just know that you aren’t alone. Some of the best and brightest minds have done the same thing. Last week, a few individuals had the distinct and unique opportunity to actually correct an astronaut on something astronomical after International Space Station (ISS). As Emily Lakdawalla, planetary scientist and senior editor of The Planetary Society, told Mashable in a direct message on Twitter, “Well, seeing as how stars and city lights at night are both visible...

Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars. The crew includes a French astro-biologist, a German physicist and four Americans a pilot, an architect, a doctor/journalist and a soil scientist. The men and women have their own small rooms, with space for a sleeping cot and desk, and will spend their days eating food like powdered cheese and canned tuna, only going outside if dressed in a spacesuit, and having limited...

The Perseid meteor shower, the annual celestial light-show that calls the most widely observed and dependable meteor display of the year, will peak tonight and early tomorrow morning. NASA says this year’s show promises to be more spectacular than usual. “If you see one meteor shower this year, make it August’s Perseids or December’s Geminids,” according to the space agency. “The Perseids feature fast and bright meteors that frequently leave trains, and in 2015 there will be no moonlight to upstage the...

If you are looking for a quad perfect for beginners then Heli Max 1SQ RTF can be a really nice choice. It has got a combination of features which is perfect for novices. No matter much talent you have as a starter, you always get to face some crashes and Heli Max 1SQ RTF is considered as one of the most reliable and durable quadcopters available in market. Let’s discuss some of the features of this amazing quad. Sensitivity Control: Its sensitivity control will allow you to control the sensitivity according to your skill level. It...

One of the most forward-thinking industries has to be that of the aerospace sector. This field is always changing and developing. In fact, over the years, this area has seen many a transformation. With new technology coming out all the time, it is important that aerospace engineers keep up to date with it all. If they don’t know what’s happening in the aerospace world, they can’t be ahead of the game. Whether it is commercial flights or defense planes, there is a whole lot to understand when it comes to this sector. Let’s...

The wonder of modern flight is an incredible thing. It is still one of mankind’s crowning achievements; the ability to make a hunk of metal fly! Ever since the Wright brothers first put a plane in the sky, we’ve been searching for ever more effective ways of flying. We’ve come a long way since then, with the process tweaked and technology honed. Though, sometimes, it’s too impressive for its own good. The amazing speed and technology of Concorde simply didn’t make any money! Every small part of a plane is built specially, and...

The aerospace industry is a popular one. Every year, budding engineers hope that they will make a name for themselves in this lucrative field, yet few do. When you choose any career, you need to know a little about it before you make your decision. There is a lot you ought to know about engineering before you decide to pursue a career of this nature. In particular, you need to figure out whether the career is right for you or not. Read this useful information right now. You will need a technical mind If you are a creative person, you...

There’s a lot of talk about hybrid technology in cars. In general it seems to be a good thing. It seems that there’s a consensus that hybrid technology will save you money, time and fuel whilst also saving the planet. That’s not too bad for the engine in your car. But most of us just take hybrid technology as a given, like airbags or power steering. Many of us have never been walked through the essentials on what exactly hybrid technology is. Well, luckily for you we’ve put together a beginners guide so that you can know exactly...