Simple Flying

Dr. Omar Memon-

Dr. Omar Memon

About Dr. Omar Memon

Writer - Omar is an aviation enthusiast who holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering. With numerous years of technical and research experience under his belt, Omar aims to focus on research-based aviation practices. Apart from work, Omar has a passion for traveling, visiting aviation sites, and plane spotting. Based in Vancouver, Canada

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Private Jet Near Misses: Why Pilots Are Getting Runway Instructions Wrong

The matter has become a hot topic after a string of incidents in recent months.

A Pratt & Whitney Advanced Ducted Propulsor engine on a test stand. 1
How Are Jet Engine Noise Levels Tested?

Sensitive sensors can measure noise to a fraction of a decibel.

A Qantas Airport Hanger in Sydney Australia. 1
Unsung Heroes: 5 Ways In Which Maintenance Engineers Keep An Airline's Fleet Moving

Maintenance engineers work tirelessly both on the ground and in closed hangers to keep aircraft in the air.

A NASA M2-F1 flying in the sky. 1
How Does That Thing Fly? 5 Unorthodox-Looking Aircraft From Then & Now

The unswept, untapered wings are fairly unconventional in today’s time.

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FAA Seeks To Close Regulatory Charter Loophole

The FAA is willing to accept public comments once the proposal is put in the Federal Register.

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How Are Component Replacements Helping Collins Aerospace To Reduce Carbon Emissions?

The company is replacing hydraulic and pneumatic systems with electric systems.

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China Eastern To Begin Shanghai To Istanbul Flights Next Month

The new flight will complement the existing Turkish Airlines flight between the two cities.

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Flight Recorders Recovered From Russian Embraer Legacy 600 Plane Crash

Flight recorders will reveal critical information during the final moments of the flight.

A Gulfstream G450 rests on the stand at Frederick Municipal Airport. 1
6 Ways In Which Private Jet Operators Differ From Commercial Airlines

Seats are booked for commercial travel, jets are booked for private travel.

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Asky Airlines Takes Delivery Of Its 1st Boeing 737 MAX

The aircraft has been leased from AerCap Holdings.

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What Are The Advantages Of 3D Printing In Aerospace Manufacturing?

Boeing expects to save $2 million to $3 million on each of its Boeing 787s through 3D-printed parts.

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Southwest Airlines Takes Delivery Of Its 200th Boeing 737 MAX

The largest operator of the Boeing 737 MAX achieves another milestone.

A Bombardier Global 8000 flying high in the sky. 1
Here's How Far Private Jets Can Fly

The Gulfstream G800 and Bombardier Global 8000 will be two of the longest-range private jets.

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Atlas Air Boeing 747 Returns To Leipzig Following Cracked Windshield

The Atlas Air Boeing 747 was performing a flight on behalf of Polar Air Cargo.

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8 Fun Facts You Didn't Know About Aircraft Wing Design

Wings can change shape and size during flight.

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Wow: Vietjet Releases 2 Million Free Seats To Commemorate Vietnam National Day

The airline has been named the Best Low-Cost Carrier by various renowned platforms, including Skytrax.

A maintenance engineer checking an aircraft's landing gear. 1
AOG: What Technical Faults Can Ground An Airplane?

Oil and hydraulic leaks, FOD damage, or faulty control systems can cause an AOG delay.

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Blue Islands Partners With Southampton FC To Fly Passengers To The Channel Islands

Blue Islands operates up to seven daily flights between Southampton and the Channel Islands.

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767 Landing At Amsterdam Schiphol Airport In Fog. 1
Diverted Delta Passengers Reportedly Stuck On Apron For Hours Without Provisions

Passengers finally exited the airplane more than four hours after landing in Savannah.

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