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How Does an Aircraft APU Work?

Modern airplanes are outfitted with auxiliary power units (APUs) to meet the aircraft's large energy requirements while the engines are not running. T ...

By Safa Trabelsi • 08/11/2022
Why Passenger Load Factor is an Important Airline Performance Metric – An Arithmetic Perspective

Passenger load factor, commonly abbreviated as PLF, is the measure of the number of paying passengers expressed as a percentage of the aircraft's tota ...

By Jaap Brian • 08/03/2022
A Nervous Flyer's Guide to Airplane Sounds

Ever wonder what all those little noises were the last time you flew on a plane? Here is a selection of a few of the most common ones explained.

By Ejaaz Cadinouche • 07/31/2022
Breaking Down Salt Lake City's Massive Airport Transformation

Salt Lake City opened a new airport back at the end of 2020 and it has made waves, both literally and figuratively. Though the design is fairly standa ...

By Jack Turner • 07/20/2022

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