Aviation Fact

Nov 30, 2017
Aviation Fact
On an average day, air traffic controllers handle 28,537 commercial flights, 27,178 general aviation flights (private planes), 24,548 air taxi flights (planes for hire), 5,260 military flights and 2,148 air cargo flights.

IPAD FOR PILOTS

Nov 01, 2017
IPAD FOR PILOTS
In 2012 the FAA approved the use of iPads in the cockpit. They replace a pilot's kitbag os paper manuals and maps weighing 35 lbs. When fully implemented American Airlines estimates it could save $1.2 million in fuel.