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  • Best of 2016: In Your Opinion Top 5 aeronautical videos

    aeronewstv offers you the best of 2016’s aeronautical videos. Sit back and take off for your Christmas holidays by seeing the five most watched “In Your Opinion” clips.

  • What is the so-called "third man" in a cockpit?

    In the cockpit of a plane you have the captain, the co-pilot and a third person whose nickname is ‘George’. Who is this? We asked you that question in the streets of Paris (see the video) and the answer is supplied in the article.

  • What is the thickness of a commercial aircraft windshield?

    Cockpit windows have to be able to resist cabin pressure and bird strikes. So how thick to they have to be? We interviewed passersby in the streets of Paris. (See the video). The answer is in the article.

  • What is the rotation speed of an airplane?

    At take-off, the pilots concentrate on the speed, or rather the successive speeds of their aircraft, and notably the rotation speed. But do you know what it is exactly? We put the question to you (video), the answer to which you will find in the article.

  • How do you start an airliner ?

    You don’t start a plane like a car, simply because an airliner has no ignition key. To start the engines pilots must follow a strict procedure. Watch the video and read the article to find out how.

  • Aircraft cockpit: what are all those buttons for?

    They are all over the cockpit, the hundreds of buttons and screens are intriguing, baffling even. Each instrument however has a specific function and position. To demystify the question we visited a development simulator with an Airbus test pilot.

  • What is the pedestal on a plane?

    Located between the two pilots, the central part of a plane’s cockpit comprises a portion of the instrumentation common to both pilots; but what exactly? We asked you the question. Watch the video, and read the article.


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