aviation engineering


Parts of a helicopter & how it flies 464

A helicopter is an aircraft that derives both lift and propulsion from one or more sets of horizontally revolving overhead rotors rendering it capable of moving vertically and horizontally. below are its major parts and how they function.  Engine and transmission – The engine is of turbo-shaft jet engine type […]


Ice protection systems 718

Ice on a plane can be dangerous and can sometimes prove to be fatal if it gets into a planes major components or windscreen hence there is need for ice protection. To get rid of this ice there are a couple of ways :- Fluid ice protection system – it […]


specialized aircrafts 2585

This are aircrafts that perform their functions differently that the normal planes. The specialized aircraft combine or use different gadgets to enhance aerodynamics or increase performance. Flaperons – This performs both jobs of ailerons and flaps. they are structurally sound even though they are made of light material and are […]


Airplane Wing & Landing Gear structure 768

Wings As elaborated in what makes an aeroplane fly? the aerofoil in the wing is the one that makes it fly.it is therefore in order that we discuss the wing structure in more detail. Types of airplane wing construction Bi-plane – This airplane wing structure is used in some aircrafts. […]


what makes an aeroplane fly?

Have you ever come to wonder what makes an aeroplane fly, how it goes up and defies the laws of gravity. In order to find out why we must find out the forces acting on an aeroplane :- LIFT – force generated by the aerofoil that tends to push an […]


Parts of an Aeroplane 572

In order to understand aeronautical engineering we first need to understand the basic aeroplane and its parts : –    The parts of an aircraft come together like a jigsaw puzzle as a work of art an a masterpiece that is aeronautical engineering. To understand better aeronautical engineering will have […]