Top 10 facts about the "Queen of the Skies", Boeing-747.

At 32 hijackings, the 747 is the most hijacked wide body aircraft of all times. With 3,718 fatalities since its introduction in 1970, the queen has claimed an average of 80 lives every year. The queen was actually designed as a porter, the 747 was actually designed to compete against the C-5 Galaxy as a … Continue reading Top 10 facts about the "Queen of the Skies", Boeing-747.

Top 10 Facts about the Worlds Largest Turbofan Engine, The GE90-115B

At 3.43 meters the Fan diameter of the engine is almost equal to the max. Cabin width of a Boeing 737. For their unique shape, the fan blades of GE90-115B have found a spot at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. A single GE90-115b produces the same amount of thrust as all the four … Continue reading Top 10 Facts about the Worlds Largest Turbofan Engine, The GE90-115B

Top 10 Boeing-737 Facts that you did not know…

1)  737′s are not equipped with fuel dump system.  In case of an emergency it either circles to burn fuel or lands overweight. 2) 737′s have an option to install air stairs on them. This reduces the need of ground support equipment and also reduces go around time. 3) The engine air intake of the … Continue reading Top 10 Boeing-737 Facts that you did not know…