Archive for Flight

How to Make Boarding an Airplane Safer and More Efficient

September 29, 2020 | By JETechnology Staff

If you’ve ever flown anywhere via a commercial airline, you’re likely familiar with the boarding process. Additionally, if you’ve flown economy and haven’t paid extra for priority boarding, you’re probably also familiar with the cluster of passengers who wait around the gate to board the plane — despite whatever boarding schedule or routine the airline […]

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5 Technologic Innovations That Are Making Planes Safer

September 21, 2020 | By JETechnology Staff

One of the reasons air travel is considered one of the safest forms of transportation is because the industry thrives on finding innovative ways to make air travel easier and safer. The advancements in technology are a major part of how the industry is able to tackle both these goals simultaneously. It’s also allowing companies […]

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What Makes Airplanes Fly?

June 30, 2020 | By JETechnology Staff

It’s fascinating to think that it was only a little over a century ago — on December 17, 1903, to be exact — that Wilbur and Orville Wright first flew their heavier-than-air powered airplane at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Within a few short years, they patented their flying machine — U.S. patent 821,393 — and […]

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A Brief History of Flight

| By JETechnology Staff

For thousands of years, people have looked up at the sky and imagined what it would be like to fly. Today, people no longer have to imagine that feeling. Let’s explore how humankind developed aviation technology to fulfill that innate desire for flight. History of Flight Timeline A comprehensive history of flight could fill volumes […]

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