Archive: March, 2010

Embraer Phenom 100 - E50P

The Embraer Phenom 100 is a Light Jet developed by Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer. It has a capacity for 4 passengers in its normal configuration, but it can carry up to 6-7 passengers with a single crew. It has a maximum flying range of 1,178 nautical miles with 4 occupants.

Airbus A350

The Airbus A350 is a long-range, mid-size, wide-body family of airliners currently under development by European manufacturer Airbus. The A350 will be the first Airbus with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic. It is designed to compete with the Boeing 777 and 787.

Air Traffic Chief - The Game

Air Traffic Chief is a game the requires you to organize the busy skies and guide the planes and helicopters to a safe landing. Use the mouse to draw a line that the plane/helicopter will follow. Don’t crash!

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The Sport Flying Revolution

The Sport Flying revolution has just begun. In 2004, the FAA, working closely with the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) created what has been called “The biggest change in aviation in 50 years.” They created an entirely new category of aircraft (Light Sport Aircraft) as well as a new category of pilot license (Sport Pilot), both aimed specifically at consumer recreational flying.

The Airbus A310

The Airbus A310 is the shortened version of the A300. It first flew in 1982 and entered service with Lufthansa in 1983. A total of 255 were delivered. Here are some shots of a Canadian Forces A310 sighted in Providenciales on March 9th 2010.

The Piaggio Avanti P180

The Piaggio P180 Avanti is an Italian made twin engine turboprop aircraft which operates frequently in Providenciales. While the P180 aircraft has been in operation for about 2 decades and I’ve seen them on countless occasions, I’ve only gotten around photographing one today. Enjoy my shots!

Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast

ADS-B is a cooperative surveillance technique for air traffic control and related applications being developed as part of global CNS/ATM plan. The successful implementation of this new technology has resulted in many ground systems providing advanced platforms suitable for ATM systems based on the used of data-link and satellite technology.

Sky Madness - ATC Game

Sky Madness is an air traffic control game based on altitude management. Climb or descend aircraft to the flight level that matches their color without hitting anything. Balloons and birds pose a problem.

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Wayne Farley

I am Wayne, an aviation safety evangelist who once made my living working in the control tower. Engage me while I share my thoughts, experience, and news from the aviation world. After writing "13 Characteristics of an air traffic controller" in 2010, it went viral and established me as an unofficial ambassador for ATC.


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