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Helicopters Fly Where Others Can’t or Won’t

Posted on February 11, 2020 in Aviation

Due to the unique characteristics of helicopters, they are used in a variety of missions that can test both the skills of the pilot and the helicopter’s performance. Since helicopters can fly low, slow, hover and land vertically they are ideal for  law enforcement, search and rescue, news, and sight-seeing. On the other hand, these…

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The Garmin “Autoland” System

Posted on February 10, 2020 in Aviation

Garmin is a company that makes avionics for airplanes. The company recently introduced an emergency one-button “Autoland” system on certain airplanes. When pushed, the system takes over and engages the autopilot, announces an emergency on the radio, evaluates weather and terrain and then flies the plane to the nearest suitable airport where it not only…

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