Ka-226T : Russia’s unique modular helicopter


INTRODUCTION This amazing helicopter is the ultimate example for ‘thinking outside the box’. The designers at Kamov made sure that they built a helicopter which looked weird and clumsy but performed exactly the opposite. The Russian civil and military organizations currently use this helicopter in small numbers and further orders are expected. But what makes …

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Explained : How Jet Engines Work


INTRODUCTION Jet engines revolutionized air travel. They allowed designers to make aircraft which could fly faster than the propeller-driven, petrol engine powered aircraft of the day. Jet engines were first made in the 1930s, but didn’t enter service or large scale production till the 1940s. They are basically air-breathing engines which depend on the input …