Types of Airport Parking

Types of Airport Parking

Airport Parking is one of the most important concerns for travelers flying into or from airports. Understanding the different types of airport car parking services that airports generally offer and the suitable type to choose, is very essential. Your choice will surely depend on your travel program and your destination from the airport. Airport Parking rates vary by type and it will be good to save some money and your precious time, using the parking you’ll pick. For example, if you’re well informed, you won’t go to an indoor parking service that costs more than open parking. Here are the types of airport parking lots to choose from. Short Term And Long Term Parking  Every major airport anywhere in the world has classified parking facilities into two main types of bays as follows:    Short-term parking It simply means daily parking. These are parking spaces found not very far away from the airport terminal you will arrive or depart from. It involves quick dropping off and picking up of travelers. Payment of rates for the short-term car parking service is on an hourly basis, and the car owner can as well…
History of Aviation in the US

History of Aviation in the US

Aviation Milestones. Humankind’s dream of flying goes so back in history that it is possible to find drawings of creatures with wings in many myths and religions. If you examine the ruins or relics of an ancient civilization, you can easily see the humanoid drawings with wings.   At the first stages, people could not go beyond imitating birds, but then they attempted finding different types of aircraft such as the balloon, airship, glider and finally airplane. Let’s take a look at the milestones of aviation.  Leonardo da Vinci. In his work about the flying mechanisms in 1452-1529; He examined the flight of birds and tried to reveal the relationship between gliding dynamics and their anatomy, arguing that man could not fly without a mechanical vehicle. In this way, he designed a flying machine that resembles a bird.   Designs include helicopters and parachutes similar to today’s vehicles. This was the first attempt of flying in the history of flight.  Age of Balloon For the first time in France, vehicles which are lighter than air were raised to the skies. On June 5, 1783, Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier brothers blew up a…
What is model aircraft?

What is model aircraft?

An aircraft model is unmanned small size aircraft most commonly referred to as a scale model. This is an imaginary or replica of an existing aircraft. The model aircraft are mainly divided into two groups that are: the flying and non-flying. The non-flying models are sometimes referred to as display, static or shelf aircraft models.    The static model  The static model  The static model (those that are not meant to fly), are mostly scaled, built and painted. They can paint the whole models or that that need to be clipped together.  These mostly range from toys to more detailed and highly accurate models that require wide space to build and many hours of work. They are made from white metal or plastic. The static models come in form of kits. This static can be for research uses like the wind tunnel models that are used for testing and developing new models. They can be modeled as a whole or parts only. The static models are not only limited to aircraft but to boats, ships, animals, soldiers, and even houses.   The flying models   The flying models or the Aeromodelling are collective…