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A Magazine With History
My admiration for AERO Magazine became clear in different times of my life. Still being a teenager, I studied in Brazil, in Sao Paulo interior, and every day passed in front of Jundiai airport. I saw aircrafts landing and taking off while deciding be
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From The Beginning Until 1910
It is not easy to detail which was the first flight experience of mankind. However, there ae records that in 1783, passengers have made experimental ascensions in the hot air balloon of brothers Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier, paper manufacturers in
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In a time when few cities had unobstructed and suitable areas, a good alternative was taking off and landing on the water. In February 1911, Glenn Curtiss, a builder, introduces a version of its Model D equipped with floats, which wascapable to opera
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Leader of the Fascist Party since 1929, and member of the “Black Shirts” group, the aviator and future Air Marshall, Italo Balbo was a great propagandist of Mussolini’s government. In early 1931, at the helm of a squadron of 12 Savoia-Marchetti S.55s
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In December 1941, Would War II, has become a bloodshed in Europe and tension between the United States and Japan was increasing every day. In spite of this, air surveillance around Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii – with the Pacific US naval force,
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1951 - 1960
At the start of 1950s, was evident that the area of Santos Dumont Airport didn t had space to meet the crescent demand from the city of Rio de Janeiro. A solution found was to build (at the same time it was decided to built in the Galeão Air Base, wh
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Born in 1892, Donald Wills Douglas was one of the pioneers of American aviation. In 1920, he created the Davis-Douglas Company that has manufactured a single aircraft: The Cloudster – a long-range biplane single-engine aircraft, the first one to have
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1961 - 1970
In the hottest years of Cold War, some American and Soviet bombers permanently remained alert in the air, already loaded with atomic weapons, to response to a surprise attack. In January 1961, an American B-52 suffered a structural failure and disint
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1971 - 1980
The Americans dominated the media with their series of landings on the Moon when, in April 1971, the Soviets announced a less attractive feat. They had placed in orbit the Salyut 1, an orbital station of 19 tons and a living space of 90 cubic meters.
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Space Shuttle construction has begun in 1977, and has involved several companies: The orbital craft was ordered to North American Rockwell, the auxiliary rockets to Morton Thiokol and the giant external fuel tank was in charge of Martin Marietta. Aft
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“If you want to know how much it costs, you don’t have money to have one”. The phrase is old and applies to many things, among jets high operating costs. In the early 1990, Pilatus Aircraft, a Swiss company was in search of a way of increasing the qu
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After 2001
Created by a group that operated bus companies, in January 2001.came to sight Gol Linhas Aéreas, benefitted by the concession of slots in Rio-Sao Paulo air shuttle. It has presented in the market as a low-cost airline in Brazil. Among the novelties,
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Over The Andes
However experienced a pilot may be, flights to different places and with high degree of complexity always cause a certain anxiety, since we want everything to occur in the best possible way. Leaving our comfort zone and the places where we are used t
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Many Promises, Little Novelties
This year edition of Heli-Expo was the first one in Atlanta, one of the United States’ largest cities. The fair demands nearly 90,000 square meters of exhibition area to house over 700 exhibitors with an average of 60 helicopters exhibited in the con
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Is It Worth To Buy An Old Aircraft?
Aircrafts are long durability goods. In Latin America the fleet of certified aircrafts in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, continues to be present in the everyday life of operations, meeting a wider spectra of activities in relation to that proposed by t
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Birds And The Flight
“To study the anatomy of bird wings together with the pectoral muscles, which move them”, recorded Leonardo on his notebook. “To do the same with man, to demonstrate the possibility of him being able to sustain himself on the air by beating wings”. D
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Dilemma Between Pilot And Machine
An automatic device is at the center of the debate about the new Boeing’s aircraft family after two fatal accidents in less than six months. As is well known, the 737 MAX version was given improvements in relation to the Next Generation, which has ge
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What Precautions Shall I Take When Entering And Exiting A Helicopter?
Contrarily to aircrafts, helicopters allow passenger boarding and unboarding at helipads with the engine on and the main rotor blades rotating. There are discussions about whether this procedure is safe or not; but what has to be understood here is w
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Air Fun
This year, Sun ‘n Fun, the traditional aeronautical meeting in Lakeland, Florida, has commemorated 45 years of existence with a series of actions and many exhibited novelties, as well as a significant change of name. The traditional Aerospace Center
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Air Defense
The 2019 edition of LAAD Defense and Security, which again has occurred in Riocentro convention center in Rio de Janeiro, has attracted over 450 domestic and international exhibitors from the defense and public security sectors. The proposal of the e
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Cutting The Engines
The Japanese company All Nippon Airways (ANA) officially has become the last operator of Airbus giant four-engine aircraft, the A380, which will be discontinued from 2021. ANA received its first A380, out of three, in a special ceremony in Toulouse,
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The Navigation Of The 737 Max
Two accidents in less than six months with the death of 346 people have determined the suspension of flights of the new generation of the most popular aircraft family of all times. In a chain effect, authorities throughout the world temporarily restr
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Pilots Report Anomalies
American pilots that pilot the Boeing 737 MAX formally recorded anomalies in the aircraft behavior during the flight under a series of situations. No one of the reports behaviors was expected by the aircraft manuals. In one of the reports a pilot sta
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Brazil’s Largest Rescue Force
A dense reddish brown layer causes a wound in the heart of the town, making a huge trail of destruction. Seeing through the Squirrel windshield, the air view of the small Brumadinho, in the metropolitan area of Belo Horizonte is distressing. The unli
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The Uncertainties Of Embraer
Since it was made public, in July last year, the agreement between Boeing and Embraer for the creation of a joint venture for the manufacturing and marketing of commercial aircrafts for regional flights underwent several atypical situations in and up
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After a period marked by the entry into service of remotorized models, which have dominated the aeronautical industry over the last five years in the regular aviation market, and some setbacks, a series of novelties is coming to view in the horizon o
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Do You Fly Safely?
You and your aircraft are flying safely? The question may seem impertinent, but should be asked for reflection of who flies. A professional pilot, flying for a commercial aviation regular airline, (that s ells tickets), is continuously exercising ski
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Bandeirante, The Wild Explorer
There are dozens, if not hundreds, of stories of renowned aircrafts conceived and produced. Some of them are iconic, like the Ju-87 Stuka, a true symbol of the Nazi blitzkrieg, or the B-52 Stratofortress, obscure legend of the Cold War. Other revolut
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Purchase And Sale Of Aircrafts
The circumstances of 2019 seem to be more favorable for the fly and the aircraft purchase and sale market is reviving. In this scenario, we have prepared our already traditional Buyer´s Guide with certified aircrafts for sale in the leading markets o
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