Turbocharged engine

Most likely when you hear the word turbocharged engine, you immediately think of the word “quick.” You wouldn’t be wrong either; this particular engine type is known for allowing you to push the pedal all the way to the floor. Do you, however, really understand what a turbocharged engine means and how it operates. This…

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Wind shear Aviation

When the phrase wind shear is used, you might immediately think of something wind-related, but discussing shear in aviation can be more confusing. Having little turbulence when flying is nothing new for a pilot or passenger, but you could have heard the captain say that “the flight is suffering a little wind shear,” which made…

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