The evolution of the cockpit

The view inside an old fashioned aircraft cockpit

The cockpit is the control room of an aircraft – everything that happens on a flight is managed from this centre of operations. Artemis Aerospace investigates how cockpit design has changed over the years. We’ve all seen photos of an aircraft cockpit – a bewildering array of lights, switches, panels, buttons, levers and monitors. Cockpit […]

Airport codes: how are they selected?

Have you ever seen the luggage label on your suitcase and wondered how those three letters were chosen? In this article Artemis Aerospace investigates how the codes came about and the history behind some of the more unexpected ones Your suitcase has set off down the conveyor belt sporting a label marked LAX or SYD […]

Five events that changed the aviation industry forever

The long and illustrious history of the aviation industry has been fraught with many trials and tribulations over the years that have tested businesses to their limits and served as a catalyst for change. Here, component supply specialist Artemis Aerospace looks at the events that had a significant impact on the sector and how they have changed aviation forever.

The history of commercial flight – how global travel took off

Flying has become the transport of choice for business travellers and holidaymakers across the globe and is now considered one of the fastest, most convenient and safest forms of long-distance travel. But how did commercial flights go from being exclusively for the wealthy to the mainstream and affordable option it is today? Artemis Aerospace guides […]