What’s “dorsal fin”?

[Ref Youtube] The more powerful the engine, the bigger the fin and rudder are needed to counteract the aerodynamic force during engine failure situation. However, the bigger and higher fin may be oversize and cannot be fitted into a hanger. Therefore, manufacture can use the dorsal fin. Dorsal fin doesn’t intersect straight into the airframe, […]

Aircraft Identification from exterior

[Ref Internet, airlinerspotter.com] This is an article to help myself and share how can we distinguish different type of aircraft. Actually, we can identify by the features in different part. Firstly, we should know that there are two major aircraft manufacturers dominating the civil aviation industry, at least, you should have heard 1) Airbus and […]