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Helicopter Paros – Koufonissi

By | July 29th, 2017|Χωρίς κατηγορία|

Koufonisia consist of two small islands, Pano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi. All beaches in Koufonisia have exotic water and soft sand. In the 80s and 90s, Koufonisia served as a secret hideaway for off-beat yet sophisticated Greeks and visitors whose knowledge exceeded the content featured in travel guides of the time. Nowadays Koufonisia is [...]

Interesting facts about Helicopters

By | July 18th, 2017|Concepts, Helicopters, Helicopters Paros|

The helicopter is unique in that it is able to take off and land vertically; it is also capable of hovering, flying forward, backward, and laterally. The idea of vertical flight has existed since 400BC, when Chinese toys made of bamboo mimicked the flight of modern day helicopters. In the 1480s Leonardo da Vinci [...]

History of the Helicopter from Concept to Modern Day

By | June 12th, 2017|Helicopters|

While Igor Sikorsky is undoubtedly the father of the modern helicopter, the history of the helicopter is said by many to have started with an ingenious drawing by 15th century painter and inventor, Leonardo da Vinci. Called the ornithopter flying machine, da Vinci’s 1488 design was never built, but it is said to have [...]

How to Become a Pilot

By | May 25th, 2017|Helicopters Paros|

Pilots fly aircraft like planes and helicopters. Professional pilots may work for airlines transporting people, for shipping companies transporting goods, or for police departments, fire departments, and other rescue organizations assisting with emergencies. To fly a plane or helicopter, pilots must know how to use the controls of the aircraft they are flying, read [...]

Paros Island – The Land of Activities

By | May 10th, 2017|Helicopters Paros, Paros|

Paros Island, a pearl of Cyclades in the very heart of Aegean, welcomes all the visitors to enjoy its unique natural beauty. The island is blessed with many beaches offering golden sand and crystal clear turquoise water. Paros is an island, not only of relaxation, but of the action as well. Diversity activities, depending [...]

Top 10 Most Expensive Commercial Helicopters

By | April 10th, 2017|Helicopters, Landscapes|

When you really think about it, there really shouldn’t be any contest between airplanes and helicopters. After all, airplanes are significantly faster, have lower fuel consumption, and possess proportionally larger passenger and cargo capacity. In saying that, however, one must recognize the inherent advantages of helicopters as well, with the most apparent being [...]

Around Cyclades

By | March 24th, 2017|Landscapes, Paros|

The Cyclades, south of Greece, are considered some of the most beautiful islands in the world. These are the classic Greek islands of countless posters, films and postcards: White-washed villages, sugar-cube houses, blue domed churches, these islands are often the repositories of most of Greece’s best preserved island traditions and deserve their iconic status. The Cyclades got their name [...]

Family Churches in Paros, An Everlasting Tradition

By | February 23rd, 2017|Landscapes, Paros|

The island of Paros, one of the gems of Cyclades, that is famous for its natural beauties, the picturesque villages, the food and its night life, is also an asset to the religious touristic industry of Greece, since it is widely known as the island of the Panagia Ekatontapyliani church and the various monasteries that [...]