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AWACS Automated Flight Following System for Nuke Bunker Buster Accuracy


The Aerial Fire Fighting Industry uses a system called AFF Automated Flight Following System. It works from a satellite.

Automated Following Jump System for Paratroopers, AFJS


There are many problems of safety in paratrooper drops. Many times night jumps are done or drops are made into the battlespace under low visibility.

Automated Satellite Following System for UAV Swarms


Much work is being done and the USAF has implemented systems to fly UAVs Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in ah hoc formations like swarms of insects or flock of birds. We cannot quite match evolution and bird flock formations but we are on our way.

Laser Beam Guidance for Oshkosh Air Show


The Federal Aviation Administration is devising a method of alerting pilots who enter a restricted airspace to leave immediately. To do this is will use a laser beam pointed at the aircraft in a certain color.

Airport Noise Reduction


Do you live near an airport and cannot stand the noise? Many of us do. Generally the airport was there before us however.

Secrets to Finding Really Cheap Airline Tickets Online


Knowing where to find really cheap airline tickets is the first step to shopping for the best airfares online but once you've overcome this little hurdle on your race to getting really cheap airline tickets you'll need to know how to book the cheapest airfares.Let's say you've found a great website that offers really cheap airline tickets online - like lastminutetravel.

A Look at Fractional Jet Ownership


We've all experienced it - the commercial flight. After a mad dash to make it to the airport on time, including the hours allotted for getting through security, where you'll have to take off your shoes, empty your pockets, and prove that your laptop is not a bomb, you sit and wait for a couple hours before they decide to start boarding, and give you the privilege of sitting in the cramped seat that you paid a couple hundred dollars for.

Finding Really Cheap Airline Tickets Online


Trying to find really cheap airline tickets can become very frustrating and time consuming but if you know how and where to search you can quickly and easily find airline tickets online.The internet is fast become the best place to find really cheap airline ticket deals.

Finding the Cheapest Airfares


To find the best airfares, it takes a series of actions to be accomplished during the same period of time. Airfare rates change suddenly online, so when you see a price that you are comfortable with, grab it.

Boeing is Really Flying Now


The Boeing Company has completely blown past projections for aircraft sales this month. Before the Annual Paris Air Show the Boeing Company had already made three deals for commercial aircraft of worth over 5 Billion in sales.

17 Ways to Keep Safe and Secure When Flying


Here are 17 ways to keep safe and secure when flying domestic or abroad. Air travelers need to keep a sharp eye and an ever present focus on what's going on around them.

Overcoming Jet Lag


Jet lag can be one of the worst, and certainly one of the most frustrating, aspects of long distance travel. Also called desynchronosis (meaning "out of time"), jet lag occurs when travellers pass through multiple time zones, arriving several hours ahead or behind their "home" time.

Aviation Lawyer: Whether Passenger, Pilot or Owner, You May Need an Aviation Lawyer


If you or a family member has been the victim of an airplane accident, you should find an Aviation Lawyer (Attorney) to help you. It is important to contact an Aviation Lawyer because of the highly specialized nature of Aviation Law.

Mexico to Manufacture Aircraft


It appears Mexico with its 120 million population is considering getting into the lucrative aviation manufacturing sector. Of course this will mean that they must acquire some expertise and some trading partners to sell to once they build these aircraft.

De Ice Boots Preventative Care


If you have de-ice boots on your aircraft you realize that for them to last you will need to keep them in new condition. In days gone buy aviators and aircraft mechanics have used all sorts of things to keep them in mint condition.

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