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Downed Pilots Hibernating From the Enemy


When we watch Oliver North's "War Stories" or the "Wings Discovery Channel" we often see the problematic issues with downed pilots trying to evade the enemy. They have limited if any food supply and lots of people looking for them.

New Airbus A-380 Beats Out 747


The A-380 has beat out the Boeing 747 as a target by International Terrorists. The A-380 will become the largest passenger jet in the world holding the largest number of passengers.

Travel Tips For Getting Through the Airport Easier and Quicker


Traveling is different now than it was before 9/11. Arriving at the airport even earlier than before, standing in line longer while waiting to pass through security, having luggage x-rayed, and being pulled aside for random security checks make the time it takes to travel more lengthy than it used to be.

Airline Travel Lingo! Does The Language Need An Interpreter?


With airline travel increasing in record numbers, more people are experiencing the frustration of understanding the airlines industry language, and leaving them feeling that they need an interpreter for the travel information they're receiving from the airline industry!It seems that air companies think that every individual that flies should have to understand all that travel Jargon they place on their flight reservations, and maybe it's about time we figure out what they're talking about, because it's costing you money and valuable time!Once you learn all the airlines travel terms, you won't be dependent on your local travel agent anymore, and he/she won't be able to collect all the wonderful service fees from you for being your traveling interpreter.The price of your travel flight is based on many intricate components that the airlines reservations department implement, not to purposely confuse you, but to formulate their airfares and determine what they need to charge each passenger for all flights taken.

Group Check-in At Airports


Plan Ahead For A Smooth Check-in and FlightWhen traveling with a group through a major airport, here are some tips to help things go smoothly while reducing your personal stress level:1. Resist the temptation to hold on to everyone's tickets until they get in line at the terminal.

Diamond Twinstar


Probably one of the coolest experimental aircraft twin-engine aircraft is the Diamond DA 42 Twinstar. The Twinstar is propelled by twin diesel engines which burn Jet A or even conventional diesel fuel.

Flying VS Driving


When fuel costs are so high, people favor flying to driving. If the distance to be traveled is over 500 miles it often makes sense to fly.

A380 Bathrooms


Bathroom seat with a view; That's right! The all-new A-380 is trying to make air-travel fun again, with a bathroom with a view. But Airbus is not the only commercial aircraft company, which has their shit together.

Helicopters Outfitted With Airbags


You know those airbags in your car? Did you know they are very similar in nature to the airbags deployment system used to crash land the Mars rover on the surface of Mars? Did you know that one company is making external airbags for helicopters and rotorcraft? It's all true. There are critical altitudes for helicopters incase of engine failure, altitudes that if the engine quits the helicopter will come crashing to the ground.

What Causes Jet Lag?


Jet lag is a common sleep disorder suffered by many millions of travelers every day, whether traveling on business or for pleasure. In one recent survey of international business travelers, seventy four percent of those questioned said that they suffered frequently from jet lag.

Do Jet Lag Diets Work?


Anti jet lag diets have been around for some time now, but do they work?Perhaps the best know anti jet lag diet is the Argonne Diet, developed at the Argonne National Laboratory in 1982. Over the years thousands of people have downloaded copies of this diet online and it is reputed to have been used by an impressive list of people including the late President Ronald Regan, the US Secret Service, the CIA and the US Army and Navy.

Budget Airlines - Cheap Airfares for Flights around Europe can Reduce Your Vacation Costs


Here's a good tip to help cut the cost of flying to many European cities and make your dollar go a little bit further.With the current high value of the euro, it has become increasingly expensive for Americans to take a vacation in Europe.

How to Save on Airfare


The Internet has provided a revolution in the way people shop for airfares. What used to be the province only of connected travel agents is now the province of every Internet connected traveler.

Several Facts to Obtaining Cheap Airfares


AirfaresNeed a vacation but dont want to stay around town? Want to go somewhere exotic, somewhere different? Want to fly but worried about the airfare? Sourcing the cheapest airfare available has been made easier with competition growing between travel agencies as people realize that a vacation need not be all that expensive. Airfare can be a hindrance to the best of vacation plans but it need not be.

Inflatable Aircraft Wing Camber Modification


Every aircraft is a compromise. It is either built to fly fast or slow to land in tight distances and carry more weight.

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Aviation industry urged to hire more women as staff shortages loom
Reuters
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - Executives from top aerospace and aviation companies called on Thursday for stepped-up efforts to attract more women, saying this could help solve looming shortages of pilots, mechanics and top managers in the ...

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Boeing wins commitment from Novus Aviation for aircraft with a list price of $1.44 billion
MarketWatch
The Boeing Co. BA, -0.31% said Thursday it has secured commitments from Dubai-based aircraft lessor Novus Aviation Capital for up to four 777-300 ERs (extended range) with a list price of $1.44 billion. Novus has an aircraft portfolio under management ...



EFSC Showcases Aviation Program at Open House
Eastern Florida State College
This open house will allow attendees to tour the Aviation Center, meet with faculty and apply on-site with assistance. Those interested can also find out more about the Airframe and Power Plant program, which is a financial aid- eligible program at EFSC.



Chicago Sun-Times

Jamie Rhee confirmed — and embraced — as $275000-a-year aviation commissioner
Chicago Sun-Times
It was supposed to be — and was — a City Council confirmation hearing for Chicago's newly-appointed aviation commissioner. But when it was over, Jamie Rhee joked that it was more like attending her own funeral and having the pleasure of hearing the ...

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Zacks.com

GE Extends Partnership With Teradata for Aviation Products
Zacks.com
Per the deal, GE Aviation will serve as the sole provider of Teradata products and services for commercial aviation markets. Notably, GE Aviation will offer airlines with a single framework, which combines analytics in the cloud from Teradata with its ...

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FOX31 Denver

New aviation attraction debuts at Centennial Airport | FOX31 Denver
FOX31 Denver
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The 19000 square-foot Boeing Blue Sky Aviation Gallery will soon open at Centennial Airport. The exhibit is just the first of three galleries ...
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Flightglobal

FARNBOROUGH: Women in Aviation to host networking event for school girls
Flightglobal
Young attendees, aged between 11 and 14, are encouraged to take part in some interactive sessions, says WAI UK, and hear from an influential line up of speakers in a variety of aviation sectors, led by Dr Shini Somara, a leading science, tech and ...



Economic Times

Optimistic on aviation sector despite rising fuel prices and tax regimes: Naresh Goyal
Economic Times
"Despite the headwinds posed by the high Brent crude prices, and the longer term challenges of escalating airport levies, surcharges and taxation, I am quite optimistic about the prospect of aviation in India," Goyal said in the airline's annual report ...



News Of Business Aviation Promotions, Appointments And Honors
Aviation Week
Aviation Technical Services, Everett, Washington, announced that Debbie Chandler has become senior director of sales. She was director of sales for Triumph Product Support Group. Bangor International Airport, Bangor, Maine, has named Aimee Thibodeau ...



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Full throttle fun for kids and teens at The Aviation Roundup this fall
KRNV My News 4
Carson Valley's premier airshow, the 2018 Aviation Roundup will host the U.S. Navy Blue Angels October 13 and 14 at the Minden-Tahoe Airport in Minden, Nevada. The event, now in its fifth year, is an action-packed, family friendly event featuring air ...


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