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NextGen Helps With Air Traffic Management Concepts And Procedures
2013-07-24 10:05:32

NASA The Federal Aviation Administration estimates that there are approximately 23,000 scheduled takeoffs and landings in the U.S. each day. Behind the scenes, air traffic controllers coordinate and communicate movements to the pilots that ensure safe operations with minimal delays. Even further behind the scenes, at NASA Langley's Air Traffic Operations Laboratory (ATOL), pilots and air traffic controllers have a unique opportunity to improve or develop new air traffic management...

2013-07-23 23:30:18

First Wave Aerospace Advances Export Approvals For Airbus Parts (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Commercial aircraft parts distributor First Wave Aerospace announces qualified Airbus parts are now available with FAA-8130-3 Tags for export. First Wave Aerospace led the clarification effort in its region of a widely misinterpreted impression in the aerospace aftermarket and parts distribution industry that only the Production Approval Holder (PAH) could issue an export airworthiness approval. With...

2013-07-18 23:18:44

Sterns' prior victory in a jury tried case proved defective lap-belt caused death due to extensive internal injuries. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 When Asiana Airlines Flight 214 passengers seek relief from the courts, the going might not be a bumpy ride, thanks to long-time Bay Area aviation attorney, Gerald Sterns, who successfully litigated possibly the first aviation defective seatbelt case in history. "The aviation industry has long known lap-belts are...

2013-06-30 23:02:29

After experiencing all time lows in revenues as a result of the economic downturn in 2008, the airline industry has surged and has once again enjoyed outstanding revenues over the past several years. Flight Attendant's Academy is seeking to meet this heightened demand by publishing "Thank You For Flying," which teaches aspiring flight attendants how to break into and thrive in this exciting profession. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The year 2009 proved to be quite a...

One Step Closer To Using iPads During Takeoff
2013-06-26 15:40:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The FAA and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the UK look ready to lighten the ban against the use of mobile devices in flight. This restriction has been a source of contention for many fliers. Last week, the FAA issued a draft report that could allow the use of mobile devices during taxi, takeoff and landing, doing away with the pleas of the flight attendants to turn off and stow all electronic devices. A few days later, airline...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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