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New Addition To NASA Aeronautics Book Series - Breaking the Mishap Chain
2012-05-13 04:55:13

The latest offering in the NASA Aeronautics Book Series, "Breaking the Mishap Chain," will debut at the 83rd annual Aerospace Medical Association conference May 13 -17, 2012, at the Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, Ga.

2011-08-22 07:00:00

Recent research by the FAA concludes that commercial pilots should be seriously concerned about the effects of diabetes, hypertension and coronary health on their ability to fly safely.

2008-09-09 00:00:19

By AJ Panian An elderly Pittsburgh man killed in a plane crash in Westmoreland County did not have the federally required medical certification needed to fly a plane, according to licensing records.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.