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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.