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2013-07-01 23:04:46

Air Trek, one of the Nation’s oldest Air Ambulance services, is pleased to announce that its President/CEO and Chief Pilot, Wayne A. Carr, has received the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Pilot Safety Award for the year of 2012. Wayne received the award for operating business aircraft for a total of 19,000 or more consecutive hours without an accident involving damage to property or injury to persons. Punta Gorda, FL (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 The Airline Transport Pilot...

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...

2013-06-17 23:18:42

The makers of the MEEP pad, a kid-friendly tablet, speak out on the benefits of tablets for traveling kids. Tualatin, OR (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 MEEP Pad is an educational and entertaining way for kids to learn and develop. With robust parental controls and plenty of games to discover, the device has become a favorite among both parents and children. Now, the makers of the tablet are speaking out on a new article that explains how using tablets such as the MEEP can help to make travel more...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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