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2010-09-16 02:00:00

HONOLULU, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing 747-400 cargo airplane that crashed near Dubai airport on September 3rd might have landed safely if the airplane had been equipped with emergency vision technology that permits pilots to see under conditions of unstoppable blinding smoke.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.