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    Anderson over the intercom. The pilots finish their checklists and wait for takeoff clearance. “Northern 111, cleared for takeoff, Runway 22L,” the air…

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    Aviation Parts Certification Regulations In order for aviation parts manufacturers, to produce and sell parts for engines or aircraft, not only do they have to be certified to produce parts, but the parts that they produce must be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This process is governed by Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR). According to the FAA Design, Manufacturing, & Airworthiness Division, Electrical & Mechanical Equipment Branch, federal…

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    WHY CAN’T I FLY Dreams like airplanes flanked with wings are designed to fly and soar through the sky. But often times like broken down planes confined to its hangar, theydon’t come true. There are several reasons forthis malaise. However, one or moreof these reasons is responsible for why many dreams are trapped and denied the bliss of soaring in the free skies above. 1. UNWILLINGNESS TO WORK As passengers onboard an airplane are dependent on the pilot to fly them to their destinations, so are…

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    Flight Simulator

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    I. INTRODUCTION (OVERVIEW) Before the pilot use the real cockpit of the real aeroplane, they need to train their skill by using a system called flight simulator. Flight simulator is the system that looks like the real cockpit of the airplane but the truth is, it’s only a fake cockpit that had been designed special for the pilot training. The simulator were designed to help the pilot to test or train their skill in handling the cockpit in every situation that they might face during handling…

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    What do you think happened to Amelia Earhart? Millions of people know the famous aviator, Amelia Earhart. But not so many people know how she died. There are multiple assumptions for what happened to Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan. Her first flight, in 1920 was the start of something huge. She began flying many places, like across the Atlantic to Britain, and from Hawaii to the US Mainland. These flights were the many things that made her famous. Not so long after, she had bigger…

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    Cheez-it Story Cheez-its aren’t allowed in the cafeteria anymore; or on Earth for that matter. I bet you’re wondering why a thing as simple as Cheez-its would be banned from our planet. It started with a small flick... The flying Cheez-it landed in the teacher's eye. The round edges of the Cheez-it wouldn’t have of punctured her eye if it wasn’t flicked so hard. The agonizing pain caused the teacher to scramble out of the door screaming. Sadly, two men were carrying a new mirror for the boys’…

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    Catapults History

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    to the catapult, he is responsible to update the men in green about his fuel tank changing. While in the catapult the pilot must remain completely stopped, so the men can check for any malfunction on the plane or the catapult. There were lots of safety equipment on board a aircraft carrier. Some like extinguishers and tow trucks. These equipments were more important when it can to catapult malfunctions. When an aircraft fails to launch the extinguishers helps put out the the burning aircraft…

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    The popular trend of personally owning and operating a drone has experienced explosive growth by hobbyists. Although this is an exciting new technology made available to private individuals, there are Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) laws already in existence for flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). In addition, state, city and county legislatures are regularly adapting new laws. The violation of these laws may result in criminal charges. Mandatory Registration of Hobby Drones Although…

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    crash a lot. For instance, in the article “The Drones Come Home” on page 7, John Horgan suggests the possible security risks domestic drones present, and supports the reasons through statistics. Horgan points out that “Since 2001, according to the Air Force, its three main UAVs -- the Predator, Global Hawk, and Reaper -- have been involved in at least 120 "mishaps," 76 of which destroyed the drone (Horgan 7). This statement made by the Horgan proves how uncontrollable drones are, even when…

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    regulated to prevent air crashes and any sort of inconvenience. However some cases of false licenses of fake identity put more attention on the fact that every fields include fragilities. Thomas Salme was a Swedish maintenance engineer who became a Boeing 737 pilot by flying a few nights in a flight simulator and printing a fake airliner pilot license. Amazingly enough, he flew passengers for thirteen years without any incidents. He had accumulated 10,000 unlicensed hours in the air. He was…

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