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  • Decline Of General Aviation

    The Decline of General Aviation Airports The Rise of General Aviation In the early days of aviation, aviators were limited to flying during daylight hours, in near ideal weather conditions. Early pilots were not regulated as they are today, and would take off and land their aircraft in any flat open area, often a farmer’s grassy field, which allowed them to choose their direction relative to the prevailing winds. As aviation grew, pilots began to congregate in common areas, which allowed for ease of fueling, maintenance, and the telling of the occasional lies, giving birth to the airport. As airports were established, runways evolved from the high drag of the grass runway, to runways of hard dirt and even gravel. The term “General Aviation”…

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  • Major General Curtis E. Lemay In American Aviation

    World War II was the event that incited a revolutionary period in airpower. American aviation more than proved its worth in the victories over both the European and Pacific theatre. A powerful airpower wouldn’t be possible much less successful without unyielding leadership. Powerful men, who refused to stay within the boundaries given to them by the Army or Washington itself. One such man was Major General Curtis E. LeMay. During his period leading the XXI bombing command proceeding General…

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  • Global Aviation Essay

    future of global aviation, and making the aviation industry more competitive, increasing profitability and reviewing sustainability. It is important because the aviation industry has seemed to have times of success, but also times of struggle. The problem is best summarized by “Mr Bisignani said that the time had come to chart a long-term strategy for the industry to break out of its constant cycle of 'feast and famine ' which had caused it to lose some US$50 billion in the 2001-2010 decade”…

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  • Flight 3407 Case Study

    Fatigue has been linked to well over two hundred and fifty fatalities reported by major air carriers, not including general or experimental aviation according to the FAA. There is no doubt that fatigue played a major role in the crash of Bombardier DHC-8-400 operated by Colgan Air, Inc. the NTSB started aircraft accident report 10-01 in early February 2009. Bombardier DHC-8-400 tail number N200WQ flight 3407 was approaching Buffalo-Niagara International Airport. During the instrument approach,…

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  • Is The General Will Always Right Analysis

    2400 Zhiyuan Li Is the general will always right? In November 2014, China released a draft amendment to its Criminal Law, including exempting nine crimes from the death penalty. However, a considerable number of people almost immediately expressed their strong disagreement on lightening punishment for those crimes and asked for the most severe punishment instead. If we regard reducing death penalty crimes as the general will, or what is best for the whole society, the opponents might therefore…

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  • Singapore Airlines Case Study

    seems to have been a shift in consumer preferences away from premium types of travel to the low cost travel formats, as evidenced by the huge increase in the number of low cost carriers • Technological: Technological developments have had a huge impact on Singapore Airlines. The carrier has one of the youngest fleets in the industry, and prides itself on being the first to adopt new innovations, such as headsets, reclining seats and seatback entertainment systems (Singapore airlines, 2014). •…

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  • Flight 1502

    belted in the seat. He was able to release himself from the seat allowing his parachute to deploy and ultimately survive the crash. The emergency responders found the copilot deceased and still restrained in his seat inside the wreckage of the cockpit. Crash Analysis At first glance, it is tempting to pin the crash of the SS2 solely on the premature unlocking of the feather lock/unlock system by the copilot. However, the reality is that several active failures, coupled with latent errors, set…

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  • Crew Fatigue In Aviation

    exhaustion. The aptness of each flight crew entangles both cargo and passengers operators alike, the Board members of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the pilots it regulates. A secondary audience would include the general flying public. This paper raises the subsequent inquiry: What impact does crew fatigue place on the aviation industry in terms of safety as well as cost? Then, what course of action can we take to improve safety and shrink costs associated with…

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  • Federal Aviation Administration (Part 14 CRF)

    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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  • Glass Ceiling Theory In The Military

    There is no doubt that there exist institutional and individual bias in promotion board process.” In order to have an increase in blacks as general officers, would be to (1) make the promotion board more transparent, allowing the members to understand the promotion criteria in which the board members base their selection on. (2) remove any indication of the officers assign branch/job and (3) remove the members’ Army official photo. These changes here could drastically change the out come of the…

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