LaGuardia Airport

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  • Laguardia Airport Description

    Any one landing in New York City from the LaGuardia Airport, is going to find themselves at East Elmhurst. They will be greeted by single family homes who front lawns are decorated with green grass patches, it is quite the opposite image one would expect to see when landing in New York City. They might be taken aback when they realize they are seeing the Manhattan skyline at a distance from where they are standing, in East Elmhurst. While the skyline views are breathtaking, so is the neighborhood of East Elmhurst where residents are able to live in a suburban like neighborhood while enjoying the amenities of New York City. East Elmhurst is a modest neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City and is situated between the neighborhoods…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life In New York

    I was. As many of my friends began their first day of school began my adventure to New York. Farewells were said and we mosied into the car to drive a short forty-five minutes to Rochester, Minnesota were we would board our flight to Chicago. My first time on a plane wasn’t all peaches and cream. If you have ever experienced O’Hare airport I’m sure you know exactly what I mean. People scamble from terminal to terminal to catch their plane by the respected time and to them you are only an…

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  • Us Airways Flight 1549 Research Paper

    On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549, an Airbus A320, took off from La Guardia with 150 passengers and 5 crew members, bound for Charlotte, NC. Three minutes into flight it struck a flock of Canada geese and lost power in both engines. Air controllers tried to divert the US Airways plane back to La Guardia or a nearby airport in New Jersey. Captain Chesley "Sully'' Sullenberger decided he did could not safely land the plane in either of the airports, and glided the plane into the Hudson. …

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  • Bikers Education Program

    The Center for Justice at Columbia, Rikers Education Program: Men’s Program Manager The Rikers Education Program (REP) is seeking to fill the position of program manager of the men’s programming due to a vacancy left due to the the current program manager relocating to California to enter a doctoral program. This is a full time position starting February 13, 2017. The program manager will report to the Director of Operations and Evaluation. The role of the program manager is to develop,…

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  • Pilot Error

    As I’m sitting at the terminal at LaGuardia International airport in New York City waiting on my flight to Los Angeles. Someone speaks over the intercom, “Attention passengers, the flight to Los Angeles will be delayed for two hours. I apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused.” Thinking to myself, “What the heck, this always happens when I fly.” I’ve already been sitting there for an hour, I decide to get up and stretch my legs. Wandering throughout the terminal passing by…

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  • Diagnosis Phase Essay

    Test #2 Correction Question 2. Diagnosis Phase: When I first read the question, it reminded me of my multivariable calculus first class session where my professor used an example of a plane being landed in windy weather, to teach us a concept of vectors. Initially, I began to picture the scenario of a plane flying under consideration of wind being involved instead of looking at the numbers. Afterward, I drew the free body diagram of how the problem looked as using numbers and direction. Since…

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  • Parachuting-Personal Narrative

    Reflective Essay This past summer -- 2016 – was beautiful, amazing, fantastic, and I completely loved every second of it. I say this because I did a lot of things in this long vacation like, buy shoes and wallets. Speaking of shoes, I wore yellow Adidas originals when I rode the airplane to do a parachuting activity. Meaning I jumped off a plane, which was really scary. We didn’t even plan to go parachuting, it just happened so suddenly. I hadn’t wanted to go, but I am glad that I did it…

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  • Reflective Essay On A Project

    Writing this reflection about the experience of doing the professional project with a team has made me realize that communication is the most vital part in the project not only with clients but also with group members. My group has an important client, which is the Brisbane Airport Corporation. As we all know that Brisbane airport has a strict security system, which means we should accept security check when we enter the inside airport and their staff will follow us wherever we go in the…

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  • Ho Chi Minh City Case Study

    1. Introduction Ho Chi Minh city (HCMC), like most Asian cities such as Bangkok, Jakarta, Taipei, is called motorcycle dependent city. In these cities, transport system is dominated by motorcycle. According to General Statistics Office of Vietnam (2013), the approximate population approximate of HCMC is 7.750.900. HCMC has a total administrative area of 2.095 km2. The average population density is about 3.699 in habitants per square km. HCMC population projected to reach ten million by 2020…

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  • Abandoned Property Case Study

    Abandoned Property? A review of the case International Aircraft Recovery v. U.S. We will discuss the legal issues regarding property ownership, when the original owner has lost, misplaced, or abandoned that property. A particular focus will be to contrast the differences between the laws that regulate federal and private property. The specific concern will be the case of the salvaged TBD-1 Devastator, a rare Navy aircraft recovered 8 miles off the coast of Florida, in 500 feet of water, and…

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