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    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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    I hoped in my car and started the 40 minute drive to Laguardia. I had no worries and no idea anything other than a normal flight would occur. I saw a flock of geese think then that it was cool they were so high, but not it feels like a mockery. I finally arrived to the airport, the jets roared over me. I drove to the budget car rental area and returned my Nissan car that I was renting. I felt good to fly to Charlotte. It was frigid, but all I wanted to do was get in the air. I got to the airport…

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    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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    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

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    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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    January 15 ,2009 the morning of my big flight from La Guardia Airport to Charlotte Douglas airport. I woke up this morning getting ready for my flight and said goodbye to my wife and kids.¨Goodbye Kyle and Lindsey I love you!¨ Once I got to Laguardia I sat down at the food market and had breakfast. When my flight was soon to leave I went to the plane and got into the cockpit ready to fly. My Copilot Jeff Skiles boarded the plane and we were ready for takeoff. My passengers and Flight Attendants…

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    Pilot Error

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    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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    Spirit Airlines Supply

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    8). Because Spirit Airlines, Inc. has proven to be successful following their unbundling technique, other airline companies are looking to follow their example. According to Jansen (2015), beginning in 2016, American Airlines will begin to offer a comparable plan similar to Spirit Airlines, Inc., unbundled theory. This is based upon the statistics that indicate, “87% of American’s customers fly with the airline only once per year, but represent half the airline’s revenue” (Jansen, 2015,…

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    Advantages of Transportation Transportation is the motion of people, animals or goods from one place to another. The modes of transport are air, rail, road, water, pipeline, cable and space. The field can be separated into infrastructure, vehicles and operations. Transport is significant because it allows trade between people, which is important for the growth of civilizations. Transport infrastructure is comprised of the fixed installations, which include roads, railways, airways,…

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    Boeing Pros And Cons

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    The Boeing 787 Dreamliner erupted into traditional and technological boundaries. From the exterior to the fiber optic network, a new standard was set. With the new technology come new unforeseen and predictably devastating problems. The aircraft’s communication and data systems work off the same network raising suspicion for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This onboard network integrating aircraft function and passenger entertainment caused the FAA to provide a special condition…

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