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Author: Scott A. Thompson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: flight, inspection, faa, story, check
Number of Pages: 130
Published: 1990-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788147285
ISBN-13: 9780788147289

This is a history of flight inspection from 1926 to 1990. Flight inspection is provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ensure that the National Airspace System is the safest and most reliable system in the world. Flight inspection is a term used to define electronic airborne flight checks (quality assurance) of airway navigational ground-based radio aids and space-based satellites assuring their accuracy and performance. Under Public Law, the FAA is responsible for accomplishing these checks. The FAA performs flight inspection services in over 50 countries. Over 100 photos. Bi

Author: Arco
Publisher: Arco
Keywords: tests, military, aptitude, flight, master, peterson’s
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2004-10-17
ISBN-10: 076891700X
ISBN-13: 9780768917000

Admission to the military’s flight training programs is very competitive. To qualify for a flight training program, candidates must earn a qualifying score on the test that pertains to their chosen branch. Military Flight Aptitude Tests provides the guidance and test preparation to qualify for military flight training with an in-depth review of each question type. Details are included about career opportunities as military pilots, flight officers, and pilots as well as information on becoming an officer. Information is also provided on each of the flight training programs: Air Force, Coa

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: years, thirty, first, flight, space
Number of Pages: 39
Published: 1993-05-01
ISBN-10: 1568062893
ISBN-13: 9781568062891

A history of space flight, with details of each flight and the astronauts in the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab and Space Shuttle Missions. Numerous black and white photos.

Author: Susan Fleming
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: commercial, delays, cancellations, flights, scheduling, crew, aviation, impact, airline
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2009-03-01
ISBN-10: 1437910181
ISBN-13: 9781437910186

Since 1998, the number of flight delays and cancellations has increased 62% nationwide, while the number of scheduled flight operations has increased about 38%. Airlines reported that the majority of flight delays were caused by a previous aircraft arriving late; the national aviation system, affected by circumstances such as congestion or bad weather; and air carrier problems associated with how the airline schedules its flight crews. This report addresses the following questions: (1) How do airlines schedule flight crews? (2) To what extent, if any, does crew scheduling contribute to flight

Author: Richard L. Skinner
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: passengers, aboard, northwest, flight, suspicious, handling, department, homeland, securitys, review
Number of Pages: 51
Published: 2009-08
ISBN-10: 1437915280
ISBN-13: 9781437915280

Presents the results of a review of DHSżs handling of suspicious passengers and activities aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 327 from Detroit to L.A. on June 29, 2004. On this flight, 13 Middle Eastern men behaved in a suspicious manner that aroused the attention and concern of the flight attendants, passengers, air marshals, and pilots. The objectives of this review were to: (1) determine the specific circumstances relating to Flight 327, including DHSżs handling of the suspicious passengers before boarding, during flight, and after the plane landed; and (2) identify any lessons learned as a

Author: John H. Anderson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: flight, initiatives, challenges, remain, free, implemented, airspace, system, faa, national
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788179144
ISBN-13: 9780788179143

The FAA undertook a multibillion-dollar modernization effort in 1981, but it has experienced serious delays. To get the modernization effort back on track, the FAA -- in consultation with the aviation community -- is developing a phased approach to modernization, including a new way of managing air traffic known as "free flight." This report reviews: (1) the status of the FAA's efforts to implement free flight, including a planned operational demonstration formerly known as Flight 2000; and (2) the views of the aviation community and FAA on the challenges that must be met to implement free fli

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: flight, nimitz, guam, august, hl7468, air, terrain, korean, controlled, boeing
Number of Pages: 226
ISBN-10: 1428996222
ISBN-13: 9781428996229
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