Cactus Fly-In, Casa Grande AZ

 
Every year in Arizona is the Cactus Fly-in which is one of the largest events in the city of Casa Grande AZ air show and fly-in, which is always well attended and a huge success. The event seems to be growing every year, much busier this year than last year even though general aviation has suffered due to 9-11. It is events like this that help us promote our general aviation business sector in the United States. Http://www. cactusflyin. org The weather was great this year, not too hot and no rain....
 

So You Want to Get Free Airline Tickets: Should You Choose a Reward or Cash Back Credit Card?

 
If you want to use a reward credit card for getting free airline tickets, you have a choice of choosing a dedicated airline credit card, a travel reward credit card or a cash back credit card. A dedicated airline credit credit card has hefty annual fees and may not be worth it if you are not a very frequent traveller or do not spend enough on your credit card. If you decide to get either a no annual fee travel reward or cash back credit card, how would you decide which is better? This article examines how you should go about making this decision....
 

Airline Security; Stewardesses The Last Line Of Defense!

 
Introduction: It might come as a chock to many people, including the Stewardesses, but the fact remains that in today's Airline Industry, the Stewardess is the last line of defense! In the 11th of September terrorist attacks, on the WTC and Pentagon, the first victims were the Stewardesses. Savagely attacked by the terrorist on their way to the cockpit's and tortured to pressure pilots, to comply with the terrorists demands. More mundane, but daily occurrences in the International Airline Industry, is unruly passengers....
 

Lockheed Loitering Missile Expandable Wing Concept

 
Smart Missiles are expensive, but effective. Efficiency in the the new paradigm of the net-centric warfare will yield results to those who pay attention and do not waste assets. I propose that we add to the wing area of the newest Lockheed Martin Marietta Loitering Missile to allow for maximum loitering time in the battlespace and for possible safe recovery without damage in the event we wish to retrieve this ultra smart munitions due to lack of available targets. At the wing folds out, it will have attached a webbing, which would inflate thru ram air and then close up....
 

Budget Airlines - Cheap Airfares for Flights around Europe can Reduce Your Vacation Costs

 
Here's a good tip to help cut the cost of flying to many European cities and make your dollar go a little bit further. With the current high value of the euro, it has become increasingly expensive for Americans to take a vacation in Europe. Since 2002, the euro currency has appreciated over 45% against the US dollar. By buying cheap flights from budget airlines you can reduce your European travel costs considerably. Rather than getting a direct trans-Atlantic flight to your destination, you can often get a better deal by flying into a hub like London, UK and then using one of the many European 'low-cost' airlines to get around the continent....
 

Preventing Rapid Decompression In Commercial Airliners

 
In Flight Airline Rapid Decompression Breached Window(Airline Safety) Here is a concept worthy of mention about the issues concerning Airline International Terrorists and Guns in the Cockpit and of course Federal Air Marshals. If a gun goes off in a smaller airliner, 737 or 767 then a bullet could penetrate a window and breach the pressurization system. Now if you read science fiction there is this cool Author named Ben Bova and in one of his books return to Mars, which is worth a read since we are getting back some interesting photos now....
 

Airline Fuel Costs Mount

 
The airlines are huge users of fuel. Fuel costs are higher than even the cost of the aircraft. Surcharges are up to the highest point in the history of the airlines along with the fuel costs at an all time record cost. Airline tickets and airlines live and die on their ability to number one fill up planes and number two, manage their fuel costs. Discount Airlines have been able to keep flights full in order to order to cover costs and keep prices low, but are hurt in quarterly earnings every time fuel prices increase....
 

Entering Business Aviation, Part IV: Crafting a Resume

 
There is no "one-size fits all" rйsumй that will guarantee success. In my many years of reviewing pilot and, later, flight attendant rйsumйs I have seen submitted anything from multipage treatises to two paragraph summations. As a private flight attendant, your rйsumй should fall somewhere in between: a one page copy is the preferred length in this industry. 1. Your name 2. Your complete address: house or apartment number, street, city, state, zip and country if applying internationally....
 

Young Men Trying to Imitate the 9-11 Scenario, Part III

 
What caused a teenager to crash an aircraft into the Bank of America Building in Tampa? It makes no sense. Read more in Part III to try to understand the causes involved in this scenario. This young many was not like everyone else, he knew it, and we failed to recognize his value to our society. We now have psychologist studying this act and his life. That is stupid. We are looking into his acne medicine, oh please? That acne may have led to his isolationism with his peer group, but not to this act of flying into a building....
 

Sex in a Cessna, Part III

 
So far we have learned the safety aspect of setting the aircraft up in non-restricted airspace, with auto-pilot and away from other aircraft traffic. Now we will describe sexual positions, which will help you maintain controlled flight without restricting visibility. Remember fly the plane first and worry about the sex second. So here is what we have learned for a re-cap; bring a sex towel, do not throw the sex towel out the window after completion of the mission, use the autopilot, have sufficient altitude and be in a non-restricted area....
 
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