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Business Aviation Networking Notes


The process of finding out about a job, getting interviewed, and eventually receiving an offer for employment starts with networking. By networking I don't mean sending hundreds of copies of your resume unsolicited to H.

Top Ten Secrets to Saving Big Money in the Airline Flights


Do you know that some people travel around the country and abroad, for both business and pleasure, and save bundles of money in the process?They do that by using little known ways of really taking advantage of the most popular form of transportation - airline flights.They don't rely on the ever-famous "airfare price-wars".

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.

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.

Airlines, Price Wars, and Branding


Here are some thoughts on the study of the theory of price wars as they relate to the industries like the Airlines and others. Comments on an article in Harvard Business Review in March-April edition 2000.

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.

General Aviation Manufacturing is in the Tank; Hang On It is Going to Get Worse


Change is a constant, Outsourcing Jobs, Capital flows, Emerging Markets are a given and this includes the Aviation Manufacturing Sector as we watch the current Migration pick up speed.It appears that the technological advantage that we have here in the United States is no longer going to sustain us without further advances.

Hypersonic or Ultrasonic Sound to Disrupt Laser Beam Attack on Commercial Airliners


In large buildings to prevent sound pollution often double paned glass is used with music or flowing air between the panes, this works very well and is sufficient to prevent the noise. Since many commercial airliners have double paned glass already if we are careful to watch the harmonics as to not cause structural problems to the aircraft (remember the Comet), then we propose hypersound or ultrasonic sound within the panes to prevent laser light from entering the cockpit and inhibiting or blinding the pilots.

Airline Fuel Costs Mount


The airlines are huge users of fuel. Fuel costs are higher than even the cost of the aircraft.

Find Cheap Tickets From all the Major Airlines


All of the major airlines are now associated with different web sites allowing for you to find discount airfare and cheap tickets on the internet. One of the reasons the airlines have done this is because so many people now have access to computers and the internet.

Entering Business Aviation, Part I: Types of Aircraft


The jets that people fly in corporate aviation are usually a lot smaller than those found with the airlines. Exceptions to the rule are Boeing's BBJ and Airbus' Corporate Jet, both of which are based on some of the smaller types of aircraft marketed to the airlines.

Entering Business Aviation, Part II: Pay Rates for Flight Attendants


Pay. You know that aviation pays better than commercial, in most cases a lot better, but you aren't sure what the going rate is for a corporate flight attendant.

Entering Business Aviation, Part III: Training Options


Time for some training! So, you are not sure what type of training you will need or how it compares to the commercial side of aviation. For starters, there are some very big differences.

Entering Business Aviation, Part IV: Crafting a Resume


Writing a rsum can be one of the most daunting parts of any job search. Quite frankly, it is one of the most important elements in helping you finding work.

Entering Business Aviation, Part V: Tips on Finding Work


I will not pretend that this is the easiest topic to write about. In fact, my knowledge of how one finds work as a private flight attendant is based chiefly on what others have shared with me.

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Plane talk: Back to the future with the Government's aviation strategy - The Independent

The Independent

Plane talk: Back to the future with the Government's aviation strategy
The Independent
Beyond the Horizon: the Future of UK Aviation celebrates a world beyond the EU: ā€œIn 2016 British airports added new routes to Chile, Costa Rica, Iceland, Iran, Peru, Sri Lanka and the United States,ā€ it says, conveniently not mentioning that there were ...


NASA Just Released Hundreds of Historic Space and Aviation Videos - Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura

NASA Just Released Hundreds of Historic Space and Aviation Videos
Atlas Obscura
Now, thanks to a bunch of archival footage just posted to YouTube, you can see some important moments in space and aviation history for yourself. NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center will post about 500 video clips in all, The Verge reports, but so ...
NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center - YouTubeYouTube
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UK government calls for views on post-Brexit aviation strategy - ATWOnline

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UK government calls for views on post-Brexit aviation strategy
ATWOnline
The UK government is to develop a new aviation strategy for the next three decades to 2050 and beyond, as the country prepares to exit the European Union (EU) (Brexit). ā€œAviation is central to our future prosperity as we leave the EU. As a global ...
Consultations held on plans to shape British future aviation industryXinhua
UK aviation sector eyes post-Brexit futureeuronews
UK Launches Consultation on New Aviation Strategy for Post-Brexit WorldNew York Times
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Why is the Dept of Aviation paying for gun training for unarmed officers? - WGN-TV

WGN-TV

Why is the Dept of Aviation paying for gun training for unarmed officers?
WGN-TV
The Chicago Department of Aviation has been paying for firearms training for its unarmed security force for decades. It's a force that entered the spotlight when video of an aviation officer violently dragging a paying passenger off a United Airlines ...


Governor appoints Jack Kennedy to Virginia Aviation Board - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Governor appoints Jack Kennedy to Virginia Aviation Board
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
The eight member board publicizes and monitors policies and programs of the Virginia Department of Aviation, promulgates regulations necessary to promote and develop safe aviation practices and allocates funds to localities for aviation development.


Ethiopia aims to have strategic cooperation with China on aviation sector: minister - Xinhua

Ethiopia aims to have strategic cooperation with China on aviation sector: minister
Xinhua
ADDIS ABABA, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia aims to have strategic cooperation with China on the aviation sector as the East African nation works to be an African aviation hub, said Ethiopia's transport minister on Saturday. Speaking to Xinhua, Ahmed ...

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Airbus Gets Aviation Industry A Step Closer To The Holy Grail Of Big Data And Plane Connectivity - Forbes

Forbes

Airbus Gets Aviation Industry A Step Closer To The Holy Grail Of Big Data And Plane Connectivity
Forbes
Despite flying taxis, attack drones, and the possibility of a comeback of supersonic transport, this year's Paris Air Show was relatively low key. Aside from the addition to 737MAX family, there were no big new platform announcements to critique or ...

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Travel Scene: Fly-in attracts aviation enthusiasts - Post-Bulletin

Post-Bulletin

Travel Scene: Fly-in attracts aviation enthusiasts
Post-Bulletin
The latest flying machines, including drones, helicopters, flying car concepts and more will be a part of the event. And the latest in aviation innovation will be showcased with new airframes, engines and avionics that will be on display at Aviation ...
Historic Rocket on Display at EAA AirVentureAviation International News
B-29 Superfortress 'Doc' Departs for Oshkosh 2017Aviation Week

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DHS implements first stage of new aviation security measures - The Hill

The Hill

DHS implements first stage of new aviation security measures
The Hill
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said Thursday that it has successfully implemented the first stage of new aviation security measures announced last month by DHS Secretary John Kelly. A DHS official said the first phase of the new measures has ...
DHS Chief: US Tested Prototype Terrorist Bombs Before Implementing New Aviation Security RulesNBCNews.com
DHS Continues Focus on Border Security With Enhanced Aviation Security MeasuresJD Supra (press release)
David Lapan on Twitter: "With enhanced security measures in place, all restrictions on large PEDs announced in March ...Twitter
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Should Rutherford County Schools offer aviation training? - The Daily News Journal

Should Rutherford County Schools offer aviation training?
The Daily News Journal
Aviation training could be launched eventually in Rutherford County Schools if officials agree. Board of Education member Aaron Holladay brought up the idea of introducing aviation studies during a Monday night work session. Aviation classes could ...


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