Posts Tagged flying

Guiding Aircraft Safely on the Ground

Guiding Aircraft Safely on the Ground

You probably seen them at the airport.  Ground handlers waving orange wands signaling to the plane.  This “aircraft marshaling” is a technique used by ground crews to communicate with the pilots when they are maneuvering on the ramp. Depending upon the size of the plane and the […]

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The Causes of High Cholesterol

By John D. Edwards One of the major health issues that people of all walks of life seem to be facing is high cholesterol. Understanding what the causes are can really be helpful for those that are dealing with the issue, and for those that are looking […]

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Thunderstorm Avoidance, How Commercial Airline Pilots Are Able to Avoid Them

Thunderstorm Avoidance, How Commercial Airline Pilots Are Able to Avoid Them

By Jeff Aafedt How airlines and pilots navigate around thunderstorms is one of the most frequently asked questions I hear from anxious and fearful flyers, especially if you cannot see them at night or in the clouds. There are several valuable re-sources that provide the tools necessary to […]

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Icelands Eyjafjallajökull Volcano

Icelands Eyjafjallajökull Volcano

Flying across the North Atlantic always requires extra planning and coordination.  From having to deal with customs, differing airspace rules, and ensuring that there are multiple contingencies to ensure the safety of aircraft and its occupants. The Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajökull, has made flight planning for these trips […]

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