In this unique time-lapse video created from thousands of individual frames, photographers Scott Andrews, Stan Jirman and Philip Scott Andrews condense six weeks of painstaking work into¬†3 minutes, 52 seconds.The action starts in the hangar-like Orbiter Processing Facility at NASA‚Äôs Kennedy Space Center, where Discovery has been outfitted for its STS-131 mission.This is the stuff you¬†never see as can be seen here. ¬°Enjoy it¬°
An electronic cigarette, e-cigarette or vaporizer cigarette, is a battery-powered device that provides inhaled doses of nicotine or non-nicotine vaporized solution. It is an alternative to smoked tobacco products, and is being used since several years ago to help to smoke quitters . According to a letter of Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood , the use on airplanes is now prohibited and the Department of Transportation is about to issue an official ban this coming spring. But controversy arises because of different types of e-cigs, not every affecting to second hand smokers.
The Northrop Grumman X-47B is a demonstration Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle. The X-47 began as part of DARPA’s J-UCAS program, and is now part of the United States Navy’s UCAS-D (Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration) program to create a carrier-based unmanned aircraft. With a range over 3000 Km and none on board is expected to [...]
This article published at last issue of Aerosafety Wordl October 2011 briefs the BALPA 2010 survey about pilot lifestyle. Of the many findings suggested by this research, some regarding to roster and economic factors contibuting to pilot commuting time and stress are worthwhile. More than 73% of respondents said they had felt unduly stressed at [...]
When an Emirates Airbus-380 from Dubai came in for landing at Heathrow Airport on a recent stormy night in London, it was struck by a giant bolt of lightning. The event was caught on camera, giving the world a rare glimpse of what’s actually a common occurrence. Planes may even cause most incidents, but they [...]