Police are investigating whether a man found dead on a west London street was a ¬†stowaway who fell from a plane. No-one saw the body fall from the sky on to Portman Avenue. It is not the first incident of this kind on the Heathrow flightpath.¬† Dr Stephen Veronneau, of the US Federal Aviation Administration, has identified 96 individuals around the world who have tried to travel in plane wheel wells since 1947. The incidents happened on 85 flights. Veronneau is working on the assumption that the Mortlake fatality was a stowaway. Of these, more than three-quarters have proved fatal.
This article answers following questions : Just how often does this happen and what are the riks?
La empresa alemana Strate, especializada en la limpieza y reposici√≥n de pintura de las pistas de los aeropuertos, desembarca en Espa√Īa de la mano de la consultora aeron√°utica Icarum. La principal ventaja del sistema de Strate es que no da√Īa el pavimento. De hecho, se trata de unas m√°quinas que eliminan el caucho con agua a presi√≥n, con un sistema dise√Īado por el propio fundador de la compa√Ī√≠a, Reinhard Strate, que consiste en un veh√≠culo de agua a alta presi√≥n, con una bomba de 450 kw, y un caudal de 90 l/minuto, que expulsa el agua a una presi√≥n regulable de entre 1.000 y 2.800 bar…
Airports often place their blast fences at the beginnings of runways, especially when roadways or structures are adjacent. Airports that are in dense urban areas often have blast fences between taxiways and airport borders. Jet blast deflectors usually direct exhaust gases upward.[ However, a low-pressure zone can form behind the blast fence, causing ambient air and debris to be drawn upward with the jet exhaust, and hot, toxic gases to circulate behind the blast fence. But in St Marteen does not want to use it , the tourist attraction of this airport cab be very dangerous as can be seen in this footage.
The Nationnal Luchtvaart-Themapark or simply Aviodrome , located in Lalystad, Netherlands is quite a long leap from being an average european air-show. A unique combination of permanent air festival, aerospace museum and family theme park. A visit is really worthwhile but if you can not go, then do not miss this 57 slides show.
The history of medical standards in civil aviation dates back to just after World War I when the International Commission on Air Navigation (ICAN) was established following the Paris Air Convention of 1919. The medical handbook part of this document is not a text on aviation medicine, it is merely an introduction to the subject [...]
The Israeli army is supplying aviators and special operations forces a caffeine-charged chewing gum that dramatically enhances their ability to cope with fatigue on long missions, the Yediot Aharonot daily reported. The “Stay Alert Gum“, a food supplement, was developed by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in conjunction with the Wrigley’s company, as [...]
Los Centro de D√≠a para Mayores son centros que, durante el d√≠a, ofrecen atenci√≥n a las personas mayores aut√≥nomas o¬† afectadas por diferentes grados de dependencia. Sus objetivos son: Mejorar la calidad de vida de sus usuarios. Promover la capacidad de participaci√≥n, potenciando las relaciones interpersonales. Mejorar la integraci√≥n social, favorecer la autonom√≠a personal y [...]