Aeroflot Nord Flight Lists 75 Pax, 6 Crew -- ALL Feared
ANN is receiving early reports of a Russian Boeing 737 crash in
Western Russia.The Aeroflot Nord flight was reported to be enroute
to Perm, from Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, and lost
communications with the local tower at approximately 0310 local
time. Landing was scheduled for 0330.
An amazing spirit slipped away a few weeks ago and we only
became aware of it this weekend... and we did not waste anymore
time in letting you know that one of the best and brightest of our
nation's many heroes has gone west.His name was Ed W. "Too Tall"
Freeman -- an American Hero who was once a Captain, US Army Company
A, 229th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division
Alaska Airlines Reduces Capacity 8 Percent; Trims Work Force 9
Percent To 10 Percent
Alaska Airlines has announced that it is reducing capacity 8
percent compared to a year ago, effective with its winter schedule
starting Nov. 9 and continuing into 2009. As a result, Alaska
Airlines is reducing its work force by 9 percent to 10 percent.
Hurricane Ike delayed the scheduled Friday arrival of a Russian
Progress cargo ship at the International Space Station 220 miles
above Earth. The Progress docking was postponed when the space
station's control room at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston
was closed Thursday because of the approaching storm.
As residents of the Texas coastline flee to safe havens, the Air
Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters continue fly right into the center
of Mother Nature's fury Sept. 12 from Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.
Hurricane Ike made landfall Sept. 13 along the Texas coast near the
city of Galveston and put forth tropical storm force winds
along the Louisiana and Mississippi coastlines.
Who says that the latest in de-ice technology slows an aircraft?
RDD Enterprises, LLC challenges that commonly held belief as they
proudly sponsor Mr. Doug Brunner's Lancair Legacy, affectionately
and aptly named "Hot Wings."
Chandelle is meant to be a forum for original essays, reviews,
photographs, and artwork related, however loosely, to the less
familiar aspects of the history of aviation. It is published 3
times per year on the World Wide Web, by amateurs (in the original
sense of the term) for amateurs, and is made available for private
study without charge.
Natural, silica-rich, homogeneous glasses produced by complete
melting, and dispersed as droplets during terrestrial impact
events. Tektites range in color from black or dark brown to gray or
green and most are spherical in shape. They have been found in four
regional deposits or strewn fields on the Earth's surface: North
America, Czechoslovakia, Ivory Coast and Australasia.
"At a cost of $1 million per mile of coastline to
evacuate, the increased accuracy saves tens of millions of dollars
on every flight."
Source: ...from a story detailing the
efforts of Keesler Air Force Base Hurricane Hunters --
who have been flying nonstop for more than three weeks into
hurricanes Gustav, Hanna and Ike. WC-130J Hercules aircraft, flown
by the Airmen of the 403rd Wing, pass through the eye of Hurricane
Ike every three hours, 24 hours a day, collecting lifesaving data
that is sent directly to the National Hurricane Center in