It was during some of the darkest days of the Korean War... an
American C-47 flying for the CIA was ambushed by Chinese
ground-to-air gunners while on a secret mission to pick up a
Chinese spy. An American search team working in rural China has now
turned up what could be remains of the flight crew, 52 years after
their plane went down.
A newly reactivated gyroscope on the International Space Station
today was successfully brought on line for attitude control at 6:20
a.m. CDT. The Control Moment Gyroscope 2 was fully operational at
6,600 revolutions per minute Thursday afternoon after being powered
back on as a result of this week’s spacewalk. Testing
overnight proved its operation adequate for orientation
By ANN Correspondent Kevin O'Brien
No one expects any government agency to be the model of
efficiency. Sometimes a government agency can be effective -- one
thinks of the military -- although usually it's still too wasteful
to be efficient; it's just doing something that had to be done.
"whatever it takes." But of all the government agencies, certainly
the most incompetent, the most stumbling, the most corrupt is the
1970s disaster movie known as the Transportation Security
Organization Responds To Senator's Off-The-Cuff Comments
AOPA quickly responded to a senator's mischaracterization of
general aviation during a hearing last week. Senator John D. "Jay"
Rockefeller (D-WV) called aircraft "killing machines," saying large
corporate aircraft could inflict half the damage seen on September
"The mechanic at Southeast over in St. Pete responded, 'Do not
write it up in the maintenance log.... Do your (turnaround) in
Orlando, pick up the people, fly them down to San Juan (and) the
work will be conducted in San Juan. That way, you're keeping the
integrity of the schedule.'"
Source: Leroy Wunderlich, testifying at a labor
trial involving allegations of unsafe practices against Southeast
Airlines. Wunderlich says, when he refused to fly an aircraft from
Orlando to San Juan because of a nosegear light, he was summarily
forced to resign the next day.
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