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A-10 Thunderbolt Gets Thumbs Up (Popularity: )
During a ceremony in Langley Air Force Base, Vancouver, the precision engagement modified A-10C Thunderbolt II received its Initial Operational Capability last Aug. 21. "The A-10C has received its most significant modifications in its 30-year history", said Lt. Col. Ralph Hansen, chief of A-10 requirements for Air Combat Command. The modifications, give the A-10C pilots better battlefield capabilities. The now digital A-10C upgrades include: the "hands-on-throttle and stick," which allows the pilot to ...

Flying From Southampton (Popularity: )
For those of us who live some distance from London, making our way to one of the major London airports in order to catch a flight is not much fun. Fortunately, with the continued growth of Southampton Airport, those annoying journeys to London may be a thing of the past. Southampton Airport is located between Southampton and Eastleigh, ideally positioned for those driving from London, Portsmouth, Basingstoke, Woking and plenty of ...

Southampton Airport - A Good Option? (Popularity: )
With more and more budget airlines opting to operate from regional airports, it seems that there are some great bargains to be found by flying from these smaller airports. We take a look at whether one such airport really is a good option. For those of us who live in southern England, the trek up to London to catch a flight out of the country can often be a real pain. ...

Flying Down-Under (Popularity: )
Have you got the traveler's itch? You know, that mild but persistent irritation perpetual tourists suffer from, accompanying staying in the same place for too long. Australia, with its plethora of natural beauty and man-made attractions, is like a siren song to many a wonderer. Alternatively, perhaps, you are related to one of the many Brits that has chosen a life in the sun and simply want to visit them. ...

Atlanta - Not Just an Airport (Popularity: )
Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International airport is the busiest airport in the world. During 2006, 85 million passengers were transported on close to one million flights from the airport. With more nonstop flights and destinations than any other airline hub in the world, Atlanta International Airport serves 243 nonstop destinations - 72 of those to international destinations in 45 countries. However, close to 60 per cent of the passengers flying into Atlanta ...

Start To Enjoy Flying With Hypnosis (Popularity: )
Fear of flying is a common occurrence that afflicts people from all walks of life. Usually it is there without any rhyme or reason. People have no idea why they fear flying so much. They only know that they really do have a healthy fear for the process. If this sounds like something that you suffer from, then listen up. There are solutions for your fear of flying and they ...

Malta Air Show Boosts Hotel Bookings (Popularity: )
Malta's annual international air show is set to be the best ever this year, with tens of thousands of islanders and tourists attending the event over the weekend of September 23 and 24. Making the event a truly international one, as well as the Armed Forces of Malta participating, the French, Italian, Dutch Swiss and Spanish will all have planes and crew in attendance, plus the British Royal Air Force and ...

Understanding Airplanes - 10 Things All Pilots Should Know (Popularity: )
An airplane flies on its wings. The wings produce a force that keeps the plane aloft, known as lift. Lift opposes gravity and comes in various shapes and sizes. A jet plane has short wings while a glider has long wings. Most wings are designed to have camber, or curvature to enhance flight. The word airfoil is also used to describe the curvature of the flight wing. So with that out of the ...

Kenya Flights - All Scheduled - Kenya Airlines & Kenya Charter Flights (Popularity: )
Unless you are traveling overland from southern Africa or Egypt, flying is by far the most convenient way to get to Kenya. Nairobi is a major African airline hub and flights between Kenya and the rest of Africa are common and relatively cheap. It's important to note that flight into Kenya availability and prices are highly seasonal. Conveniently for Europeans, the cheapest fares usually coincide with the European summer holidays, from ...

Charter Flights in Las Vegas (Popularity: )
Las Vegas is known as the entertainment capital of the world because of all that it has to offer tourists. One of the most convenient, economical ways to visit Las Vegas from far away is by taking a charter flight. McCarran International Airport, which serves the Las Vegas area, is one of the busiest on earth and provides service to commercial, private, and charter flight passenger airlines. A Las Vegas charter ...