Surviving 'The Great One.'
- Communication and ORM- A Lifesaving Combo. Jones, Kent // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Jun2002, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p20
Relates a U.S. military pilots experience during the air transfer of a sick military ship combat-systems officer while on mission in the Middle East. Operational risk management; Standard operating procedures for flights from ship to shore; Risk of transferring passengers at night.
- Engine Problems Over Afghanistan. Campagna, Paul // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Jun2002, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p8
Relates a U.S. military pilot's experience during an engine failure in Afghanistan. Daylight launch and night recovery mission; Decrease oil of gearbox powering the aircraft's generator and hydraulic pump; Single engine flight; Aircraft landing.
- Aviation Systems Project Office Tackles Degraded Visual Environment. Roosevelt, Ann // Defense Daily;4/10/2012, Vol. 254 Issue 7, p1
The article reports on a U.S. Army Aviation Systems Project Office initiative which is creating an acquisition program to give pilots and crews the ability to see through limited visibility conditions such as dust or snow. The Office of the Secretary of Defense Helicopter Safety Task force...
- New partnerships. Joyner, Bo // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Jun99, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p16
Highlights the efforts of the United States Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) to recruit members from women aviators. Attendance of reservists at the 10th annual International Women in Aviation conference in Orlando, Florida, in March 1999; Percentage of women in the AFRC.
- Object of Desire. Smith, Natalie // Metro (NZ);Apr2007, Issue 309, p75
The article presents information on Breitling Navitimer watch manufactured by Switzerland-based watch and chronograph manufacturing company Breitling. The watch is popular with pilots as it has features that can calculate climbing times and fuel consumption rates. The company supply its...
- USAF Steps Up Operational Training. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/22/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 21, p64
Reports on the United States Air Force's preparations for a potential armed conflict with North Korea. Increase of training pace of pilots based in South Korea; Challenges stemming from high-altitude turbulence and strong side winds; Creation ofthe Expeditionary Aerospace Force.
- Boots for Aviators. // PS: Preventive Maintenance Monthly;Aug2003, Issue 609, p35
This article presents information on boots for U.S. aviators and crews. The U.S. Army Aviation Center has waived the requirement in AR 95-1, Flight Regulations, calling for wearing only leather boots while performing duties. Now aviators are also authorized to wear the black army combat infantry...
- Go Ahead, Have a Drink. Shelton, Denny // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May/Jun2004, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p22
Focuses on dehydration in the aviation environment. Need for military pilots to drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration; Normal body functions that can result in the loss of water; Monitoring of dehydration; Other strategies to prevent dehydration.
- Legacy of Flight. Siegel, Nan // Aviation History;Jul2004, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p74
In the depths of America's Great Depression, little federal money was being spent on aviation. Despite the public enthusiasm generated by a handful of record-breaking flights during the late '20s, including Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic trip in May 1927, little emphasis was placed on...