A Close Look at Ethiopian Travel Spots

Karen

Ethiopia is a traveler’s paradise, especially for those interested in history, tribal cultures, authentic North African food, scenic beauty and commercial/industrial exploration. The richness of Ethiopian culture is perhaps the most magnetic part that does not allow tourists to stick to just one city. A typical vacation in the country […]

One Man’s Conquest Of Africa

Karen

Tim Baily is more than just a safari operator, he is a man with a passionate love for his native Africa — and with some justification he can also claim to be an expert on the more violent side of African politics. For in the past eight years Tim, in […]

Aviation Sights of Long Island

Karen

1. Long Island’s Aviation Seed The aviation seed planted on Long Island’s Hempstead Plains in 1909, when Glenn Curtiss had first flown above it in his Golden Flyer biplane, had sprouted and grown over a six-decade period until it had ultimately connected its own soil with that of its moon. […]

Aircraft Structural Components

Karen

The major aircraft structures are wings, fuselage, and empennage. The primary flight control surfaces, located on the wings and empennage, are ailerons, elevators, and rudder. These parts are connected by seams, called joints. All joints constructed using rivets, bolts, or special fasteners are lap joints. Fasteners cannot be used on […]

The Commuter Airlines of Long Island MacArthur Airport

Karen

Introduction: Although commuter airline operations, conducted by a variety of almost-exclusively turboprop aircraft that accommodated between 19 and 50 passengers,augmented Long Island MacArthur Airport’s six-and-a-half decade scheduled service history, they were integral to its development as a regional airfield, providing both origin-and-destination and connecting, major-carrier aligned, two-letter code share links […]