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  Air India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On 1 August 1953, the Government of India exercised its option to purchase a majority stake in the carrier and Air India International Limited was born as one of the fruits of the Air Corporations Act that nationalised the air transportation industry.
Air India's mascot, the Maharaja, is a turban clad king with over-sized moustache and a royal dress.
Air India's security department became the first aviation security organisation in the world to acquire ISO 9002-1994 certification(January 31, 2001).
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 Air India Flight 855   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Air India Flight 855 was a flight that crashed on 1 January 1978.
When it was delivered in April 1971, Air India had proudly proclaimed it as the "747th wonder of the world", and in keeping with their Maharaja motif, used the tagline "Your Palace in the Sky" to describe this wonderful new aircraft with an astonishingly detailed external paint scheme and equally fascinating interior design.
This flight was a night departure from Santacruz airport (as it was then called, while the city was known as Bombay) on 1 January.
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 Air India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Air India is the national flag carrier of India.
In 1953, the Government of India chose to exercise its option to purchase a majority stake in the carrier and Air India International Limited was born as one of the fruit of the Air Corporations Act that nationalised the air transportation industry.
Air India Flight 182 was blown up by Sikh nationalists on 23 June 1985.
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 Air India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Air India (Hindi: एअर इंडिया) (IATA: AI, ICAO: AIC, and Callsign: Air India) is the national flag carrier of India.
Air India traces its roots back to October 15, 1932 when its founder, J.
In December 2004, Air India leased three Boeing 777-222ER aircraft from United Airlines, using them on the Bombay-London route.
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 Boeing 747 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 747 was born from the explosion of air travel in the 1960s.
The era of commercial jet transportation, led by the enormous popularity of the Boeing 707, had revolutionized long distance travel and made possible the concept of the "global village." Boeing had already developed a study for a very large airplane while bidding on a US military contract for a huge airlifter.
During the flight certification period, Boeing built a bizarre training device known as "Waddell's Wagon" (named after the 747 test pilot, Jack Waddell) which consisted of a mock-up cockpit mounted on the roof of a truck.
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 Boeing 747   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 747 was born out of the explosion of the popularity of air travel in the 1960s.
American Airlines, Continental Airlines, and Delta Air Lines are among the larger carriers to discontinue the 747.
As the first A380 prototypes edged ever closer to their first flight, this was clearly evidence that the company was still prepared to mount a challenge to Airbus.
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 Encyclopedia: Air India Flight 855
Dubai International Airport is a major air facility in Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates.
The Captain continued to correct for his perception of the aircraft situation by further left bank and left rudder, causing the aircraft to rapidly lose altitude and crash into the Arabian Sea.
The Arabian Sea is the part of the Indian Ocean between the Arabian Peninsula and India.
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 Air India Flight 855 -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
(Click link for more info and facts about Air India) Air India Flight 855 was a flight that crashed on 1 January 1978.
The 747 did have third ADI in the center of the console, but it was evidently not consulted.
The Captain continued to correct for his perception of the aircraft situation by further left bank and left rudder, causing the aircraft to rapidly lose altitude and crash into the (A northwestern arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia) Arabian Sea.
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 BOEING 747 FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This aircraft was primarily used on domestic flights in Japan, but one 747-SR46 (N911NA) is currently being operated by NASA as a Space Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
Boeing announced in October 2003 that air transport will be the primary method of transportation for 787 parts (as opposed to shipping).
During the flight certification period, Boeing built an unusual training device known as "Waddell's Wagon" (named after the 747 test pilot, Jack Waddell) which consisted of a mock-up cockpit mounted on the roof of a truck.
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Air India is the national flag carrier of
World War II, regular commercial service was restored in India and Tata Airlines was converted into a public company under the name Air India in 1946.
Air India uses the ARC numeric code 098.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Until the first commercial flight of the A380 in 2006, however, it remains the largest aircraft in commercial service.
The 747 was born out of the explosion of air travel in the 1960s.
A three-engine airliner burns significantly less fuel per flight than a four-engine, and with airlines trying to lower costs, fuel efficiency was a large issue (this issue would return to haunt Boeing during the 1970s).
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 AC flight change - any sort of compensation
The 6:30 flight via Toronto is just too early with a toddler so we decided to go with a 7:50 departure, connecting in Denver.
I guess this is a lesson for everyone to keep an eye on their flight times with Air Canada and not to rely on them to contact you.
I'm sure I've mentioned this before, but Air Canada once phoned me at 7:30 AM to tell me that my afternoon flight to Montreal was cancelled, but I could get on the 10 AM flight.
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 Question 14
To become a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), you must be 18 years old and hold a commercial or airline transport certificate with an instrument rating.
Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII) – This allows you to instruct Instrument Rating applicants in a single-engine or multi-engine airplane (whichever you are rated to instruct in).
An average that a person spends as far as ground and flight instruction for their CFI could be around 40 hours, with close to 20 hours of flight (in a complex airplane—the Piper Arrow).
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 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Boeing 747   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Until the first commercial flight of the A380 in 2006, however, it remains the largest passenger aircraft in commercial service.
In 1989 a Qantas 747-400 flew non-stop from London to Sydney, a distance of 11,185 miles (18,000 km), in 20 h 9 min: this was a delivery flight with no passengers or freight aboard.
The era of commercial jet transportation, led by the enormous popularity of the Boeing 707, had revolutionised long distance travel and made possible the concept of the "global village." Boeing had already developed a study for a very large airplane while bidding on a US military contract for a huge airlifter.
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 Search: air flight india - WebFetch.com
On March 16, 2005, a B.C.Supreme Court judge acquitted Ripudaman Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri on eight charges related to the bombing of Air India Flight 182 on June 22, 1985.
Given the nature of the flight - Air India's maiden international venture - and the list of distinguished passengers, it had been chosen with great care.
Air India Flight 855 crashed into the Arabian Sea after takeoff from Sahar International Airport (now Chatrapati...
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 ASN Accident description 01 JAN 1978 Boeing 747-237B VT-EBD
It's 9:40 pm when Air-India flight 855 departs Mumbai Airport's runway 27 for a flight to Dubai.
The co-pilot didn't note the captain's concern and replied: "Mine has also toppled, look's fine." The flight engineer however noticed the difference between the captain's ADI and the third spare ADI.
As the airplane rolled through 40 degrees left, the flight engineer indicated to the captain: "Don't go by that one, don't go by that one...".
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 Boeing 747 - SmartyBrain Encyclopedia and Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Many airlines wondered if the 747 would prove to be too large for an average long distance flight and instead invested in tri-jets.
A 3-engine airliner burns significantly less fuel per flight compared to a 4-engine, and with airlines trying to lower costs, fuel efficiency was a large issue (this issue would return to haunt Boeing during the 1970s).
Essentially another "recycle" of 747-X plan, the stretched 747A intends to use technology from the 7E7 Dreamliner to bring the 747 into the new millennium.
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 Calcutta, India from Teesside - Flight Comparison.co.uk
Listed below are Cheap Air Flights to Calcutta from Teesside in the UK, which we have found on the leading UK travel sites.
The flights to Calcutta may not be available at the listed price on the particular dates you wish to travel - they may even only be available for a day or two during the month.
You could have chosen to view flights from other northern airports to Calcutta as well by selecting 'Northern Airports' from the 'Depart From' list.
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 Adventure Himalayan World - Nepal - Other Activities
Lord Shiva (Shanker) and his consort Gauri are said to protect this mountain, at the proud height of 7,134 m, and the summit had a history of unsuccessful attempts till 1979.
The Kathamndu Valley, which was once a lake, is set with a backdrop of snowcapped Himalayan peaks, temples, monasteries and paddy fields, making the capital of the Kingdom of Nepal one of the most picturesque cities in the world.
Breathe easily in the fresh, crisp air of the quintessential Kathmandu dawn as you absorb the 360' view of awe-inspiring – lush green hills, terraced fields enriched by nature's colors, terra-cotta structures huddled together like watchful sentinels, a gilded temple spire, lonely stupa.
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The Boeing 747, also popularly known as the jumbo jet, is the largest passenger airliner yet built (though the under-construction Airbus A380 will be larger).
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 O.C.F. Caretaker's Journal
Most airplane accidents are caused by pilot error, which combined with inexperience was almost certainly the case here.
However, on the first day of 1978 a Boeing 747, Air India Flight 855, dove steeply into the Arabian Sea killing all 213 people aboard.
The senior pilot, Captain V.I. Kubar, had 18,000 flight hours logged during his twenty-two years with the airline, but was also a diabetic and had been allegedly been drinking the night before.
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 1975 - 1979   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
an altitude and airspeed which precluded recovery to level flight.
conditions on a flight from Moscow to Leningrad.
Hydroplaning, due to poor drainage on the runway.
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