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  l a b r a d o r | airliner |
On record, this lonely man called himself Airliner.
Airliner will enter the Summersound Studios in May to record his debut album.
The album will be produced by Johan Angergård {Club 8} and is scheduled for an autumn release.
www.labrador.se /artists/airliner.php3   (87 words)

  Airliner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Therefore, most regional airliners are equipped with lavatories and have a flight attendant to look after the in-flight needs of the passengers.
As airliners are very expensive, most are leased out for long periods of time (typically from 20 to 40 years) and very few go back into service after a long lease is up because evolving aerospace technology leaves older airliners unable to compete against newer machines that can be operated at a lower cost.
An airliner may have several classes of seating: first class, business class, and/or economy class (which may be referred to as coach class, and sometimes has a separate "premium" section with more legroom and amenities).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Airliner   (2336 words)

 Jet airliner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most long-distance air travel is operated with jet aircraft, although the fleets of many airlines include a number of smaller turboprop types, typically used for shorter flights to provincial towns, island communities, or airports where topography or adjoining development limits the runway length.
The first jet airliner was the de Havilland Comet which first flew in 1949 and entered service in 1952.
In the 1960s, when jet airliners were powered by slim, low-bypass engines, many aircraft used the rear-engined configuration, such as the Boeing 727, Douglas DC-9, BAC One-Eleven, Hawker Siddeley Trident, Ilyushin Il-62 and Vickers VC-10.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jet_airliner   (405 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
For this reason, mercury thermometers are not allowed on many airliners, as aluminium is a common structural component in aircraft.
It owns or leases aircraft such as airliners with which to supply these services and may form partnerships or alliances with other airlines for reasons of mutual benefit.
Airliner hijackings have declined since the peak of 385 incidents between 1967-76.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/a/airliner.htm   (974 words)

 Airliner Encyclopedia @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Many airliners have also been modified for government use as "VIP" transports and for various military functions such as airborne tankers (for example, the Vickers VC-10, Lockheed L1011, Boeing 707), air ambulance (USAF/USN McDonnell-Douglas C-9), reconnaissance (Embraer ERJ 145, Saab 340, Boeing 737), as well as for troop-carrying roles.
The airliner market is currently dominated by two main companies: Airbus (based in Western Europe) and Boeing (based in the United States).
These are typically supplied with oxygen by means of a device called a chemical oxygen generator.
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/Airliner   (1693 words)

 Airliner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
An airliner is a type of aircraft initially designed for the transportation of paying passengers.
Corporate or military use may follow the withdrawal of the airplane from use as a passenger transport, possibly for reasons of economy or environmental restraint.
Most airliners are owned or leased by airlines.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/a/ai/airliner.html   (120 words)

Thus, for operating and safety reasons the four-pistonengine airliner was a natural basic type for almost all commercial air transportation, and it represented the main market in the postwar years as conversion from twin-engine airliners took place.
Sales for piston airliners were high; a powerful piston compound engine became available, and with it both companies launched new stretched versions of their piston airliners.
And the giant airliner undoubtedly contributed to the death of the SST, for it was cheaper and it offered possible solutions to some of the pollution and congestion problems arising in air travel.
www.generalatomic.com /jetmakers/chapter7.html   (8391 words)

 Six may have been alive as airliner crashed - The Boston Globe
ATHENS -- Initial autopsies have indicated that at least six of the 121 people aboard the Cypriot airliner that crashed Sunday were alive, but not necessarily conscious, when it hit a hillside while on autopilot, a coroner said yesterday.
A passenger list showed there were 20 children under the age of 16 on board, although the airline initially reported as many as 48 children were passengers.
The airliner's pilots had reported air conditioning system problems to Cyprus air traffic control after takeoff, and Greek state television quoted Cyprus's transport minister as saying the plane had had decompression problems.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2005/08/16/six_may_have_been_alive_as_airliner_crashed   (788 words)

 HistoryLink Essay:Boeing 707 Turbojet Airliner -- A Snapshot History
In 1958, Boeing’s first jet airliner, the 707, proved to be the vehicle that finally changed the commercial side of the ledger from red to fl ink.
Piston engine airliners were profitable, the Comet saga indicated that more development was necessary, and the high cost of jet airliners and their required infrastructure all conspired against Boeing.
The first supersonic airliner was a Douglas DC-8-43 that dived past Mach one (a figure representing a very high rate of speed) during a test on August 21, 1961.
www.historylink.org /essays/printer_friendly/index.cfm?file_id=3890   (2731 words)

 Airliner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
LONDON — The world's biggest passenger airliner — the Airbus A380 — landed at Europe's busiest airport today to test whether London's Heathrow is ready...
Tu-204-300 airliner left the International Aerospace Exhibition ILA 2006 in Berlin with Russian delegation on board.
Heathrow will be one of the main airports for services by the double decker airliner, which is designed to fly the world’s busiest trunk routes to airports...
www.wikiverse.org /airliner   (242 words)

 Airline Pilots Security Alliance - Airliner Shootdown
In training drills in the Washington, DC area some time after the 9/11 attacks, the Air Force was unable to engage a “hostile” commercial airliner in time to prevent it from hitting a target in the Washington area when it departed a local airport.
If the hostile airliner is owned by an international carrier, diplomatic relations between countries would be rocked by such an act.
In the event of an Air Force pilot using a missile to shoot down a civilian airliner, it will be difficult to explain why his counterpart in the airliner was obstructed from having even a pistol to prevent the attack in the first place.
www.secure-skies.org /airlinershootdown.php   (376 words)

 airliner® Technology that delivers cold.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Since the inflation pressure in AirLiner affects the outside dimensions of the AirLiner itself, it is necessary to adjust the inside dimensions of the outer box.
If AirLiner is inflated to a fresh pressure but used in a frozen application then the AirLiner will be under-inflated in the frozen environment due to the compression of the gas.
AirLiner 010 is designed specifically for the shipping of whole tuna fish and other large, long cuts.
www.cargotech.com /options?PHPSESSID=1ba64f04610624078fbba346f101f4f2   (998 words)

 BBC News | SCI/TECH | How hard is it to fly an airliner?
But obviously there are differences between the kind of flying done in a small plane in good visibility and the kind needed to move a modern airliner around the sky safely.
Someone who could fly a relatively small airliner like the Boeing 737 would find the controls of a bigger one like a 757, 767 or 777 familiar.
The skills needed to aim an airliner at a building would, of course, be far more basic.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1542000/1542204.stm   (630 words)

 FBI Investigates Laser Beam Directed Into Airliner Cockpit
Interference with the flight of a commercial airliner is a felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison.
Few airliner cockpits are fitted with coherent light detectors, so there is no way to verify an incoming light "beam" is in fact a laser.
In fact, it makes sense to me to first outfit some airliners with laser detectors (capable of recording intensity levels) just to see if in fact this is a real problem.
www.rense.com /general61/eeed.htm   (1626 words)

An airliner is a large fixed-wing aircraft (an aeroplane/airplane) initially designed for the transport of paying passengers, and usually operated by an airline company (which owns or leases the aircraft).
While piston engines were common on propliners like the Douglas DC-3 until the beginning of the jet age, nearly all modern airliners are powered by turbine engines, either turbofans or turboprops, since they operate efficiently at much higher altitudes.
Well-known and memorable airliners history include the DC-3; the Concorde (operated 1976–2003, by two airlines only, British Airways and Air France, and capable of flying at twice the speed of sound); the Boeing 747 "jumbo jet" (from 1968 to 2005 the only airliner with two passenger decks); and the Boeing 707.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Airliner   (543 words)

 Boeing 737-100 and 200 (Airliner Color History)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Airlife's Airliner series of books cover individual commercial aircraft types in an interesting, in-depth manner.
The Airlife's Classic Airliner series of books cover individual commercial aircraft types in an interesting, in-depth manner.
I am a fan of the "Airliner Color History" series, and believe they all offer something valuable to an aviation historian.
www.freeglossary.com /p:0760309914   (386 words)

 The Mercury - D.A.: Pilot flew close to airliner
"One commercial airliner, a 747, came within 900 feet and had to be diverted to avoid a collision.
That airliner, I am told, was fully loaded with passengers," Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce L. Castor Jr.
Salamone, 44, of the 900 block of Temple Road in North Coventry, was formally charged Thursday with causing or risking a catastrophe, recklessly endangering other people and driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.
www.pottstownmercury.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=10890615&BRD=1674&PAG=461&dept_id=18041&rfi=6   (1011 words)

 CNN.com - Two survive Nigeria airliner crash - May 4, 2002
The wing of a crashed EAS Airlines plane lies on the roof of a house in Kano, Nigeria, Saturday.
Only last month the Nigerian government announced a ban on the use of aircraft older than 22 years, a move that triggered strong protests from private local airline operators.
EAS Airlines is one of several airliners servicing the country's domestic air routes.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/africa/05/04/nigeria.plane   (470 words)

 Airliner Terminator (ENG)
the Airliner Terminator is made out of stable steel, and has many extra adds like the airtunnel for 2x 120mm fans.
The Airliner Terminator is a modder case with many specialtys
The Airliner Terminator case shows its best side with all its attributes.
www.teschke.de /heatpipes/News/components/Cases/Airliner_Terminator__ENG_/airliner_terminator__eng_.html   (901 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Co-pilot of Cyprus airliner alive before crash
ATHENS, Greece – The co-pilot and a flight attendant were among dozens of people still alive when a Cypriot airliner plunged into the mountains north of Athens, the coroner said Tuesday, deepening the mystery over what incapacitated the flight carrying 121 people.
They said warnings should go off if an airliner suddenly loses pressure, and pilots are trained to immediately put their oxygen masks on and dive to about 12,000 feet, where there's enough oxygen for people to breathe.
The Cypriot airliner's pilots reported air conditioning system problems about a half-hour after takeoff, and Greek state TV quoted Cyprus' transport minister as saying the plane had decompression problems in the past.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20050816-0734-greece-planecrash.html   (863 words)

 Mirror.co.uk - News - All News Archive - UKRAINE: WE BLEW UP AIRLINER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Sibir Airline's plane was downed amid fears of a terrorist attack last Thursday but Ukrainian defence chiefs said a stray missile caused the airliner to explode.
The admission confirms AmericaÂ’s statement that the crash of the Israel to Siberia flight was a tragic accident.
Ukraine accepted the blame after it emerged yesterday that the pilot of the doomed airliner asked one of his crew ''where are we hit?'' seconds before it crashed into the Black Sea.
mirror.icnetwork.co.uk /news/allnews/page.cfm?objectid=11362190&method=full   (260 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- At least 31 killed in Peruvian airliner accident but 57 walk away from ...
The airliner split in two after an emergency landing during a fierce storm.
LIMA, Peru – One passenger remembered a "tomblike silence" in the cabin of the Peruvian airliner in the seconds after it crash-landed in a jungle marsh and splintered apart.
A Peruvian airliner split in two after an emergency landing during a fierce storm, killing at least 41 people.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20050824-1551-peru-planecrash.html   (1198 words)

 Second National Guard-airliner incident; flights suspended
But New Jersey National Guard Col. Thomas E. Griffin said that the airliner was never in danger and the F-16 pilots simply were trying to identify a plane that shouldn't have been in that sector.
A government official familiar with the case, speaking on condition of anonymity, said civilian air traffic controllers in New York cleared the airliner to fly through the area and were coordinating the movement with military air traffic controllers in Virginia Beach, Va., who handle military flights in the 5,600 square-mile area.
The F-16 pilot responded that he had the airliner in sight and was ''breaking off,'' the official said.
www.lubbockonline.com /news/020897/second.htm   (904 words)

 airliner - Articles about airliner
GAO-04-33 October 3, 2003 Airline travel is one of the safest modes of public transportation in the United States.
Getting the facts straight: a growing number of people have been led to believe that an airliner did not hit the Pentagon on 9/11.
LAN, a Chilean airliner, said it signed a 10-year training contract with Canadian technology company CAE to train the carrier's pilots.
www.wordiq.com /article/airliner.html   (397 words)

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