Essays Tagged: "airplane"

Sensory Writing

players to come out. The roar of the people surrounding me is like being right behind the jet of an airplane. The deafening noise makes me squint my eyes. I open them though and stand of the lightly c ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Postage Stamps As A Classic

w, have made one's life change, and also have theirdownsides. One can conclude that the television, airplane, and computers were great inventions.These three all changed the way of life for people in ... ree all changed the way of life for people in this world. The television for entertainmentand news, airplanes for transportation also was a great advancement, or the computer forreducing the hard labo ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

All My Sons , Miller's Chief Criticism Of American Society

ys. The first example is that Keller knowingly ships out cracked cylinder heads, that will crash an airplane if used, to prevent his business from going bankrupt, claiming that he did it for his famil ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

illustrating the joy of readers in hating Piggy's character, in William Golding's novel, Lord of the Flies

kids normally would. This could be Ralph's way of trying todistract himself from the reality of the airplane smashup. By theauthor's description of Piggy and the contents of Piggy's talks, allof us ha ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

The trial of Billy Mitchell

world, as well as the Army that him and all of his men would be the first to sink a battleship. No airplane had ever crippled a battleship not to mention sunk one. But Mitchell was certain that him a ... U.S. ships at Pearl Harbor "were to be found bottled up in a surprise attack from the air, and our airplanes destroyed on the ground, nothing but a miracle would enable us to hold our Far East posses ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

"High Speed Rail to the Future?"

y Area to Los Angeles in a hurry. What mode of transportation would you choose? You could travel by airplane, but you would likely be forced to deal with the hassle of acquiring tickets, traffic delay ...

(6 pages) 93 0 4.2 Aug/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


first things that is likely to be noticedduring a visit to the local airport is the wide variety ofairplane styles and designs. Although, at first glance, itmay be seen that airplanes look quite diff ... nts, ithouses the cabin, or cockpit, which contains seats for theoccupants and the controls for the airplane. The fuselageusually has a small baggage compartment and may includeadditional seats for pa ...

(6 pages) 51 0 3.5 Jan/1994

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The U-2 incident.

t sources, one being a traditional and other being a non traditional source.May - July 1960:The U-2 Airplane EpisodeIn September of 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev visited United States. During ... 60, two weeks prior to the United States-Soviet Summit in Paris, a U-2 high altitude reconnaissance airplane was shot down by a surface to air missile, while flying a spy mission over the Soviet Union ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Airline Safety" will describe some of the modern problems with American Air Transportation and compare it to other forms of transportation

ir destination on time. They have to be concerned about their personal safety. Many politicians and airplane passengers should and are worried about airline safety. Some of these worries include what ... re replaced and everything is check for wear and tear.With the increase of the use of technology on airplanes, most pilots do not have much to do on their trans-continental flights. Current FAA regula ...

(6 pages) 156 0 3.5 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

This is a position paper on General "Billy" Mitchell. It is done in the format specified in the "Tongue and Quill", a military book of standards on writing.

hese core values inthe face of adversity. He was one of the few airmen whoknew the potential of the airplane and fought for hisbeliefs, even at the cost of his own career.2.General Mitchell exhibited ...

(1 pages) 38 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is on Magneticly Levitated Trains.... It explains basicly how they work as well as how they have a future in transportation because they are very efficiant.

tation lies with the Magnetically Levitated, or "MagLev," train. It combines all the benefits of an airplane and the benefits of trains to produce a "Flying Train" (2)"MagLev technology was pioneered ...

(3 pages) 59 0 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Advantages of Television

Advances in transportation and communication like the airplane and the telephone have changed the way the nations interact with each other in a global soc ... ortant. Give specific reasons for your choice.Advances in transportation and communication like the airplane and telephone have changed the way the nations interact with each other in a global society ... he head and can be grasped faster rather than in a theoretical way .Hence,apart from telephones and airplanes,I feel televisions are an innovation that has changed our lives and is one of the main rea ...

(2 pages) 12159 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

WWI:French flying service. about americans struggling to be pilots in WWI.

nage agents might get into the French Flying Service . An enemy spy on the ground was bad but in an airplane he could get unlimited military information.The French had good reason to be suspicious bec ...

(2 pages) 28 2 2.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

The modern commercial airplane. Safety, propulsion and aerodynamics.

The airplane is one of the most impressive pieces of machinery. It can carry tons of cargo, fly well ove ... Even with these amazing assets many people still do not want to fly.One of the best features of an airplane is that it is so fast. There are engines called turbines, which are very powerful and creat ... other reason that planes go so fast is because of the exstensive tests for the top aerodynamics. An airplane wing has a distinctive shape called an airfoil. Seen from the side, an airfoil is curved on ...

(3 pages) 62 3 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The physics of a sonic boom.

ngle wave. It is formed out of all the little waves that would have moved ahead of the boat.When an airplane travels through the air, it produces sound waves. If the plane is traveling slower than the ... t instead of the large wave, you get a sonic boom.Internet Reference website has a small visualization which helps you understand in what styl ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Changes in Technology Since Sept 11.

LawsU.S. prosecutors and judges are cracking down on cyber crimes more aggressively than ever. The airplane hijack attacks in September have been used to justify harsher treatment for computer crimes ...

(11 pages) 525 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

This essay is on the 5 best inventions in economic growth.

nd considering from other sources, I have concluded that the telephone, printing press, automobile, airplane and the computer have contributed most to economic growth.First and foremost, the invention ... imately would accelerate the speed of the economy and increase economic growth.The invention of the airplane by the Wright brothers changed the world, so number four would be the airplane. Again, like ...

(2 pages) 60 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Boeing case study for marketing services.

ercial aircraft industry, Boeing's focus for value-added service relates primarily to the transport airplane segment, which is expected to grow in the following years.The most important driver for the ... aircraft and slim margins. As evidence, in the three years of the case, average EBIT for commercial airplanes was US$-272 million. Revenues in 1998 were about $35.5 billion.The total market for new ai ...

(4 pages) 317 1 2.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

When I was A Little Boy.

Ever since I was a young kid I have always been interested with aircraft. Iwas so curious of how airplane's fly. I remember taking my toys apart to seehow it works. As a kid I wanted to go to the a ... member taking my toys apart to seehow it works. As a kid I wanted to go to the airport to watch the airplanesland and fly and pondered how this happens. Other kids wanted to go to theamusement places. ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The breakdown of charactors and main themes of the book "Lord of the Flies" and how they symbolize society.

aven, full of serenity and life, which is coincidentally also uninhabited by humans. As soon as the airplane full of children crashes, the island is mentioned as having a scar. Since this book made re ...

(5 pages) 29 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding