Essays Tagged: "jet aircraft"

The Mercury Program

of their members who met certain qualifications. All applicants were required tohave had extensive jet aircraft flight experience and engineering training. The applicants could beno more than five fe ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

John Glenn

ge supersonic speed. Glenn has nearly 9,000 hours of flying time, with approximately 3,000 hours in jet aircraft.NASA EXPERIENCE: Glenn was assigned to the NASA Space Task Group at Langley Research Ce ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

CF 100 "Canuck".

name Curtis JN-4 Canuck trainer of the First World War. The name was never really accepted for the jet aircraft and the crews more often referred to the type as the 'Clunk' or the 'Lead Sled'. The CF ... eferred to the type as the 'Clunk' or the 'Lead Sled'. The CF 100 was the RCAF's second operational jet fighter replacing the De Havilland Vampire. The twin-engine jet, and all-weather interceptor was ...

(3 pages) 20 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Light and colour.

d circum-navigate the equator approximately 7.5 times in one second. By comparison, a traveler in a jet aircraft, moving at a ground speed of 500 mph, would cross the continental U.S. once in 4 hoursL ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"Change Management" by Shagun Jain.

ing on all facets of society, creating new dimensions and great uncertainty. Instant communication, jet aircraft at three times the speed of sound, rioting student, the Hippy movement, the emerging in ...

(22 pages) 1335 5 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Employment, Being A Pilot

ion as a leader in world travel. Serving over 175 destinations in 83 countries, its fleet of modern jet aircraft, symbolised by its supersonic flagship, Concorde, and including both the Boeing 777 and ... pilot of tomorrow with the introduction of its Cadet Pilot Training Scheme.THE JOB Flying a modern jet aircraft is both physically and mentally demanding, but there is a lot more to the role of a com ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Evolution of the Cruise Missile

bout the evolution of cruise missile and its capability.DEFINITION3.A cruise missile is a pilotless jet aircraft equipped with internal navigation capabilities. It has been defined as “ a guided ... ther, day/night capability. The V-1 was a cheaply built and cost effective weapon powered by a pulsejet engine. The pulsejet power plant was inexpensive, yet gave the missile a top speed close to that ...

(18 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Airborne Express History

s but it was still fairly new and was only a freight forwarding company. ?With the proliferation of jet aircraft, it wasn?t long before the concept of flying packages to a central hub, sorting them, t ... its hub and spoke system. One of the things they had to do was to upgrade the fleet of prop and propjet aircraft. Airborne Express eventually owned more than 100 aircraft?s including DC-8s, DC-10s, an ...

(8 pages) 84 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies