Essays Tagged: "Jets"

Similarities of Two Famous Tales of Love. West Side Story and Romero and Juliet.

et.The families of the Capulets and Montagues were well represented by two gangs, the Sharks andthe Jets. Both being ineffective rulers, officer Krumpke and the Prince struggle to keep peace if their ... l pay theforfeit of peace.'( ) . Due to their differing backgrounds, Tony being affiliated with the Jets and Maria with the Sharks, Tony and Maria partook in forbidden love much like Romeo andJuliet. ...

(3 pages) 114 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Suicide In Vegas

, as do its chocolate-and-gold sphinx and rows of shaved palms. I wonder if theserooms tremble when jets land. Behind the Luxor are mountains kissed by dust the hue of bone; to its left lies the Strip ...

(16 pages) 110 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Virtual Reality

iness. Flight simulators have drastically reduced the time and money required to learn to fly large jets. One of the most interesting capabilities of virtual reality is the ability to practice certain ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Is air travel safe?

included storms, icing and air pockets in the case of light aircraft; less so in the case of large jets with sophisticated instrumentation. One cause in the case of jets can be large flocks of birds ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

In this essay I had to write about the scariest experience of my life. I chose a minor skirmish I had in the Middle East while serving in the United States Air Force.

raqi soldiers. My flight was deployed to the border of Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to clean up what the jets had left behind. We arrived to find a wasteland of burning debris and vehicle tracks heading to ...

(3 pages) 86 4 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Airline Industry Analysis.

e planned consumers and travelers. Like the major airlines, national serve to medium and large size jets. Regional airlines focus mostly on transporting major travelers between major cities and small ... e industry as well as cost drivers. One threat facing the industry is the cost of fuel to power the jets. The price of jet fuel on average has increased by almost 60% globally from February 1999 to Ju ...

(12 pages) 1149 1 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Airline industry.

e planned consumers and travelers. Like the major airlines, national serve to medium and large size jets. Regional airlines focus mostly on transporting major travelers between major cities and small ...

(8 pages) 654 1 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Descriptive Essay-My Favorite Place.

house Road in Gulfport. A structure built for and used by fisherman from all over the area.The pier jets out about four hundred feet into the saline water. Every hundred feet there are cabanas built t ...

(1 pages) 259 3 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Romeo and Juliet vs. The West Side Story.

f the characters in West Side Story are similar to those in Romeo and Juliet. Romeo is Tony, of the Jets. Juliet is Maria, of the Sharks. The candy storeowner serves as a modern Friar Lawrence, helpin ... Maria's friend, Anita, could be the equivalent of Juliet's nurse. The Sharks are the Capulets, the Jets the Montagues. Riff is Mercutio, being fighting leaders of the modern Montagues. The Tybalt of ...

(2 pages) 66 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Our Lives, What Will It Be Like?

ilable. There was no air conditioning, no telephone network, no radio, no television, no rocket, no jets, no antibiotics, no copiers, and entertainment companies were still trying to master the silent ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


BoeingBoeing es una compañía que manufactura y vende modelos comerciales de aviones y jets distribuidos a todo el mundo. Durante los años del 1920 y 1930 la Boeing fue un contrata ... o de líneas comerciales más grande del mundo generando ingresos por las ventas de sus jets. Su primer jet fue el 707 en el 1958 donde le ganó buenas criticas tecnoló ...

(9 pages) 130 1 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


tection of their members whether they are the Bloods and Crips of Los Angeles or the Sharks and the Jets of "West Side Story." Gangs may not possess a set of formal written rules, but all of them have ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Swiss Family Robinson. How technology has made us lazy and un self-sufficient

other tracking devices on board. Instead of leather masts we have giant motor propelled rudders and jets. Instead of just transportation today boats are used for pleasure, or even marriages. They have ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


out the support of that gang, these boys/characters would not exist as individual human beings. The Jets did not want to have jobs, and they mocked the ex-gang member, Tony, for leaving the gang to ma ... for leaving the gang to make a future for himself. Life outside the gang was not an option for the Jets. None of the boys had any future plans or felt the need for anything else in their lives. Tony ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

"West Side Story" Critique.

uerto Rican girl whose brother heads a gang called The Sharks against the Caucasian gang called The Jets. The rivalry between the gangs is in place from the beginning, but it reaches a fever pitch whe ... lace from the beginning, but it reaches a fever pitch when Maria falls for Tony, the founder of the Jets, at a local dance. West Side Story is the classic tragedy of Romeo & Juliet set in a modern ...

(3 pages) 90 1 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

King Hussein Of Jordan (1935 to 1999)

ndhurst Royal Military Academy in Britain. There he learned to fly all types of aircraft, including jets and helicopters.On July 20th, 1951, Abdullah, Hussein's grandfather was assassinated. His fathe ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

"Romeo and Juliet" and "West Side Story"

in a gang called the Sharks. Tony is an American who has separated himself from his past gang, the Jets.In "Romeo and Juliet", Juliet comes from a royal family, the Capulets. Romeo comes from another ... tagues. These two stories have a basic thing in common. In the "West Side Story" the Sharks and the Jets hate each other. In "Romeo and Juliet" the Capulets and the Montagues hate each other. Romeo an ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Communication Technology: Gift or Curse?

nd communication times - evolving from foot to horseback to the locomotive and eventually to Mach 3 jets and satellites that are quite literally, 'out of this world'. The advents of electricity, wirel ...

(10 pages) 195 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Justification memo

ecommendationWith our F-15's having the long career of actively flying in the air since 1978, these jets aren't as stable as they used to be. Through the long years these jets have obtained numerous b ... adequately trouble shoot, sometimes it could take days.To increase reliability and integrity of the jets, I recommend that we schedule an ample amount of down time for our aircraft.BenefitsWhile the j ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Analysis of SouthWest Airlines

00 Daily Airline Flights* 35,000 Employee's* Serves 60 Cities in 30 Us States* Fly's 380 Boeing 737 Jets* Southwest Airline is 10% Employee Owned* Southwest Airline has been profitable every yearMore ... -cost carrier.TechnologicalDescription of Boeing 757, Southwest Airlines only utilizes this type of jets.Engine: 2 turbofansCruise speed: 856 km/hMax. Range: 2.993 kmCapacity: 149-170 passengersPressu ...

(7 pages) 319 0 3.7 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies