Flight Engineer

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Flight Engineer
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Astronaut posts amazing timelapse videos from space

An American astronaut has shared videos capturing the breathtaking views of Earth from space.International Space Station flight engineer Reid Wiseman has been posting timelapse videos taken from aboard the station.Take a look yourself.The La Silla Observatory ... [Published itv.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Nepotism in PIA causing Rs 2-1/2 crores loss

August 31, 2014Pakistan International Airlines acting Managing Director has received a complaint regarding the appointment of excess flight engineers for Boeing 747 on contract by PIA. This is in violation of Establishment Division directives and amounts ... [Published Business Recorder - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Ritchie, Robert D.

Robert D. RitchieJuly 1, 1924 - August 22, 2014San JoseRobert (Bob) David Ritchie, 90, passed away peacefully in his sleep on August 22, 2014. Born in Chicago, Illinois, Bob most recently resided in San Jose, California and previously lived in Vista, ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bodies of three Russian pilots leave South Sudan for home by plane - UN

UNITED NATIONS, August 30, /ITAR-TASS/. The bodies of three Russian pilots who died in South Sudan when their Mi-8 helicopter crashed on August 26 left for Russia by plane on Friday, the UN press-service has told ITAR-TASS.The pilot’s bodies were sent ... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Vines From Space Are The Best Vines

As if being an U.S. Astronaut aboard the International Space Station isn't already cool enough, Reid Wiseman is having all of the fun up there while shooting epic videos and photographs.Weisman is also a Naval Aviatior, having flown the F-14 Tomcat, F-18 ... [Published Jalopnik - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Bodies of Russian U.N. Aircrew Shot down in S.Sudan Flown Home

The bodies of three Russian airmen killed when their U.N. helicopter was shot down by gunmen in South Sudan were flown home Friday, the peacekeeping mission said.United Nations aid chief in South Sudan Toby Lanzer, speaking to colleagues gathered at the ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Watch: Thousands gather to see WWII Lancaster bomber fly over Teesside

When an original Lancaster bomber tore through the skies over Teesside, it brought memories flooding back for one Middlesbrough man.Harold Lloyd was a wireless operator when he was shot down over Northern France in 1944. That was the last time he had ... [Published Gazette Live - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Warren Sheridan

in New York City, the son of the late Vincent and Julia (Rhode) Sheridan.Warren enlisted in the United States Navy and was a veteran of World War II.  His first work assignment was at Watsonville, California to work on USN air transport planes. He later ... [Published Register Star - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: America must take action to protect its soldiers

America must take action to protect its soldiersHaving been a veteran of the Korean War and having had two older brothers serve in World War II, a physician and flight engineer, I am quite aware of the misery of war. Particularly that my parents’ anguish ... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Arrival of Lancaster bomber evokes memories for war veterans

“When I heard those Merlin engines and I saw her coming in to land, it brought on a feeling of nostalgia. The hairs on the back of my neck stood up and it brought all the memories back of my time on the Lancasters.”So said Bomber Command veteran Stan ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Crew Kicks Off Week with Spacesuit Work and Columbus Upgrades

[image-51][image-78]Expedition 40 crew members started the work week on spacesuit maintenance, Columbus module upgrades and microgravity science.  A space station trio is also preparing for its departure in two weeks.Commander Steve Swanson and Flight ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

CONTRACT AWARD - Gulfstream Pilot/Flight Engineer Training

at 11:12 AM EDT Notice Type: CONTRACT AWARD Posted Date: 22-AUG-14 Office: Air Mobility Command Location: 763RD SCONS Office Address: DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, AIR MOBILITY COMMAND, 763RD SCONS, 507 SYMINGTON DRIVEROOM W202 SCOTT AFB, IL 62225-5022 ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 25 2014]

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"We flew a mission in the morning," he said Thursday afternoon in a quiet meeting room of the publicpublic library. "We missed the target horribly. I don't think they should've sent heavy bombers for that. We were up too high."
"PIA is also requested to process the promotion of pilots on Boeing 747 and Airbus 310.310, and save as alleged annual wastage of Rs 150 crores. Copies of the letter have been forwarded for action under rules to: Secretary to Prime Minster, Islamabad, Chairman, NAB, Islamabad, and Registrar Supreme Court Pakistan, Islamabad."
"We're just lucky to live in this day where, when I take a photograph with a camera… we can email it straight into our Twitter feeds, and it just makes it so much easier to share this experience. It's almost just become a little collateral duty of ours, so you don't even think about it through the day, it's so easy."
"We lost people who had plans for a bright future, people who came here to support peace" said Oleg Belevikin, chief pilot for Russia's UTAir Aviation, contracted to fly the helicopters for the U N

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Astronaut posts amazing timelapse videos from s... [Published itv.com - Aug 31 2014]
Former Vineland resident remembers World War II... [Published Somerset Reporter - Aug 31 2014]
Nepotism in PIA causing Rs 2-1/2 crores loss [Published Business Recorder - Aug 31 2014]
Ritchie, Robert D. [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 30 2014]
Hires and promotions (Aug. 30) [Published Fargo Forum - Aug 30 2014]
Vines From Space Are The Best Vines [Published Jalopnik - Aug 30 2014]
Bodies of three Russian pilots leave South Suda... [Published Itar Tass - Aug 30 2014]
Mississippi and Louisiana Students Get Out-of-T... [Published RCL Advisors - Aug 29 2014]
Bodies of Russian U.N. Aircrew Shot down in S.S... [Published Naharnet - Aug 29 2014]
Watch: Thousands gather to see WWII Lancaster b... [Published Gazette Live - Aug 29 2014]
Warren Sheridan [Published Register Star - Aug 29 2014]
Letter: America must take action to protect its... [Published Buffalo News - Aug 28 2014]
Station Crew Works Medical Checks as Robonaut G... [Published Space Fellowship - Aug 28 2014]
Lancasters together at RAF base [Published Bourne Local - Aug 28 2014]
Arrival of Lancaster bomber evokes memories for... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Aug 27 2014]
Robonaut Gets New Legs as Trio Prepares for Hom... [Published Space Fellowship - Aug 27 2014]
HARRY ALVIN HALL DODD JR. 1929-2014 [Published Daily-Jeff - Aug 27 2014]
Robonaut Gets New Legs as Trio Prepares for Hom... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
New executive director for Citation Jet Pilots [Published General Aviation News - Aug 27 2014]
UN Helicopter Crash in South Sudan: United Nati... [Published National Turk - Aug 27 2014]
A Sentimental Journey aboard a B-17 [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Aug 27 2014]
Kalispell pilot fulfills childhood dream of fly... [Published Ravalli Republic - Aug 27 2014]
Multitude of Science as Station Preps for Heavy... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
UPDATE2 — UN-chartered helicopter ‘shot down’ i... [Published Wire Update - Aug 26 2014]
Multitude of Science as Station Preps for Heavy... [Published Space Fellowship - Aug 26 2014]
UPDATE 3-U.N. helicopter shot down in South Sud... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 26 2014]
Platimum pair share tips on 70-year marriage [Published Local Berkshire - Aug 26 2014]
Crew Kicks Off Week with Spacesuit Work and Col... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]
Station Crew Kicks Off Week with Spacesuit Work... [Published Space Fellowship - Aug 25 2014]
Space Station Astronauts to Speak with Californ... [Published WGNT - Aug 25 2014]
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How Dangerous Is Police Work? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 21 2014]
by Dish Staff Daniel J. Bier goes over the statistics. He finds that, “In 2013, out of 900,000 sworn officers , just 100 died from a job-related injury . That’s about 11.1 per 100,000, or a rate of 0.001%”: Policing doesn’t even make it into ...
Here’s how Israel managed to get three second h... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 22 2014]
When the Egyptian Air Force started attacking Tel Aviv on May 15, 1948, the day after Israel announced independence, the Jewish state felt the need to respond to the Egyptian air raids. In spite of the large U.S. market of World War II surplus equipment, ...
Book Review - "Sand and Fire" by Tom Young [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 21 2014]
The following book review is a special for BlackFive readers provided by Elise Cooper. You can read all of our book reviews by clicking on the Books category link in the far right side bar. Sand And Fire, Tom Young’s latest, is a gripping military thriller. ...
After 6 decades, Alaska man gets medal for Berl... [Published Air Force Times - News - Jul 19 2014]
After a delay of more than six decades, Mike Perensovich has received the prestigious Air Medal for the some 200 missions he flew as a flight engineer in the Berlin Airlift. ...
Look Ma, No Hook: how a C-130 Hercules managed ... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 16 2014]
The story of  the C-130 Hercules that landed on USS Forrestal Even if, nowadays, the C-2 Greyhound is the biggest transport aircraft designed specifically for carrier operations , on Oct. 30 1963, in an attempt to investigate the possibilities of using ...
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Missing plane: supporters defend staff integrity [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 18 2014]
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