Patrick Smith

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Name: Patrick Smith
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Avoiding Plane Crashes As Air Traffic Doubles

Each day, 8.3 million people around the globe — roughly the population of New York City — step aboard an airplane. They almost always land safely.Some flights, however, are safer than others.The accident rate in Africa, for instance, is nearly five times ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Why Air Travel Is Still Safer Than Ever

A string of commercial airline crashes in the past ten days has understandably put many fliers on edge. Malaysia Airlines suffered a second fatal crash this year with the downing of a 777 carrying nearly 300 passengers over the Ukraine. Within a week, ... [Published Condé Nast Traveler - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

'Peter Pan' opens here Thursday

“We’re ready for an audience,” said Carla Wolfe, director for the Marysville Area Community Theatre’s production of Peter Pan.“We’ve worked really hard this summer — especially with some of the special effects needed for this show — and now we’re ready ... [Published Marysville Advocate - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

20,400 Tons of Deliveries Later, the Pilotless K-Max Is Coming Home

Even though it's still officially a prototype transport system, the K-max unmanned delivery helicopter from Lockheed Martin and Kamen has become a workhorse for US Marine Corp. But despite its strong showing throughout the War in Afghanistan, the future ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Smith, Patrick

Patrick Smith REIDSVILLE Patrick "Pat" Henry Smith, 90, of 2051 NC Hwy. 87, went home to be with the Lord Friday, July 25, 2014, at the Hospice Home of Rockingham County. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 28, at Thompsonville Baptist ... [Published Go Dan River - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Airlines face a major challenge flying around Ukraine — it's huge

Flight paths have received increased attention this week, following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 over Ukraine last Thursday. So when a Malaysia Airlines plane from Kuala Lumpur to London re-routed to cross Syria, rather than Ukraine, last ... [Published Public Radio International - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 3 reports

K-MAX ends Afghanistan deployment, USMC studies data

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has concluded a two-and-a-half year deployment to Afghanistan of two K-MAX unmanned cargo helicopters but have no immediate plans to begin a cargo unmanned aircraft system (UAS) programme of record, officials said on 24 Jul ... [Published Jane's - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Aviation industry maintains safety, despite Mali crash

Commercial flight is still nearly the safest it's ever been, despite the latest spate of crashes including an Air Algerie flight on Thursday, according to aviation sources.The 81 commercial accidents worldwide last year was up from 75 in 2012, which was ... [Published News Leader - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Injured teen's family arrive from Australia

An Australian teenager who fell 10 metres from a hotel balcony in Queenstown remains in intensive care in Dunedin Hospital.Senior Constable Chris Blackford said the 19-year-old from New South Wales fell while making his way from a second-floor apartment ... [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Lessons from a pilot after the recent airplane crashes

After several recent air crashes, rules about flying over dangerous regions may change. Patrick Smith, 48, a Boston-based pilot who has flown Boeing 747 airplanes over Africa, Europe, the Middle East and South America, says there may be some changes to ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Is It Safe to Fly Malaysia Airlines?

07/24/14 - 10:15 AM EDTThis story appeared originally on MainStreet  on Thursday, July 24NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) -- Since March, Malaysia's flag carrier has lost two Boeing 777s with all souls on board. Five months before Ukrainian rebels shot down Flight ... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ten Best and Worst Airlines and Planes

Tags: Transports Asia United States Riding in styleBy Jamie KimmelWhen I was a kid my brother and I made semi annual trips from Tampa to Boston and back as we have family in both states. For as many times as I have been on a plane I would not call myself ... [Published Go Nomad - Jul 23 2014]

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"in some areas of the world, there's going to be a learning curve" says Patrick Smith, a commercial airline pilot for 24 years and author of "Cockpit Confidential...

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Lessons in creating a buzz on social media from... [Published Journalism.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
Avoiding Plane Crashes As Air Traffic Doubles [Published Talking Points Memo - Jul 29 2014]
Why Air Travel Is Still Safer Than Ever [Published Condé Nast Traveler - Jul 29 2014]
'Peter Pan' opens here Thursday [Published Marysville Advocate - Jul 28 2014]
20,400 Tons of Deliveries Later, the Pilotless ... [Published Gizmodo - Jul 28 2014]
Smith, Patrick [Published Go Dan River - Jul 27 2014]
Airlines face a major challenge flying around U... [Published Public Radio International - Jul 26 2014]
New eatery will harken back to true Old Florida [Published Tampa Tribune - Jul 26 2014]
Latest court ruling favors St. John's Parish in... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Jul 26 2014]
Landmark exam parity bill gets Ill gov signature [Published CUNA News Now - Jul 25 2014]
K-MAX ends Afghanistan deployment, USMC studies... [Published Jane's - Jul 25 2014]
Injured teen's family arrive from Australia [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 25 2014]
K-MAX RoboCopter Comes Home To Uncertain Future [Published Breaking Defense - Jul 25 2014]
Unmanned Military Helicopter Homecoming [Published NewsChannel 36 - Jul 25 2014]
New: Owego celebrates return of K-MAX [Published WBNG - Jul 24 2014]
K-Max Returns from Afghanistan Deployment in Su... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Lessons from a pilot after the recent airplane ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 24 2014]
Young man 'critical' after fall from roof [Published Manawatu Standard - Jul 24 2014]
Aviation industry maintains safety, despite Mal... [Published News Leader - Jul 24 2014]
Experts Break Down The Two Plane Crashes In Bad... [Published Business Insider - Jul 24 2014]
Is It Safe to Fly Malaysia Airlines? [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 24 2014]
Is It Safe to Fly Malaysia Airlines? [Published The Street Latest - Jul 24 2014]
Patriots Defensive Line Preview: Chandler Jones... [Published CBS Boston - Jul 24 2014]
'Peter Pan' opens here Thursday [Published Marysville Advocate - Jul 24 2014]
Despite recent events in Ukraine and Israel, fl... [Published WNYC - Jul 23 2014]
Promotions announced at Salisbury Police Depart... [Published WBTV News - Jul 23 2014]
When civilian flight paths collide with hostile... [Published SCPR - Jul 23 2014]
Lincoln's Beehive Industries lands $2.5 million... [Published Omaha World-Herald - Jul 23 2014]
Ten Best and Worst Airlines and Planes [Published Go Nomad - Jul 23 2014]
Smith, James [Published SWVA Today - Jul 23 2014]
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7 NFL Quarterbacks Who Are Really Making the Mo... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 23 2014]
Brian Kersey/Getty Images In the NFL pay hierarchy, the quarterback reigns supreme. While cornerbacks have been getting massive contracts recently , and wide receivers are definitely not hurting for cash, the most lavish deals are reserved for the ...
Advantage Capital leads Series A round for Beeh... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 22 2014]
Beehive Industries has raised $2.5 million in Series A funding. Advantage Capital Partners led the round. Headquartered in Lincoln, Nebraska, Beehive, which was incubated by Nebraska Global , is a provider of asset and infrastructure management ...
15 Words That Don't Mean What You Think They Mean [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 09 2014]
You’ve been saying it in the wrong context forever and now it’s time to stop. What you think it means : A way to add emphasis to any sentence, as in: "Justin Bieber's pants are literally the worst thing ever." What it actually means : In a literal ...
Northrop Grumman, US Navy Conduct Successful Si... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 12 2014]
Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout simultaneously with the MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter for the first time. The capability demonstrates how a mix of aircraft can increase a ship commander's intelligence-gathering ...
“Happy Talk” [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 08 2014]
Last year, Philip Seymour Hoffman gave a speech by that name at the Rubin Museum with Simon Critchley. Above, the excellent PBS series Blank on Blank has animated a segment of the discussion: [A]nimator Patrick Smith captured Hoffman’s self-deprecating ...
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