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The Physics Of The Plane

- Introduction Suppose a ball is released from a distance and rolls down an inclined plane, as shown in figure 1. At the bottom of the inclined plane, the ball strikes a level tabletop and bounces away. The inclined plane may be rotated to give a steeper angle, which will affect the time of travel across the tabletop. The ball’s horizontal component of velocity is (Walding, Rapkins and Rossiter, 2004, pg. 62): v_x = v cos θ Figure 1: Experiment set up. Red indicates acting forces, green indicates velocity....   [tags: Velocity, Classical mechanics, Collision]

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The Destruction Of The Plane

- In “Kamikaze” Yasuo describes that when the plane dropped its cargo, people saw that it was too big to be a regular bomb, and assumed that it was another portion of propaganda papers. Yet, they were terribly mistaken. As cargo reached the height 2,000 meters, it exploded. A non-surface explosion was needed it order to maximize the destruction. If the bomb explodes after the contact with earth, most of its destructive power is consumed by the planet. Whereas when the bomb detonates above the ground, the pressure wave that emerges from the nuclear fireball does not stop when it hits the ground....   [tags: Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki]

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A Brazilian Plane

- As a Brazilian plane took several bird’s eye view photographs of an ‘unknown’ tribe in the Amazon, the world had a glimpse into a world we, the western world, only know from history books and movies. After publication of the photos two debates stood out above all others; should these people be contacted and what will it mean for these people. Although, Globalization seems to make the world smaller and smaller where unchartered regions such as the Amazon Rainforest to foster several tribes that have never been in contact with ‘modern world’ (Friedman, 2005)....   [tags: Western culture, Globalization, Western world]

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Taking a Look at the Sagittal Plane

- Sagittal Plane The sagittal plane, also commonly referred to as anteroposterior plane, is a plane that passes through the body from front to back and divides the body into left and right portions. The anatomical movements in the sagittal plane are flexion, extension, plantar flexion and dorsiflexion. The following are the three exercises for sagittal plane. 1. Barbell Biceps Curl: This exercise is great for developing both the heads of the biceps muscle. The biceps curl exercise (performed with dumbbell or barbell or any equipment) involves flexion and extension of elbow joint during the concentric contraction and eccentric contraction respectively....   [tags: the human body, anatomical analysis]

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The Airbus A380: A Revolutionary Plane

- The largest passenger plane in the world, The Airbus A380 is a startling sight. The plane can handle up to 853 passengers and travel with one full tank of fuel up to 15, 700 kilometers. The airbus A380 is an amazing feat of aviation technology and it never ceases to amaze anyone that sees it. The exterior is only the beginning of the wonders you get to experience when you get to fly in the A380, but the interior never ceases to amaze any passenger that gets to fly in this magnificent plane. Statistics The Airbus A380 has many amazing statistics related to its size and Magnitude....   [tags: Airbus A380 Research Paper]

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Boom! The Plane's Wing Was on Fire

- It was a quiet night in the Carribean while a plane was traveling across the Atlantic Ocean transporting a group of young students from a dangerous situation involving war. Then, all of a sudden, Boom. One of the plane’s wing was on fire. Everyone on the plane was screaming for their lives. The plane’s wing was deteriorating constantly while the pilot was reminding everyone to stay calm and prepare for emergency landing. At the time people where saying their last prayers. The ground was approaching them at an incredible speed....   [tags: suspense, ]

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Common Causes of Plane Crashes

- Introduction Being involved in an airplane accident is a nightmare scenario for any air travelers, crew and pilots alike. Statistically air travel is among the safest means of transport, but at the same time it is also associated with sporadic accidents that have proven to be extremely terrifying ordeals for all those involved due to a vast array of reasons. The causes of these accidents are of varying nature and depend on some problems that are originated during some stage of the flight process....   [tags: Statistics, Location, Error]

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I Got Off The Plane

- A burst of heat hits me as soon as I got off the plane entering Vietnam. Vietnam, a place where my mother spent her childhood struggling to survive after losing her own mother consequently at the age of 2 and became an orphan at the age of 14. Vietnam, the place where her father was dragged off into a re-education camp because he was a southern soldier. In time, it would become the place that would leave behind in order to discover the wondrous opportunities in America. There, in the doorway outside the airport was a strange man, who had a familiarity to him....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Parent, Mother]

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Dante and The Allegorical Plane

- “When I had journeyed half of our life’s way, I found myself within a shadowed forest, for I had lost the path that does not stray. Ah, it is hard to speak of what it was, that savage forest, dense and difficult, which even in recall renews my fear: so bitter — death is hardly more severe!” (Alighieri, Canto I, 1-7). Dante immediately establishes the allegorical plane on which his story is set. Taking place around 1300, his journey through the dark, twisted forest is vaguely described, most likely due to the protagonist's sleepy disorientation....   [tags: sin, religion, society]

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Ride my little plane

- “Woman, what would you be like seen from the sky?” (20), Stephen Dobyns implicates through this aerial metaphor a striking sexual encounter, illustrating the theme for his poem “Roughhousing”. Indirectly, Dobyns uses multiple references to rouse the graphic nature of rough sex. With emphasis on “Rough”, the speaker provides visually appalling descriptions to eliminate a perception of deceit. Therefore, through the compound of contradicting diction, sexually severe allusions, and suggestive metaphors, Stephen Dobyns reveals perverted distractions to intensify and discredit the speaker’s attempt to conceal pseudo-sexual mutuality....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Stephen Dobyns]

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Plane Crash

- When I stepped into the large neatly organized white polished plane, I never though something would go wrong. I woke up and found myself on an extremely hot bright sunny desert island filled with shiny soft bright green palm trees containing rough bright yellow hard felt juicy apples. The simple strong plane I was in earlier shattered into little pieces of broken glass and metal when crashing onto the wet slimy coffee colored sand and burning with red orange colored flames. After my realization to this heart throbbing incident I began to run pressing my eight inch footsteps into the wet squishy slimy light brown sand looking in every direction with my wide open eyes filled with confusion in...   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Lever and Incline Plane of Ancient Times

- Did you know that the most of the six simple machines were used in ancient times. As a matter of fact, all of them were. Before I tell you about that, I should introduce the names of all six simple machines. The six simple machines are incline plane, the wedge, the screw, the lever, the wheel and axel, and the pulley. I have chosen to research, the incline plane and the lever. Now I will tell you some more information on these two topics. The first simple machine that I have chosen to research is the incline plane....   [tags: simple machines, ancient times, history, ]

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Motion of a Wheeled Vehicle on an Inclined Plane

- Motion of a Wheeled Vehicle on an Inclined Plane Introduction Background Information In this investigation, a small-wheeled vehicle will be placed on an inclined plane. The cart will be placed at the top of the plane, and dropped without any applied force. At the top of the inclined plane will be a motion sensor (perpendicular to the surface of the plane) that will measure the change in velocity vs. time of the cart. The angle of the incline will be increased, in order to find the correlation between the angle of incline and the acceleration of the cart....   [tags: physics, movement, energy]

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Why to Travel By Plane Instead of Car

- “ A family of five was traveling to Florida for a family vacation when the family was suddenly struck between two semi’s. The EMT’s pronounced the whole family dead at the scene earlier that night. Police have yet to release details on what the cause of the accident was but said it was an unexpected incident”, the local news reported said. Traveling by plane is safer than driving by car for 3 main reasons: pilots go through intensive training, roads have more traffic than the sky, and there are more car crash fatalities per year than deaths caused by plane crashes....   [tags: car crashes, airplane accidents, pilots]

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Physics of a Plane Crash

- There is an old saying that any landing you can walk away from is a good landing. There is a lot of truth to this statement, especially if you are the one walking away. Here are the stories of two such landings that I am personally familiar with. Since they are both very similar in nature, they will be discussed simultaneously in the pages to follow. N9KF was a Model 1 Kitfox. It was built and flown by my father. The Kitfox is an experimental, homebuilt kit plane. Every plane, like every person, has a story....   [tags: physics airplane landing land]

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A Handful Of Dates By Tayeb Salih And The Plane Reservation

- Experience of growing up is difficult, although most of the people in their lives wait for the moment they grow up. However, the thing they expect or see is not always as they seem. At some moments, the people might take wrong decisions in their life. However this helps them take lessons from life even if one day they might regret what they did. This came to me up with a point why I should compare between the two stories’s ‘A Handful of Dates’ by Tayeb Salih and ‘The Plane Reservation’ by Massud Farzan....   [tags: Religion, Human, Mother, Thought]

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My Relationship is Like a Terrifying Plane Trip

- ... Many of my friends were telling me that he liked me, it was very obvious that I liked him, and a lot more; they talked about it like it was the most normal thing in the world. “People make out, date, and start relationships all the time,” they said; you know what else they do. They also get on airplanes all the time. When I thought about the probable costs of falling in love, ranging from arguments to heartbreak, I felt inside that I wanted to scream, "Get me out of here!" Love is kind of like flying, I felt like my feet were not touching the ground; it was like I was airborne, shaky, and I just want to have my feet back on the ground....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Plane Crash

- I woke up with a loud scream which took over the silence that filled my room. My mom came running to my room just to check on me. It was a very unusual dream and I couldn’t remember anything of it. At that moment it seemed as if it was reality and I hated that awkward feeling that I kept getting. The shirt that I was wearing was stuck to my body and my face had turned all red. I got up to wash up telling my mom that I would be ok. As I opened the door to my room I could smell something burning, and it seemed like my mom had forgotten the brownies in the oven....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Plane Nuts

- Plane Nuts The date was May 26, 2005, and was a day that my life would change forever. I walked out of the flight attendant group interview session (a “cattle call” if you will) with a good feeling. Now, I played the waiting game, will I or won’t I receive a letter in the mail inviting me to training. What seemed like an eternity, in actuality was a week, I received the letter. I ran upstairs to my apartment, and on the way up noticed it was a very thin envelope. I opened the letter with a bit of hesitation and read the first line....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Manchester United Plane Crash in 1958

- Manchester United Plane Crash in 1958 Introduction: My talk is about the Manchester United Plane Crash in 1958 and about the people who died on the plane. Before the Crash: In the early 50’s, Manchester United built itself up under the watchful eye of Sir Matt Busby mainly through a successful youth training policy....   [tags: Papers]

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Investigating the Isoperimetric Quotient of Plane Shapes

- Investigating the Isoperimetric Quotient of Plane Shapes Problem: To investigate the isoperimetric quotient (IQ) of plane shapes using the calculation shown below. [IMAGE] Plan: ----- I will start off by investigating three sided shapes and then increasing the number of sides as I go along. I will be looking at how different factors such as the number of sides on a shape and the length and angle of the sides of the shapes affect the isoperimetric quotient. Hypothesis: ----------- I have come up with a number of predictions as to what I think the outcome of my investigation will be: 1) As the number of sides on a shape will increase so will the...   [tags: Papers]

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Italian Engineer And Architect, Filippo Brunelleschi, Rediscovered, And Form Within A Picture Plane

- In the early 1400s, Italian engineer and architect, Filippo Brunelleschi, rediscovered the system of perspective as a mathematical technique to replicate depth and form within a picture plane. According to the principles, establishing one or more vanishing points can enable an artist to draw the parallels of an object to recede and converge, thus disappearing into a “distance”. In 1412, Brunelleschi demonstrated this technique to the public when he used a picture of the Florence Baptistery painted on a panel with a small hole in the centre.3 In his other hand, he held a mirror to reflect the painting itself, in which the reflected view seen through the hole depicted the correct perspective o...   [tags: Renaissance, Florence, Humanism, Italy]

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My First Time on a Plane - Personal Narrative

- My First Time on a Plane - Personal Narrative When I was seven years old I went on my very first holiday abroad, to America. I can remember waking up at Five o'clock in the morning to catch an early flight from Heathrow airport. I was so excited I forgot about the daunting effort of getting up so early. My Mum, Dad, Brother, grandparents and I set off on the long journey to the airport, then Orlando Florida. I remember the white taxi van used to transport us to the airport with its incredibly tiny seats, which made getting any sleep impossible....   [tags: Papers]

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Novel and Developed Approximation for Motion of a Spherical Solid Particle in Plane Coquette Fluid Flow

- The article solves the motion of a spherical solid particle in plane coquette fluid flow by using the HPM-Padé technique which is a combination of the Homotopy Perturbation method and Padé approximation. The series solutions of the couple equations are developed. Generally, the truncated series solution is adequately in a small region and to overcome this limitation the Padé techniques, which have the advantage in turning the polynomial approximation into a rational function, are applied to the series solution to improve the accuracy and enlarge the convergence domain....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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the new guinea cargo plane cult from a socialogicle perspective

- The New Guinea cargo plane cult from a functionalist perspective stresses that the un-industrialization of the cult is due to the developed world not sharing technological advances with the tribe (cult). The tribe leader’s ability to explain the purpose of the cargo planes and the tribe’s inability to succeed with riches like that of the white man had a large affect on the tribe’s belief system. The tribes simple way of life was disturbed by the discovery of cargo planes in the sky, shocking whatever beliefs the tribe had prior to that discovery....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The P-51 Mustang: The Best Fighter Ever

- The P-51 Mustang: The Best Fighter Ever The P-51 Mustang is regarded by many sources as the greatest fighter plane ever created. With the technological advancements this plane achieved, to it’s service record, to it’s importance in winning World War Two, the Mustang is truly one of the greats. The Mustang played a key role in long range bomber support and saved countless bomber crew’s lives, and pilots loved to fly it. The P-51 had the most aerial victories of any American fighter in World War Two and it was flown by some of America’s top aces....   [tags: plane, D model, aircraft]

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Matching Graphs and Scenarios to Allow a Visual of Data

- Matching Graphs and Scenarios A person should be able to describe the monthly costs to operate a business, or talk about a marathon pace a runner ran to break a world record, graphs on a coordinate plane enable people to see the data. Graphs relay information about data in a visual way. If a person read almost any newspaper, especially in the business section, they will probably encounter graphs. Points on a coordinate plane that are or are not connected with a line or smooth curve model, or represent, a relationship in a problem situation....   [tags: business, rubrics, coordinate plane]

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Comparison between London and Atlanta Based Airlines

- How would the two airlines (London-based and Atlanta-based) be more reactive to the requirements of the patrons while upholding equally operational efficiency and effectiveness. Areas of concern 1. Environment. Clients have a higher standard on the London-based airline because of its past performance for an exceptional service. Similarly, clients also presume that the high cost incurred should be recompensed by superb provisions. 2. Information technology structure. Bearing in mind the facts provided in the case, McPherson made a few suppositions that the airline flying to London should have acknowledged him from their computer as a short timed- linking passenger, and that considering the pr...   [tags: airlines, plane, aircraft]

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Trip Gone Wrong: My Brother Went Missing

- “C’mon, Jake. We’re going to be late!” I yelled at my far behind brother. “As fast as I can, sis.” The thing is, we’re heading on our first trip to Paris. Jake is going to leave for a few months to go back to the army for his shift as a Special Forces candidate. “Flight 54 to Toulouse, France now boarding. Plane doors close in eight minutes!” The loud woman’s voice echoed through the gigantic, busy building. As soon as we made it to the luggage scanner, I grinned with joy. “I can see it now, Jake....   [tags: plane, family, trip, france]

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Civilization and Social Order in Lord of the Flies by William Golding

- Society The novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding is about a group of boys that were on a plane crash in the 1940’s in a nuclear War. The plane is shot down and lands on a tropical island. Some boys try to function as a whole group but see obstacles as time goes on. The novel is about civilization and social order. There are three older boys, Ralph, Jack, and Piggy, that have an effect on the group of younger boys. The Main character Ralph, changes throughout the novel because of his role of leadership and responsibility, which shapes him into a more strict but caring character as the group becomes more uncivilized and savage At the beginning of the story, after the plane had crashed...   [tags: plane, survive, crash]

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Mobile Multi-hop Data Gathering Mechanisms in WSN Networks

- ... Given a set of network is completely connected so that the connection pattern can be reported to the data sink via wireless transmissions. To obtain the candidate polling points without the information on the connection pattern, after sensors are deployed, one or more M-collectors need to explore the entire sensing field. While exploring, each M-collector can broadcast “Hello” messages periodically with the same transmission power as sensors. Each sensor that can decode the “Hello” message correctly replies with an “ACK” message to notify the M-collector where it is....   [tags: neighbor, plane, transmittors]

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Spring Break: Personal Experience During a Trip

- This spring was my first spring break that I actually left Eden Prairie. It was my first time out the state of Minnesota. I went to San Diego, California with my mom. We stayed at the Hilton Resort and Spa in the Mission Bay area of San Diego. My mom and I left for San Diego at 7:15 and we landed in Phoenix for our connecting flight to San Diego. The plan ride from Minnesota to Phoenix was 3 hours. This was the first plane I have ever been on and enjoyed most of the plane ride. I most enjoyed taking off and landing....   [tags: san diego, phoenix, plane]

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No Technology, Only the Mind: William Golding’s Novel Lord of the Flies

- William Golding’s novel Lord of the Flies describes the story of a group of boys stranded on an island after a plane crash. While not clear, the time frame can be inferred to be either during the World War II time period, or set in the future with a war that Golding believes is going to come. It might be hard to conclude either time period, seeing as there is a lack of battles mentioned, as well as no technology to signify the difference between eras, but the one thing the boys do have on this island, are their minds....   [tags: ralph, piggy, plane crash]

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Effects of Technology in the 1940’s

- ... The machines and processes designed during the 1940’s had adverse consequences as well. The first nuclear reactor was built by Enrico Fermi in 1942. The Chicago Pile 1 was the “world’s first man-made controlled nuclear chain reaction”. This caused the creation of other nuclear reactors and the atomic bomb (CP-1). The atomic bomb was developed and successfully tested in Alamogordo, New Mexico in July 16, 1945. In August 1945, two atomic bombs were dropped on Nagasaki and Hiroshima and killing an estimated 340,000 people (Sherrow 88)....   [tags: plane, jet, radar, weapons]

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Experiment to Calculate Acceleration of Mass and Velocity of Free-Falling Object

- Experiment 4: Free Fall Objective: To calculate the acceleration of a mass as it falls toward earth’s surface and calculate the average velocity when measuring the total distance that the mass moved during some period of time. We had to determine the acceleration due to gravity and compare it to the standard value of 980 cm/s2. Then plot the velocity versus time, find the slope which in turn will provide the experimental value of g. (Air resistance wasn’t considered for the mass in free fall)....   [tags: force, incline plane, gravity]

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Nanny, By Mary Jo Baker

- Nanny is a 74-year-old woman that now calls Kalamazoo home, but growing up was not able call anywhere home. Mary Jo Baker also known as Nanny is my grandmother on my mother’s side of the family. She has a husband, two daughters, one son, and 8 grandchildren. Most of her years she was a stay at home mother, but once in a while picked up a job for fun. She worked as a secretary for Borgess Health and Fitness Center, as well one of those sample lady’s at Meijer. She claims her favorite job though was being an aerobic dance instructor which she did on and off for 15 years....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Anxiety, Plane]

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Graduation Speech - Original Writing

- Just as fast as I had arrived, I was being moved through the parking lot in order to get to the shuttle and signed in. My parents were behind me, waving as I walked up to the table where I told them my name in exchange for a bag full of stuff. As soon as I had everything in hand, I was hurried over to the idling shuttle bus that was to take us over to the Cedar Residence Halls which is where the Orientees were spending the night. I was handed a key and told to quickly put my things in the room along with the person right behind me, who was told to come to the same room as me....   [tags: Mother, Father, Plane, Thing]

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Alaska Airlines Flight 261

- On January 31, 2000 Alaska Airlines Flight 261 was in route from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to Seattle, Washington with a stop planned for San Francisco, California. Things went catastrophically wrong, even with the subtle hints of disaster that could be seen lurking in the shadows from takeoff. All 83 passengers and 5 crewmembers aboard the MD-83 (N963AS) ultimately paid the price for simple oversights. This paper will try to shed light into the underlying circumstances that led up to the uncontrollable crash....   [tags: catastrophic plane crashes]

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Factors That Affect An Airplane

- PROBLEM Does a paper airplane designed with more surface area allow the plane to stay aloft a longer amount of time. BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE Several forces combine to affect an airplane’s ability to fly. Thrust – A push that provides the plane with its initial acceleration Lift - Air moving under the wings of the plane providing an upwards force Drag – Air pushing against the plane, causing it to slow down Weight – The weight of the paper airplane that brings it to a landing Gravity – The weight of the force of the Earth’s gravitational pull HYPOTHESIS I believe that model number 6 with stay in the air the longest....   [tags: Model aircraft, Aircraft, Paper plane]

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Airplanes and Aerodynamics

- ... This works according to the “Bernoulli’s principle”. The reason air above the wing must be faster than below, is because pressure is lowered by the increased speed of the air over the wing. So since pressure is higher beneath the wing - it elevates. The wing is specially designed in a shape, where the top is longer than the bottom – it is shown at the bottom of this page. Think about stretching out the curved top and you’ll notice it’s longer than the bottom – if you’re wondering how it’s longer at the top....   [tags: Wind, Pressure, Plane]

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The War On Terrorist : America 's Longest War Ever Fought

- The Afghan War also named “The War on Terrorist,” is known as America’s longest war ever fought. Stemming from the day of September 11th 2001. A day in American History that we will never forget as two commercial airplanes ran into the Twin Towers in New York and one into the Pentagon. Most people remember the day the event happened, for me I was just 3 months out of high school, it was 7:30 in the morning when I get a call from my mom panting in such disbelief saying “Turn on the the news....   [tags: Sergeant, Staff Sergeant, Profanity, Plane]

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Analysis of the Use of Mobile Phones on Airplanes

- The research paper gives an account of the usage of mobile phones on aircrafts. Researchers have indicated that rules and regulations have been formulated to affirm that no one has the legal right of operating a cell phone in a plane. In the recent past, flight accidents have been on the increase with a number being pegged on hijackers, who use their mobile phones to communicate. Several specialized committees comprising independent parties that have been formed to look into plane accidents normally blame the usage of phones during flights....   [tags: flights, plane accidents, airlines, phones]

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Crash of Boeing 777 to Madagascar

- ... "What the Hell. What happened?" exclaimes Josh "I don't know. We just lost oil pressure and the controls are locked up!" "It looks like there is a piece of metal stuck in the engine and the flaps are not moving when the controls move." "We are losing altitude fast it looks like we are going to have to crash land in the ocean." " Attention all passengers as you can tell one of our engines are gone and we are losing altitude, prepare for impact." As the plane nears the middle of the Indian Ocean the co-pilot notices is looks somewhat shallow....   [tags: pilot, flight, island, plane, engines]

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My Trip At The Airport

- This is the day I thought, just after waking up from only a few hours of sleep. I had stayed up until 2am with my friends the night/morning before, even though my plane left at 5:10am. I was nervous and even though I had already packed, overpacked, my suitcase I was still running around grabbing last minute items; that shirt I forgot to grab, one more perfume, my electric toothbrush. I didn’t know how long I was going to be gone, so I couldn’t seem to get enough stuff. My bags were so stuffed that I actually had to tie my vans to my purse, which was well over packed, and I couldn’t add anything to my suitcase because it already weighted 46 pounds and the weight limit is 50 pounds....   [tags: Coming out, LGBT, Plane, Mind]

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The Bones Of The Knees

- The bones of the knees are the patella and the tibia (Hall, 2011). The muscle groups for the knees are the hamstring gracilis, and the gastrocemius (Hall, 2011). For dorsiflexion, there are no bones it is the muscles that move bones. The muscles are the tibialis anterior, peroneus tertius, extensor digitorum longus, and the extensor hallucis longus (Hall, 2011). These are the muscles that move the bones so the top foot will move towards the calf of the leg (Hall, 2011). The next flexion is plantar flexion and this one also deals mainly with muscles than bone....   [tags: Knee, Flexion, Extension, Sagittal plane]

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A Fragile Civilization in The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

- ... He awakens in others and he urges of violence. And he manipulates others of terror, by establishing ritual and beliefs. It symbolizes the brutality, tyranny. Piggy, the intellectual to the ungrateful physical and makes asthma heckled for his weakness but respected for intelligence and usefulness. His glasses that symbolize knowledge have enabled the group to have fire, essential for survival. He is the guarantor of the values of the civilization. He knows think, analyses the situation is Seer....   [tags: plane crash, stereotype, brutal, monster]

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Transportation Security Administration: Airport Protection

- A major plane crash can change hundreds of lives. If the U.S. government was not monitoring airport security, not checking bags and or passengers, then it would have allowed many dangerous people to board an airplane. The 21st century is on high alert for passenger safety because if a terrorist boards a plane it can truly be a devastating situation. Airport security is important for the safety of passengers. Risks are associated with flying; in order to assure safety, passengers need to receive full body screening....   [tags: plane crash, airport security, tsa]

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The Malaysian Flight 370

- Flight 370 was an international passenger flight that went missing on March 8, 2014. The flight was scheduled in route to Beijing, but it went missing throughout the second day after the plane took off from Kuala National Airport. At approximately 1:21 p.m., the communications and transponder signal were functioning no longer. There were no emergency calls at the time the plane had its last checkpoint. On March 24 at approximately 10p.m.Malaysia Standard Time, officials ceased the search as radio signals picked up debris found throughout a remote Indian Ocean....   [tags: missing plane, china, emergency call]

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The Art of Defence

- As Emily quickly rushed out of the door, she quickly grabbed her black down coat. She suddenly got into her friend Tailor's old Toyota Prius. Taylor imminently drove off to class. Once they got to the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, at Stanford University where they attended, they walked into Mrs.. Basile’s contemporary art class. They quickly snatched a seat next to their friend Yael in the back of the room. The eccentric teacher lectured us about Damien Hirst’s well-known spot paintings....   [tags: class, art, car, ticket, plane]

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What would Maurits Cornelis Escher’s Regular Division of the Plane with Birds look like on the torus

- Research Question: What would Maurits Cornelis Escher’s Regular Division of the Plane with Birds look like on the torus. Maurits Cornelis Escher was born in Leeuwarden, Holland in 1898. He showed an interest in design and drawing, and this led him to a career in graphic art. His work was not given much recognition until 1956 when he had his first important exhibition which led him to worldwide fame. He was inspired by the math he read about and his work related to those mathematical principles. This is interesting because he only had formal mathematical training through secondary school....   [tags: Mathematics Math]

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The Boeing 777 Jet That Disappeared in The South Indian Ocean

- Missing MH370 Flight The Boeing 777 jet disappeared in the South Indian Ocean on March 8, 2014. There were 239 passengers and crew members onboard of the plane that day. The air searches for the missing flight will end April 14th . They are preparing a robotic submarine to scan and map the oceans floor. The Bluefin is about 21 inches wide and 16 feet long. It weighs 1,650 pounds and can dive to a depth of 14,700 feet. It uses nine battery packs that can last for over 24 hours and has a 4 gigabyte flash drive....   [tags: missing plane, bluefin sub, us navy]

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Lift and the Physics of Flight

- Since the beginning of recorded history, humans have always had a fascination with flight. Now that we live in a world where boarding an airplane and flying across the country – or even the world - is simply a part of everyday life, the wonder of flight has diminished for many. Despite this, physics students from all around continue to delight in the many physical forces that play a part in keeping these huge objects (like jumbo jets) from falling out of the sky. The common explanation given to those curious about how an airplane wing produces lift uses the Bernoulli Principle....   [tags: physics lift plane airplane]

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The Secret By Brian Robeson

- Brian Robeson is thirteen years old, he lives with his mother and father and is a single child in the family of three in New York Hampton. Brian 's parents are going to get a divorce, which he knows why and calls it "The Secret." In the first part of the book we do not know what "The Secret" is, but as I got further in the book, it is that he is suspecting that his mother has cheated on his father with another man. He thinks it is a man named Jake in his mid forties, with blonde hair and towering height, he suspects this because he is silent for most of the rid to the airport, and he has seen his mom with Jake....   [tags: Mother, Father, English-language films, Plane]

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Coming From The New World

- Coming to the new world For as long as I’ve known, I’ve always called Charlotte my home. I’ve lived here for almost all my life, I have come to meet wonderful people here, and it’s a great city. But Charlotte wasn’t always my home neither was the United States. My home was across the ocean in a small town of African that’s where I was born; it’s wasn’t full of skyscrapers or lit up like the stars. It was only a small and peaceful town that had a few of my fond memories, simply on that faithful day all that would change....   [tags: Family, United States, Gloria Jones, Plane]

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What Did I Ever Do For Deserve This Ill Fate?

- I couldn’t see any other way out of this mess. I had to tell Rebecca how I had lost almost half of our savings overnight. She at least deserved to know the truth. After all, the money was for Katie’s college education. This would definitely crush her. If only I had listened to her and refused Adam’s bachelor party invitation. If only I had kept that bleak promise I made to her before leaving. I could take a loan from a friend and replace it in the account. But somehow that didn’t feel right. There had to be some other way out....   [tags: Security guard, Security, Plane, Deal or No Deal]

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Short Story : A Man With A Gopro

- Paumgarten’s story of a man with a GoPro accurately described how people think of their lives in today’s society. People are more focused on capturing a moment than living in a moment. A saying that I hear from my friends, “Pics or it didn’t’ happen” immediately came to mind after reading Paumgarten’s depiction of how our culture is changing. Paumgarten talks about the professional mountain biker Aaron Chase. Chase is sponsored by GoPro to have the cameras mounted to his helmet, then he uses it so the company can use his footage for their advertisements....   [tags: Suicide, The Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge, Plane]

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What Were You Expecting At Happen During Your Trip?

- What were you expecting to happen during your trip. Well, as you may already know, one is always positive when you are about to do this, thinking that everything is going to be fine. And because one needs the money for anything, one must remain positive, without knowing what one’s destiny will be. All your life, one does not measure these circumstances until things actually occur; one does not know how to live life and appreciate time. Another thing is that one does not look at the serious crime one is committing, since when they mention money to you, these things are not taken into account and without knowing you ended up intertwined in a place like this, and possibly even dead....   [tags: Bless you, Gesundheit, English phrases, Plane]

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Rene Descartes

- René Descartes was born on March 31, 1596, in La Haye, France, which has been renamed after him, Descartes. He was the baby out of his three siblings. His mom named Jeanne Brochard had died before he turned one year old. His father, Joachim Brochard, a council member in the provincial parliament, sent his kids to live with their grandmother. The father left them with the grandmother while he himself remarried and enjoyed the bliss of not having children under his feet. He still was a stickler for a good education and having a legacy so he sent 8 year old Rene to the Jesuit college of Henri IV where he stayed until he was 15....   [tags: coordinate plane, skepticism, math]

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Physics of Paper Airplanes

- Paper Airplanes, flight at its simplest for humans. As kids, we learned how to build paper airplanes and send them soaring into the sky. We didn't stop to think about why the airplanes where able to fly after the initial thrust we gave them or how they were able to glide for so long afterwards. Ignorance was bliss then, but now we strive to understand how things work. Looking back to the childhood past time of flying paper airplanes, I will try to explain some of the parts that make paper airplanes fly....   [tags: Physics Science Planes Plane Airplane]

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Japan, the United States, and Pearl Harbor

- ... (Back to the cryptologist and their plan) When the next day came, they came up with a plan they would trick the Japanese into revealing their targets by broadcasting "in the clear" (no Code Words) that "Midway's Water Heater is not working.” When Japan intercepted the transmission they would decrypt it and then when the United States Intercepted that transmission they could find out which target was "AF" since Japan listened to all transmissions to see if they were significant to any mission that they were doing....   [tags: Nimitz, bomb, plane]

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Biography of the Wright Brothers

- WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur and Orville Wright were well-known brothers who were inventors of airplane concept. Wilbur Wright was born in 1867 and his brother Orville was born in 1871 in Ohio, Dayton. Wilbur was the successful student and he had a chance to go Yale University but he had an unfortunate accident when he was playing ice-hockey. After this accident, he felt into depression and he didn’t want to go university, and he even didn’t graduate from high school. The brothers firstly worked in newspaper....   [tags: wing, air, pressure, plane]

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The Great Pain - Original Writing

- Chapter Forty Luke looked down at ball field and began walking down the hill toward it. Now there was no way of holding back the tears. Without sobbing or pouting, they ran down both sides of his partially sunburned face. The great pain that ravished the sanctum of his heart was for Danni Ford. She was there and then gone. It was his fault–no one else 's. He was the man in charge. Over the noise of him trekking along the loose dirt road, he heard what sounded like music but could not tell where it was coming from....   [tags: 2008 singles, 2007 singles, Plane]

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Aviation Transport and Road Travel

- aviation transport is safer than road travel A 24 year old woman from Harrison was taken to the hospital Saturday after she attempted to commit suicide in the backseat of a moving car, which caused the driver of the car to crash into several trees(UpNorthLive). While most people prefer to ride or drive in a car, it is not as safe as they may think. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, car accidents happen every minute of the day. Motor vehicle accidents occur in any part of the world every 60 seconds( USAcoverage)....   [tags: car accidents, airplane]

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September 11, 2001 Changed the World Forever

- As the blood trickled down the flight attendant’s neck, they all prayed that they wouldn’t die. A dark skined man headed toward the front of the plane to claim his next victim. He slowly pressed the cold, red blade of a knife into the pilot’s neck. Many of those who saw screamed. They all knew, then, that they would die. Passengers felt the plane take some wild turns and they realized that they had turned around. Not long after this occurred to four planes, every single passenger died. Terrorists had taken over planes in America....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Analysis Of George W. Bush

- “It’s also a memory of bravery and self- sacrifice, and the love that lays down its life for a friend- even a friend whose name it will never know.” - George W. Bush. In this quote Bush is saying that some people risked their lives in order to save total strangers life out of love and compassion. The day was September 9, 2001, 9:01 am when flight American 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, New York. The plane was hijacked by three men named Satam Alsuqami, Wail Alsher, and Waleed Alsher, who were members of Al qaeda....   [tags: September 11 attacks, World Trade Center]

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Fear of Flight on Our Family Trip to Florida

- It was summer and I was in my room playing games and then my parents came home and yelled “kids come down stairs we have exciting news for you.” My siblings and I came down stairs and heard the news that we're going on a vacation to Florida. I was excited at first because I had never been to Florida,but when I heard that we're going by plane I started to get a little nervous because I'm afraid of heights, and I had never been on an airplane. Later that day we started to pack our luggage and put into the car for tomorrow....   [tags: personal narrative]

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How Safe are Kit Airplanes?

- Kit airplanes are very unsafe to fly in, and there is information to prove that. Even though kit airplanes are easy to obtain, there are specific rules and regulations that a person must follow. Even though there certain guidelines to follow, there are still many accidents that end tragically because of the kit planes. Flying a kit airplane should require a special license, and the people building it should be required to go through a simple training class to learn how to fix minor malfunctions that may occur, and to also learn how to fly a plane correctly....   [tags: assembled, pilot, accidents]

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B-29: The Airplane that Changed the World

- “Never before had so much brain-power been focused on a single problem.”(Laurence qtd. in “Eyewitness”). Many inventions can be said to have changed the world, and the way it worked. Only a core few of these many inventions can be said to change air warfare, and few of those are as game-changing as the B-29 Superfortress by Boeing. The B-29 was the plane that dropped the atomic bombs in World War Two (“bomber”). The plane by Boeing was used most in World War Two as a strategic long-range bomber....   [tags: world war II, inventions, aircraft]

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The Downing of Korean Airlines Flight 007

- International law encompasses many aspects that seek to regulate the behavior among states during both times of war and peace. When a state proceeds to act outside of the set of international norms, the international community may act in a multitude of ways from one extreme to the other. This is what the world saw with the downing of a civilian flight in 1983. On September 1, 1983, Korean Airlines Flight 007 was on its last leg of a flight from New York City to Seoul, South Korea. At some point during the flight, for reasons that are highly speculative, the aircraft veered, off course, and crossed over the Kamchatka Peninsula into the Soviet Union....   [tags: soviet union, soviet airspace, flight 007]

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Listening For Music Take Time And Effort

- Listening to music take time and effort. When an individual decides to give music their complete attention, listening becomes easier. You mind must be acceptable to what is going to happen and your body must be willing to be in tone with the sounds. Although, I am not musically incline at the moment, so far I have learn that music have elements. Therefore, knowing the elements to music help with the procrastination of becoming one with music. The more that is being discover with music is the more intrigue you might be with learning on the topic....   [tags: Music, Musical notation, Musical form, Sound]

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Bombers of World War II

- It all started on December 7th, 1941. America had entered their Second World War following the Pearl Harbor attacks. America started its Pacific Campaign against the Imperial Japanese Army. After three years, America joined with fellow allied nations and invaded Nazi- Occupied France codename Operation Overlord. This was the biggest amphibious invasion ever recorded. From Pearl Harbor to the fall of Berlin in the spring of 1945, the American bomber plane helped defeat the Nazi regime, end the war in the Pacific, and revolutionize modern warfare....   [tags: Aircraft]

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The Terrorist Attack On The World Trade Center And The Pentagon

- As seen in the opening scenes of United 93, four men reciting prayers and preparing for what was going to be the worst terrorist attack on the United States soil, known as 9/11 (Greengrass). United 93 re-enacts the events that occurred on the plane United 93, which was in pursuit to demolish the White House the same day of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. This movie shows the final stages of the strategically planned mission that would end with the slaughter of thousands of innocent people....   [tags: September 11 attacks, Al-Qaeda, Gulf War]

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Types of Planes of World War II

- Many airplanes in World War II, helped to create innovation and inspire new ideas. Every plane played a crucial part in the war and helped to save many innocent lives. Many planes were made throughout WWII. Approximately in the U.S. about 276,000. But, many do not realize the terror the pilots would have to overcome. 43,000 planes were lost overseas, including 23,000 in combat. Another 14,000 were lost just in tests in the U.S. but, as they were lifesavers and life takers they were also ultimate war machines....   [tags: aircrafts,supermarine spitfire, p-59 mustang]

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Pilots Rely Too Much on Automation

- ... It aided pilots during WWII. The technology wasn’t that great, so pilots still struggled to fly the plane. Pilots encountered many life threatening situations in which they had to take control of the plane. Advances in technology have improved automation in many devices apart from planes. These advancements have made life easier. However, the great improvements in technology have caused people to use automation excessively. Pilots have reported touching the controls only seven times during a flight....   [tags: basic flying skills, autopilot]

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A Attack On America 's Society

- The smell of smoke and screams filled the air as an explosion tore apart Tower One of the World Trade Center in New York City. People did not realize what exactly happened until a second airplane flew into view and hit Tower Two. This was a deliberate attack on America’s symbols of freedom. September 11, 2001 changed America forever. The tragic events of that day have affected the way Americans think and respond to threats. The events that day and the days following have had a huge impact on America’s society....   [tags: September 11 attacks, World Trade Center, Al-Qaeda]

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Bernoulli´s Principle in Flight

- Review of Literature Bernoulli’s Principle A Swiss scientist who was named Daniel Bernoulli in the 18th century discovered the Bernoulli’s Principle. Bernoulli (2009) stated that when the velocity of a gas or a liquid increases the pressure of the fluid would then decrease. This can be applied to many things, such as a plane or bird. Basically anything that uses wings to fly uses the Bernoulli’s Principle. Both birds and planes take an advantage of the Bernoulli the Bernoulli’s Principle. Flight (n.d.)[online] states that airplanes and birds have an airfoil shape....   [tags: Weight, Drag, Thrust]

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Transportation and Weapons: The B-29 Superfortress

- In the 1900's, transportation and weapons became important for the different wars that the United States were involved in. Planes were one of the most significant inventions in the 20th century. Being able to fly from place to place was a new lifestyle for America's military. In World War II, military planes were a huge part of the war, and without them, many things that happened, would not have happened. As America was getting involved with Japan, they needed a more powerful plane. That plane that they needed was known as the B-29 Superfortress....   [tags: japan, little boy, fat man]

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Comparing and Contrasting Euclidean, Spherical, and Hyperbolic Geometries

- When it comes to Euclidean Geometry, Spherical Geometry and Hyperbolic Geometry there are many similarities and differences among them. For example, what may be true for Euclidean Geometry may not be true for Spherical or Hyperbolic Geometry. Many instances exist where something is true for one or two geometries but not the other geometry. However, sometimes a property is true for all three geometries. These points bring us to the purpose of this paper. This paper is an opportunity for me to demonstrate my growing understanding about Euclidean Geometry, Spherical Geometry, and Hyperbolic Geometry....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How Safe Is Air Travel

- How do you tell your three-year old daughter that there was an accident with daddy’s plane and he’s not coming home. (Hyland). This is very heartbreaking to think about and many of us wonder if airplanes actually are the safest way to travel. “When you board a plane, you put your fate in the hands of sophisticated aviation technology that is designed to prevent pilots from inadvertently putting their aircraft in danger.”(Hyland). This fear of being in danger can really have an effect on passengers, especially daily business travelers....   [tags: still the safest mode of transportation]

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An Interesting Epiphany Of Thought Of Great Dimensions

- On a recent trip to the US, I had an interesting epiphany of thought of great dimensions. One that brought a keen understanding and inference to the great disparity in policy formulation and implementation in Africa and the developing world particularly, the US. This has helped me to come to a conclusion on why the developmental divide that exist between the developing and the developed world would keep widening. On that trip, I had to go from Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts to Los Angeles International airport in Los Angeles, California....   [tags: Developing country, Developed country]

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