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Stowaway Teen Was Disoriented, Could Barely Walk After Wheel Well Flight From San Jose To Hawaii

SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) — Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner’s wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials who reviewed video of his arrival said Wednesday. 747 more words


Flight Simulator Tools

I recently finished my Private Pilot’s credentials.  Flight simulation was a big part of the training, and it is now a big part of my on-going currency and continued professional development. 79 more words


Cheerful Travel

I hadn’t been to Florida since Spring Break of my sophomore year. I had a great time that week even though by most collegiate standards the vacation I had was dull compared to the bacchanalian revelry one sees along the coasts. 1,790 more words

Morning Light at Borrego Springs

Morning light breaks on the eastern face of Hot Springs Mountain. The patterns of Borrego Springs appear etched in the misty shadows of the desert while the sun begins to illuminate the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to the south of the Springs. 44 more words

Aerial Photography

The Sky's Limits

Every day around 30,000 aircraft take to Europe’s skies. Choreographing this airborne dance is daunting. At the moment, it’s orchestrated by the disparate air traffic management systems of each European country, with control handed over at border crossings. 199 more words