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Iberia, Economy Class - Airbus A 319: Jerez to Madrid

After two months on the ground, I finally resumed my travels last Friday with a flight from Zürich to Madrid and then from there on to Jerez, where I gave a presentation on the implementation of the ICAO language proficiency requirements and the need to also assess native speakers of English. 965 more words


8 Tips for First-Time Hong Kong Traveler

If you’re traveling to Hong Kong for the first time, it can be a bit intimidating. First off — it has one of the largest and tallest skylines in the world. 869 more words


Future astronauts could 'feel' alien ground with new space boots

New technology developed by Draper labs could help astronauts actually feel the ground beneath them. The product in question is a boot, outfitted with sensors and feedback motors that generate tactile response based on what they detect. 286 more words


Atlanta's transportation and mobility challenges are at crisis levels

Atlanta is poised to be one of the great cities of the world if it executes a robust regional transportation, transit, and commuter mobility system. 813 more words

Double Deckers for Vancouver

Translink is saying that it will start trials of doubledeck buses this year. I just came across a picture of a German bus in Berlin… 136 more words


National Hispanic Heritage Month: Henry Garcia, USCG

In 1928, former U.S. Naval Academy midshipman Henry Garcia received a U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) commission. In doing so, Puerto Rican-born Garcia made history by becoming that military branch’s first officially recognized minority officer. 68 more words


Today in Transportation History - 2016: The First Asian Woman to Fly Solo Around the World

Airline transport pilot and certified flight instructor Wang Zheng (also known as Julie Wang) became the first Asian woman to circumnavigate the Earth in an airplane, and the first Chinese woman to fly solo around the world, when she returned to the Texas town of Addison in the Dallas area 33 days after starting her global journey there. 126 more words