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  • Excellence In Independent Accident Investigation
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    The Role of the National Transportation Safety Board in Aviation Safety Principles of Transportation Overview The movement of millions of passengers over distances thought impossible decades ago is symbolic of the modern air transportation era that is characterized by speed, comfort and personal convenience. The commerce of aviation, both the operation of commercial aircraft for profit and the development of aeronautical systems, is also an important symbol of national prestige and a powerful ec...
  • Frank Told Charlie
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    Eastern Airlines Facing Bankruptcy In 1986, Eastern Airlines was in desparate trouble. The fourth quarter of 1985 had shown a $67.4 million loss, and financially experts had told Frank Borman, president and chief executive officer, that the airline had three choices: 1) a 20 percent pay cut for all union and non contract employees. 2) Filing for Chapter 11 (bankruptcy) or 3) Selling the airline. On February 23, 1986, Eastern's board of directors met to decide the fate of the company. Frank Borma...
  • O While Writing On The Flip Chart
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    Using your Training Environment Tips for survival Your training environment is the most essential and important element of your presentation. It is the difference between a good presentation and one that will keep the participants asking for more. The five most important features of your training environment will be: 1. White Board 2. Flipchart 3. Projector 4. Space 5. Body Language good presenter uses his training environment in the most effective and coordinative way possible. Here are a few t...
  • Today's Surfers Use Boards
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    Surfing Surfing is a water sport that originated in what is now Hawaii. People in Hawaii were surfing before explorer Christopher Columbus sailed to the New World in 1942. Today, surfing is popular in many countries, including Australia, Brazil, France, Indonesia, Japan, Portugal, Peru, South Africa, and the United States. Ancient Hawaiians surfed on wooden boards that were up to 18 ft. Long. With the development of lighter boards, however, surfing became a popular sport. By the 1930's the solid...
  • Troll On A Sports Message Board
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    Lee Thomas Sep. 28 2001 Message Boards and their Abuse: Trolls Nowadays, anybody with and internet connection can go online and chat with a variety of peers. One of the most common places to chat is bulletin pages known as message boards. Messages written on these boards stay on the boards for everyone to view. Overtime, as people on the boards get to know each other, message boards usually end up being a part of a community. Yet, with all the activity and chatter a message board supplies, there...
  • Ouija Boards
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    Ouija Boards For those of you that do not know what a ouija board is, it is a device used to supposedly ask questions of and receive answers from a seemingly supernatural force. Using a ouija board has become a controversial subject. Some people regard them as 'evil' or a 'tool of the Devil', yet they continue to be sold in stores along Scrabble and Monopoly as a game. The Ouija board was invented in the early 1890's by William Full. It is now sold by Parker Brothers. A ouija board is a small bo...
  • Lifeboats For Everyoneon A Ship
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    Night of Terror On April 14, 1912 a great ship called the Titanic sank on its maiden voyage. That night there were many warnings of icebergs from other ships. There seems to be a conflict on whether or not the warnings reached the bridge. We may never know the answer to this question. The greatest tragedy of all may be that there were not enough lifeboats for everyoneon board. According to Walter Lord, author of The Night Lives On, the Titanic could have been saved in the very beginning ofthe cr...
  • Wake Board
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    Wakeboarding Written by: Bjorn Tonne 990-202777 Due monday, February 03, 1997 Wakeboarding is a fun and challenging sport. A couple of years ago Was boating with some friends when one of them pulled out something I had never seen before, a wake board. In the past I had tried water-skiing and knee boarding, but until then I had never heard of wake boarding, I haven't picked up a water-ski or knee board since that day. A wake board is shaped a lot like a snowboard. It is 150 cm long and about 60 c...
  • Atp Cp System With Lactic Acid
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    Surfing is the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave. It is an amazing sport to learn and it gives the rider a hell of an adrenaline rush!! There are three major phases of surfing - paddling, push up and the standing position. This report will give you a full understanding of the correct techniques to use while surfing and it also describes the basic structure and function of the muscular-skeletal and cardio-respiratory systems of the human body. It will also descri...
  • Invention The Skateboard
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    It is 9: 30 PM, the skies are dark but the gigantic stadium lights illuminate the sleek and ever so smooth ramps in the Skate Park. The crowd is in silence as a single skater is the center of attention, as he drops into the 9-foot quarter pipe. As he rolls down the ramp the distinct rumble of a skateboard can be heard, as he approaches the pyramid the crowd gasps in hopes for a great trick or a even a great fall. As the skater reaches the top of the pyramid he crouches and unleashes a huge Ollie...
  • Gun And Long Board
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    Sun, Sand, Sea, Magic. Adrenaline pulses through your body as you move in harmony with the raging sea. The sunlight reflecting off the surfaces of the water, as you glide effortlessly on your surfboard. The frothy cool foam of the sea, licking at your heels as you surf down the face of the swelling wave. The thrill and excitement of surfing isn't easily described in words, its something to be experienced. With the proper equipment and learning some simple techniques anyone can learn to surf. Cho...
  • Time To Pivot Your Board
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    Some would say it's like snowboarding, whereas others would say it's like skateboarding. I, on the other hand, believe surfing is unlike any other sport. Besides it being loads of fun and freeing your mind, it is also a great workout. Problem is, though, many people wonder how to get started and learn what to do. That's where I come in. First, you need to know the safety precautions. You absolutely have to know how to swim and be able to swim well. If this is a problem for you, you can easily co...
  • Suicides Of Officers Aboard The Sinking Ship
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    One of the greatest news headlines of all times was actually never supposed to happen. The shocking news of the sunken ocean liner the Titanic shocked millions. The sinking itself probably wouldn't have even mattered except that the builders themselves said that the ship simply could not sink. The news not only hit the United States, but countries everywhere were saddened to hear the news of "The Unsinkable" and its grave end. In 1907 a man named J. Bruce Ismay, who was the manager of White Star...
  • Surf Gear And The History
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    Surfing The intent of this paper is to introduce the reader to surfing. There are many things to learn about surfing such as its history, surf gear, and safety hints. Surfing is a water sport that involves planing, "in a controlled way", on the sloping portion of a wave as it moves toward shore. The most basic form of the sport is body surfing. It is done without a board. A person first swims toward shore "to equal the wave speed". Then the person stiffens the body in order to "plane" on the fro...
  • Wake Board
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    My life changed when I was introduced to my passion of wake boarding seven years ago with the help of one of my cousins. I remember it was a very hot, sunny day in August down on the Columbia River near Chelan. When I first started growing up I was very sketchy about the Columbia River since it was very cold and for some reason I was always intimidated to be around that river. At the time, I was very nervous about trying this new experience. With the help of my cousin on the beach I was able to ...
  • Fall In Front Of The Board
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    Keys to becoming a surfer h The first thing to know about surfing is that it is hard to learn how to do but is totally fun once you get the hang of it. So don't be discouraged. Have fun, and eventually expertise will come. The first step to learning how to surf is choosing a surfboard. The longer the board you choose the easier it will be to learn to surf. Although your maneuverability with a larger board will probably be terrible, but the key is learning to stand up and get your balance. A long...
  • Key Managers Detailing My Programme
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    recd the call letter from Madras Bearings today. They hv offered me the position of Product Manager for the industrial bearings. I would hv loved to be the senior product manager, because I am currently the area sales manager. I can't figure out if I should accept it. I am used to be a manager of a territory. Rima will not like it. Mom was happy; to her a job is important, not what I am known as. To her I continue to be rahul. When I told her, she planted a kiss on my forehead, for which I had t...
  • Next Meeting Of The Christian Education Board
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    Christian Education Board Report The Christian Education Board met at 7: 00 p.m. on Monday, October 20, 2003 and began with a prayer by Pastor Present at the meeting were Jenny read the secretary's report for the last meeting with a correction to the last report that a booth was not sponsored during the Corn Festival due to a lack of volunteers. Carol reported that the bake sale held with city-wide garage sales made a profit of $138.00. Jenny plans to continue with the story of "The Widow's Offe...
  • Town Meeting Votes
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    The main reason this paper is late is because I lost the sheets with the requirements for this, so I am basically free writing my paper. Before beginning to tell you what i saw at this town meeting I attended in Randolph, I will first start by explaining the procedures of the way they do town meetings. I spoke with the "moderator", Jon Lovell. He explained to me that the entire council is advised by 111 select citizens of the town. These citizens serve on 13 different committees. He explained so...
  • Airline Safety Regulations
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    What Should the Regulations be Regarding Airline Safety? Introduction It was early in the morning, warm & sunny. We had the day off from school for some reason, but I can't remember why. I was riding my bike in the street with my friend, Mike, about 4 blocks from my home in the North Park area of San Diego when I heard a faint blast, looked up and saw a jetliner falling out of the sky on fire. I can't remember thinking anything except "It's going to hit my house'. Then I realized there were prob...

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