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- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - The history of the aircraft wash guys, part three
- As we study this grass roots history of a franchise company in the making we see how opportunity in the market grows companies and how entrepreneurial thinkers take advantage of those opportunities to deliver goods and services, which match the desires of the market place. In this review of the history of the aircraft wash guys we see the company diversifying and finding other niches to serve, som...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - The history of the aircraft wash guys, part two
- The continuation of the history of a small service franchise business in the aviation sector; whose humble beginnings began in the middle of a recession. This proves that anything is possible and that with enough will and entrepreneurial spirit no matter what the condition of your industry sector, you can succeed in America. Now then to continue the saga; Twelve year old Lance Winslow, the founder...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - The history of the aircraft wash guys, part one
- Business scholars and students throughout recent periods have studied the fascinating business model of franchising. In the most history of commerce under a common currency from Amsterdam forward to the Global Power House of the United States of America we have seen franchises lead the way. The first franchise was said to be that of the Singer Sewing Machine. Yet if one were to carefully study the...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Sex in a cessna, part iii
- So far we have learned the safety aspect of setting the aircraft up in non-restricted airspace, with auto-pilot and away from other aircraft traffic. Now we will describe sexual positions, which will help you maintain controlled flight without restricting visibility. Remember fly the plane first and worry about the sex second.So here is what we have learned for a re-cap; bring a sex towel, ...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Sex in a cessna, part ii
- Sex in a Cessna or any light plane can be exhilarating and since your flight instructor never trained you how to do this you will need to read all of this several part series of articles, we do not want you screwing things up so to speak. In part one, we explained the need for a practice area and separation between other aircraft, staying out of flight path of other aircraft and setting the aircra...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Sex in a cessna, part i
- If you have never had sex in a Cessna or other small aircraft then you probably might wish to read this article. It is fun, exhilarating and can get a little tricky if you do not do it correctly. Yes, in fact there is a right way and a wrong way to have sex in a Cessna. The reason I chose Cessna for this article is not because it is the only aircraft I have done it in; but because it is the most p...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - I am afraid of flying; you are not getting me a light plane
- Boy I have heard it all from my friends. I am afraid of flying. I am afraid of heights. I do not trust you as a pilot; yah thanks? You are not getting me in a light plane, sober; fine have a drink? I am not joining the mile high club; well that is what she said at first? You are not getting me in one of those contraptions; they always crash. Over the years, I have heard every excuse. But each time...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Learning to fly
- Flying is fun. I learned to fly myself when I was 10-years old as my dad was an Airline Pilot and former Naval Aviator. He also owned an aircraft and I caught the flying bug as they say at age ten. Flying is fun and gives you a completely different perspective of the world we live in. being able to look down on the world as if running a model train set. You can watch civilization move along the ro...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Airbus a-380 is pretty big
- You know the Airbus A-380 is so huge it takes 2 hours to load and unload and that is if you are rushing the people on and off like cattle. The aircraft holds more fuel than a Boeing 727 weighs. As a matter of fact it has more water on board for the toilets than the fuel in a Boeing 737. Enormous aircraft indeed, but there are many draw backs some you do not even want to think about; for instance i...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Really cheap airline tickets
- When you're looking for airline tickets to your specific destination, whether it be for business purposes or for a well-deserved holiday, finding really cheap airfare tickets will relieve a lot of your traveling costs.Though there are so many places offering 'really cheap airfare tickets' on the web most have some kind of strings attached ? for instance these sites may offer you really chea...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - American airlines; crash: nov. 12, 2001
- It seems there were not many comments to the AA crash of November 2001, as soon as it was ruled an accident instead of an attack the media stopped the reports and the story disappeared. The years following have been the safest years in Airline Industry History. What if the terrorists stole an Airbus instead of an easy to fly and reliable Boeing aircraft during 9-11? They may have had the tail fall...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Jet lag - you can suffer from it...or you can do what this international airline captain does
- Whatever the reason for your travel, you have made a considerable investment. It costs you time and money. If you're stuck in a hotel room suffering from jet lag symptoms, you're missing out.Obviously, you'd like to make the most of your trip. You will get the greatest return on your investment if you're out of your hotel room enjoying your destination. I can help you achieve this."W...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Entering business aviation, part v: tips on finding work
- I will not pretend that this is the easiest topic to write about. In fact, my knowledge of how one finds work as a private flight attendant is based chiefly on what others have shared with me. You can find some useful tips within the many threads written on the Corporate Flight Attendant Community message boards, but to save you from culling through hundreds of threads I will highlight various sta...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Entering business aviation, part iv: crafting a resume
- Writing a rÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â©sumÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â© can be one of the most daunting parts of any job search. Quite frankly, it is one of the most important elements in helping you finding work. A good rÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â©sumÃƒÆ’Ã†â€™Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â© can ease doors open while a poorly written one will certainly shut these very same doors. In aviation, there are certain things that must be included in a rÃƒÆ...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Entering business aviation, part iii: training options
- Time for some training! So, you are not sure what type of training you will need or how it compares to the commercial side of aviation. For starters, there are some very big differences.Please be aware that the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) do not require that a flight attendant be assigned to an aircraft with fewer than 20 seats onboard. With that being said, it is a good idea -- reg...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Entering business aviation, part ii: pay rates for flight attendants
- Pay. You know that aviation pays better than commercial, in most cases a lot better, but you aren't sure what the going rate is for a corporate flight attendant. It might surprise you to learn that pay rates vary widely depending on the type of account, your location, your responsibilities, experience, and more.Over the years I have discovered that the pay range is not set in stone. Typical...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Entering business aviation, part i: types of aircraft
- The jets that people fly in corporate aviation are usually a lot smaller than those found with the airlines. Exceptions to the rule are Boeing's BBJ and Airbus' Corporate Jet, both of which are based on some of the smaller types of aircraft marketed to the airlines.A corporate flight attendant is typically utilized on a "cabin class" aircraft. They are larger aircraft with usually 19 or les...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Find cheap tickets from all the major airlines
- All of the major airlines are now associated with different web sites allowing for you to find discount airfare and cheap tickets on the internet. One of the reasons the airlines have done this is because so many people now have access to computers and the internet.What does that mean to you as a traveler? It means that as you search the airlines for tickets you can be very selective as to ...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Airline fuel costs mount
- The airlines are huge users of fuel. Fuel costs are higher than even the cost of the aircraft. Surcharges are up to the highest point in the history of the airlines along with the fuel costs at an all time record cost. Airline tickets and airlines live and die on their ability to number one fill up planes and number two, manage their fuel costs. Discount Airlines have been able to keep flights ful...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Hypersonic or ultrasonic sound to disrupt laser beam attack on commercial airliners
- In large buildings to prevent sound pollution often double paned glass is used with music or flowing air between the panes, this works very well and is sufficient to prevent the noise. Since many commercial airliners have double paned glass already if we are careful to watch the harmonics as to not cause structural problems to the aircraft (remember the Comet), then we propose hypersound or ultras...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - General aviation manufacturing is in the tank; hang on it is going to get worse
- Change is a constant, Outsourcing Jobs, Capital flows, Emerging Markets are a given and this includes the Aviation Manufacturing Sector as we watch the current Migration pick up speed.It appears that the technological advantage that we have here in the United States is no longer going to sustain us without further advances. Previously our work in aerodynamics (during and after WWII), our in...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Preventing rapid decompression in commercial airliners
- In Flight Airline Rapid Decompression Breached Window (Airline Safety)Here is a concept worthy of mention about the issues concerning Airline International Terrorists and Guns in the Cockpit and of course Federal Air Marshals. If a gun goes off in a smaller airliner, 737 or 767 then a bullet could penetrate a window and breach the pressurization system. Now if you read science fiction there...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Airlines, price wars, and branding
- Here are some thoughts on the study of the theory of price wars as they relate to the industries like the Airlines and others. Comments on an article in Harvard Business Review in March-April edition 2000. The article was called 'How to Win a PRICE WAR'. Written by Akshay R. Rao, Mark E. Bergen and Scott Davis.They start out the article, that in the game of business, many tactics are used t...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Airline security; stewardesses the last line of defense!
- Introduction:It might come as a chock to many people, including the Stewardesses, but the fact remains that in today's Airline Industry, the Stewardess is the last line of defense!In the 11th of September terrorist attacks, on the WTC and Pentagon, the first victims were the Stewardesses. Savagely attacked by the terrorist on their way to the cockpit's and tortured to pressure pilots...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - So you want to get free airline tickets: should you choose a reward or cash back credit card?
- If you want to use a reward credit card for getting free airline tickets, you have a choice of choosing a dedicated airline credit card, a travel reward credit card or a cash back credit card. A dedicated airline credit credit card has hefty annual fees and may not be worth it if you are not a very frequent traveller or do not spend enough on your credit card. If you decide to get either ...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Top ten secrets to saving big money in the airline flights
- Do you know that some people travel around the country and abroad, for both business and pleasure, and save bundles of money in the process?They do that by using little known ways of really taking advantage of the most popular form of transportation - airline flights.They don't rely on the ever-famous "airfare price-wars". They don't rely on their travel agents to save mone...
- 2007-11-13 22:16:19 - Business aviation networking notes
- The process of finding out about a job, getting interviewed, and eventually receiving an offer for employment starts with networking. By networking I don't mean sending hundreds of copies of your resume unsolicited to H.R. managers throughout the country, but by establishing contacts with people who may be in a position to hire you or refer you to someone who does the hiring. Let's take a look at ...
- 2007-03-25 17:41:27 - When weather diverts you. . .
It's part of flying, and there's nothing you can do about it. . . perhaps.
You're trying to get to your destination, or maybe you're trying to get home. You look at the weather and no matter how you plot out your time, direction of flight, and other options, you're staying put!
Blessing or curse?
I guess it depends what you'd like to mak...
- 2007-03-25 17:41:27 - When bad things happen to good aircraft buyers: recognizing
- When Bad Things Happen To Good Aircraft Buyers: Recognizing And Avoiding Aircraft Title Problems
By Gregory J. Reigel
? 2004 All rights reserved.
Whether you are purchasing your first aircraft or the latest in a succession of aircraft, as an aircraft buyer you need to proceed with caution. If you don't, af...
- 2007-03-25 17:41:27 - What the heck is a futures contract?
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What the Heck is a Futures Contract?
Lots of people talk about futures, but what are they really? Why do you care? Because trading futures, if you use the right system, can be your path to great wealth.
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