2000 MILLENNIUM SPECIAL..

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    • HISTORY: FROM CONVERTED BIPLANE BOMBERS TO 100-SEAT JETS, THE REGIONAL AIRLINE INDUSTRY HAS COME A VERY LONG WAY. -- TRAINING: ONCE THE ONLY WAY TO LEARN TO FLY WAS TO FLY, BUT NOW SIMULATORS PROVIDE SAFE AND REALISTIC TRAINING. -- AVIONICS: INSTEAD OF FOLLOWING RAILWAY LINES, PILOTS CAN NOW USE GLASS COCKPITS AND MAKE ALMOST BLIND LANDINGS IN POOR VISIBILITY. -- POWERPLANTS: PROPELLERS ARE STILL AROUND, BUT TURBOFANS NOW ARE OF INCREASING IMPORTANCE IN THE REGIONAL AIRCRAFT MARKET. -- AIRPORTS: REGIONAL AIRLINES STILL USE GRASS STRIPS IN SOME PARTS OF THE WORLD, BUT THEY ARE JUST AS FAMILIAR WITH INTERNATIONAL HUB AIRPORTS. REGIONAL AIRLINE WORLD, V. 16, NO. 87 (DEC. 1999), P. 9-36: ILL.
  • Publication Date: 1999-12

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  • Accession Number: 00897503
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University, Evanston
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Mar 29 2000 12:00AM