Flying Blimp Walrus Could Have Assisted in Evacuations

 
What is a Walrus Super Blimp? It is a giant heavy lift Blimp being evaluated by the United States Department of Defense's special research division; DARPA. What is DARPA? Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. You see they have been looking at how to move more for less? Imagine having to move millions of tons of fighting gear to the battle area? Well giant blimps may hold the key, because they are cheap to operate, can carry lots of weight and save lots of money.
 

Mirrors to Redirect Mini Laser Weapons on Fighters for Vortex Airflows

 
Recently a new airborne laser system was announced to be put onto fighter jets, once this technology becomes more advanced we will no longer need missiles for air-to-air combat. The system, which will go onto a fighter jet would be called the; HELLADS or High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System, it is being tested now. It would be a system based on Israel's THEL system which is a mobile Tactical High Energy Laser
 

Fuselage Mounted Laser Vortex Enhancer Directed to Airfoils

 
DARPA has developed a small laser cannon, just like Star Wars to use as a weapon in a fighter plane for air to air combat, destroying enemy missiles or perhaps using a combination later on of Argon or CO2 (depending on altitude) for close air support. Recently it was announced that they would put this new airborne laser system onto fighter jets. The system, which will go onto a fighter jet would be called the; HELLADS or High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System, it is being tested now. It would be a system based on Israel's THEL system, which is a mobile Tactical High Energy Laser.
 

Jet Lag - 5 Pre-travel Steps to Reduce the Effects of Jet Lag

 
Ask any regular long-haul flyer about their experience of flying and you will soon discover that everyone has a different "magic" formula for overcoming or avoiding jet lag.
 

Jet Lag - 5 In-flight Tips

 
The secret to combating jet lag, and arriving at your destination with little or no jet lag, lies in sound preparation well in advance of your date of travel. This, however, is only the foundation of your "anti jet lag" plan and all of your sound preparatory work will be wasted if you don't also ensure that you follow a sensible routine during your flight.
 

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 some ways to help you break in to business aviation by following certain tips.
 

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.
 

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.
 

Entering Business Aviation, Part IV: Crafting a Resume

 
Writing a rйsumй 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 rйsumй 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 rйsumй to help you get noticed: getting noticed is, of course, the first step in securing an interview which may lead to employment.
 

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 standout points and include others that have been shared with me over the past several years by industry insiders:
 

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.
 
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