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What is the ground effect? Bizarre 'floating' RISK to aircraft during takeoff and landing

What is the ground effect? Bizarre 'floating' RISK to aircraft during takeoff and landing
What is the ground effect? Bizarre ‘floating’ RISK to aircraft during takeoff and landing The ground effect is one of aviation’s more unusual principles.  It is described as the patch of air planes encounter close to the runway, just as they takeoff and land.  The ground effect occurs in the space below the height of an aircraft’s wingspan.  It’s caused... Read More

Kelly to oversee most Cabinet travel after Price resigns

Kelly to oversee most Cabinet travel after Price resigns
Kelly to oversee most Cabinet travel after Price resigns close White House: Prior approval now required for private flights Trump administration announces new policy White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has been given the authority to sign off on most Cabinet members’ travel on government–owned, rented, leased or chartered aircraft following the resignation of Health and Human Services... Read More

Free Repair, Rebuilding Advice at Ace Hardware Store in Houston

Free Repair, Rebuilding Advice at Ace Hardware Store in Houston AUSTIN, Texas – Texas residents who experienced damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding can get free advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from hazard mitigation specialists at an Ace Hardware store in Houston. These experts will be in the store for six days starting Monday, Oct. 2,... Read More

Aztecs Preview: Northern Illinois

Aztecs Preview: Northern Illinois SAN DIEGO (AP) — Behind star running back Rashaad Penny, the undefeated San Diego State Aztecs are reaching heights they haven’t attained in decades. Their No. 19 ranking matches their highest spot since 1978. When the Aztecs (4-0) host Northern Illinois (2-1) on Saturday night, it’ll be their first home game as a nationally ranked team... Read More

DEMENTIA SIGN: Older people who lose sense of smell more likely to develop dementia

DEMENTIA SIGN: Older people who lose sense of smell more likely to develop dementia
DEMENTIA SIGN: Older people who lose sense of smell more likely to develop dementia Being unable to pick out common odours is a red flag for the risk of suffering the devastating condition.  The breakthrough means dementia could soon be predicted accurately with a simple smell test five years before symptoms develop.  The new “early warning sign” could mean earlier... Read More