Ready for Takeoff?

The Potential for Low-Cost Carriers in Developing Countries


Author: Charles E. Schlumberger,Nora Weisskopf

Publisher: World Bank Publications

ISBN: 1464802831

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 8952

This book identifies the premises and prerequisites of the low-cost carriers (LCC) model, and assesses whether it could be successful in less-developed countries, in particular in Sub-Saharan Africa. Specific attention is given to the impact of LCCs on traffic stimulation through lower fares, competition, and fare levels in the market.

Ready for Takeoff

China's Advancing Aerospace Industry


Author: Roger Cliff,Chad J. R. Ohlandt,David Yang

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 083305208X

Category: Aeronautics, Commercial

Page: 142

View: 2818

Chinas current and projected aerospace market demand, domestic production capabilities, and foreign participation, and their implications for U.S. interests.

Martin Bridge Ready for Takeoff!


Author: Jessica Scott Kerrin,Joseph Kelly

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 1553377729

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 120

View: 9378

In three short stories, Martin develops a crush on his new bus driver, takes care of his friend's hamster with tragic results, and participates in a rocket exhibition that threatens a friendship.

Ready for Take-off!


Author: John Parsons

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748758708

Category: Readers (Elementary)

Page: 32

View: 9268

Ready for Takeoff!


Author: Sonia Sander

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780545219860

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 31

View: 6794

A Lego family goes to the airport to leave for a beach vacation, where they check their baggage, board the plane, and fly into the air to their destination.

Paper Flight

48 Models Ready For Takeoff


Author: Jack Botermans

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780805005004

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 120

View: 7955

This book is filled with easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams for making expertly designed paper flyers. Paper Flight also explores flight through the art of origami to create birds, a butterfly, and even a fly.

Ready for Take-off

Preparing Your Teen with ADHD Or LD for College


Author: Theresa L. Maitland,Patricia O. Quinn

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781433808913

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 208

View: 1729

In todays world, getting accepted to college is only half of the battle. Staying in there is another matter altogether. And for students ADHD or learning disabilities, staying, thriving, and graduating from college can be very challenging even for the most academically prepared students. Ready for Take-Off lays out a plan to keep students with ADHD or LD in college by first teaching parents to prepare their teen for take-off and their first solo flight away from the home. This essential resource encourages parents to adopt a unique coaching-style approach in their parenting and urges parents to stop micromanaging their teens day-to-day life. Using college readiness surveys and handy worksheets, parents can objectively determine if they areplaying a productive or nonproductive role in their teenagers life and learn ways to promote self-determination, daily living and academic skills by using the time in high school to help their teen be ready for take-off in their teen while their teen is still in high school.

The Coup Maker


Author: Caleb Havebond

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469132400

Category: Fiction

Page: 482

View: 2651

Colonel James Carlton, a decorated veteran pilot of the United States Air Force in the Vietnam War, is haunted by a nightmarish event that occurred one, deep behind enemy lines in the ravaged jungles of Vietnam, perpetrated by men within Americas shadow Government. Victor Matine is a clandestine C.I.A covert operative, known as an untouchable; Victor carries out the Agencies various black bag operations around the world in his illustrious thirty eight year career. Colonel Carlton is an F-4 Phantom fighter pilot stationed out of the 433rd tactical fighting wing in Ubon Thailand, whilst on a routine bombing mission he is shot down and safely ejects into the jungle, leading him into a perilous situation below.

Tales of a Hollywood Housewife

A Memoir by the First Mrs. Lee Marvin


Author: Betty Marvin

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781440198281

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 8181

At sixteen, Betty runs away from the small river town shes always known, to live in Los Angeles with her father, an outrageous used car salesman and avid gambler. It is the first journey in what will be a remarkable life among remarkable people: Bettys first job out of college is as Joan Crawfords nanny, caring for the Crawford children at the height of the stars career. Hollywood is about to play an even larger role in Bettys life when she meets a young ambitious actor named Lee Marvin. After a whirlwind courtship and a trip to Las Vegas, Betty and Lee are married. In this unique memoir, both hilarious and touching, we follow Betty as she creates a family with Lee, and is by his side as he works with Marlon Brando, John Wayne and a host of other stars. She is the penultimate hostess and Hollywood Housewife. Nobody knew what was really going on at home - until, unable to take Lees womanizing, drinking and abuse, Betty leaves him and strikes out on her own. What follows are adventures that could only be Betty Marvins; from the building of her career as an artist. To a love affair with an Italian King, to dire straits as investment con artists leave Betty suddenly homeless. After years of the Hollywood life, Betty is left with only her car, her dog and her typewriter. Forced to employ all of her skills to survive, she comes out on top. This is the story of a woman who finds the real riches that come with learning the value of a joyful life.

Microsoft Flight Simulator X For Pilots

Real World Training


Author: Jeff Van West,Kevin Lane-Cummings

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118080173

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 744

View: 7930

Get ready to take flight as two certified flight instructors guide you through the pilot ratings as it is done in the real world, starting with Sport Pilot training, then Private Pilot, followed by the Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot, and Air Transport Pilot. They cover the skills of flight, how to master Flight Simulator, and how to use the software as a learning tool towards your pilot’s license. More advanced topics demonstrate how Flight Simulator X can be used as a continuing learning tool and how to simulate real-world emergencies.