How to Measure Length, Distance and Area on Google Maps
Measuring distance on Google Maps is fairly straightforward, but did you know it's also possible to measure area? Read on to learn how to do this.
How to Operate UAS Over People and What Is Needed to Expand 107 in the Future
UAS operations require a certification baseline to expand UAS flights. Under the current 107 regulation, operation over people must move away from waivers and the FAA should develop certification standards to lower the level of risk.
How to Safely Land an Airplane: Common Pilot Errors and Solutions
This guide will provide information on common landing errors, along with solutions to prevent accidents.
5 Common Misconceptions About Africa
Through personal experience and exposure to books and television shows, I've discovered that there are five major misconceptions that many non-Africans have about Africa in general. With clear facts and figures, I address each of these misconceptions and give you an African's perspective on Africa.
Weird Wings: From the BV 141 to the Grumman X-29
There’s an old aviation saying: “If an airplane doesn’t look right, it won’t fly right.” That doesn’t stop aircraft designers, often with government support, from developing aircraft that don’t look right. Often times it causes many to ask, why?
Emmet’s Visit to Kernow: Cornwall's History and Culture
This isn’t about my Cornish holiday; it’s a focus on the Celtic Nation of Cornwall, who under EU Law were granted national minority status by the British Government in 2014, giving them the same legal recognition as other Celtic nations in the UK including Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Fastest Cruise Ships and Ocean Liners in the World
Are Ocean Liners and Cruise Ships different? Yes? Okay, we will find out. But are they fast? Don’t know? Then definitely read on.
Fastest Aircraft Carriers and Battleships in the World
When we talk about military ships, Aircraft Carriers and Battleships are the biggest of them all. But can they move fast? You will be surprised. Let's take a look.
National March of America: The Stars and Stripes Forever Lyrics
What better salute to a country’s flag than with a piece of music that reflects the patriotic message that it stands for. This article explores the National March of America: the Stars and Stripes Forever Lyrics.
Understanding Gold Purity: 9K, 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K, and 24K
You may have previously thought that gold is gold, but actually, gold varies in purity. Here's how to understand the difference between 9K, 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K, and 24K gold.
Venice Is Sinking: Struggles of the City Built on Water
Being built on water is one of Venice's charming characteristics, but also the very thing that is threatening its survival. Venice's environmental challenges may ruin it or even sink it forever. Global warming is posing new threats to the beautiful Italian city.
Balloon Twisting or Sculpture, Mass Releases, and Wildlife Safety
Balloons are used for twisting and sculpture creation. Some of the sculptures are artistic and impressive. Discarded balloons can be dangerous for wildlife.