German airlines adopt two-person cockpit rule: Aviation body
BERLIN - German airlines have agreed new rules to ensure that two crew members are in a planes's cockpit at all times, the aviation association BDL announced Friday. The decision came after the co-pilot of a Germanwings flight crashed the plane in the French Alps, killing all 150 aboard while alone in the cockpit. The BDL and German transport ministry held a meeting "after the tragic plane crash ...
SMART bus GM pledges better access
Those opt-out communities over the years couldn't afford the service, found too few residents benefitted, and couldn't justify the expense for non-residents seeking jobs in their community.
All aboard the Internet of Things bandwagon
If you’re a sports fan, you’re likely familiar with the term "bandwagon fan" -- we all know someone that has "jumped on the bandwagon" based on a team’s recent success. Often, these "fans" face backlash from diehard followers due to a perceived lack of prior support and limited knowledge of the team. However, in the technology world, being a bandwagon fan can be the difference between success ...
Southwest Airlines Finishes Makeup Inspections
All 128 737-700 Airplanes Cleared To Fly Southwest Airlines has completed maintenance checks of a backup hydraulic system aboard all but one of the 128 737-700 airplanes that had been briefly grounded last Tuesday.
‘The Flash,’ ‘iZombie,’ and ‘Arrow’ lead TV ships of the week
Ships this week are lead by Marbekah, WestAllen, Olicity, and more. Every week, ships, A.K.A. relationships, are highlighted on our favorite TV shows. Which were your favorite partners and pairings this week? Did your favorite ship sail this week, did a new one launch, or did yours sadly sink? If you love shipping, you know […] The post ‘The Flash,’ ‘iZombie,’ and ‘Arrow’ lead TV ships of the ...
BMW X5 xDrive40e Hybrid
THE FIRST PRODUCTION PLUG -IN hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) from the BMW core brand is a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). Permanent all-wheel drive and the BMW EfficientDynamics eDrive technology endow the new BMW X5 xDrive40e with sportiness and poise on the one hand and outstanding efficiency on the other.