UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND Flying Team in national competition: second by inches
The University of North Dakota (UND) Flying Team took second with a score of 355, only four points behind the winner, out of 28 schools at the National Intercollegiate Flying Associations (NIFAs) Safe... Posted on 5/21/13 at 2:01 PM
REGGIE TALES Flight: Reviewed
I went to see the Denzel Washington movie, "Flight," this weekend. And, if I hadn't just seen "Argo," I would be proclaiming "Flight" as the best movie I've seen in years. But it will have to settle... Posted on 11/6/12 at 2:03 PM
THE NEW FORTY Merry matters...
When I fly, I tend to fly Delta. The choice of Delta is primarily based on access and benefits. Fargo's Hector Airport only has so many carriers; and, while I travel a fair amount, I don't travel enou... Posted on 3/18/12 at 10:32 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Help wanted: A blogger to write about military heroes
"Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous" - Albert Einstein.
That isone of my all time favorite quotations and something Ithink about today as we approach Memorial Day and I look back on ... Posted on 5/27/11 at 11:29 AM
ASTRO BOB Poyekhali! (Off we go!)
The hour-and-a half long movie "First Orbit" includes original video and audio from Yuri Gagarin's historic orbit of Earth, news reports from the time and video from the space station to recreate hum... Posted on 4/13/11 at 9:12 AM
A Samoan airline that says it is the world's first carrier to charge passengers by their weight rather than per seat defends the plan as the fairest way to fly, in some cases actually ending up cheaper than conventional tickets.
A private jet apparently experiencing mechanical trouble crashed Sunday in a northern Indiana neighborhood, leaving multiple people dead after it hit three homes, becoming lodged in one of them, authorities and witnesses said.
Jerry Joyce made his flight in 2009, and he still gets choked up about it. “When we left Grand Forks, there were Air Force and National Guard people there who carried our bags,” he said. “They treated us like we were really special.” That was the plan.
Grand Forks airport officials lately have been repeating some advice borrowed from an airline: “Fly United.” The airport has had direct daily flights to Denver by United Airlines since early October, but passengers have been slower to embrace the new service than the Airport Authority would like.
Roger Latham had considered taking a short flight Tuesday night in his small plane with his flying instructor and a couple of other experienced pilots to attend a conference on flight safety held by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Emily Wagster Pettus and Holbrook Mohr
, November 14, 2012
The approval comes one year and one day after Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, became the first private business to launch a capsule into orbit and return it safely to Earth. On Feb. 7, SpaceX will attempt another orbital flight from Cape Canaveral. This time, the unmanned Dragon capsule will fly to the space station and dock with a load of supplies.
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