Long Distance Flights

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Telephone - Details of Operation - Early Commercial Instruments
... hum from nearby AC power wires had already led to the use of twisted pairs and, for long distance telephones, four-wire circuits ... Users at the beginning of the 20th century did not place long distance calls from their own telephones but made an appointment to use a special sound proofed ...
Zalma, Missouri - History
... of Heinrich’s letter, Daniel was in his 40s and did not have long to live ... first industry, and people brought their wool to this mill from distances of 100 miles (160 km) or more to be carded ... be seen today (1976) protruding from the water a short distance above the Highway 51 bridge ...
Dieudonné Costes - Long Distance Flights
... René de Vitrolles, attempting at breaking a world distance record ... He broke the world distance record on 28 October 1926, flying 5,396 km (3,351 miles) from Paris to Jask, Persia, with J ... Rignot, as a part of 19,625-km (12,187-mile) Paris-India-Paris flight ...
Robert Mac Lean - On July 29, 2003, NBC News (MSNBC) Reported TSA Plan To Remove Federal Air Marshals From Long Distan
... flights, MacLean made a disclosure exposing the TSA's cost-cutting plan that would have specifically broken federal law, the Aviation and Transportation Security Act ... the TSA formulated an operational plan to remove air marshals from nonstop, long distance flights—the type of flight used for the September 11 attacks in 2001 ... having to lodge overnight at hotels after a full duty day of long distance missions traveling away from their duty stations ...

Famous quotes containing the words flights, long and/or distance:

    Franklin said once in one of his inspired flights of malignity—
    Early to bed and early to rise
    Make a man healthy and wealth and wise.
    As if it were any object to a boy to be healthy and wealthy and wise on such terms.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    The first requirement of politics is not intellect or stamina but patience. Politics is a very long run game and the tortoise will usually beat the hare.
    John Major (b. 1943)

    The distance that the dead have gone
    Does not at first appear—
    Their coming back seems possible
    For many an ardent year.
    Emily Dickinson (1830–1886)