BIG-TENT THEORY.

TIME TO OPEN THE CURTAINS?

Recreational aviation is at a crossroads. Our population is aging, and as the large cadre of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans hang up their wings, it’s also shrinking. Our fundamental question is whether we want to continue to be a somewhat elite activity that is defined by superior skill and determination, or one of a big tent, in which we encourage everyone to participate in the life-changing process of learning to fly.

I think the answer is clear. Aviation is of significant benefit to the country and to the people it inspires.

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Evening September 29, 1957 in Minsk naglyadalasya aurora

"Krasnoarmejsky truth" in a letter published in 1927 the Red Army, "We-smokers peramenniki 5th Company 191st Regiment, investigated how toxic effect of tobacco on human health and how to fight … We need to smoke a long time, many years and not including damage to health do not get anything. We will ensure that we will not burn, destroy your health. And invite all fellow Red Army to adopt our example. Comrades, study toxic effect of tobacco and lead the fight to him. NOT tobacco will host over us, and we’re working on tobacco. "In 1957, "Reddish change" writes about

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Citations past: In the evening September 29, 1957 in Minsk naglyadalasya aurora

"Krasnoarmejsky truth" in a letter published in 1927 the Red Army, "We-smokers peramenniki 5th Company 191st Regiment, investigated how toxic effect of tobacco on human health and how to fight … We need to smoke a long time, many years and not including damage to health do not get anything. We will ensure that we will not burn, destroy your health. And invite all fellow Red Army to adopt our example. Comrades, study toxic effect of tobacco and lead the fight to him. NOT tobacco will host over us, and we’re working on tobacco. "In 1957, "Reddish change" writes about

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The scientists set out to explore the polar bear population

A group of scientists National Park "Russian Arctic" and the Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic went to explore the polar bear population and Red Book mammals 

Studies are held in a joint project with the Russian Geographic Society. The expedition to the islands of the Arctic will continue until September 5.

"The scientists put the task on maps of the habitats in the archipelago populations of rare mammals and polar bears in the sanctuary," Franz Josef Land, "- said the head of the scientific research expeditions Maria Gavrilo. — It

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Whether Belarus will get a piece of Antarctica?

The main objective of the Center — to coordinate the research work of the Belarusian scientists in the polar regions of the Earth. In the near future all the more often heard the expression that the polar areas may be a rich source of minerals. What are the chances of Belarus to participate in the study of polar bowels?

There is a contract, "Antarctica" and it is not states that, that only large countries will be involved in the study of Antarctic subsurface

Acting head of the new polar research center appointed Oleg Morels, which hitherto headed the Center

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Construction of TPP Polar (Salekhard, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District) is the clock (4 photos)

"At present the work at the site of TPP Polar organized around the clock," — said Deputy General Director Sergei Shindyalov Development Corporation.

At this stage of the work to build thermal power Polar employs more than 300 people and about 80 pieces of construction equipment.

Taking all necessary measures for the timely commissioning of the first startup complex of the station, which is scheduled to end in 2013. In fact, fully completed the preparatory work for the foundation of the main building, has more than 80% of the piles. Also

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A tale of ice decorate Salehard

A tale of ice decorate Salehard

I am wondering where the capital of the district ran into blizzard? Snow dust wafting from the area at the "Geologist", working with chainsaws ten teams IX International Ice Sculpture Festival "Polar Rhapsody". Excitement has driven to the edge of the earth masters of Russian regions, as well as the USA, Malaysia, India, South Korea and Latvia.

The theme of the Polar Rhapsody "Tales of the peoples of the world." The winners of the competition "Storytellers" will be announced on November 26. And their ice fairy tale enrich our long

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In the melting of the Arctic polar ice blame fires

In the melting of the Arctic polar ice blame fires Scientists prove

With the help of satellites, scientists have traced the movement of smoke and soot produced during the polar tundra fires in the northern hemisphere and have concluded that accumulated on the ice cover of the soot particles are greatly contributed to accelerated melting of the Greenland ice last summer.

Certainly, intervened to discuss events and clear weather over Greenland, and warm coastal ocean waters. But the appearance of soot factor also played a role. We all know how dark soot from dirty snow and ice are

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The first results of the general cleaning of the Arctic

After a long flight back to Arkhangelsk research vessel Northern AHEM "Mikhail Somov". It was the longest hike of diesel-electric ice-class in recent years, which lasted 102 days.

 Photo source:dvinaland.ru

"The crew delivered to the polar stations and the island of more than two thousand tons of fuel, 300 tons of food, 250 tons of construction materials, automatic and semi-automatic equipment, — the deputy governor of the Arkhangelsk region for infrastructure development Anatoly Kojin. — But most importantly, this year began cleaning the Arctic. Hundreds of thousands, if not millions of tons of debris that remained from the

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Polar branch of Norilsk Nickel plans to recycle the dust in the nickel

Tests of vacuum treatment plants are currently undertaking mine October and Nadezhda Metallurgical Plant (NMP), members of the Polar Division of Norilsk Nickel. Photo source:24rus.ru

The mine plant is used for cleaning water drainage grooves on the NMP to collect valuable nickel dust in the smelters, Flue gas cleaning paths, crane runways.

Nickel-containing dust that collects wastewater treatment plant, is involved in further production.

This technique is used in the Taimyr Peninsula for the first time. During the tests it has already proven its efficiency: thirty minutes of melt shop plant collects 2.5 tons of dust.

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