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Medline Transport Wheelchair with Brakes, Red (COLOR: RED) This lightweight chair weighs just 23.5 lbs! This is the ideal chair for loading into trunk, car or airplane and the rear handles fold down for easy storage or transportation. The powder coated aluminum frame is lightweight, durable, and is available in two exciting colors. The seat is made from durable and lightweight nylon upholstery and a seatbelt is included for safety. Black composite wheels require virtually no mainten..

Lightweight Transport Wheelchair is often ideal for those who need mobility assistance only temporarily or just some of the time. You’ve probably seen these chairs at the airport, transporting passengers who have difficulty walking long distances. Typically, transport chairs: Have narrow frames, which allow them to pass easily through most doors, bathroom stalls and even airplane aisles. If you use a transport chair, you might not have to retrofit the doors in your home for accessibility…

Members of No.1 Squadron RCAF ground crew tend to a Hawker Hurricane. While Leading Aircraftman P.J. Thurgeon removes the port wheel, because of faulty brakes, Sergeant Bob Fair checks to see if the craft should go into maintenance to be repaired. Often forgotten, No.1’s ground crew worked tirelessly to keep the aircraft in good repair; without them the squadron could not have flown. July 1941.

On 27 May 1985, a Lockheed TriStar (registration: G-BBAI) overran the runway at Leeds/Bradford Airport on landing from Palma after a rain shower. The aircraft was evacuated, with only minor injuries sustained by the 14 crew and 398 passengers. The accident report concluded that the overrun was caused by the inability of the aircraft to achieve the appropriate level of braking effectiveness.

Boeing 787 Dream Liner. First flight -12/15/09. Key to its performance is new technologies. Composite materials make up 50 percent of the primary structure. It has health-monitoring systems that allow it to self-monitor and report maintenance requirements to ground-based computer systems. Advances in engine technology are the biggest contributor to overall fuel efficiency improvements. Manufacturing a one-piece fuselage section eliminated 1,500 aluminum sheets and 40,000 - 50,000 fasteners.

While Hurricane Sandy was slamming the Northeast United States, Delta was cancelling many flights to that region and had to park several Boeing 757s on taxiway SJ at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. This photo was taken back in October 2012. #JvW

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