May 13, 2013
By Gary Crump
It is no big surprise that most Americans don’t get enough sleep. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls insufficient sleep a public epidemic. A 2009 study reported that between 36 percent and 44.6 percent of adults reported unintentionally falling asleep during the day in the past month.
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The widespread presence of angle-of-attack indicators in general aviation aircraft could reduce fatal loss-of-control accidents caused by inadvertent stalls, said the FAA.
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Austrian Hannes Arch is well on his way to a Red Bull Air Race Championship following a victory in Gdynia, Poland, July 27.
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