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Synonyms for aeronautics

the theory and practice of navigation through air or space

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The time has come for us to take decisive action to smash air piracy once and for all," said General Benjamin O.
A federal court in Key West took little more than an hour of deliberations to find Adelmis Wilson Gonzalez guilty of air piracy in the March 31 hijacking of a Cuban passenger plane.
It was the first air piracy in Japan's aviation history.
They all face the prospect of being tried a second time for air piracy and lengthy jail sentences in China, Local press reports said that Yang was upset over the repatriation of his 11-year-old son Yang Yang together with the child of another ex-hijacker on Saturday.
The two were charged with air piracy and illegal entry in December and are awaiting trial.
An Air China pilot who hijacked his own aircraft with 96 people aboard from China to Taiwan in October was charged with air piracy and illegal entry Tuesday, Taiwan's semiofficial Central News Agency reported.
Judge Martha Quezada sent former assistant director of Civil Aeronautics, Alvaro Miranda, and his boss at the time, Mario Rivas Montealegre, to prison for crimes including drug trafficking, the falsification of documents and air piracy.
officials, including an FBI agent, is being sent to the site because the ``hijacking appears to be air piracy, and that is a crime under U.
Charged with air piracy, the seven, aged between 25 and 38, were remanded in custody until September 9 by magistrates at Harlow, Essex.
Now why are you committing acts of air piracy against my peace-loving country?
The FFDO program was created as part of the Homeland Security Act to select, train, equip and supervise volunteer pilots to defend flight decks of passenger aircraft against acts of criminal violence or air piracy.
Cabrera's plan is another equipment design for use onboard aircraft, which Cabrera maintains could be very effective in combating air piracy and air terrorism even while the plane is in flight.
Cuba's foreign ministry described the lengthy sentences for air piracy as "a positive event that contributes to stop violent attempts to emigrate".
In hijacking cases, those on board who wish to stay are eventually released on immigration parole even though they arrived by means of air piracy.
The National Defense Transportation Association wishes to express its condolences for the loss, of life as a result of the air piracy which took place on 11 September 2001.