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Synonyms for aeronautics

the theory and practice of navigation through air or space

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See Rene Mankiewicz, "La problematique de la 'piraterie aerienne' " [The "air piracy" problems), Etudes internationales 8, no.
The 82 passengers and five crew aboard the twin-jet Boeing 737 were at the whim of terrorists whose fanaticism had rarely been matched in the grisly history of air piracy.
Title II of the Act makes several adjustments in federal death penalty law, which concern air piracy cases arising before 1994, a redundant procedural mechanism in federal capital drug cases, supervised release for terrorism offenses, and a transfer of the law governing the appointment of counsel in capital cases.
David was an information officer for the Federal Aviation Administration and while there he was asked to be part of a special task force to prevent air piracy. They did some great work and made great strides such as a profiling tool devised by John Dailey, who was the top psychologist at the FAA.
The man was convicted of air piracy and hostage-taking.
But the story's concluding prediction unfortunately has not come true, "that if the American public gives us its full support, we can win a decisive victory in the war against air piracy."
A Florida court convicted a Cuban hijacker of air piracy in the March diversion of a passenger plane to Key West.
A Cuban accused of using fake hand grenades to hijack a Cuban government passenger plane pleaded not guilty to air piracy charges in a US court.
The topic was the arming of airline pilots as a defense against air piracy and terrorism.
I'd like to point out some fallacies in Merril Goozner's article "Air Piracy" in your June 4, 2001, issue.
Tanaka also told the court that he has no intention to contest the basic facts surrounding the 1970 hijacking, the first air piracy in Japan.
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.