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a leather strap having one end cut into thongs, formerly used as an instrument of punishment by a schoolteacher
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5) Why might the Berman taw that requires the suppression of criminals' names in news accounts be impractical in the Internet age?
Gulfstream II and Gulfstream IIb operators/owners can contact Kevin Jordan at (214) 654-1511 for more information about Business Jet Services' TAWS solution.
The TAWS algorithm is tailored to each platform, taking into account such factors as low-transition takeoffs, low-altitude tactics, transonic flight, autorotation, wingman crossunder, minimum-altitude weapons release, deck-edge crossings and tail strikes, and high sink-rate landings.
registered, turbine-powered aircraft with six or more passenger seats be equipped with certified TAWS technology by the end of March 2005.
Our new interactive TAWS site was designed to give pilots a better understanding of the new mandate, and a chance to "sample" our LandMark(TM) TAWS system in a virtual environment," states Adrienne Stevens, Sales and Marketing Director.
ACSS has demonstrated significant leadership in the development of TCAS, TAWS, and other technologies that have enhanced situational awareness for our pilots.
Taws, 33, pleaded guilty to causing harassment, alarm or distress before Newcastle magistrates and was given a six-month conditional discharge.
Taws, 33, was slapped with a two-year Anti-Social Behaviour Order (Asbo) after terrifying shop workers and passers-by with his rowdy rants.
Taws, of Hexham House, Walker, Newcastle, faces arrest and possible jail if he breaks the terms of his conditions.
The Cockpit/IP Flat Panel Display System presents other situational data such as TCAS, TAWS, and RVSM, as well as critical Primary Flight information Coattitude direction indication (ADI), horizontal situation indication (HSI), altimeter, airspeed, vertical speed, and radio magnetic indication.
Serial pest Thomas Taws has been banned from begging.
Second prize of a Shoefayre handbag went to Helen Pocklington, and Gillian Taws took away an Elizabeth Arden gift set from Superdrug.