By Erika Armstrong
“Ladies and gents, welcome aboard your flight. As you step onto my airplane, take a brief look into the cockpit. Yep, that’s me sitting within the captains’ seat, and that’s my first officer giggling approximately how he by chance locked himself out of his lodge room. bare. Again.
We’re either a bit ripe from flying for the final 5 days, yet we’re nonetheless smiling simply because now we have spent years and hundreds of thousands of hours education and residing an unusual way of life to be up the following for you.
For the following couple of hours, you should flip your existence over to us. It’s demanding to belief others, and there are moments if you don’t have a call approximately being up to speed. in the course of these moments, you’ll simply need to tighten your seatbelt and belief that others gets you thru the storm.
Our path this day will take you thru a section of my existence up within the air, and you may see belongings you may perhaps by no means think. considering the fact that i've been locked within the cockpit with males for numerous hundreds of thousands of hours through the years, i've been given a standpoint few get to adventure. that can assist you see a unique viewpoint, too, i'm providing you with a record to exploit as we circulate alongside our course. it's going to take you from gate to gate, and whilst we’re performed, we'll have either discovered a bit extra approximately what it takes to fly.
Now…just chill out and sit back. It’s going to be a bumpy ride.”
Erika Armstrong has labored each point of aviation in her twenty-five years within the undefined, together with a world company airline captain. She is an award-winning employees author for Colorado Serenity journal and is a certified pilot columnist for Disciples of Flight, NYC Aviation, Contrails, Flying, LinkedIn, and enterprise Insider and is the landlord of cutting edge Aviation Consulting.
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Having recently completed a follow-on review of mathematics education research in the country from 2007–2015, we found a notable increase in published research on mathematics (Adler & Alshwaik, in press). That the work of the two Chairs has been influential in this, thus establishing this field of work in the country, is evident, in that the majority of the publications in national journals, and almost all that were published in high-status international journals, have come from the work of the Chairs.
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