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Flight Pressurization
Saturday, 23 December 2006
On a recent flight, after landing, I noticed that the altimeter in my GPS had been switched on half way through the first of three flight segments. I had left it in my checked luggage, and probably
 
Ultimate Transportation
Monday, 13 November 2006
The biggest problem with cars are that they have to be driven by human beings, and then left wherever that human being wants to go until they come back. This causes resource issues, as land area is
 
Economics of Flights
Monday, 13 November 2006
Or, why do seats have to be so close together?
 
Your average airline has 31 inches of space from the back of one seat to the back of another, called seat pitch. This means that my knees don’t
 
Countrywide Congestion Charging
Tuesday, 8 August 2006
Any scarce resource typically when priced in a free market will attract higher prices than a resource that is more abundant. Something that is freely available would typically have no value. For
 
High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes
Saturday, 29 July 2006
The UK government is finally waking up to the fact that roads are there to transport people and goods, not vehicles. High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes increase the number of people that a road can
 
Just some rantings on various subjects...