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Caravans

Passenger Lands Caravan – AVweb

A passenger with no flight training was able to land a Cessna Caravan in Palm Beach on Tuesday after the pilot collapsed at the controls. The passenger, Darren Harrison, of Lakeland, Florida, the only passenger, was able to contact air traffic control. “I’ve got a serious situation here,” the passenger said in his initial call. “My pilot has gone incoherent. I have no idea how to fly the airplane.” After some initial guidance from controllers to get the aircraft stabilize…….

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Off-Road Caravans

2022 Mazda BT-50 multi-angle off-road experience – Drive

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Our brand new multi-angle video will take you through towing with the Mazda, and give you some tips that will help keep you safe when adventuring off-road and on.

To do this, we’ve shot four different angles of the same scene at the same time, allowing you to choose what you want to watch at any time during the clip.

To change the view at any time, simply click on one of the smaller previews below the main video. You can even watch the whole clip again from a different angle e…….

Off-Road Trailers

Oilfield hauling: Strategies to mitigate maintenance costs – Overdrive

Previously in this package: How to jumpstart a career trucking in oilfield services

Clayton Driskill owns this 2018 Kenworth W900L and worked it in the Texas oilfields until he explored other parts of trucking.In addition to the longer payment terms making managing cash flow a tougher proposition than in most niches, you can also expect increased maintenance costs in oil services hauling due to the on-/off-road nature of the business. Most of the lease roads going to oil wells are no…….

Off-Road Trailers

Tiny camping trailer is an ultralight exo backpack for car and bike – New Atlas

We’ve seen a few compact tent-top box trailers out of Australia over the years, but the all-new Adventurer from Road Warrior Campers takes the “smallest of the bunch” cake. Well under 10 feet from hitch to bumper and just over 500 lb on the scales, the trailer comes ready to be towed by a larger motorcycle, trike or small car. Of course, you could pull it with a diesel truck, too, but you might just be tempted to pick it up and throw it inside the pickup box.

With a personal history of…….

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Landscaping

Our Readers Write: ‘The Throat’ landscaping, Via Capri traffic – La Jolla Light

Letters to the editor:

Finally, progress on landscaping maintenance at ‘The Throat’

Referring to your article in last week’s paper about “The Throat” or the “front door” to La Jolla (“La Jollans lament state of medians at ‘The Throat,’ blaming poor maintenance,” May 5, La Jolla Light), it appears that a small group of very intense citizens from La Jolla have made huge strides in…….

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Landscaping

How to encourage commercial landscaping clients to improve their curb appeal – Total Landscape Care

Even though we may not intend to, most of us judge a book by its cover.

Just like a boring book cover isn’t begging us to turn through the pages, an ugly or uncared for outdoor space at a commercial business isn’t begging us to open the doors and check out what is inside. However, we know even though it may be messy, overgrown, and drab on the outside, there very well could be a tidy, beautiful, legitimate business inside.

With your commercial landscape clients still fe…….

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Spas

College briefs: Ballston Spa graduates earn SUNYAC softball honors – The Daily Gazette – The Daily Gazette

A pair of Ballston Spa High School graduates were recognized Thursday with SUNYAC softball awards.

SUNY Geneseo sophomore Lauren Kersch was named the league’s top pitcher and SUNY Cortland freshman Halle Wright earned a share of the league’s top rookie honors.

Kersch, a 2020 high school graduate, has a 1.40 ERA and registered a league-high 15 wins. In 100 1-3 innings, Kersch struck out 67 batters. SUNY Geneseo’s season continues Friday in the NCAA Division III tournament……..

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Electricians

Free solar training for Victorian electricians and electrical engineers – EcoGeneration

Solar Victoria is offering fully funded training to electricians and electrical engineers wanting to gain specialist solar industry skills. The $11 million training and workforce development package is part of a suite of new training initiatives from the Victorian Government organisation – a portfolio of the Department of Environment, Water, Land and Planning – that is aiming to enhance Victoria’s clean energy workforce.

Enrolments have opened for the free “Upskil…….

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Electricians

President Biden’s Seeks to Unite Electricians, Farmers During Visit to Chicago, Kankakee – NBC Chicago

President Joe Biden praised American farmers as “the breadbasket of democracy” and union workers for “building the middle class” Wednesday during a daylong trip to Illinois that stretched from rural Kankakee County to downtown Chicago.

It was part of an effort to drum up support for his administration’s efforts to tackle rising inflation and to tout the work he’s already done for the middle class. The president also helped round up big dollars …….