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Although it was not until 1925, that Marine aviation appeared at all in the annual schedule of the Naval Aeronautical Organization, it had been considered from its creation as an integral part of the naval forces.
The director of the new division served as an adviser to the Commandant on all aviation matters, and as a liaison officer between the Marine Corps and the Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics.
Aviation units, as part of our Fleet Marine Force, remain in close proximity to amphibious shipping, and stand as a constant reminder that Marines are ready and able to counter aggression in any quarter of the globe, ever assisting our Navy in extending the long arm of seapower ashore.
www.au.af.mil /au/awc/awcgate/usmchist/aviation.txt   (3403 words)

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April 4 - Jerusalem pogrom of April, 1920 — Violence between Arabic and Jewish resident in Jerusalem — governor declares the state of siege
The first broadcast was the results of the U.S. presidential election, 1920.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/19/1920.html   (1702 words)

1920 in aviation 1920 in film 1920 in literature 1920 in music 1920 in science 1920 in sports 1920 state leaders 1920 in Canada
VfL Osterspai 1920 e.V. - Der Landesligist stellt sich vor.
The Crisis in Russia (1920) - British reporter Arthur Ransome's detailed analysis and explanation of the new Soviet regime, written a year after his book "Russia in 1919".
www.nebulasearch.com /encyclopedia/article/1920.html   (2198 words)

 Sopwith Aviation Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Sopwith Aviation Company was a British aircraft company that manufactured aeroplanes for the British Military in the first world war, most famously the Sopwith Camel.
The company folded in 1920 as a consequence of the drop in orders after the end of the war as well as rising tax rates.
The company's chief test pilot was Harry Hawker who in 1920 with Sopwith, Fred Sigrist and Bill Eyre, formed H.G. Hawker Engineering, forerunner of the Hawker-Siddeley Aviation company which produced many famous fighter aircraft, including the Hurricane, Hunter and Harrier.
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 ATSB - Aviation Safety
For example, the investigation into aviation fuel contamination affecting thousands of smaller aircraft at the end of 1999, could have led to a serious accident and highlighted a range of safety deficiencies in global aviation fuel standards and refining.
The ATSB makes a significant contribution to the safety of the Australian aviation industry through investigation, analysis, open reporting and education on civil aviation safety matters free of any conflict of interest and without 'fear or favour'.
The objective of investigating accidents and incidents is to prevent the occurrence of future accidents and not for the purposes of apportioning blame or liability.
www.atsb.gov.au /aviation/index.cfm   (422 words)

 Sopwith Camel
1920, July 25 - J.Prieditis flew this aircraft in the Aviation Festival at Spilve, Riga.
July 2, 1920 - V.Jakubovs executes a flyover in #9 at the funeral of aviator Augusts Sparins.
July 25, 1920 - flown (by V.Jakubovs) in the Aviation Festival at Spilve, Riga.
latvianaviation.com /Camel.html   (708 words)

 U.S. Repositories Listing - Smithsonian Institution
There are articles on aviation insurance in 1912, the Coupe Michelin and the conditions of the Peking to Paris aviation event.
He was active in aviation from 1911-1967, at the Chicago Flying Field 1912-1919, and the new Ashburn Field in Chicago, 1916 and member of the Early Birds.
She invited the young aviators to her home which came to be called "The Hangar." She avidly collected photographs and autographs from the aviators.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/arch/arch_repos/GUIDE.PT7.html   (16753 words)

 NewYorkHotelInfo.com - Aviation Accidents Links
Aviation Safety Network - an airliner accident database with listings of all airliner hull-loss accidents since 1945.
NTSB Aviation Accident/Incident Database - aviation accident data and causal factors.
PlaneCrashInfo.com - database of major aviation accidents from 1908 to the present, including a list of famous people who have been killed in plane crashes.
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 1920 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Elections for the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation are complete.
March 31 - Government of Ireland Act 1920 is presented in British parliament.
November 11 - Unknown Soldier buried in Westminster Abbey.
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 Lane Aviation - Aircraft Sales, Service, Parts & Agricultural Flying
Today, Lane Aviation President Grant Lane continues his father’s legacy, focusing on responsiveness and performance to meet the needs of the agricultural aircraft community.
To this end, Lane Aviation developed the first dry fertilizer spreader (now mass-produced by Transland), a Pratt and Whitney turbine conversion on the Ayres Thrush, a popular electric pump brake, and an air-conditioning system for 400 and 500 series turbine Air Tractor aircraft.
Lane Aviation is the oldest and one of the most successful dealers of the world’s leading ag aircraft: Air Tractor.
www.laneav.com /aboutlane/about.asp   (251 words)

 Early Coast Guard Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Captain [(brevet--in 1920 his permanent rank was a first lieutenant) Stanley V. ] Parker, then head of aviation matters at headquarters at that time, wrote to him after his graduation from flight school and noted: "We are very gratified at the splendid showing made by Coast Guard officers on duty at Pensacola.
In 1920, [the] Coast Guard's first air station was in operation--all on a "shoestring." In 1922, this station had to be placed out of commission because funds were not obtainable from Congress for its continuance.
Around the latter part of May 1920, this flight class completed its heavier-than-air training and each graduate received his coveted "wings" as [a] "Naval Aviator." Navy and Marine officers were detached and assigned to aviation billets.
www.uscg.mil /hq/g-cp/history/AC_Early_CG_Aviation_Wishar.html   (4011 words)

 Database index
All civil aviation accidents of scheduled and non-scheduled passenger airliners worldwide, which resulted in at least one fatality (all U.S. Part 121 and most Part 135 fatal accidents).
All military aviation accidents involving transports which resulted in a high number of fatalities.
All aviation accidents involving helicopters, both civil and military, which resulted in a high number of fatalities.
www.planecrashinfo.com /database.htm   (131 words)

 Stinson, Junkers, Royal Flying Corps, Winnipeg Falcons Pictures
He played hockey with the Winnipeg Falcons, winning both the Allan Cup and Canada's first Olympic Hockey Gold Medal in 1920.
Excerpts from his flying logbook records are also included in the diary pages at the appropriate dates.
Taken in the late 1930s and early 1940s in Winnipeg and probably Fort Resolution in the N.W.T., Northern Canada.
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 1920 In Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
"The Spectacle of Flight: Aviation and the Western Imagination, 1920-1950" is a cultural history, a term that may appear oxymoronic nowadays, when air travel...
The EU-China Aviation Summit, which is jointly organised by the...
aviator and co-founder of Rolls-Royce, becomes Britain's first aviation fatality when he crashes his Wright biplane near Bournemouth.
1920-in-aviation.wikiverse.org   (381 words)

 Vehicles - General Aircraft - Instructor
Essentially, general aviation is a catchall for everything that doesn't fall under the first two categories.
Nowadays the commercial aspect of general aviation is extremely broad, but this status owes much of its development to the hundreds of young, inventive aviator entrepreneurs that seemed to flourish in the 1920's.
Another incredible discovery for aviation pioneered in the 1920's and 1930's was the use of the airplane not because of its ability to transport, but rather due to its bird's-eye view of the world.
wings.avkids.com /Book/Vehicles/instructor/general-01.html   (2312 words)

 Aviation Resource - History - 1900-1920
These and other early flights were headline events, but commercial aviation was very slow to catch on with the general public, most of which was afraid to ride in the new flying machines.
On the other hand, the war was bad for commercial aviation in several ways.
However, nothing similar occurred in the United States where there were no such natural obstacles isolating major cities and where railroads could transport people almost as fast as an airplane, and in considerably more comfort.
www.geocities.com /CapeCanaveral/4294/history/1900_1920.html   (902 words)

 Chronology of Events - 1920
May 22 F.Zutte, future commander of the Aviation Park, is promoted to the rank of Captain.
July 2 At the funeral of 1st Lt. Sparins, aviators P.Abrams, A.Joniskans, J.Prieditis, A.Lagzdins and V.Jakubovs flew over the procession in LVG #25, Hannover #21 and Sopwith Camel #9.
August 26 The fund for wounded aviators is created and, until 1940, it continued to provide financial support for aviators wounded in the line of duty and to families of aviators who perished.
latvianaviation.com /C1920.html   (1646 words)

 Fairchild History
The Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation was the first of a number of aviation and aerospace companies to bear the Fairchild name.
In 1920, the invention of the first large, high speed, between-the-lens shutter for aerial cameras made accurate aerial mapping possible for the first time.
In the 1920's, commercial aviation was in its infancy, and in order to produce aircraft suitable for this industry, as well as for aerial surveying, Mr.
www.fairchild.com /history.htm   (1257 words)

 PBS - Chasing the Sun - Timeline: 1920 to 1929
The government contracts that were subsequently awarded helped determine which airlines would dominate commercial aviation - airlines including United Airlines, American Airlines and TWA.
Charles Lindbergh, flying his Spirit of St. Louis, becomes the first aviator to cross the Atlantic solo.
Much of their early years together are spent flying, with Anne serving as co-pilot, navigator and radio operator on expeditions with her husband.
www.pbs.org /kcet/chasingthesun/timeline/1920.html   (304 words)

 Naval Aviation 1920-29
Industrial and governmental research with fuels, of which this was a part, eventually resulted in the development of tetraethyl-lead as an additive for aviation fuels and of iso-octane as a standard for antiknock characteristics.
Appointed on 23 September 1924 to consider recent developments in aviation and to recommend a policy for the development of the Navy in its various branches, the board devoted most of its discussion to the importance of the battleship, but in its recommendations gave prominence to aviation.
Its recommendations against a separate air force and in favor of representation for aviation on operational commands and high level administrative offices, and its recognition of the need for a policy of long-range procurement and standard replacement schedules were among those of special interest to the Navy.
www.history.navy.mil /branches/avchr3.htm   (11156 words)

 Air Transportation: The Pioneering Years: Commercial Aviation 1920-1930
According to the aviation historian Roger Bilstein, it is uncertain when the first scheduled passenger service in the United States began.
Harry Guggenheim, the son of a multimillionaire, an ex-navy pilot, and an aviation enthusiast, established a foundation in the late 1920s to teach aeronautical engineers at universities and develop flight instruments.
Funding influences the direction of science by virtue of the decisions that are made on which research to support.
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Commercial_Aviation/1920s/Tran1.htm   (1362 words)

 1920 Art Aviation Circa
Kansas Aviation Museum preserving the aviation achievements of the Air Capital of the World.
The Kansas Aviation Museum is housed in the aerodrome historical district of the original (circa late 1920s...
Military, aviation and naval art prints and original military paintings by military, aviation and naval artists...
www.home-decor-and-more.net /1/1920-art-aviation-circa.html   (440 words)

 Aeronautics and Astronautics Chronology, 1920-24
March 1: The NACA proposed a national aviation policy establishing a Bureau of Aeronautics in the Commerce Department, authorizing airplane competition to stimulate new designs, increasing Army and Navy air appropriations, expanding the Air Mail Service, and expanding research at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory.
During 1920: NACA Report No. 84, entitled "Data on the Design of Plywood for Aircraft," by Armin Elmendorf of the Forest Service, provided basic guidance for aircraft design as well as broader applications.
After a series of meetings this committee's report was approved by the Executive Committee of NACA on April 9, and transmitted to the President.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/Timeline/1920-24.html   (4108 words)

 Aviation photos and links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Aviation photos and the canadian flight instructor websupport pages general web portals aviationcanada an aviation magazine and web portal with good generic welcome to the european aviation safety agency.
the european aviation safety agency is an agency of the european union which has been given specific regulatory and executive tasks in the field of aviation safety.
the european aviation safety agency is a key part of the european unions strategy to establish and maintain a high uniform level of civil aviation certification freedom of information act international aviation pilots notams rulemaking information security tips for air travelers space transportation temporary flight restrictions.
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 New Zealand Serials - Avro 504K
Purchased by Canterbury Aviation Company on 25 July 1919 and arrived in New Zealand on 24 December 1919.
Completed first flight across Cook Stait from South Island to North Island on 25 August 1920 and the first flight in the opposite direction on 28 August of that year.
To Arrow Aviation Co. where it was named "The Blazing Arrow" in December 1923.
www.adf-serials.com /nz-serials/d6243.shtml   (1173 words)

 McDonnell Douglas: Douglas Aircraft 1920-1997, Revised (Putnam Aviation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When first published in 1979, this reference was acclaimed as an important contribution to aviation history and one of the most comprehensive of all of the Putnam manufacturing series.
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 Swedish Take-Off - The Early 1920's
The latter is far from new to civil aviation.
Suitable space is leased in the harbour of the Northern town of Sundsvall.
In 1923 there is a big aviation event in Gothenburg.
www.ungermark.se /eaba.html   (2591 words)

 Isle of Man Airport Website - Manx Aviation History
These pages contain text and images describing both aviation in the Isle of Man generally, and the development of Ronaldsway as an airport.
It has become apparent that this area will never actually be completed - as research continues more and more material is being discovered, and so it is intended to incorporate it into the collection on an on-going basis.
If you are interested in aviation history then it will be worth checking back here regularly.
www.iom-airport.com /virtual/history   (138 words)

 World Aircraft Carriers List: US Seaplane Tenders: Miscellaneous
Operational: Operated as an aviation station ships at Pensacola, Although nominally capable of operating seaplanes while underway, most of their seaplane service was as a station ships.
Temporarily assigned to duties as aviation tenders in 1919, but remained in the aviation role for an extended period due to lack of replacements.
Little is known about this ship, but it is believed that she was not extensively converted to a seaplane role, and probably operated mainly as a transport and logistics ship in support of other aviation units.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/carriers/us_sea1.htm   (2483 words)

 Civil Aviation 1920-1962, Archive Editions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
But it was the selection of the Arab coast route to India which reflected Britain's close relationship with the Gulf emirates and which shows, through the documents, the development of political and commercial influence in the region.
"There are strong parallels between the evolution of civil aviation in the Gulf states and the development of oil resources; the same process of reconnaissance and evaluation; similar stages of negotiation and compromise leading to concession agreements and treaties.
The emphasis throughout is on strategic and sovereignty issues; on reconnaissance and route planning; negotiations leading to agreements and regulations; relations with Arab rulers.
www.archiveeditions.co.uk /Leafcopy/477-9.htm   (583 words)

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