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 MALÉV - The heroic age
In 1928, Hungarian Aviation aircraft had already flown some 850,000 km, carrying almost 10,000 passengers and a payload of 1 million kg.
In the 1930s Malert opened and gradually expanded domestic flights, while aviation agreements signed with foreign states meant that the Ju-52 and SM-75 aircraft were able to bring the major cities of Europe closer to Budapest.
Its aircraft were requisitioned and Malert employees drafted for military service; by the end of 1944 the company's air fleet had been totally destroyed, and the airports in Hungary were in ruins.
www.malev.hu /BP/ENG/I_PLANESPOTHISTORY_ENG/2002-1117-1909-39AYEO.asp   (372 words)

 Women in Aviation, International
The Women in Aviation, International Pioneer Hall of Fame was established in 1992 to honor women who have made significant contributions as record setters, pioneers, or innovators.
She was the director of Summer Aviation Programs at Connecticut College, employed by Aero Insurance Underwriters, assistant director at Cornell-Guggenheim Aviation Safety Center and a consultant for the search and rescue operation, SAR-ASSIST.
Her contributions to the promotion and public acceptance of women as pilots in general aviation have been honored by the ninety-nines in its “Forest of Friendship” and by the OX-5 Pioneers, which has recognized her with both its Legion of Merit Award, Pioneer Women’s Award and Pioneer Hall of Fame.
www.wai.org /resources/pioneers.cfm   (6942 words)

 Chronology of Events - 1922
February 1 P.Zeltins is honorably discharged from the duties of adjutant to the Aviation Division Commander.
September 1 Arturs Kraulis dies in the crash of Sopwith Strutter #11 at Jelgava.
September 16 At his own request, F.Zutte is relieved of commande of the Aviation Division.
latvianaviation.com /C1922.html   (258 words)

 The Avalon Project : 20th Century Documents
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation (1971); January 26, 1973
German-Russian Agreement; April 16, 1922 (Treaty of Rapallo)
Supplementary Agreement to the German-Russian Agreement (Treaty of Rapallo, April 16, 1922); November 5, 1922
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/20th.htm   (1522 words)

 Latvian Aircraft - 1918-1940
This site is a collection point for images and information about Latvian aviation, 1918 - 1940.
In Latvia, it was called the Ugunskrusts (which translates as "fire cross") and was a positive cultural symbol centuries before the first nazi was born.
The latvian aviators adopted this symbol in 1919, and its use continued until 1940.
latvianaviation.com   (403 words)

 British Military Aviation in 1922
By August 1922, irregulars, working with the local Kurdish tribes, have occupied Rowanduz and are probing towards Rania and Sulaimaniya.
During the month, a mixed column of Imperial troops and levies, sent to restore the situation, are forced to retreat and it is subsequently decided to evacuate Sulaimaniya.
After an ultimatum dropped on the post is ignored, air action begins against Koi Sanjak and the neighbouring villages and the Turkish detachment is forced to withdraw.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /milestones-of-flight/british_military/1922.html   (354 words)

1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar).
1922 is the official year for Hollister Co.
March 1 - The British Civil Aviation Authority is established.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/1922   (2345 words)

 Progress Tank - aluminum, steel and stainless steel truck tanks
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Progress Tank, located in Arthur, Illinois since 1922 has continuously produced more truck tanks than any other truck tank manufacturer and proudly boasts of having the most tanks in continued service.
Through our international network of select and qualified, factory authorized distributors we are able to provide local Progress 'in stock' product sales, service and support of new tanks, new cab and chassis, new 'ready-to-deliver' tank trucks and lease-to-own financing.
www.progresstank.com   (90 words)

 Casement Aerodrome - Met Éireann - The Irish Meteorological Service Online
Casement Aerodrome is located at Baldonnel about 16 Km south of Dublin City.
The airport opened in 1922 and was originally run by 2 pilots from the Royal Air Force.
The first plane acquired by the Air Corps was purchased for the purpose of bringing General Michael Collins back from the Treaty negotiations should the need arise.
www.met.ie /aviation/casement.asp   (245 words)

 Fred Custance (c.1889-1922), Australian aviation pioneer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The author presumes Jones is at the left
Carroll, Brian 1980, Australian Aviators : An Illustrated History, Cassell Australia, ISBN 0 7269 1399 5
On March 17 1910, F. 'Fred' Custance, a motor mechanic who came to Australia from England in 1906, allegedly piloted a Bleriot monoplane for "5 minutes 25 seconds" at Bolivar, South Australia, before daylight at 5am.
www.ctie.monash.edu.au /hargrave/custance_bio.html   (278 words)

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