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  NASA - Aviation
Aviation is a term that includes all the activities involved in building and flying aircraft, especially airplanes.
Aviation agencies Most countries have government agencies that enforce air safety regulations and handle various economic matters relating to aviation.
The director of civil aviation, under the supervision of the Department of Transport, deals mainly with such matters as registration of aircraft, licensing of pilots, and establishment of air navigation facilities.
www.nasa.gov /worldbook/aviation_worldbook.html   (5536 words)

 Chronology of Events - 1923   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
April 16 R.Celms is demobilized from the Aviation Regiment.
September 16 An aviation festival had been planned for Daugava on this date, but was cancelled.
November 13 The Aeroclub adopts a plan to prepare a flag/colours for the Aviation Division, to be presented as a gift on the Division's anniversary date - June 7, 1924.
latvianaviation.com /C1923.html   (233 words)

 SIEPA - Serbia Investment and Export Promotion Agency
Serbia is one of 15 countries in the world that has continually developed its aviation industry from 1923.
It is interesting that aviation industry was an entirely private undertaking which provided for base of technical and technological development of various other industries.
The fact that Serbia has considerable potentials in aviation industry is the single best indicator of overall level of development of our country.
www.siepa.sr.gov.yu /Export/aviation.htm   (299 words)

 1923 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1923:
May 23 - Belgian airline SABENA is formed, adding new European routes to SNETA's routes in Belgian Congo that it takes over.
June 14 - New Zealand forms its first military aviation services, fore-runners of the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1923_in_aviation   (450 words)

 British Military Aviation in 1923
Although Mahmud had been removed from his post and for a time held prisoner having openly lead an armed insurrection in May 1919, it is believed that he offered the only opportunity for the administration to regain control over the area.
During the summer of 1923, Sheikh Mahmud, who had fled to Persia following the arrival of a British column in May, returns to Sulaimaniya and proclaims himself King of Kurdistan.
Although he is informed that he will remain unmolested as long as he limits his activities to a defined area, Sheikh Mahmud is not restrained by this concession.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /milestones-of-flight/british_military/1923.html   (758 words)

 Charles Lindbergh - The Cradle of Aviation Museum
In 1923, with financial help from his father, Lindbergh bought a World War I surplus Curtiss JN-4 Jenny which he used for a barnstorming tour around the Midwest.
His continued popularity contributed greatly to the popularity of aviation in general—1927 saw a 300% increase in the number of applicants for pilot’s licenses in the US and an increase of more than 400% in the number of licensed aircraft.
In 1974, knowing he was near death from cancer, Lindbergh determined to die in his own way, returned to his favorite place in Hawaii and there with his family gathered around him he died on August 26th.
www.cradleofaviation.org /history/people/lind.html   (893 words)

 Remembering VAdm. James Bond Stockdale, 1923-2005 Naval Aviation News - Find Articles
Stockdale was born on 23 December 1923 in Abingdon, Ill., and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946.
Initially a surface officer on fast minesweepers, he transferred to aviation in 1949, earning his wings in 1950.
He was one of only two naval aviators from the Vietnam War period to receive the nation's highest decoration.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0IAX/is_6_87/ai_n15675121   (755 words)

 Aviation Collections
Thomas F. Hamilton's scrapbook of newsclippings about his career in aviation, especially early aviation in Milwaukee where he made propellers and airplanes at the Hamilton Aero Manufacturing Company, and his involvement with the National Aeronautical Association and Northwest Airways.
Correspondence, photographs, and other materials concerning the American Aviation Historical Society (AAHS) and the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) are also included, documenting Hardie's involvement in these organizations, as well as material relating to Charles Lindbergh and John Kaminski.
Papers of the first Polish American aviator and the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, a stunt flyer whose career spanned from 1912-1919, and who was grounded by deteriorating eyesight.
www.uwm.edu /Libraries/arch/aviation.htm   (592 words)

 JAA - Airport System, History of Aviation
No other aviator has brought such fame and success to Jacksonville both as a visionary pioneer and instructor pilot.
At a time when aviation was still considered by many to be a novelty, he assured city leaders that air passenger service would span the nation.
After the war, two airfields, Craig and Herlong, were given to the City of Jacksonville for general aviation use.
www.jaa.aero /as/history.asp   (1361 words)

 Aviation Safety Alliance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Aviation Safety Alliance is a not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to enhancing public understanding of the high safety standards and strong safety record of the commercial and general aviation industry.
Using a combination of website updates, media education seminars and legislative briefings, the Alliance continues its mission of education with the support of its members, including airlines, key manufacturers, suppliers, and associations.
After a full year of fatality-free transcontinental flights, the United States Postal Service is awarded the Collier trophy in 1923, an annual award for achievement in aviation.
www.aviationsafetyalliance.org /index.asp   (129 words)

 Aviation Records
The office's major collections are the history reports submitted by the various naval aviation commands.
The office maintains a file containing most of the officially approved Naval and Marine Corps aviation insignia from World War II to the present.
Naval Aviation News magazine and its predecessors, the Bureau of Aeronautics Newsletters and CNO Aviation News Bulletins/Letters.
www.history.navy.mil /branches/org4-2.htm   (579 words)

 Charles E. "Chuck" Yeager   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Born in 1923, he enlisted in the Army Air Corps at age 18.
Yeager was the first active duty military member to be inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame and has a special peacetime Medal of Honor for his contributions to aviation research.
In his characteristic nonchalance Yeager later told a waiting crowd that "what I am I owe to the Air Force." Yeager used this occasion to turn over the keys of the fast jets to the U.S. Air Force ending more that a half-century as an active test pilot and consultant.
www.au.af.mil /au/goe/eaglebios/98bios/yeager98.htm   (555 words)

 Sikorsky & Rachmaninoff
This photo was taken at Roosevelt Field, Long Island, NY in the Fall-Winter of 1924.
In the fall of 1923, Russian aviation pioneer and designer Igor Sikorsky was facing economic disaster.
The landing gear was installed with the help of Sikorsky’s nephew, Dmitry (Jimmy) Viner, who was a ditch digger.
www.sikorskyarchives.com /sikorsky-and-rachmaninoff.html   (821 words)

 Oakley G. Kelly Biography | scit_061_package.xml
American aviator who, with John A. Macready, made the first nonstop flight across the United States.
Kelly and Macready flew a single-engine Fokker T-2 monoplane from New York to San Diego on May 2-3, 1923, taking just under 27 hours for the 2,500-mile (4,022 km) flight.
Careful planning allowed them to take advantage of a "Hudson Bay High"—a meteorological event that reversed prevailing West-to-East wind patterns over much of the country.
www.bookrags.com /biography/oakley-g-kelly-scit-061   (96 words)

 Lake Village
In 1923 American aviation history was made at Lake Village.
Charles Lindbergh, then an unknown aviator, made his first night flight from a nearby cotton field, enroute from St. Louis to Houston.
Lake Village has an outstanding Museum of Chicot County, along with a number of structures on the National Historic Register.
www.byways.org /browse/byways/2152/places/35462/index.html   (175 words)

 Walter M. "Wally" Schirra, Jr.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Walter Schirra was one of the original seven US astronauts and the only astronaut to fly in America’s first three manned space programs--Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo.
Born in 1923, he had "aviation in his blood;" his father was a WW I fighter pilot and both his parents were "barn stormers" in the post-war era.
After attending Newark College of Engineering for 2 years, he received an appointment to the US Naval Academy in 1942 and graduated 3 years later in one of the accelerated World War II classes.
www.au.af.mil /au/goe/eaglebios/84bios/schirr84.htm   (481 words)

 Belcher Military Heroes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In 1923, a select group of aviators made another history-making flight.
First Sergeant Belcher was such a man, for he was a Marine and one of the famed "Flying Sergeants".
When his plane touched down at the final landing place, history was made, for that journey was then the longest flight in the history of American aviation.
www.belcherfoundation.org /belcher_military_heroes.htm   (387 words)

 The Ultimate 1923 Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Ultimate 1923 Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
1920 1921 1922 - 1923 - 1924 1925 1926
1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar).
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/1923   (1159 words)

 Janus: Britannia
Tymms collection on civil aviation: Canterbury, Whitsun '23
Tymms collection on civil aviation: Light aeroplane competitions - Lympne, Oct. '23
Tymms collection on civil aviation: DH 53 - Lympne, Oct '23
janus.lib.cam.ac.uk /db/node.xsp?id=CV/Geog/Britannia   (55 words)

 Greek Military Aviation 1912-1923   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Note that roundels on the lower wing surface do not have a 1-inch White outline.
Serial no. NAY-117, Royal Hellenic Naval Air Service, Tatoi airfield, near Athens, 1923.
This aircraft was one of eight seized from an Italian ship en route to Turkey.
www.insigniamag.com /greek15.html   (321 words)

Honda Aircraft Company today announced that it received well over 100 individual customer orders with deposits for the $3.65 million HondaJet during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Orlando, Florida
After an exciting season which has seen the Red Bull Air Race travel the globe, the 2006 World Series draws to a close with the final race touching down in Perth, Australia on Sunday 19 November
www.duttondirect.com /aviation   (196 words)

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