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  Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Aviation formally became a part of the Pacific Fleet in October 1919 when Air Detachment, Pacific Fleet came into existence.
On April 1, 1933, fleet aviation was reorganized into two principal commands, each exercising type functions within his force: Commander, Aircraft Battle Force which served as type commander for the carriers, battleships, cruisers and type commander for tender-based aircraft -- the patrol and nine utility squadrons.
He reviewed the various commands which had been established to meet the expanded requirements of war, and the extent to which they and previously existing aviation commands were creating a cumbersome organization in which several commands had similar responsibilities for supporting different types of aviation units.
www.airpac.navy.mil /corner/beginnings.asp   (457 words)

 1933   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
1930 1931 1932 - 1933 - 1934 1935 1936
April 5 - International court in the Hague decides that Greenland belongs to Denmark and condemns Norwegian landings on eastern Greenland.
April 11 - Aviator William Lancaster takes off in England in an attempt to make a speed record to Cape.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/1/19/1933.html   (1574 words)

 1933 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1933:
April 29 - the Reichsluftfahrtministerium ("Reich Aviation Ministry") is formed by the Nazi government.
May 7-8 - Stanislaw Skarzynski flies the South Atlantic from Senegal to Brazil in a small single-seater tourist airplane RWD-5bis, in 20 hours 30 minutes, over a distance of 3,582 km (2,238 miles).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1933_in_aviation   (512 words)

 THE BRAZILIAN AIR FORCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The director reported to the Minister of War and the Chief of Staff, the Military School of Aviation came under his authority, and officers in the grades of lieutenant, captain, and major were transferred from other branches of the Army to the Aviation Directorate.
Aviation Zone had its headquarters at Porto Alegre in the southern part of the country and included the Third Regiment at Porto Alegre and the Fifth at Curitiba.
Expansion of the aviation organization into the three air zones in the spring of 1933 provided the necessary infrastructure, and equipment began to be improved in 1934 with the arrival of several Waco EGC-7 aircraft in the inventory.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/aureview/1986/jul-aug/daab.html   (3274 words)

 The History of the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (Federal Office of Civil Aviation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The most important goal of the LBA is to avert hazards to the safety of aviation as well as to public safety and order.
After the reorganisation of aviation administration in 1933/34, all competencies were transferred to the Reichsluftministerium (RLM) (national ministry of aviation) and its subordinate offices.
With the re-establishment of air sovereignty, the paths of aviation administration in Germany diverged for political reasons.
www.lba.de /englisch/lba/org/org.htm   (616 words)

 Bert Hinkler (1892-1933) : Australian Aviation Pioneer
On the 7th January, 1933 Bert Hinkler was accidentally killed whilst attempting another solo flight from England to Australia.
Herbert John Louis 'Bert' Hinkler, son of a mill worker, was born in Bundaberg, Queensland, on Dec. 8, 1892.
Whilst Australia's own participation in early naval aviation was minor, over 80 Australians served as pilots with the RNAS prior to and during World War One.
www.ctie.monash.edu.au /hargrave/bert_hinkler_bio.html   (3010 words)

 Aviation Medicine Books 1902-1939   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Armstrong, H. Principles and practice of aviation medicine.
Aviation and medicine, bibliography for the year 1934-19.
Miller, W. Analysis of the aviation medicine situation and recommendations for a bureau program.
www.medlina.com /aviation_medicine_books_1902-1939.htm   (480 words)

 Vintage Postcards: Aviation: Pioneer & General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Cody was a pioneer aviator who developed man-lifting kites for the British Army, as well as pioneer aeroplanes.
Champion aviator of the world and the aeroplane in which he won the title at Rheims, Franc, August 28 '09.
Transportation: Aviation, Pioneer & General: "Continental- Aeroplanstof." A couple on the plane is kissing and a crowd of people on the ground scared that it would land on their heads.
www.vintagepostcards.com /catalog/tranavp.html   (3258 words)

 The Indomitable Lores Bonney   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Whether circumnavigating Australia, flying from Brisbane to London, or from Brisbane to Cape Town, Lores Bonney heard variations on the same theme: 'This is no place for a woman.' By 1937, she had proved all the naysayers wrong.
She was approaching 80 when we completed a series of interviews that led to the publication of her biography.
Looking at her that day, it was easy to understand why 1930s journalists nicknamed her "the airwoman of style." More difficult to comprehend is why they were unable to grasp the significance of her flights and concentrated on her appearance rather than her performance in the cockpit.
www.thehistorynet.com /ahi/blloresbonney   (1127 words)

 Articles - Harry Hawker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
He became immersed in aviation, began instructing novice flyers, and managed hangars at Brooklands aerodrome, the hub of British aviation.
Having established his name as an aviator he became chief test pilot for Tom Sopwith who was already recognised as the originator of many fine aircraft..
In September 1920 Sopwith Aviation was liquidated because of fears the government would examine the wartime aircraft production contracts of companies like Sopwith and impose a crippling retrospective tax liability on them.
www.lastring.com /articles/Harry_Hawker?mySession=98f6868feade78a6b7a4968384f4e10f   (404 words)

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Bernard Adolf Schriever's entry into aviation comes in 1933 after he earns his wings in the Army Air Corps reserves.
Not long afterwards, he is transferred to the Canal Zone and serves as aide to the commander of the 19th Composite Wing.
Today, its ballistic missiles and its communications and detection satellites not only provide the nation an aerospace capability to preserve the peace, second to none, but they all reflect his presence and personal contributions.
www.nationalaviation.org /website/index.asp?webpageid={F3401AC2-408C-42A7-AD0F-CDDC7942F110}&eID=247   (980 words)

 Who Made the Mustang?
Aviation would be his life, and it would also give him a small share of immortality.
Hardly had he arrived when GM dissolved Fokker and reorganized it as the General Aviation Corporation, all of whose shares were held by North American Aviation.
Schmued prospered at General Aviation; by 1933 he was project engineer on a large twin-engine observation plane, the YO-27.
www.airspacemag.com /ASM/Mag/Index/1996/AS/wmtm.html   (3896 words)

 1933 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aviation - Rail transport - Radio - Science
1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar).
January 5 - Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1933   (2088 words)

 Russian Aviation Page: Russian Aviation Heritage: Who is Who   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1918 as a commander of air regiment of fifth army participated in battle for Kazan, in December of the same year was appointed as a chief commander of aviation and air fleet of south front.
Worked as polar aviation pilot, test-pilot and chief of navigation office of polar aviation.
In 1937-46 director general of Rubinsk and Ufa aviation plants, deputy of Poeple's Commitee on aviation industry, 1953-57 first deputy of ministry of aviation.
borism.dyndns.org /mirrors/ra/RAFAQ/WhoIsWho.html   (1702 words)

 1922 in aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This is a list of aviation -related events from 1922 :
April 16 - taking advantage of the Treaty of Rapallo a flying shcool for German pilots is set up at Lipetsk.
1933 450 German military pilots will have here.
www.freeglossary.com /1922_in_aviation   (957 words)

You've moused on to an aviation site, so it's assumed that you have some interest, at some level, in the world of aeronautics, perhaps in collectibles associated with aviation.
In my estimation, most price guides to old aviation stuff are worthless and should be used only to identify items that you're unfamiliar with (some aren't even good for that).
Military aviation clothing, headgear and accessories have attracted numerous collectors; some enthusiasts have equipped a whole bomber crew with authentic period gear.
www.commercemarketplace.com /home/CollectAir/collectibles.html   (3920 words)

 North American Rockwell
North American Aviation was formed in 1928 for the purposes of acquiring aviation oriented stocks and securities.
North American Aviation merged with Rockwell-Standard (owner of Aero Commander) in 1967 to become North American Rockwell.
Rockwell sold it's General Aviation division to Gulfstream in 1980, its Sabreliner division to Sabreliner Corp in 1983 and the rest of it's aerospace interests to Boeing in 1996.
www.shanaberger.com /namerican.htm   (190 words)

 Jerome Clarke Hunsaker Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1933, he returned to MIT as Chairman of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering.
In this capacity, Hunsaker was in a position to influence US Naval planning for all aspects of aviation during the post-World War I period.
When Hunsaker joined the staff of MIT as Head of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering in 1933, the world aviation community recognized and began to call upon his expertise regarding all aspects of aviation.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/arch/findaids/Hunsaker/Hunsaker_sec_3.html   (532 words)

 Fay Gillis Wells - Charter Member
While stardom and headlines are not the quest of Fay, she is nonetheless a vital influence in the aviation industry and to women's place in the cockpit.
Her first choice was flying; she quickly became a major aviation visionary with a tremendous following in the worldwide aviation community.
In 1933, Wiley Post chose Fay to arrange the landing fields and fuel storage logistics for the critical Russian leg of Post's record solo flight around the world.
www.ninety-nines.org /gillis.html   (2532 words)

 Ed Link Inducted Into National Inventors Hall Of Fame
It was during this period that Link, whose passion was aviation, began to wonder if he could create a training device that could give pilots the skills they would need to safely fly.
Link's idea to develop a ground-based flight trainer was given a boost during a chance meeting with a group of fliers at Wright Field, OH in 1927.
Link upgraded the trainer in 1933 to include aviation instruments in common use at the time, such as radio aids and gauges that could tell a pilot if he was flying level.
www.link.com /pr050203.html   (795 words)

 1932 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
One hundred and eleven days later, it will be the first such trip made in a flying boat.
July 23 - an aviation pioneer, Alberto Santos-Dumont hangs himself
August 14-28 - the third International Tourist Aircraft Contest Challenge 1932 in Berlin, won by the Polish crew and on the RWD-6 plane.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1932_in_aviation   (604 words)

 Berliner-Joyce P-16/PB-1
It is remembered today only by aviation historians and by such amateur buffs as myself.
Only the most esoteric of aviation historians still remember the name of this relatively obscure company today.
Unfortunately, the founding of the Berliner-Joyce company coincided with the outbreak of the Great Depression, and the new company was forced to abandon its ambitious plans for a line of civilian monoplanes.
home.att.net /~jbaugher1/p16.html   (941 words)

 Misc Aircraft
General Aviation Aircraft create the worlds greatest freedom, the ability to fly above the birds.
When you own a General Aviation Aircraft, you have the ability to travel anywhere, in just a short time, at the spur of a moment, even increasing your freedom.
You just can't beat being involved in General Aviation for the grandest time in your life.
www.yellowairplane.com /Models_General_Aviation/D_Aircraft_General_Aviation_Misc.html   (1082 words)

The AT-6 was manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA) and was derived from another successful North American trainer, the BT-9.
During 1932 and 1933, Fairchild Aviation developed a 12-cylinder version of their six-cylinder design, known as the Ranger 6-390.
The second was the General Aviation industry's fear of a large number of inexpensive surplus planes being dumped on the market.
www.starksravings.com /xat-6e/xat-6e.htm   (1172 words)

 Air Force Special No. 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The remains of the fuselage were repainted after 1921 with a later style of markings, and used as an airman's funeral carriage.
The later style of Latvian Ugunskrusts insignia is used with the hooks of the cross pointing in a clockwise direction and is in Dark Red, though no White discs are used as was usual at the time.
As an early member of the AA, he loaned it to the organisation, but it was later bought by them in 1933 when a flying training course was instituted.
www.insigniamag.com /afs005.html   (393 words)

 NARA - Guide to Federal Records - Records of the Civil Aeronautics Board [CAB]
III and IV of 1940; and as redefined by the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (72 Stat.
Records relating to budget proposals, 1951-58; aviation passenger insurance, 1939-44; the Pan-American- Grace Airways ("Panagra") terminal investigation, 1940-46; aircraft accident investigations, 1952-64; and civil aviation legislation, 1946-64, including judicial review of such legislation, 1957-64.
Textual Records: Records relating to aviation mobilization planning, 1959-67; the Industry Advisory Committee on Aviation Mobilization, 1952-70; the development of the war air service program air priorities manual, 1963-65; the development of regional air priorities control offices, 1967-70; and national emergency plans, 1962-69.
www.archives.gov /research/guide-fed-records/groups/197.html?template=print   (1639 words)

 Cuban Air Force   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This was the second period of the Air Corp that lasted from 1928 to 1933 and re established the strict system of numbering the aircraft and the PT-3 were numbered (1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-11-12).
The prestige of the Cuban Air Corp was so, those aviation students from Panama, Dominican Republic and Ecuador received grants to be trained in Cuba as pilots during 1930 and 1931 and then become the nucleus of their infants Aviation Corp in their countries.
Lt Rojas was the youngest one of an aviator’s family and the second member of the family to die while piloting an aircraft.
avstop.com /History/AroundTheWorld/Cuba/cuba.html   (6452 words)

 Airspeed Ltd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Following production of the AS4 Ferry, a three engined, ten passenger biplane, the company concentrated on transport monoplanes.
In March 1933 the firm moved to Portsmouth and in the following year became associated with the Tyneside ship builder Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Limited.
Their most productive period was during World War II.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Airspeed_Ltd   (248 words)

First there really aren't any published age limits for corporate aviation, so I don't think that is the biggest obstacle you face.
What I see is that while you may be able to work in your current job while you train, the rub comes when you need to make the jump from part-time training to full time flying.
In 1933, two oil companies bought Beech Staggerwings, but aviation and capitalism goes back farther than that.
www.studentpilot.net /corp/main1.html   (1699 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 1933, Hawker Engineering became Hawker Aircraft Ltd., and shortly after that became Hawker Siddeley Company.
Although the Hawker Siddeley name remains, the aviation section was absorbed by British Aerospace Corp. in 1977.
In 1994, Hawker Pacific Inc. merged with Dunlop Aviation Inc and in 1996, Hawker Pacific was sold by BTR and became a stand-alone company.
www.hawker.com /content/aboutContent/history.html   (293 words)

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