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  1944 USAAF Serial Numbers
40254/40263 to USN as PB4Y-1 38742/38751 40264 w/o Sep 8, 1944.
To C.18S F-BECE wfu 47580/47582 to USN (85128/85130) Dec 1944 47583 to Italy Jan 25, 1949 47584 to USN (85131) Dec 1944 47585 (c/n 7993) to Hercules Powder Co, Calif Dec 1944.
Condemned FFC Dec 7, 1944 49231 to RFC Walnut Ridge Oct 17, 1945 49232 to RFC Walnut Ridge Oct 11, 1945 49233 to RFC Walnut Ridge Oct 18, 1945 49234 converted to C-109.
home.att.net /~jbaugher/1944_4.html   (15463 words)

  
 The Royal Air Force - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This Time Line traces the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force in detail during 1944, documenting the major events in the development of flight and the service during this period.
22 Aug 1944 - The Balkan Air Force organises the evacuation of 1,059 wounded Yugoslav partisans from Polje, in the Serbian region of Yugoslavia to Italy by RAF, USAAF and Russian aircraft.
During the morning of 17 Sep, some 3,887 Allied aircraft, including 1,053 Dakota transports and 500 gliders towed by Stirling and Halifax bombers, were involved in supporting or airdropping 35,000 men behind enemy lines in three areas; Arnhem to the North, Eindhoven some 65 miles further south and Nijmegen in the centre.
www.raf.mod.uk /history/line1944.html   (1622 words)

  
 Federal Aviation Administration - History
This landmark legislation was passed at the urging of the aviation industry, whose leaders believed the airplane could not reach its full commercial potential without Federal action to improve and maintain safety standards.
In fulfilling its civil aviation responsibilities, the Department of Commerce initially concentrated on functions such as safety rulemaking and the certification of pilots and aircraft.
The Aviation Safety Research Act of 1988 mandated greater emphasis on long-range research planning and on study of such issues as aging aircraft structures and human factors affecting safety.
www.faa.gov /about/history/brief_history   (2042 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Convention on International Civil Aviation, December 7, 1944 (Excerpts)
In areas of active hostilities or of military occupation, and in time of war along the supply routes leading to such areas, the exercise of such privileges shall be subject to the approval of the competent military authorities.
Any State a member of the International Civil Aviation Organization may accept the present Agreement as an obligation binding upon it by notification of its acceptance to the Government of the United States, and such acceptance shall become effective upon the date of the receipt of such notification by that Government.
This Protocol shall remain deposited in the archives of the International Civil Aviation Organization; and certified copies thereof shall be transmitted by the Secretary General of the Organization to all States parties to or signatories of the Convention on International Civil Aviation done at Chicago on December 7th 1944.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/decade/decad048.htm   (4708 words)

  
 Aviation Safety
The ATSB is Australia's prime agency for the independent investigation of civil aviation accidents, incidents and safety deficiencies.
ATSB aviation statistics are based on Australian registered aircraft and occurrences that have been reported to the ATSB.
The ATSB must be notified of all aviation, marine and rail accidents and incidents.
www.atsb.gov.au /aviation/index.aspx   (326 words)

  
 CHICAGO CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION, 1944
Particulars of all designated customs airports shall be published by the State and transmitted to the International Civil Aviation Organization established under Part II of this Convention for communication to all other contracting States.
In addition, each contracting State shall furnish reports to the International Civil Aviation Organization, under such regulations as the latter may prescribe, giving such pertinent data as can be made available concerning the ownership and control of aircraft registered in that State and habitually engaged in international air navigation.
The data thus obtained by the International Civil Aviation Organization shall be made available by it on request to the other contracting States.
avisupser.dgrsolutions.com /airlaws/chicago1944_e.html   (6348 words)

  
 Enlisted Ratings in U.S. Navy, 1775-1969
Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Operator (AW) - Established 1968; (Sept 1) BUPERS Note 1440 of 29 January 1968.
Aviation Electronicsman - Established 1948 from the rating of Aviation Radioman; included in Aviation Electronics Technician 1955.
Aviation Pilot - Established 1924; pay grades C and 1c established 1927; pay grade 2c and 3c established 1942; disestablished 1961.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq78-3.htm   (4132 words)

  
 White & Case LLP
This means that Germany will be able to maintain its bilateral aviation agreement subject to the amendments required by the Court.
Politically, the Member States are not forced to grant the Community a mandate to negotiate a Community aviation agreement with the United States.
Under the Chicago Agreement of 1944, international aviation is based on hundreds of bilateral agreements between states.
www.whitecase.com /CaseStudies/Detail.aspx?caseStudy=14   (255 words)

  
 Open Skies Agreements Have Resulted in Major Benefits for Consumers (12/3/99)
Those attending will include transport ministers and director generals of civil aviation invited from more than 100 countries; representatives of the major U.S. and international airlines and airports; labor, aviation related organizations, trade associations, manufacturers and others from the public and private sectors.
International Aviation Developments: Global Deregulation Takes Off is the first in a series of reports from the U.S. Department of Transportation that examines the effects of international air transportation developments.
To assist the department’s efforts in understanding international aviation developments, it welcomes comments on the report and suggestions for areas to be analyzed in future reports.
www.dot.gov /affairs/1999/dot20199.htm   (612 words)

  
 Another Aviation Masterpiece & The Story Behind It
The daylight bombing raids on Germany by units of the 8th U. Army Air Force, which intensified in early 1944 were becoming increasingly dangerous missions for U.
The drama and action unfolding with the B-17 badly battered and the top gunner firing at the enemy fighters while the air battle between the P-51 escort and elements of JG-1 is in full swing is set against a masterfully lit deep background.
This is without a doubt aviation art at a standard second to none.
www.angelfire.com /az/SquawkinChicken/page2.html   (959 words)

  
 Flat-Hatting Sense - Aviation Training Document U.S. Navy - 1944
This practice is the bane of all aviation and has long been the curse of private flying.
At the court martial it was brought out in evidence that the young man's girl and her mother were in a hotel room in a moderately large city when the suitor came to call, by airplane.
One of the most repulsive kinds of take-off known to modern aviation is the quick zoom, or modified helicopter, variety.
www.aboutww2.com /flat-hatting/flat-hatting.html   (4007 words)

  
 Alabama Aviation Hall of Fame Inductee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Steadham Acker was an internationally known aviation consultant, promoter and air show director.
Naval aviator and instructor during World War I. First manager of Birmingham Municipal Airport, 1931-1944.
Was presented Birmingham's "Man of the Year" trophy by Eddie Rickenbacker, 1944.
www.southernmuseumofflight.org /AAHOF_Acker.html   (107 words)

  
 British Military Aviation in 1944 - Part 4
The majority of resupply operations were flown by Polish and Royal Air Force (RAF) special duties units, together with RAF and South African Air Force heavy bomber squadrons, operating from Italian bases.
Operations were hampered by the full moon period, prevailing weather conditions and the refusal of the Soviet authorities to permit the use of Soviet-controlled forward airfields by Allied supply aircraft before 10 September 1944.
The first and most destructive phase of the V1 campaign, the bombardment of the United Kingdom from bases in the Pas de Calais, came to an end with the launch of the final weapon at 0400hrs.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /milestones-of-flight/british_military/1944_4.html   (888 words)

  
 Civil Aviation Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Civil Aviation Medicine Branch (CAM) was created to enable Canada to fulfill its commitments associated with the 1944 Convention on International Civil Aviation.
The primary activity of CAM is the performance of medical assessments required for the certification of Licensed Aviation Personnel.
Approximately 55,000 medical examinations are conducted annually by over 950 designated Civil Aviation Medical Examiners across Canada and overseas.
www.tc.gc.ca /CivilAviation/Cam/menu.htm   (82 words)

  
 Carolinas Aviation Museum Lockheed 1944 TV-1/P-80 Shooting Star Serial # 33866
The Shooting Star was the first U.S. aircraft to exceed 500 mph in level flight and the first U.S. jet airplane to see combat.
Designed in 1943 as the P-80 (later the P—pursuit--was changed to F -- fighter) the aircraft made its first flight in 1944.
Although intended as a high-altitude interceptor, the F-80/P-80 saw extensive use as a fighter-bomber in the Korean War.
www.carolinasaviation.org /collections/aircraft/tv-1-3386.html   (233 words)

  
 UNODC - Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violenc
CONSIDERING that it is necessary to adopt provisions supplementary to those of the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, to deal with such unlawful acts of violence at airports serving international civil aviation;
This Protocol supplements the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971 (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention"), and, as between the Parties to this Protocol, the Convention and the Protocol shall be read and interpreted together as one single instrument.
Article VI As soon as ten of the signatory States have deposited their instruments of ratification of this Protocol, it shall enter into force between them on the thirtieth day after the date of the deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification.
www.unodc.org /unodc/terrorism_convention_airports.html   (962 words)

  
 1944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
1941 1942 1943 - 1944 - 1945 1946 1947
November 7 - U.S. presidential election 1944 : Franklin D. Roosevelt wins reelection over Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey to become the only U.S. president be elected to a fourth term.
At the center of this unbelievable group of overachievers was the author of that expression, Tug McGraw.
www.freeglossary.com /1944   (2542 words)

  
 37. List of treaties for which the U.S. is the designated depository, as of 1999
Protocol on the Authentic Quadrilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944).
Protocol on the Authentic Six-language Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944).
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports serving International Civil Aviation supplementary to the Convention of September 23, 1971 for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation.
www.state.gov /s/l/65588.htm   (1071 words)

  
 The New York Times Store > Aviation, Fortress, 1944
Silver-gelatin photograph printed on fiber-based paper after being hand processed, toned, washed and air-dried according to strict archival guidelines - the gold-standard of the fine-art photography.
Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower inspect airborne troops and equipment on a visit to a station of the Ninth Air Force in England, 1944.
Publication, reproduction, use in advertising or for purpose of trade is prohibited without written permission.
www.nytstore.com /ProdDetail.aspx?prodId=1123   (544 words)

  
 1944 -You are in charge! - Aircraft of World War II - Warbird Forums
It´s early 1944 and for some strange reasons You have become in charge of the combined british and US air forces at Europe.
POL as well are high level targets and by early 1944, the heart of the Luftwaffe is still intact.
Throw in the Battle of Berlin for aviation industry and POL targets instead of the final two desultory onths of bombing;
www.ww2aircraft.net /forum/aviation/1944-you-charge-5734.html#post198966   (1482 words)

  
 VPNAVY - VP-53 History Summary Page - VP Patrol Squadron
VP-53 Crew Assignment 20MAY44 1 of 2 "...Flight Department memorandum 5-44 - Flight Crew Organization - Commencing 22 May 1944, the following flight crew and plane assignments become effective - All previous flight crew lists and plane assignments are hereby cancelled.
VP-53 Crew Assignment 20MAY44 2 of 2 "...Flight Department memorandum 5-44 - Flight Crew Organization - Commencing 22 May 1944, the following flight crew and plane assignments become effective - All previous flight crew lists and plane assignments are hereby cancelled.
1944 - trained at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington.
www.vpnavy.com /vp53_1944.html   (506 words)

  
 USN Ships--USS MISSOURI (BB-63), On Board Views, 1944-45
This page features views of aviation activities on board USS Missouri in 1944-45.
With the green flag raised, the catapult crew launches a Vought OS2U floatplane, during the ship's shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.
A Vought OS2U Kingfisher floatplane is hoisted on board after a flight, during the ship's shakedown cruise, circa August 1944.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/bb63-o4.htm   (524 words)

  
 VPNAVY - CASU History Summary Page - VP Patrol Squadron
Patrol Bombing Squadron One Hundred eight was reformed at the U. Naval Air Station, Alameda, Calif., on 0 September, 1944, under the Command of Liut.
At its maximum complement the squadron was composed of (18) eighteen Flight Crews, six (6) Ground Officers, one (1) Ground Chief, two (2) Yeoman, and three (3) aviation radio technicians.
The squadron did not receive its full authorized complement of (18) eighteen flight crews and (15) fifteen PB4Y-2 aircraft until December 1944, two and a half months after it was reformed.
www.vpnavy.com /casu_1944.html   (1124 words)

  
 Welcome to Aviation Archaeology
AAIR is now offering a weekend course in Aviation Archaeology.
AAIR is pleased to announce that it has been accepted to the British Aviation Archaeology Council as an associate member!
If you have any questions or comments please feel free to e-mail us.
www.aviationarchaeology.com   (104 words)

  
 Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums - 90 Sqn Lancaster LM179 WP-M lost 25 June 1944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
While waiting for the present Mrs EN830 to meet me from work the other evening I took time out to read some of the names placed in the field of poppies at our local cenotaph.
One of these names was Flt Sgt Nelson John De La Haye, who was lost on 25 June 1944.
That would be great, there is obviously still family members locally who maybe interested in any information we can supply.
forum.keypublishing.co.uk /showthread.php?p=1047933#post1047933   (1093 words)

  
 ICAO eSHOP - Conventions
The subject of this Protocol is the transfer of certain safety-related functions and duties from the States of Registry to the State of the Operator in case of lease, charter or interchange of aircraft.
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation, Done at Montreal on 23 September 1971
www.icao.int /eshop/conventions_list.htm   (894 words)

  
 List of All Products   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This is an original 1944 RCA Aviation Radio ad.
It measures approximately 16" x 11" overall, and is in great shape: No stains or tears.
Please bookmark our site, new items are being added weekly.
www.adattic.com /en-us/p_4068.html   (87 words)

  
 MAAF 1944 - Aircraft of World War II - Warbird Forums
MAAF 1944 - Aircraft of World War II - Warbird Forums
Aviation Discuss MAAF 1944 in the World War II - Aviation forums; Hi there, Id' like to know more about Mediterranean Allied air Force during WWII.
Aircraft of World War II - Warbird Forums > World War II - Aviation > Aviation
www.ww2aircraft.net /forum/aviation/maaf-1944-a-5541.html#post195645   (118 words)

  
 LEB - New Ratifications 2004
Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 29 September 1995
Protocol on the Authentic Quadrilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 30 September 1977
Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
www.icao.int /icao/en/leb/new_ratifications_2004.html   (3770 words)

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