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Air Transport World is “The Magazine of Global Airline Management,” providing coverage of the management, financial, technical, and operational developments in the global airline industry and various industries which supply the airlines and worldwide government agencies whose decisions affect the airlines.
Aircraft Bluebook, the number one product for more than 50 years, has identification and values for more than 3,000 general aviation aircraft models produced since 1946.
SpeedNews is the source for news and information for executives in the commercial, business, and military aviation industries.
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Heavy Patrol Squadron Twelve on 4 December 1946 transferred nine (9) PB4Y-2 (aircraft) and all assigned personnel to the Naval Air Station, Kodiak, Alaska.
The month of November and December experienced aviation rates were assigned to NAS Kodiak and the complement is approaching a normal status.
Aviation Officer on the staff of Cinclant February 1945 to march 1946.
www.kadiak.org /navy/1946apr_dec.txt   (4153 words)

  Florida Department of Transportation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It is committed to elevating the professional standing of aviation maintenance technicians and to achieving continued improvements in wages, benefits, and working conditions of the skilled craftsmen and women it represents.
The FAAA works in partnership with the State of Florida to bring the Aviation, Space, and Aerospace Defense industry sub-sectors together with a commitment to enhance the growth of their businesses and the growth of the aviation and aerospace industry in the state.
The NBAA represents the aviation interests of nearly 7,000 companies that own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with some other aspect of business aviation.
www.dot.state.fl.us /aviation/commission.htm   (2906 words)

 Institute of Aviation - Overview of Human Factors Division
In particular, we are involved as teaching faculty for the Institute of Aviation’s bachelor’s degree program in Aviation Human Factors and involved with graduate teaching and supervision in the broader graduate Human Factors program.
Aviation human factors, or aviation psychology, is the science of human behavior in the operation of aviation systems (Roscoe, 1980).
The history of aviation psychology coincides with the history of the Aviation Psychology Laboratory (1946-1965), the Aviation Research Laboratory (1969-2002), and the Aviation Human Factors Division (2002-) at the University of Illinois.
www.aviation.uiuc.edu /main/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=17&Itemid=37   (324 words)

 XS - Search Results - MSN Encarta
1946: Aviation : TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS : The Bell XS-1.
In aviation the year 1946 was marked by basic readjustments in the business structures of the industry and rapid technological advances which shook the foundations of the aeronautical sciences.
In sharp contrast with these changes was the lack of progress toward a national air power policy.
ca.encarta.msn.com /XS.html   (64 words)

 British Military Aviation in 1946
With the return of Netherlands Army and Navy aviation units to the Dutch East Indies, the RAF presence in the colony is gradually drawn down.
However, the reintroduction of forces belonging to the colonial power further spurred nationalist discontent and worsened the already fragile internal security situation within this Dutch colony and as a consequence, the remaining RAF squadrons were required to step up the number of operational sorties flown.
The Royal Dutch Indies Army-Army Aviation (KNIL-ML) and the Marine Luchtvaart Dienst (MLD) assumed formal responsibility for the provision of air support to Dutch forces in the Netherlands East Indies.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /milestones-of-flight/british_military/1946.html   (921 words)

 Colorado Contributors to Aviation
After his military retirement in 1945, General Curry was the 1946 director of Aviation Colorado and served on numerous community service boards.
A licensed pilot at 22, Six was a stunt pilot and then co-piloted for a Chinese airline in Shanghai before opening a sales office for Beechcraft in the U.S. In 1936, he became general manager of the southwest division of Varney Speed Lines.
Stevens determined his aviation career at the age of seven and later took his pilot instruction at Ray Wilson's Park Hill Airport.
photoswest.org /exhib/gallery5/flight.htm   (1133 words)

 Naval Aviation 1946-49
The study of aviation and national air policy by a President's commission and a congressional committee was reminiscent of the Morrow Board and Lampert Committee of 1925.
The purpose of the Council, which was composed of 50 aviation Reserve officers appointed from civil life, was to make available to the Navy the experience and continuing advice of reservists who had held key positions while on active duty during the war.
The mission of the Center was development of aircraft electronics, pilotless aircraft and aviation armament, and research and development in the field of aviation medicine pertaining to the human centrifuge.
www.history.navy.mil /branches/avchr6.htm   (7153 words)

 Military Aviation - Related Items - MSN Encarta
Military Aviation - Related Items - MSN Encarta
In aviation the year 1946 was marked by basic readjustments in the business structures of the industry and rapid technological advances which shook the foundations of the aeronautical sciences.
In sharp contrast with these changes was the lack of progress toward a national air power policy.
encarta.msn.com /related_761579466_16.3/1946_Aviation.html   (54 words)

 EADS N.V. - CASA C-201 "Alcotán"
In 1946, the Aviation Ministry no longer required aircraft builders to construct tried and tested models in the future, however, the builders were urged to develop the Ministry's own models instead.
A contract was signed between the Aviation Ministry and CASA in June 1946 concerning the development of two prototypes.
In 1962, the Aviation Ministry finally closed the deal and cancelled the procurement contract for the C-201 without CASA incurring financial losses.
www.eads.com /web/printout/en/1024/content/400004/3/43/542433.html   (530 words)

 History of Marine Corps Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Marine Aviation assignments during the occupation period after the war were largely confined to Japan and mainland China.
The mission of MAG-31 was surveillance and reconnaissance of the Tokyo Bay area, and it was a key air unit of the Japanese occupation until July 1946, when it returned to the U.S. MAG-22 flew into the Omura airfield on Kyushu from Okinawa, the entire logistic move being made by airlift.
For aviation in general, the advent of the jet age opened new horizons in transportation and worldwide communication, but for military aviation it was a new ball game.
www.acepilots.com /usmc/hist13.html   (709 words)

 Airport History
In 1927, W.R. Reynolds donated approximately 160 acres of property for an “aviation field” to the City of Jackson with runway construction being completed in 1928.
1946 ZANTOP Aviation was a business based at the Jackson County Airport until 1979 when it moved to Willow Run Airport.
This business remains in operation today offering fueling, corporate aviation services and cargo services and is operated by his son Ben.
www.co.jackson.mi.us /airport/history.htm   (857 words)

 US Naval Aviation 1946-1999 by Martin W Bowman
U.S. Naval Aviation, 1946-1999, presents a fascinating pictorial account of the changing role of U.S. naval aircraft since the end of the Second World War--from protector of the United States forces and symbol of American power throughout the world to international avenger and peacekeeper.
Focusing on the aircraft and the personnel who fly and service them, the book features a huge range of different aircraft types--from the FD-2 Phantom (the first U.S. pure jet to land aboard an aircraft carrier) to the F-14 Tomcat and the F/A-18 Hornet heavy carrier-based fighters of the 1990s.
This is believed to be his only work on naval aviation to date; the prolific author has written several titles on land-based airpower.
www.seawaves.com /reviews/bookreviews/US_Naval_Aviation.htm   (505 words)

 Henderson Aviation - About Us
ABOUT US Henderson Aviation Company, founded over 40 years ago, is a locally owned and operated business in Oregon.
In the late 1960's, believing the future of agricultural application and expanded operations lay with helicopters, fixed wing aircraft were phased out and helicopters became exclusively operated for all commercial purposes.
Henderson Aviation Company has pursued a course of steady growth with continual upgrades in equipment and service.
www.hendersonaviationco.com /about.htm   (357 words)

 FORBES AVIATION PRODUCTS CO.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
I have always loved aviation and received my pilot license in 1983 and flying ever since.
Seeing a need for various aviation products mainly small inexpensive items which are time consuming to make and not practical to do so, we now produce them from our engineering and manufacturing facility.
Since 1976 the objective of our business is to provide a high quality product and reliable service for our customers.
www.forbesaviationproducts.com /index.html   (172 words)

 Aviation History Facts: August 1
Called Aviation and Aeronautical Engineering, it is ancestor of Aviation Week & Space Technology and is published twice a month.
French aviator Adolphe Pégoud carries out the first parachute descent ever made whereby the parachute is deployed before the pilot leaves the airplane.
The British government uses its first military aviation budget (£150) to build and fly their first balloon, the Pioneer.
www.centennialofflight.gov /user/fact_aug.htm   (2919 words)

 UIUC HF: Overview
As a key member of the University of Illinois’ academic human factors program, our goal is to support the broader aspects of human factors research in other, non-aviation, disciplines applying the studies of human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, cognitive aging, complex systems, health care, human performance modeling, and skill acquisition.
Research in Human Factors at the U of I started with the study of Aviation Human Factors in the late 1940's.
The history of aviation psychology coincides with the history of the Aviation Psychology Laboratory (1946-1965), the Aviation Research Laboratory (1969-2002), and the Human Factors Division (2002-) at the
www.humanfactors.uiuc.edu /about/index.html   (329 words)

 Western Nebraska Community College - WNCC : Aviation Maintenance
A 1987 graduate of WNCC's Aviation Maintenance program has been elected as president of the Nebraska Aviation Trades Association during their recent convention in North Platte.
Ten students from the WNCC Aviation Maintenance program attended the Nebraska Aviation Maintenance Seminar as part of the Annual Nebraska Aviation Symposium held in Kearney, Nebraska January 22-24, 2004.
Here is the 1946 Piper J3 Cub that was restored by WNCC's Aviation Maintenance Airframe students during the Spring 2003 semester.
wncc.blogs.com /home/aviation_maintenance/index.html   (1041 words)

 Aviation "Support" Directory - AviationDomain.Com
Aircraft Spruce and Specialty - Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co. is a worldwide distributor of aviation supplies for experimental and certified aircraft.
AVPAC - Aviation Parts Communications Network - AVPAC is the full-service part/component/ rotable/avionics sourcing solution of Duncan Aviation.
VARGA is an aviation retail and mail-order company specializing in aircraft parts, hardware and tools, pilot supplies, instruments and avionics, headsets, and more for pilots, aircraft/helicopter mechanics, etc.
www.aviationdomain.com /directory/support.html   (1484 words)

 The Virginia Aviation Museum, 1946 ERCO Ercoupe
This was the first production General Aviation tricycle geared aircraft and was designed by the brilliant aircraft designer Fred Weick.
Most of these were "C" and "D" models, and many of the Cs were converted to become CDs (the major difference was in the fact that the C had a 65 or 75 hp Continental engine, while the D had the great big 85.
The big boom in General Aviation that occurred right after the war suddenly dried up in 1949 or 1950, and production fell way off, drying up completely by 1952.
www.eaa231.org /Museum/Ercoupe/Ercoupe.htm   (1014 words)

 US Coast Guard Aviation Machinist Mates' School 1946
I was one of sixteen class members in the first postwar CG Aviation Machinist Mate School.
CDR MacDiarmid reasoned we were there to learn all the facets of Coast Guard Aviation, not just to be mechanics of sorts.
While students in the First 1946 postwar class at Aviation Machinist Mate School, CGAS San Diego, we were to beach a PBM-5.
www.zianet.com /tmorris/AMMschool.html   (801 words)

 Alfred Comte
In 1914 he followed the draft in Switzerland, served as a pilot, then as an instruction officer for military aviation.
During WWII he returned to military aviation duties and was promoted to captain.
He managed another school of aviation from 1946 to 1950.
www.earlyaviators.com /ecomte.htm   (725 words)

LOWE AVIATION is a full service Fixed Base Operation that has served Macon, Georgia since 1946.
Operating at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport (MCN), Lowe Aviation handles refueling of transient aircraft and provides a weather and flight planning center, waiting area for passengers, conference room, pilots lounges and pilot supplies.
The Lowe Aviation staff will assist in arranging car rentals, hotel accomodations and catering.
www.loweaviation.com /index.html   (122 words)

 Federal Aviation Administration: Effective Distance Learning
The Federal Aviation Administration contributes to national security and the promotion of U.S. aerospace by providing a safe and efficient global aerospace system.
The FAA Academy is charged with training 48,000 FAA employees, arming them with the knowledge and skill to operate and maintain the world’s busiest aerospace system.
Since 1946, the international aviation community has relied on the FAA Academy for the training of personnel.
www.clomedia.com /content/templates/clo_inpractice.asp?articleid=167&zoneid=88   (719 words)

 The Virtual Aviation Museum - Kategorie General Aviation Aircraft 1946 to 1974
The Skymaster, known as "Push'n'Pull" too, was desig- ned for the general aviation twin market.
After the liquidation of Beagle Aviation, BAe took over this type and did build some 340 for the Royal Air Force.
Later, in 1986 the Flamingo was used as a testbed for the new developed Porsche aviation engine.
www.luftfahrtmuseum.com /htmi/itk/g5.htm   (1485 words)

 Long Beach City College Aviation Maintenance Home
One of the community colleges to participate in the aviation maintenance training program was Long Beach City College, which became involved in 1940-1941.
After the war in 1946, the aviation maintenance technician program was certified by the Civil Aeronautics Administration, granting Long Beach City College the federal authority to train highly skilled aircraft mechanics.
The Aviation Maintenance Department is located at Long Beach City College's Liberal Arts Campus in building Z on the corner of Clark and Connant.
www.lbccaviation.com   (270 words)

 Preston Aviation, Inc. - 1946 Piper J-3 Cub
Preston Aviation, Inc. - 1946 Piper J-3 Cub
N6487H, 65 HP Continental, tandem seats, dual control sticks, no electrics.
Endorsements, BFR's, proficiency training, rides or just some fun flying to log.
www.flytailwheel.com /PiperJ3Cub.htm   (59 words)

 Aviation Personnel Fatalities in World War II
Aviation Personnel Fatalities in World War II Return to Reading Room List
(A) Aviation Personnel Fatalities in World War II from 7 December 1941 to 31 December 1946.
/1 Aviation Personnel as defined in these data by the Records Division,m to be all personnel classified and attached to Air Activities in Continental U.S. and Foreign Ashore; and Aviation Squadrons and Units Afloat.
www.history.navy.mil /library/online/aviation_fatal.htm   (212 words)

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