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  Thirty Thousand Feet - Aviation Organizations
Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance AWAM is a nonprofit organization formed for the purpose of championing women's professional growth and enrichment in the aviation maintenance fields by providing opportunities for sharing information and networking, education, fostering a sense of community and increasing public awareness of women in the industry.
Aviation Crime Prevention Institute, Inc. A non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of aviation related crime through education of the aviation industry worldwide, cooperation between the aviation industry and law enforcement agencies, and communication of information and security procedures to all.
General Aviation Awareness Council The UK General Aviation associations, supported by commercial and professional bodies, have established this Council to try to ensure that GA activity in the UK does not decline, and its expansion in business flying, pilot training, sport, and recreation is publicly and privately encouraged.
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 Aero Ae 50 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Another unusual feature was that it incorporated a towing point to allow it to be towed by another, longer-range aircraft to enable it to be transported to a combat zone outside of its own range without having to stop and refuel.
First flown on April 14 1949, it was evaluated against the for a defence ministry contract.
The Ae 50 was found to have a range of flaws, including directional stability and the operation of the leading-edge slots.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Aero_Ae_50   (249 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)

 People's Republic of China People's Liberation Army Air Force
The 2nd Bomber School (dier hongzha xuexiao) was formally established in Changchun, Jilin province, on 1 December and changed its name to the 2nd Aviation School (dier hangkong xuexiao) on 20 December (its cover designator was the Zhujiang unit).
In December 1958, all of the navigation, communications, and gunnery cadets were transferred to form the new 16th Aviation.School, and the 2nd Aviation School became responsible solely for training bomber and helicopter pilots (some bomber graduates also went to transport units).
Aviation theory increasingly became an important part of the curriculum.
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 ATTC History
In 1949, Aviation Machinist's Mate (AD) "A" school was moved from San Diego, CA to the Airc
The recommendation to consolidate all aviation technical training at Elizabeth City was approved, budgetary action was initiated, and additional planning was undertaken.
Construction of the training center began in July 1976, the unit was commissioned on August 4, 1978 and all the schools previously held at ARSC were moved to the new facilities along with many of the "C" school courses.
www.uscg.mil /hq/attc/Welcome/History.htm   (524 words)

 Ad@China Civil Aviation: Full Article
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As the management organization of civil aviation industry of the State Council, CAAC will not represent the functions of the state-owned assets' possessor of the six group companies and the transferred airports, and will be in charge of the management of safety, market and air traffic, the macro-control and foreign relationship and so on.
Deepening the reform on civil aviation system is the practice for implementing the spirit of the CCCPC and the 4th plenum of the 15 Central Committee of the CPC, and is also an important measure for civil aviation industry to practise the ideas of Jiang Zemin's "three represents".
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 Greenwood Publishing Group I1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Based on extensive research in China, the United States, and Great Britain, this book is the first comprehensive survey of the aviation aspect of Sino-American relations during the Chinese republican period.
Xu's discussion of the arms trading policies of various foreign powers prior to the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War of the 1930s is particularly insightful and revealing.
Although America's contribution to the establishment of Chinese aviation was at times undertaken with hesitation, U.S. assistance would ultimately change the balance of power in East Asia.
info.greenwood.com /books/0313320/0313320047.html   (299 words)

Strughold and his modest SAM staff in 1949 estimated that the main medical problems of space flight could be formulated and the majority of the questions fully answered within 10 to 15 years.
Specialists in aviation medicine, watching pilot performances at ever higher altitudes and faster speeds in the rocket-powered aircraft of the X-series, began to think of space flight as a logical extension of high-altitude flight.
In December 1949, a fourth monkey was flown, with data on ECG and respiration successfully telemetered, but the monkey died on impact.
lsda.jsc.nasa.gov /books/mercury/ch02.htm   (2899 words)

 1981 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 7 - a Boeing 747 of CAAC lands at JFK International Airport, marking the first time since 1949 that a flight from mainland China to the United States is performed.
March 2 - Japan Air Lines is the first airline to use a computerised flight simulator to train its crews
March 28 - Air France pilot Michel Breton flies the airline's last Sud Aviation Caravelle service, from Amsterdam to Paris.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1981_in_aviation   (474 words)

 About IRI. Civil Aviation Organization - Civil Aviation Technology College
of State Aviation" was found in that year in Ministry of Road which it was managed by general chief Who was deputy in-charge of Ministry of Road and appointed by approval of Board of Ministers for the period of 3 years.
According to article 6 of mentioned law; a council under the title of High Council of Aviation also founded in Ministry of Road which determined for policy of the said general department.
5- One aviation law specialist by appointment of Ministry of Road and Transportation and in case of necessity Managing Director of Islamic Rep. Of Iran Airline company (IRANAIR) and one representative of domestic airline company will be participate in council session and haven't right of voting.
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 1949 In Aviation Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Colonel Joseph W. Kittinger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He began his aviation fascination at an early age, dreaming of flying while watching planes at the Orlando Municipal Airport.
He was accepted in the USAF aviation school in 1949.
He is still very active in aviation and space, serving as an Aviation and Aerospace Consultant and Barnstormer in a 1929 New Standard Open Cockpit Bi-Plane.
www.peterson.af.mil /hqafspc/history/Kittinger.htm   (497 words)

 Airplane Collection - Western Reserve Historical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With one of the largest and busiest airports in the world throughout the 1920s and 1930s, a booming aviation manufacturing industry, and the legendary National Air Races, hosted by Cleveland from 1929 to 1949, aviation remained a significant factor in the city for several decades.
The Aviation Collection of the Crawford Museum began in the earliest days of the museum's existence, when it was called the Thompson Products Auto Album.
Under the guidance of noted aviation artist Charles Hubbell, the staff of Thompson Products sought out and acquired aircraft that held a special place in Cleveland's history, such as Bumble Bee, the first plane in Cleveland, or the various aircraft that participated in the National Air Races.
www.wrhs.org /crawford/template.asp?id=128   (224 words)

 [f-AA] RE: USA April 24th. 1949   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1949 > > Breaking records in aviation has increasingly become the province of the > major aviation companies backed by multi-million-dollar defence research > and development contracts from national governments.
Let's start at the beginning The story of the historic flight of "The City of Yuma" began in January of 1949, when a group of businessmen were brainstorming ways to attract more industry to Yuma, Ariz. Since the closing of the army base after the war, local industry had dwindled severely.
Farm Credit Services Southwest is proud of the people, stories, failures and successes that lead up to the endurance flight of 1949, and the 50-year anniversary flight in 1999.
mail.westmont.edu /pipermail/aeronca/2002-July/011974.html   (1087 words)

 F-100 Super Sabre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was the successor to the F-86 Sabre, the first of the century series of US jet fighters, and the first US fighter capable of supersonic speed in level flight.
Development work began in 1949 for a supersonic interceptor, and prototype construction started in 1951, when the company won a contract for 110 aircraft.
The first YF-100 prototype flew on May 25, 1953 with a Pratt and Whitney J57 engine, it broke the sound-barrier on its first flight.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/F-100_Super_Sabre   (425 words)

 Civil Aviation Organization : Islamic Republic of Iran , Flights Status , timetable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Civil aviation organization of I.R.IRAN is responsible for providing safe domestic and international civil aviation throughout the country.
Civil Aviation Organization was primarily established about 50 years ago, in 1964’s August, under the primary title "General Administration of Civil Aviation" following the approval of Civil Aviation Regulation in 1949’s July by the then parliament.
Codification and publication of national standards, regulations and procedures concerning to civil aviation based on international regulations, as well as supervision on performance of flight security.
www.cao.ir /english/about/index.asp   (708 words)

 LIST OF YEARS IN AVIATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1925 in aviation: In Germany, in-flight silent movies are shown in commercial airliners for the first time.
1999 in aviation: Fear of the Y2K computer virus and possible in-flight consequences for those planes flying during the night of December 31, 1999 and the early morning of January 1, 2000, spreads around the airline industry.
2001 in aviation: 4 jet-liners, 2 each of American Airlines and United Airlines, are hijacked and crashed in the September 11 terrorist attacks, killing more than 3,000 people.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/LIST+OF+YEARS+IN+AVIATION   (929 words)

 World Aviation in 1949
The United States Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) authorises the use of Ground-Controlled Approach (GCA) radar as a primary landing aid in bad weather.
The Soviet Union ends the blockade of Berlin, but the Allied airlift continues until 30 September 1949 to build up stocks in the city.
It carries a total of 103 passengers and crew, which is a record at the time for people crossing the North Atlantic in a single flight.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /milestones-of-flight/world/1949.html   (433 words)

 Gliding Magazine | Features
The sole purpose of this new organisation was promoting and collecting funds to be used for education and training in general aviation, especially of powered flight and sailplanes, but also for model aeroplanes.
Erni was and still is fascinated with nature, the glaciers in his home country, the clouds and the air currents.
The second sample is a design, issued for the 40th anniversary of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO, in the autumn of 1984.
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In April 1945, Plesman received a loan of 14 Douglas C-54 four-engine transports (the military version of the DC-4) from the U.S. government.
Using these planes, KLM once again began service from Amsterdam to Jakarta, inaugurating a new postwar era for one of the greatest airlines in European aviation history.
Already in the autumn of 1945, KLM opened a service to the far East and in may 1946, the KLm was the first airlinecompany that opened a regular service to the U.S.
www.dutch-aviation.nl /index3/1945-1949/index3-1945.html   (310 words)

 Helicopter Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With apologies to those responsible for the technical aspects of the Helicopter Aviation Home Page, here is a very rough layman's idea of how this marvellous and fascinating form of flight is achieved.
It is intended as an introduction for the newcomer to rotary wing aviation.
A far more qualified examination of helicopter propulsion units is available in a 1949 Journal of the Royal United Services Institute lecture by an Air Commodore Banks (8) and Chapter 4 of Prouty's Military Helicopter Design Technology.
www.copters.com /hist/history_2.html   (1534 words)

 1980 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1980:
December 7 - Pan Am's Boeing 747, the China Clipper, arrives from JFK International Airport in New York, to Beijing, after a stop inTokyo.
It marks the first time since 1949 that a commercial flight between the United States and mainland China is completed.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1980_in_aviation   (496 words)

 Air & Space Power Journal: War Wings: The United States and Chinese Military Aviation, 1929-1949 - Net Assessment - ...
As a largely rural country trying to shake off its feudal past, China lacked a modern transportation infrastructure, such as roads and railways, that the Nationalists could use to extend and consolidate their rule.
Without an indigenous aviation industry, China had to look outside its borders for assistance and found it in the United States, among other countries.
Written chronologically, in clear and concise sentences, War Wings details the equipment and types of aircraft sold to China between 1929 and 1949 but does not descend into monotony.
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 Exchange of notes (June 4, 1949) between Canada and the United States of America constituting an understanding relating ...
As a result of the Union which became effective on April 1, 1949, the Government of Canada has replaced the Government of Newfoundland in the making of laws for certain purposes including the regulation of civil aviation.
Civil aviation operations at Stephenville and Argentia provided for in this Agreement shall not be initiated until the operators of civil aircraft authorized pursuant to this Agreement shall have made adequate provision of all terminal facilities, including servicing, maintenance, passenger and cargo, customs, immigration and health, which they require.
I have the honour to acknowledge your Note No. 134 of June 4, 1949, in which you propose that an agreement be entered into between the Governments of the United States and Canada relating to civil aviation at the Leased Bases in Newfoundland.
www.lexum.umontreal.ca /ca_us/en/cts.1952.14.3.en.html   (573 words)

 British Military Aviation in 1949
On 20 April 1949, the Amethyst, then acting as the Royal Navy guardship to the diplomatic community at Nanking, had been shelled by Chinese Communist artillery batteries on the River Yangtse between Shanghai and Chinkiang.
She had been forced aground with extensive damage, and suffered numerous casualties, including the Captain and First Officer; moreover, the ship's medical officer had been killed.
For their gallantry under fire, Flight Lieutenant Letford was awarded a Bar to his Distinguished Flying Cross and his crew were awarded the Naval General Service Medal.
www.rafmuseum.org.uk /milestones-of-flight/british_military/1949.html   (665 words)

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