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Aviation's role is therefore to impress upon physicists of this calibre with the urgency of the matter and to aid them with statistical and peripheral investigations that will help to clarify the background to the central mathematics and physical puzzles.
Aviation's role appears to be to establish facilities to handle many of the peripheral and statistical investigations to help fill in the background on electrostatics.
Aviation Report 24 August 1954 -22- THE GREATER THE EASIER Propulsion and atomic energy trends are similar in one respect: the more incredible the long term capabilities are, the easier it is to attain them.
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 Department Of Civil Aviation - Zambia
The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Communications and Transport.
The Department was first established by an Act of Parliament in 1954 (Federal Act 10 of 1954) as the regulatory agency of Government on air transportation in Zambia.
Aviation Act (chapter 444 of the Laws of Zambia) gives effect to the Chicago Convention and provides for the control, regulation and orderly development of aviation within Zambia.
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 Aviation Medicine Books 1940-1959   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Aviation cardiology; an outline of the diseases of the cardiovascular system as applied to aviation medicine.
Research notes from the Aviation Psychology Laboratory; research report of the U.S. Naval School of Aviation Medicine.
Studies in aviation medicine, carried out under the direction of the Committee on Aviation Medicine, Division of Medical Sciences, N. C., acting for the Committee on Medical Research, O. New Haven,, Yale Univ. School of Medicine Laboratory of Physiology.
www.medlina.com /aviation_medicine_books_1940-1959.htm   (1771 words)

 1954 in aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Santa Clara Valley - California Formed in 1954 to promote and support women pilots and aviation activities in the San Jose/San Francisco Bay area.
Ley de bandera, escudo e himno nacional (1954) Ley publicada en la Gaceta Oficial No. 24.371 del 17 de febrero de 1954.
Yokohama American High School - Class of 1954 Memories and photos from the Class of 1954 for those who lived in the Sagamihara Housing Area.
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 Free-Essays.us - Naval Aviation
In times of war and peace, through training and dedication, naval aviators improved their abilities and tactics to produce the fighting force it is today.
In the Korean War, the mission of Naval Aviation was to confine the battle area to the peninsula.
Without this magnificent evolution and the endurance of its aviators and officials promoting this promising future, it is virtually certain that the United States and its Navy would not be prepared for the wars and conflicts that the United States have been and will be involved with.
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 Encyclopedia: Brezhnev
North Vietnam in the The Vietnam War Conflict Vietnam War, part of the This article is part of the series Cold War This article is part of the series Cold War 1947-1953 1953-1962 1962-1991 Contents // 1 Czarist Russia and the West 2 The Bolshevik Revolution 3 The Wartime alliance 4 The...
In June 1977 he forced the retirement of Podgorny and became once again The Presidium or Praesidium (from Latin praesidium meaning protection or defense so plural presidia or praesidia) is the name for the executive committee of various legislative and organizational bodies.
Unlike the cult of Stalin, however, the Brezhnev cult was widely seen as hollow and cynical, and in the absence of the purge could command neither respect nor fear.
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 Naval Aviation 1954-59
First of her class, the new ship was designed to provide fuel, spare parts, technicians and facilities necessary to establish and operate an airstrip for patrol and carrier aircraft in locations where there were no base facilities.
15--The Aviation Safety Division of DCNO (Air) was changed to a staff office, headed by a Coordinator, to act as principal advisor to DCNO (Air) in all matters of air safety and to coordinate the planning and implementation of aviation safety programs throughout the Navy.
A new branch was established in the Aviation Plans Division to perform planning requirements functions previously assigned to the disestablished division.
www.history.navy.mil /branches/avchr8.htm   (11199 words)

 MSN Encarta - Archive Article - 1954: Aviation
MSN Encarta - Archive Article - 1954: Aviation
Cross references refer to Archive articles of the same year.
During 1954 the aircraft manufacturing industry adjusted itself to the changes in emphasis on procurement of various aircraft types intended to modernize the air forces and to the modifications in the program resulting from the cessation of hostilities in Korea.
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 Lockheed P2V Neptune aircraft of VP-3
Information from John Ross of the Prestwick Airport Aviation Group leads to the conclusion that this was 124869 during the 1953-1954 Keflavik deployment.
Information from John Ross of the Prestwick Airport Aviation Group leads to the conclusion that this was 128340 during the 1953-1954 Keflavik deployment.
Information from John Ross of the Prestwick Airport Aviation Group leads to the conclusion that this was 128346 during the 1953-1954 Keflavik deployment.
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 Major George Schwartz "Wheaties" Welch USAAF // Chief Test Pilot, North American Aviation (1947-1954)
Aviation experts confirm that in dives in an experimental plane over California desert in October 1947, Welch became the first pilot to break the sound barrier.
In the beginning of December, 1941, Welch and 2nd Lt. Kenneth Taylor had moved their P-40s away from the main airfield at Wheeler to a nearby auxiliary field at Haleiwa as part of a gunnery exercise.
Welch began testing the prototype P-86 (later redesignated F-86) Sabre, a new jet fighter which combined the aerodynamic advances of the propeller-driven Mustang with the lessons of swept-wing research the Germans had developed for their jet aircraft toward the end of the war.
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 The Hindu : Miscellaneous / This Day That Age : dated June 15,1954: Civil aviation in India
Civil aviation in India entered a new phase during the second half of 1953 when, under the Air Corporation's Act, 1953, the air transport industry was nationalised and two Corporations - the Indian Airlines and Air India International - came into being.
Another notable development was the commencement of a direct air service between Delhi and Kabul.
Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/06/15/stories/2004061501770901.htm   (145 words)

 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AVIATION SAFETY INITIATIVES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Military aviation safety is a concern to policymakers in both the DOD and Congress.
On the other hand, the rate of aviation safety improvements has stagnated over the past 10 years, and the rate of class A mishaps has doubled recently from 1.23 class A mishaps per 100,000 flight hours in the year 2000, to 2.03 in 2003.
In the general civil aviation area, the record is actually very similar to what you will find in the military, or maybe even a little worse, 3.0 to 3.5 class A mishaps per 100,000 flight hours.
commdocs.house.gov /committees/security/has042000.000/has042000_0.HTM   (17376 words)

 Welcome to The Aviation Association of NH
Recognizing the threat to small general aviation airports that was supported by a NHDOT document dated November of 2004 on the same subject, the AANH had established two committees after a previous brainstorming session.
In fact, it is your duty to the sport you love, aviation, to all show up at the meeting.
Aviation Association of New Hampshire (AANH) was founded in 1954 to, amongst others, work to protect and preserve aviation in our wonderful state.
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 1958 In Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Also in 2003, an era in aviation history ended when the supersonic Concorde took off...
An AVB-E aviation bomb detonator exploded at the Sheberghan airfield in...
by many pilots to be the most technologically advanced cockpit in aviation.
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 McGraw-Hill Education Europe
A scrutiny of the general aviation industry--turbulent past, promising present, and thoroughly forecast future.
This engaging closeup on the history and future of the gernal aviation industry will fascinate pilots, business aviation professionals, historians, and aviation enthusiasts--from pilots to manufacturers of aircraft, parts, and equipment.
Author Donald Pattillo, an aviation and international business expert, takes you through the tumultuous growth of the industry, covering the origins of personal aviation...
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 Naval Aviation history and the Fleet Air Arm
The history of naval aviation and for the air forces for each Commonwealth country also includes a wealth of history and heritage information common to the Briritsh heritage of naval aviation and are well worth reviewing.
Sadly, Aviation Branch of the RCN was no match for the Hellyer's grandplan for "unifying" the Army, Navy and Air Force in 1968.
Although military aviation was still in its infancy at the time that the Union Defence Force (UDF) was formed, the South African Defence Act (1912) made provision for the establishment of the South African Aviation Corps (SAAC) as part of the Active Citizen Force (ACF).
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /History   (3657 words)

 1957 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1957:
March 11 - a Lockheed Super Constellation of sets a payload record for a commercial aircraft of 41,749 lb (18,936 kg) between Newark, New Jersey and Burbank, California
April 11 - North American Aviation is issued a preliminary contract to build prototypes of the XF-108 long-range interceptor aircraft for the USAF.
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 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
An exciting aviation video series covering single pilot instrument flying, taildragger instruction, touring the Alaska Highway, touring the Colorado Rockies and mountain flying.
All are dedicated to the safe use and enjoyment of General Aviation Airplanes.
Cessna's famed "Businessliner" of the 1946 to 1954 period.
www.lbaviationvideos.com   (170 words)

 Raisbeck Engineering: Publication 43 Aviation International News
He spent part of the next three years as a flight engineer on a B-36, and it was the experience that kindled his interest in aviation and fostered one of his early "Raisbeck rules": knowing systems is more important than knowing how to fly.
For his substantial contributions to the progress of civil aviation in the inventions and innovations that have improved safety, performance and utility.
For tirelessly championing passage of the General Aviation Revitalization Act and for pledging resurrection of single-engine Cessnas.
www.raisbeck.com /publications/pub43.php   (1795 words)

 1954 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aviation - Rail transport - Radio - Science
1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar.
Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas 347 US 483 1954
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 U.S. Repositories Listing - NASM Corporate & Organizational Records
In July 1929 it was acquired by the North American Aviation Corp. as the Eastern Airlines Division and, in January 1930, was renamed Eastern Air Transport.
Two years later Fairchild Aviation Corp. split, with FAC and Ranger forming the Fairchild Engine and Aircraft Corp. (FEAC) while the aerial photography and survey concerns stayed in Fairchild Aviation Corp. FEAC soon acquired two materials processing companies, Duramold Aircraft Corp. (1937) and Al-Fin Corp. (1941), to control forming and bonding processes in aircraft manufacture.
North American Aviation then contracted to produce a supercritical wing to be fitted to a Vought F-8 aircraft as a flying test bed.
www.nasm.si.edu /research/arch/arch_repos/GUIDE.PT8.html   (12174 words)

 Civil Aviation
The Protocol Relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, Art.
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
The Protocol Relating to Certain Amendments to the Convention on International Civil Aviation, Arts.
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 Airline History - Airlines by index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
This was an important step for British independent aviation as 1946 had also seen most of the pre-war independent airlines in the UK merged into the two new state airlines: BOAC and BEA.
If the Second World War gave anything to civil aviation apart from the workhorse C-47 it was surely the courageous, determined and highly experienced former military air transport crews.
SILVER CITY - One of the Britavia Group's early private aviation ventures was Silver City Airways in Australia.
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 KUNSAN AIR BASE: How It Was - Other Units (1951-1954) 808th - 809th - 841st EAB Page 2 of 2
Craig Hinton a navigator in the 8th Bomb Squadron (L-NI) who flew the B-26s from Kunsan in 1954 recalls this runway as "a North-South runway fairly close to the sea at high tide." Later "improvements" would extend the shore line further out, but the same runway exists till today.
These men are the Aviation Engineers....the men who build and maintain runways, taxiways, parking ramps, drainage systems, buildings, waterlines, roads, and fuel storage tanks that make an airfield a going concern.
Today Aviation Engineer units are organized, manned and given their initial training by the Army.
www.kalaniosullivan.com /KunsanAB/EAB/Howitwasa1ba_a.html   (7937 words)

 1954   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
When the Queen returns next year the reception will be more subdued than in 1954, reports Liz Minchin.
Built in 1954 when the state's capital still had an all-volunteer fire department, Carson City sold the building to the state after the new station No....
His visit is part of a world tour, his first since his triumphant return to Ethiopia in 1941.
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 History of Johnson Aviation, Inc. Newton Municipal Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
From 1940 to 1954 the Newton Airport was a 2,400 foot sod strip along East 19th Street North across from where Berg school is located.
In 1954, Fred Maytag purchased the land for a new municipal airport at its present location.
On February 14, 2005, Johnson Aviation, Inc. relocated to the new terminal facilities.
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 Peter B. Kline Aviation Collection
The Peter B. Kline Aviation Collection was accessioned into Wright State University's Special Collections and Archives in October, 1986.
His particular areas of interest were World War I era aviation and militalry aircraft, although he collected over a wide range of subjects.
Also included are technical manuals, information on insignia and aviators, correspondence with other aviation collectors and dealers, and a small amouant of personal and family papers.
www.libraries.wright.edu /staff/dunbar/arch/ms165.old.htm   (552 words)

 Boarding.no : 50th Anniversary of Flight That Changed Commercial Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-07)
Fifty years ago - the 15th of july 1954 Boeing pilots Tex Johnston and Richard L. Loesch helped propel commercial aviation into the jet age by completing the first flight of the Boeing 367-80, the precursor for all jet-powered commercial airplanes developed since
Known as the "Dash 80," the airplane demonstrated the advantages jet engines offered over the propeller-driven engines that were then the standard.
Explaining that decision in 1954, then company President Bill Allen simply said it was time somebody "got jet transport off of paper and into the air."
www.boarding.no /art_print.asp?id=12610   (363 words)

Service and civil aviation throughout the empire (local contributors include Brearley and Fysh); surveys of aircraft and their makers (with short chapters on airships and flying boats); and much more.
From Dr Blands 1851 proposal to build his 'atmotic' ship to modern aviation, includes: Hargrave, Australia's World War one pilots, the founding of the RAAF, Kingsford Smith's historic flights, the birth of Qantas, the jet age.
Translated from the French by James Cleugh Author was with the RAF as a day and night fighter pilot during WW II.
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