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  The Causes of Accidents in General Aviation in Alaska 1963-1981
Of the major risk factors associated with general aviation accidents, total number of flying hours and total number of flying hours in the type of aircraft that crashed were of striking importance.
Of 3805 aviation accidents, 1332 (35.0%) occurred in the first 500 hours of total flight time of the pilot and 348 (9.2%) occurred during the first 100 hours of flight time.
Aviation accidents are not distributed randomly and unpredictably; they are associated with identifiable risk factors that hold the key and promise of successful intervention and prevention.
www.epi.alaska.gov /bulletins/docs/b1985_13.htm   (905 words)

 2/25th History
The award, established by the Army Aviation Association of America, is given on an annual basis to recognize the best aviation unit in the active Army.
The 25th Aviation Battalion received the award for the period 31 March 68-31 March 69 primarily in recognition of a 70 percent increase in flying hours with a 28 percent reduction in accidents in support of the combat operations of the 25th Division.
As part of the reorganization of the 25th Division to a light infantry configuration the 25th Aviation Battalion was briefly inactivated from 15 October 1985 to16 January 1986.
25thaviation.org /TFPirate/id69.htm   (568 words)

 1963   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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November 9 - 1963 Miike coal-mine explosion: In Japan, a coal mine explosion kills 458 and sends 839 carbon monoxide poisoning victims to the hospital.
1963 is the year dubbed "Annus Mirabilis" by British poet Philip Larkin.
www.1-free-software.com /en/wikipedia/1/19/1963.html   (1376 words)

 Sukhoi Su-7 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Sukhoi Su-7 (NATO designation Fitter) was a swept wing, turbojet-powered fighter-bomber used by the Soviet Union and its allies.
The prototype, designated S-1 'Strela,' first flew on 7 September 1955, and was first revealed to the world at the 1956 Aviation Day at.
Its wing planform was devised during the Korean War by TsAGI, the Soviet aeronautics bureau.
www.pineville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Sukhoi_Su-7   (981 words)

 Kennedy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
When the 1st Aviation Brigade was organized in Vietnam, CSM Kennedy was assigned to it as brigade command sergeant major.
His next assignment involving aviation projects was at Fort Hood, TX, where he served as CSM of the III Corps.
The value of CSM Kennedy’s service to the Army and particularly to Army Aviation is measured by the four Legions of Merit and the 34 Air Medals he wears.
www.quad-a.org /Hall_of_Fame/personnel/kennedy.htm   (292 words)

 Consultation about Part 104 Civil Aviation Rules   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Civil Aviation Authority response is to recognise the major contribution made by the NZGA in developing the agreed final draft of this Part 104.
Rural Aviation (1963) Ltd said "The content of 104.59 and 104.113 [of the NPRM regarding use of aerodromes and minimum height] are both fully supported.
Section 14(2) of the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 1991 (as amended by section 34 of 1996 No. 91) deems the Civil Aviation Regulations 1953 that are continued in force by section 8 of that Act to be revoked on the close of 31 March 1997.
www.caa.govt.nz /rules/part104_consultation.htm   (1593 words)

 Menekse Aviation - Company Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Menekse Aviation's share holders and employees are mostly instructors as active skydivers, pilots and aircraft technicians who have been involved in aviation for more than 2-3 decades.
Aviation oriented company's latest achievement was winning highly competitive tender on two corporate aircrafts.
Menekse Aviation reached 9 millions US dollars of total transactions realized in recent years, and the company continues in promotion of general aviation in Turkey with its ever increasing trend.
www.menekse-aviation.com.tr /profile.html   (194 words)

 NAVAL AVIATION MUSEUM FOUNDATION - JOIN US - MUSEUM HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Naval Aviation has also been at the cutting edge of aerospace history: the first successful crossing of the Atlantic by an aircraft, exploration of high altitude flight, exploration of the Arctic and Antarctic and exploration of outer space.
It is currently the second-largest aviation museum in the United States, housing more than 140 aircraft, scores of scale models, hundreds of paintings and photographs in fascinating exhibits, and an impressive research library.
Throughout it all, a vision has endured: that the proud history and traditions of Naval Aviation can be preserved for each new generation, and that the honorable men and women who have served our country can continue to offer their strength, zeal and experience to the community.
www.naval-air.org /joinus/museum-history.htm   (2389 words)

 Woodland Aviation
Woodland Aviation was operated along with Watts Agricultural Aviation, an ag aircraft operation established in 1948, until the ag business was sold in 1969 in order to devote full attention to Beechcraft.
Watts is respected as a pioneer in the general aviation industry.
Continuing the tradition, the Watts family and the Woodland Aviation team are focusing the company's future on the values it was built on.
www.woodlandaviation.com /about.html   (549 words)

Aviation Insurance Company is South Africa’s oldest aviation insurance company having been established in 1948.
From about 1997 Aviation Insurance Company started a rapid growth process, assisted a great deal by approval from the South African Financial Services Board and the Reserve Bank to underwrite policies denominated in US Dollars and to hold premiums in US Dollars.
Today Aviation Insurance Company is South Africa’s largest Aviation Insurance company in respect of premium turnover figures, with a Gross Premium Income in the region of R 65 million.
www.aicl.co.za   (328 words)

 aviation accidents causes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The causes of aviation accidents over the course of the last 70 years have changed significantly from design to human factors.
The Safety Board's Office of Aviation Safety looked at accident causes in recent years to try to find an area that is contributing to the trend.
Weather is the primary cause of 15% of general aviation accidents and a major...
www.thebestaviationinfo.com /11/aviation-accidents-causes.html   (362 words)

 Aviation Law Resources
Aviation law treatise covering the aviation industry and its regulations.
Introductory text to aviation and aviation law covering various aspects of aviation including national and international laws.
Aviation section of the official government web site of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), an independent Federal agency charged by Congress with investigating every civil aviation accident in the United States.
www.ll.georgetown.edu /find/resource_display_subject.cfm?topic_id=112   (719 words)

 Our Current Publications
Includes brief unit histories and an overview of Army Aviation in Vietnam.
This volume is dedicated to 7 American patriots who lost their lives on Jan. 11, 1963 with their aircraft fell out of the sky on an island in the Mekong River.
Aviation Co. This volume is dedicated to 21 members of the 140
home1.gte.net /vze43w2c/id1.html   (235 words)

 The Apollo Spacecraft - A Chronology. Vol. II. Part 1 (1963 1st quarter)
In the summer of 1963, however, MSC and North American representatives agreed that the strakes should be removed and an apex-mounted flap be added.
Two aerospace technologists at MSC, James A. Ferrando and Edgar C. Lineberry, Jr., analyzed orbital constraints on the CSM imposed by the abort capability of the LEM during the descent and hover phases of a lunar mission.
Aviation Daily reported an announcement by Frank Canning, Assistant LEM Project Manager at Grumman, that a Request for Proposals would be issued in about two weeks for the development of an alternate descent propulsion system.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/SP-4009/v2p1b.htm   (6887 words)

 Video Ford Tri Motor Henry Ford s Aviation Ventures 1924 - 1936 video
In 1963 the Ford Motor Company gave the National Archives approximately 1,500,000 feet of this film with additional key footage given to the Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.
This presentation of Ford aviation between 1924 and 1936 was complied after searching through thousands of feet of this silent film, most of which has never been seen by the public.
The result is a 40 minute VHS video narrating the history of Henry and Edsel Ford's aviation legacy.
www.hfha.org /trimotorvideo.htm   (245 words)

 Review Army Aviation in Vietnam 1961-1963: An Illustrated History of Unit Insiowia, Aircraft Comouflage and Markings - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
If you have any interest in Army Aviation during the Vietnam years, this is the best source of information I have seen.
This book has allowed me to gain a better understanding of the units he was assigned to, the type of aircraft they operated, the unit patches, etc...
Technology advances in power plant design and structural materials had moved helicopters from "damn, it actually flys" category into the realm of practical airborne utility "trucks" that would eventually be...
computertoaster.com /reviews/asinsearch_0967198011   (315 words)

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The records of the Texas Department of Aviation consist largely of legal documents--applications for certificates, testimonies, prehearing and hearing transcripts, exhibits, orders, motions, dockets, briefs, appeals, and other documents dating from 1963 to 1989 (bulk 1967-1978).
The governing body of the Department is now the Board of Aviation, of the same makeup as the previous Commission, with one qualification added--members must now have five years experience as either an aircraft pilot, an airport facilities manager, or a fixed-base operator.
In 1991, the Department of Aviation was merged with the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation and the Motor Vehicle Commission to form the Texas Department of Transportation.
www.lib.utexas.edu /taro/tslac/10219.xml   (1192 words)

 Flightline Aviation - Display Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Established in 1963, Flightline Aviation is now part of the Airwork Holdings group of companies.
Since delisting and moving to Auckland in 1984, Airwork has grown to be one of the most diverse companies in New Zealand Aviation.
The company is one of the largest suppliers of light aircraft, engineering services, and parts support to the general aviation industry in New Zealand, with customers located throughout the Pacific Islands and Malaysia.
www.flightline.co.nz /quicknet.cfm?screen=display&menuID=2   (166 words)

 Maintenance Personnel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wayne began his aviation career in 1963 at the Minot Air Force Base where he was Crew Chief on the B-52H bomber.
His professional aviation career began by attending Dakota Aero Tech where he earned his A and P in 1978.
Kevin started in aviation when he was hired to build a Lancair IVP by a local businessman.
www.executive-air.com /maintdetail   (560 words)

 1963 In Aviation Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 About Hope Aviation Insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since 1963, Hope Aviation Insurance has delivered customer-focused service to business and corporate aviation clients.
As an aviation-only insurance brokerage firm, we have the expertise to custom tailor policies for high performance aircraft and helicopters, fixed base operators and other aviation service providers.
At Hope Aviation Insurance, we make sure you're in for a soft landing when it comes to protecting your investment.
www.hopeaviation.com /intro.html   (195 words)

 A6E's Home Page
As the backbone of the Carrier Attack Aviation for the past thirty-four years, the A-6 Intruder stood ready to deliver its formidable payload at any time, day or night, in any weather.
The Intruder was never the prettiest or the fastest aircraft on the flight deck, but was always the hardest working, the "Workhorse of Naval Aviation".
It was the "Baddest Mother" ever to cross the wake of Carrier Aviation.
hometown.aol.com /a6e/main.html   (664 words)

 Yakovlev Yak-36 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The exhaust exited through vectoring nozzles in the center of gravity which were vectorable through about 90º.
The Yak-36 made its first hover on 9 January 1963, the first transition from vertical take-off to forward flight and back to vertical landing on 16 September 1963.
The next development step was the Yak-38 which flew for the first time in 1971 as the Yak-36MP.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yakovlev_Yak-36   (152 words)

 AVROLAND - The Prime Minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A 1963 Maclean's article stated "...ever since he took office it's been well known in Ottawa that he suffers from an almost morbid inability to make up his mind.
More than any one person, Dief is as well known as the Arrow itself but the facts are often clouded with feeling - 40 years after the fact, people still argue who did and said what.
John Diefenbaker, a prairie populist and spellbinding speaker, advocated that all Canadians should be "unhyphenated Canadians." He served as prime minister from 1957 to 1963.
www.avroland.ca /al-people-the-pm.shtml   (237 words)

1910 in aviation: Frederick Baldwin and J.A.D. McCurdy, using a Curtiss byplane, are the first pilots to send radio messages to the ground.
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)

 Army Aviation in Vietnam 1963-1966: An Illustrated History of Unit Insignia Aircraft Camouflage & Markings (Army ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Army Aviation in Vietnam 1963-1966: An Illustrated History of Unit Insignia Aircraft Camouflage & Markings (Army Aviation in Vietnam) Review: If you have any interest in Army Aviation during the Vietnam years, this is the best source of information I have seen.
Army Aviation in Vietnam 1963-1966: An Illustrated History of Unit Insignia Aircraft Camouflage & Markings (Army Aviation in Vietnam) Review: The "Army Aviation in Vietnam" series of books are a welcome and long overdue addition to the library of U.S. military history.
Army Aviation in Vietnam 1963-1966: An Illustrated History of Unit Insignia Aircraft Camouflage & Markings (Army Aviation in Vietnam) Review: This is the second of Ralph Young's series of fine books on the insignia and units of the Army Aviation units in Vietnam, both fixed wing and helicopter.
www.textkit.com /0_096719802X.html   (434 words)

 Border Aviation
n 1963, an aviation unit was formed to assist the Grenztruppen with the border mission.
Their mission was to look for potential escapees and to gather intelligence along the West German border.
Additionally, between the months of April and October, the NVA's Attack Helicopter Squadron 67 provided aviation assets and radar units to react to alerts and border violations.
www.grenzer.com /SUaviation2.htm   (411 words)

 General Council of British Shipping 1941-1963
The General Council continued in this form until 1963, when it was felt that the new range and complexity of problems that the British shipping industry faced had changed.
A single national organisation was agreed to be the best way of continuing, an organisation which would also reduce confusion in the minds of government departments and the public.
The Council had its last meeting on the 21 March 1963, before being formally dissolved in the September of that year.
www.warwick.ac.uk /services/library/mrc/ead/367GCB.htm   (580 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
030:002A Commerce - Aviation - Subsidy and Subsidy Reduction, 1963.
030:003A Commerce - Aviation - Subsidy and Subsidy Reduction, 1963.
030:006A Commerce - Aviation - Thompson, Howard A., 1963.
www.ou.edu /special/albertctr/archives/MonroneyInventory/Asm29-32.htm   (684 words)

 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)

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