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  SUNLINK WOTM - Aviation History
Much of the history of early aviation is focused on those early pioneers in the field, especially the Wright brothers and Amelia Earhart - check your biography section for works on them.
Aviation careers; jobs in the air and on the ground [by] D. Fenten.
Aviation in the modern world; the dramatic impact upon our lives of aircraft, missiles, and space vehicles, [1960].
www.sunlink.ucf.edu /weed/archive/flight.html   (591 words)

  
 Chapter IX: Logistics - DAHSUM FY 1974
Aviation maintenance and supply functions were retained within the Directorate of Supply and Maintenance, and a separate Aviation Logistics Office was established.
In other aviation logistics matters, the backlog of aircraft modification work orders continued to drop-down from 1.1 million man-hours to about.6 million, and plans were completed to field test next year a concept for the scheduled inspection of helicopters (Project Inspect).
During the seven-month period of fiscal year 1974 when this activity was under Army control, proceeds from the sale of usable property amounted to $32.5 million, and the return on sales, based on original acquisition cost, was 11.2 percent.
www.army.mil /cmh/books/DAHSUM/1974/ch09.htm   (5998 words)

  
 "Aviation Litigation" Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack
The firm has handled hundreds of aviation crash cases since its inception in 1974.
The aviation division in the firm is comprised of members who have extensive experience in aviation.
Additionally, the courts regularly appoint the firm to the Plaintiff's Steering Committee in complex Multi-District aviation cases.
www.elllaw.com /aviation.htm   (245 words)

  
 PRIOR Aviation: About Us
Prior Aviation Service established the first State and Federal approved flight school in the northeast United States that offered their students both fixed-wing and helicopter (rotary-wing) flight training.
In 1970, Prior Aviation Service moved from the south side of the airport to the new general aviation area established by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) on the north side of the Greater Buffalo International Airport.
Prior Aviation Service provides services including fueling and ground handling to many of the scheduled airlines that operate from the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport.
www.prioraviation.com /aboutus.html   (403 words)

  
 Alabama Department of Public Safety
FACILITIES: The aviation unit is headquarted at Dannelly Field Montgomery Alabama a second operation is based at Pryor field in Decatur Alabama.
The aviation Unit was officially formed in June of 1975.
During the 2002 Calender year 1,313 hours were flown in the support of the the marijuana eradication program, 60,378 marijuana plants were found in 1,157 plots, and 9 indoor grown plants were discovered.
www.dps.state.al.us /public/service/aviation.asp   (299 words)

  
 Related Resources at AviaNation | Corporate Flight Attendant Jobs | American Aircraft Pilot Careers | Aviation ...
Aviation & Electronic Schools of America - AESA was originally established to provide quality aviation and electronic training to experienced maintenance personnel through-out the world.
Aviation Career Guide - To be a successful pilot, professional flying or leisure, you need to know where, how and when to start.
Aviation Training Center - The most hi-tech and experienced providers of ground school and simulator training in the Pacific Northwest.
www.avianation.com /resources/aviation_educations_trainings.cfm   (1279 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Police History
The Pennsylvania State Police Aviation Division was established by the approval of an Executive Board Resolution dated October 15.
On April 10, 1969, a second Aviation Patrol Unit was established when one of the two existing helicopters was moved to the Washington County Airport.
The Aviation Section is currently assigned to the Division of Aviation and Special Services in the Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations.
psp-hemc.org /history/psp4.html   (1847 words)

  
 SMP Aviation Services
The primary consultant has been in the aviation field since 1962 when he entered pilot training with the United States Air Force.
While in the USAF he was an Instructor Pilot in most of the equipment that he was qualified to fly.
After retiring in 1974 he went to work for a company that was primarily a Flight School.
www.smpaviationservices.com /index.html   (464 words)

  
 Aviation in Malta > Home
Having been a colony of Great Britain for 164 years (1800-1964), and then continued to serve as a base for Britain's Armed Forces for a further 15 years, Malta was introduced to the world of aviation from a very early start.
From the construction of the first airfield to the ravages of World War Two, the build up for the Suez canal, through four hi-jacks, and on to today's Malta International Air show, Malta has seen almost all the uses an aircraft can be put to.
Aviation Museum – The exhibits at Malta’s only aviation museum.
www.aviationinmalta.com   (756 words)

  
 USFS Aviation -- MAFFS
The system was originally designed and developed by the Food Machinery Corporation of California; since 1974, strategically located USAF Reserve and Air National Guard units have been equipped with MAFFS units produced by Aero Union.
In accordance with military requirements for initial qualification and recurrent training, MAFFS crews are trained every year with Forest Service national aviation operations personnel.
The U.S. Forest Service coordinates the training with the USAF Reserve's 302nd Airlift Wing at Colorado's Peterson Air Force Base, the Air National Guard's 173rd Airlift Wing from Cheyenne, Wyoming, the 146th Airlift Wing from Port Hueneme, California, and the 145th Airlift Wing from Charlotte, North Carolina.
www.fs.fed.us /fire/aviation/fixed_wing/maffs/system.html   (721 words)

  
 AVIATION CHARTER SERVICES -- Air Charter Indianapolis, Indiana
Aviation Charter Services is a service company specializing in aircraft management and air charter.
Since 1974, Aviation Charter Services has been defining excellence in the aviation services industry.
Aviation Charter Services is a service company dedicated to the professional management of aircraft and to providing the highest level of flight safety to our clients.
www.avcharter.us   (236 words)

  
 ipedia.com: 1974 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Years: 1971 1972 1973 - 1974 - 1975 1976 1977 Decades : 1940s 1950s 1960s - 1970s - 1980s 1990s 2000s Centuries : 19th century - 20th century - 21st century...
1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar).
1971 1972 1973 - 1974 - 1975 1976 1977
www.ipedia.com /1974.html   (1428 words)

  
 Pro Star Aviation - Avionics and Beyond
Pro Star Aviation not only repairs equipment made by the leading business and commuter avionics manufacturers, it also trouble- shoots and repairs airframe-related avionics systems.
Our expertise in system design, custom engineering, factory quality wiring, structural modifications, installing, testing and certifying all types of avionics systems has given us the reputation of being one the of the premier completion facilities in the country.
Pro Star Aviation's distinguished maintenance department specializes in maintenance and repair needs of business aircraft.
www.prostaraviation.com   (163 words)

  
 1974 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1974:
At the time, it was the worst aviation disaster in history.
July 22 - the US Navy and Marine Corps evacuate 500 people from Cyprus, away from the conflict erupting between Greece and Turkey on the island
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1974_in_aviation   (231 words)

  
 1974 F-16
The F-16 made it first flight on February 2nd, 1974.
The plane was designed to be a less expensive compliment to the F-15.
The plane became operational in 1979 and has become the mainstay of the US airforce.
www.multied.com /aviation/HISTORY4/F16.html   (64 words)

  
 Drugs in Aviation
Lectures must be delivered at regular intervals to aircrew about hazards of drugs and medication in aviation.
The squadron medical officer must create a belief in the aircrew that he is genuinely interested in health and flying fitness and not in lowering their medical category or stopping them flying.
When any is prescribed, it should only be under close supervision of a doctor familiar with the problems of aviation and possible effects of what he is prescribing.
www.isam-india.org /essays/cme_drugs.shtml   (1978 words)

  
 Operation End Sweep by LtCol John Van Nortwick
The unique experience of the 1974 CMC Aviation Efficiency Trophy Winner, HMH-463, during Operation Endsweep, are recalled by the squadron's former CO LtCol John Van Nortwick.
Marine aviation units, other than HMH-463, were HMM-165, commanded by LtCol Doc Egger and later, LtCol Bruce Colbert; and Detachment HMM-164, whose OiC's were Maj Bill Simmons and Maj Dave Amey.
Planning and coordination must be made early with ship's personnel to insure sufficient space is made available, particularly if other aviation units or ground units are embarked.
www.amcm.org /nortwick.html   (4761 words)

  
 About PCF Aviation
Pigs Can Fly Aviation, LLC was formed in 1998 for the purpose of acquiring top quality aircraft to be used for flight training and rental.
Jim Willis purchased his first airplane in 1974 and has been involved in aviation for more than 30 years.
Andy Rasmussen is a more recent convert to aviation.
www.pcfaviation.com /AboutUs.html   (151 words)

  
 Astronaut Bio: Gerald P. Carr 10/2003
He served as a member of the astronaut support crews and as CAPCOM for the Apollo 8 and 12 flights, and was involved in the development and testing of the lunar roving vehicle which was used on the lunar surface by Apollo flight crews.
From February 1974 until March 1978, Colonel Carr and his Skylab 4 teammates shared the world record for individual time in space: 2,017 hours 15 minutes 32 seconds, and Carr logged 15 hours and 48 minutes in three EVAs outside the Orbital Workshop.
In mid-1977 Carr was named head of the design support group, within the astronaut office, responsible for providing crew support to such activities as space transportation system design, simulations, testing, and safety assessment, and for development of man/machine interface requirements.
www.jsc.nasa.gov /Bios/htmlbios/carr-gp.html   (647 words)

  
 History
Later, when cyclone Tracy destroyed Darwin in December 1974, aviation played a vital role in evacuations, communications and relief efforts.
Whilst there are few scars of war and cyclone remaining, aviation will remain a vital part of the Territory’s strength in surmounting the tyranny of distance.
The Aviation Heritage Centre in Darwin has an impressive presentation of aircraft and displays depicting the Territory’s involvement in aviation, both civil and military, from the early pioneers and record breakers through World War II and the Jet age.
www.darwinsairwar.com.au /history.html   (496 words)

  
 1974   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
July 24 - Watergate Scandal : The United States Supreme Court unanimously rule that President Richard Nixon did not have the authority to subpoenaed White House tapes and they order him to the tapes to the Watergate special prosecutor.
I bought this book, Volkswagen Station Wagon/Bus: Official Service Manual Type 2, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978by Inc. Volkswagen of America and I paid the full price for it...because my dad told me it was the best Volks...
The fascinating difference in Brown history professor James T. Patterson's approach to the twenty years after the end of World War Two is in his daring to approach the subject thematically rather than chronologically, which gives both cause for celebratio...
www.freeglossary.com /1974   (1654 words)

  
 T. K. Eismin . :: AT Faculty & Staff :: Aviation Technology - Purdue University
Tom Eismin is a Professor in the Department of Aviation Technology at Purdue University.
The main text, now in its 5th edition, has captured 73% of the domestic market and is distributed in six foreign countries.
Recognized for outstanding teaching by the students of the Aviation Technology Department.
www2.tech.purdue.edu /At/Facstaff/tkeismin   (828 words)

  
 Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums - Greenham Common and Leuchars 1974   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Also if the date on the slide is 1974 then I believe that the aircraft pictured would have been located at RAF Finningley, because WR977 was retired there in 1971 and remained in South Yorkshire until disposed of in spring 1977 during the run up to the Silver Jubilee Review of the RAF.
I was at the Leuchars show in 1974 as ground crew for the Wittering Harriers.
The Lightnings you mention in the background of the Hunter shot were not actually part of the stream take-off, they were the retired Leuchars Target Facilities Flight F.1As.
forum.keypublishing.co.uk /showthread.php?p=1062326#post1062326   (656 words)

  
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Correspondence: re: inability to obtain general aviation parking privileges at an international airport; Federal Aviation regulations; grant assistance by FAA, and which types of aircraft can use a particular airport.
Correspondence: re: Problems with communications from the Record Center of the Federal Aviation Administration.
Correspondence to President: re: designation of certain Oklahoma Counties as a disaster area because of flooding and the closing of a Henryetta, Ok glass company.
www.ou.edu /special/albertctr/archives/albertinventory/Cadept125.htm   (851 words)

  
 Home Page of Windham Aviation
Windham Aviation offers $45.00 1 passenger, $50.00 2 passenger and $55.00 3 passenger rides.
These rides are approximately 20 minutes long and you will fly over the city of Willimantic and surrounding towns.
Maintenance on site at Windham Aviation specializing in annuals and phase inspections on turbo-prop King Air series and Piper and Cessna single engine aircraft.
www.windhamaviation.com /index.htm   (99 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
All were aimed toward stable aircraft and safer aircraft control systems, and all of them used control wings in some fashion.
The Controlwing flying boat consists of a boat-like hull incorporating a fixed vee shape tail with a pusher prop nested close to the tail surfaces to act as a venturi to provide lift when under high power settIngs.
Three extensive articles on the Spratt Controlwing published and copyrighted in June, 1974, July, 1974 and May, 1980 by EAA Sport Aviation are reprinted on the following webpages with their kind permission:
www.flyingflea.org /docs/SprattControlwing.htm   (1184 words)

  
 Flight Safety Foundation Aviation Week & Space Technology Distinguished Service Award
The Aviation Week and Space Technology Distinguished Service Award — the oldest of the Foundation’s awards — has been sponsored since 1949 by Aviation Week and Space Technology and is administered by the Foundation.
The award is presented for “distinguished service in achieving safer utilization of aircraft.” It was the brainchild of Jerry Lederer, the founder of Flight Safety Foundation and a pioneer in aviation safety, who saw a need for an award to honor the people and organizations responsible for major advances in aviation safety.
The nominating deadline is June 22, 2007; the award is presented at the FSF International Air Safety Seminar (IASS).
www.flightsafety.org /aw_st_award.html   (891 words)

  
 Stetson Aviation Home Page
Stetson Aviation is your source for new and used Cessna aircraft sales, Cessna parts and accessories, aircraft maintenance, inspections, restorations and aircraft painting.
For this aircraft Stetson Aviation was awarded the Silver Wrench Award.
Stetson Aviation, Inc. is a full service FBO located at the Karnes County Airport (2R9) in Kenedy, Texas.
www.stetsonaviation.com   (198 words)

  
 Sweeney Named Chairman, CEO of U.S. Aviation Underwriters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
General Re Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has named Michael L. Sweeney as chairman and chief executive officer of its aviation underwriting subsidiary, United States Aviation Underwriters, Inc. Formerly, Sweeney had been president and chief operating officer.
After serving as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, he joined USAU in 1974 as an aviation underwriter and held a number of progressively responsible positions.
United States Aviation Underwriters, Inc. is the manager of the USAIG aviation and aerospace pools that provide a complete set of insurance coverages for owners, operators, manufacturers and maintainers of private, corporate and commercial aircraft.
www.insurancejournal.com /news/national/2006/04/28/67672.htm?print=1   (153 words)

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