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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Timeline of aviation
General Aviation is a term comprising all of aviation other than military and scheduled air transport (airlines), and includes privately owned aircraft, charter services, business owned aircraft, such as "bizjets," and many more types of working aircraft that are not, strictly speaking, for transportation.
Much of the traffic in general aviation is flown under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) in contrast to airline traffic which is nearly always flown by reference to Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) wherever ground facilities adequately support that type of navigation.
The ground facilities needed for most general aviation flights are generally less sophisticated than those required by the armed forces or airlines operating scheduled flights, but there are many differences between the smaller grass aerodromes and those capable of accepting the larger corporate aircraft on international flights.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Timeline-of-aviation   (527 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 2002 in aviation
With the notable exception of business aviation, general aviation is likely to continue declining in the short term and make a slower recovery than commercial aviation over the long term, the FAA said in its annual aerospace forecast released last month.
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www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/2002-in-aviation   (397 words)

 2002 NBAA Business Aviation Fact Book - Business Aviation and NBAA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
General aviation accounts for only 8 percent of the total traffic at the top 30 major hub-carrier airports in the country.
Civil aviation contributed more than $900 billion and 11.3 million jobs to the U.S. economy in the year 2000, at least 9 percent of the U.S. GDP of $9.9 trillion.
Corporate/executive aviation has one of the safest records in all widely used forms of transportation, including the scheduled airlines.
www.nbaa.org /@@QAQ-BK34IQEE/factbook/2002/facts.htm   (528 words)

 2002 in aviation
Represents the aviation interests of companies that own or operate general aviation aircraft as an aid to the conduct of their business, or are involved with business aviation.
Aviation Personnel proactively addresses the present and future needs of the aviation arena by providing aviation related resources and services to both combat the current uncertainty, and to cater for the inevitable future demands of the industry
AsiaNANO 2002: Proceedings of the Asian Symposium on Nanotechnology and Nanoscience 2002
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=2002_in_aviation   (1381 words)

 Aviation Enterprises, LLC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Aviation Enterprises, LLC celebrates their new location & cooler weather by giving away a FREE embroidered Aviation Enterprises organic cotton sweatshirt with your first order over $1,000.00.
Fred brings over 30 years of aviation parts experience to the table & is a welcome addition.
Aviation Enterprises, LLC formed with the acquisition of Aviation Enterprises, Inc. by Ernie Kennemore.
www.aviationenterprises.net /news.cfm   (202 words)

 TAG Aviation - March 15, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Wells has served as a TAG Aviation USA, Base Manager in Seattle, where he has supervised approximately sixty employees and the operation of ten jet aircraft, including two Boeing 757?s, a G-V, and Global Express.
Piedmont Aviation, formerly a division of Piedmont Airlines, is one of the oldest and largest FBO?s and repair facilities in the southeastern U.S. Mr.
With a distinguished history spanning 45 years, TAG Aviation is the world?s largest corporate charter and management organization.
www.tagaviation.com /about/pressReleases/020315President.php   (280 words)

 Aviation Safety Network > News > News selection
The Taiwanese transport minister said he would become chairman of the state-controlled China Aviation Development Foundation, which owns 71 percent of China Airlines, after the foundation`s board resigned en masse in the wake of the airline`s fourth fatal crash since 1994.
The TSB of Canada released its report on the investigation of the 18 June 1998 crash involving a Propair Metro II at Montreal-Mirabel.
Testifying before Senate Committee on Aviation in Kano, the principal officer in charge of the airport control tower, said the BAC 1-11 which crashed May 4, used the full length of the runway (2600m) for takeoff, climbed to about 300-400 feet and crashed.
www.aviation-safety.net /news/news.php?field=datumcode&var=200205%   (1151 words)

 Aeroseek: Flight Tracking: Aviation Directory: Aviation Search: Professional Services/Consultants
Aviation consultant bureau, we offer airline technical support, aircraft assessment & inspection, and aerospace design engineering services to airlines, aircraft leasing companies and aerospace organisations.
Aviation consulting related to freighter aircraft and air freight and express markets around the world.
APG is a management consulting firm focusing exclusively on aviation planning and management.
www.aeroseek.com /links/Professional_Services/Consultants/index.html   (275 words)

 TSA-2002: Civil Aviation Security Rules
The improvements include that by November 19, 2002, screening of individuals and property in the United States be conducted by TSA employees and companies under contract with TSA.
As the need to ensure aviation security increases, it becomes important for TSA to be able to identify individuals who have access to aircraft, such as pilots and mechanics.
This rule is especially important for use with general aviation airmen who are not employed by air carriers, because they do not have identification media issued by air carriers or aircraft operators under parts 1542 or 1544.
www.nbaa.org /ops/security/TSA-2002.htm   (17404 words)

 Aeroseek: Flight Tracking: Aviation Directory: Aviation Search: Publications/Magazines and Periodicals
A Spanish aviation publication of the Latin American Aeronautical Association reaching key members of all aviation sectors throughout the Latin American territory.
Aviation International News is considered the industry's best read and most authoritative news publication.
Aviation's how-to, back-to-basics magazine for new pilots, their instructors and those who own and operate flight training schools.
www.aeroseek.com /links/Publications/Magazines_and_Periodicals/index.html   (330 words)

 Aviation Safety Network > News > News selection
An Islands Aviation BN-2 Islander (reportedly P2-CBB) plane making an inaugural flight from the newly constructed Gohu Airstrip in the rugged Finisterre Mountains, Papua New Guinea slammed into a cliff minutes after takeoff, killing all eight on board.
Taking a critical step to ensure that aging aircraft remain just as safe as the day they were first certificated, the FAA has mandated age-related inspections and records reviews for most aircraft that have been in scheduled commercial service for 14 years or more.
The FAA has proposed to assess an $805,000 civil penalty against United Airlines for allegedly violating FAA regulations by operating three Boeing 757s on 193 flights when they were not in compliance with regulations.
www.aviation-safety.net /news/news.php?field=datumcode&var=200212%   (778 words)

 2002 in aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of aviation-related events from 2002:
A depression in North American commercial aviation begins in the aftermath of economic recession and the September 11 attacks.
March 4 - Ansett (Mark II) permanently ceases operations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2002_in_aviation   (239 words)

 Aviation Day
More than 20,000 people came out to the Kent State University Airport on Sept. 8, 2002 as Kent State and the city of Stow presented Aviation Day With Flair...A Taste of Stow.
Aviation Day offers the community an opportunity to tour the local airport, take a plane ride of the area and learn more about aeronautics.
A Taste of Stow is a combination of visual and performing arts designed to make people more aware of the arts opportunities available in the area.
www.kent.edu /tech/SchoolNews/2002/aviation.cfm   (186 words)

 Sunset Aviation, Inc.
Sunset Aviation hosted the first of a series of Travel Agent Charter Workshop breakfast meetings on September 27th at the Novato headquarters.
Sunset Aviation, a Marin County-based aircraft charter, acquisition and management service provider, hosted an Aircraft Expo at their Novato, California facility on June 29th.
The aircraft are scheduled to be delivered to the company in January 2002.
www.sunsetaviation.com /site/whatsnew.cfm   (108 words)

 2002 NBAA Business Aviation Fact Book - Business Aviation and NBAA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
General aviation accounts for less than 8 percent of the total traffic at the top 30 major hub-carrier airports in the country.
From 2000 to 2002, the number of companies and individuals using fractional ownership grew by 52 percent, from 3,834 to 5,827 shares.
NBAA represents the interests of more than 7,300 Member Companies that own, operate, or support over 9,300 general aviation aircraft used as an aid to the conduct of their business.
www.nbaa.org /factbook/2003/facts.htm   (519 words)

 Luchtzak Aviation - US Airways reports December traffic
India-EU aviation summit, to be held in New Delhi on November 23 and 24
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The administrators consider that the messages posted in the Luchtzak Aviation Forums are the intellectual property of the person submitting the message.
www.luchtzak.be /article2784.html   (629 words)

In January 2002, Congress appropriated $100 million for new or modified cockpit doors on commercial aircraft to improve security of the flight deck.
In 2002, the collections from 13 major commercial aviation taxes and fees--including the ticket tax and passenger fee for security--totaled about $12.6 billion.
For 1998 through 2002, tax and fee collections rose in absolute terms and as a percentage of industry revenues and expenses.
www.gao.gov /docdblite/details.php?rptno=GAO-04-406R   (715 words)

 2001 in aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is a list of aviation -related events from 2001 :
This is a great coffee table book for all of those interested in the history of flight or the history or Western Pennsylvania.
I helped to transcribe a lot of the tapes of interviews for this book and these guys love to tell stories about their early days...
www.freeglossary.com /2001_in_aviation   (557 words)

 General Aviation in September 2002 FAQs
The events and aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001, caused immense changes in how General Aviation (all aviation that is not airline/air carrier or military) operated in the United States.
Although General Aviation was not involved in the tragic occurrences of that day, the images in many ways altered the American public’s perception toward flying of all types.
While it’s impossible to predict the future, EAA and other aviation organizations are continuing to offer ideas to federal authorities that provide the important balance between necessary security and the freedom of flight that is an important part of nation’s transportation system - a privilege held responsibly by General Aviation pilots for nearly a century.
www.eaa.org /ga/faqs.html   (1059 words)

 Flight Safety Foundation Human Factors & Aviation Medicine 2002
Civil aviation medical specialists in the West say that the medical procedure, developed in China more than 2,500 years ago, has been administered to many people, including pilots, to relieve pain without the side effects that accompany some medications.
Although some civil aviation authority requirements for medical examinations are so thorough that they provide almost all the medical attention that an individual requires, visits to private physicians often are necessary for pilots to obtain the additional medical attention required for good health.
The European Joint Aviation Authorities in 2001 established requirements for operators to educate crewmembers of health risks, to adjust work schedules of those exposed to high levels of radiation and to measure or to sample radiation during flights above 49,000 feet.
www.flightsafety.org /pubs/hfam_2002.html   (553 words)

 Austin-Bergstrom News Release for June 20, 2002
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant dollars are important to the funding of improvements at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Commercial jetliners are diverted to the west runway; however, the east runway remains open to small and medium-sized aircraft.
General Aviation (GA) Apron Expansion, $2,282,002: Expansion of the existing Fixed Base Operator (FBO) apron to the south to accommodate general aviation aircraft and construction of approximately 50 hangar spaces for general aviation aircraft.
www.ci.austin.tx.us /austinairport/nr6_20_02.htm   (328 words)

The Dare County Regional Airport (MQI), the nearest general aviation airport to the Wright Brothers National Monument, is accepting reservations for aircraft parking the week of December 17, 2003.
Aviation Week’s Next Century of Flight will be hosting the COFC exhibit and distributing our brochures and posters at Farnborough.
There was a Town Meeting held May 21, 2002, at the USAF Museum, Dayton, Ohio, to discuss the establishment of the National Aviation Heritage Area.
www.centennialofflight.gov /status/6_02.htm   (1712 words)

The NASAO Center for Aviation Research and Education announces the winners of this year’s National Aviation Art Contest.
Twenty-nine states held state aviation art contests in which they submitted the first, second and third place winners in each of the three categories to the national competition.
2002 Spring Awards Reception/Ceremony organized by the National Aeronautics Association to be held at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. on the evening of April 4.
www.nasao.org /news/2002_Press_Releases/0312_2002_Art_Winners.htm   (246 words)

 March/April Activity Report
CRT and NASA met with Rockefeller Center officials on March 20, 2002, to discuss the possibility of a 3-week Centennial of Flight exhibit in 2003.  Many good ideas were generated for the exhibit and CRT will be in contact with our Centennial Partners for their thoughts/ideas.
Tom Hanks on April 11, 2002 requesting that he write a short quote on what flight means to him, and the importance of the Centennial.
Debbie Gallaway attended the National Conference for Aviation and Space Educators in Arlington, Virginia April 3-6, 2002.  Approximately 1200 educators attended the conference.  Debbie staffed the booth and conducted sessions at the conference.  She was presented with the Crown Circle for Aerospace Education Leadership Award at the conference.
www.centennialofflight.gov /status/3-4_02.htm   (1217 words)

 AIN Online March 2002: Space weather affects aviation too   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
While the term space weather may at first invoke visions of Capt. Kirk and his starship Enterprise encountering ion storms, it is in reality something which affects radio communications, satellite transmissions and signals intelligence.
Low-frequency navigation signals used by maritime and general aviation systems (loran-C) experience outages on the sunlit side of Earth for many hours, causing loss in positioning.
Aviation International News is a publication of The Convention News Co., Inc., P.O. Box 277, Midland Park, NJ, 07432.
www.ainonline.com /issues/03_02/03_02_spaceweatherpg18.html   (971 words)

 2002 in aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This is a list of aviation -related events from 2002 :
American Airlines and British Airways drop plans to introduce codesharing on flights after U.S. regulators demand that other carriers be given access to London Heathrow Airport.
Airline Tariff Publishing Co.": Hearing before the Subcommittee on Aviation of the Committee on Publ...
www.freeglossary.com /2002_in_aviation   (164 words)

 Transport Dangerous Goods (TDG) - Newsletter Spring 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
As the internal review began in early 2002, we focussed on security issues and witnessed the voluntary adoption by industry of various measures to enhance security.
At first, it was thought that the definition of “public safety” in the Act was sufficient to implicitly define “security” as a subset of “safety”.  However, current legal opinions indicate that we may need explicit wording to apply security requirements.
In December 2002, a Permit for Equivalent Level of Safety (Permit No. SH6216) was issued to provide a two-year extension to qualify existing means of containment of 5 000 litres or less under Specific Requirement 5(b) of CSA B621-98.
www.tc.gc.ca /tdg/newsletter/spring2004.htm   (9685 words)

 2004-2005 Estimated Cost of Attendance for Aviation Flight students
For the 2004-2005 financial aid year, the College of Aviation has indicated you will be enrolled in AVS 222, AVS 352, AVS 354 or AVS 356 in the fall 2002.
If the College of Aviation indicates you are being enrolled in a flight course in Summer I, we will adjust your cost of attendance and Summer I awards at that time.
Rather, we will be using the information provided to us by the College of Aviation regarding your anticipated enrollment in flight courses.
www.wmich.edu /finaid/2-awards/Aviation-COA2005.html   (486 words)

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