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  Air/Aerospace Defense Command (ADC)
The Air Defense Command (ADC) is organized primarily to discharge Air Force responsibilities for the air defense of the United States.
ADC units fly the Lockheed RC-121 Warning Stars which form the aerial seaward extensions of ground radar lines off both ocean coasts of the United States.
ADC is the major component force of both the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) and the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
www.zianet.com /jpage/airforce/history/majcoms/adc.html   (791 words)

 ATSB - Aviation Safety - Accident & Incident Reports - Detail
The ADC 1 also instructed the crew to report approaching 4,000 ft. The crew acknowledged the clearance but later advised that they were unable to report approaching 4,000 ft due to frequency congestion.
The ADC 1 had assigned 4,000 ft so that a procedural separation standard of 1,000 ft could be maintained with other aircraft until he could see the B1900 and apply visual separation.
The ADC 1 was unable to apply the required separation standard, either 1,000 ft vertically, or a minimum horizontal distance determined using the appropriate `Lateral Separation' standard from the Manual of Air Traffic Services (MATS), between the B1900 and the traffic inbound to the southern circuit.
www.atsb.gov.au /aviation/occurs/occurs_detail.cfm?ID=426   (1002 words)

 USAFPatches.com ADCOM's Fighter Interceptor Squadrons
The 60h FIS was transferred from SAC to ADC in December 1948 at Otis AFB with F-84Bs.
The 61st FIS was transferred from SAC to ADC in December 1948 at Selfridge AFB with F-80s.
The 91st FIS was activated in ADC at Kirtland AFB in June 1949 with F-80s; however, by the and of the year a transition to F-86As was begun.
www.usafpatches.com /adcom.shtml   (6778 words)

 Convair F-106A "Delta Dart"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On 28 September 1959 the aircraft was assigned to the 456th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron of Air Defense Command (ADC), stationed at Castle AFB, California.
The aircraft was flown to Osan AB, Korea, in November 1968.
The aircraft was retired to the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center (AMARC) at Davis-Monthan AFB, Arizona, on 19 January 1984.
www.hill.af.mil /museum/photos/coldwar/f-106.htm   (397 words)

 Juno Beach Centre - The Aircraft Detection Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The ADC handed out documents to assist in identifying the different types of aircraft; telephone companies did their part as well by transmitting free of charge messages intended for ADC stations.
ADC observers, therefore, worked as an early warning system before a radar station network could be built.
But their reports were useful to locate lost aircraft and the information they provided increased the efficiency of rescue missions.
www.junobeach.org /e/4/can-tac-air-hwe-adc-ep.htm   (274 words)

 Martinsyde ADC.1
One aircraft, no.62, appears to have been built in Latvia from the spare parts and the remains of damaged aircraft.
Noting that this is very shortly after the aircraft were received, this may refer to a pre-Latvian serial number, or might be a transcription error.
July 19, 1931 - aircraft crashes, pilot (Janis Rucelis) is injured when, while flying low, he collides with a ferry cable stretched across the Daugava at Koknese.
latvianaviation.com /ADC1.html   (725 words)

 ADC Aircraft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
ADC Aircraft (Aircraft Disposals Company) was a British firm established in March 1920 to take advantage of the large number of World War I-surplus military aircraft on the market.
ADC bought ex-military aircraft and converted them to various civil roles before on-selling them.
 This aircraft- or aerospace-related article is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/ADC_Aircraft   (85 words)

The organization also was the first to work with and modify the pilot project before ADC accepted it.
EC-121H is a new designation for the aircraft now filled with the modern electronic equipment but flying the same missions.
ALRI aircraft, designated EC-121H is a modified version of the Lockheed Warning Star, RC-121D, which has flown the over- water air defense mission at Otis since 1955.
www.dean-boys.com /alri/alri.htm   (563 words)

 ATSB - Aviation Safety - Accident & Incident Reports - Detail
The ADC instructed the pilot of the Turbo Commander to join left downwind for runway 29C at 1,500 ft, as the second aircraft in the arrival sequence.
Pilots of aircraft operating in a GAAP CTR are not required to use the aircraft's secondary surveillance radar transponder.
The pilot of the C152 reported downwind and was instructed by the ADC to sight and follow the Turbo Commander on a `late wide downwind’.
www.atsb.gov.au /aviation/occurs/occurs_detail.cfm?ID=511   (1049 words)

 Aviation Development Council :: ADC
It will not contain aircraft type, origin or destination (this limited information on some GA aircraft is due to the way flight plans are filed).
This is due to the aircraft passing directly over the radar antenna and the temporary loss of signal.
These “ghost” aircraft are due to radar reflections from the high-rise buildings around the airport, and possibly from terrain and meteorological conditions farther away from airport.
www.aviationdevelopmentcouncil.org /F_Tracking.html   (1173 words)

 Global Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The ADC spin on filter and ADC cleanable filter are widely used on the Robinson R22 and R44 Helicopters.
The ADC Oil Filter System is an advanced alternative to conventional filters, with the unique ability to warn a pilot of abnormal engine wear early - before an in-flight engine failure occurs.
The ADC Oil Filter System is designed to offer superior oil filtration and continually monitor the health of your engine.
www.globalav.com.au /oil_fil-new.html   (468 words)

In spite of the initial achievements of the first F-106s, ADC was not fully convinced that it was getting a combat ready aircraft.
They were conducted by another ADC unit, the 539th FIS at McGuire AFB, N. J., with the assistance of that command's interceptor and missile school at Tyndall AFB, Fla., where the ADC pilots learned to fire the new interceptor's armament.
Hence, by 1960 ADC possessed so many divergent F-106 configurations that maintenance support was almost impossible-a problem partially due to the Cook Craigie production policy re-endorsed in August 1956.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/aircraft/f-106a.htm   (1983 words)

 Uncle Ted's ADC Collection
I have always been curious about aircraft not mentioned much by history, usually because they had little effect and that they were inferior to what the enemy used.
These aircraft were not built solely for their deterrence value or for pretty displays at airshows.
from 1936 to 1945 (and points beyond), the aircraft discussed here were involved in air warfare campaigns, which, as a technology or a military science, was developing at as furious a rate as the aircraft themselves.
uncleted.jinak.cz   (953 words)

 FIGHTING WINGS Scenarios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mitchell Schwartz, aka "Uncle Ted", has produced some extra ADCs at his "Hangar of Homebrew", which expand the possible conflicts that can be recreated by expanding the nationalities and aircraft types available beyond those officially published.
An alternative is to use the Meteor I ADC from Uncle Ted's and add 0.5 to all power numbers for a rough conversion (the Mk III had 2,000 hp engines to the Mk I's 1,700hp).
The inclusion of additional rules for existing aircraft types is not to be construed as a criticism of the original rules or ADCs.
users.bigpond.net.au /Mantis/FW/FWSCO.htm   (821 words)

 Uncle Ted's ADC Collection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Soviet aircraft in the 1930s through the WW2 period followed a design paradigm that valued simplicity of construction and robustness (for simplicity of maintenance) as well as performance.
Once WW2 began in Europe, and several aircraft deals died by non-delivery, Sweden decided it needed a domestic aircraft industry to supply its air arm to maintain its stance of armed neutrality in the face of mid-twentieth century combat.
These aircraft were being developed as the Reich was falling, meaning that prototypes were being constructed (or had been flown) but there were still a few bugs to be worked out.
world.std.com /~Ted7/ADClist.htm   (3134 words)

 Searching the Skies: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Defense Radar Program
Activated on March 27, 1946, the new ADC was directed to "organize and administer the integrated air defense system of the Continental United States." 10 With virtually no radars in operation and its fighter aircraft relegated to National Guard units, ADCs initial emphasis was on planning.
On April 16, 1952, after receiving reports from Alaska and Maine of unidentified incoming aircraft, ADC Headquarters issued an air defense readiness alert that caused hundreds of pilots to scramble to their planes and gun crews to man their antiaircraft guns.
Thus the path was cleared for the ADC to request funding for a third phase of mobile radars that would prevent and end-run around the northern-oriented detection belt.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/usa/airdef/searching_the_skies.htm   (16528 words)

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Single ADC Source for Autopilot Input On a large number of older airplane models the avionics configuration is such that one ADC provides altitude hold information to the autopilot (Figure 2).
Single ADC Configuration for Autopilot Input Airplanes equipped with the avionics configuration shown in Figure 2 may show compliance as follows: The airplane must maintain altitude to within (65 feet of the acquired altitude required by paragraph 8d.(1) of document 91.RVSM.
In additions, applicants should be aware that operational restrictions and/or changes may also be required for aircraft with avionics configurations shown in Figures 1 and 2, to meet all RVSM requirements.
www.faa.gov /ATS/ATO/150_docs/AIR_RVSM_Memo_Mar_5_1999.doc   (958 words)

 GAO: B-291423, Alpha Data Corporation, December 20, 2002
ADC objects to the agency's ranking of its proposal as fourth among the five proposals receiving performance confidence ratings of Very Good/Significant Confidence based on its lack of experience with SOF or military aircraft.
ADC also objects to the Air Force's evaluation of offerors' cost/price proposals, complaining that the agency failed to establish a baseline with which to compare offerors' sample task prices for reasonableness, and that it failed to assess the risk associated with the lowest-cost proposals.
[3] The protester objects to the distinction between prime and subcontractor past performance, not to the distinction between SOF/military aircraft experience and other types of experience, and the emphasis in the evaluation on experience with SOF and military aircraft was consistent with the solicitation.
www.gao.gov /decisions/bidpro/291423.htm   (1484 words)

 Uncle Ted's ADC Collection: US Aircraft
The first very-active aircraft of US manufacture to fight in Europe was neither a zippy fighter nor a gigantic bomber.
I found developed this set of 4 ADCs because the A-36A was asking for it, I stumbled over the Grizzly, and the Vengeance...
Some of the less aircraft the US produced were sent to less volatile areas, especially if the aircraft were already produced and rejected by the original recipient.
uncleted.jinak.cz /ADC_usa.htm   (2701 words)

 Suffolk County Air Force Base (ADC) - The Cradle of Aviation Museum
ADC had three prime missions: radar surveillance (a radar squadron operated from Montauk Air Force Site [AFS]); bomber interception by fighter interceptors and ground-to-air missile operations.
There were exceptions where ADC operated the base and a Fighter Wing (FW) with two squadrons; the 78th Fighter Wing at Hamilton AFB, California and the 52nd at Suffolk.
ADC downsized rapidly in the late 1960s, when the threat and mission changed from manned bomber to missile attack and requirements for the Vietnam War.
www.cradleofaviation.org /history/airfields/adc.html   (2134 words)

 Expert's Choice 48-60 for ADC T-33s
The RT-33A version, reconnaissance aircraft produced primarily for use by foreign countries, had a camera installed in the nose and additional equipment in the rear cockpit.
The T-33 is one of the worlds best known aircraft, having served with the air forces of more than 20 different countries for over 50 years.
This aircraft, from 1982, has Air Defense-TAC markings as the ADC was disbanded in 1979 and the remaining FISs fell under TAC.
modelingmadness.com /others/decals/williamsec4860.htm   (594 words)

 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
'''ADC Aircraft''' (Aircraft Disposals Company) was a British firm established in March 1920 in aviation 1920 to take advantage of the large number of World War I-surplus military aircraft on the market.
The company was finally wound up in 1930 in aviation 1930.
There you find a list of all editors and the possibility to edit the original text of the article ADC Aircraft.
www.mauspfeil.net /ADC_Aircraft.html   (116 words)

 Searching the Skies - 1997 - David F Winkler
Having a range of around sixty-five miles, these radars were placed in areas where it was thought enemy aircraft could fly low to avoid detection by the longer-range radars of the permanent and mobile radar networks.
While the ADC struggled to field FD radars, improvements to the existing network of AN/FPS-20 radars made it less susceptible to jamming.
Consequently, the centers were designed for peace time use to detect, track, and identify intruding aircraft, and if needed, to deploy and direct interceptor aircraft to challenge an intruder.
www.pinetreeline.org /articles/resartj.html   (16662 words)

 GEORGE AFB - THE AIRCRAFT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
George AFB was associated with some of the most advanced aircraft in the USAF's fighter inventory from the mid 1950's until the base closure in 1993.
Less well known is that ADC aircraft also flew from George in the air defence of the metropolitan Los Angeles area including the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger then the F-106 Delta Dart.
The stories of these aircraft in service would fill many pages however as this website is dedicated to George AFB the "Ghostbase" I will concentrate on what became of the aircraft that were based here?
www.ghostbase.org /george/aircraft.html   (178 words)

 ASN Accident description 07 NOV 1996 Boeing 727-231 5N-BBG
The ADC aircraft was flying at FL240 en route from Port Harcourt to Lagos.
The Lagos controller had terminated contact with the Triax aircraft when the ADC crew requested to descend.
When the controller finally cleared the ADC flight to descent, he thought he had cleared to aircraft to FL100 at an earlier stage, but the aircraft was still flying at FL240.
aviation-safety.net /database/record.php?id=19961107-0   (182 words)

As with aircraft builders, it was a time of free-for-alls calling for experimentation, conversion of whatever was handy, and pure invention.
While not the first radial aircraft engine -- that was an operating six-cylinder with two banks of three cylinders and a double-throw crankshaft built in 1913 by J W Smith in Cicero IL -- the Pratt & Whitney was certainly the most successful.
When Frederick B Rentschler and a group of Wright engineers left that company and formed their own group in 1925 to produce the nine-cylinder R-1340 Wasp, they had neither official organization nor name when the prototype was submitted to USN for evaluation.
www.aerofiles.com /motors.html   (6109 words)

 [No title]
The aircraft is an enlarged, turboprop- >powered version of the Predator surveillance UAV now operated by >the U.S. Air Force.
The first aircraft, currently in >development, will be the turboprop-powered baseline Predator B >design.
Woodring declared, "that there may be advanced at the conference tables of future international agreements completely stripping aircraft of all armament and death-dealing devices -- yes, the complete outlawry of the plane as an instrument of war.
www.netwrx1.net /skunk-works/v09.n004   (4769 words)

 Seznam letalskih proizvajalcev - Wikipedia
Australian Aircraft Consortium (1982-1985) > Hawker de Havilland
Cavalier Aircraft (?-1971) > The New Piper Aircraft
General Aircraft Ltd (GAL) (?-1960) > Hawker Siddeley Company
sl.wikipedia.org /wiki/Seznam_letalskih_proizvajalcev   (225 words)

 Aviation Development Corporation | Airplane Oil Filters, Chip Detectors, Oil FIlter Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Aviation Development Corporation was founded in 1987 with one goal in mind: To provide the aviation community with the finest oil filtration and engine protection systems available.
Today, we manufacture and sell products for nearly every type of aircraft, from the smallest homebuilts to high-performance single-engine and light twins, all the way up to turbine helicopters and business jets.
We are equally committed to providing you with a level of satisfaction that you just don't find very often anymore.
www.aviationdevelopment.com   (142 words)

 News -- 50 Cent assaulted • Leave Nigeria now, US Embassy advises him
SundayIndependent investigations revealed that the Port Harcourt show had to becancelled as a result of a squabble between Nigerian rap artiste, Eedris Abdulkareem, and 50 Cent whilepreparing to leave for Port-Harcourt aboard a chartered ADC aircraft at theMurtala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.
However,trouble started at about 1pm yesterday when 50 Cent, who arrived the airporttwo hours behind schedule, was prevented from taking his seat in the firstclass section of the aircraft by Eedris who was already on the seat meant for50 Cent.
In theargument that ensued, one of the bodyguards with Eedris called “AJ”reportedly brandished a bottle, prompting officials of both the ADC Airline andthe Airport Security unit to force everybody, including the artistes and seniorentertainment journalists, to disembark from the aircraft.
odili.net /news/source/2004/dec/5/412.html   (231 words)

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