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  The Aviation Weblog - Main page - Start your own aviation discovery - Aviation, GPS, Cessna, Private Plane
She said that when the plane had come to a stop surrounded by fire engines, the pilot walked into the cabin, and all the passengers cheered.
The Civil Aviation Authority's executive manager for air safety investigations, Gilbert Thwala, said investigators were on their way from Johannesburg to Cape Town to investigate the incident, according to SAPA.
This week in aviation history features the first person to land a plane at the South Pole and the first animal in space.
www.aviation-weblog.com   (2521 words)

  Aviation - Wex   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Aviation law governs the operation of aircraft and the maintenance of aviation facilities.
Then the Federal Aviation Act (http://www.risingup.com/fars/info/part13-15-FAR.shtml) was passed in 1958 establishing the Federal Aviation Administration (http://www.faa.gov/).
In the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress enacted the Aviation and Transportation Security Act of 2001 (http://www.tsa.gov/public/interweb/assetlibrary/Aviation_and_Transportation_Security_Act_ATSA_Public_Law_107_1771.pdf), which established a Transportation Security Administration (http://www.tsa.gov/public/) in the Department of Transportation.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/aviation.html   (406 words)

  Aviation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aviation or air transport refers to the activities surrounding human flight and the aircraft industry.
General aviation includes any flight that is not military and does not fly on a regular schedule, ranging from a recreational flight in a hang glider to a non-scheduled cargo flight in a Boeing 747.
Each country regulates aviation differently, but typically, general aviation falls under several different types of regulations depending on whether it is private or commercial and on the type of equipment involved.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aviation   (1253 words)

 Civil Aviation Safety Authority
If you're part of the aviation industry, you need to subscribe to get the latest news from CASA each month.
Media release - The future leaders of Queensland’s aviation industry are the target of a special new air safety campaign.
Media release - Aircraft wings that can change shape during flight could be one of the high-tech developments of the future for the aviation industry.
www.casa.gov.au   (143 words)

 Aviation Resources - refdesk.com
AilineSafety.com - "AirlineSafety.Com is dedicated to the subject of airline safety and seeks to provide a free-market forum for the discussion of policies and issues which are germane to airline safety." - A ton of information about airplanes and helicopters.
Aviation Safety Network - "Providing everyone with a (professional) interest in aviation with up-to-date, complete and reliable authoritative information on airliner accidents and safety issues."
Sleeping Giants: Aviation Afterlife in the Desert - Walk into the Arizona desert, among giant bombers and fighters, and hear the stories of the people who maintain and fly them at the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center.
www.refdesk.com /flying.html   (790 words)

 Great Aviation Quotes: Quotations on Airplanes, Flying and Being A Pilot
From Armstrong to Wright, from birds and balloons to Richard Bach and jet fighters—this is aviation excitement!
The object here is to capture man's first-hand experiences with flight in all its forms, to collect flying quotes, aviation and space quotations and sayings.
Aviation, pilot, flying quotes, jet quotations, corrections and additions are all welcome, but editorial rights reserved.
www.skygod.com /quotes   (446 words)

 Department for Transport - Aviation
Aviation is a major UK industry, carrying over 180 million passengers a year and over 2.1 million tonnes of freight.
The Government's aim is to develop a long-term framework that will maximise the beneficial aspects of aviation and minimise the negative ones.
The White Paper, The Future of Air Transport, published on 16 December 2003, sets out a strategic framework for the development of airport capacity in the United Kingdom over the next 30 years, against the wider context of the air transport sector.
www.dft.gov.uk /stellent/groups/dft_aviation/documents/sectionhomepage/dft_aviation_page.hcsp   (254 words)

It is the Department's role to advise the Government on the policy and regulatory framework for Australian airports and the aviation industry.  Our aim is to foster a competitive, sustainable and safe aviation sector through appropriate regulation, program delivery and policy development.
The Division, Aviation and Airports, manages the continuing relationship between the Government and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), Airservices Australia (Airservices) and Australia's airlines.
General aviation commonly refers to that part of the aviation industry that engages in activity other than scheduled commercial airline activity.
www.dotars.gov.au /aviation/index.aspx   (377 words)

 Aviation Division   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With approximately 400 airports open to the public, Texas' general aviation airport system is one of the largest in the nation.
Our Aviation Division assists cities and counties applying for, receiving and disbursing federal and state funds for reliever and general aviation airports.
The division also participates in the Federal Aviation Administration's State Block Grant Program, with responsibilities for the federal improvement program for general aviation airports.
www.dot.state.tx.us /services/aviation/default.htm   (67 words)

 Met Office: Services for aviation
With the approval of the CAA, a new and improved F215 and F415 was launched from 14 March 2006.
The Met Office has international responsibilities for the provision of aviation services and, as part of this, is one of only two ICAO designated World Area Forecast Centres (WAFC).
Professional training courses are delivered in accordance with WMO at the Met Office College in Exeter or a location of your choice.
www.meto.gov.uk /aviation   (317 words)

 Aviation Overview
Information about aviation federal grants and Transportation Trust Fund obligated funds for aviation is found in the NJ Transportation Fact Book published regularly by the Department.
The Department keeps pilots and the public informed of aviation news and events, about individual airports and its employees answer questions daily about licensing and registration of public use airports and heliports.
Although the history of aviation in New Jersey follows the national story, the Division of Aeronautics joined NJDOT only in 1966 when the Highway Department officially became the Department of Transportation.
www.state.nj.us /transportation/commuter/aviation   (296 words)

 Yale Aviation   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Today Yale Aviation is a non-profit educational organization with a mission of flight training and aviation education.
Yale Aviation is open to all members of the Yale community and their families.
The planes are based at the General Aviation Terminal at Tweed New Haven Airport, across the runway from the main terminal.
www.yale.edu /aviation   (300 words)

 Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) at South Seattle Community College   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Our students also include those who have many years of experience in aviation and those who are just beginning their discovery of the industry.
As a certified Aviation Maintenance Technician your imagination is the only limit to the type of employment you can pursue.
The AandP certificate is also recognized in many other fields other that aviation including but not limited to: elevator repair, appliance repair and power companies.
www.southseattle.edu /programs/proftech/avimaint.htm   (593 words)

 Malmö Aviation
Malmö Aviation is in the unique position of providing services between Malmö, Gothenburg and Umeå to Bromma, Stockholm City Airport.
We are also one of the few airlines whose entire aircraft fleet meets the though environmntal and noise emission requirements that are set for flights out of and into to Stockholm City Airport.
Malmö Aviation has a fleet of 9 AVRO RJ 100s.These British-built aircraft are ultra-quiet four-turbofan airliners capable of carrying 112 / 96 passengers.
www.malmoaviation.se /o.o.i.s/1076   (305 words)

 Lewis University - Department of Aviation
Aviation technology courses (a new technology at the time), were the special emphasis of instruction, becoming the origin of today’s Department of Aviation.
Aviation majors at Lewis can choose from three program areas: Aviation Administration, Aviation Flight, and Aviation Maintenance.
A degree in Aviation Flight can provide opportunities flying for general aviation, corporate aviation, commuter airline, the major airlines or a cargo carrier.
www.lewisu.edu /academics/aviation/index.htm   (249 words)

 Aviation Related Converters and Calculators
Below is a list of aviation based calculators, conversion charts and converter programs available for use.
Some of these are directly related to the aviation community and some are of indirect interest.
This group of calculators are all related to navigation for the aviation world or for satellite positioning.
www.csgnetwork.com /aviationconverters.html   (385 words)

 AVweb » The World's Premier Independent Aviation News Resource
Swiss-based TAG Aviation Holding Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary TAG Aviation USA will pay the FAA $10 million as part of a final resolution of the FAA’s “concerns” over TAG’s involvement with FAA-regulated aircraft operators, the company said in a news release.
The NTSB released its annual “most wanted” list of aviation safety improvements on Thursday and among the most urgent recommendations is that the FAA address runway incursions.
Residents opposed to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority's bid to lengthen a runway at Craig Field say the authority is breaking a six-year-old promise to leave the facility as is.
www.avweb.com   (1819 words)

Aviation.Org--the interactive website operated by Aviation Safety Connection, Inc.--addresses fundamental safety issues related to pilot performance.
The human element is a causal or contributing factor in the great majority of aircraft accidents.
Interestingly, the ratio of human factors accidents is relatively constant across the entire aviation spectrum.
www.aviation.org   (200 words)

 Aviation Consumer
As we reported in the September 2007 issue of Aviation Consumer, finding replacement parts is getting to be an expensive chore.
It was thus conceived to be a utilitarian vehicle that was tough and capable enough to operate from short, dirt runways, could tanker lots of fuel because availability might be questionable and still carry on if something broke out in the bush.
In many traditional parts of the aircraft insurance market, an overabundance of capital and new insurers is forcing premiums—especially those for corporate airplanes—down to new lows.
www.aviationconsumer.com   (695 words)

 The Hangar
Flightinfo.com is the premier aviation site on the Internet, the whole site is logging over 30,000,000 visitors per month with more than 12,000 unique visitors every day and over 32,000 members.
We are an online aviation publication with a diverse audience of everything from airline management to frequent air travelers to aviation enthusiasts.
We strive to be the center of aviation online and are an always updated resource for the worldwide aviation community.
www.flightinfo.com   (404 words)

 ADDS - Aviation Digital Data Service
The Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) makes available to the aviation community text, digital and graphical forecasts, analyses, and observations of aviation-related weather variables.
ADDS is a joint effort of NCAR Research Applications Program (RAP), Global Systems Division (GSD) of NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL), and the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Aviation Weather Center (AWC).
The Federal Aviation Administration funds and directs the continuing development of ADDS as well as other experimental products being developed by the FAA Aviation Weather Research Program (AWRP).
adds.aviationweather.noaa.gov   (208 words)

AF.TV is an information resource for aviation.  There is a video library for pilots to learn to fly better, maintain their aircraft, and a just for fun entertainment source....
Adams Aviation has been supplying items in support of the aviation industry since 1968, offering an ever increasing level of expertise, an expanding portfolio of products and a commitment to customer...
ADMA is an association for distributors and manufacturers of aviation parts, supplies and components, increasing productivity and profitablity in the aviation community....
www.airman.com /links/aviation.html   (7111 words)

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The Civil Aviation Authority is the UK's specialist aviation regulator.
In parallel, it oversees the activities of the aviation community and its level of compliance with both national and European safety standards
ATOL is the government's licensing and financial protection scheme for air holidays and flights sold by tour operators and travel organisers in the UK.
www.caa.co.uk   (268 words)

 Aviation Weather Solutions - WSI Corporations
WSI Aviation Forecasting WSI InFlight® WSI Pilotbrief ® WSI Pilotbrief Pro™ WSI Pilotbrief Online™
WSI Corporation serves aviation interests worldwide by providing the highest quality information regarding current and forecast aviation weather conditions.
WSI is the leading provider of professional aviation weather forecasting and aviation weather products and services for the commercial aviation, business aviation and general aviation industries.
www.wsi.com /aviation   (308 words)

 Met Office: Aviation
The Met Office has unrivalled experience in running a cost-effective, reliable aviation met.
We are constantly looking to build upon and improve our services to the aviation community.
Pilots who need specialist briefings can have one-to-one discussions with a Met Office aviation forecaster.
www.metoffice.gov.uk /aviation/ga.html   (192 words)

 UMC Aviation Degree Program Home
UMC aviation is for students with a mission-specific interest(s) in natural resources, law enforcement, aerial application, and business.
If you are looking for a friendly atmosphere of a smaller campus and top-of-the-line technology, and you want to take advantage of our generous scholarship and no out-of-state tuition programs the University of Minnesota, Crookston is for you!
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
www.crk.umn.edu /academics/NatR/Aviation   (75 words)

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