Aviation

Aviation is the design, development, production, operation, and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft. Aviation is derived from avis, the Latin word for bird.

Read more about Aviation:  History, Civil Aviation, Military Aviation, Aviation Accidents and Incidents, Air Traffic Control (ATC), Environmental Impact

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Swissair - History - Founding Years
... The founding fathers were Balz Zimmermann and the Swiss aviation pioneer Walter Mittelholzer ... Two days later, Swissair's aviation was closed completely ... On July 30, 1945 Swissair was able to resume commercial aviation ...
Edwin Albert Link - Aviation
... Clayton Link, whom he had married in 1931, Edwin Link managed the very successful Link Aviation, Inc ... In 1976, he was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame ...
Aviation - Environmental Impact
... In addition, there are environmental impacts specific to aviation Aircraft operating at high altitudes near the tropopause (mainly large jet airliners ...
Naval Aviation - History
... naval aviation began with pioneer aviator Glenn Curtiss who contracted with the Navy to demonstrate that airplanes could take off from and land aboard ships at sea ... Hibernia then transferred her aviation equipment to battleship London ... However, shipboard naval aviation had begun in the Royal Navy, and would become a major part of fleet operations by 1917 ...
Naval Aviation
... Naval aviation is the application of manned military air power by navies, including ships that embark fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters ... In contrast, maritime aviation is the operation of aircraft in a maritime role under the command of non-naval forces such as the former RAF Coastal Command or a nation's coast guard ... naval aviation ...