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Civil aviation

Index Civil aviation

Civil aviation is one of two major categories of flying, representing all non-military aviation, both private and commercial. [1]

28 relations: Aerodrome, Air traffic service, Air travel, Aircraft maintenance, Airline, Airworthiness, Aviation, Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation, Commercial aviation, CUNY Aviation Institute, De Havilland Comet, Douglas DC-3, Fatigue (material), Federal Aviation Administration, General aviation, Highway, International Air Transport Association, International Civil Aviation Organization, Military aviation, National aviation authority, National Aviation Intelligence Integration Office, Passenger, Private aviation, Standards And Recommended Practices, World Bank, World War II.


An aerodrome (Commonwealth English) or airdrome (American English) is a location from which aircraft flight operations take place, regardless of whether they involve air cargo, passengers, or neither.

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Air traffic service

In aviation, an air traffic service (ATS) is a service which regulates and assists aircraft in real-time to ensure their safe operations.

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Air travel

Air travel is a form of travel in vehicles such as helicopters, hot air balloons, blimps, gliders, hang gliding, parachuting, airplanes, jets, or anything else that can sustain flight.

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Aircraft maintenance

Aircraft maintenance is the overhaul, repair, inspection or modification of an aircraft or aircraft component.

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An airline is a company that provides air transport services for traveling passengers and freight.

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Airworthiness is the measure of an aircraft's suitability for safe flight.

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Aviation, or air transport, refers to the activities surrounding mechanical flight and the aircraft industry.

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing, which was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War.

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Bureau of Transportation Statistics

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), as part of the United States Department of Transportation, compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the nation's transportation systems; collects information on intermodal transportation and other areas as needed; and improves the quality and effectiveness of DOT's statistical programs through research, development of guidelines, and promotion of improvements in data acquisition and use.

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Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation

The Convention on International Civil Aviation, also known as the Chicago Convention, established the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a specialized agency of the UN charged with coordinating and regulating international air travel.

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Commercial aviation

Commercial aviation is the part of civil aviation (both general aviation and scheduled airline services) that involves operating aircraft for hire to transport passengers or multiple loads of cargo.

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CUNY Aviation Institute

The CUNY Aviation Institute (AI) at York College, City University of New York, United States was established in 2003 by a grant from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to promote education and research for the aviation industry.

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De Havilland Comet

The de Havilland DH 106 Comet was the world's first commercial jet airliner.

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Douglas DC-3

The Douglas DC-3 is a fixed-wing propeller-driven airliner with tailwheel-type landing gear.

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Fatigue (material)

In materials science, fatigue is the weakening of a material caused by repeatedly applied loads.

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Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.

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General aviation

General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.

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A highway is any public or private road or other public way on land.

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International Air Transport Association

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a trade association of the world’s airlines.

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International Civil Aviation Organization

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale, OACI), is a specialized agency of the United Nations.

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Military aviation

Military aviation is the use of military aircraft and other flying machines for the purposes of conducting or enabling aerial warfare, including national airlift (air cargo) capacity to provide logistical supply to forces stationed in a theater or along a front.

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National aviation authority

A national aviation authority (NAA) or civil aviation authority is a government statutory authority in each country that maintains an aircraft register and oversees the approval and regulation of civil aviation.

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National Aviation Intelligence Integration Office

The National Aviation Intelligence Integration Office (NAI2O) is the lead organization for coordinating and integrating the Intelligence Community's (IC) perspective on civil aviation issues.

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A passenger (also abbreviated as pax) is a person who travels in a vehicle but bears little or no responsibility for the tasks required for that vehicle to arrive at its destination or otherwise operate the vehicle.

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Private aviation

Private aviation is the part of civil aviation that does not include flying for hire.

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Standards And Recommended Practices

Standards And Recommended Practices (SARPs) are technical specifications adopted by the Council of ICAO in accordance with Article 37 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation in order to achieve "the highest practicable degree of uniformity in regulations, standards, procedures and organization in relation to aircraft, personnel, airways and auxiliary services in all matters in which such uniformity will facilitate and improve air navigation".

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World Bank

The World Bank (Banque mondiale) is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital projects.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_aviation

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