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AIR International is a British aviation magazine covering current defence aerospace and civil aviation topics.
Air-cooled engines rely on the circulation of air directly over hot parts of the engine to cool them.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
Alaska Airlines is an American airline headquartered in the Seattle metropolitan area of the state of Washington.
Alaska Coastal Airlines was an airline in the United States.
An amphibious aircraft or amphibian is an aircraft that can take off and land on both land and water.
The Argentine Naval Aviation (Spanish: Comando de Aviación Naval Argentina, COAN) is the naval aviation branch of the Argentine Navy and one of its four operational commands.
The Armed forces of Paraguay (Fuerzas Armadas de Paraguay) consist of the Paraguayan army, navy (including naval aviation and marine corps) and air force.
Asiatic Petroleum Company was a joint venture between the Shell and Royal Dutch oil companies founded in 1903.
An autopilot is a system used to control the trajectory of an aircraft without constant 'hands-on' control by a human operator being required.
Aviation Week & Space Technology, often abbreviated Aviation Week or AW&ST, is the flagship magazine of the Aviation Week Network.
The Brooks Range (Athabaskan Gwazhał) is a mountain range in far northern North America stretching some from west to east across northern Alaska into Canada's Yukon Territory.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is an agency within the United States Department of the Interior that administers more than of public lands in the United States which constitutes one-eighth of the landmass of the country.
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.
Charles F. Blair Jr. (July 19, 1909 – September 2, 1978) was a United States Air Force Brigadier General, United States Navy aviator Captain, a test pilot, an airline pilot, and airline owner.
A deicing boot is a type of ice protection system installed on aircraft surfaces to permit a mechanical deicing in flight.
A depth charge is an anti-submarine warfare weapon.
Edward Roland Noel "Bunny" Harriman (December 24, 1895 – February 16, 1978) was an American financier and philanthropist.
European Coastal Airlines was a Croatian seaplane operator headquartered in Split.
False Pass (Isanax̂ in Aleut) is a city on Unimak Island, in the Aleutians East Borough of southwestern Alaska, United States.
A flat-six or horizontally opposed-six is a flat engine with six cylinders arranged horizontally in two banks of three cylinders on each side of a central crankcase.
The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
The General Electric T58 is an American turboshaft engine developed for helicopter use.
Gibsonville (“City of Roses”) is a city in both Alamance County and Guilford County, North Carolina.
The Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, later Grumman Aerospace Corporation, was a leading 20th century U.S. producer of military and civilian aircraft.
The Grumman G-44 Widgeon is a small, five-person, twin-engine amphibious aircraft.
The Grumman G-73 Mallard is a medium, twin-engined amphibious aircraft.
Gulf Oil was a major global oil company from 1901 to 1981.
Guyana Airways was the national airline of Guyana from 1939 to 2001.
The Honeywell TPE331 (military designation: T76) is a turboprop engine originally designed in the 1960s by Garrett AiResearch, and produced since 1999 by Honeywell Aerospace, after AlliedSignal acquired Honeywell, keeping the Honeywell name.
Loftleiðir HF, internationally known as Icelandic Airlines (abbreviated IAL) or Loftleiðir Icelandic, was a private Icelandic airline headquartered on the grounds of Reykjavík Airport in Reykjavík, which operated mostly trans-atlantic flights linking Europe and America, pioneering the low-cost flight business strategy on these routes.
Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.
The Ivishak River is a tributary of the Sagavanirktok River in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Kaman K-16B was an experimental vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft that was constructed by Kaman Aircraft for the United States Navy in 1959 to evaluate the tiltwing concept.
Koninklijke Nederlandsch-Indische Luchtvaart Maatschappij (in English: Royal Dutch Indies Airways) was the airline of the former Dutch East Indies.
The Lend-Lease policy, formally titled An Act to Promote the Defense of the United States, was an American program to defeat Germany, Japan and Italy by distributing food, oil, and materiel between 1941 and August 1945.
The List of aircraft of World War II includes all the aircraft used by those countries, which were at war during World War II from the period between their joining the conflict and the conflict ending for them.
The following is a list of seaplanes and amphibious aircraft, which includes floatplanes and flying boats, by country of origin.
Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.
Lost Trail Pass is a mountain pass in the Rocky Mountains of the northwestern United States, on the border of Idaho and Montana in the Bitterroot Mountains.
Lost Trail Powder Mountain is an alpine ski area in the western United States, on the Montana-Idaho border in the northern Rocky Mountains.
The Lycoming O-480 is a family of six-cylinder, horizontally opposed fixed-wing aircraft engines of 479.6 cubic inch (7.86 l) displacement, made by Lycoming Engines.
Maureen O'Hara (born Maureen FitzSimons; 17 August 192024 October 2015) was an Irish-American actress and singer.
A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.
Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States.
Mount Cook Airline, a subsidiary of Air New Zealand, is a regional airline based in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The NACA airfoils are airfoil shapes for aircraft wings developed by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).
The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C..
A nautical mile is a unit of measurement defined as exactly.
Pacific Coastal Airlines Ltd is a Canadian airline that operates scheduled, charter and cargo services to destinations in British Columbia.
Peninsula Airways, operating as PenAir, is a U.S.-based regional airline headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska.
The Peruvian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea del Perú, FAP) is the branch of the Peruvian Armed Forces tasked with defending the nation and its interests through the use of air power.
The Portuguese Naval Aviation (Aviação Naval Portuguesa) is the naval air component of the Portuguese Navy, officially designated as Esquadrilha de Helicópteros da Marinha (EHM), responsible for the operation of the aircraft on board their ships.
The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6, produced by Pratt & Whitney Canada, is a turboprop aircraft engine.
The Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior is a series of nine-cylinder, air-cooled, radial aircraft engines built by the Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Company from the 1930s to the 1950s.
The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders "radiate" outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel.
A reciprocating engine, also often known as a piston engine, is typically a heat engine (although there are also pneumatic and hydraulic reciprocating engines) that uses one or more reciprocating pistons to convert pressure into a rotating motion.
Reeve Aleutian Airways was an airline headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska, United States.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF; Aviation royale canadienne, ARC) is the air force of Canada.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP; Gendarmerie royale du Canada (GRC), "Royal Gendarmerie of Canada"; colloquially known as The Mounties, and internally as "the Force") is the federal and national police force of Canada.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Santa Catalina Island (Tongva: Pimugna or Pimu) is a rocky island off the coast of the U.S. state of California in the Gulf of Santa Catalina.
The District Municipality of Sechelt is located on the lower Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.
The Sunshine Coast is a region of the southern mainland coast of British Columbia, Canada, on the eastern shore of the Strait of Georgia, and just northwest of Greater Vancouver.
Superior Oil Company (1921–1984) was an independent American oil company that is now part of ExxonMobil.
A supplemental type certificate (STC) is a national aviation authority-approved major modification or repair to an existing type certified aircraft, engine or propeller.
The Swedish Air Force (Svenska flygvapnet) is the air force branch of the Swedish Armed Forces.
Transport or transportation is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another.
Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.
A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller.
A type certificate signifies the airworthiness of a particular category of aircraft, according to its manufacturing design (‘type’).
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS or FWS) is an agency of the federal government within the U.S. Department of the Interior dedicated to the management of fish, wildlife, and natural habitats.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
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.
749 Naval Air Squadron (749 NAS) was a Naval Air Squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm.
Antilles Goose, G-21 Goose, G21 Goose, Grumman A-13 Goose, Grumman A-9 Goose, Grumman Amphibian Flying Boat, Grumman G-21, Grumman G-21A, Grumman G-21A Goose, Grumman G-21B, Grumman G-21B Goose, Grumman G-21C, Grumman G-21C Goose, Grumman G-21D, Grumman G-21D Goose, Grumman G-21E, Grumman G-21E Goose, Grumman G-21F, Grumman G-21F Goose, Grumman G-21G, Grumman G-21G Goose, Grumman G21, Grumman G21 Goose, Grumman Goose, Grumman Goose Mk I, Grumman Goose Mk IA, Grumman Goose Mk II, Grumman Goose Mk.II (G-21A), Grumman J3F Goose, Grumman JRF, Grumman JRF Goose, Grumman JRF-1, Grumman JRF-1A, Grumman JRF-1A Goose, Grumman JRF-2, Grumman JRF-2 Goose, Grumman JRF-3, Grumman JRF-3 Goose, Grumman JRF-4, Grumman JRF-4 Goose, Grumman JRF-5, Grumman JRF-5 Goose, Grumman JRF-5G, Grumman JRF-5G Goose, Grumman JRF-6B, Grumman JRF-6B Goose, Grumman LXG, Grumman LXG1, Grumman OA-13 Goose, Grumman OA-13A, Grumman OA-13A Goose, Grumman OA-13B, Grumman OA-9, Grumman OA-9 Goose, Grumman XJ3F-1, Grumman XJ3F-1 Goose, Grumman amphibious flying boat, Hitachi LXG-1, J3F Goose, JRF Goose, JRF-5, McKinnon G-21C, McKinnon G-21D, McKinnon G-21E, McKinnon G-21F, McKinnon G-21G Turbo Goose, McKinnon Goose, McKinnon Turbo-Goose, OA-13 Goose, OA-9 Goose, Tokyo Gas-Electric LXG.