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Aerodynamics, from Greek ἀήρ aer (air) + δυναμική (dynamics), is the study of the motion of air, particularly its interaction with a solid object, such as an airplane wing.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) investigates civil aircraft accidents and serious incidents within the United Kingdom, its overseas territories and crown dependencies.
Alderney Airport is the only airport on the island of Alderney.
Archie Macdonald Fisher MBE (born 23 October 1939) is a Scottish folk singer and songwriter.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
The Beagle B.121 Pup is a 1960s British 2–4 seat single-engined training and touring aircraft built by Beagle Aircraft Limited at Shoreham Airport and Rearsby Aerodrome.
The Beechcraft Baron is a light, twin-engined piston aircraft designed and produced by Beechcraft, introduced in 1961.
The Beechcraft Bonanza is an American general aviation aircraft introduced in 1947 by Beech Aircraft Corporation of Wichita, Kansas.
Bembridge Airport is an unlicensed aerodrome located about a mile south-west of the village of Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England.
Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, long.
In the early 1980s the British Air Racing Championship was developed with the reformation of the Royal Aero Club Competition Committee into the, allocating points according to position in the field at the finish of each air race, accumulating throughout a racing season.
Calshot is a coastal village in Hampshire, England at the west corner of Southampton Water where it joins the Solent.
Calshot Spit is a one-mile long sand and shingle bank, near the village of Calshot, located on the southern bank of the open end of Southampton Water, on the south coast of England.
The Cessna 180 is a four- or six-seat, fixed conventional gear general aviation airplane which was produced between 1953 and 1981.
The Cessna 182 Skylane is an American four-seat, single-engined light airplane, built by Cessna of Wichita, Kansas.
The Cessna Skymaster is a United States twin-engine civil utility aircraft built in a push-pull configuration.
The Chesapeake Bay is an estuary in the U.S. states of Maryland and Virginia.
Cowes is an English seaport town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight.
The Curtiss CR was a racing aircraft designed for the United States Navy in 1921 by Curtiss.
The Curtiss D-12, sometimes identified with the military designation Curtiss V-1150, was an aircraft engine of 18.8 liter displacement.
The Curtiss R3C was an American racing aircraft built in landplane and floatplane form.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.
The Deperdussin Monocoque was an early racing aircraft built in 1912 by the Aéroplanes Deperdussin, a French aircraft manufacturer started in 1911 and reorganized as the Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) in 1913.
Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1950s to the 1990s.
Donald Wills Douglas Sr. (April 6, 1892 – February 1, 1981) was an American aircraft industrialist and engineer.
The Doolittle Raid, also known as the Tokyo Raid, on Saturday, April 18, 1942, was an air raid by the United States on the Japanese capital Tokyo and other places on the island of Honshu during World War II, the first air operation to strike the Japanese Home Islands.
The Druine D.60 Condor is a light aircraft that was developed in France in the 1950s, primarily as a trainer.
The Fédération aéronautique internationale (FAI; The World Air Sports Federation), is the world governing body for air sports.
The Fiat AS.3 was an Italian 12-cylinder, liquid-cooled V engine designed and built in the mid-1920s by Fiat Aviazione especially for the 1927 Schneider Trophy air race.
Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of minute water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface.
The franc (₣) is the name of several currency units.
Francesco Agello (27 December 1902 – 24 November 1942) was an Italian test pilot.
The French Third Republic (La Troisième République, sometimes written as La IIIe République) was the system of government adopted in France from 1870 when the Second French Empire collapsed during the Franco-Prussian War until 1940 when France's defeat by Nazi Germany in World War II led to the formation of the Vichy government in France.
Glenn Hammond Curtiss (May 21, 1878 – July 23, 1930) was an American aviation and motorcycling pioneer, and a founder of the U.S. aircraft industry.
The Gloster Aircraft Company was a British aircraft manufacturer from 1917 to 1963.
The Gloster III was a British racing floatplane of the 1920s intended to compete for the Schneider Trophy air race.
The Gordon Bennett Aviation Trophy was an international airplane racing trophy awarded by James Gordon Bennett Jr., the American owner and publisher of the New York Herald newspaper.
The Grumman American AA-1 series is a family of light, two-seat aircraft.
The US Grumman American AA-5 series is a family of all-metal, four-seat, light aircraft used for touring and training.
Hampton Roads is the name of both a body of water in Virginia and the surrounding metropolitan region in Southeastern Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina, United States.
is a Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter, animator, author, and manga artist.
The RAF High Speed Flight, sometimes known as 'The Flight', was a small flight of the Royal Air Force (RAF) formed for the purpose of competing in the Schneider Trophy contest for racing seaplanes during the 1920s.
Howard Pixton(14 December 1885 – 7 February 1972) was an early British aviator who won the 1914 Schneider Trophy air race held in Monaco flying a Sopwith Tabloid seaplane powered by a 100 hp Gnome Monosoupape rotary engine, completing the race at an average speed of 86.83 miles per hour.
Jacques P. Schneider (25 July 1879 – 1 May 1928) was the French financier, balloonist and aircraft enthusiast, who created the Schneider Trophy.
James Harold Doolittle (December 14, 1896 – September 27, 1993) was an American aviation pioneer.
Air Chief Marshal Sir John Nelson Boothman, (19 February 1901 – 29 December 1957) was a senior Royal Air Force officer during the Second World War who went on to high command in the post-war years.
The King's Cup Race is an annual British handicapped cross-country air race, is run by the and was first contested on 8 September 1922.
The Kingdom of Italy (Regno d'Italia) was a state which existed from 1861—when King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia was proclaimed King of Italy—until 1946—when a constitutional referendum led civil discontent to abandon the monarchy and form the modern Italian Republic.
Lake Garda (Lago di Garda or Lago Benàco, Benacus; Lach de Garda; Łago de Garda) is the largest lake in Italy.
Leslie Howard Steiner (3 April 18931 June 1943) was an English stage and film actor, director, and producer.
Lucy, Lady Houston, DBE (8 April 1857 – 29 December 1936), born Fanny Lucy Radmall, was a British philanthropist, political activist, and suffragette.
The Macchi C.202 Folgore (Italian "thunderbolt") was an Italian fighter aircraft developed and manufactured by Macchi Aeronautica.
The Macchi M.39 was a racing seaplane designed and built by the Italian aircraft company Aeronautica Macchi in 1925–26.
The Macchi M.52 was an Italian racing seaplane designed and built by Macchi for the 1927 Schneider Trophy race.
The Macchi M.67, was an Italian racing seaplane designed by Mario Castoldi and built by Macchi for the 1929 Schneider Trophy race.
The Macchi M.7 was an Italian single-seat fighter flying boat designed by Alesandro Tonini and built by Macchi.
The Macchi M.C. 72 was an experimental seaplane designed and built by the Italian aircraft company Macchi Aeronautica.
The Malmö Flygindustri MFI-9 Junior was a light aircraft produced in Sweden in the 1960s.
Mario Castoldi (February 26, 1888 - May 31, 1968) was an Italian aircraft engineer and designer.
Mario de Bernardi (1893–1959) was an Italian World War I fighter pilot, seaplane air racer of the 1920s, and test pilot of early Italian experimental jets.
Lucien Maurice Prévost, normally Maurice Prévost, (September 22, 1887 in Reims – November 27, 1952) in Neuilly-sur-Seine) was a French pioneer aviator, best remembered for winning the first Schneider Trophy race in 1913, and the Gordon Bennett Trophy the same year. Maurice Prévost was born in Reims at 5 rue Flodoard. He studied at the Practical School of Commerce and Industry of Reims. Joining the Betheny Deperdussin Aviation School in November 1910, Prévost rose to chief instructor. He obtained his civil pilot's license on April 29, 1911 (#475), and his military wings (#38) on August 26, 1911. He secured third place in the French military aircraft trials in September 1911 and won the altitude competition. In December 1911 he reached 10,000 feet, breaking the world altitude record with a passenger. Famously Prévost won the first Schneider Trophy race at Monaco on April 16, 1913, while on September 27, 1913 he won the Gordon-Bennett speed world record. In 1921 Prévost married Jeanne Catherine Françoise Mulaton (1881-1956) in Reims. He died in 1952 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, and was buried in the "Southern Cemetery" of Reims, his grave being decorated with a bust signed Leon Chavalliaud which was presented to him in 1913 for his Gordon-Bennett Cup victory.
Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco (Principauté de Monaco), is a sovereign city-state, country and microstate on the French Riviera in Western Europe.
The Mudry CAP 10 is a two-seat training aerobatic aircraft first built in 1970 and still in production in 2007.
The Napier Lion was a 12-cylinder 'broad arrow' W12 configuration aircraft engine built by D. Napier & Son from 1917 until the 1930s.
Naples (Napoli, Napule or; Neapolis; lit) is the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan.
The National Air Races (also known as Pulitzer Trophy Races) are a series of pylon and cross-country races that took place in the United States since 1920.
Neptune (Neptūnus) was the god of freshwater and the sea in Roman religion.
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts.
The PA-20 Pacer and PA-22 Tri-Pacer are a family of four-place, strut braced, high-wing light aircraft that were built by Piper Aircraft in the post-World War II period.
The Piper PA-28 Cherokee is a family of light aircraft built by Piper Aircraft and designed for flight training, air taxi and personal use.
is a 1992 Japanese animated comedy-adventure film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki.
A protagonist In modern usage, a protagonist is the main character of any story (in any medium, including prose, poetry, film, opera and so on).
Reginald Joseph Mitchell CBE, FRAeS, (20 May 1895 – 11 June 1937) was an English aeronautical engineer who worked for Supermarine Aviation.
Flight Lieutenant Richard Dick Waghorn AFC (1904–1931) was an English aviator, a pilot with the Royal Air Force who flew the winning aircraft in the 1929 Schneider Trophy seaplane race.
The Robin R.1180 Aiglon ia a French four-seat touring and training monoplane designed and built by Avions Robin.
The Robin DR400 is a wooden sport monoplane, conceived by Pierre Robin and Jean Délémontez.
The Rolls-Royce R was a British aero engine designed and built specifically for air racing purposes by Rolls-Royce Limited.
The Royal Aero Club (RAeC) is the national co-ordinating body for Air Sport in the United Kingdom.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Air Force College (RAFC) is the Royal Air Force training and education academy which provides initial training to all RAF personnel who are preparing to be commissioned officers.
The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London.
The Scottish Aviation Bulldog is a British two-seat side-by-side (with optional third seat) training aircraft designed by Beagle Aircraft as the B.125 Bulldog.
A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.
Short Brothers plc, usually referred to as Shorts or Short, is an aerospace company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The SIAI S.12 was an Italian 1910s reconnaissance flying boat, and later Schneider Trophy racer.
Air Vice-Marshal Sidney Norman Webster CBE AFC* (1900–1984) was an English aviator, a senior officer in the Royal Air Force who flew the winning aircraft in the 1927 Schneider Trophy seaplane race.
The SOCATA Rallye (Rally) is a light aircraft that was manufactured by French aviation company SOCATA.
SPAD (Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés) was a French aircraft manufacturer active between 1911 and 1921.
Solent Sky is an aviation museum in Southampton, Hampshire, previously known as Southampton Hall of Aviation.
The Sopwith Tabloid and Sopwith Schneider were British biplanes, originally designed as sports aircraft and later adapted for military use.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
Supermarine was a British aircraft manufacturer that produced, among the others, a range of seaplanes, flying boats and the Supermarine Spitfire fighter.
The Supermarine S.4 was a 1920s British single-engined single-seat monoplane racing seaplane built by Supermarine to compete in the 1925 Schneider Trophy.
The Supermarine S.5 was a 1920s British single-engined single-seat racing seaplane built by Supermarine.
The Supermarine S.6 is a 1920s British single-engined single-seat racing seaplane built by Supermarine.
The Supermarine S.6B is a British racing seaplane developed by R.J. Mitchell for the Supermarine company to take part in the Schneider Trophy competition of 1931.
The Supermarine Sea Lion II was a British racing flying boat designed and built by the Supermarine Aviation Works for the 1922 Schneider Trophy at Naples, Italy which it went on to win.
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries before, during and after World War II.
The First of the Few (US title Spitfire) is a 1942 British black-and-white biographical film produced and directed by Leslie Howard, who stars as R. J. Mitchell, the designer of the Supermarine Spitfire fighter aircraft.
The Tipsy Nipper T.66 is an aerobatic light aircraft, developed in 1952 by Ernest Oscar Tips of Avions Fairey at Gosselies in Belgium.
The Van's RV-6 and RV-6A are two-seat, single-engine, low-wing homebuilt airplanes sold in kit form by Van's Aircraft.
The Van's RV-7 and RV-7A are two-seat, single-engine, low-wing homebuilt airplanes sold in kit form by Van's Aircraft.
Venice (Venezia,; Venesia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
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.