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Arthur 'Blaine' Bowman (born 1946 in Ogden, Utah, USA) is a leading proponent of ion chromatography, who has served variously as Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Dionex Corporation, a manufacturer of analytical instruments.
The Advanced Medium STOL Transport (AMST) project was intended to replace the Lockheed C-130 Hercules tactical transport in United States Air Force service with a new aircraft with improved STOL performance.
The Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) was a demonstration and validation program undertaken by the United States Air Force to develop a next-generation air superiority fighter to counter emerging worldwide threats, including Soviet Sukhoi Su-27 and Mikoyan MiG-29 fighters under development in the 1980s.
AEi Systems is a space and power electronics engineering firm based in the United States that concentrates on circuit, systems and design analysis.
Aero Lloyd Flugreisen GmbH & Co, operating as Aero Lloyd, was a German charter airline based in Oberursel, Germany.
Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela Flight 108 took off from La Chinita International Airport in Maracaibo, Venezuela, on March 5, 1991, on a short-haul flight to Santa Barbara Ed-L Delicias Airport in Venezuela with 45 passengers and crew.
An aerospace manufacturer is a company or individual involved in the various aspects of designing, building, testing, selling, and maintaining aircraft, aircraft parts, missiles, rockets, or spacecraft.
The AGM-129 ACM (Advanced Cruise Missile) was a low-observable, subsonic, turbofan-powered, air-launched cruise missile originally designed and built by General Dynamics and eventually acquired by Raytheon Missile Systems.
The AGM-158 JASSM (Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile) is a low observable standoff air-launched cruise missile developed in the United States.
The AGM-159 was a missile design proposed in 1996 by the Boeing (McDonnell-Douglas) company as a contender in the U.S. Air Force's JASSM project.
The AGM-84H/K SLAM-ER (Standoff Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response) is a precision-guided, air-launched cruise missile produced by Boeing Defense, Space & Security for the United States Armed Forces and their allies.
Agusta was an Italian helicopter manufacturer.
Air Afrique was a Pan-African airline, that was mainly owned by many West African countries for most of its history.
Air Algérie SpA (الخطوط الجوية الجزائرية,; Aeriverdan idzayriyen) is the national airline of Algeria, with its head office in the Immeuble El-Djazair in Algiers.
Air California, later renamed AirCal, was founded by William E. Myers and Bill Perrera, a partnership of Orange County businessmen.
The Royal Australian Air Force's Air Combat Group (ACG) is the group which administers the RAAF's fighter and bomber aircraft.
The Air Force Armament Museum, adjacent to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the only facility in the U.S. dedicated to the display of Air Force armament.
Air New Zealand Flight 901 (TE-901) was a scheduled Air New Zealand Antarctic sightseeing flight that operated between 1977 and 1979.
An air superiority fighter, also spelled air-superiority fighter, is a type of fighter aircraft designed for entering and seizing control of enemy airspace as a means of establishing complete dominance over the enemy's air force (air supremacy).
The Air Zoo, founded as the Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum, is an aviation museum and indoor amusement park next to the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport in Portage, Michigan.
The Airbus A300 is a wide-body twin-engine jet airliner that was developed and manufactured by Airbus.
The Airbus A310 is a medium- to long-range twin-engined wide-body jet airliner that was developed and manufactured by Airbus, then a consortium of European aerospace manufacturers.
The Airbus A340 is a long-range, four-engine, wide-body commercial passenger jet airliner that was developed and produced by the European aerospace company Airbus.
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by multi-national manufacturer Airbus.
An aircraft livery is a set of comprehensive insignia comprising color, graphic, and typographical identifiers which operators (airlines, but also governments, air forces and occasionally private and corporate owners) apply to their aircraft.
Airwolf is the helicopter from the 1980s American eponymous television series.
Albert George Wilson (July 28, 1918 – August 27, 2012) was an American astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets.
Albert Lee "Al" Ueltschi (May 15, 1917 – October 18, 2012) is considered the father of modern flight training and was the founder of FlightSafety International.
Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) was an American aerospace, defense, and sporting goods company with its headquarters in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States.
American Airlines primarily operates a mix of Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas narrow-body and wide-body aircraft, as well as one narrow-body type manufactured by Embraer.
American Airlines Flight 1420 was a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Little Rock National Airport in the United States.
American Airlines Flight 96 was a regular domestic flight operated by American Airlines from Los Angeles to New York via Detroit and Buffalo.
The American Bridge Company is a civil engineering firm that specializes in building and renovating bridges and other large civil engineering projects.
Ann Hardy (née Haley, born 20 April 1933) is an American computer programmer and entrepreneur, best known for her pioneering work on computer time-sharing systems while working at Tymshare from 1966 onwards.
The Ansari X Prize was a space competition in which the X Prize Foundation offered a US$10,000,000 prize for the first non-government organization to launch a reusable manned spacecraft into space twice within two weeks.
AOM French Airlines (previously Air Outre-Mer) was the second largest airline in France from 1990 until 2001.
Apollo Milton Olin Smith (usually referred to as A.M.O. Smith) (July 2, 1911 – May 1, 1997) was an important figure in the aerodynamics field at Douglas Aircraft from 1938 to 1975 and an early pioneer in the area of Computational Fluid Dynamics.
The following events occurred in April 1967.
The Arab League boycott of Israel is a strategy adopted by the Arab League and its member states to boycott economic and other relations between Arabs and the Arab states and Israel and specifically stopping all trade with Israel which adds to that country's economic and military strength.
The s were the most heavily armed gunships the United States Navy has ever put to sea due to the continual development of their onboard weaponry.
Arnold Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Coffee and Franklin counties, Tennessee, adjacent to the city of Tullahoma.
Arthur F. Rense (1917 — 1990) was a sports journalist for the Los Angeles Daily News and the director of public relations for Howard R. Hughes' Summa Corporation.
AS9000, Aerospace Basic Quality System Standard, was developed by a group of US aerospace prime contractors, including Allied-Signal.
The Advanced Strategic Air-Launched Missile (ASALM) was a medium-range strategic missile program, developed in the late 1970s for the United States Air Force.
Atmospheric entry is the movement of an object from outer space into and through the gases of an atmosphere of a planet, dwarf planet or natural satellite.
SRI International's Augmentation Research Center (ARC) was founded in the 1960s by electrical engineer Douglas Engelbart to develop and experiment with new tools and techniques for collaboration and information processing.
The following events occurred in August 1972.
The Auto Four is a motorcycle designed and built by engineer and motorcycle enthusiast Wild Bill Gelbke during the early 1970s.
Aviation call signs are communication call signs assigned as unique identifiers to aircraft.
The Aviation Centre of Excellence, or ACE, is the aviation department facility for Confederation College.
The Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC) was an international association of technology-based training professionals that existed from 1988 to 2014.
Avro Canada was a Canadian aircraft manufacturing company.
The Álvaro de Bazán class (also known as the F100 class of frigates) are a new class of Aegis combat system-equipped air defence frigates entering service with the Spanish Navy.
The B-300 is a reusable man-portable anti-tank weapon system developed by Israel Military Industries in the late 1970s for use by the Israel Defense Forces.
The Badr class is a class of corvette built by the United States and operated by the Saudi Navy.
BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.
The BAE Systems Nimrod MRA4 was a planned maritime patrol and attack aircraft intended to replace the Hawker Siddeley Nimrod MR2.
Replica was a design study for an envisioned military aircraft with stealth capabilities, developed by British defense manufacturer BAE Systems.
The BAE Systems SkyEye is a reconnaissance UAV developed in the United States in the early 1970s by Developmental Sciences Inc, later called Developmental Sciences Corporation, a division of Lear Astronics Corporation and ultimately part of BAE Systems.
Berkeley is an inner-ring suburb of St. Louis, located in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States.
Betacel is considered to be the first commercially successful betavoltaic battery.
Bhakta B. Rath is an India-born American material physicist and Head of the Materials Science and Component Technology of the United States Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), the corporate research laboratory for the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps.
Big Gemini (or "Big G") was proposed to NASA by McDonnell Douglas in August 1969 as an advanced version of the Gemini spacecraft system.
William Joseph Posey (born December 18, 1947) is an American businessman and politician serving as the U.S. Representative for, in Congress since 2009.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.
The Boeing 2707 was the first American supersonic transport (SST) project.
The Boeing 717 is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner, developed for the 100-seat market.
The Boeing 720 is a four-engine narrow-body short- to medium-range passenger jet airliner.
The Boeing AH-64 Apache is an American twin-turboshaft attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew.
The Boeing Bird of Prey was a black project aircraft, intended to demonstrate stealth technology.
The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.
Boeing Canada is the Canadian subsidiary of Boeing, with operations in Winnipeg, Richmond, British Columbia, Montreal and Ottawa.
Boeing Capital is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, providing asset-based leasing and lending services.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) is a division of The Boeing Company.
Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is a division (business unit) of The Boeing Company.
The Boeing E-3 Sentry, commonly known as AWACS, is an American airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft developed by Boeing.
The Boeing EC-135 was a command and control version of the Boeing C-135 Stratolifter.
The Boeing F/A-18E and F/A-18F Super Hornet are twin-engine, carrier-capable, multirole fighter aircraft variants based on the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet.
The Boeing P-26 "Peashooter" was the first American all-metal production fighter aircraft and the first pursuit monoplane to enter squadron service with the United States Army Air Corps.
Boeing Phantom Works is the advanced prototyping arm of the defense and security side of The Boeing Company.
Boeing Rotorcraft Systems (formerly Boeing Helicopters and before that Boeing Vertol) is the former name of a US aircraft manufacturer, now known as Vertical Lift division of Boeing Defense, Space & Security.
The Boeing VC-25 is a military version of the Boeing 747 airliner, modified for presidential transport and operated by the United States Air Force as Air Force One, the call sign of any U.S. Air Force aircraft carrying the President of the United States.
The Boeing X-48 is an American experimental unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) built to investigate the characteristics of blended wing body (BWB) aircraft, a type of flying wing.
The X-53 Active Aeroelastic Wing (AAW) development program is a completed American research project that was undertaken jointly by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Boeing Phantom Works and NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, where the technology was flight tested on a modified McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet.
The Boeing YC-14 was a twin-engine short take-off and landing (STOL) tactical military transport aircraft.
The Boeing–Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche is an advanced five-blade armed reconnaissance and attack helicopter designed for the United States Army.
Bradley International Airport is a civil/military airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, in Hartford County, Connecticut.
The Brander–Spencer model is an economic model in international trade originally developed by James Brander and Barbara Spencer in the early 1980s.
Braniff International Airlines, Inc. was an airline formed in 1991.
Brewster Hopkinson Shaw Jr. (born May 16, 1945) is a former NASA astronaut, a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and former executive at Boeing.
Britannia Airways was a charter airline based in the United Kingdom.
The British Aerospace Harrier II was a second-generation vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) jet aircraft used previously by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and, between 2006 and 2010, the Royal Navy (RN).
British Caledonian (BCal) came into being in November 1970 when the Scottish charter airline Caledonian Airways, at the time Britain's second-largest, wholly privately owned, independentindependent from government-owned corporations airline, took over British United Airways (BUA), then the largest British independent airline as well as the United Kingdom's leading independent scheduled carrier.
Bruce Edward Melnick (born December 5, 1949) is a former American astronaut and retired United States Coast Guard officer.
Clarence Emil "Bud" Anderson (born January 13, 1922) is a retired officer in the United States Air Force and a triple ace of World War II.
During the Space Shuttle program, several missions were canceled.
The CDC 7600 was the Seymour Cray-designed successor to the CDC 6600, extending Control Data's dominance of the supercomputer field into the 1970s.
Centennial Airlines was an airline based in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
On 22 December 1978, a small Cessna 188 aircraft, piloted by Jay Prochnow, became lost over the Pacific Ocean.
Colonel Charles Barbin "Chuck" DeBellevue (born August 15, 1945) is a retired officer in the United States Air Force.
Charles David "Charlie" Walker (born August 29, 1948) is an American engineer who flew on three Space Shuttle missions in 1984 and 1985 as a Payload Specialist for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation.
Charlie A. Dooley is an American politician.
Cheryl B. Schrader (born c. 1962) is an American educator and seventh president of Wright State University as of July 1, 2017.
China Eastern Airlines Flight 5398 (MU5398) was a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 airliner from Shenzhen's Bao'an International Airport to Fuzhou Yixu Airport in Fujian, China.
China Northern Airlines was an airline headquartered on the grounds of Dongta Airport, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China.
Christopher Cerf (born August 19, 1941) is an American author, composer-lyricist, voice actor, and record and television producer.
Christopher John Boyce (born February 16, 1953) is a former American defense industry employee who was convicted for selling United States spy satellite secrets to the Soviet Union in the 1970s.
City Museum is a museum whose exhibits consist largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects, housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St. Louis, Missouri, United States.
Avram Iancu Cluj International Airport is an airport serving the city of Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
The Collier Trophy is an annual aviation award administered by the U.S. National Aeronautic Association (NAA), presented to those who have made "the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year." Robert J. Collier, publisher of Collier's Weekly magazine, was an air sports pioneer and president of the Aero Club of America.
The Common Affordable Lightweight Fighter (CALF) was a joint DARPA and United States Navy project that ran from 1993 to 1994.
This is a comparison of orbital launch systems.
This page contains a list of orbital launchers' families.
The competition between Airbus and Boeing has been characterised as a duopoly in the large jet airliner market since the 1990s.
Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.
The Consolidated Aircraft Corporation was founded in 1923 by Reuben H. Fleet in Buffalo, New York, the result of the Gallaudet Aircraft Company's liquidation and Fleet's purchase of designs from the Dayton-Wright Company as the subsidiary was being closed by its parent corporation, General Motors.
Continental Airlines was a major United States airline founded in 1934 and eventually headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Convair was an American aircraft manufacturing company which later expanded into rockets and spacecraft.
The Convair 880 is an American narrow-body jet airliner produced by the Convair division of General Dynamics.
Crash Landing is a 1999 Chinese thriller film directed by Zhang Jianya.
Frank Angelo Joseph "Creepy" Crespi (February 16, 1918 – March 1, 1990) was a Major League Baseball player who played infielder from - for the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cupola is an ESA-built observatory module of the International Space Station (ISS).
Daniel O. Graham (April 13, 1925 – December 31, 1995) was a U.S. Army officer.
Darleen A. Druyun (born November 7, 1947) is a former United States Air Force civilian official (Principal Deputy Undersecretary of the Air Force for Acquisition), Boeing executive and convicted felon.
David Charles Napier Webb (November 20, 1928 - October 1, 2016) was a consultant.
David Russell Hinson (born March 2, 1933) is an American aircraft pilot and former head of Midway Airlines (ML).
David Sloan Lewis, Jr. (July 6, 1917 – December 15, 2003) was an aeronautical engineer who led aerospace and defense giant General Dynamics for 14 years.
Dayton International Airport (officially James M. Cox Dayton International Airport), formerly Dayton Municipal Airport and James M. Cox-Dayton Municipal Airport, is ten miles north of downtown Dayton, in Montgomery County, Ohio.
The DC-10 Air Tanker is a series of American wide-body jet air tankers, which have been in service as an aerial firefighting unit since 2006.
de Havilland Aircraft Pty Ltd (DHA) was part of de Havilland, then became a separate company.
The following is a list of notable deaths in March 2012.
Delta is an American versatile family of expendable launch systems that has provided space launch capability in the United States since 1960.
Delta Air Lines, Inc., commonly referred to as Delta, is a major United States airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.
As of 29 June 2018, the Delta Air Lines mainline fleet includes 874 aircraft in service, making it one of the largest airline fleets in the world.
Delta Air Lines Flight 9570 crashed on 30 May 1972 at the Greater Southwest International Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, while conducting a training flight.
Delta II is an expendable launch system, originally designed and built by McDonnell Douglas.
The Delta-K is an American rocket stage, developed by McDonnell Douglas and Aerojet.
The Delta-P is an American rocket stage, developed by McDonnell Douglas and TRW, first used on November 10, 1972 as the second stage for the Delta 1000 series.
Dennis N. Epple is a US American economist and currently the Thomas Lord University Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business.
Depleted uranium (DU; also referred to in the past as Q-metal, depletalloy or D-38) is uranium with a lower content of the fissile isotope U-235 than natural uranium.
Richard C. Catledge (November 21, 1920 – August 12, 2007), born in Shawnee, Oklahoma, was a Major General in the US Air Force.
Southern Sky Air Tours, d/b/a Direct Air was an airline business based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA Direct Air started in 2007 and leased aircraft with charter airlines.
The Dominicana DC-9 air disaster, also known as the Dominicana de Aviación Santo Domingo DC-9 air disaster, was an international flight that suffered a fatal accident on February 15, 1970.
Donald Wills Douglas Sr. (April 6, 1892 – February 1, 1981) was an American aircraft industrialist and engineer.
Donnell is both a surname and a given name.
The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a single seat subsonic carrier-capable attack aircraft developed for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps in the early 1950s.
The Douglas Aircraft Company was an American aerospace manufacturer based in Southern California.
The Douglas DC-8 (also known as the McDonnell Douglas DC-8) is an American four-engine long-range narrow-body jet airliner built from 1958 to 1972 by the Douglas Aircraft Company.
Douglas Carl Engelbart (January 30, 1925 – July 2, 2013) was an American engineer and inventor, and an early computer and Internet pioneer.
The Douglas F4D Skyray (later redesignated F-6 Skyray) was an American carrier-based fighter/interceptor built by the Douglas Aircraft Company.
The Douglas World Cruiser (DWC) was developed to meet a requirement from the United States Army Air Service for an aircraft suitable for an attempt at the first flight around the world.
The Douglas-Grumman Scandal was a bribery scandal that rocked Japan in February 1979, concerning the sale of American fighter jets.
Dual containment was an official United States foreign policy aimed at containing Iraq and Iran, Israel's and the United States' two most important strategic adversaries in the Middle East.
Earl Schuyler (Sky) Kleinhans (February 3, 1905 – September 21, 1996) was an airplane and flying boat aeronautical engineering pioneer with primary experience at Sikorsky and Douglas Aircraft where he advanced over a 36-year career to become chief engineer and retired as the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board in 1969 for McDonnell Douglas.
ECHELON, originally a secret government code name, is a surveillance program (signals intelligence/SIGINT collection and analysis network) operated by the US with the aid of four other signatory nations to the UKUSA Security Agreement Given the 5 dialects that use the terms, UKUSA can be pronounced from "You-Q-SA" to "Oo-Coo-SA", AUSCANNZUKUS can be pronounced from "Oz-Can-Zuke-Us" to "Orse-Can-Zoo-Cuss".
Eddystone is a borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Edward "Pete" Cleveland Aldridge Jr. (born August 18, 1938) has served in many top U.S. Defense Department and defense industry jobs, including as Under Secretary of the Air Force from 1981–1986, Director of the National Reconnaissance Office 1981-1988,Laurie, Clayton.
Emerald Air was an airline headquartered in Austin, Texas, United States.
The environmental control system (ECS) of an aircraft provides air supply, thermal control and cabin pressurization for the crew and passengers.
From 1925 to the Iranian Revolution in 1979, Iran was mostly equipped with Western hardware.
Event covers are a type of stamp covers (decorated, stamped and canceled commemorative envelopes) that are created to celebrate an event or note an anniversary.
Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) is an expendable launch system program of the United States Air Force (USAF), intended to assure access to space for Department of Defense and other United States government payloads.
Ewald Heer (July 28, 1930) is an aerospace engineer, author and professor who has worked on robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), and large space structures.
Express Scripts Holding Company is an American Fortune 100 company.
The following events occurred in February 1981.
Fiat Aviazione was an Italian aircraft manufacturer, at one time part of the Fiat group, focused mainly on military aviation.
Traditional FidoNet logo by John Madil FidoNet is a worldwide computer network that is used for communication between bulletin board systems (BBSes).
Fire Birds (originally titled Wings of the Apache and released internationally under that name) is a 1990 action-thriller film directed by David Green and produced by William Badalato, Keith Barish and Arnold Kopelson.
The first aerial circumnavigation of the world was conducted in 1924 by a team of aviators of the United States Army Air Service, the precursor of the United States Air Force.
First Flights was half-hour televised aviation history documentary series.
Flight of the Intruder is a novel written by Stephen Coonts in 1986 telling the stories of United States Navy aviators flying the A-6 Intruder – a two-man, all-weather, aircraft carrier based strike aircraft on missions during the Vietnam War.
A flying wing is a tailless fixed-wing aircraft that has no definite fuselage.
The FMA SAIA 90 was a cancelled air superiority fighter aircraft project, designed by the FMA (Fábrica Militar de Aviones) with the collaboration of Dornier in the mid-1980s.
Fokker was a Dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, Anthony Fokker.
Folks! is a 1992 American comedy-drama film directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Tom Selleck.
The Fort Worth Aviation Museum is an aviation museum located next to Meacham International Airport in Fort Worth, Texas.
Siegfried Fred Singer (born September 27, 1924) is an Austrian-born American physicist and emeritus professor of environmental science at the University of Virginia.
Gary E. Liebl is an American business leader, founding chairman of the board (ret.), QLogic, chairman emeritus at Chaminade University of Honolulu.
Gateway STEM High School (formerly known as Gateway Institute of Technology) is a public magnet high school in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Günter F. Wendt (also spelled Guenter Wendt; August 28, 1923 – May 3, 2010) was a German-born American mechanical engineer noted for his work in the U.S. manned spaceflight program.
GeminiJets 1:400 Virgin Atlantic A340-600 GeminiJets is a die-cast model airplane manufacturer based in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States founded in 1998.
General Dynamics Corporation (GD) is an American aerospace and defense multinational corporation formed by mergers and divestitures.
General Dynamics v. United States,, is a U.S. Supreme Court case in which the State Secrets Privilege prevented the plaintiff from using the evidence it needed to protect itself from an expensive judgement.
A large number of variants of the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon have been produced by General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, and various licensed manufacturers.
The General Dynamics F-16XL is a derivative of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, with a cranked-arrow delta wing.
The General Electric CF6 is a family of high-bypass turbofan engines produced by GE Aviation.
George Ernest (November 20, 1921 – June 25, 2009) was an American actor and World War II Office of Strategic Services (OSS) combat photographer/cameraman.
George Edwin Mueller (July 16, 1918 – October 12, 2015), was an American electrical engineer who was an associate administrator at NASA who headed the Office of Manned Space Flight from September 1963 until December 1969.
The German Air Force (German: Luftwaffe, the German-language generic term for air force) is the aerial warfare branch of the Bundeswehr, the armed forces of Germany.
Glass reinforced aluminium (GLARE) is a fiber metal laminate (FML) composed of several very thin layers of metal (usually aluminium) interspersed with layers of glass-fiber pre-preg, bonded together with a matrix such as epoxy.
The Glenn L. Martin Company was an American aircraft and aerospace manufacturing company founded by aviation pioneer Glenn L. Martin.
Globemaster is the name of three separate airlifters, produced by Douglas Aircraft Company or its successors.
GNOSIS (Great New Operating System In the Sky) is a capability-based operating system that was researched during the 1970s at Tymshare, Inc. It was based on the research of Norman Hardy, Dale E. Jordan, Bill Frantz, Charlie Landau, Jay Jonekait, et al.
GOES 1, designated GOES-A and SMS-C prior to entering service, was a weather satellite operated by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
GOES 2, known as GOES-B before becoming operational, was a geostationary weather satellite which was operated by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as part of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite system.
GOES 3, known as GOES-C before becoming operational, is an American geostationary weather and communications satellite.
GOES 4, known as GOES-D before becoming operational, was a geostationary weather satellite which was operated by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as part of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite system.
GOES 5, known as GOES-E before becoming operational, was a geostationary weather satellite which was operated by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as part of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite system.
GOES 6, known as GOES-F before becoming operational, was a geostationary weather satellite which was operated by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as part of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite system.
GOES 7, known as GOES-H before becoming operational, is an American satellite.
GOES-G was a weather satellite to be operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Gordon G. Grose (born March 1925) was an engineer at the McDonnell-Douglas Corporation.
Gordon Marion Graham (16 February 1918 – 22 March 2008) was a United States Air Force lieutenant general.
Government Aircraft Factories (GAF) was the name of an aircraft manufacturer owned by the Government of Australia based at Fishermans Bend, a suburb of Melbourne in Victoria.
Grady (Gray) Lyda (born July 17, 1954) is an American comic book artist and writer best known for his time travel series, Tempus Fugit, in Star*Reach magazine.
The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is an American supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, twin-tail, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft.
A guidance system is a virtual or physical device, or a group of devices implementing a guidance process used for controlling the movement of a ship, aircraft, missile, rocket, satellite, or any other moving object.
The H–I or H–1 was a Japanese liquid-fuelled carrier rocket, consisting of a licence-produced American first stage and set of booster rockets, and all-Japanese upper stages.
Hagerstown Regional Airport, also known as Richard A. Henson Field, is a county owned public use airport in Washington County, Maryland, United States.
The Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system, developed and manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing Defense, Space & Security).
The Harrier, informally referred to as the Harrier Jump Jet, is a family of jet-powered attack aircraft capable of vertical/short takeoff and landing operations (V/STOL).
Harry William Braun III (born November 6, 1948) is an American renewable energy consultant, researcher, and political candidate.
Harry C. Stonecipher (born May 16, 1936) is a former president and chief executive officer of American aerospace companies McDonnell Douglas and, later, The Boeing Company.
The Hawker Siddeley Harrier, developed in the 1960s, was the first of the Harrier Jump Jet series of aircraft.
Colonel Héctor Andrés Negroni (born January 30, 1938) is an Air Force officer, historian, senior aerospace defense executive, author and the first Puerto Rican graduate of the United States Air Force Academy.
The High Alpha (angle of attack) Research Vehicle was an American modified McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet used by NASA in a 3-phase program investigating controlled flight at high angles of attack using thrust vectoring, modifications to the flight controls, and with actuated forebody strakes.
High Endoatmospheric Defense Interceptor HEDI was the atmospheric missile defense layer developed for the Strategic Defense Initiative, along with Exoatmospheric Reentry-vehicle Interceptor Subsystem.
Today's Airbus SE is the product of international consolidation in the European aerospace industry tracing back to the formation of the Airbus Industrie GIE consortium in 1970.
Delta Air Lines is a major American airline with a history dating back to 1924.
Eglin Air Force Base, a United States Air Force base located southwest of Valparaiso, Florida, was established in 1935 as the Valparaiso Bombing and Gunnery Base.
Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A. (Iberia Airlines of Spain in English), usually shortened to Iberia, is the largest airline of Spain, based in Madrid.
The history of Phoenix, Arizona, goes back millennia, beginning with nomadic paleo-Indians who existed in the Americas in general, and the Salt River Valley in particular, about 9,000 years ago until about 6,000 BC.
The history of Santa Monica, California, covers the significant events and movements in Santa Monica's past.
The history of the Royal Canadian Navy goes back to 1910, when the naval force was created as the Naval Service of Canada and renamed a year later by King George V. The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is one of the three environmental commands of the Canadian Forces.
The history of the Swiss Air Force began in 1914 with the establishment of an ad hoc force consisting of a handful of men in outdated and largely civilian aircraft.
An Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is a Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.
The history of Wichita details the history of Wichita, Kansas from its initial settlement in the 1860s to the present day.
The Holdings of American International Group include the operating entities and subsidiaries of insurance conglomerate American International Group (AIG) that operates in over 130 countries.
HoloVID is a tool originally developed for the holographic dimensional measurement of the internal isogrid structural webbing of the Delta family of launch vehicles in 1981 by Mark Slater.
The Honeywell/ITEC F124 is a low-bypass turbofan engine derived from the civilian Honeywell TFE731.
The Houston Police Department (HPD) is the primary law enforcement agency serving the City of Houston, Texas, United States and some surrounding areas.
The Howard Hughes Corporation is a major real estate development and management company based in Dallas, Texas.
The Hughes Aircraft Company was a major American aerospace and defense contractor founded in 1932 by Howard Hughes in Glendale, California as a division of Hughes Tool Company.
Hughes Helicopters was a major manufacturer of military and civil helicopters from the 1950s to the 1980s.
The Hughes TH-55 Osage was a piston-powered light training helicopter produced for the United States Army.
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California.
The IAE V2500 SuperFan was a design study for a high-bypass geared turbofan derived from the IAE V2500.
Iberia Airlines Flight 933 was an international flight from Madrid Barajas International Airport bound for its destination, Boston-Logan International Airport in Boston, that suffered an runway incident on December 17, 1973.
The Iconography of St. Louis, Missouri is strongly informed by the city's French and German heritages, physical features, and place in American history.
Imeson Field, also known as Jacksonville Imeson Airport, was the airport serving Jacksonville, Florida, from 1927 until its closing in 1968.
Inca Gold is a novel written by Clive Cussler.
Interflug GmbH (Interflug Gesellschaft für internationalen Flugverkehr m.b.H.) was the national airline of East Germany from 1963 to 1990.
The International Aviation Training Centre, IATC, is an Aviation Training Organization under ICAO and JAA regulations, providing services in civil aviation personnel training: pilots, flight attendants, flight dispatchers.
ITT Interconnect Solutions is a globally diversified connector and connector assembly manufacturing company.
Jack J. Pelton is the Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Experimental Aircraft Association and the former CEO of the Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Inc (and now a brand of Textron Aviation).
Jack G. Real (May 31, 1915 – September 6, 2005) was an aerospace pioneer and Howard Hughes confidant.
James Smith "Mac" McDonnell (April 9, 1899 – August 22, 1980) was an American aviator, engineer, and businessman.
Jan Drewes Achenbach (born 20 August 1935) is a professor emeritus (Walter P. Murphy Professor and Distinguished McCormick School Professor) at Northwestern University.
The following events occurred in January 1967.
Jat Airways (Јат ервејз Jat ervejz, stylized as JatAirways) was the national flag carrier and largest airline of Serbia, and formerly Yugoslavia.
The Jet Age is a period in the history of aviation defined by the advent of aircraft powered by turbine engines, and by the social change this brought about.
James A. Chamberlin (May 23, 1915 – March 8, 1981) was a Canadian aerodynamicist who contributed to the design of the Canadian Avro Arrow, NASA's Gemini spacecraft and the Apollo program.
Joseph Patrick "Joe" Faust (born September 21, 1942, in Los Angeles, California, United States) is an American track and field athlete known for the high jump.
Major General John Liu Fugh (September 12, 1934 – May 11, 2010) was the first Chinese American to attain general officer status in the U.S. Army.
John L. Saksun (May 3, 1922 - November 1, 2016) was a Canadian-Czechoslovakian tool and die maker and precision machinist.
John Leahy (born August 1950) is an American businessman.
John F. McDonnell (born 1938) is an American businessman and philanthropist.
The Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) is a guidance kit that converts unguided bombs, or "dumb bombs", into all-weather precision-guided munitions.
Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is a development and acquisition program intended to replace a wide range of existing fighter, strike, and ground attack aircraft for the United States, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Italy, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands and their allies.
Joseph William Kittinger II (born July 27, 1928) is a retired colonel in the United States Air Force and a USAF Command Pilot.
Juan Sánchez Vidal (born January 3, 1958) is a model aircraft collector.
The following events occurred in June 1972.
Kaman Aerospace is an American aerospace company, with headquarters in Bloomfield, Connecticut.
The Kamov Ka-118 is a projected light multirole helicopter with the NOTAR (NO TAil Rotor) configuration based on the McDonnell Douglas design.
Karuna Dharma, known also in Vietnamese as Thich Nu An Tu (1940–2014) was an American Buddhist scholar and nun.
Keith W. Brendley (born 1958) is a leading American authority on active protection systems, and serves as president of Artis, a company which provides high-technology systems to defense and commercial markets.
Keith Walton Tantlinger (March 22, 1919 – August 27, 2011) was a mechanical engineer and inventor.
Ken Blackburn (born March 24, 1963) currently holds the Guinness World Record for time aloft for paper airplanes.
The Kent Air Ambulance was an organisation providing emergency medical services through the provision of a helicopter air ambulance covering the county of Kent in the South East of England, United Kingdom.
The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance is an organisation providing emergency medical services through the provision of a helicopter air ambulance covering the three counties of Kent, Surrey and Sussex in the South East of England, United Kingdom.
The 1976 visit of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden to the United States was the first state visit by a reigning Monarch of Sweden to the United States.
Keeve M. (Kip) Siegel (1923-1975) was a US physicist.
In the Star Trek franchise, the Klingon Empire makes use of several classes of starships.
A kludge or kluge is a workaround or quick-and-dirty solution that is clumsy, inelegant, inefficient, difficult to extend and hard to maintain.
KMS Fusion was the only private sector company to pursue controlled thermonuclear fusion research using laser technology.
Ladue is an inner-ring suburb of St. Louis, located in central St. Louis County, Missouri, United States.
Lady Be Good is a USAAF B-24D Liberator that disappeared without a trace on its first combat mission during World War II.
Laker Airways was a wholly private, British independentindependent from government-owned corporations airline founded by Sir Freddie Laker in 1966.
Laserfilm was a videodisc format developed by McDonnell-Douglas in 1984 that was a transmissive laser-based playback medium (unlike its competitor, laserdisc, which was a reflective system).
Laurette T. Koellner is an American business executive, the former president of Boeing International.
The LIM-49A Spartan was a United States Army anti-ballistic missile, designed to intercept attacking nuclear warheads from Intercontinental ballistic missiles at long range and while still outside the atmosphere.
This is a list of notable accidents and incidents involving military aircraft grouped by the year in which the accident or incident occurred.
This is a year-by-year list of aviation accidents that have occurred at airshows worldwide in the 21st century.
This is a list of aircraft in numerical order of manufacturer followed by alphabetical order beginning with 'M'.
This is a list of aircraft manufacturers sorted alphabetically by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)/common name.
This is a list of aircraft manufacturers sorted alphabetically by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)/common name.
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), previously known as Scandinavian Airlines System, is the national airline of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
This is a list of notable members of Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity.
This is a list of anti-ship missiles.
This is a list of Chancellors of Washington University in St. Louis, founded in 1853.
This is a list of companies founded by Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni, including attendees who enrolled in degree-programs at MIT but did not eventually graduate.
This is a list of companies named after people.
This is a list of notable companies based in the United States.
The following is a list of notable conglomerates.
This list of Delta Upsilon brothers includes notable members of Delta Upsilon fraternity who were regularly pledged and initiated through an undergraduate chapter of the fraternity.
An eponym is a person (real or fictitious) whose name has become identified with a particular object or activity.
Although runway length may be of some academic interest, in terms of usability for airline operations, a runway of at least in length is usually adequate for aircraft weights below approximately.
This list of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni includes students who studied as undergraduates or graduate students at MIT's School of Engineering; School of Science; MIT Sloan School of Management; School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; School of Architecture and Planning; or Whitaker College of Health Sciences.
The McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom II variants were numerous versions and designations of the F-4 and are described below.
This is a list of airlines that have operated the McDonnell Douglas MD-90.
This list is a subsection of the List of members of the National Academy of Engineering, which includes over 2,000 current members of the United States National Academy of Engineering, each of whom is affiliated with one of 12 disciplinary sections.
This list of military aircraft of the United States includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types.
This list of military aircraft of the United States (naval) includes prototype, pre-production and operational types designations under the 1922 United States Navy aircraft designation system, which was used by the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corps, and the United States Coast Guard.
This page is a list of non-governmental entities that currently offer – or are planning to offer – equipment and services geared towards spaceflight, both robotic and human.
This is a list of radars.
This is a list of rotorcraft, including helicopters, autogyros, rotor kites and convertiplanes.
A screw drive is a system used to turn a screw.
The Top 100 Contractors Report on the Federal Procurement Data System lists the top 100 defense contractors by sales to the United States Armed Forces and Department of Defense.
Frank Gehry is a Pritzker Prize-winning architect.
The X-planes are a series of experimental United States aircraft and rockets, used to test and evaluate new technologies and aerodynamic concepts.
Little Rock Central High School (LRCHS) is an accredited comprehensive public high school in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States.
Lockheed Have Blue was the code name for Lockheed's proof of concept demonstrator that preceded the production F-117 Nighthawk stealth aircraft.
The Lockheed Martin A-4AR Fightinghawk is a major upgrade of the McDonnell Douglas A-4M Skyhawk attack aircraft developed for the Argentine Air Force which entered service in 1998.
The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is a fifth-generation, single-seat, twin-engine, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force (USAF).
The Lockheed Martin X-33 was an unmanned, sub-scale technology demonstrator suborbital spaceplane developed in the 1990s under the U.S. government-funded Space Launch Initiative program.
The Lockheed/Boeing/General Dynamics YF-22 was an American single-seat, twin-engine fighter aircraft technology demonstrator designed for the United States Air Force (USAF).
Long Beach Airport is a city-owned public airport three miles northeast of downtown Long Beach, in Los Angeles County, California.
Long Beach Studios is an American film studio under development at the former Boeing factory in Long Beach, California.
Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California.
Lonnie Ortega (born October 3, 1946 in California) is an American artist specializing in aviation art.
Los Angeles International Airport is the primary international airport serving Los Angeles, California.
Luigi Colani (born Lutz Colani 2 August 1928), is a German industrial designer of Kurdish descent.
The M141 Bunker Defeat Munition (BDM), or SMAW-D ("Disposable"), is a single-shot, shoulder-launched weapon designed to defeat hardened structures.
The M242 Bushmaster is a 25 mm (25×137mm) chain-driven autocannon.
The M47 Dragon, known as the FGM-77 during development, is an American shoulder-fired, man-portable anti-tank missile system.
The MA-31 was a conversion of the Kh-31 anti-ship missile, developed by the Soviet Union during the 1980s, for use as a target drone by the United States Navy.
Malton is a neighbourhood in the northeastern part of the city of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, located to the northwest of Toronto.
The maneuverable reentry vehicle (abbreviated MARV or MaRV) is a type of ballistic missile whose warhead is capable of autonomous tracking ground targets.
Marconi Electronic Systems (MES), or GEC-Marconi as it was until 1998, was the defence arm of The General Electric Company (GEC).
Marisat satellites were the first maritime telecommunications satellites and were designed to provide dependable telecommunications for commercial shipping and the U.S. Navy from stable geosynchronous orbital locations over the three major ocean regions.
Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School or "MICDS" is a secular, co-educational, private school home to more than 1,200 students ranging from grades Junior Kindergarten (age 4) through 12, including a separate "lower school" for children in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 4 known as the Ronald Beasley or "Beasley" School, the MICDS "Middle School", spanning grades 5 through 8, and the "Upper School", consisting of grades 9 through 12.
Mary Louise Cleave (born 5 February 1947) is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.
The Matchbox Sky Busters are a range of die-cast model aircraft produced under the Matchbox brand, initially by Lesney Products and later by Mattel.
Maxwell White Hunter II (March 11, 1922 – November 10, 2001) was a prominent American aerospace engineer.
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The McDonnell Aircraft Corporation was an American aerospace manufacturer based in St. Louis, Missouri.
The McDonnell Douglas/General Dynamics A-12 Avenger II was a proposed American attack aircraft from McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics.
The McDonnell Douglas A-4G Skyhawk is a variant of the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk attack aircraft developed for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).
The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) AV-8B Harrier II is a single-engine ground-attack aircraft that constitutes the second generation of the Harrier Jump Jet family.
The McDonnell Douglas Barbarian was a launch vehicle proposed by McDonnell Douglas in 1987 which would have been used to orbit the Zenith Star chemical laser as part of the Strategic Defense Initiative.
The McDonnell Douglas C-9 is a military version of the McDonnell Douglas DC-9 airliner.
The McDonnell Douglas CF-18 Hornet (official military designation CF-188) is a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) (formerly Canadian Forces Air Command) fighter aircraft, based on the American McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet fighter.
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The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engine wide-body jet airliner manufactured by McDonnell Douglas.
The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially known as the Douglas DC-9) is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner.
The DC-X, short for Delta Clipper or Delta Clipper Experimental, was an unmanned prototype of a reusable single-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle built by McDonnell Douglas in conjunction with the United States Department of Defense's Strategic Defense Initiative Organization (SDIO) from 1991 to 1993.
The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft designed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) to gain and maintain air supremacy in all aspects of aerial combat.
The McDonnell Douglas F-15 STOL/MTD (Short Takeoff and Landing/Maneuver Technology Demonstrator) is a modified F-15 Eagle.
The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15E Strike Eagle is an American all-weather multirole strike fighter derived from the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle.
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor and fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) operated 24 McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II fighter-bomber aircraft in the ground attack role between 1970 and 1973.
F-4 Phantom II non-U.S. operators are the non-U.S. nations with air forces that operate or used to operate the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II.
The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation).
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has operated McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet fighter aircraft since 1984.
The McDonnell Douglas High Speed Civil Transport was a proposed supersonic airliner design that was the subject of internal and NASA contract studies in 1996.
The McDonnell Douglas KC-10 Extender is an aerial refueling tanker aircraft operated by the United States Air Force (USAF).
The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 is an American three-engine medium- to long-range wide-body jet airliner, manufactured by McDonnell Douglas and, later, by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The McDonnell Douglas MD-12 was an aircraft design study undertaken by the McDonnell Douglas company in the 1990s for a "superjumbo" aircraft, first conceived as a trijet larger than the MD-11, then stretched to a 4-engine airliner.
The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 is a series of twin-engine, short- to medium-range, single-aisle commercial jet airliners.
The McDonnell Douglas MD-90 is a twin-engine, short- to medium-range, single-aisle commercial jet airliner.
The McDonnell Douglas MD-94X was a planned propfan-powered airliner, intended to begin production in 1994.
The United Kingdom operated the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II as one of its principal combat aircraft from the 1960s to the early 1990s.
The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) T-45 Goshawk is a highly modified version of the British BAE Systems Hawk land-based training jet aircraft.
The McDonnell Douglas (later Boeing) X-36 Tailless Fighter Agility Research Aircraft was an American subscale prototype jet designed to fly without the traditional tail assembly found on most aircraft.
The McDonnell Douglas YC-15 was a prototype four-engine short take-off and landing (STOL) tactical transport.
McDonnell Park is a county park in unincorporated Central St. Louis County between the cities of Overland, St. Ann, Creve Coeur and Maryland Heights.
MD, Md, mD or md may refer to.
MD Helicopters, Inc. is an American aerospace manufacturer that produces helicopters primarily for commercial use.
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A medium-lift launch vehicle - MLV a rocket orbital launch vehicle that is capable of lifting between of payload into Low Earth orbit - LEO.
A metrication programme for the United Kingdom was announced by the government in 1965 at the behest of the engineering industry and received government approval on condition that its implementation was voluntary, that it was implemented on an industry-by-industry basis and that costs were absorbed where they fell.
Colin Michael Foale (born 6 January 1957) is a British-American astrophysicist and former NASA astronaut.
Michael John Estocin (April 27, 1931 – April 26, 1967 (presumed)) was a United States Navy officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War.
Michael John Wendl (born June 6, 1934) is an engineer who worked at the McDonnell-Douglas Corporation, mainly in the area of aerospace control.
Michael M. Sears (born July 16, 1947) is a former Boeing executive and convicted felon.
Microdata Corporation was an Irvine, California-based computer company that.
Midway Airlines was a United States airline founded on August 6, 1976, by investor Kenneth T. Carlson and joined by Irving T. Tague and William B. Owens in an October 13, 1976, filing with the Civil Aeronautics Board (CA) for an airline operating certificate.
Michael James Massimino (born August 19, 1962) is an American professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia University and a former NASA astronaut.
A military helicopter is a helicopter that is either specifically built or converted for use by military forces.
is an airport in Misawa, a city in the Aomori Prefecture of Japan.
Mission to Mars was an attraction located in Tomorrowland at Disneyland and at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
Mississauga Cogeneration Plant is a natural gas power station partially owned by TransAlta and located within Toronto Pearson International Airport.
The Mitsubishi F-15J/DJ Eagle is a twin-engine, all-weather air superiority fighter based on the McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle in use by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF).
The Mitsubishi F-2 is a multirole fighter derived from the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon, and manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Lockheed Martin for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, with a 60/40 split in manufacturing between Japan and the United States.
"Mixed motive" discrimination is a category of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The Mk 153 Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW) is a shoulder-launched rocket weapon with the primary function of being a portable assault weapon (e.g. bunker buster) and a secondary anti-armor rocket launcher.
Mohammad Daoud Sultanzoy (1952 - 22 October 2015) is an Afghan presenter and politician elected to represent Ghazni Province in Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of its National Legislature, in 2005.
The Mojave Air and Space Port, also known as the Civilian Aerospace Test Center, is located in Mojave, California, at an elevation of.
In the United States, multidistrict litigation (MDL) refers to a special federal legal procedure designed to speed the process of handling complex cases, such as air disaster litigation or complex product liability suits.
A multirole combat aircraft (MRCA) is a combat aircraft intended to perform different roles in combat.
The N-I or N-1 was a derivative of the American Delta rocket, produced under licence in Japan.
The N-II or N-2 was a derivative of the American Delta rocket, produced under licence in Japan.
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is a state-federal partnership to develop and deploy national-scale cyberinfrastructure that advances research, science and engineering based in the United States of America.
The National Launch System (or New Launch System) was a study authorized in 1991 by President George H. W. Bush to outline alternatives to the Space Shuttle for access to Earth Orbit.
Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) is a United States Navy base located near Oxnard, California.
The Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) is an astronaut training facility and neutral buoyancy pool operated by NASA and located at the Sonny Carter Training Facility, near the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
A neutral buoyancy pool or neutral buoyancy tank is a pool of water in which neutral buoyancy is used to train astronauts for extravehicular activity and the development of procedures.
The New Fighter Aircraft Project (NFA) was a Government of Canada defence procurement project undertaken in the late 1970s that saw the Department of National Defence (DND) select a single new fighter jet to replace the fleets of CF-101 Voodoo, CF-104 Starfighter and CF-116 Freedom Fighter aircraft in the Canadian Forces.
Nicolaas Peter Vanos (April 13, 1963 – August 16, 1987) was an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association.
The Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation (日本航空機製造 Nihon Kōkūki Seizō), or NAMC, was the manufacturer of Japan's only successful civilian airliner, the YS-11.
NIST Enterprise Architecture Model (NIST EA Model) is a late-1980s reference model for enterprise architecture.
NLS, or the "oN-Line System", was a revolutionary computer collaboration system from the 1960s.
Normalair Garrett Limited (NGL), or Normalair, was a British manufacturing company based in Yeovil, Somerset, England, which manufactured high altitude life support equipment for the aerospace industry.
The DC-3 was a proposed spaceplane designed by Maxime Faget at the Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) in Houston.
Northgate Information Solutions Limited (Northgate) is the holding company of NGA Human Resources, a provider of specialist software and outsourcing services for human resources (HR) and payroll, based in the United Kingdom.
Northrop Corporation was a leading United States aircraft manufacturer from its formation in 1939 until its 1994 merger with Grumman to form Northrop Grumman.
The Northrop (later Northrop Grumman) B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber, is an American heavy penetration strategic bomber, featuring low observable stealth technology designed for penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses; it is a flying wing design with a crew of two.
The Northrop YF-17 (nicknamed "Cobra") was a prototype lightweight fighter aircraft designed for the United States Air Force's Lightweight Fighter (LWF) technology evaluation program.
The Northrop/McDonnell Douglas YF-23 was an American single-seat, twin-engine stealth fighter aircraft technology demonstrator designed for the United States Air Force (USAF).
Northwest Airlines Flight 255, a McDonnell Douglas MD-82, crashed shortly after takeoff from Detroit Metropolitan Airport on August 16, 1987, at about 8:46 p.m. EDT (00:46 UTC August 17), killing all six crew members and 148 of its 149 passengers, along with two people on the ground.
NOTAR (no tail rotor) is a helicopter system which avoids the use of a tail rotor.
Otto C. Koppen (1901 – 1991) was an American aircraft engineer.
Panda Express is a fast casual restaurant chain which serves American Chinese cuisine.
Paradigm Entertainment (previously part of Paradigm Simulation) was an American video game development company.
Patrick J. Hanratty is an American computer scientist and businessperson who is known as the "Father of CAD/CAM"—computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing.
Paul Taylor is an American engineer, a pioneer in development of telecommunications devices for the deaf (also known as TTYs).
The Payload Assist Module (PAM) is a modular upper stage designed and built by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing), using Thiokol Star-series solid propellant rocket motors.
Peggy Tsiang Cherng (pronounced Chur-ng, born 1947/1948) is an American billionaire businesswoman.
The Pelikan tail is an experimental tail design for fighter jets.
Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. (June 2, 1930 – July 8, 1999), (Captain, USN), was an American NASA astronaut, aeronautical engineer, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and during the Apollo 12 mission became the third man to walk on the Moon.
Peter "Navy" Tuiasosopo (born December 22, 1963 in San Pedro, California) is an American-Samoan actor known for his roles as E. Honda in Universal Pictures Street Fighter and Manumana in the Paramount Pictures film Necessary Roughness.
Peter Hughes is a multi-instrumentalist currently with the band the Mountain Goats.
Phil Belbin (1925–1993) was an Australian artist, illustrator, cartoonist and amateur cinematographer.
Philip Bono (13 January 1921 – 23 May 1993) was a Douglas Aircraft Company engineer.
Philip Murray Condit (born August 2, 1941) is an American businessman who was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Boeing company from 1996 to 2003.
The Philippine Air Force (PAF; Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas, Fuerza Aérea de Filipinas) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
The Pick operating system (often called just "the Pick system" or simply "Pick") is a demand-paged, multiuser, virtual memory, time-sharing computer operating system based around a unique MultiValue database.
The 1967 Hendersonville mid-air collision occurred when a Piedmont Airlines Boeing 727-22 and a twin-engine Cessna 310 collided on July 19, 1967 over Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA.
The Global Geospace Science (GGS) Polar Satellite was a NASA science spacecraft designed to study the polar magnetosphere and aurora.
Project Alpha was an elaborate hoax that began in 1979 and ended with its deliberate disclosure in 1983.
Project Nike, (Greek: Νίκη, "Victory", pronounced), was a U.S. Army project, proposed in May 1945 by Bell Laboratories, to develop a line-of-sight anti-aircraft missile system.
Project POSTAR was the first space experiment created entirely by members of the Boy Scouts of America.
A propfan or open rotor engine is a type of aircraft engine related in concept to both the turboprop and turbofan, but distinct from both.
The Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum is a combination of the Weisbrod Museum and the International B-24 Memorial Museum, designed to honor the men and women who served during World War II with emphasis on the Pueblo Army Air Base and the B-24 Liberator bomber.
Real-time Programming Language (RPL) is a compiled database programming language used on CMC/Microdata/McDonnell Douglas REALITY databases, derived and expanded from the PROC procedure language, with much extra functionality added.
REDjet Caribbean Ltd., operating as REDjet (Airone Caribbean/Airone Ventures Limited), was a startup low-cost carrier (LCC) based at the Grantley Adams International Airport in Christ Church, Barbados,"." REDjet.
A reduced-gravity aircraft is a type of fixed-wing aircraft that provides brief near-weightless environments for training astronauts, conducting research and making gravity-free movie shots.
Registrar was software used in the personnel or human resources (HR) area of businesses.
A reusable launch system (RLS, or reusable launch vehicle, RLV) is a space launch system intended to allow for recovery of all or part of the system for later reuse.
The RIM-113 Shipboard Intermediate Range Combat System, or SIRCS, was an advanced surface-to-air missile proposed by the United States Navy in the 1970s.
Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, or RNAS Yeovilton, (HMS Heron) is an airfield of the Royal Navy and British Army, sited a few miles north of Yeovil, somerset, just off the Dorset border.
Roadog is a motorcycle built by engineer and motorcycle enthusiast Wild Bill Gelbke between 1962 and 1965.
Robbins is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Scott County, Tennessee.
Robert Edward Cox (March 12, 1917 – December 16, 1989) was an American optical engineer and a popularizer of amateur telescope making.
Robert Hauschild Liebeck is an American aerodynamicist, professor and aerospace engineer at the Boeing Company.
Robert E. Hails (January 20, 1923 – March 16, 2012) was an American military officer who served as the vice commander of Tactical Air Command, Air Force deputy chief of staff for systems and logistics at the Pentagon, and commander of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center.
Robert Edward Williams (born 1942) is an American designer, mathematician, and architect.
The Rockwell X-30 was an advanced technology demonstrator project for the National Aero-Space Plane (NASP), part of a United States project to create a single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) spacecraft and passenger spaceliner.
Rodolfo Neri Vela (born 19 February 1952) is a Mexican scientist and astronaut who flew aboard a NASA Space Shuttle mission in the year 1985.
Roger A. Krone (born c. 1956) is an aerospace engineer who is currently a chief executive officer of Leidos.
Rolls-Royce was a British luxury car and later an aero engine manufacturing business established in 1904 by the partnership of Charles Rolls and Henry Royce.
The Saint Louis Science Center, founded as a planetarium in 1963, is a collection of buildings including a science museum and planetarium in St. Louis, Missouri, on the southeastern corner of Forest Park.
San Dewayne Francisco, Major, USAF (born 1944) is an officer in the United States Air Force who is missing in action (MIA) from the Vietnam War.
San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM, formerly the San Diego Aerospace Museum) is an aviation and space exploration museum in San Diego, California, United States.
Sandra Hall Magnus (born October 30, 1964) is an American engineer and a former NASA astronaut.
Sanford "Sandy" Noyes McDonnell (October 12, 1922 – March 19, 2012) was an American engineer, businessman and philanthropist.
Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States.
Santiago Municipal Airport was a both passenger and military airport located in the Center of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.
Scandinavian Airlines System Flight 933 was a scheduled international flight from Denmark to the United States that on January 13, 1969, crashed into Santa Monica Bay at 19:21, approximately west of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in California, United States.
The Sikorsky S-300 (formerly Hughes 300 and Schweizer 300) family of light utility helicopters was originally produced by Hughes Helicopters, as a development of the Hughes 269.
Scientific Data Systems, or SDS, was an American computer company founded in September 1961 by Max Palevsky and Robert Beck, veterans of Packard Bell and Bendix, along with eleven other computer scientists.
Scottish Americans or Scots Americans (Scottish Gaelic: Ameireaganaich Albannach; Scots-American) are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in Scotland.
The Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve.
Sentry, known for most of its lifetime as LoADS for Low Altitude Defense System, was a short-range anti-ballistic missile (ABM) design made by the US Army during the 1970s.
Shape Data Limited is a computer software company in Cambridge, England that specializes in developing programs for engineering and manufacturing professionals.
Shenyang Aircraft Corporation or Shenyang Aerospace Corporation is a Chinese civilian and military aircraft manufacturer located in Shenyang, a subsidiary of AVIC.
NX, formerly known as "UG".
Siemens PLM Software (formerly UGS) is a computer software company specializing in 3D & 2D Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.
Sinclair Matthew Skinner (born May 31, 1969) is an African American engineer, human rights activist, political adviser, serial entrepreneur and former elected official in Washington, D.C. He is a Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology evangelist and an advocate of the advancement of African communities in relation to the African Diaspora.
The Singapore Airlines fleet consists of wide-body aircraft from five aircraft families: the Airbus A330, Airbus A350, Airbus A380, Boeing 777 and Boeing 787.
A single-stage-to-orbit (or SSTO) vehicle reaches orbit from the surface of a body without jettisoning hardware, expending only propellants and fluids.
Sky Television plc was a public limited company which operated a nine-channel satellite television service, launched by Rupert Murdoch's News International on 5 February 1989.
Skylab was the United States' space station that orbited the Earth from 1973 to 1979, when it fell back to Earth amid huge worldwide media attention.
Skylab B was a proposed second US space station similar to Skylab that was planned to be launched by NASA for different purposes, mostly involving the Apollo–Soyuz Test Project, but was canceled due to lack of funding.
A small-lift launch vehicle is a rocket orbital launch vehicle that is capable of lifting up to of payload into low Earth orbit (LEO).
Smokers Express (or Smokers Express Airlines) was a Cocoa Beach, Florida-based company that would have provided smoking flights to destinations within the United States.
is a sogo shosha (general trading company) based in Tokyo, Japan.
Sojourner is the Mars Pathfinder robotic Mars rover that landed on in the Ares Vallis region, and explored Mars for around three months.
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP (informally Sonnenschein) was an international law firm with nearly 800 lawyers and other professionals in the United States and Europe, serving businesses, non-profits and individuals.
Southern California Logistics Airport, also known as Victorville Airport, is a public airport located in the city of Victorville in San Bernardino County, California, approximately north of San Bernardino.
Space debris (also known as space junk, space waste, space trash, space litter or space garbage) is a term for the mass of defunct, artificially created objects in space, most notably in Earth orbit, such as old satellites and spent rocket stages.
On January 28, 1986, the NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L and the tenth flight of (OV-99) broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members, which consisted of five NASA astronauts and two payload specialists.
Even before the Project Apollo moon landing in 1969, NASA began studies of space shuttle designs as early as October 1968.
Space tourism is space travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes.
Spanair Flight 5022 (JK5022) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Barcelona–El Prat Airport to Gran Canaria Airport, Spain, via Madrid–Barajas Airport that crashed just after take-off from runway 36L at Madrid Airport at 14:24 CEST (12:24 UTC) on 20 August 2008.
Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102) is the second ship of the new F-100 class of air defence frigates entering service with the Spanish Navy in 2003.
Álvaro de Bazán is the lead ship of the of air defence frigates entering service with the Spanish Navy.
Blas de Lezo (F-103) is a Spanish Navy guided missile frigate of the Alvaro de Bazan (F100) class.
Cristóbal Colón is the fifth and last ship of the of air defence frigates entering service with the Spanish Navy.
Méndez Núñez (F-104) is the fourth ship of the new F-100 class of air defense frigates entering the service with the Spanish Navy in 2006.
Stanton Terry Friedman (born July 29, 1934) is a retired nuclear physicist and professional ufologist who resides in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Star Cops is a British science fiction television series first broadcast on BBC2 in 1987.
Star Trek: First Contact is a 1996 American science fiction film directed by Jonathan Frakes in his directorial debut, and based on the franchise of the same name created by Gene Roddenberry.
Stealth aircraft are designed to avoid detection using a variety of technologies that reduce reflection/emission of radar, infrared, visible light, radio-frequency (RF) spectrum, and audio, collectively known as stealth technology.
Stephen Knapp (October 15, 1947November 24, 2017) was an American artist best known for his use of the medium of lightpainting.
Steve Frank (born May 2, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri) was a U.S. soccer midfielder who spent six seasons in the North American Soccer League.
Storm Shadow is a British, French and Italian low-observable air-launched cruise missile, manufactured by MBDA.
The Stout 3-AT trimotor was the first all-metal trimotor built in America.
Stout Metal Airplane Division of the Ford Motor Company was an American aircraft manufacturer founded by William Bushnell Stout as the Stout Metal Airplane Co. in 1922.
STS-41-D was the 12th flight of NASA's Space Shuttle program, and the first mission of Space Shuttle ''Discovery''.
STS-5 was the fifth NASA Space Shuttle mission and the fifth flight of the Space Shuttle ''Columbia''.
Subodh Karnik was the President and Chief Executive Officer of now defunct ATA Airlines.
Summa Corporation was the name adopted for the business interests of Howard Hughes after he sold the tool division of Hughes Tool Company in 1972.
Superplastic forming (SPF) is an industrial process used for creating precise and complex components out of certain types of materials called superplastic materials.
Superplastic forming and diffusion bonding (SPF/DB) is a technique allowing to manufacture complex-shaped hollow metallic parts.
Swarmjet was an extremely short-range single-shot anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system proposed by the United States as a defensive measure during the development of the MX missile.
Swissair Flight 111 (IATA: SR111, ICAO: SWR111) was a scheduled international passenger flight from New York City, United States, to Geneva, Switzerland.
The T-X program has been established to enable the United States Air Force to buy a new two-seat jet trainer for fast-jet training to replace the Northrop T-38 Talon; the average age of the T-38 fleet is over 50 years.
TAESA (Transportes Aéreos Ejecutivos) was a low cost airline with its headquarters in No.
The tail rotor is a smaller rotor mounted so that it rotates vertically or near-vertically at the end of the tail of a traditional single-rotor helicopter.
Team Apache is an attack helicopter flight simulator developed by Simis and published by Mindscape Group.
Tecwyn Roberts (10 October 1925 – 27 December 1988) was a Welsh-born American spaceflight engineer who in the 1960s played important roles in designing the Mission Control Center at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas and creating NASA’s worldwide tracking and communications network.
Tennessee Technological University, popularly known as Tennessee Tech, is an accredited public university located in Cookeville, Tennessee, United States, a city approximately 70 miles (110 km) east of Nashville.
Bernie Glassman (born January 18, 1939) is an American Zen Buddhist roshi and founder of the Zen Peacemakers (previously the Zen Community of New York), an organization established in 1980.
Theodosios Alexander, Sc.D., is the Director of Interdisciplinary Research Collaborations at Saint Louis University.
The Thomas Jefferson Library is the main library for the University of Missouri–St. Louis, the largest public university in the St. Louis Metropolitan Area.
Thomas Patten Stafford (born September 17, 1930; Lt Gen, USAF, Ret.) is an American former Air Force officer, test pilot, and NASA astronaut.
Timothy Buzza (born April 19, 1964) is an American engineer, former vice president at SpaceX, and current vice president at Virgin Orbit.
Timothy Michael Dolan (born February 6, 1950) is an American cardinal prelate of the Catholic Church.
A tip jet refers to the jet nozzles at the tip of some helicopter rotor blades, to spin the rotor, much like a Catherine wheel firework.
Tom Palazzolo (born 1937) is an American experimental filmmaker, photographer and artist.
The Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) is a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile that is primarily used by the United States Navy and Royal Navy in ship and submarine-based land-attack operations.
Tourism in Antarctica started with sea 1960s.
Trans World Airlines (TWA) was a major American airline from 1924 until 2001.
Transport in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was an important part of the nation's economy.
A trijet is a jet aircraft powered by three jet engines.
Tulsa International Airport is a civil-military airport five miles (8 km) northeast of downtown Tulsa, in Tulsa County, Oklahoma.
Trans World Airlines (TWA) Flight 553 was a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15 jet airliner, registration N1063T, operated by Trans World Airlines in American airspace en route from Pittsburgh to Dayton.
A twinjet or twin-engine jet is a jet aircraft powered by two engines.
Tymnet was an international data communications network headquartered in Cupertino, California that used virtual call packet switched technology and X.25, SNA/SDLC, ASCII and BSC interfaces to connect host computers (servers) at thousands of large companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.
Tymshare, Inc. was a time-sharing service and third-party hardware maintenance company competing with companies such as Four-Phase Systems, CompuServe, and Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC, Digital).
The United States military has developed a number of Helicopter Armament Subsystems since the early 1960s.
UGS was a computer software company headquartered in Plano, Texas, specializing in 3D & 2D Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software.
Ulysses is a decommissioned robotic space probe whose primary mission was to orbit the Sun and study it at all latitudes.
United Airlines Flight 232 was a DC-10, registered as N1819U, that crash-landed at Sioux City, Iowa on July 19, 1989 after suffering catastrophic failure of its tail-mounted engine, which led to the loss of many flight controls.
United States Air Force Plant 42 (Plant 42) is a classified United States Government aircraft manufacturing plant, used by the United States Air Force.
The United States Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office (USAF SEEK EAGLE Office, AFSEO) was started to improve the combat capability of the warfighter.
The United States Air Force Stability and Control Digital DATCOM is a computer program that implements the methods contained in the USAF Stability and Control DATCOM to calculate the static stability, control and dynamic derivative characteristics of fixed-wing aircraft.
A United States Department of Defense aerospace vehicle designation is determined by a detailed protocol which identifies all aircraft, helicopters, rockets, missiles, spacecraft, and other aerial vehicles in military use by the United States Armed Forces.
US Airways (formerly known as USAir) was a major American airline that ceased to operate independently when the Federal Aviation Administration granted a single operating certificate (SOC) for US Airways and American Airlines on April 8, 2015.
The United States Air Force Stability and Control DATCOM is a collection, correlation, codification, and recording of best knowledge, opinion, and judgment in the area of aerodynamic stability and control prediction methods.
USCGC Matagorda (WPB-1303) is an ''Island''-class patrol boat of the United States Coast Guard.
ValuJet Airlines, later known as AirTran Airlines after the other airline- AirTran Airways, was an American low-cost carrier airline, headquartered in unincorporated Clayton County, Georgia, that operated regularly scheduled domestic and international flights in the Eastern United States and Canada during the 1990s.
Videodisc (or video disc) is a general term for a laser- or stylus-readable random-access disc that contains both audio and analog video signals recorded in an analog form.
The Virginia Air and Space Center is a museum and educational facility in Hampton, Virginia that also serves as the visitors center for NASA's Langley Research Center and Langley Air Force Base.
Voestalpine AG is an international steel-based technology and capital goods group based in Linz, Austria.
The Vought/General Dynamics Model 1600 series was a prototype fighter aircraft proposal designed for the United States Navy's Navy Air Combat Fighter (NACF) program.
The Vultee Aircraft Corporation became an independent company in 1939 in Los Angeles County, California.
VX-4, Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Four, (AIRTEVRON FOUR), commonly referred to by its nickname, The Evaluators) was a United States Navy air test and evaluation squadron based at Naval Air Station Point Mugu, California. Their tail code was XF, and they flew the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, Grumman F-14 Tomcat and the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet until their disestablishment in 1994.
Warren Bradford "Brad" Rigdon (born 1939) is an American engineer and former business executive at McDonnell Douglas, also known for developing the NIST Enterprise Architecture Model.
Washington-Virginia Airport was an airport that was located in Fairfax County, Virginia from 1947 to 1970.
West Caribbean Airways S.A. (WCA) was a commercial airline founded in 1998 with its headquarters on the grounds of Olaya Herrera Airport in Medellín, Colombia.
Western Airlines Flight 2605, nicknamed the "Night Owl" (Spanish: "El Tecolote"), was an international scheduled passenger flight from Los Angeles, California, to Mexico City, Mexico.
The Western Museum of Flight (WMOF) is an aviation museum located at Zamperini Field, the municipal airport in Torrance, California.
William "Wild Bill" Gelbke (born in 1938, in Green Bay, Wisconsin) was an American engineer and motorcycle designer.
William Edward Boeing (October 1, 1881 – September 28, 1956) was an American aviation pioneer who founded The Boeing Company in 1916.
William Luther Pierce III (September 11, 1933 – July 23, 2002) was an American white supremacist, author, and political activist.
William R. Orthwein Jr. (1917–2011) was an American businessman and philanthropist.
The Global Geospace Science (GGS) Wind satellite is a NASA science spacecraft launched at 04:31:00 EST on November 1, 1994, from launch pad 17B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Merritt Island, Florida aboard a McDonnell Douglas Delta II 7925-10 rocket.
World Airways Flight 30 was a McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30CF airliner which suffered a fatality incident upon landing at Boston Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, USA after departing Newark International Airport (now Newark Liberty International Airport), Newark, New Jersey, USA on January 23, 1982.
An X-ray astronomy satellite studies X-ray emissions from celestial objects, as part of a branch of space science known as X-ray astronomy.
X.PC is a deprecated communications protocol developed by McDonnell-Douglas for connecting a personal computer to its Tymnet packet-switched public data telecommunications network.
Yeehaw Junction is a census-designated place (CDP) in Osceola County, Florida, United States.
Yehudi lights are lamps of automatically-controlled brightness placed on the front and leading edges of an aircraft to raise the aircraft's luminance to the average brightness of the sky, a form of active camouflage using counter-illumination.
Yuma International Airport is a joint use airport with civilian and military flight activity operated in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps via the Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.
Zonal Safety Analysis (ZSA) is one of three analytical methods which, taken together, form a Common Cause Analysis (CCA) in aircraft safety engineering under SAE ARP4761.
A zoom climb is a climb where the rate of climb is greater than the maximum for a sustained climb, as determined from the thrust of the aircraft's engines.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1954.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1967.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1968.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1971.
It was also declared the International Women's Year by the United Nations and the European Architectural Heritage Year by the Council of Europe.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1978.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1979.
The following is an outline of 1979 in spaceflight.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1981.
On 6 September 1982, a Danish frigate, the HDMS ''Peder Skram'', accidentally fired a Harpoon missile during maneuvers in the Kattegat.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1982.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1984.
The year 1986 saw the destruction of Space Shuttle Challenger shortly after lift-off, killing all seven aboard, the first in-flight deaths of American astronauts.
Events from the year 1987 in the United States.
The following is an outline of 1989 in spaceflight.
Events from the year 1989 in the United States.
The following is an outline of 1990 in spaceflight.
This is a list of spaceflights launched between January and June 1991.
The following is an outline of 1992 in spaceflight.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1993.
The following is an outline of 1993 in spaceflight.
1996 was the bloodiest year for commercial aviation since 1985: 1,845 people were killed in aviation accidents.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1997.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1998.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1999.
425 Tactical Fighter Squadron (425e Escadron d'appui tactique, also "Alouette" (skylark) Squadron, is a unit of the Royal Canadian Air Force. It operates CF-18 Hornet fighter jets from CFB Bagotville in Quebec, Canada. The squadron was originally formed during the Second World War.
The 525th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force unit.
The 6555th Aerospace Test Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 71st Fighter Training Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force, and part of the 1st Operations Group of the 1st Fighter Wing.
90 Days is a video news magazine produced by McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis, MO and distributed at the end of every business quarter (hence the show's title) through the mail to employees and shareholders of the company in VHS format.
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