• WordNet 3.6
    • v aviate operate an airplane "The pilot flew to Cuba"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first lightweight luggage designed for air travel was conceived by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.
    • v. i Aviate To fly, or navigate the air, in an aëroplane or heavier-than-air flying machine.
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  • Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
    Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
    “Aviation is proof that given, the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible.”


In literature:

This was enough to tell them that the fleeing aviator had headed straight toward the spot where they were crouching.
"The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields" by Lieut. Howard Payson
When I reached the aviation field the next afternoon two of the planes had already left; Wilhelm also.
"An Aviator's Field Book" by Oswald Bölcke
Fierce, terrible shocks of fear gripped the exhausted aviator.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
Unable to retreat, the helpless aviators stood to meet the engulfing wave of hoplites.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
But the aviator who had spotted the globe would have seen the shredded contents of the sphere about.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science January 1931" by Various
The aviator arrived promptly at six, just as he did yesterday.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
The aviator was thrown out and came near drowning.
"Modern Americans" by Chester Sanford
This mountain of light may be connected with the vanishing of all the aviators.
"Astounding Stories, April, 1931" by Various
You'd know he would make a splendid aviator.
"The Camerons of Highboro" by Beth B. Gilchrist
We would have no pianists, violinists, dancers, aviators, inventors or workers of any kind without them.
"How to Analyze People on Sight" by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

In news:

Although the unit itself did not deploy to Korea, by April 1951 nearly all the original aviators and forty percent of the enlisted Marines in the squadron had been detached and sent overseas for combat duty.
It could dish it out and it could take it, and many Marine and USN aviators owe their lives to the Corsair 's being able to bring them home even when huge chunks of it had been blown off.
A single-engine airplane crashed in Fontana Saturday at about 8 pm The plane made an emergency landing due to engine problems, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Craven aviation program gets new director.
Greg Purvis wants to see students connect with the same passion for aviation he has had all of his life.
Purvis, 48, is the new director of the Aviation Systems Technology program at the Havelock campus of Craven Community College.
NATA Summit covers criminalization in aviation.
The Curtiss Flying Boat Centennial Celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept 15, at Depot Park in Hammondsport, N.Y, home of aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss .
Trevor Frase recently joined West Star Aviation as maintenance manager at the company's Dallas Love Field location.
The Federal Aviation Regulations are Debatable .
New Aviation Management Bachelors Degree Program Announced in Oshkosh.
EBAA and their colleague business aviation associations, working with IBAC, are calling for the development of such a global agreement under the leadership of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
Directional Aviation Capital's Kenn Ricci.
Kenn Ricci is the principal of Directional Aviation Capital, which owns Flight Options, Nextant Aerospace, Constant Aviation and Sentient Jet.
Kenn Ricci's Directional Aviation Capital recently acquired Sentient Jet and Everest Fuel Management.

In science:

It becomes possible to develop in advance a set of flexible recovery procedures for the natural disasters. 4. Systems (objects), for example aviation engines, can be transferred from one state to another via a sub -optimal trajectory. 5.
Bounded Input Bounded Predefined Control Bounded Output
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Aviation and the Global Atmosphere.
Environmental benefits of enhanced surveillance technology on airport departure operations
Kerrebrock, “Report to the United States congress: Aviation and the environment: A national vision statement, framework for goals and recommended actions,” Partner of AiR Tranportation Noise and Emissions Reduction, Cambridge, MA, Tech.
Environmental benefits of enhanced surveillance technology on airport departure operations
Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Aviation, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, February 2003.
Environmental benefits of enhanced surveillance technology on airport departure operations
Roling, “Optimal airport surface traffic planning using mixed integer linear programming,” in AIAA 3rd Annual Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations (ATIO) Forum, vol.
Environmental benefits of enhanced surveillance technology on airport departure operations