Aviation of the United States of America.
Aviation of the United States of America.

Aviation United States

One of the criteria of the country's infrastructure - is transportation. A large part of transport operations perform air transport, delivery is executed and cargo transportation.

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The transport system takes priority US Air Force. States play the role of a leading exporter of aircraft in many countries of the world. The following discussion focuses on the air system of the United States and its principles of production.

Air transport: US aircraft and aircraft

Major US airlines

America is the leader in the number of airlines, there are more than 100. The largest of them:

  • ABX Air;
  • Air Cargo Carriers;
  • Air East;
  • Air Midwest;
  • Air New Orleans;
  • American Airlines;
  • Big Sky Airlines;
  • Chalk's Ocean Airways;
  • Champion Air;
  • Continental Airlines;
  • Simmons Airlines;
  • Southern Air;
  • Southwest Airlines;
  • and others.

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The first airline to be considered - it is American Airlines.

American Airlines is an American airline, is the world leader in the number of passengers. It ranks second in terms of fleet size after FedEx Express and revenue after Air France-KLM. In Fort Worth (Texas city) is the headquarters. The airline director is Gerard Arpi.

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Continental Airlines. Largest ranked fourth. The headquarters is located in Houston. Since October 1, 2010 has merged with United Airlines. The resulting airline carries the Continental Airlines logo, although it operates under the United Airlines brand and is the largest carrier.

US Aircraft designers

Famous personalities involved in the design and development.

Janis Davidovich Ackerman (1897, Mitau - January 8 1972, Minneapolis) - public figure, ucheny, professor of the University of Minnesota, aircraft.

From 1916 to 1917 took a pilot course in France. In 1918, he emigrated to the USA. He graduated from college, university, worked as an engineer in the aviation department of Ford. In 1928, he began teaching, after which, in 1931, he became a professor. 1934 Year - Aeronautics Commissioner, Lead Designer Aviation Company. After the war - Chairman of the Aeronautical Society of the United States of America.

William Edward Boeing (1 October 1881, Detroit (Michigan) - 28 September 1956) - Aircraft builder, founder of the aircraft manufacturer Boeing (The Boeing Company) in the US In the year 1966 is included in the hall of fame aviation.

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Airfields and airbases

In the United States located airports and air bases, which are equipped with several runways.

  • Volk Field Air National Guard Base
  • Bagram airbase
  • Altus (AFB)
  • Andersen (airbase)
  • Incirlik Air Force Base
  • US Air Force base at Cape Canaveral
  • Dyce (AFB)
  • Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
  • Zone 51
  • Manas (AFB)
  • Nellis (airbase)
  • Ramstein (Air Base)
  • Thule (airbase)
  • Edwards (AFB)
  • Andrews (AFB)

Volk Field Air National Guard Base Located in the state of Vinskonsin. It is considered a military airfield the US Air Force.

He appeared in 1889 year as a base for shooting in 1927 was renamed in honor of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Williams. The first runway was built in the year 1935 and 1936 year appeared in the band paved.

Zone 51 - A military airfield, located in Nevada, in the south, in 133 km from Las Vegas.

At the airport developed lethal machines armed with the system. In addition to this, 51 area it is called Dreamland, Paradise Ranch. This is a zone of military operations around which space is limited.

US Airports

a huge number of airports located in the United States. Some of them:

  • Idaho Airports
  • Airports Iowa
  • Airports in Alabama
  • Airports Alaska
  • Airports in Arizona
  • Airports Arkansas
  • Wyoming Airports
  • Airports Washington State
  • Airports Vermont
  • Airports Virginia
  • Airports Virgin Islands
  • California Airports
  • Airports Kansas
  • Airports Kentucky
  • Colorado Airports
  • Airports Connecticut
  • and others

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Boise Airport - commercial, military, civil airport. Located in 3 km from the city of Boise (Idaho). Managed by a special commission that consists of an 7 person.

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Honolulu International Airport - a military and commercial airport, located in 5 km from the city of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. In the state it is the main and busiest airport. Every year, passenger traffic is growing.

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Awards United States Air Force

The Cross of the Air Force is the second highest award, equivalent to the United States Army Cross for Outstanding Merits and the Cross of the Navy. She is awarded military personnel, marines and coast guard. The basis for awarding is heroism.

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Pilots, who entered the history of the United States of America

  • Alvarez, Everett
  • Anderson, Rudolf
  • Bach, Richard
  • Bormann, Frank
  • Brand, Vance Devo
  • Bird, Richard
  • Vought, Chance Milton
  • Girėnas, Stasys
  • Glenn, John
  • Gregory, Frederick Drew
  • Grissom, Virgil Ivan
  • Dana, William Harvey
  • Darius, Steponas
  • Ninety nine
  • and others

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William Harvey "Bill" Dana - NASA test pilot. Consisted of a group of testers of the X-15 rocket plan (1965-1968), on which they made 16 flights. Two flights took place at an altitude of 50 miles, and according to the US classification, this is already considered space flight.

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US drones


  • ADM-160 Mald
  • ADM-20 Quail
  • AQM-34
  • AQM-37 Jayhawk
  • Black Widow
  • Boeing X-45
  • Boeing X-48

ADM-160A Mald. In 1999 year he was made the first flight. Agency DARPA initiated work to create. It was designed to simulate the flight length jamming. Equipped with gain in the microwave. The navigation system was created based on GPS and creates a complicated and convoluted path.

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Boeing Aircraft:

  • Boeing B-47 Stratojet
  • Boeing 247
  • Boeing 2707
  • Boeing 314
  • Boeing 717
  • Boeing 727
  • Boeing 737
  • Boeing 737 Classic
  • and others

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Boeing 737 Next Generation - Production began in 1980, the model is a single-aisle aircraft. Sold in 4-x versions, Climbs to 110 210 from passengers.

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Besides all this, the US developed projects that will surprise the whole world with its uniqueness.


The area is 9.800.000kv / km, the population is more than 300.000.000 people, the akean between Europe and the US, all this requires a lot of civil and military airbases, but there are more 30 airlines and this amount of air force is a lot. The fact of their existence once again confirms a very serious attitude towards aviation. Not surprisingly, the US is buying a lot of metals and alloys used in aircraft manufacturing. The US does not spare money for the development and production of new military and civil aircraft. Some non-serial civil airbuses-know-how costing from 100mln $, and the price of military such airbags to 36mld. $ Per unit.