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|The Von Braun Astronomical Society is a non-profit volunteer organization of amateur and professional astronomers.||11/22/2005||375|
|Sri Lankabhimanya Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS (16 December 1917 – 19 March 2008) was a British science fiction author, inventor, and futurist, most famous for the novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, written in collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick, a collaboration which also produced the film of the same name; and as a host and commentator in the British television series Mysterious Wor...||11/28/2009||475|
|Alnoor Society is in Fedral B.Area||12/21/2005||338|
|Type: Westland Wessex HAS1 (WS-58)|
Registration: XS887 / FI-403
Taken on charge and issued to 829 Naval Air Squadron (NAS). Code 403-FI it operated from County Class guided missile destroyer D20 HMS Fife.
Operating with Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton station flight coded 18-VL.
Operating with 772 NAS at RNAS Portland, coded 514-...
|Concorde at Filton is a temporary home for Concorde 216. Local organisations and companies are supporting the creation of a major aviation heritage centre, where Concorde 216 will be under cover as the centre-piece of displays and exhibits that detail the story of the region’s long-standing role in the world of aerospace. |
British Airways has loaned Concorde 216 to Airbus UK, who...
|World Headquarters and world wide Branch Offices of Jehovah's Witnesses (Watchtower Bible and Tract Society). Further informations at http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/offices/||01/12/2014||782|
|This is Havana’s oldest fortress; the original, built on the site by Hernando de Soto to protect the port, was constructed in 1538. This is the New World’s second most ancient castle and now serves as the Museum of Arms, with many fine exhibits. It also houses the nerve centre of UNESCO’s building preservation force, currently restoring the glorious heritage of Old Havana. ||11/01/2005||484|
|Junkers & Co was a major German aircraft manufacturer. It produced some of the world's most innovative and best-known airplanes over the course of its fifty-plus year history in Dessau, Germany. It was founded there in 1895 by Hugo Junkers, initially manufacturing boilers and radiators. After World War I the company switched to manufacturing airplanes. During World War II the company produced s...||07/04/2009||529|
|The oldest lawn tennis club in the world, founded in 1860||07/11/2007||340|
|A modern and living museum (7600 m²) with 50 Danish and foreign aircraft from 1911-2000, including gliders, vintage aircraft, jet fighters and helicopters.|
The collection exhibits the 11 KZ-type aircraft, built in Denmark 1937-1956, for example the old KZ-IV ambulance aircraft. Eight of the aircraft on show are the only remaining specimen in the world. 16 aircraft are airworthy.<...
|The Douglas DC-3 is an American fixed-wing, propeller-driven aircraft whose speed and range revolutionized air transport in the 1930s and 1940s. Because of its lasting impact on the airline industry and World War II it is generally regarded as one of the most significant transport aircraft ever made. Many DC-3s are still used to this day in all parts of the world.||12/20/2009||794|
|Istanbul University, as one of the oldest educational institutions, not only of Turkey, but also of the world, was founded when Mehmet the Conqueror conquered Istanbul. Education began to be available in theological schools ("medrese/madrasah" as they were then called) and, until the end of the 16th century, these schools were instrumental in educating the ruling cadres of the Ottoman society. ...||11/07/2005||462|