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Boeing 757

The Boeing 757 is a mid-sized, narrow-body short to medium range, twin-engine airliner, designed and built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is the manufacturer's largest single-aisle passenger aircraft and was produced from 1981 to 2004; the twinjet has a two-crew member glass cockpit, turbofan engines of sufficient power to allow takeoffs from short runways and higher altitudes, a conventional tail, for reduced aerodynamic drag, a supercritical wing design. Intended to replace the smaller three-engine 727 on short and medium routes, the 757 can carry 200 to 295 passengers for a maximum of 3,150 to 4,100 nautical miles, depending on variant; the 757 was designed concurrently with a wide-body twinjet, the 767, owing to shared features, pilots can obtain a common type rating that allows them to operate both aircraft. The 757 was produced in two fuselage lengths; the original 757-200 entered service in 1983. The stretched 757-300, the longest narrow-body twinjet produced, began service in 1999.

Passenger 757-200s have been modified to special freighter specification for cargo use, while military derivatives include the C-32 transport, VIP carriers, other multi-purpose aircraft. Private and government operators have customized the 757 for research and transport roles. All 757s are powered by Rolls-Royce Pratt & Whitney PW2000 series turbofans. Eastern Air Lines and British Airways placed the 757 in commercial service in 1983; the narrow-body twinjet succeeded earlier single-aisle airliners, became used for short and mid-range domestic routes, shuttle services, transcontinental U. S. flights. After regulators granted approval for extended flights over water in 1986, airlines began using the aircraft for intercontinental routes. Major customers for the 757 included U. S. mainline carriers, European charter airlines, cargo companies. Production of the 757 ended in October 2004; the 757-200 was by far the most popular model, with 913 built. Diminished sales amid an airline industry trending toward smaller jetliners led Boeing to end production without a direct replacement, in favor of the 737 family.

The last 757 was delivered to Shanghai Airlines in November 2005. In July 2017, 666 of the narrow-body twinjets were in airline service; the airliner has recorded eleven hull-loss accidents, including eight fatal crashes, as of June 2019. In the early 1970s, following the launch of the wide-body 747, Boeing began considering further developments of its narrow-body 727 trijet. Designed for short and medium length routes, the three-engined 727 was the best-selling commercial jetliner of the 1960s and a mainstay of the U. S. domestic airline market. Studies focused on improving the most successful 727 variant. Two approaches were considered: a stretched 727, an all-new aircraft code-named 7N7; the former was a cheaper derivative using the 727's existing technology and tail-mounted engine configuration, while the latter was a twin-engine aircraft which made use of new materials and improvements to propulsion technology which had become available in the civil aerospace industry. United Airlines provided input for the proposed 727-300, which Boeing was poised to launch in late 1975, but lost interest after examining development studies for the 7N7.

Although the 727-300 was offered to Braniff International Airways and other carriers, customer interest remained insufficient for further development. Instead, airlines were drawn to the high-bypass-ratio turbofan engines, new flight deck technologies, lower weight, improved aerodynamics, reduced operating cost promised by the 7N7; these features were included in a parallel development effort for a new mid-size wide-body airliner, code-named 7X7, which became the 767. Work on both proposals accelerated as a result of the airline industry upturn in the late 1970s. By 1978, development studies focused on two variants: a 7N7-100 with seating for 160, a 7N7-200 with room for over 180 seats. New features included a redesigned wing, under-wing engines, lighter materials, while the forward fuselage, cockpit layout, T-tail configuration were retained from the 727. Boeing planned for the aircraft to offer the lowest fuel burn per passenger-kilometer of any narrow-body airliner. On August 31, 1978, Eastern Air Lines and British Airways became the first carriers to publicly commit to the 7N7 when they announced launch orders totaling 40 aircraft for the 7N7-200 version.

These orders were signed in March 1979, when Boeing designated the aircraft as the 757. The shorter 757-100 was dropped; the 757 was intended to be more capable and more efficient than the preceding 727. The focus on fuel efficiency reflected airline concerns over operating costs, which had grown amid rising oil prices during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Design targets included a 20 percent reduction in fuel consumption from new engines, plus 10 percent from aerodynamic improvements, versus preceding aircraft. Lighter materials and new wings were expected to improve efficiency; the maximum take-off weight was set at 220,000 pounds, 10,000 pounds more than the 727. The 757's higher thrust-to-weight ratio allowed it to take off from short runways and serve airports in hot and high conditions with higher ambient temperatures and thinner air, offering better takeoff performance than that offered by competing aircraft. Competitors needed longer takeoff runs for these hot and h

PLA Air Force Aviation University

PLA Air Force Aviation University is a military university located in Changchun, China. As of fall 2014, the university has 7 campuses, consists of 7 departments, covers a total area of 36,000 mu, with more than 19,000,000 square meters of floor space. PLA Air Force Aviation University was formed in 1946 by the Communist Party of China's People's Liberation Army, it was called "Northeast China Democratic United Army Aviation School". On June 9, 2004, PLA Air Force Changchun Flight College, PLA Air Force Second Aviation College, PLA Air Force Seventh Flight College merged to form the PLA Air Force Aviation University. On April 28, 2012, the PLA Air Force Thirteenth Flight College merged into the university. Department of Aerospace Mechanical Engineering Department of Aerospace Ordnance Engineering Department of Aerospace Control Engineering Department of Airline Electronic Engineering Department of Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Department of Military Simulation Engineering Department of Aviation Lifesaving PLA Air Force Aviation University's total collection amounts to more than 612,000 items.

Motto: 砺志、尚武、博学、精训 Li Ming Yang Liwei Zhai Zhigang Fei Junlong Nie Haisheng Liu Boming Jing Haipeng Liu Yang Yu Xu Fang Ziyi

Rock & Rule

Rock & Rule is a 1983 Canadian animated musical science fiction fantasy film from the animated-film company Nelvana. It was the animation studio's first feature film. Rock & Rule was produced and directed by Michael Hirsh, Patrick Loubert, Clive A. Smith with John Halfpenny, Patrick Loubert, Peter Sauder at the helm of its screenplay; the film features the voices of Don Francks, Greg Salata, Susan Roman. Centering upon rock and roll music, Rock & Rule includes songs by Cheap Trick, Chris Stein and Debbie Harry of the pop group Blondie, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Earth, Wind & Fire; the story takes place in a post-apocalyptic United States populated by mutant humanoid animals. Though unsuccessful at the box office, the movie has gone on to become a cult classic. Rock & Rule was a derived spinoff of Nelvana's earlier TV special from 1978, The Devil and Daniel Mouse. United Artists was to distribute the movie, but when they were purchased by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the new management team had no interest in it.

As a result, it was never released in North America except for a limited release in Boston, Massachusetts. It received minor attention in Germany, it was funded in part by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, which had obtained the Canadian TV rights. A hard-to-find VHS was released at that time, followed by a laserdisc release; the film developed a cult following from repeated airings on HBO and Showtime and the circulation of bootleg VHS copies at comic book convention booths. In 2005, Unearthed Films released a special two-disc edition DVD of the film. In the American release, an introduction states that a nuclear World War III had erupted between the Soviet Union and the United States of America which destroyed each other and the human race, allowing a new civilization of mutated street animals to grow. Mok, an aging yet legendary rock musician, is on the search for a special voice that can unleash a powerful demon from another dimension, his dwindling popularity driving him to destroy the world in vengeance and immortalize himself in the process.

After traveling around the world looking for the right voice, he returns to his hometown of Ohmtown, a remote, storm-ravaged village famous for its unique power plant. Meanwhile, at a nightclub, Angel and Stretch perform in a small rock band; as Angel performs her romantic ballad to a empty audience, Mok hears her sing. Mok invites Angel and the band to his mansion outside of town, where the band is formally introduced to him and his assistants, the "Rollerskating Schlepper Brothers" Toad and Zip. Mok incapacitates Omar and Stretch with hypnotic "Edison Balls" as he takes Angel on a stroll through his garden and tries to convince her to join him. Although Angel is unaware of Mok's true intentions, she refuses to abandon her band. Unwilling to admit defeat, Mok kidnaps her and takes his blimp to Nuke York, where his summoning, disguised as a concert, will be performed. Following their ejection from Mok's mansion, the band find out what happened to Angel and they follow the blimp in a stolen police car.

Before they reach Nuke York, they are arrested by a border guard. Meanwhile, Angel attempts to escape with the unwitting help of Cinderella, the sister of the Schleppers. While sneaking through the ventilation system, Angel overhears Mok confirming his plans with his computer. At this time, the computer informs Mok that the only way to stop the demon is with "One voice, one heart, one song", but when Mok asks who can do this, the computer replies that there is "no one". Angel and Cindy escape the building and head to the zero-gravity dance club "Club 666", unaware that the Schleppers are following them. Dizzy's aunt bails out Omar and his friends, tells them of the club. Angel and Cindy are intercepted and taken back to Mok's apartment, the band tries to follow. Omar bumps into Mok, who uses an impersonator to fool Omar into thinking that Angel has fallen for Mok. To manipulate Angel, Mok captures the band and tortures them with a giant Edison Ball to force her to agree with his demands, he brainwashes them to ensure that they stay out of the way.

The Nuke York concert turns out to be a disaster due to a power failure. Because the invocation requires a titanic amount of electricity, Mok relocates the summoning to Ohmtown, whose power plant has enough energy, though Zip expresses childlike doubts about whether their actions are good or evil. During the concert, a power surge causes overloads all over the city; the shock brings Omar and his friends out of their hypnosis. Stretch finds a poster advertising Mok and Angel's concert and Dizzy sticks with him to save her. After confessing that Omar saw Mok and Angel together, Stretch tries to remind him it's all mind games. Omar, still believing Mok's earlier deception, refuses to help Stretch stop the concert, they go without him in a stolen police car, but crash at the concert too late, as Mok forces Angel to summon the demon with her song. But Omar has a change of heart and arrives to free Angel from her electronic shackles before the demon can turn on her; when the demon attacks Omar, Zip sacrifices himself to save Omar's life.

Angel tries singing to force the demon back. But Omar joins in harmony with Angel, thus the creature is weakened and driven back into its own dimension. Mok is thrown into the portal by the vengeful Toad, as he is sealed away, he realizes that "no one" did not mean that the demon could be stopped.

Park Lee-chun

Park Lee-chun is former South Korean football player and manager. He was served as a South Korean national team player from 1969 to 1974. In the 1972 AFC Asian Cup, he led team's runner-up, he was manager of South Korea under-20 in 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship. Yangzee Korean National Championship: 1968 Korean President's Cup: 1968 Asian Club Championship runner-up: 1969ROK Army Korean National Championship: 1970 Korean President's Cup: 1971Kookmin Bank Korean President's Cup: 1973South Korea Asian Games: 1970 AFC Asian Cup runner-up: 1972Individual Korean Football Best XI: 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 Korean Footballer of the Year: 1972 Park Lee-chun – National Team Stats at KFA Park Lee-chun – K League stats at

Atrium Casino

Atrium Casino is the name of the casino at Dax in the south-west of France. It is listed under the relevant legislation as an historical building. In 1925 the local mayor, Eugène Milliès-Lacroix, proposed the construction of a casino in order to boost the appeal of the town's spa based tourist industry; the Paris architect André Granet, assisted by Roger-Henri Expert was mandated to implement the project. The sponsors and architects were keen that the new casino, built directly after the Salle Pleyel in Paris and shortly before the launch of the SS Normandie, should respect the still challenging Art Deco trends of the time. July 1928 saw the inauguration of first auditorium of this kind in the department when more the a thousand people attended a performance of Gounod's opera, Mireille; the building is constructed of reinforced concrete, centred on an open-air amphitheatre, the basis for its name "Atrium". The bar is decorated with windows by Louis Barillet well known in France for his mastery of Stained glass.

The building is part of a larger development that included the neighbouring Hôtel Splendid. It was acquired by the municipality in 1968; the passage of time proved that the reinforced concrete construction of the 1920s was ill-suited to the oceanic climate of France's western coast, the casino's structural integrity deteriorated. A succession of half-hearted attempts at remediation failed to return the Atrium Casino to its earlier splendour and, sixty years after its inauguration, its poor condition led to its closure. A more sustained restoration exercise began with the large auditorium, now able to accommodate up to 800 spectators which gained a first historical building listing in 1986; the sumptuous décor of the ceiling and around the proscenium, engraved on panels of gold and silver stucco, presents people and animals against a floral background. The theatre space has been equipped with modern technological features, is used for a range of shows through the year including dance and concerts.

The casino area, subsequently restored, received its historical building listing in 2000 and was reopened to the public in 2005

Chemerivtsi Raion

Chemerivtsi Raion is one of the 20 administrative raions of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast in western Ukraine. Its administrative center is located in the urban-type settlement of Chemerivtsi, its population was 51,009 in the 2001 Ukrainian Census and 42,722 in 2012. The Chemerivtsi Raion is located in the southwestern part of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast, in the modern-day boundaries of the Podolia historical region, its total area constitutes 930 square kilometres. To its west, the raion borders upon the neighboring Ternopil Oblast; the Chemerivtsi Raion was first established on March 7, 1923 as part of a full-scale administrative reorganization of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, from the former territories of Vilkhivtsi and Berezhany volosts. The Chemerivtsi Raion is divided in a way. Local government is organized along a similar scheme nationwide. Raions are subdivided into councils, which are the prime level of administrative division in the country; each of the raion's urban localities administer their own councils containing a few other villages within its jurisdiction.

However, only a handful of rural localities are organized into councils, which may contain a few villages within its jurisdiction. Accordingly, the Chemerivtsi Raion is divided into: 2 settlement councils—made up of the urban-type settlements of Chemerivtsi and Zakupne 33 village councilsOverall, the raion has a total of 70 populated localities, consisting of two urban-type settlements, 68 villages. "Official web-site". Chemerivtsi Raion State Administration. Retrieved 12 March 2013. "Official site". Chemerivtsi Raion Rada. Archived from the original on 19 April 2013. Retrieved 12 March 2013