The Bristol Bulldog was a British Royal Air Force single-seat biplane fighter designed during the 1920s by the Bristol Aeroplane Company. More than 400 Bulldogs were produced for the RAF and overseas customers, it was one of the most famous aircraft used by the RAF during the inter-war period; the design of the Bulldog was the outcome of a series of design studies for fighters undertaken by Frank Barnwell during the 1920s. In 1924 Barnwell had started work on a fighter powered by the Rolls-Royce Falcon to meet the requirements of specification F.17/24. The project was shelved since Bristol preferred to use its own engine designs, but was revived in 1926 when Barnwell started work on a design, designated the Bristol 102, to meet either F.9/26 for a day-and-night fighter or N.21/26 for a shipborne fighter. The Type 105 designation was first applied to a subsequent proposal for another aircraft to meet F.9/26 powered by the Mercury engine under development at Bristol. These proposals looked promising enough for a pair of mockups to be constructed for inspection by the Air Ministry in February 1927.
The two aircraft were similar in design, the interceptor to specification F.17/24 design being smaller and lighter and not equipped with radio. As a result, Bristol was asked to revise the design so that it met a interceptor specification, F.20/27. Subsequently, a prototype aircraft, now designated the Type 107 Bullpup was ordered for evaluation, but the other design did not gain official backing. Bristol considered it promising enough to build a prototype to be entered for the F.9/26 trials as a private venture, powered by a Bristol Jupiter because the supply of Mercurys was expected to be limited. The Type 105 was an unequal span single bay biplane powered by a supercharged Bristol Jupiter VII air-cooled radial engine driving a two-bladed propeller; the structure was all-metal with a fabric covering, using members built up from rolled high-tensile steel strips riveted together. In order to ensure the maximum field of view there was a large semi-circular cut-out in the trailing edge of the upper wing and the inboard section of the lower was of reduced chord.
Frise ailerons were fitted to the top wing only. It was armed with a pair of 0.303 in Vickers machine guns mounted one either side of the cockpit. The prototype Bulldog first flew on 17 May 1927. Initial testing was satisfactory and it was delivered to RAF Martlesham Heath in June. After consideration of all the types entered to meet the specification, the Bulldog and the Hawker Hawfinch were selected for more detailed evaluation; the manoeuvrability and strength of the Bulldog were praised by the RAF. It had poor spin recovery characteristics, which were remedied by fitting an enlarged fin and rudder but this led to difficulties in taxiing in a crosswind. A second prototype with a lengthened rear fuselage was ordered for further evaluation in comparison with the Hawfinch. In this form, the Type 105A or Bulldog Mk. II, it was first flown by Cyril Uwins on 21 January 1928 and shortly afterwards delivered to Martlesham Heath. Performance was so close to that of the Hawfinch that a decision was deferred until the aircraft had been evaluated by service pilots.
An initial contract for 25 aircraft was placed: Bristol accordingly laid down 26 airframes, the extra one being intended as a company demonstration aircraft. The first of these were delivered on 8 May 1929 and deliveries were complete by 10 October. Production aircraft were of a refined version, the Mk. IIA with revised wing spars and a stronger fuselage, powered by the uprated Jupiter VII F. One production aircraft was modified for use as an advanced trainer: after evaluation by the Central Flying School at Upavon this was ordered by the RAF, the production aircraft differing from the prototype in having swept wings and an enlarged fin to improve spin recovery; the Bulldog never saw combat with the RAF, although during the Abyssinia Crisis of 1935–36, Bristol Bulldogs were sent to the Sudan to reinforce Middle East Command. Douglas Bader, better known for his Second World War actions, lost both of his legs when his Bristol Bulldog crashed while he was performing unauthorised aerobatics at Woodley airfield near Reading.
The Bulldog was withdrawn from RAF Fighter Command in July 1937, being replaced by the Gloster Gauntlet. The Bulldog's RAF career was not over though, for the type continued to serve for a few years with Service Flying Training Schools; the Bulldog was exported to foreign air forces, seeing service with Australia, Estonia, Japan, Latvia and Sweden. In 1936, intent on replacing its Bulldogs with more modern aircraft, sold 11 Bulldogs to Basque nationalist forces; these became part of the Spanish Republican Air Force in the Spanish Civil War. Ten Bulldogs saw combat as part of the Finnish Air Force during the Winter War against the Soviet Union, which began in 1939; the Bulldogs fought against their Soviet opponent, gaining two kills by two pilots for the loss of one of their own, the types shot down being one Polikarpov I-16s and one Tupolev SBs, both of which were superior in terms of technology compared to the Bulldog. The first aerial victory of the Finnish Air Force was achieved by a Bulldog piloted by SSgt Toivo Uuttu on 1 December 1939, over an I-16.
The Bulldogs were used in advanced training during the subsequent Continuation War against the Soviet Union. Bulldog Mk. I Single-seat day-and-night fighter prototype. High-altitude Bulldog Modification of first prototype with enlarged wings intended for an attempt on the world altitude record. Bulldog Mk. II Second prototype and initial production version. Po
Gono University or গণ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয় is a private university in Savar, Bangladesh, established on 14 July 1998. It is now operating their academic and administrating activity on their permanent campus at Nalam, Dhaka, it was approved by University Grants Commission on 1998. As of 2005, it introduced new academic courses without UGC approval. Bachelor of Pharmacy Bachelor of Business Administration B. Sc. in Applied Mathematics B. Sc. in Microbiology B. Sc. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology B. Sc. in Computer Science & Engineering B. Sc. in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering B. P. T. Bachelor of Physiotherapy B. S. S in Politics & Governance B. S. S in Law B. S. S in Sociology & Social Work B. A in English B. A in Bengali, Communication & Culture B. Sc. in Chemistry B. Sc. in Physics MBBS BDS M. P. T Master of Physiotherapy in specialty courses that Neurology, Cardio-pulmonary and Gynecology, Paediatric Neurology, Hand Rehabilitation and Community Physiotherapy M. Sc. in Medical Physics and Bio-Medical Engineering M.
S. S in Politics & Governance M. A in English Master of Pharmacy M. Sc. in Microbiology B. Sc. Vet Sc.& Ah Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Faculty of Basic and Social Sciences Faculty of Physical & Mathematical Sciences Faculty of veterinary and animal sciences Faculty of Postgraduate Studies Department of Computer Science & Engineering Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Department of Applied Mathematics Department of Business Administration Department of Applied Physiology & Nutrition Department of Applied Anatomy & Surgery Department of Pathology & Microbiology Department of Forensic Medicine Department of Medicine Department of Community Health & Social Sciences Department of Clinical Surgery & Anesthesia Department of Child Health & Neonatology Department of Gynae. & Obstetrics Department of E. N. T Department of Ophthalmology Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology Department of Dentistry Department of Pharmacy & Clinical Pharmacology Department of Pharmacy Department of Physiotherapy Department of Language and Culture Department of Biochemistry Department of Politics & Governance Department of English Department of Law Department of Flora Department of Urology Department of Sociology & Social Work Department of Ethics & Equity/Philosophy Department of Environmental Science Department of Physical Education Department of Veterinary and Animal sciences Gono Bishwabidyalay was established by Gonoshasthaya Kendra Public Charitable Trust that came into being during our glorious War of Liberation in 1971.
Gonoshasthaya Kendra, one of the pioneering NGOs in Bangladesh is well known all over the world. The GK's role since 1972 in the development of women and reducing gender inequality has had far-reaching effect. Moreover, by bringing into effect a system of health insurance, protection of women's right, preservation of folk culture and art, by playing a leading role in the formulation of Bangladesh National Drug Policy, the GK has benefited the country in many ways. GK continually revisits its approaches to ensure its effectiveness as a catalyst for positive change. No wonder these services have been recognized by all concerned and GK was honoured with many awards, such as – The Independence Day Award in 1978, Magsaysay Award in 1985 and in 1992 Right Livelihood Award from Swedish Parliament. With the same dedicated spirit and vision Gono Bishwabidyalay was established by GK on 14 July 1998. In line with GK's continued support to education, the concept of Gono Bishwabidyalay was originated and established in 1994 in accordance with Bangladesh National Parliament Private University Act-1992.
Gono Bishwabidyalay is a “not for profit” institution accredited by the University Grants Commission and approved by the Ministry of Education, Government of Bangladesh. Major courses on health such as MBBS, BDS are approved by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Most of the teachers of Gono Bishwabidyalay are full-time qualified, well trained, it is worth mentioning, though the education provided by Gono Bishwabidyalay is of high standard, its educational expenses are much less than that of other private universities in Bangladesh. It is, in fact, less than half and within the reach of ordinary guardians; the education programmes of Gono Bishwabidyalay are semester based. So the students can acquire standard education, the case with universities in developed countries of the world. Tanvir Ahamed Dr. Md. Enamul Hasan Home page of Department of Pharmacy, Gono University Gono University in university-directory.eu Gono Bishwabidyalay in University Grants Commission
Clarita de Quiroz is a Scottish singer–songwriter and model from Edzell, Scotland. De Quiroz is a classically trained pianist and percussionist, named north-east Scotland's "Young Musician of the Year" in 1998. In August 2008, De Quiroz appeared in the video for MC Harvey's "If I Was Your Man", the shooting of, interrupted by Fife Police, as it was taking place close to the home of Prime Minister Gordon Brown, her first single, "Summertime", was released in September 2008. She is known for supporting Akon in Scotland during 2007 as well as Amp Fiddler. De Quiroz is now based in the UAE. De Quiroz filmed for the first motion picture in City of Life. De Quiroz is one of the Michelle Mone Ultimo's package models alongside ex Miss Scotland Lois Weatherup. De Quiroz was signed to numerous agencies, she was first signed with Scotland's The Look Agency. Her Dubai agency is Bareface for modelling. De Quiroz is based in Dubai where she has modelled for, MAC Makeup, Guerlain Makeup UAE, Snob magazine, Physique magazine, Illustrado magazine, Liz Claiborne UAE, Sheraton Hotels, Lily Pond Spa, Galeries Lafayette, Crafft AC, Dubai Tourism Global Commercial, Men's Fitness Magazine, Harvey Nichols, Abu Dhabi Sports TV, Dessert Fish Magazine, Emirates Woman Magazine.
De Quiroz was a selected finalist for the Paris Hilton BFF Dubai 2009 show however rejected the opportunity. Clarita became the face of Val Saint Lambert in October 2009 and shot for the new campaign in Belgium. De Quiroz was a packaging model for Ultimo lingerie alongside Lois Weatherup, a former Miss Scotland, she has modelled for companies such as La Senza, Boudich Lingerie, La Sirenne Channel 4 Stacked, ICS learning commercial, front page model and editorial model for Illustrado Magazine La Femme Fatale Lingerie, Wella Hair at Salon International 2007, MTV, appeared on numerous front page covers of magazines and editorials/commercials. De Quiroz is a classically trained pianist and percussionist, named north-east Scotland's "Young Musician of the Year" in 1998. Clarita supported Sir Elton John at his Abu Dhabi Yas Arena performance in March 2012 as well as won the GR8! Women Awards 2012 for Best Singer in the Middle East. Clarita performed at the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi 2011 just after her performance alongside Macy Gray in Doha for the Doha 21st Century Leaders Awards 2011 in October.
Clarita de Quiroz performed at the 2010 Formula 1 supporting Kelly Rowland and the Sugababes. De Quiroz was elected one of the UAE's Hot 100 for Ahlan Magazine UAE, where she performed during the night before Jermaine Jackson and accompanied Sheila Ferguson from Three Degrees on the piano. De Quiroz completed her "Grade 8 Piano" at the age of 16 and her "Grade 8 Percussion" at 15 at the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. De Quiroz composed her first concerto Inamorato at the age of 15 during her lunch time breaks during school, she started her vocal training at the age of 13. De Quiroz has been featured on BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC One, BBC Scotland, supported Akon, Amp Fiddler, Martin Luther, her performances in Dubai have included the Grazia Style Awards 2009, Time Out Awards and Esquire Magazine Launch 2009, Arabian Business Awards and Emirates Woman of the Year Awards 2009. In October 2009 Clarita performed in front of the Qatar Al Thani Royal Family for the Doha 21st Century Leaders Awards 2009.
She released her first Single "Summertime" in 2008 which featured Pharrell Williams's girls Kin 4 Life and HBO Latino's La Bruja. The double single release contained Hypnotize featuring Flipmode Squad's Baby Sham and Kanye West's JNan. De Quiroz started shooting for City 7 TV's Dubai Dine TV and Dubai Night's TV shows in June 2010. De Quiroz was one of the six Women of Substance 2009 for the UAE for Illustrado She plans to expand on her charity work this year to build schools in the Philippines, she is a big fan of Paulo Coehlo and Kahlil Gibran's writing and shares the similar spiritual beliefs. Official website Clarita de Quiroz on IMDb
Series 21 of British television drama The Bill was broadcast from 5 January until 29 December 2005. The series consisted of 106 episodes, making it the series with the highest number of episodes in the show's final decade; this series saw the programme change hands as executive producer of three and a half years, Paul Marquess, stepped down to make way for new producer Jonathan Young. Subsequently, this resulted in the removal of much of the'soap' feel, introduced by Marquess, the main focus turning towards the actual policing aspect of the programme; the majority of this series however remained serialised, with the transition back to single-hander episodes being phased in following into Series 22. This series saw the highest number of cast changes in the latter series of the show, with a significant number of key characters axed following the conclusion of several long-running storylines; this series saw the departure of the show's longest serving cast member at that point, DC Jim Carver, with the show since its pilot episode in 1983.
As a dedication, a special half-hour'two-hander' episode was recorded, featuring Carver and Sgt. June Ackland, who appeared with Wingett in the show's pilot in'83; this series featured the final episode of The Bill: Uncovered, a series of special documentaries following the lives and events of particular characters or groups of characters. This particular special, was never broadcast in the United Kingdom and was subsequently only shown on terrestrial television in Australia; the events of the second Sun Hill disaster were covered in this series, in which DC Ken Drummond was murdered after a petrol-laden van with him inside was driven into the front of the station by crazed PSCO Colin Fairfax. This series introduced one of the show's longest running storylines, involving the investigation into gangster Pete Larson and Sgt. Smith's subsequent affair with his wife; this storyline was not concluded until Series 22. On 5 February 2014, the complete series was released on DVD in Australia as a Region 0, playable anywhere in the world
Sahuaro High School is a public high school located in Tucson, United States, part of the Tucson Unified School District. It is located on the far east side of the city at 545 North Camino Seco, just north of Vicksburg Street between Broadway and Speedway Boulevards; the school's mascot is the cougar, its colors are scarlet and navy. The school scored 87/83/23/81 on the AIMS tests in Reading/Math/Science/Writing. Advanced placement courses in art history, English, United States history, music theory, psychology Biochemistry research Video production Speech Construction technology Family and consumer sciences Cooperative office education Jazz band Life skills 4th R Partners-in-Education Distributive Education Clubs of America Concert and cadet orchestras Award-winning student council Concert choir and vocal ensemble Brooke Burke – television personality and model John Butcher – former MLB player Jay Dobyns – US Justice Department Agent Robert William Fisher – fugitive wanted by the FBI Reggie Fowler – Arizona businessman and part-owner of NFL's Minnesota Vikings Chad Griggs – former UFC fighter Sammy Khalifa – former MLB baseball player John Mistler – former NFL wide receiver Jim Olander – former MLB player Rodney Peete – former NFL quarterback Cindy Flom Rarick – former LPGA golfer Jeff Rein – former CEO of Walgreens Scott Sanders – Rear Admiral, US Navy.
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The WWE Intercontinental Championship is a professional wrestling championship created and promoted by the American promotion WWE defended on their SmackDown brand. It is one of three secondary championships in WWE, along with the WWE United States Championship on Raw and the NXT North American Championship on NXT; the current champion is Braun Strowman, in his first reign. The championship was established by the then-World Wrestling Federation on September 1, 1979, after inaugural champion Pat Patterson unified the WWF North American Heavyweight and South American Heavyweight championships, it is the third oldest championship active in WWE, behind the WWE Championship and United States Championship, but the second oldest tenured championship, as the WWE has only owned the U. S. title since 2001. Although contested in the midcard at WWE shows, the Intercontinental Championship was defended in the main events of presentations such as WrestleMania VI, SummerSlam in 1992, the third and eighth In Your House shows, Backlash in 2001, at Extreme Rules in 2018.
It has been called a "stepping stone" to a WWE world championship. In November 2001, the then-WCW United States Championship was unified into the Intercontinental Championship. In 2002 after the first brand split, it became exclusive to Raw and the WWF was renamed WWE; that year, the European and Hardcore championships were unified into the Intercontinental Championship, which itself was unified into the World Heavyweight Championship. The next year, it was reactivated for Raw, followed by the United States Championship's reactivation as a counterpart on SmackDown. In 2019, NXT was promoted as WWE's third major brand, adding their North American Championship as a third secondary title for WWE; the Intercontinental Championship has switched between brands over the years as a result of the WWE Draft. The term "intercontinental" in the title referred to North and South America. In 1985, the championship belt design changed, the centerplate now centered on the Atlantic Ocean, in a map including western Africa and Europe.
On April 7, 1989, the championship was first defended outside of North America, by Rick Rude against The Ultimate Warrior in Turin, Italy. On March 30, 1991, Mr. Perfect made the first Asian defense against The Texas Tornado at a WWF co-promotion with Super World of Sports in Tokyo, Japan, it first came to Africa on April 6, 1997, when champion Rocky Maivia pinned Savio Vega in Durban, South Africa. Shelton Benjamin made the first Australian defense on April 7, 2006, pinning Gene Snitsky in Brisbane. WWF North American Heavyweight Champion Pat Patterson became the inaugural champion on September 1, 1979, it was said he had unified his title with the South American Heavyweight Championship, in a tournament in Rio de Janeiro, although both the tournament and South American Championship were fictional. On April 1, 1990 at WrestleMania VI, Intercontinental Champion The Ultimate Warrior defeated WWF Champion Hulk Hogan to win the world title, albeit the Intercontinental Championship was vacated soon after.
Mr. Perfect went on to win a tournament to crown a new Intercontinental Champion. On October 17, 1999, Chyna became the only woman to hold the Intercontinental Championship by defeating Jeff Jarrett at No Mercy. Following the World Wrestling Federation's purchase of World Championship Wrestling in March 2001, the title was unified with the WCW United States Championship at Survivor Series, causing the United States Championship to become inactive. Then-United States Champion Edge defeated then-Intercontinental Champion Test. In 2002, after the first brand split had begun and the WWF was renamed WWE, Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff began unifying his brand's singles championships. On July 22, 2002, the Intercontinental Championship was unified with the European Championship in a ladder match, in which then-Intercontinental Champion Rob Van Dam defeated then-European Champion Jeff Hardy. On August 19, 2002, Bischoff made a six-minute gauntlet match for the Hardcore Championship, with the winner facing Van Dam in a second unification match the next week on Raw.
Tommy Dreamer retained his title in that match, but lost to Van Dam in a hardcore match the next week. As a result of the victories over Hardy and Dreamer, Van Dam is regarded as the last European and Hardcore champion in WWE history. On September 30, 2002, Bischoff scheduled a match to unify the Intercontinental Championship with the created Raw-exclusive World Heavyweight Championship; the unification match took place at No Mercy the following month and saw then-World Heavyweight Champion Triple H defeat then-Intercontinental Champion Kane, making him the Raw brand's sole male singles champion. Over Bischoff's objections, Raw Co-General Manager Stone Cold Steve Austin reactivated the Intercontinental Championship on the May 5, 2003 episode of Raw and declared any former champion on the Raw roster eligible to enter a battle royal at Judgment Day for the title. Christian won the battle royal to win the championship and restore a secondary singles title for Raw wrestlers to compete for. WWE did the same thing for SmackDown and created a separate set of titles for that brand.