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Civil Aviation Authority (United Kingdom)

The Civil Aviation Authority is the statutory corporation which oversees and regulates all aspects of civil aviation in the United Kingdom. Its areas of responsibility include: Supervising the issuing of pilots' licences, testing of equipment, calibrating of navaids, many other inspections. Managing the regulation of security standards, including vetting of all personnel in the aviation industry. Overseeing the national protection scheme for customers abroad in the event of a travel company failure; the CAA is a public corporation of the Department for Transport, liaising with the government via the Standards Group of the Cabinet Office. The CAA directly or indirectly regulates all aspects of aviation in the UK. In some aspects of aviation it is the primary regulator. Representatives from the CAA sit on EASA's advisory bodies, taking part in the Europe-wide regulation process; the UK government requires that the CAA's costs are met from its charges on those whom it regulates. Unlike many other countries, there is no direct government funding of the CAA's work.

It is classed as a public corporation, established by statute, in the public sector. The connection it has with the government is via the machinery of government and the Standards Group of the Cabinet Office; the CAA regulates: Active professional and private pilots Licensed aircraft engineers Air traffic controllers Airlines Licensed aerodromes Organisations involved in the design and maintenance of aircraft ATOL holders Aircraft registered in the UK Alternative Dispute Resolution providers The CAA oversees the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing. By law, every UK travel company which sells air holidays and flights is required to hold an ATOL, which stands for Air Travel Organiser's Licence. If a travel company with an ATOL ceases trading, the ATOL scheme protects customers who had booked holidays with the firm, it ensures they do not lose money. The scheme is designed to reassure customers that their money is safe, will provide assistance in the event of a travel company failure. Before 1972, regulation of aviation was the responsibility of the Air Registration Board.

The CAA was established in 1972, under the terms of the Civil Aviation Act 1971, following the recommendations of a government committee chaired by Sir Ronald Edwards. The CAA has been a public corporation of the Department for Transport since then; the Civil Aviation Act 1982 was an Act of Parliament to address evolving conditions, governs air flight in the UK. Responsibility for air traffic control in the UK passed to NATS in the run-up to the establishment of its public-private partnership in 2001; the priorities of the Chair, as recorded by letter upon the accession to government of the Cameron–Clegg coalition cabinet were, chief amongst others: to continue to develop UK State Safety Programme to meet ICAO requirements to set a cross-industry agenda in order to address potential safety risks to take action to foster a risk-based and proportionate safety management capability to work with European and International partners in order to drive global standards in safety improvementFrom 1 April 2014, the CAA took over a number of aviation security functions from the Department for Transport.

The new Directorate of Aviation Security within the CAA now manages rule-making and compliance to deliver proportionate and focussed regulation for UK aviation to ensure the highest standards of security across the civil aviation sector. Air Safety Support International, a subsidiary of the CAA, is responsible for air safety in the British Overseas Territories; the CAA manages all national security vetting for the aviation industry. The CAA is a member state of the EASA; the official position of EASA on Brexit was in 2019 that "The withdrawal will alter EASA’s cooperation with UK authorities and will not leave EASA’s stakeholders untouched." Sir Roy McNulty was in post as Chair for eight years until his retirement in 2009. Dame Deirdre Hutton was appointed to chair the CAA in 2009 by Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon. and was still posted in 2017. Andrew Haines was Chief Executive until 2018. On 30 November 2017, the Board appointed Richard Moriarty as Chief Executive, he acceded the job in summer 2018.

The CAA head office is located in CAA House on Kingsway in London. The CAA Safety Regulation Group is in Aviation House in Gatwick Airport in England. General aviation is an official category that covers a wide range of unscheduled air activity such as flying clubs and training establishments. In 2013 the CAA announced a new approach to regulating GA. A new dedicated GA unit was established in 2014 www.caa.co.uk/ga The CAA was responsible for the calibration of navigation and approach aids until the Flight Calibration Services group was privatised and sold to Flight Precision Ltd in 1996. The history of the Civil Aviation Flying Unit can be traced back to the Air Ministry's Civil Operations Fleet founded in 1944; the CAA and its predecessors have operated 49 aircraft of 13 British, aircraft types including de Havilland Tiger Moths, Avro Ansons, Airspeed Consuls, Percival Princes, de Havilland Doves, Hawker Siddeley HS 748s and Hawker Siddeley HS 125s. The roles performed by CAFU aircraft included: Calibration

Prairie Creek, Arkansas

Prairie Creek is a census-designated place in Benton County, United States. The population was 2,066 at the 2010 census, it is AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area. Prairie Creek is located at 36°20′27″N 94°3′42″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.4 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,849 people, 832 households, 607 families residing in the CDP; the population density was 432.3 people per square mile. There were 914 housing units at an average density of 213.7/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.35% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.92% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.22% from other races, 1.03% from two or more races. 0.92% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 832 households out of which 18.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.0% were non-families.

22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.59. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 17.1% under the age of 18, 3.5% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $59,000, the median income for a family was $61,709. Males had a median income of $52,969 versus $30,852 for females; the per capita income for the CDP was $37,355. About 2.3% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over. Public education for early childhood and secondary school students is provided by Rogers School District

Bodyguard (2011 Hindi film)

Bodyguard is a 2011 Indian Hindi-language action comedy romantic drama film co- written and directed by Siddique. It is a remake of the director's own 2010 Mollywood film of the same name starring Dileep and Nayantara; the film was produced by Alvira Khan Agnihotri. It features Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor in the lead roles, with Aditya Pancholi in a special appearance and Karisma Kapoor in a voice role, it stars Raj Babbar, Mahesh Manjrekar and Hazel Keech in supporting roles. The film's first look and theatrical trailer was unveiled on 21 July 2011. Bodyguard was released in 3250 theatres worldwide; the film broke many records upon its release. Within the first day of its release, it went on to become the highest opening day grosser as well as the biggest grosser for a single day up until then; the film set another box office record, netting ₹1.03 billion in its first week, thus becoming the highest opening week grossing Bollywood film until then. The film became a major commercial success with a worldwide gross of ₹2.34 billion.

Lovely Singh is assigned as Divya's bodyguard to protect her from goons hunting her to take revenge against her father, a kind and successful politician, responsible for saving his mother in an accident. Lovely is devoted to his duties—but irritates Divya by following her everywhere. Divya and her friend Maya call Lovely. Hesitant, Lovely starts loving the mysterious Chhaya and looks forward to her calls, but doesn't realise that it is Divya. Meanwhile, Lovely protects Divya on many occasions from the attacks of his goons. Soon, Divya too falls in love with Lovely but is scared to reveal her identity, due to Lovely's immense devotion and loyalty toward his duties and her father. Divya, as Chhaya tells Lovely to run away with her and meet her at a railway station, her father, begins suspecting that Lovely and Divya are in love and they might elope so he sends his men to kill Lovely. Divya convinces her father that Lovely's lover is someone else, waiting for him at the railway station. Sensing that Lovely might be heartbroken if he does not meet his Chhaya, Divya sends Maya to tell Lovely her true identity.

However, when Lovely sees Maya running toward him, he believes. Maya tries to tell him that Divya is Chhaya, but sees one of Sartaj's men in the compartment, waiting for her to answer Lovely, she tells Lovely that she is hugs Lovely. During this Divya calls Maya but Maya gets on the train with Lovely and throws her phone away instead of returning to her friend. Lovely and Maya marry and have a son but Maya dies owing to cancer. Several years Sartaj invites Lovely, now a multi-millionaire and is going to live in Canada and his son to his house and apologises for his behaviour. Lovely believed that Divya was married in London so he is shocked to see her still living in the house, unmarried, his son, who knows of his mother's betrayal from a diary Maya had left him, explaining what she had done and that her early death was the punishment for her betrayal of her friend, grows close to Divya and apologises to her on his mother's behalf. On the last day of their visit, Lovely's son asks Divya to accompany him as his mother.

Infuriated, Lovely tells his son to apologise but Sartaj tells Lovely that he feels the same and requests him to take Divya with him. Lovely accepts. At the railway station, Lovely's son secretly throws away Maya's diary into the trash, having completed his mission. However, Lovely takes the diary from the trash. Upon reading it, he discovers that Divya was his actual love and that Maya had lied, he addresses her as Chhaya. Divya is overwhelmed with joy, realising Lovely knows the truth, the couple is united; the film's production company, Reel Life Production Pvt. Ltd, was bought by Reliance Entertainment for ₹ 450 million; this earned an equal share in the IPR for perpetuity. The film director Siddique first offered the female lead to Nayantara but she refused because she was not interested to play the same role in the original; the role went to Kareena Kapoor. Neerupa Menon, a mutual friend of director Siddique and Alvira Khan, introduced him to Alvira Khan Agnihotri and Atul Agnihotri, the to-be co-producers of the film, suggesting that he should venture into Bollywood.

Siddique sent his original Malayalam film to Alvira and Atul as a result of the suggestion and they convinced Salman Khan to watch the film. After watching the film, Khan was impressed with it and agreed to do the Hindi remake. Shooting for the film began on 16 January 2011 at the Symbiosis International University campus situated in Pune; the classrooms and academic block of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management were used in the Lavale campus. The shooting continued in the city of Patiala. Two songs from the film were scheduled to be shot in Europe but were shifted to Film City in Mumbai to cut costs as the film had exceeded its initial budget. Bodyguard opened across 2,250 screens in 70 Indian cities and with 482 prints across the overseas territory, released in Dolby Surround 7.1. Reliance Entertainment set aside a marketing and print budget of around ₹220 million for the film, one of the highest in Bollywood; the satellite rights of the film were sold to STAR network for ₹270 million for seven years.

The film received mixed reviews from critics. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama gave a score of 4/5 and said "BODYGUARD works for varied r

List of SNCF stations in Languedoc-Roussillon

This page contains a list of current SNCF railway stations in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. Alet-les-Bains Bram Campagne Carcassonne Castelnaudary Couffoulens-Leuc Couiza-Montazels Coursan Espéraza Leucate-la-Franqui Lézignan-Corbières Limoux Limoux-Flassian Narbonne Pexiora Pomas Port-la-Nouvelle Quillan Ségala Verzeille Aigues-Mortes Aigues-Vives Aimargues Alès Beaucaire Beauvoisin Bessèges Boucoiran Chamborigaud Concoules-Ponteils Fons-Saint-Mamert Gallargues Gammal Générac Génolhac Grand-Combe-la-Pise Jonquières-Saint-Vincent La-Cailar Le-Grau-du-Roi Le-Lavade Les-Tavernes Manduel-Redessan Milhaud Molières-sur-Ceze Nîmes Nozières-Brignon Robiac Saint-Ambroix Saint-Cécile-d'Andorage Saint-Césaire Saint-Geniès-de-Malgoirès Saint-Julien-les-Fumades Saint-Laurent-d'Aigouze Salindres Uchaud Vauvert Vergèze-Codognan Agde Baillargues Bédarieux Béziers Ceihes-Roqueredonde Colombiers Frontignan Le-Bousquet-d'Orb Les-Cabrils Les-Mazes-le-Crès Lunas Lunel Lunel-Viel Magalas Marseillan-Plage Montpellier Nissan Saint-Aunès Saint-Bres-Mudaison Sète Valergues-Lansargues Vias Vic-Mireval Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone Allenc Aumont-Aubrac Bagnols-Chadenet Balsièges-Bourg Banassac-la-Canourgue Barjac Belvezet Chanac Chapeauroux Chasseradès Chirac La-Bastide-Saint-Laurent Langogne Le-Bruel Le-Monastier Les-Salelles Luc Marvejols Mende Saint-Chély-d'Apcher Villefort Argelès-sur-Mer Banyuls-sur-Mer Bena-Fanes Bolquère-Eyne Bourg-Madame Cerbère Collioure Elne Err Estavar Fontpédrouse-Saint-Thomas Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via Ille-sur-Têt Joncet Le-Soler Latour-de-Carol-Enveitg Millas Mont-Louis-la-Cabanasse Nyer Olette-Canaveilles-les-Bains Osséja Perpignan Planès Porta Porté-Puymorens Port-Vendres-Ville Prades-Molitg-les-Bains Ria Rivesaltes Saillagouse Saint-Féliu-d'Avall Saint-Léocadie Salses Sauto Serdinya Thuès Thuès-les-Bains Ur-les-Escaldes Villefranche-Vernet-les-Bains Vinça SNCF List of SNCF stations for SNCF stations in other regions

Strand Street

Strand Street is one of the main streets in the central business district of Cape Town, South Africa. It runs northwest-southeast through the centre from Green Point to Woodstock, passing the Golden Acre shopping centre, the Cape Town railway station, the Lutheran Church in Strand Street, the Koopmans-de Wet House, the Castle of Good Hope. In the vicinity of the Castle, Strand Street ran along the Table Bay shore - "strand" being the Dutch and Afrikaans word for "beach" - but land reclamation to create the Foreshore and the modern Port of Cape Town has moved the shoreline about a kilometre to the northeast. East of the city centre, Strand Street passes under the N2 freeway, to which it is connected by ramps, it continues as New Market Street and Albert Street becoming Voortrekker Road, the original road route from Cape Town to Bellville and the interior. West of the centre it becomes High Level Road to Sea Point. Koopmans-de Wet House Grand Parade Lutheran Church in Strand Street

Wendover railway station

Wendover railway station serves the town of Wendover in Buckinghamshire and villages including Ellesborough and Wendover Dean. The station is on the London MaryleboneAylesbury line and is served by Chiltern Railways trains, it is between Great Stoke Mandeville stations. The station was opened on 1 September 1892 by the Metropolitan Railway, when the railway was extended from Chalfont Road to Aylesbury Town; the Great Central Railway served the station from 1899, linking the station with Leicester and Sheffield. When London Underground's Metropolitan line was electrified in the late 1950s and early 1960s, a decision was made to run only as far as Amersham; this meant. Responsibility for the station was transferred from London Transport to British Railways on 11 September 1961. In 1966 as a result of The Reshaping of British Railways report, British Rail closed the line north of Aylesbury and the station is now only served by local commuter services. British Rail ran services until privatisation in 1996, when Chiltern Railways took over the franchise.

During the modernisation of the Met in the 1950s, the down platform buildings were demolished. In 1989-90 BR's Network SouthEast refurbished the station and the "up" platform canopy was shortened slightly. During 2013 a new footbridge was constructed; the old footbridge steps to the platforms were removed, this footbridge still provides a link from outside the station on the Up side to the outside of the station on the Down side. At peak times there are up to four trains per hour towards London in the morning, returning from London in the evening; some of these are express services, which skip the stops shared with the Metropolitan line nearer to London. Journeys to Marylebone take about 50 minutes. Journeys to Aylesbury take about 10 minutes; the normal off-peak service pattern is as follows: 2 trains per hour to Aylesbury 1 train per hour continues on to Aylesbury Vale Parkway 2 trains per hour to London Marylebone Very few buses are available from Wendover. The nearest taxi firms are in Aylesbury, except Alexander's Taxis, whose office is about five metres from the entrance to Wendover railway station.

Train times and station information for Wendover railway station from National Rail Chiltern Railways Photos of Wendover Station