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New York's 5th State Senate district

New York's 5th State Senate district is one of 63 districts in the New York State Senate. It has been represented by Democratic Senator James Gaughran since 2019. Gaughran defeated longtime Republican Senator Carl Marcellino in a 2018 rematch after narrowly losing to Marcellino in 2016. District 5 covers much of Long Island's North Shore in Nassau County and Suffolk County, including northern Huntington and Oyster Bay, as well as the city of Glen Cove; the district is located within U. S. congressional district 3, overlaps with New York State Assembly districts 10, 12, 13, 15, 19

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd.

Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. was an aircraft manufacturer active at Longueuil, Canada in the period 1920–50. It served as a subsidiary of the Fairchild Aircraft company of the United States. Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. came about a result of the aviation activities of the St. Maurice Valley Protective Association beginning in 1919; this association was the first to use aircraft for commercial purposes in Canada. From the St. Maurice Association, Fairchild Aerial Surveys of Canada Ltd. was formed in 1922. Until 1929, Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. acted as a servicing organization dealing with forestry, surveying, fire detection and reforestation. "Forester extraordinaire," Ellwood Wilson, was the man responsible for creating this specialized Canadian company. The first planes used were 12 Curtiss HS-2Ls. Problems with this seaplane arose when water entered the rubber seals and cracked; the need for utility aircraft appropriate for the Canadian climate, sparked the company to expand into the construction and adaptation of aircraft for the Canadian government.

A great deal of the work to open up the Canadian North, was carried out by Fairchild Cabin types and a number were used in Alaska for the same purpose. The Fairchild FC-2W-2 is typical of a number of single radial-engined cabin monoplanes manufactured during the second half of the 1920s and into the early 1930s, that were built in the United States and to a lesser extent in Canada. Most of them were utility aircraft that could perform a number of roles and could be utilized on wheels floats, or skis; these aircraft played a major part in the rapid development of aviation during this period until they were succeeded by newer types in the 1930s. Fairchild aircraft were to be found from northern Canada and Alaska down through the United States, Central America to South America where they operated in some of the countries there, they were purchased by civil operators and the military. Their main functions involved carrying of passenger and/or freight, air mail but performed admirably in the role of aerial surveying.

The first RCAF orders made with the new Canadian Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. were for Model 71Bs, designed to RCAF requirements in the United States with the parent company, Fairchild Airplane Manufacturing Corp. The 71Bs were put to use for photographic and transport duties. Twelve Fairchild 71Bs were on strength with the RCAF from 20 May 1930 to 2 October 1941 although one was converted to a 71C. On 6 July 1930, Fairchild G-CYVX began a long inspection trip of the Canadian Arctic; the Fairchild 82A was a Canadian-designed successor to 71 models. It won immediate acceptance by Canadian bush operators who appreciated its good load-lifting capabilities for freight; the 82A proved to be one of the north’s most reliable bush aircraft. The type was made in Canada and seven were exported to Mexico and South America. Only 24 were built. An attempt to design a more capable large bush plane resulted in the Fairchild 45-80 Sekani, a twin-engined sesquiplane. Testing revealed a number of troubling faults leading to rejection by both the RCAF and Canadian Airways.

After only two aircraft were built and tested, the project was abandoned. For bush use, some operators preferred the Fairchild 82A to the more famous Noorduyn Norseman; the last 82A in service disappeared on a flight in the Northwest Territories on June 9, 1964. The Fairchild Aircraft Company of Hagerstown, was awarded a US Army Air Force contract in 1938 for a tandem cockpit, primary trainer; the aeroplane was called "Cornell" after the famous university. An overall total of 7260 were constructed by mid-1944; the RCAF selected the Cornell as a successor to the Tiger Moth and Fleet Finch, which the Air Force realized in 1941 were obsolete because they lacked the full instrumentation of the Cornell. In Canada, the Fleet Aircraft Company built 1642 Cornells under licence, designated either as PT-19s or PT-26s; the latter were distinguished by their enclosed canopy. The RCAF first flew Cornells in 1940 and retired the last one in 1947. In the same year as production started on the Cornell project, Fairchild had joined together with five other companies in setting up Canadian Associated Aircraft Ltd.

The consortium was formed in 1938 to build the Handley Page Hampden for use in the Royal Air Force with Fairchild contracted to build the Hampden's tail. When the Second World War broke out, Fairchild undertook a massive expansion of their factory to over 600,000 sq ft by 1944; the workforce increased from just over 1000 workers in 1939 to a maximum of 9,620 in 1944. The wartime need for a patrol bomber led to a Canadian requirement for a bomber that Fairchild Aircraft Ltd. of Quebec fulfilled through production of the Bristol Blenheim Mk IV as the Bristol Bolingbroke, irreverently nicknamed the "Bolly." After a small run of aircraft constructed to British specifications, as the Bolingbroke Mk I, Fairchild switched production to the Bolingbroke Mk IV with American instruments and equipment. These versions included anti-icing boots and a dinghy; some of these aircraft served as bombers during the Aleutians campaign, but most of the 150 served in the intended role as patrol bombers on the Atlantic coast.

Another 450 were completed as the Bolingbroke Mk IVT as trainers and saw extensive use in the Commonwealth Air Training Plan. One of the final variants was the Bolingbroke Mk IVW, powered by two 895 kW Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp engines. In total, 676 Bolingbrokes were produced. Fairchild additionally received a contract to build the Curtiss Helldiver

Harborcreek Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania

Harborcreek Township is a township in Erie County, United States. The population was 17,234 at the 2010 census, up from 15,178 at the 2000 census, it is part of the Erie Metropolitan Statistical Area. Harborcreek Township is in northeastern Erie County, bordered to the north by Lake Erie, to the west by Lawrence Park Township, the borough of Wesleyville, the city of Erie, Millcreek Township, to the south by Greene Township, to the east by Greenfield Township and North East Township; the unincorporated community of Harborcreek is north of the township center, the communities of Fairfield and Brookside, together comprising the Northwest Harborcreek census-designated place, are on the west side of the township. Penn State Erie, The Behrend College is in the southwest part of the township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 34.11 square miles, of which 0.02 square miles, or 0.07%, is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 17,234 people, 6,155 households, 4,372 families living in the township.

The population density was 503.9 people per square mile. There were 6,461 housing units at an average density of 188.9/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 96.7% White, 1.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.2% from other races, 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1% of the population. There were 6,155 households, out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 29% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals, 12% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.96. In the township the population was spread out, with 26.7% under the age of 20, 8.5% from 20 to 24, 19% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.5 years. The median income for a household in the township was $61,800, the median income for a family was $72,445.

Males had a median income of $53,302 versus $34,747 for females. The per capita income for the township was $24,525. About 3.9% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over. As of the census of 2000, there were 15,178 people, 5,398 households, 4,021 families living in the township; the population density was 443.2 people per square mile. There were 5,645 housing units at an average density of 164.8/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 97.52% White, 1.21% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population. There were 5,398 households, out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 25.5% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals, 11.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.08. In the township the population was spread out, with 23.6% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males. The median income for a household in the township was $47,294, the median income for a family was $54,291. Males had a median income of $39,912 versus $26,698 for females; the per capita income for the township was $20,025. About 3.0% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over. Harborcreek Township

2009 Australia national soccer team season

This page summarises the Australia national soccer team fixtures and results in 2009. The start of the year consisted of alternating qualification matches for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup and the 2010 FIFA World Cup; when Australia met Japan in February, they were top of the group with three wins. A draw against Japan, a win against Uzbekistan and another draw with Qatar was enough for Australia to qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup with two games to spare. Asian Cup qualifying started poorly with a draw in Indonesia and a home loss to Kuwait although wins in the year improved Australia's position in the group leading into the final fixtures in 2010. Netherlands were ranked number three in the world at the time of visiting Sydney to play a friendly that finished nil-all. Australia finished the year at 21 in the FIFA rankings.

McLaren GT

The McLaren GT is an upcoming sports car designed and manufactured by British automobile manufacturer McLaren Automotive. It is the company's first dedicated grand tourer and is based on the same platform underpinning the 720S with the addition of a carbon fibre rear deck to house a glazed tailgate creating greater storage capacity; the GT was first announced at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, but full details of the car were not released until May 15th of the same year. The GT features a new variation of the 3,994 cc twin-turbocharged M840T V8 engine found in the 720S. Having a new dedicated codename of M840TE, the new engine has smaller turbochargers that deliver lower peak performance than its Super Series variant but greater low RPM-performance and responsiveness; the GT has a rated power output of 620 PS at 7,000 rpm, the maximum torque is 465 lb⋅ft at 5,500 rpm. The suspension system in the GT is derived from the system in the 720S; the car utilises double wishbones at the front and rear axles, a modified version of the ProActive Chassis Control II active damping system called Proactive Damping Control.

The company claims that the GT has a top speed of 326.7 km/h, it can accelerate from 0–97 km/h in 3.1 seconds, 0–200 km/h in 9 seconds. The McLaren GT features 150 litres of storage space at the front and 420 litres in the rear accommodating a full-sized set of golf clubs. Nappa leather is standard upholstery, but driver's can choose from a softer hide made by Bridge of Weir in Scotland or in the future, cashmere; the new comfort seats have increased shoulder padding and back support, with electrical adjustment and heating as standard on Pioneer and Luxe models. A 7 inch touchscreen mounted in the centre controlling a revamped infotainment system and is supplemented by a 12.3 inch driver information display which changes in layout depending if Comfort, Sport or Track mode is selected. Official product page