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Gaisberg

The Gaisberg is, at 1,288 meters above sea level, a mountain to the east of Salzburg, Austria. It belongs to a range of the Northern Limestone Alps; the mountain is one of the Salzburg Hausberge, a popular recreational area offering picturesque views over the city and the Berchtesgaden Alps in the west. On the top of the mountain is the visible Gaisberg Transmitter; the mountain is one of the foothills of the Osterhorn Group between the Lammertal valley and the Wolfgangsee. The western slopes with the Kühberg spur extend to the Salzburg city limits, the adjacent parts belong to the neighbouring Koppl and Elsbethen municipalities. Since 1988 a small part of the woodland is designated as a protected area; the Gaisberg has been a popular destination for daytrippers from Salzburg in the 18th century. From 1887 until 1928 a rack railway, the Gaisbergbahn, provided easy access from the city to the top of the mountain until it was replaced in 1929 by a road. Today a public bus route starting from the Mirabellplatz square links a parking lot on the summit plateau, a starting point for winter sport, mountain biking, paragliding to the city centre.

The Gaisberg Transmitter, a 100 m high FM and TV transmitter facility located on its top, was erected in 1956. The Gaisberg road became the venue of a car and motorcycle hillclimb race between 1929 and 1969, part of the European Hillclimb Championship. Rudolf Caracciola, Manfred von Brauchitsch and Hans Stuck were among the 83 drivers of the first race on September 8, 1929 and contestants of races included Luigi Fagioli, Carlo Felice Trossi, Wolfgang Graf Berghe von Trips, Jean Behra, Jochen Rindt, Rolf Stommelen and Niki Lauda. Since 2003 the historical race has been revived and celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2004.. Live webcam pictures from top of the Gaisberg Historical film of the motorcycle race in 1933 Paragliding information GAISBERG | pure experience - Gaisberg informations by www.gaisberg.tv

Emerson, Nebraska

Emerson is a village in Dakota and Thurston counties in the U. S. state of Nebraska. The population was 840 at the 2010 census. Emerson is the only community in Nebraska; the Dakota and Dixon county portions of Emerson are part of the Sioux City metropolitan area. Emerson was laid out in 1881 at an important rail junction, it was named in honor of the poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson was incorporated as a village in 1888. Emerson is at 42°16.62′N 96°43.55′W, in the Central Standard Time zone. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.47 square miles, all of it land. As of the census of 2010, there were 840 people, 355 households, 218 families living in the village; the population density was 1,787.2 inhabitants per square mile. There were 377 housing units at an average density of 802.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 0.1% African American, 1.8% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, 1.2% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.6% of the population. There were 355 households of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.5% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, 38.6% were non-families. 36.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.89. The median age in the village was 41.6 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the village was 46.0% male and 54.0% female. As of the census of 2000, there were 817 people, 320 households, 209 families living in the village; the population density was 1,705.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 358 housing units at an average density of 747.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 92.78% White, 0.98% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 5.14% from other races, 0.37% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.51% of the population. There were 329 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.2% were non-families. 33.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36, the average family size was 2.97. In the village, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, 26.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males. As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $27,411, the median income for a family was $37,639. Males had a median income of $26,618 versus $18,833 for females; the per capita income for the village was $13,062.

About 8.5% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.7% of those under age 18 and 12.4% of those age 65 or over. Daniel E. Sheehan, American Roman Catholic archbishop. Craig Sams, founder of Green & Black’s chocolate brand. Https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craig_Sams

Vule Airways

Vule Airways Limited, was a owned airline in Uganda. Established in March 2017, the airline expected to begin scheduled commercial flights in November 2017. According to the company website, the corporate headquarters are at 515 Mbogo Road, Kibuli Hill, Uganda; the airline maintains a sales office in the central business district of Kampala, at 13-15 Kimathi Avenue, another office in southwest London, in the United Kingdom. As of August 2017, the company is waiting for the award of an air operator's certificate by the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority; the company plans to hire 60 employees and lease 6 aircraft to provide domestic and international passenger and cargo services. In August 2017, Ch-aviation reported that Vule Airways had secured an Air Services Licence from the Ugandan Civil Aviation Authority; the company's shares are owned by non-Ugandans. Vule Airways expects to start services to 6 domestic airports. Services will expand to the regional airports, within the countries of the East African Community.

The company expects to serve Johannesburg and London. According to the company website, the company expects to lease 6 aircraft, including one 40-seater Bombardier Dash 8-200 one 78 seater Bombardier Dash Q400, three 128-seater Boeing 737-700 and one 300-seater Boeing 777-200ER; the board of directors includes the following individuals: •Robert Mwesigwa Nviiri, the Chairman and Managing Director •Lameck Nsubuga Mukasa, Company Secretary •Fixon Akonya Okonye, Director Finance and Administration •Jones Yosiya Kyazze, Director Public Relations •Margaret Anne Mazzi Wampamba, Director Marketing •Perpetua Kabaitira Biraaro, Director Internal Audit •Nixon Kitimoi, Fund Manager List of airlines of Uganda Vule Airways Website Airline Information at Ch-Aviation.com Ugandan Owned Airline Joins Aviation Industry

Rolls-Royce Phantom I

The Rolls-Royce Phantom was Rolls-Royce's replacement for the original Silver Ghost. Introduced as the'New Phantom' in 1925, the Phantom had a larger engine than the Silver Ghost and used pushrod-operated overhead valves instead of the Silver Ghost's side valves; the Phantom was built in Derby and Springfield, Massachusetts, in the United States. There were several differences in specification between the American Phantoms; the Phantom was replaced by the Phantom II in 1929. The designation Phantom. Introduced in 1925, the New Phantom was Rolls-Royce's second 40/50 hp model. To differentiate between the 40/50 hp models, Rolls-Royce named the new model "New Phantom" and renamed the old model "Silver Ghost", the name given to their demonstration example, Registration No. AX201; when the New Phantom was replaced by another 40/50 hp model in 1929, the replacement was named Phantom II and the New Phantom was renamed Phantom I. One major improvement over the Silver Ghost was the new pushrod-OHV straight-6 engine.

Constructed as two groups of three cylinders with a single detachable head, the engine was described by Rolls-Royce as producing "sufficient" power. The engine undersquare 5 1/2 in stroke for a total of 7.7 L of displacement. In 1928, the cylinder heads were upgraded from cast iron to aluminium; the separate gearbox connected through a rubberised fabric flexible coupling to the clutch and through a torque tube enclosed drive to the differential at rear, as in the Silver Ghost. The New Phantom used the same frame as the Silver Ghost, with semi-elliptical springs suspending the front axle and cantilever springs suspending the rear axle. 4-wheel brakes with a servo-assistance system licensed from Hispano-Suiza were specified, though some early US models lacked front brakes. Like the Silver Ghost, the New Phantom was constructed both at Rolls-Royces' Derby factory in the United Kingdom and at a factory in Springfield, Massachusetts in the United States; the US factory produced New Phantoms from 1926 to 1931.

Principal differences between the US and UK models included transmissions. Both versions were specified with the same standard 143½ in wheelbase. S. model was 146½ in and the UK 150½. Both versions used a single dry-plate clutch, with US models equipped with a centre change 3-speed transmission and UK a 4-speed. Other minor differences included fuel gauge placement, with the UK New Phantom's at the tank but some US models having one on the dash, manual central lubrication systems; the UK Phantom employed Enots nipples, some times as many as 50, which required attachment of a special Enots oil pressure gun and needed time-consuming service at 500, 1000 and 2000 mile intervals. Only the chassis and mechanical parts were produced by Rolls-Royce; the body was fitted by a coachbuilder selected by the owner. Coachbuilders who produced bodies for New Phantom cars included Barker, Park Ward, Thrupp & Maberly, Mulliner and the Italian coachbuilder Zagato. American Phantoms could be bought with standardized bodies from Brewster & Co., owned by Rolls-Royce.

New Phantom: 2269 New Phantom: 1240 Citations BibliographyBaldwin, N.. A-Z of Cars of the 1920s. Devon, UK: Bay View Books. ISBN 1-870979-53-2. Brooks, Philip C.. Carpenter, Rhonda. "Sir Henry's Final Masterpiece Or How Glenn Ford Pushed a Button and Won the War". The International Club for Rolls-Royce & Bentley Owners Desk Diary 2009. Tampa, FL USA: Faircount: 34–41. Retrieved 31 March 2012. Posthumus, Cyril; the Story of Veteran & Vintage Cars. John Wood, illustrator. Feltham, Middlesex, UK: Hamlyn. ISBN 0-600-39155-8. Vance, Bill. "Motoring Memories: Hispano-Suiza". Autos.ca. Orleans, Canada: Canadian Driver Communications. Archived from the original on 7 July 2012. Retrieved 17 October 2011. Rolls-Royce adopted this system under licence from Hispano and used it for many years. Wood, Jonathan; the Rolls-Royce. Shire Album Series. 198. Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire, UK: Shire Publications. ISBN 978-0-7478-0577-9. Retrieved 29 March 2012

Jeff Steinborn

Jeff Steinborn is a Democratic member of the New Mexico State Senate, serving since 2017. Steinborn served in the New Mexico House of Representatives from 2006-2010 and from 2013-2017. Steinborn took office as Representative for the second time after defeating incumbent Antonio Lujan in the Democratic primary in June, 2012. Steinborn has worked as an aide to former Governor Bill Richardson, a field representative for former Senator Jeff Bingaman, was chairman of the Democratic Party of Doña Ana County, he has worked for the New Mexico Wilderness Alliance. Jeff Steinborn was born in Las Cruces, NM, he has two brothers, including his identical twin brother Daniel Steinborn. Profile at Vote Smart Legislative page

Chalky Island (Tasmania)

The Chalky Island, part of the Big Green Group within the Furneaux Group, is a 41-hectare unpopulated granite island with limestone outcrops and dolerite dykes, located in the Bass Strait, west of the Flinders Island, in Tasmania, in south-eastern Australia. The island is contained within a conservation area and is part of the Chalky, Big Green and Badger Island Groups Important Bird Area. Recorded breeding seabird and wader species are little penguin, short-tailed shearwater, white-faced storm petrel, Pacific gull, silver gull, sooty oystercatcher, pied oystercatcher, black-faced cormorant, Caspian tern and fairy tern. Reptiles present include White's skink, white-lipped snake and tiger snake. List of islands of Tasmania