The General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark is a retired American supersonic, medium-range interdictor and tactical attack aircraft that filled the roles of strategic nuclear bomber, aerial reconnaissance, electronic-warfare aircraft in its various versions. Developed in the 1960s by General Dynamics, it first entered service in 1967 with the United States Air Force; the Royal Australian Air Force ordered the type and began operating F-111Cs in 1973. The F-111 pioneered several technologies for production aircraft, including variable-sweep wings, afterburning turbofan engines, automated terrain-following radar for low-level, high-speed flight, its design influenced variable-sweep wing aircraft, some of its advanced features have since become commonplace. The F-111 suffered a variety of problems during initial development. Several of its intended roles, such as an aircraft carrier-based naval interceptor with the F-111B, failed to materialize. USAF F-111 variants were retired in the 1990s, with the F-111Fs in 1996 and EF-111s in 1998.
The F-111 was replaced in USAF service by the F-15E Strike Eagle for medium-range precision strike missions, while the supersonic bomber role has been assumed by the B-1B Lancer. The RAAF was the last operator of the F-111, with its aircraft serving until December 2010; the May 1960 U-2 incident, in which an American CIA U-2 spy plane was shot down over the USSR, stunned the United States government. Besides damaging US-Soviet relations, the incident showed that the Soviet Union had developed a surface-to-air missile that could reach aircraft above 60,000 feet; the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command and the RAF Bomber Command's plans to send subsonic, high-altitude B-47 and V bomber formations into the USSR were now much less viable. By 1960, SAC had begun moving to low-level penetration which reduced radar detection distances. At the time, SAMs were ineffective against low-flying aircraft, interceptor aircraft had less of a speed advantage at low altitudes; the Air Force's Tactical Air Command was concerned with the fighter-bomber and deep strike/interdiction roles.
TAC was in the process of receiving its latest design, the Republic F-105 Thunderchief, designed to deliver nuclear weapons fast and far, but required long runways. A simpler variable geometry wing configuration with the pivot points farther out from the aircraft's centerline was reported by NASA in 1958, which made swing-wings viable; this led Air Force leaders to encourage its use. In June 1960, the USAF issued specification SOR 183 for a long-range interdiction/strike aircraft able to penetrate Soviet air defenses at low altitudes and high speeds; the specification called for the aircraft to operate from short, unprepared airstrips. In the 1950s, the United States Navy sought a long-range, high-endurance interceptor aircraft to protect its carrier battle groups against long-range anti-ship missiles launched from Soviet jet bombers and submarines; the Navy needed a fleet air defense fighter with a more powerful radar, longer range missiles than the F-4 Phantom II to intercept both enemy bombers and missiles.
Seeking a FAD fighter, the Navy started with the subsonic, straight-winged aircraft, the Douglas F6D Missileer in the late 1950s. The Missileer was designed to carry six long-range missiles and loiter for five hours, but would be defenseless after firing its missiles; the program was formally canceled in 1961. The Navy had tried variable geometry wings with the XF10F Jaguar, but abandoned it in the early 1950s, it was NASA's simplification. By 1960, increases in aircraft weights required improved high-lift devices, such as variable geometry wings. Variable geometry offered high speeds, maneuverability with heavier payloads, long range, the ability to take off and land in shorter distances; the U. S. Air Force and Navy were both seeking new aircraft when Robert McNamara was appointed Secretary of Defense in January 1961; the aircraft sought by the two armed services shared the need to carry heavy armament and fuel loads, feature high supersonic speed, twin engines and two seats, use variable geometry wings.
On 14 February 1961, McNamara formally directed the services to study the development of a single aircraft that would satisfy both requirements. Early studies indicated that the best option was to base the design on the Air Force requirement, use a modified version for the Navy. In June 1961, Secretary McNamara ordered the go ahead of Tactical Fighter Experimental, despite Air Force and Navy efforts to keep their programs separate; the Air Force and the Navy could agree only on two-seat, twin-engine design features. The Air Force wanted a tandem-seat aircraft for low-level penetration ground-attack, while the Navy wanted a shorter, high altitude interceptor with side-by-side seating to allow the pilot and radar operator to share the radar display; the Air Force wanted the aircraft designed for 7.33 g with Mach 2.5 speed at altitude and Mach 1.2 speed at low level with an approximate length of 70 ft. The Navy had less strenuous requirements of 6 g with Mach 2 speed at altitude and high subsonic speed at low level with a length of 56 ft.
The Navy wanted the aircraft with a nose large enough for a 48 in diameter radar dish. McNamara developed a basic set of requirements for TFX based on the Air Force's requirements and, on 1 September 1961, ordered the Air Force to develop it. A request for proposals for the TFX was provided to industry in October 1961. In December, proposals were received from Boeing, General Dynamics, Lockheed, McDonnell, North American and Republic; the evaluation group found all the proposals
Dositej Stojković was the Metropolitan of Skopje, under the canonical jurisdiction of the Serbian Orthodox Church from 1959 to 1967, when he became the primate of the self-proclaimed Macedonian Orthodox Church. He remained in that position until his death in 1981, he was born as Dimitrije Stojković on 7 December 1906 in Smederevo, Kingdom of Serbia, to father Lazar and mother Sofija. His family were Serbian Patriarshists from Ottoman Macedonia, he finished primary gymnasium in Belgrade. Dositej entered the theological school in Sremski Karlovci in 1922, he took monastic vows in the Kičevo Monastery in 1924. Between 1924 and 1932 he was a fellowman of Hilandar and Gračanica, he finished theological school in Bitola in 1937. He graduated from the Theological Faculty in Belgrade in 1942. In 1947 he was appointed administrator of the Patriarchal Court in Sremski Karlovci, in 1948 he was appointed archimandrite; the Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Church appointed archimandrite Dositej as vicar bishop of Toplica in 1951, as an aide bishop to the Serbian Patriarch.
He was included in negotiations to resolve contentious church issues in Macedonia. At the end of 1951, the "Initiative Board" in Skopje demanded from Patriarch Vikentije II that Metropolitan of Skopje Josif Cvijović be replaced by bishop Dositej. Although the demand was not met, it was followed by several in the coming years, with growing support from the regime. On 4 October 1958, Dositej was uncanonically proclaimed the "Archbishop of Ohrid, Skopje, Metropolitan of Macedonia" in an assembly in Ohrid, he left his regular duties in Belgrade and put himself as the head of this schismatic group, which banned the canonical archiereus Josif Cvijović to return to his eparchy. Following the Communist regime's pressure, the Assembly of the Serbian Orthodox Church, after its 3–19 June 1959 session, recognized Dositej as the Metropolitan of Skopje. Despite the canonical order and two other bishops established the "Archieretical Synod of the Autonomous Orthodox Church in NR Macedonia". In order to preserve peace, the Serbian Orthodox Assembly formalized Dositej's decisions, as he had committed to that certain irregularities in the constitution of the Macedonian Church be removed.
However, in the following years it was shown that gaining autonomy was only an intermediate step towards requesting autocephaly. In an assembly in Ohrid in 1967, the autocephality of the Macedonian Orthodox Church was uncanonically proclaimed, leading to an open schism, the move not recognized by the Serbian Orthodox Church nor any other autocephalous church. Dositej and the other bishops of the schismatic Orthodox Church in Macedonia were indicted in the canonical Serbian Orthodox Church court. In the coming years there were without results, he died on 20 May 1981, in Skopje. Metropolitanate of Skopje Slijepčević, Đoko M.. The Macedonian Question: The Struggle for Southern Serbia. Chicago: The American Institute for Balkan Affairs. Вуковић, Сава. Српски јерарси од деветог до двадесетог века. Београд: Евро. Пузовић, Предраг. "Раскол у Српској православној цркви - македонско црквено питање". Вардарски зборник: 155–173
"Don't I Know You?" is the third episode of the BBC America television show Killing Eve. It aired on 22 April 2018 in 29 September 2018 in the United Kingdom. Villanelle begins to further tease Eve Polastri by using her name to commit a murder at a sex clinic, drawing her to the scene of the crime; as none of the nurses at the hospital match the suspect, Eve is asked to describe the woman she saw in the bathroom to a police sketch artist, which she does with intense detail, showing a close interest in Villanelle. Villanelle, again dressed as a nurse, arrives at a sex clinic in Berlin, telling the staff she is a temp called "Eve Polastri", she begins to ` treat' a Chinese diplomat. It is Zhang's birthday and he requests "something special"—Villanelle clamps his scrotum past the point of Zhang calling his safeword, before increasing the gas flow to his mask, killing him. Eve shows signs of tension in her marriage, questioning Niko's choice of food and not sharing with him when he tries to start conversation.
She leaves to help Bill. Eve decides to head to Berlin and asks Bill to join her, though Bill suggests taking Elena because of the younger agent's desire for fieldwork. Bill is the only member of the group who speaks German, so he agrees. Showing a much more obvious sexual desire, Villanelle playfully begins an intimate encounter with a Canadian tourist, who has curly hair similar to Eve's, calling the tourist "Eve" and asking to be chased. In London, Eve, as she is preparing to travel, is encouraged by Niko to add a luggage tag so she doesn't lose her suitcase, it is revealed. She calls Kenny to locate Jin, asking Bill to watch her suitcase as she does—she returns to find it has been taken. In a hotel room, Villanelle rummages through Eve's suitcase, putting on a zebra-print green scarf before Konstantin makes a surprise appearance—he is unhappy that she has stayed in the city after the assassination with Eve around, which he is not aware that she knows, but suggests she can now trail Eve. Pamela, the tourist, returns, to Konstantin's dismay.
Bill and Eve hunt down Jin. As Bill repeats his apologies for losing the suitcase, Eve only notes that Niko will be unhappy about the green scarf, though she doesn't like it, they confront Jin, who says that a revised cause of death says Zhang had a heart attack, but get no more information. Eve goes shopping for a nice dress, per Jin's instructions, at the suggestion of going clubbing after dinner; as Eve is shopping, Villanelle is dressed as a store attendant, surreptitiously suggests a matching belt for the dress she has picked out, smiling shyly behind a clothing rail when Eve approves. At her hotel, Eve begins getting dressed and receives a video call from Niko, hosting a dinner party she had forgotten about and questions her dress, with Eve explaining her dinner situation, which Niko doesn't like. Bill enters, telling her she needs to shave her armpits—in her own hotel, Villanelle watches the video call remotely—and offering other fashion advice, telling Eve to remove her bra because it shows at the sides and back of the dress, which wasn't designed to be worn with a bra.
The two exchange friendly rapport, discussing Bill's party years in Berlin and his bisexuality, before Bill asks Eve if she is attracted to women, if she is attracted to Villanelle. He walks her to the train station and directs her, catching sight of Villanelle as he is leaving. Bill recognises the green scarf on Villanelle and protects Eve by stepping in and asking about it so that the train leaves before she can chase Eve. Eve is busy at the dinner with Jin, who keeps pushing back on revealing any information, forcing Eve to remain and to give niceties, while Bill chases Villanelle through Berlin. Eve gets Jin to outright tell her what happened, he says he is unable to keep investigating why Zhang was killed, but asks Eve to continue it. Bill calls Eve, explaining that he is tailing someone in Cassiopeia, asking for her help and to call Weber for him. Villanelle escapes Bill by cutting into an upmarket night club. Jin continues to give Eve information as she ignores her phone, telling her that Zhang had uncovered a Chinese mole shortly before his assassination, suggesting there may be a connection.
She checks her phone when Bill leaves another voicemail, leavi
Scott Welch is a retired British professional boxer. As an amateur, Welch became one of the UK's ABA Heavyweight Champions, he travelled the world as a professional boxer, winning the Southern Area belt, the British, Commonwealth and WBO Intercontinental titles. In 1997, he contended the WBO World Title fight in Nashville, losing to Henry Akinwande by a wide points margin. In the course of his career Welch had 26 professional fights, with 22 wins and an impressive 17 knock-outs. Since his retirement in 1999, Welch has worked alongside his old coach Dave Brown, as head trainer at the Brighton and Hove ABC. In Guy Ritchie's bare-knuckle movie Snatch Welch played Horace'Good Night' Anderson, his big fight scene with Brad Pitt has achieved notoriety, famously sending Pitt skyward a round before being'knocked out'. Welch takes his acting fame with a big pinch of salt: "A film star lifestyle would be great if I hadn't done anything in my life, but I'm pleased with what I've achieved. I've had my career.
My career was boxing." Welch's formative years were spent in the seaside resort of Great Yarmouth. Welch got into boxing at a local club. Welch moved to Brighton when he was 16 and found it "a massive wow factor after Yarmouth." At 86 kg, he was too big to find a match on the amateur circuit. It took a couple more years, some intensive coaching at the Hove ABC under Dave Brown, before his amateur career started. Over the next few years, Welch racked up an impressive amateur record of 30 wins against 8 defeats, culminating in the ABA Heavyweight title of Great Britain in May 1992. "In amateur boxing, every fight was a tough fight as we were all so well matched," Welch remembers. Still a fitness fanatic, Welch has raised huge sums for charity, completing the gruelling 250-mile Marathon des Sables in the Sahara, climbing Kilimanjaro and has tackled the Atacama desert. Welch is Head Trainer at the Hove ABC, working alongside his old coach Dave Brown. "I enjoy it," he says, "I'm putting it all back in.
We've got a few good prospects, there's a lot of younger lads coming through, too". IBoxing Trainer is Welch's smartphone app designed to help youngsters get into boxing and is approved by the WBC and the BBBofC. By keeping things simple but comprehensive, Welch covers everything an aspiring boxer needs to get started and progress. "Learning the basics properly is vital. I wish I had something like this when I first started". Welch is proud of his work with young boxers and has been recognised for his efforts with a WBC honorary belt. Welch purchased and restored Thorington Gate Lodge in Suffolk, derelict for 20 years; the project was featured on the television series The Restoration Man in 2010. Professional boxing record for Scott Welch from BoxRec Scott Welch on IMDb Scott Welch on Twitter
Larisa Alaverdyan, is an Armenian pedagogue and politician who served as the first Human Rights Defender of Armenia, member of the National Assembly between 2007 and 2012 and leader of the faction of party Founding Parliament between 2009 and 2012. Alaverdyan was born in Baku, nowadays part of Republic of Azerbaijan and After graduating from the State Pedagogical Institute of Azerbaijan in 1966, she started her pedagogical work as a teacher of mathematics and drawing. Between 1966 and 1967 was teacher of maths in a rural secondary school. From 1991 to 1995, was the chief expert of the Special Commission of the Supreme Council of Armenia in issues related to Nagorno-Karabakh, since 2006 is the executive director of the NGO "Against the Violation of Law", she is the director of Institute of Law and Politics of the Russian-Armenian University, where teaches since 2002. Participated in the European Union-Armenia parliamentary cooperative committee in the 10th meeting between 24 and 26 November 2008.
The office of Human Rights Defender, or Ombudsman, of Armenia was created by law in October 2003, on 19 February 2004 Larisa Alaverdyan was appointed to the office by presidential decree, assuming the office on 1 March 2004. She helped the creation of the rehabilitation center of the South Caucasus for the victims of organized violence; this center managed to bring back home some Armenian children
Walid Georgey, better known by the stage name Maes, is a French rapper of Moroccan origin from Sevran. He has released two albums and a number of singles and is best known for "Madrina" featuring French rapper Booba. Maes grew up in Beaudottes in Sevran in the northeastern suburbs of Paris with his parents, his 5 brothers and 2 sisters and started rapping at age of 14 forming his rap formation MSR with his friends Radmo and SY3. After college, Maes served a sentence for 18 months in maison d'arrêt de Villepinte from 2016 to 2017. During his incarceration, he released a number of a mixtape Réelle Vie. After release from detention, he released #MaesEstLibérable, debuted as a supporting act for the groupe 13 Block at the gig in La Bellevilloise on 10 December 2017. On 2 March 2018, he released a second mixtape Réelle Vie 2.0 and upon its success was signed to the Millenium label, part of Capitol Music France. With the single "Madrina" featuring Booba, he topped the French Singles Chart; the music video was shot in Bogota.
With Millenium, he had released the albums Pure in 2018 and Les derniers salopards in 2020. *Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts. Did not appear in the official Belgian Ultratop 50 charts, but rather in the bubbling under Ultratip charts