The Piaggio P.148 was a 1950s Italian two-seat primary or aerobatic training monoplane designed and built by Piaggio Aero. The P.148 was an all-metal low-wing cantilever monoplane with fixed tailwheel landing gear. It offered room for two occupants in side-by-side seating as well as an optional third seat; the prototype first flew on the 12 February 1951 and after testing by the Italian Air Force was ordered into production for the air force primary training schools. A four-seat variant was developed as the P.149. Although introduced into the Italian Air Force service, the P.148 was withdrawn from use with the introduction of an all-jet training programme. In 1970, the aircraft was re-introduced into the Italian Air Force Service, when the basic piston-engine aircraft regained a role in the selection of pilots; some aircraft were sold by the Air Force to the Somali Air Corps as trainers. ItalyItalian Air Force operated 70 aircraft from 1951 until 1979 SomaliaSomali Air Corps - Retired Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1956–57General characteristics Crew: One Capacity: Two passengers Length: 8.44 m Wingspan: 11.12 m Height: 2.40 m Wing area: 18.81 m2 Aspect ratio: 6.6:1 Empty weight: 876 kg Gross weight: 1,280 kg Fuel capacity: 169 L Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming O-435-A air-cooled flat-six engine, 140 kW Propellers: 2-bladed Piaggio P.1031 metal constant-speed propellerPerformance Maximum speed: 234 km/h at sea level Cruise speed: 204 km/h at 900 m Range: 923 km Endurance: 4.5 hr Service ceiling: 5,000 m Time to altitude: 3 min 40 s to 1,000 m 26 min 40 s to 4,000 m Related development Piaggio P.149 Bridgman, Leonard.
Chapter 14 is an American alternative metalcore rock band from Carlsbad, California consisting of vocalist Chad Ackerman, guitarist Tanner Sparks, bassist Edwin Peraza, Jonathan Knauer on drums. Founded in 2003 by Ackerman and Sparks the band consisted of drummer Mike Catalano, guitarist Noah Slifka and bassist Eddie Hudson; the band was unable to put together a full-length album but did complete two full U. S. several demos without a label or financial backing. After four years trying to land a record deal the band split up in 2007 when Ackerman and Sparks were offered the roles of vocalist and bassist for Destroy the Runner’s departing Kyle Setter and Jeremiah Crespo respectively. Noah Slifka went on to join In Fear and Faith the same year while Mike Catalano would join back up with Ackerman and Sparks in Destroy the Runner in 2008. Eddie Hudson moved on to play bass for the band Paper Mache. On May 16, 2010 Destroy the Runner announced they were going on an “indefinite hiatus.” The same day Ackerman announced that he and Sparks would reform Chapter 14, he invited the other members to rejoin.
Chapter 14 self-released an EP entitled Like Trees in November on November 30, 2010. EPs Like Trees In November "Winter" "Roses" "Wizard Of Gods" "Acts Aside From Action" "Moth and Rust" The Bad Shephard Chapter 14 at MySpace
William "Bill" Fraccio was an American comic book artist whose career stretched from the 1940s Golden Age of comic books through 1979, when he turned to producing advertising art and teaching. He is best known for his 23-year run at Charlton Comics, where he illustrated, among many other things, the first two professional stories of future Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Roy Thomas; the often-uncredited Fraccio and his frequent art partner, inker Tony Tallarico, sometimes used the joint pseudonym Tony Williamson and Tony Williamsune, on stories for Warren Publishing's horror-comics magazines Creepy and Vampirella. Bill Fraccio attended New York City's American School of Design, where classmate Fred Kida introduced him to comic-book art. A lack of published credits in many early comics and by Fraccio in particular, makes credit-confirmation difficult, but Fraccio's reported professional debut was inking a 1940s "Iron Ace" story by another fellow student, Bob Fujitani, in a Hillman Periodicals comic.
Fraccio reportedly contributed to DS Publishing titles including Exposed and Gangsters Can't Win. He confirmably contributed to EC Comics titles, including The Crypt of Terror #17. #6-7 and Crime Smashers #15. Fraccio began beginning his long association with Charlton, starting with the premiere issue of writer Jerry Siegel's Mr. Muscles, about a wrestler who gains super strength and fights crime. Fraccio provided art in the variety of genres for the low-budget Derby, Connecticut-based Charlton Comics through the late-1950s and 1960s Silver Age of comic books and beyond. Though uncredited, Fraccio penciled hundreds of stories for, such Western comics as Black Fury, Cheyenne Kid, Cowboy Western and Six-Gun Heroes. Fraccio's last recorded Charlton work was two backup stories in Surf N' Wheels vol. 2, #5 — a more than two-decade run. Fraccio was a resident of New York, at the time of his death. Historian Jim Amash wrote that Fraccio "was never a fan favorite, but his work sure ended up in a lot of comic book collections.
He knew he was not a great artist.... He did the best. That's all the companies asked of him, he wasn't the type to rock any boats." Tony Williamson and Tony Williamsune at the Grand Comics Database Evanier, Mark. "Bill Fraccio, R. I. P.", "POV Online", December 7, 2005
Rudolf Busler was a German news photographer and cinematographer active from the 1950s to the 1970s. In 1955 Busler's exuberant photograph of German boogie-woogie dancers in full swing, shot with flash and blur from nearly floor-level, was included by Edward Steichen, with the work of ten other German photographers, for the Museum of Modern Art’s world-touring exhibition The Family of Man, seen by 9 million visitors. There is evidence that Steichen found Busler’s image at the Institut fur Bildjournalismus, a German photojournalism institute in Munich. Busler went on to become cinematographer on documentaries and short features for screen and television. In 1967 he was behind the camera in Rome and Lazio in Italy filming the 45 minute black-and-white Film in Rom directed by Alois Kolb, it screened in West Germany on 9 April 1967 by Bayerischer Rundfunk and featured interviews with Italian directors and actors Marco Bellocchio, Marcello Mastroianni, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Romano Scavolini. Busler was Director of Photography on the 1969 18-minute Freitag Morgen, directed by Peter Kölsch who wrote the screenplay, showing a mother’s anxiety about her 12-year-old boy riding to school for the first time on his new bicycle, the triumph of self-confidence that the adventure brings.
John Michael Quinn is an American lawyer, businessman and CNN television commentator. Quinn attended Georgetown University, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971, he attended Georgetown University Law Center, where he was an Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal, while serving as a staff member on the U. S. Senate Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs and as a legislative assistant to Senator Floyd K. Haskell of Colorado, he graduated with a J. D. in 1975. At the age of 26, from 1975 to 1976, Quinn directed Mo Udall's presidential campaign. Quinn became a partner at Arnold & Porter in Washington, D. C. working there for 20 years. He taught as an adjunct professor of constitutional law at Georgetown University Law Center He served as general counsel to the presidential campaigns of Senators Gary Hart and Bob Kerrey, was both counsel and communications director to Senator Al Gore's 1988 presidential campaign, he was again a Gore advisor during Gore's campaign as Bill Clinton's running mate in the 1992 election, coordinating Gore's preparation for the vice-presidential debates.
After Clinton and Gore won the election, Quinn was appointed Deputy Chief of Staff and Counsel to the Vice President. He was promoted to Chief of Staff to the Vice President of the United States, retaining the Counsel to the Vice President title. In September 1995, Quinn became White House Counsel to President Clinton and served in that role until early in 1997; when Quinn left the White House in 1997, he returned to Porter. In 2000, he co-founded Quinn Gillespie & Associates, a public affairs and public relations firm with Ed Gillespie, a leading Republican operative; the two met. Their partnership is considered an early example of the trend towards an interdisciplinary and bipartisan "one-stop shopping" approach to lobbying. Quinn served on the Boards of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, Fannie Mae and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial, he presently serves on the Boards of Alternative Packaging Systems, a developer of innovative non-aerosol packaging technologies and The Water Company, a developer of water purification technologies for industrial uses.
Until late 2016, he was a director of Constellis, a holding company that includes several private security companies that provide security services and training to both governmental and private sector clients. Quinn co-chaired the Governance and Compliance Committee of Academi with former Attorney General and Senator John Ashcroft. Quinn is presently a Legal Analyst at CNN, he practices law at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and in the Law Office of John M. Quinn. In the latter practice, he represents thousands of family members of victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Quinn was among the lawyers involved in promoting the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which became law when Congress overrode the veto issued by President Barack Obama; that veto was the only one override during Obama's presidency. Quinn is married to Susanna Monroney Quinn and lives in Washington, D. C. with their son, Storm Quinn, born April 26, 2012, daughter Jocelyn Quinn, born November 30, 1999. He has five older children: Kathy Zeigerson, Jonathan Quinn, Megan Quinn, Caitlin Quinn Slaviero and Brendan Quinn.
He has nine grand-children. Appearances on C-SPAN