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Rolls-Royce Dart

The Rolls-Royce RB.53 Dart is a long-lived British turboprop engine designed and manufactured by Rolls-Royce Limited. First run in 1946, it powered the first Vickers Viscount maiden flight in 1948, in the Viscount was the first turboprop engine to enter airline service, with British European Airways, in 1950. On 29 July 1948 a flight between Northolt and Paris–Le Bourget Airport with 14 paying passengers in a Dart-powered Viscount was the first scheduled airline flight by any turbine-powered aircraft; the Dart was still in production when the last Fokker F27 Friendships and Hawker Siddeley HS 748s were produced in 1987. Following the company convention for naming gas turbine engines after rivers, this turboprop design was named after the River Dart. Designed in 1946 with a two-stage centrifugal compressor by a team under Lionel Haworth using experience gained with the earlier Rolls-Royce Clyde, the Dart engine was rated at 890 shp and first flew in the nose of a converted Avro Lancaster in October 1947.

Improvements in design led to the Dart RDa.3 of 1,400 shp which went into production for the Viscount in 1952. The RDa.6 increased this rating to 1,600 shp, the RDa.7, thanks to a three-stage turbine, increased this to 1,800 shp. Darts were rated up to 3,245 ehp, remaining in production until 1987, with some 7,100 having been produced having flown some 170 million flying hours; the Dart was produced under licence in India by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. Haworth and his team went on to design and develop the larger and more powerful Rolls-Royce Tyne; as well as the RB.53 designation each mark of Dart engine was allocated a Ministry of Supply "RDa.n" number as well as Mk.numbers. RDa.1 Initial prototype engines – 1,250 shp plus 300lb residual thrust RDa.2 Initial production engines RDa.3 1,480 hp estimated power – 1,345 hp shaft power + 350 lbf residual thrust at 14,500 rpm RDa.6 1,670 hp estimated power – 1,535 hp shaft power + 350 lbf residual thrust at 14,500 rpm RDa.7 1,815 hp estimated power – 1,630 hp shaft power + 480 lbf residual thrust at 15,000 rpm RDa.7/1 1,910 hp estimated power – 1,730 hp shaft power + 470 lbf residual thrust at 15,000 rpm RDa.7/2 2,020 hp estimated power – 1,835 hp shaft power + 485 lbf residual thrust at 15,000 rpm RDa.7 Mk 21 2,099 hp estimated power - used for Bréguet 1050 Alizé RDa.7/2 Mk.529 2,100 hp estimated power – 1,910 hp shaft power + 495 lbf residual thrust at 15,000 rpm RDa.10 2,555 hp estimated power – 2,305 hp shaft power + 670 lbf residual thrust at 15,000 rpm RDa.10/1 3,030 hp estimated power – 2,750 hp shaft power + 750.4 lbf residual thrust at 15,000 rpm RDa.10/1 3,245 hp estimated power at 15,000 rpm, with Water/Methanol injection for the Hawker-Siddeley HS.748MF Andover C Mk.1.

RDa.11 Mk.506 Mk.510 Mk.511 Mk.512 Mk.514 Mk.520 Mk.525 Mk.526 Mk.527 Mk.528 Mk.529 Mk.530 Mk.531 Mk.551 Mk.552 Mk.540 Mk.541 Mk.542 Largely associated with the successful Vickers Viscount medium-range airliner, it powered a number of other European and Japanese designs of the 1950s and 60s and was used to convert American-manufactured piston aircraft to turboprop power. The list includes: Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy: Medium-range transport Aviation Traders Accountant: Cancelled prototype airliner Avro 748: Feeder airliner. Avro Athena one prototype aircraft only: Military trainer Breguet Alizé: Anti-submarine aircraft: Dart RDa 21 2099 hp with water/methanol injection Cavalier Turbo Mustang III Fairchild F-27: Small airliner, U. S. manufactured version of the Fokker F27 Friendship. Two versions: F27A and F27B Fairchild Hiller FH-227: Airliner, U. S. manufactured version of the Fairchild F-27 featuring a stretched fuselage with increased passenger seating Fokker F27 Friendship: Small airliner from Dutch aerospace and aviation manufacturer Fokker.

The original model on which several other airliners were based. Grumman Gulfstream I: Executive transport & small airliner. Includes the stretched Grumman Gulfstream I-C. Handley Page Dart Herald: Small airliner Hawker Siddeley Andover: Military transport NAMC YS-11: Short/medium range airliner Some Douglas DC-3 transport aircraft have been upgraded to use Darts. DC-3s in BEA service with this update were called Pionairs. Another conversion is the Conroy Turbo Three. Convair 600 and Convair 640 converted from Convair 240, Convair 340 and Convair 440 piston-powered aircraft: Small airliners Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress: A unique one was converted by Aero-Flite Company with 4x Rolls-Royce Dart turboprop engines and was used for fire fighting. Power output was around 1,500 hp in early versions, close to twice that in versions, such as those that powered the NAMC YS-11 airliner; some versions of the engine were fitted with water methanol injection, which acted as a power restorative in hot and high conditions.

A Rolls-Royce Dart is on public display at the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford. Two Dart engines are on display at Brooklands Museum, Surrey, alongside a Vickers Viscount airliner. A Rolls-Royce Dart is on public display at the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust, James A. Allison Exhibition in Indianapolis. A Rolls-Royce Dart is on display at the Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust Collection. A Rolls-Royce Dart is on publ

Evelyne Accad

Evelyne Accad is a Lebanese-born educator and writer living in the United States and Lebanon. Accad is a father of Lebanese and Egyptian descent, she was born in Beirut in 1943 and grew up in Lebanon and came to the United States in the early 1960s. She was educated at the Beirut College for Women, Anderson College, Ball State University and Indiana University Bloomington, receiving a PhD in comparative literature from the latter institution. Accad taught at Beirut University College in 1978 and 1984 and at Northwestern University in 1991, she is Professor Emerita in Francophone, African, Middle East, Women's Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and the Lebanese American University in Beirut. She published her first novel L'Excisée in 1982; this novel deals with excision of women in both the metaphorical sense. Although she has her own unique style, Accad was influenced by the Egyptian-born French writer Andrée Chedid and the Egyptian writer Nawal El Saadawi.

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The Hazel Scott Show

The Hazel Scott Show was an early American television program broadcast on the now defunct DuMont Television Network. The series, hosted by Hazel Scott, ran during the summer of 1950, is most notable for being one of the first U. S. network television series to be hosted by any person of African descent. The Hazel Scott Show was a 15-minute-long musical program hosted by pianist and singer Hazel Scott, who would perform show tunes and other numbers live on the show. Scott was no stranger to performing before she began appearing on the program: she had appeared in nightclubs, on radio and television programs, on Broadway, in five feature films; the program first aired on July 3, 1950. The show was produced and distributed by the DuMont network, aired Monday and Friday from 7:45 pm to 8 pm ET on most DuMont affiliates; the Joan Edwards Show was in the same time slot on Thursdays. Trinidad-born Hazel Scott was described as a "novelty on the entertainment scene", the series was well received by critics.

Variety wrote: "Hazel Scott has a neat little show in this modest package. Most engaging element is the Scott personality, dignified, yet relaxed, versatile."Despite critical acclaim and decent Hooper Ratings, the series was cancelled after just a few months. On June 22, 1950, Scott's name had appeared in Red Channels, an anti-Communist publication which named supposed Communist sympathizers. Although Scott appeared voluntarily before the House Un-American Activities Committee on September 22 and vehemently denied the charges, The Hazel Scott Show found itself without a sponsor; the DuMont network cancelled the series just one week as her being listed in Red Channels meant the series would be unlikely to get a sponsor, DuMont could not afford a sustained program in the time-slot. The final network telecast was on September 29, 1950; the network replaced the series with The Susan Raye Show which only lasted from October 2 until November 20. As with most DuMont series, there are no episodes known to exist.

List of programs broadcast by the DuMont Television Network List of surviving DuMont Television Network broadcasts 1950-51 United States network television schedule Amanda – 1948–1949 WABD series starring African-American actress and singer Amanda Randolph Stairway to Stardom – 1950–1951 New Jersey-aired series with disc jockey Bill Cook Elder Michaux – 1948–1949 on DuMont, continued afterwards as local series Hadda Brooks and The Hadda Brooks Show, 1957 local Los Angeles TV show David Weinstein, The Forgotten Network: DuMont and the Birth of American Television ISBN 1-59213-245-6 Alex McNeil, Total Television, Fourth edition ISBN 0-14-024916-8 Tim Brooks and Earle Marsh, The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows, Third edition ISBN 0-345-31864-1 Robert Kenneth Carr, The House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1945–1950 Karen Chilton, Hazel Scott: The Pioneering Journey of a Jazz Pianist from Cafe Society to Hollywood to HUAC The Hazel Scott Show on IMDb DuMont historical website

Komal (actor)

Komal is an Indian actor in the Kannada film industry, known for comedic roles. He is a film producer and distributor. Komal made his cinema debut in the year 1992 as a second hero for the movie called Super nan Maga produced by his brother in law N. Srinivas. Since his debut Komal has acted in over 100 films as a comedy actor and as a lead actor in the film called Chamkaisi chindi Udaisi, he is the younger brother of actor Jaggesh, with whom he has collaborated professionally. Komal has won State award for his role as a supporting actor in the film Thavarige Baa Thangi in 2003, he has won the South Filmfare Award for his performance in the Vishnuvardhan starrer Neenello Naanalle in 2006. Komal completed his studies in Ooty, his brother, Jaggesh, is an established Kannada actor. He debuted as the full-fledged hero in the year 1994 for the movie called Military Mawa under his original name Chiranjeevi. Jaggesh did a supporting role in spite of which the movie flopped in the box office. After which he started doing small roles in his brother Jaggesh and his brother in law N. Srinivas movies such as Shivanna and Jipuna Nan Ganda and a lead actor.

His nephews Gururaj and Yethiraj are actors. His wife Anasooya Komal Kumar is a producer; the couple released the film under their home banner "Soundarya Lahari Combines". His brother-in-law N. Srinivas supervised as a production designer. Komal made his debut as the hero in Mr. Garagasa in 2008; however he got a break as a lead actor in the 2009 released Chamkayisi Chindi Udaisi produced by his brother in law and his wife. Since he acted as a solo hero in films such as Maryada Ramanna and Kal Manja, he has acted with many leading stars such as Vishnuvardhan, Puneeth Rajkumar, Jaggesh, Ramesh Aravind, Sudeep and others. His 2012 film Govindaya Namaha has been declared a blockbuster catapulting him to the stardom status; the song "Pyarge Aagbittaite" featuring Parul Yadav and himself went viral on the internet. Some of Komal's notable works are:- Komal on IMDb Komal Kumar Filmography Komal Interview

Kent Business School

Kent Business School known as KBS, is the business school of the University of Kent. Since opening in 1988, it offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD degree programmes, as well as non-degree'part-time' executive education for individuals and companies. KBS is ranked among the top 20 business schools in the United Kingdom. KBS is sited in two locations, at The University of Kent main campus in Canterbury and at the Medway campus. In March 2017, Kent Business School at the Canterbury Campus moved into its new home, The Sibson Building. Named after the University of Kent's third Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robin Sibson, the state-of-the-art building with new teaching and learning spaces and modern social and breakout areas encapsulates KBS academic values and identity. League Table Performance 35th in the UK for Business and Management Studies 26th in the UK for Accounting and Finance 9th in the UK for Marketing Job Prospects 6th in the UK for Business & Management graduating students' employment prospects 89% of Kent Business & Management students were in work or further study within 6 months of graduating in 2018 7th in the UK for Accounting & Finance graduating students' employment prospects 91% of Kent Finance & Accounting students were in work or further study within 6 months of graduating in 2018 The University of Kent's business school runs 6 programmes, including undergraduate courses in Accounting and Finance and Management, Marketing.

At undergraduate level, competition for places at KBS are competitive with the average KBS student achieving ABB-AAB at A-Level to secure a placeAt postgraduate level, Kent offers an MBA, 9 MSc and 7 PhD programmes - including Masters in Finance, in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The Business School has a variety of links with companies and organisations as well as other academic institutions; the school's academic network includes: Austria: Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck Germany: EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, Wiesbaden Germany: Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin France: ESSEC Business School, Paris France: Neoma Business School and Rheims France: ESC Rennes School of Business, Rennes France: Jean Moulin University Lyon 3, Lyon Italy: Università Carlo Cattaneo, Castellanza Italy: Università degli Studi di Firenze, Florence Spain: IE Business School, Madrid Sweden: Stockholm University, Stockholm China: Renmin University of China, Beijing Hong Kong: Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong Kent Business School website

La Covacha

La Covacha, is a high-end international restaurant and live concert venue in Miami, United States. Teresa and Aurelio Rodriguez opened the venue in 1989 as a cafeteria. A year Aurelio created the nightclub and live music venue. After La Covacha burned down in 1999, Aurelio and architect William Lane redesigned the club. Many artists have performed live at La Covacha, including: Los Amigos Invisibles Joe Arroyo Aterciopelados Bacilos Cabas Calle 13 Jorge Celedón Willie Colón Silvestre Dangond Los Enanitos Verdes Fonseca Charly García Oscar D'León Víctor Manuelle Gian Marco La Oreja de Van Gogh Orishas Los Prisioneros Richie Ray & Bobby Cruz Franco de Vita Los Hermanos Zuleta La Covacha has had several controversies, including the Elba Morales commission campaign checks scandal and the presentation of Cuban artist Paulito FG, a concert that drew protests from the Cuban-American community in Miami. Leland and Chambers, Veronica Generation Ñ. Newsweek. Fraser Delgado, Celeste La Covacha’s Barranquilla Carnaval Can Offer Only Memories.

Miami Sun Post. Korman, Nina Rocking On. Miami New Times. Cantor, Judy Nightclub Jitters. Miami New Times. Official Site New York Times Review CoolJunkie Review La Covacha on nocheLatina