Vordingborg is a municipality in the Sjælland Region, on the southeast coast of the island of Zealand in south Denmark. It was established in 2007; the municipality includes the island of Masnedø, covers an area of 621 km². It has a total population of 46,600, its second and current mayor is Knud Larsen of the agrarian-liberal Venstre party, elected in 2007 replacing Henrik Holmer of the Social Democrats. The municipality takes its name from the town of the same name; the Masnedsund Bridge connects the town of Vordingborg to the island of Masnedø. The Storstrøm Bridge connects Masnedø to the neighboring municipality of Guldborgsund on Falster near the town of Orehoved; the bridge supports two lanes of traffic and a single-track railway. It was inaugurated in 1937; the Farø Bridges opened in 1985 and connect the two municipalities from the town of Bakkebølle Strand over Farø island to Falster near the town of Sortsøgab. Bogø island is part of the municipality; as part of wider municipal reforms, an earlier Vordingborg municipality was merged with its neighboring municipalities of Langebæk, Møn, Præstø on 1 January 2007, forming the enlarged Vordingborg Municipality.
Around 135 km east of Vordingborg municipality across the Baltic Sea is Bornholm, the easternmost municipality of Denmark, a part of the Capital Region of Denmark. For the location of Vordingborg municipality relative to its neighbors, see the location diagram at the bottom of the corresponding article on Danish language Wikipedia, Vordingborg Kommune; the ten largest urban areas in the municipality are: List of churches in Vordingborg Municipality Municipal statistics: NetBorger Kommunefakta, delivered from KMD aka Kommunedata Municipal mergers and neighbors: Eniro new municipalities map Official website
The 2015–16 Southern Counties East Football League season was the 50th in the history of the Southern Counties East Football League, a football competition in England. At the end of the season, the league merged with the Kent Invicta League with the latter becoming the lower division of the merged league; the league consists of 19 clubs. The following 3 clubs left the league – Lingfield – dropped to Southern Combination Football League Division One Phoenix Sports – promoted to Isthmian League Division One North Woodstock Sports – foldedThe following 2 clubs joined the league – AFC Croydon Athletic – promoted from Combined Counties League Division One Hollands & Blair – promoted from Kent Invicta LeagueSix clubs have applied for promotion to Step 4: AFC Croydon Athletic, Ashford United, Beckenham Town, Greenwich Borough and Hollands & Blair. Correct as of 30 April 2016
The Dewoitine D.720 T3 was a French reconnaissance/cooperation aircraft built by Dewoitine in the late 1930s. In 1937 the Service Technique de l'Aéronautique issued a specification for a three-seat reconnaissamce / Army co-operation, T3-, aircraft, to fulfil several roles, including tactical reconnaissance, army co-operation, light bomber and crew trainer. Development was started at Dewoitine, but the company was soon absorbed into the nationalised Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Midi, where development continued; the design of the first aircraft, designated D.700 T3, began in January 1938 and construction was started in May 1938. The STAe altered the requirements soon after assembly began, stipulating that the observer be moved from a ventral gondola to the nose of the aircraft; the engines were changed from two 220 hp Renault 6Q engines to two 500 hp Renault 12R-00 V-12 engines and the new aircraft was re-designated D.720 T3. The D.720 was constructed of wood with fabric and ply-wood veneer skinning, with a rectangular section fuselage housing the crew in two glazed cockpits.
The observer sat in the nose under extensive glazing, the pilot and co-pilot sat in tandem behind the observer in a separate glazed cockpit. Provision was made in the centre fuselage, behind the co-pilots position, for an oblique F30 of F50 or ventral F70 camera, or a Type F and two Type J racks for light bombs; the shoulder mounted wings were built from wood with ply skinning, supporting the two engine nacelles which housed the retractable main undercarriage and the two 500 hp Renault 12R engines, driving 3-bladed variable-pitch propellers. The tail unit had a cantilever tailplane with end-plate fins. Defensive armament, specified in the revised requirement to fulfill the crew training role, consisted of four hand trained MAC 34 machine guns, one each in nose and ventral positions, with two in a SAMMA B33 dorsal turret; the prototype was first flown on 10 July 1939, at Toulouse-Francazals, by Marcel Doret and after the manufacturer's flight tests, was flown to the Centre d'Essais du Matériel Aérien at Orléans-Bricy on 25 September 1939.
Deliveries of the Potez 630 were ramping up by this time and the Potez 63.16 T3 crew trainer, was going to be available in a much shorter time-frame, leading to abandonment of the D.730. D.700 The aircraft as specified by the STAe, powered by 220 hp Renault 6Q engines, with a ventral gondola for the observer. D.720 The first prototype to the up-dated specification, powered by 500 hp Renault 12R-00 engines, with the observer moved to the nose. Data from Aviafrance: Dewoitine D.720, Airwar: Dewoitine D.720General characteristics Crew: 3 Length: 10.5 m Wingspan: 14.9 m Height: 3.71 m Wing area: 32.4 m2 Empty weight: 2,617 kg Gross weight: 3,822 kg Powerplant: 2 × Renault 12R-00 V-12 inverted air-cooled piston engines, 370 kW eachPerformance Maximum speed: 360 km/h at 3,600 m Range: 1,530 km Service ceiling: 8,400 m Time to altitude: 4,000 m in 10 minutesArmament Guns: 1x fixed forward firing 7.5 mm MAC 34 machine gun, plus one each in dorsal and ventral turrets Bombs: 220 kg of bombs Gaillard, Pierre.
Pierre Gaillard, Les multimoteurs de servitudes français, Guides Larivière, 1998. France: Guides Larivière. ISBN 2-91420-58-05