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Aviation Overview: Home


Welcome to the Aviation Overview. The information provided in this guide is intended to help assist you with your class work as well as provide general information about aviation, including degree and career info. If you need any additional information please feel free to contact us and we will help you find it.

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a·vi·a·tion [ àyvee áysh'n ] noun
1. development and use of aircraft: the design, manufacture, use, or operation of aircraft
( Mid-19th century. < French < Latin avis "bird" )
Source: Encarta® World English Dictionary (North American Edition)


Library of Congress (LC) Classification

Most academic libraries use the LC classification system to organize their materials. Aviation information can be found in many areas, because of dynamic ties to history, science, technology, engineering, sociology, medicine, psychology and military science. Here are the areas where you will want to start browsing.


HE9761-9900    Air transportation. Airlines

TL1-4050         Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
TL500-777       Aeronautics. Aeronautical engineering
TL780-785.8     Rocket propulsion. Rockets
TL787-4050      Astronautics. Space travel

UG622-1435      Air forces. Air warfare
UG640-645        Military aeronautical research
UG730-735        Air defenses
UG760-765        Aerial reconnaissance
UG1097            Air bases
UG1500-1530    Military astronautics. Space warfare. Space surveillance


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