Air Transportation

Air transportation or aviation relates to any activities to do with flying high in the sky which also surrounds the aircraft industry and mechanical flight. Air transports can include airplane which are fixed wing and helicopter which
have rotary wing. Other types include those which are lighter than air such as air balloons and airships. They are also commonly known as dirigibles.

There to main purpose that aviation can be categorize into:

a. Civil Aviation

  1. Scheduled air transport – these including all passenger or cargo flights that operates on a published schedule; and
  2. General aviation – these include all other flights which can either be private or commercial.

b. Military Aviation

These comprises of any uses of aircraft by a country's military. It can include such areas as a form of transport, training, disaster relief,
border patrol, search and rescue, surveillance, surveying, peacekeeping, and in very rare circumstances, aerial warfare. At times there can also be military aviation with are based on ships such as aircraft carriers.

The first realistic attempt to fly in the sky was via the invention of hot air balloon in 1783. Nevertheless, transportation through the air was not until the beginning of the 20th century with the invention of the "rigid airship". It was after World War I that passenger flight was launched, but it did not thrive until after World War II.

Others transportation the fall under this category are:

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