Utva

Utva

 

(also Shingirlau, Chingirlau), a river in Ural’sk Oblast, Kazakh SSR; a left tributary of the Ural River. The Utva measures 290 km in length and drains an area of 6,940 sq km. It is fed mainly by snow. High water occurs in the spring, and the river dries up in places in the summer. The mean flow rate at the village of Grigor’evka is 3.8 cu m per sec. The maximum flow rate is 227 cu m per sec, and the minimum is 0.19 cu m per sec. The river freezes over in November, and the ice breaks up in mid-April. The Utva is used for irrigation and for water supply.

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Serbia's Utva, meanwhile, has developed the Kobac (Sparrowhawk) as a light attack version of its Lasta-95 trainer, which is in service with Serbia and has been exported to Iraq (20 examples).
The small rivers of the Ural River basin in the territory of West Kazakhstan Region are the Chagan River, the Derkul River, the Ilek River, the Utva River, the Rubezhka River, the Bykovka River, the Embulatovka River, the Barbastau River, etc.
He has worked as a test pilot at Serbia's UTVA general aviation plane manufacturer.
In 1910 Marica Gregorcic Stepancic together with Ljudmila Prunk Utva published with Mira Sega a collection entitled Pravljice za mladino (Fairy Tales for Youth) and Utva also adapted Andersen's Fairy Tales (1923) in a fairy tale picture book entitled Krtek Buc (Buc, the Little Mole).
Affiliations and functions: engineer (1975-1976), chief engineer (1976-1978), UTVA, the Aircraft Factory, General Aviation Aircraft Maintenance, Serbia; junior research and teaching assistant (1978-1991), senior research and teaching assistant (1991-1994), assistant professor (1994-1999), associate professor (1999-2004), full professor (2004-to present), the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Department of Air Transport, Division of Aircraft.
The number of aircraft was subsequently adjusted to 20, with the remaining 15 aircraft being allocated to the Serbian air force to replace Utva 75 basic trainers.
The UTVA aircraft factory in Pancevo, six miles north of Belgrade.
The UTVA factory in Pancevo suffered a "direct hit on the production hall, which is on fire", according to a local radio report.
Vucic said the investments included funding for Serbian military factories in Krusik, Teloptik and Utva, and a micro-chip factory, while UAE-based company Mubadala may also put about US$4bn into Serbia in the future in investments in the missile industry, agro-business and a new modern hotel on the site of the former military headquarters in Belgrade that were bombed by Nato in 1999.