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Landings: Aviation Search Engines
"Top Aviation Search Interfaces. These search links provide the best in Aviation databases online." N-Number DB . Reserved N-Number DB . G-Number DB . C-Number DB . Registration Prefix DB . Certified Pilot DB . Medical Examiners DB . Airworthiness Directives . Federal Aviation Reg. . NTSB Accident Reports . Service Difficulty Reports . Airmen's Information Manual . A&P Mechanics . Airport information DB . Additional Search Servers . Related Online Calculators . Remotely Related Searches . Aviation's Directory (browse by subj.)
Corporate Records, Business Registration
Corporate Information
WELCOME to the Corporate Information research site: if you are researching a company (publicly-traded or privately-held, foreign or domestic), this is where you should start your search. "One of the best, if not the best, meta site for finding information on private companies, as well as for international firms." -- Bob Berkman, The Information Advisor (a publication of Find/SVP), September 1997, "The Best Business Research Sites on the Web."
Resident/Registered Agent Information
SEC Edgar Database
This site will allow you to retrieve publicly available filings submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission from January 1994 to the present. Non-electronic filings, and filings made prior to 1994, will not be available here. The data in this project consists of electronic filings by corporations to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Not all filings are made in electronic format.
SEC Info
Securities Information from the SEC EDGAR® and CSA SEDAR® databases for sophisticated business professionals. Search by Name, Industry, Business, SIC Code, Area Code, Topic, ZIP, CIK, Accession Number, File Number, Date, etc.
Hoovers Online -The Business Network (Free - $)
Hoover's Online: The Business Network was built to serve the needs of people behind desks. Everything you'll find here was selected by our editors with the businessperson in mind. Every feature, every link, every tool represents the best the Web has to offer the busy professional. Access records for over 13 million public and private companies--worldwide. Search for company name, ticker, company keyword, people, news, IPOs, quotes, SEC filings.
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
Search 155,000 US and Canadian industrial products or services Companies. Thomas Register on the Internet is the world's largest online industrial buying source. Now, finding the product, service, or company you need is easier and faster than ever! The entire database of the acclaimed Thomas Register of American Manufacturers is available for your use online. Register today, and you will have access to our proprietary search engine which allows you to search the 155,000 companies in our database classified under more than 55,000 product and service headings. Plus, more than 3,100 online supplier catalogs give you 42,000 pages of detailed buying and specifying information.
Correctional Records, Offender Registries, Fugitives
National Sex Offender Public Registry
This U. S. Department of Justice web site facilitates nationwide searches across all 56 states' and territories' existing public sex offender registries from a central location.
Court Records
PACER Service Center ($)
U.S. Party/Case Index. Portal for registered users only.
Stanford Securities Class Action Clearinghouse
The Securities Class Action Clearinghouse provides detailed information relating to the prosecution, defense, and settlement of federal class action securities fraud litigation. The Clearinghouse maintains an Index of Filings of 2208 issuers that have been named in federal class action securities fraud lawsuits since passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Clearinghouse also contains copies of more than 8000 complaints, briefs, filings, and other litigation-related materials filed in these cases. The Clearinghouse takes no position regarding the merits of individual claims. The Clearinghouse offers regular updates identifying companies that have recently been named as defendants in federal class action securities fraud complaints. In addition, the Clearinghouse provides access to a range of research reports and analyses that relate to the evolution of federal class action securities fraud litigation since passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Federal Licensing
FCC Digital Index
Federal Communications Commission. Search by word, FCC Number, Delegated Authority Number, Docket Number, Report Number, and Bureau/Office.
The non-partisan Federal candidate campaign money page. "A place to discover who gave what to which federal candidates when."
List of Dormant Swiss Bank Accounts
List of Account Holders. This list includes in alphabetical order the names of all non-Swiss persons who opened a Swiss bank account that has been dormant since the end of World War II (May 9, 1945). If the account holder has given a power of attorney over the account to another person, the name of that person appears in italics below the name of the account holder. Please note that some of the accounts were held jointly (for instance by husband and wife). For this reason there are fewer dormant accounts than the number of names that appear on this list.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
Case Status Service Online - View the case status using the Application Receipt Number
Intellectual Property
USPTO Patent Databases
United States Patent Office Patent Database. This page is the starting point for the USPTO's free patent databases. These include both the US Patent Bibliographic Database (a freely searchable database of front page information from US patents issued from 1/1/76 to 2/10/98 ), and the AIDS Patent Database (a freely searchable database of the full text and images of AIDS related patents issued by the US, Japanese and European patent offices).
Vessel Documentation Name Query
You can access our copy of the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) vessel data base and extract vessel characteristic, documentation, and ownership data (please read our data caveats page). This data base is updated on a monthly basis. Our query program only retrieves documentation data about vessels which usually are craft that are 5 net tons or larger and are documented by the USCG. Craft less than 5 net tons ("boats") are numbered by individual states. (Mirror Site)
U. S. Coast Guard Manufacturers Identification Code (MIC) Database
The Coast Guard maintains a searchable database of all recreational boat manufacturers in the United States and U.S. importers of recreational boats. It gives you fast access to information including the company name, address, phone number, and operating status.
American Medical Association Physician Select
AMA Physician Select provides information on virtually every licensed physician in the United States and its possessions, including more than 650,000 doctors of medicine (MD) and doctors of osteopathy or osteopathic medicine (DO). All physician credential data have been verified for accuracy and authenticated by accrediting agencies, medical schools, residency training programs, licensing and certifying boards, and other data sources.
American Board of Medical Specialties-Board Certification Verification
The CertifiedDoctor Verification Service allows you to verify free of charge the board certification status of any physician certified by one or more of the 24 member boards of the ABMS. You will need the correct spelling of the physician's name.
American Hospital Directory
Includes accreditation status, services provided, and utilization statistics for most U.S. hospitals.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Unclaimed Life Insurance Funds Search
Department of Veterans Affairs Gravesite Locator
Nationwide search for burial location of veteran by name
Selective Service System
Online Verification - Search by last name, SSN and DOB
NAUPA - National Association of Unclaimed Property
Search for unclaimed property by state
Yellow and White Page Listing, Reverse Number Search
Directory Assistance Plus / a service of infoUSA
Global or Local - Find It Fast on the Internet. Telephone, Facsimile, Email Address Directories Worldwide.
Central Source Yellow Pages
Search by Company Name or Phone Number.
Interactive Yellow Pages * Over 16.5 Million Businesses.
Big Yellow
16.5 million businesses across the USA in NYNEX's online yellow pages listings.
Big Book
National directory with Maps showing the listing location.
Look up over 90 million residential listings and over 10 million business listings.
The Payphone Project
A huge list of payphone numbers in the United States and Canada.
Vital Records
Social Security Death Index (SSDI)
Ancestry's SSDI Online Search. This database allows queries via any recorded field. Social Security Death Index Social Security Death Index
Federal Agencies
The WWW Virtual Library: U.S. Federal Government
Federal agencies on the internet.
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms
Central Intelligence Agency
Diplomatic Security
Bureau of Diplomatic Security, U.S. Department of State
U.S. Embassies and Consulates
Websites of U.S. Embassies and Consulates, U.S. Department of State
Drug Enforcement Agency
Department of Homeland Security
Government Equipment
Equipment available from the military for law enforcement for use in drug enforcement.
Federal Bureau of Investigations
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletins
The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin is published monthly by the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA]
Federal Protective Services
Federal Protective Services
Federal Trade Commission
Federal Trade Commissiom
Fish and Wildlife Service
Fish and Wildlife Service
General Services Administration
U.S. General Services Administration
U. S. House of Representatives
United States House of Representatives (laws, legislators and more)
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Internal Revenue Service
IRS Criminal Investigation Division
Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division (CID)
United States Department of Justice
Justice Assistance
Justice Assistance (grant information)
Justice, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section
Justice, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (federal computer search and seizure guidelines, sample search warrant language)
U. S. Marshals Service
United States Marshals Service
National Security Agency
U. S. Postal Inspection Service
United States Postal Inspection Service
U. S. Postal Inspection Service (Most Wanted)
United StatesPostal Inspection Service Most Reward andf Wanted Posters. Read about the types of rewards offered by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.
United States Postal Service (zip codes +4, rates, addressing information)
Security and Exchange Commission
U. S. Senate
United States Senate
State and Local Government Sites
State and Local Government Sites
U. S. Treasury Department
United States Treasury Department
Government Associations
National Association of Attorneys General
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) fosters interstate cooperation on legal and law enforcement issues, conducts policy research and analysis of issues, and facilitates communication between the states’ chief legal officers and all levels of government.
Proprietary Databases
The LEXIS(r)-NEXIS(r) services contain more than 18,300 sources. More than 9.5 million documents are added each week to the more than 1 billion documents online. ($)
Merlin Information Services
Merlin is the largest distributor of public records on CD-ROM in the nation. Use Merlin's Ultimate Weapon to search over 30 million public records for FREE online! Search all the Merlin CA Public Record databases and the "Banko" National Bankruptcy with one quick "Ultimate Weapon." If you have a Merlin account you can access Merlin Login directly. (INDEX FREE/DETAIL RECORDS $)
"KnowX provides comprehensive public information at a consistently low price. KnowX databases contain millions of records, each compiled from official sources and updated regularly." (SELECTED INDEX FREE/DETAIL RECORDS $)
Business Crime Database
27,000 names related to organized crime, fraud, white collar crime, corruption and business background (search fee only if subject name is located $).
Name Base
Name Base is a unique name and country index with 200,000 cititions. Name Base is a cumulative index of individuals, corporations, and groups compiled from over 500 investigative books published since 1962, and thousands of pages from periodicals since 1973. Areas covered include the international intelligence community, political elites from the Right and Left, the U.S. foreign policy establishment, assasinations and political scandals, Latin America, big business, and organized crime. Web search engine includes a phoenetic search option making difficult to spell names easier to find.
OSHA DATA - Regulatory Compliance History Information Service
OSHA DATA is a private database information service which offers online and preprogrammed reports of US government regulatory compliance and enforcement data for every business nationwide. Custom hard copy and electronic data extractions are also available upon request.
Reference / Information Resources
Free Public Records Finder
Directory of thousands of free public records
InterNic Domain Names
Search InterNic registration records by domain name. Hosted by ISP Simplenet, La Jolla, California.
United States Department of State
Search DOSFAN from the web.
Acronym and Abbreviation List
Search for an acronym or word in the expansion.
National Address Server
Useful to improve address information.
Argus Clearinghouse
"The Internet's Premiere Research Library. A Selective Collection of Topical Guides."
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