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During the twentieth century, the town was the site of a portion of the landing strips of the South Weymouth Naval Air Station.
The northern portion, from Vincent ( south of Palmdale ) to Route 395, is legislatively named the Aerospace Highway, as the highway serves Edwards Air Force Base, once one of the primary landing strips for NASA's Space Shuttle.
In Rosamond, the highway passes close to Edwards Air Force Base, which is used as one of the main landing strips for NASA's Space Shuttle, and as the base for the X-15 and many other air and spacecraft.
Air Commodore Richard ' Batchy ' Atcherley undertook this project and dismayed, but probably not surprised, by Air Ministry War Department advice that it would take six months to construct 2 x strips, he approached the Americans.
Air access is via small aircraft landing strips in the area like Mount Hotham Airport by road to the southeast, and Porepunkah Airport.
The success of the Mindoro operation enabled the U. S. Army Air Force to construct and operate air strips and forward air bases to support later landings at Lingyen Gulf, Luzon.
There were also bases at Nichols Air Station, now Villamor Airbase, Nielson Air Base ( now Makati City — Ayala and Buendia Avenues lay over the original landing strips ), at Fort William McKinley ( now Fort Andres Bonifacio and the American Cemetery ), Camp Murphy ( now Camp Aguinaldo and Camp Crame ) in Quezon City, Camp O ' Donnell in Tarlac and a series of airbases and army installations in Pampanga including Fort Stotsenburg, Clark Air Base, as well as Camp Wallace in La Union, the Naval Station in Sangley Point, Cavite City, Camp Keithley in Lanao, Camp Eldridge in Los Baños, Laguna and Camp Henry T. Allen in Baguio City.

Air and on
As an Air Force psychiatrist put it: `` You can't have dry runs on this one ''.
Air Force forward headquarters in Europe and in the Pacific, which control tactical fighters on ships and land bases ; ;
The American Registry Of Pathology operates as a cooperative enterprise in medical research and education between the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology and the civilian medical profession on a national and international basis, under such conditions as may be agreed upon between the National Research Council and The Surgeons General of the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
The Air Force's, and the game's, final play, was a long pass by quarterback Bob McNaughton which Gannon intercepted on his own 44 and returned 22 yards.
On the U.S.'s island base of Okinawa, Task Force 116, made up of Army, Navy, Marine and Air Force units, got braced to move southward on signal.
Jerry McCauley of Sacramento, Calif., one of some twenty Air Force recruits on board, awoke from a nap in confusion.
( The Senate, on its own, decided to provide additional B-52 and other long-range bombers for the Strategic Air Command.
* 1997 – Korean Air Flight 801, a Boeing 747-300, crashes into the jungle on Guam on approach to airport, killing 228.
There are also sight-seeing overflights from Australia which fly nonstop over Antarctica and return, although overflights from New Zealand stopped after the fatal crash of Air New Zealand Flight 901 on Mount Erebus in late 1979.
Parsons released titles under his name ( Try Anything Once, On Air, The Time Machine, and A Valid Path ), while Woolfson made concept albums named Freudiana ( about Sigmund Freud's work on psychology ) and Poe: More Tales of Mystery and Imagination ( continuing from the Alan Parsons Project's first album about Edgar Allan Poe's literature ).
Based on his industry experience on Air Force missile projects, Mueller realized some skilled managers could be found among high-ranking officers in the US Air Force, so he got Webb's permission to recruit General Samuel C. Phillips, who gained a reputation for his effective management of the Minuteman program, as OMSF program controller.
* 1943 – World War II: The U. S. Eighth Air Force suffers the loss of 60 bombers on the Schweinfurt – Regensburg mission.
Air felted to create the flat disk of the earth, which he said was table-like and behaved like a leaf floating on air.
A short distance from the LM, Duke placed a photograph of his family and a United States Air Force commemorative medallion on the surface.
The aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga delivered the Apollo 16 command module to the North Island Naval Air Station, near San Diego, California on Friday, 5 May 1972.
He took two medals, leaving one on the Moon and donating the other to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base museum.
A Pakistan Air Force T-33 trainer was hijacked on August 20, 1971 before Indo-Pakistani war of 1971 in Karachi when a Bengali instructor pilot, Flight Lieutenant Matiur Rahman, knocked out the young Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas with the intention of defecting to India with the plane and national secrets.
In situations in which an aircraft becomes a threat while taking off – which gives very little reaction time – a decision on shooting it down may be taken by an Indian Air Force officer not below the rank of Assistant Chief of Air Staff ( Operations ).
The film Con Air, starring Nicolas Cage and John Malkovich, features scenes in which an aircraft is hijacked by the maximum-security prisoners on board.
* 1996 – A United States Air Force airplane carrying United States Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown crashes in Croatia, killing all 35 on board.

Air and other
" The other item was a commemorative medal issued by the United States Air Force, which was celebrating its 25th anniversary in 1972.
Once these projects have been approved by the United States Air Force or other agencies such as the CIA, and are ready to be announced to the public, operations of the aircraft are then moved to a normal air force base.
Air shows, and other big shows such as agricultural shows, on grassy land, are vulnerable to continued heavy rain waterlogging the ground, and making the cloudbase too low for flying, forcing cancellation, or the show ending early, costing much money for the show's organizers, as people and parking cars have difficulty moving about and turn the land into a morass, and the organizers may be tempted to put straw or cinders down to make movement easier, and the owner of the land cannot accept the resulting damage.
He may have been one of three hijackers that listed the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida as their permanent address on drivers ' licenses, though other sources claim he listed the Delray condominium.
Most of the other light aircraft acquired by the FABF in the 1970s and 1980s have also now been retired along with the Mi-4 helicopters, but some recent acquisitions have been made, including a Beechcraft King Air, a Piper PA-34 Seneca, a CEAPR Robin light training aircraft, and a single Air Tractor AT-802 aerial sprayer aircraft for spraying insecticides, purchased after the northern part of the country suffered heavy crop damage from a 2004 invasion of swarming locusts.
International service is also provided by Air Zaïre, Sabena, and other airlines.
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded by the Secretary of a military department or the Secretary of Homeland Security with regard to the Coast Guard when not operating as a service in the Navy, or by such military commanders, or other appropriate officers as the Secretary concerned may designate, to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard of the United States, after 6 December 1941, distinguishes, or has distinguished, himself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight —
Air personalities tend to be kind, intellectual, communicative and social ; however, they can also be selfish, superficial, vicious and very insensitive to other people's emotions.
* Air compressor, a device specifically for compressing air to power other tools
* Air Commodore, a rank in the Royal Air Force and other Commonwealth air forces
The Army, twice as large as the other services combined with about 24, 000 active duty personnel, consists of six infantry brigades, a combat support brigade, an air cavalry squadron and a combat service support brigade ; the Air Force operates two main bases, one in southern region near Santo Domingo and one in the northern region of the country, the air force operates approximately 40 aircraft including helicopters ; and the Navy maintains three aging vessels which were donated from the United States, around 25 patrol crafts and interceptor boats and two helicopters.
* 1944 – World War II: 77 B-29 Superfortress and 200 other aircraft of U. S. Fourteenth Air Force bomb Hankow, China, a Japanese supply base.
Until the first award of the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal in 1965, United States Air Force personnel received this award as well, as was the case with several other Army decorations until the Air Force fully established its own system of decorations.
Growing concerns, both environmental and economic, from cites and towns as well as sportsman and other local groups, and senators such as Maine's Edmund S. Muskie, led to passage of extensive legislation, notably the Clean Air Act of 1970 and the Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972.
Air Pollution, Air Pollution-Nitrogen Oxides, Air Pollution-Sulphur 85, Air Pollution-Sulphur 94, Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Antarctic-Environmental Protocol, Antarctic Treaty, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Environmental Modification, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands, Whaling, Air Pollution – Persistent Organic Pollutants ( signed 2001, ratified 2002 ), Climate Change – Kyoto Protocol ( signed May 1998, ratified together with 14 other EU countries May 31, 2002 ).

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