60 relations: Aerial reconnaissance, Aeronca L-3, Air traffic control, Attack on Pearl Harbor, Bell P-39 Airacobra, Close air support, Curtiss O-52 Owl, Douglas A-20 Havoc, Douglas A-26 Invader, Fighter-bomber, Fort Benning, Fort Rucker, III Reconnaissance Command, III Tactical Air Command, Korean War, Lawson Army Airfield, Liaison aircraft, Light bomber, Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star, McDonnell F-101 Voodoo, Medium bomber, Mehlingen, Military occupation, NATO, North American A-36 Apache, North American B-25 Mitchell, North American O-47, North American P-51 Mustang, Northrop A-17, Nouasseur Air Base, Oklahoma Air National Guard, Piper J-3 Cub, Pope Field, Quartier La Horie, Quartier Mangin, Republic F-84F Thunderstreak, Republic P-43 Lancer, Sembach, Sembach Kaserne, Seventeenth Expeditionary Air Force, Shaw Air Force Base, Squadron (aviation), Stinson L-1 Vigilant, Stinson L-5 Sentinel, Surveillance aircraft, Ultra high frequency, United States Air Force, United States Air Forces in Europe - Air Forces Africa, United States Army Air Corps, United States Army Air Forces, ..., United States Army Infantry School, Very high frequency, Vultee BT-13 Valiant, Wheelus Air Base, World War II, XIX Tactical Air Command, 185th Special Operations Squadron, 397th Bombardment Squadron, 66th Air Base Group, 66th Air Base Wing. Expand index (10 more) » « Shrink index
Aerial reconnaissance is reconnaissance for a military or strategic purpose that is conducted using reconnaissance aircraft.
The Aeronca L-3 group of observation and liaison aircraft were used by the United States Army Air Corps in World War II.
Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based air traffic controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.
The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.
The Bell P-39 Airacobra was one of the principal American fighter aircraft in service when the United States entered World War II.
In military tactics, close air support (CAS) is defined as air action such as air strikes by fixed or rotary-winged aircraft against hostile targets that are in close proximity to friendly forces and which requires detailed integration of each air mission with fire and movement of these forces and attacks with aerial bombs, glide bombs, missiles, rockets, aircraft cannons, machine guns, and even directed-energy weapons such as lasers.
The Curtiss O-52 "Owl" was an observation aircraft used by the United States Army Air Corps before and during World War II.
The Douglas A-20 Havoc (company designation DB-7) is a United States attack, light bomber, intruder, and reconnaissance aircraft of World War II.
The Douglas A-26 Invader (designated B-26 between 1948 and 1965) is an American twin-engined light bomber and ground attack aircraft.
A fighter-bomber is a fighter aircraft that has been modified, or used primarily, as a light bomber or attack aircraft.
Fort Benning is a United States Army base straddling the Alabama-Georgia border next to Columbus, Georgia.
Fort Rucker is a U.S. Army post located mostly in Dale County, Alabama, United States.
The III Reconnaissance Command was a United States Army Air Forces unit.
The III Tactical Air Command is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
Lawson Army Airfield is a military airport located at Fort Benning in Chattahoochee County, Georgia, south of the city of Columbus, Georgia.
A liaison aircraft (also called an army cooperation aircraft) is a small, usually unarmed aircraft primarily used by military forces for artillery observation or transporting commanders and messages.
A light bomber is a relatively small and fast type of military bomber aircraft that was primarily employed before the 1950s.
The Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star was the first jet fighter used operationally by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF).
The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo was a supersonic jet fighter which served the United States Air Force (USAF) and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).
A medium bomber is a military bomber aircraft designed to operate with medium-sized bombloads over medium range distances; the name serves to distinguish this type from larger heavy bombers and smaller light bombers.
Mehlingen is a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern, in Rhineland-Palatinate, western Germany.
Military occupation is effective provisional control by a certain ruling power over a territory which is not under the formal sovereignty of that entity, without the violation of the actual sovereign.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
The North American A-36 Apache (listed in some sources as "Invader", but also called Mustang) was the ground-attack/dive bomber version of the North American P-51 Mustang, from which it could be distinguished by the presence of rectangular, slatted dive brakes above and below the wings.
The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA).
The North American O-47 is an observation fixed-wing aircraft monoplane used by the United States Army Air Corps.
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts.
The Northrop A-17, a development of the Northrop Gamma 2F was a two-seat, single-engine, monoplane, attack bomber built in 1935 by the Northrop Corporation for the U.S. Army Air Corps.
Nouasseur Air Base near Casablanca in Morocco, was a United States Air Force base.
The Oklahoma Air National Guard (OK ANG) is the air force militia of the State of Oklahoma, United States of America.
The Piper J-3 Cub is an American light aircraft that was built between 1937 and 1947 by Piper Aircraft.
Pope Field is a U.S. military facility located 12 miles (19 km) northwest of the central business district of Fayetteville, in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.
Quartier La Horie is a French Army base.
Laon-Couvron Air Base is a former French and United States Air Force base in France.
The Republic F-84F Thunderstreak was an American-built swept-wing turbojet fighter-bomber.
The Republic P-43 Lancer was a single-engine, all-metal, low-wing monoplane fighter aircraft built by Republic, first delivered to the United States Army Air Corps in 1940.
Sembach is a municipality in the district of Kaiserslautern in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Sembach Kaserne (formerly Sembach Air Base) is a United States Army installation in Sembach, Germany, near Kaiserslautern, and is about 19 miles (30 km) east of Ramstein Air Base.
Seventeenth Expeditionary Air Force (17 EAF) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force located at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
Shaw Air Force Base (Shaw AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately west-northwest of downtown Sumter, South Carolina.
A squadron in air force, army aviation, or naval aviation is a unit comprising a number of military aircraft and their aircrews, usually of the same type, typically with 12 to 24 aircraft, sometimes divided into three or four flights, depending on aircraft type and air force.
The Stinson L-1 Vigilant (company designation Model 74) was a 1940s American light observation aircraft built by the Stinson Aircraft Company at Wayne, Michigan (by November 1940 a division of Vultee Aircraft Corporation).
The Stinson L-5 Sentinel was a World War II era liaison aircraft used by all branches of the U.S. military and by the British Royal Air Force.
A surveillance aircraft is an aircraft used for surveillance—collecting information over time.
Ultra high frequency (UHF) is the ITU designation for radio frequencies in the range between 300 megahertz (MHz) and 3 gigahertz (GHz), also known as the decimetre band as the wavelengths range from one meter to one decimeter.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) is a United States Air Force major command (MAJCOM) and a component command of both United States European Command (USEUCOM) and United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM). As part of its mission, USAFE-AFAFRICA commands U.S. Air Force units pledged to NATO, maintaining combat-ready wings based from Great Britain to Turkey. USAFE-AFAFRICA plans, conducts, controls, coordinates and supports air and space operations in Europe, parts of Asia and all of Africa with the exception of Egypt to achieve U.S. national and NATO objectives based on taskings by the two combatant commanders. USAFE-AFAFRICA is headquartered at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. It is the oldest continuously active USAF major command, originally activated on 1 February 1942 at Langley Field, Virginia, as the Eighth Air Force of the United States Army Air Forces. Two years later, it was designated as United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe (USSTAF) and on 7 August 1945 it was designated as United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE). On 20 April 2012 United States Air Forces in Europe formally became the U.S. Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa when the 17th Air Force inactivated. The command has more than 35,000 active duty personnel, Air Reserve Component personnel, and civilian employees assigned.
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
The United States Army Infantry School is located at Fort Benning, Georgia, is a school dedicated to training infantrymen for service in the United States Army.
Very high frequency (VHF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequency electromagnetic waves (radio waves) from 30 to 300 megahertz (MHz), with corresponding wavelengths of ten to one meter.
The Vultee BT-13 Valiant was an American World War II-era basic (a category between primary and advanced) trainer aircraft built by Vultee Aircraft for the United States Army Air Corps, and later US Army Air Forces.
Wheelus Air Base was a United States Air Force base located in the Kingdom of Libya.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The XIX Tactical Air Command (XIX TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force unit.
The 185th Special Operations Squadron (185 SOS) is a unit of the Oklahoma Air National Guard 137th Special Operations Wing located at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The 7th Reconnaissance Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force.
The 66th Air Base Group is a non-flying United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Force Materiel Command Electronic Systems Center.
The 66th Air Base Wing is an inactive United States Air Force it was last active in September 2010 at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, where it had served as the host organization since 1994.