100 relations: Aerospace Museum of California, Air Force Armament Museum, Air Mobility Command Museum, Air National Guard, Airspeed Ambassador, American Airlines, Armed forces of Paraguay, Ashland, Nebraska, Beechcraft C-12 Huron, Boeing 737, Boeing T-43, Brooks Air Force Base, Burlington International Airport, Burlington, Vermont, Canadair CC-109 Cosmopolitan, Chino, California, Combat systems officer, Continental Airlines, Convair, Convair CV-240 family, Dayton, Ohio, Delaware, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Douglas DC-3, Dover Air Force Base, Eglin Air Force Base, Ellsworth Air Force Base, Fairbanks, Alaska, Fairchild Air Force Base, Florida, Gatling gun, Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Gunship, Hamilton Army Airfield, Harlingen Air Force Base, Hill Aerospace Museum, Hill Air Force Base, John F. Kennedy International Airport, Kelly Field Annex, KLM, Lackland Air Force Base, List of military aircraft of the United States, List of military aircraft of the United States (naval), Lockheed C-130 Hercules, March Air Reserve Base, March Field Air Museum, Mather Air Force Base, McClellan Air Force Base, McDonnell Douglas C-9, Medical evacuation, ..., Military transport aircraft, Minigun, Minneapolis, Minnesota Air National Guard, NASA, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of the United States Air Force, National Naval Aviation Museum, Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Naval flight officer, Pan American World Airways, Peter M. Bowers, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Pima Air & Space Museum, Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp, Project Mercury, Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, Pueblo, Colorado, Radial engine, Randolph Air Force Base, Reduced-gravity aircraft, Riverside, California, Sabena, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Sheppard Air Force Base, South Dakota, South Dakota Air and Space Museum, Strategic Air Command, Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, Swissair, Texas, Trans Australia Airlines, Travis Air Force Base, Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center, Tucson, Arizona, United States Air Force, United States Coast Guard, United States Navy, Utah, Very important person, Vickers VC.1 Viking, Western Airlines, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Yanks Air Museum, 12th Flying Training Wing, 1960 Munich C-131 crash, 1988 Base Realignment and Closure Commission, 323d Air Expeditionary Wing. Expand index (50 more) » « Shrink index
The Aerospace Museum of California is an aviation museum located in North Highlands, California on the grounds of the former McClellan Air Force Base.
The Air Force Armament Museum, adjacent to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the only facility in the U.S. dedicated to the display of Air Force armament.
The Air Mobility Command Museum (AMCM) is dedicated to military airlift and air refueling aircraft and the men and women who flew and maintained them.
The Air National Guard (ANG), also known as the Air Guard, is a federal military reserve force as well as the militia air force of each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador was a British twin piston-engined airliner that first flew on 10 July 1947 and served in small numbers through the 1950s and 1960s.
American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is a major United States airline headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
The Armed forces of Paraguay (Fuerzas Armadas de Paraguay) consist of the Paraguayan army, navy (including naval aviation and marine corps) and air force.
Ashland is a city in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States.
The Beechcraft C-12 Huron is the military designation for a series of twin-engine turboprop aircraft based on the Beechcraft Super King Air and Beechcraft 1900.
The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States.
The Boeing T-43 was a modified Boeing 737-200 used by the United States Air Force for training navigators, now known as USAF combat systems officers.
Brooks Air Force Base was a United States Air Force facility, located in San Antonio, Texas.
Burlington International Airport is a joint-use civil-military airport in Chittenden County, Vermont, United States.
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County.
The Canadair CL-66 was a turboprop version of the civilian Convair CV-440 Metropolitan.
Chino is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
A combat systems officer (or CSO, differs from CSOp) is a member of an aircrew in the United States Air Force and is often the mission commander in many multi-crew aircraft.
Continental Airlines was a major United States airline founded in 1934 and eventually headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Convair was an American aircraft manufacturing company which later expanded into rockets and spacecraft.
The Convair CV-240 is an American airliner produced by Convair from 1947 to 1954, initially as a possible replacement of the ubiquitous Douglas DC-3.
Dayton is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County.
Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States, in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region.
Dobbins Air Reserve Base or Dobbins ARB is a United States Air Force reserve air base located in Marietta, Georgia, a suburb about northwest of Atlanta.
The Douglas DC-3 is a fixed-wing propeller-driven airliner with tailwheel-type landing gear.
Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB is a United States Air Force base located southeast of the city of Dover, Delaware.
Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately southwest of Valparaiso, Florida in Okaloosa County.
Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located about northeast of Rapid City, South Dakota, just north of the town of Box Elder.
Fairbanks is a home rule city and the borough seat of the Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Fairchild Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base, located approximately southwest of Spokane, Washington.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
The Gatling gun is one of the best-known early rapid-fire spring loaded, hand cranked weapons and a forerunner of the modern machine gun.
Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (Base Naval de la Bahía de Guantánamo), officially known as Naval Station Guantanamo Bay or NSGB (also called GTMO because of the abbreviation of Guantanamo or Gitmo because of the common pronunciation of this word by the U.S. military), is a United States military base located on 120 square kilometres (45 sq mi) of land and water at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, which the U.S. leased for use as a coaling station and naval base in 1903 for $2,000 in gold per year until 1934, when the payment was set to match the value in gold in dollars; in 1974, the yearly lease was set to $4,085.
A gunship is a military aircraft armed with heavy guns, primarily intended for attacking ground targets.
Hamilton Field (Hamilton AFB) was a United States Air Force base, which was deactivated in 1973, decommissioned in 1974, and put into a caretaker status with the Air Force Reserves until 1976.
Harlingen Air Force Base, originally Harlingen Army Airfield, is a former United States Air Force base located in northeast Harlingen, Texas, United States.
Hill Aerospace Museum, located in Roy, Utah, is a U.S. Air Force museum that is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program.
Hill Air Force Base is a major U.S. Air Force base located in northern Utah, just south of the city of Ogden, and near the towns of Clearfield, Riverdale, Roy, Sunset, and Layton.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (often referred to as Kennedy Airport, New York-JFK or simply JFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City.
Kelly Field Annex (formerly Kelly Air Force Base) is a United States Air Force facility located in San Antonio, Texas.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, legally Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V., is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands.
Lackland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in Bexar County, Texas.
This list of military aircraft of the United States includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types.
This list of military aircraft of the United States (naval) includes prototype, pre-production and operational types designations under the 1922 United States Navy aircraft designation system, which was used by the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corps, and the United States Coast Guard.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
March Air Reserve Base (March ARB), previously known as March Air Force Base (March AFB) is located in Riverside County, California between the cities of Riverside, Moreno Valley, and Perris.
The March Field Air Museum is an aviation museum near Moreno Valley and Riverside, California, adjacent to March Air Reserve Base.
Mather Air Force Base (Mather AFB) was a United States Air Force Base, which was closed in 1993.
McClellan Air Force Base (1935–2001) is a former United States Air Force base located in the North Highlands area of Sacramento County, northeast of Sacramento, California.
The McDonnell Douglas C-9 is a military version of the McDonnell Douglas DC-9 airliner.
Medical evacuation, often shortened to medevac or medivac, is the timely and efficient movement and en route care provided by medical personnel to wounded being evacuated from a battlefield, to injured patients being evacuated from the scene of an accident to receiving medical facilities, or to patients at a rural hospital requiring urgent care at a better-equipped facility using medically equipped ground vehicles (ambulances) or aircraft (air ambulances).
Military transport aircraft or military cargo aircraft are typically fixed wing and rotary wing cargo aircraft which are used to airlift troops, weapons and other military equipment by a variety of methods to any area of military operations around the surface of the planet, usually outside the commercial flight routes in uncontrolled airspace.
The M134 Minigun is a 7.62×51mm NATO, six-barrel rotary machine gun with a high rate of fire (2,000 to 6,000 rounds per minute) which can also fire at a high sustained rate.
Minneapolis is the county seat of Hennepin County, and the larger of the Twin Cities, the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States.
The Minnesota Air National Guard (MN ANG) is the air force militia of the State of Minnesota, United States of America.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C..
The National Museum of the United States Air Force (formerly the United States Air Force Museum) is the official museum of the United States Air Force located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, northeast of Dayton, Ohio.
The National Naval Aviation Museum, formerly known as the National Museum of Naval Aviation and the Naval Aviation Museum, is a military and aerospace museum located at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, is a naval base located six miles (10 km) southeast of the central business district (CBD) of Corpus Christi, in Nueces County, Texas, USA.
Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS Jacksonville) is a military airport, eight miles (13 km) south of the central business district of Jacksonville, Florida, United States.
Naval Air Station Pensacola or NAS Pensacola (formerly NAS/KNAS until changed circa 1970 to allow Nassau International Airport, now Lynden Pindling International Airport, to have IATA code NAS), "The Cradle of Naval Aviation", is a United States Navy base located next to Warrington, Florida, a community southwest of the Pensacola city limits.
A naval flight officer (NFO) is a commissioned officer in the United States Navy or United States Marine Corps who specializes in airborne weapons and sensor systems.
Pan American World Airways, originally founded as Pan American Airways and commonly known as Pan Am, was the principal and largest international air carrier in the United States from 1927 until its collapse on December 4, 1991.
Peter M. Bowers (15 May 1918 - 27 April 2003) was a journalist specializing in the field of aviation.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a civil-military public airport southeast of downtown Phoenix, in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States.
The Pima Air & Space Museum, located in Tucson, Arizona, is one of the world's largest non-government funded aerospace museums.
The Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp is an American twin-row, 18-cylinder, air-cooled radial aircraft engine with a displacement of 2,800 in³ (46 L), and is part of the long-lived Wasp family.
Project Mercury was the first human spaceflight program of the United States, running from 1958 through 1963.
The Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum is a combination of the Weisbrod Museum and the International B-24 Memorial Museum, designed to honor the men and women who served during World War II with emphasis on the Pueblo Army Air Base and the B-24 Liberator bomber.
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States.
The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders "radiate" outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel.
Randolph Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located at Universal City, Texas (east-northeast of Downtown San Antonio).
A reduced-gravity aircraft is a type of fixed-wing aircraft that provides brief near-weightless environments for training astronauts, conducting research and making gravity-free movie shots.
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.
The Societé Anonyme Belge d'Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne, (French; "Belgian Corporation for Air Navigation Services"), better known internationally by the acronym Sabena or SABENA, was the national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001, with its base at Brussels National Airport.
Selfridge Air National Guard Base or Selfridge ANGB is an Air National Guard installation located in Harrison Township, Michigan, near Mount Clemens.
Sheppard Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located five miles (8 km) north of the central business district of Wichita Falls, in Wichita County, Texas, United States.
South Dakota is a U.S. state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The South Dakota Air and Space Museum, part of the museum system of the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, is located in Box Elder, South Dakota, just outside the main gate of Ellsworth AFB.
Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM), responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S. military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "nuclear triad," with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles or ICBMs (the third leg of the triad being submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) of the U.S. Navy).
The Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum is a museum focusing on aircraft and nuclear missiles of the United States Air Force.
Swissair AG/S.A. (German: Schweizerische Luftverkehr-AG; French: S.A. Suisse pour la Navigation Aérienne) was the national airline of Switzerland between its founding in 1931 and bankruptcy in 2002.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Trans Australia Airlines or TAA (renamed Australian Airlines in 1986) was one of the two major Australian domestic airlines between its inception in 1946 and its merger with Qantas in September 1992.
Travis Air Force Base is a United States Air Force air base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located three miles (5 km) east of the central business district of Fairfield, in Solano County, California, United States.
The Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center, founded as the Travis Air Museum and later known as the Jimmy Doolittle Air & Space Museum, is an aviation museum located at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California.
Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Utah is a state in the western United States.
A very important person (VIP) is a person who is accorded special privileges due to their status or importance.
The Vickers VC.1 Viking was a British twin-engine short-range airliner derived from the Vickers Wellington bomber and built by Vickers-Armstrongs Limited at Brooklands near Weybridge in Surrey.
Western Airlines was a large airline based in California, with operations throughout the western United States including Alaska and Hawaii, and western Canada, as well as to New York City, Boston, Washington D.C. and Miami on the U.S. east coast and also into Mexico.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) is a United States Air Force base and census-designated place just east of Dayton, Ohio, in Greene and Montgomery counties.
The Yanks Air Museum is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization and museum dedicated to exhibiting, preserving and restoring American aircraft and artifacts in order to show the evolution of American aviation, located at Chino Airport in Chino, California.
The 12th Flying Training Wing (12 FTW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Education and Training Command (AETC) as part of AETC's Nineteenth Air Force.
On 17 December 1960, a Convair C-131D Samaritan operated by the United States Air Force on a flight from Munich to RAF Northolt crashed shortly after take-off from Munich-Riem Airport, due to fuel contamination.
The 1988 Base Realignment and Closure Commission preliminary list was released by the United States Department of Defense in 1988 as part of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission.
The 323d Air Expeditionary Wing (323 AEW) is a provisional United States Air Force unit assigned to the United States Air Forces in Europe.
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