146 relations: Aerospace Museum of California, Air Force Reserve Command, Air International, Air National Guard, Air Rescue Service, Air-sea rescue, Albert Whitted Airport, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Amphibious aircraft, Argentine Air Force, Ashland, Nebraska, Atwater, California, Baltimore, Battleship Memorial Park, Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, Boulder City, Nevada, Brazilian Air Force, California State Route 1, Canadair CL-215, Carrabelle, Florida, Castle Air Force Base, Castle Air Museum, Central Intelligence Agency, Chalk's International Airlines, Chilean Air Force, Chino, California, Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco, Conroy Aircraft, Consolidated PBY Catalina, Continental Micronesia, Dassault Falcon 20, Davis–Monthan Air Force Base, Death Valley, Dyess Air Force Base, Fairfield, California, Flight from Ashiya, Florida, Floyd Bennett Field, Flying boat, Fort Pierce, Florida, Furnace Creek, California, Georgia (U.S. state), German Navy, Grumman, Grumman G-21 Goose, Grumman G-73 Mallard, Guam, ..., Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Gulf of Mexico, Hagåtña, Guam, Hellenic Air Force, Hellenic Navy, Hemisphere Dancer, Hiller Aviation Museum, Hope Slide, In Harm's Way, Indonesian Navy, Italian Air Force, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, JATO, Jimmy Buffett, Kirtland Air Force Base, Lockheed HC-130, March Air Reserve Base, March Field Air Museum, Massachusetts, Matsu Islands, McClellan Air Force Base, Mexican Navy, Mobile, Alabama, Monterey County, California, Morón, Buenos Aires, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Museo Nacional de Aeronáutica de Argentina, Museum of Aviation (Warner Robins), NASA, National Museum of the United States Air Force, National Naval Aviation Museum, Nautical mile, Naval air station, Naval Air Station Barbers Point, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Air Station Key West, Naval Air Station North Island, Naval Air Station Pensacola, New England Air Museum, New York City, North Carolina, Northrop Grumman, Ohio, Operation Arc Light, Orlando, Florida, Otis Air National Guard Base, Pacific Coast Air Museum, Pacific Ocean, Pakistan Air Force, Panamint Range, Peruvian Air Force, Philippine Air Force, Pima Air & Space Museum, Radial engine, Republic of China Air Force, Riverside, California, Robins Air Force Base, Rolls-Royce Dart, Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Malaysian Air Force, Royal Norwegian Air Force, Royal Thai Navy, Sacramento, California, San Carlos, California, San Diego, San Luis Obispo County, California, San Luis Obispo, California, Santa Rosa, California, Search and rescue, South Vietnam, Spanish Air Force, Stovepipe Wells, California, Strategic Air Command, Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan Strait, Texas, The Expendables (2010 film), Travis Air Force Base, Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center, Treasure Coast International Airport, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Tucson, Arizona, Type rating, United States Air Force, United States Coast Guard, United States Navy, Universal Pictures, Vietnam War, Warfield Air National Guard Base, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, Wright R-1820 Cyclone, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Yanks Air Museum, 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing. Expand index (96 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 Reserve Command (AFRC) is a Major Command (MAJCOM) of the United States Air Force, with its headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
AIR International is a British aviation magazine covering current defence aerospace and civil aviation topics.
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 Air Rescue Service (ARS) (later, the Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service (ARRS)), was an organization in the United States Air Force.
Air-sea rescue (ASR or A/SR, also known as sea-air rescue) is the coordinated search and rescue (SAR) of the survivors of emergency water landings as well as people who have survived the loss of their seagoing vessel.
Albert Whitted Airport is a public airport in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.
Albuquerque (Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil; Arawageeki; Vakêêke; Gołgéeki) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
An amphibious aircraft or amphibian is an aircraft that can take off and land on both land and water.
The Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Argentina, or simply FAA) is the national aviation branch of the Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic.
Ashland is a city in Saunders County, Nebraska, United States.
Atwater is a city on State Route 99 in Merced County, California, United States.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Battleship Memorial Park is a military history park and museum located on the western shore of Mobile Bay in Mobile, Alabama.
The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber.
Boulder City is a city in Clark County, Nevada.
The Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira, FAB) is the air branch of the Brazilian Armed Forces and one of the three national uniformed services.
State Route 1 (SR 1) is a major north–south state highway that runs along most of the Pacific coastline of the U.S. state of California.
The Canadair CL-215 (Scooper) was the first model in a series of firefighting flying boat amphibious aircraft built by Canadair and later Bombardier.
Carrabelle is a city in Franklin County along Florida's Panhandle, United States.
Castle Air Force Base (1941–1995) is a former United States Air Force Strategic Air Command base located northeast of Atwater, northwest of Merced and about 115 miles (185 km) south of Sacramento, California.
Castle Air Museum is a military aviation museum located in Atwater, California, United States adjacent to Castle Airport, a former United States Air Force Strategic Air Command base which was closed in 1995, after the end of the Cold War.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).
Chalk's International Airlines, formerly Chalk's Ocean Airways, was an airline with its headquarters on the grounds of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in unincorporated Broward County, Florida near Fort Lauderdale.
The Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile, FACh) is the air force of Chile, a branch of the Chilean military.
Chino is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States.
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod is a United States Coast Guard air station located on Joint Base Cape Cod formerly known as Otis Air National Guard Base in Sandwich, Massachusetts.
United States Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater (CGAS Clearwater) is one of the United States Coast Guard's largest air station.
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City is a United States Coast Guard Air Station co-located at Elizabeth City Regional Airport in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, along the Pasquotank River near the opening of the Albemarle Sound.
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco is a United States Coast Guard Air Station located 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco, California at the San Francisco International Airport in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County.
Conroy Aircraft was a US aircraft manufacturer founded by John M. Conroy in Goleta, California in 1968 after Conroy's resignation as President of Aero Spacelines.
The Consolidated PBY Catalina, also known as the Canso in Canadian service, is an American flying boat, and later an amphibious aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s produced by Consolidated Aircraft.
Continental Micronesia, Inc. (CMI) was a company which was a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental Airlines.
The Dassault Falcon 20 is a French business jet developed and manufactured by Dassault Aviation.
Davis–Monthan Air Force Base (DM AFB) is a United States Air Force base located within the city limits approximately south-southeast of downtown Tucson, Arizona.
Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California, in the northern Mojave Desert bordering the Great Basin Desert.
Dyess Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately southwest of Abilene, Texas.
Fairfield is a city in, and the county seat of, Solano County, California, in the North Bay sub-region of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Flight from Ashiya is a 1964 film about the U.S. Air Force's Air Rescue Service, flying out of Ashiya Air Base, Japan.
Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.
Floyd Bennett Field is an airfield in the Marine Park neighorhood of southeast Brooklyn in New York City, along the shore of Jamaica Bay.
A flying boat is a fixed-winged seaplane with a hull, allowing it to land on water, that usually has no type of landing gear to allow operation on land.
Fort Pierce is a city in and the county seat of St. Lucie County, Florida, United States.
Furnace Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
The German Navy (Deutsche Marine or simply Marine—) is the navy of Germany and part of the unified Bundeswehr ("Federal Defense"), the German Armed Forces.
The Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, later Grumman Aerospace Corporation, was a leading 20th century U.S. producer of military and civilian aircraft.
The Grumman G-21 Goose is an amphibious aircraft designed by Grumman to serve as an eight-seat "commuter" aircraft for businessmen in the Long Island area.
The Grumman G-73 Mallard is a medium, twin-engined amphibious aircraft.
Guam (Chamorro: Guåhån) is an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States in Micronesia in the western Pacific Ocean.
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.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Hagåtña (formerly in English: Agana and in Spanish: Agaña), is the capital city of the United States territory of Guam.
The Hellenic Air Force (HAF; Πολεμική Αεροπορία, Polemikí Aeroporía, literally "War Aviation", sometimes abbreviated as ΠΑ) is the air force of Greece (with Hellenic being a synonym for Greek).
The Hellenic Navy (HN; Πολεμικό Ναυτικό, Polemikó Naftikó, abbreviated ΠΝ) is the naval force of Greece, part of the Hellenic Armed Forces.
Hemisphere Dancer is singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett's personal seaplane.
The Hiller Aviation Museum is an aircraft history museum located at the San Carlos Airport in San Carlos, California.
The Hope Slide was the second largest landslide ever recorded in Canada.
In Harm's Way is a 1965 American epic Panavision war film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Patricia Neal, Tom Tryon, Paula Prentiss, Stanley Holloway, Burgess Meredith, Brandon deWilde, Jill Haworth, Dana Andrews, and Henry Fonda.
The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut, TNI-AL) was founded on 10 September 1945.
The Italian Air Force (Italian: Aeronautica Militare; AM) is the aerial defence force of the Italian Republic.
JATO (acronym for jet-assisted take-off), is a type of assisted take-off for helping overloaded aircraft into the air by providing additional thrust in the form of small rockets.
James William Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is an American musician, songwriter, author, actor, and businessman.
Kirtland Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located in the southeast quadrant of the Albuquerque, New Mexico urban area, adjacent to the Albuquerque International Sunport.
The Lockheed HC-130 is an extended-range, search and rescue (SAR)/combat search and rescue (CSAR) version of the C-130 Hercules military transport aircraft, with two different versions operated by two separate services in the U.S. armed forces.
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.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Matsu Islands (Fuzhou dialect: Mā-cū liĕk-dō̤ or less frequently,; Fuzhou dialect: 馬祖島 Mā-cū-dō̤) are a minor archipelago of 36 islands and islets in the East China Sea administered as Lienchiang County (連江縣;; Lièng-gŏng-gâing) under streamlined Fujian Province, Republic of China (ROC).
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 Mexican Navy is one of the two independent armed forces of Mexico.
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
Monterey County is a county located on the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California.
Morón is a city in the Argentine province of Buenos Aires, capital of the Morón ''partido'', located in the Greater Buenos Aires metropolitan area, at.
Mountain Home Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation in the western United States.
The Museo Nacional de Aeronáutica (MNA) (National Aeronautics Museum) is a museum located in the city of Morón, Buenos Aires, Argentina, dedicated to the history of aviation, in particular the Argentine Air Force.
The Museum of Aviation is the second-largest aerospace museum of the United States Air Force.
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 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.
A nautical mile is a unit of measurement defined as exactly.
A naval air station is a military air base, and consists of a permanent land-based operations locations for the military aviation division of the relevant branch of a navy (Naval aviation).
Naval Air Station Barbers Point, on O'ahu, also called John Rodgers Field (the original name of Honolulu International Airport), is a former United States Navy airfield closed in 1999, and renamed Kalaeloa Airport.
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.
*Not to be confused with Key West International Airport Naval Air Station Key West, is a naval air station and military airport located on Boca Chica Key, four miles (6 km) east of the central business district of Key West, Florida, United States.
Naval Air Station North Island or NAS North Island is located at the north end of the Coronado peninsula on San Diego Bay and is the home port of several aircraft carriers of the United States Navy.
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.
The New England Air Museum (NEAM) is an aerospace museum located at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, U.S.A..
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is an American global aerospace and defense technology company formed by Northrop's 1994 purchase of Grumman.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
During Operation Arc Light (Arc Light, and sometimes Arclight) from 1965 to 1973, the United States deployed B-52F Stratofortresses from bases in the US to Guam to provide close air support to ground combat operations in Vietnam.
Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County.
Otis Air National Guard Base is an Air National Guard installation located within Joint Base Cape Cod, a military training facility located on the western portion of Cape Cod in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States.
The Pacific Coast Air Museum, in Santa Rosa, California, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving aviation history through the acquisition, restoration, and display of historic aircraft.
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) (پاک فِضائیہ—, or alternatively پاکیستان هاوایی فوج, reporting name: PAF) is the aerial warfare branch of the Pakistan Armed Forces, tasked primarily with the aerial defence of Pakistan, with a secondary role of providing air support to the Pakistan Army and the Pakistan Navy.
The Panamint Range is a short rugged fault-block mountain range in the northern Mojave Desert, within Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, eastern California.
The Peruvian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea del Perú, FAP) is the branch of the Peruvian Armed Forces tasked with defending the nation and its interests through the use of air power.
The Philippine Air Force (PAF; Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas, Fuerza Aérea de Filipinas) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
The Pima Air & Space Museum, located in Tucson, Arizona, is one of the world's largest non-government funded aerospace museums.
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.
The Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) is the aviation branch of the Republic of China Armed Forces.
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area.
Robins Air Force Base is a major United States Air Force installation located in Houston County, Georgia, United States.
The Rolls-Royce RB.53 Dart is a long-lived British turboprop engine designed, built and manufactured by Rolls-Royce Limited.
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF; Aviation royale canadienne, ARC) is the air force of Canada.
The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF; Tentera Udara Diraja Malaysia (TUDM); Jawi:تنترا اودارا مليسيا) was formed on 2 June 1958 as the Royal Federation of Malaya Air Force (Tentera Udara Diraja Persekutuan Tanah Melayu; تنترا اودارا دراج ڤرسكوتون تانه ملايو).
The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) (Luftforsvaret) is the air force of Norway.
The Royal Thai Navy or RTN (กองทัพเรือไทย) is the naval force of Thailand and part of the Royal Thai Armed Forces.
Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.
San Carlos is a city in San Mateo County, California on the San Francisco Peninsula, about halfway between San Francisco and San Jose.
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
San Luis Obispo County, officially the County of San Luis Obispo, is a county located in California.
San Luis Obispo (Spanish for St. Louis, the Bishop), or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. state of California, located roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast.
Santa Rosa (lit. Spanish for "Saint Rose") is a city in and the county seat of Sonoma County, California, United States.
Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Spanish Air Force (SPAF) (Ejército del Aire; literally, "Army of the Air") is the aerial branch of the Spanish Armed Forces.
Stovepipe Wells is a small way-station in the northern part of Death Valley, in unincorporated community Inyo County, California.
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.
Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
The Taiwan Strait, or Formosa Strait, is a -wide strait separating the island of Taiwan from mainland China.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Expendables is a 2010 American action film written by David Callaham and Sylvester Stallone, and directed by Stallone, who also starred in the lead role.
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.
Treasure Coast International Airport is a public airport located three miles (5 km) northwest of the central business district of Fort Pierce, a city in St. Lucie County, Florida, United States.
The Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (TTPI) was a United Nations trust territory in Micronesia (western Pacific) administered by the United States from 1947 to 1986.
Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona.
A type rating is a regulating agency's certification of an airplane pilot to fly a certain aircraft type that requires additional training beyond the scope of the initial license and aircraft class training.
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.
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Warfield Air National Guard Base is the home base of the Maryland Air National Guard 175th Wing.
Windsor Locks is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
The Wright R-1820 Cyclone 9 was an American radial engine developed by Curtiss-Wright, widely used on aircraft in the 1930s through 1950s.
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 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing (480th ISR Wing) is headquartered at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.
CSR-110, CSR-110 Albatross, Conroy Turbo Albatross, G-111T, Grumman A-16 Albatross, Grumman Albatross, Grumman CSR-110 Albatross, Grumman G-64, Grumman HU-16, Grumman JR2F Albatross, Grumman SA-16, Grumman SA-16 Albatross, Grumman SA-16A Albatross, Grumman SA-16B Albatross, Grumman SHU-16B Albatross, Grumman UF Albatross, HU-16, HU-16 Albatros, HU-16 Albatross, HU-16A Albatross, HU-16B Albatross, HU-16E Albatross, JR2F Albatross, SA-16 Albatross, SA-16A Albatross, SA/HU-16 Albatros, Shin Meiwa UF-XS, U-16 Albatross, UF Albatross.