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Every civil aircraft must be marked prominently on its exterior by an alphanumeric string, indicating its country of registration and its unique serial number.
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An airlift is the organized delivery of supplies or personnel primarily via military transport aircraft.
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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
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A barge is a flat-bottomed ship, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.
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Battle of the Atlantic
The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous military campaign in World War II, running from 1939 to the defeat of Germany in 1945.
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A birch is a thin-leaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula, in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams.
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Blohm & Voss BV 238
The Blohm & Voss BV 238 was a German flying boat built during World War II.
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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
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Carnival Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Line is a cruise line with headquarters in Miami, Florida.
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Charles M. Olmsted
Charles Morgan Olmsted (Jan. 19, 1881 – 1948) was an American aeronautical engineer.
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Duramold is a composite material process developed by Virginius E. Clark.
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End of Days (film)
End of Days is a 1999 American fantasy action horror thriller film directed by Peter Hyams and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Robin Tunney, Kevin Pollak, Rod Steiger, CCH Pounder, and Udo Kier.
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Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is an aviation museum which displays a number of military and civilian aircraft and spacecraft, most notably, the Hughes H-4 Hercules Spruce Goose.
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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.
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In differential geometry, a geodesic is a generalization of the notion of a "straight line" to "curved spaces".
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Glenn Odekirk (born Waseca, Minnesota May 9, 1905 – died Las Vegas, Nevada January 12, 1987) was an American aerospace engineer who made significant contributions to the work of Hughes Aircraft.
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Ground effect (aerodynamics)
In fixed-wing aircraft, ground effect is the increased lift (force) and decreased aerodynamic drag that an aircraft's wings generate when they are close to a fixed surface.
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Ground effect vehicle
A ground-effect vehicle (GEV) is a vehicle that is designed to attain sustained flight over a level surface (usually over the sea) by making use of ground effect, the aerodynamic interaction between the wings and the surface.
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Hamilton Standard (Now UTC Aerospace Systems a.k.a. UTAS), an aircraft propeller parts supplier, was formed in 1929 when United Aircraft and Transport Corporation consolidated Hamilton Aero Manufacturing and Standard Steel Propeller into the Hamilton Standard Propeller Corporation.
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Henry J. Kaiser
Henry John Kaiser (May 9, 1882 – August 24, 1967) was an American industrialist who became known as the father of modern American shipbuilding.
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Howard Robard Hughes Jr. (December 24, 1905 – April 5, 1976) was an American business magnate, investor, record-setting pilot, film director, and philanthropist, known during his lifetime as one of the most financially successful individuals in the world.
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Hughes Aircraft Company
The Hughes Aircraft Company was a major American aerospace and defense contractor founded in 1932 by Howard Hughes in Glendale, California as a division of Hughes Tool Company.
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Hughes Airport (California)
The Hughes Airport was a private airport owned by Howard Hughes for the Hughes Aircraft Company.
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Hughes H-1 Racer
The Hughes H-1 is a racing aircraft built by Hughes Aircraft in 1935.
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N.V. Koolhoven was an aircraft manufacturer based in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
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The Latécoère 631 was a civil transatlantic flying boat built by Latécoère, the largest ever built up to its time.
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Liberty ships were a class of cargo ship built in the United States during World War II.
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List of large aircraft
This is a list of large aircraft.
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Long Beach, California
Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California.
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Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
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The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II.
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Marshfield is a city in Wood County and Marathon County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin.
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Martin JRM Mars
The Martin JRM Mars is a large, four-engined cargo transport seaplane originally designed and built in limited numbers for the U.S. Navy during the World War II era.
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Materiel, more commonly matériel in US English and also listed as the only spelling in some UK dictionaries (both pronounced, from French matériel meaning equipment or hardware), refers to military technology and supplies in military and commercial supply chain management.
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McMinnville is the county seat of and largest city in Yamhill County, Oregon, United States.
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National Air and Space Museum
The National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, also called the NASM, is a museum in Washington, D.C..
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National Register of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.
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Playa Vista, Los Angeles
Playa Vista is a neighborhood located in the Westside of the City of Los Angeles, California, United States, north of LAX.
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Plywood is a sheet material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated up to 90 degrees to one another.
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Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular science and technology.
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Popular Science (also known as PopSci) is an American quarterly magazine carrying popular science content, which refers to articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects.
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Port Disney was a planned property of The Walt Disney Company that was to have been built on surrounding Queensway Bay next to the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California, United States.
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Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
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Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major
The Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major was a 28-cylinder four-row radial piston aircraft engine designed and built during World War II, and the largest-displacement aviation piston engine to be mass-produced in the United States.
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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.
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RMS Queen Mary
The RMS Queen Mary is a retired British ocean liner that sailed primarily on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line – known as Cunard-White Star Line when the vessel entered service.
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The Saunders-Roe SR.45 Princess was a British flying boat aircraft developed and built by Saunders-Roe at their Cowes facility on the Isle of Wight.
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Scaled Composites Stratolaunch
The Scaled Composites Stratolaunch is an aircraft being built for Stratolaunch Systems by Scaled Composites to carry air launch to orbit rockets.
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Strategic material is any sort of raw material that is important to an individual's or organization's strategic plan and supply chain management.
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Summa Corporation was the name adopted for the business interests of Howard Hughes after he sold the tool division of Hughes Tool Company in 1972.
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The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
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Titanic (1997 film)
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance-disaster film directed, written, co-produced and co-edited by James Cameron.
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A transatlantic flight is the flight of an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe, Africa or the Middle East to North America, Central America, or South America, or vice versa.
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United States Department of War
The United States Department of War, also called the War Department (and occasionally War Office in the early years), was the United States Cabinet department originally responsible for the operation and maintenance of the United States Army, also bearing responsibility for naval affairs until the establishment of the Navy Department in 1798, and for most land-based air forces until the creation of the Department of the Air Force on September 18, 1947.
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United States Senate
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
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United States Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), stood up in March 1941 as the "Truman Committee," is the oldest subcommittee of the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (formerly the Committee on Government Operations).
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Western Museum of Flight
The Western Museum of Flight (WMOF) is an aviation museum located at Zamperini Field, the municipal airport in Torrance, California.
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What Women Want
What Women Want is a 2000 American romantic fantasy comedy film written by Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa, and Diane Drake, directed by Nancy Meyers, and starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt.
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The wingspan (or just span) of a bird or an airplane is the distance from one wingtip to the other wingtip.
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World War II
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.
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