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Aerobatics (a portmanteau of aerial-acrobatics) is the practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight.
Air Combat Command (ACC) is one of ten Major Commands (MAJCOMs) in the United States Air Force, reporting to Headquarters, United States Air Force (HAF) at the Pentagon.
The Air Corps Tactical School, also known as ACTS and "the Tactical School", was a military professional development school for officers of the United States Army Air Service and United States Army Air Corps, the first such school in the world.
The Air Force Command and Control Integration Center (AFC2IC) was an Air Combat Command (ACC) Field Operating Agency (FOA) responsible for innovating, designing, developing, integrating, and sustaining command and control (C2) capabilities.
An air show, (or airshow, air fair, air tattoo) is a public event where aircraft are exhibited.
Air Transport Command (ATC) was a United States Air Force unit that was created during World War II as the strategic airlift component of the United States Army Air Forces.
The Airco DH.4 was a British two-seat biplane day bomber of the First World War.
An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power.
The Army Air Forces Antisubmarine Command was formed in the fall of 1942 to establish a single command to control antisubmarine warfare (ASW) activities of the Army Air Forces (AAF).
The US Army Air Forces in WWII had major subordinate Commands below the Air Staff level.
The Aviation Section, Signal Corps, was the aerial warfare service of the United States from 1914 to 1918, and a direct statutory ancestor of the United States Air Force.
The Back River is an estuarine inlet of the Chesapeake Bay between the independent cities of Hampton and Poquoson in the Hampton Roads area of southeastern Virginia.
Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) is a process by a United States federal government commission to increase United States Department of Defense efficiency by planning the end of the Cold War realignment and closure of military installations.
Beale Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately east of Marysville, California.
William Lendrum Mitchell (December 29, 1879 – February 19, 1936) was a United States Army general who is regarded as the father of the United States Air Force.
Continental Air Command (ConAC) (1948–1968) was a Major Command of the United States Air Force (USAF) responsible primarily for administering the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.
The Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" was one of a series of "JN" biplanes built by the Curtiss Aeroplane Company of Hammondsport, New York, later the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company.
Elizabeth City County was a county in southeastern Virginia from 1634 until 1952 when it was merged into the city of Hampton.
The F-22 Demonstration and Heritage Flight Team is an American flight demonstration team stationed at the home of Air Combat Command at Langley AFB in Hampton, Virginia.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
The First Air Force (Air Forces Northern; 1 AF-AFNORTH) is a numbered air force of the United States Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC).
Fort Eustis is a United States Army installation near Newport News, Virginia.
Fort Gordon, formerly known as Camp Gordon, is a United States Army installation established in October 1941.
Hampton is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Hurricane Isabel was the costliest, deadliest, and strongest hurricane in the 2003 Atlantic hurricane season.
A joint base (JB) is a base of the United States military utilized by multiple military services; one service hosts one or more other services as tenants on the base.
Joint Base Langley–Eustis is a United States military facility located adjacent to Hampton and Newport News, Virginia.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor–Hickam (JBPHH) is a United States military base adjacent to Honolulu, Hawaii.
Langley Research Center (LaRC or NASA Langley) located in Hampton, Virginia, United States, is the oldest of NASA's field centers.
This is a list of Field Operating Agencies (FOA) in the United States Department of the Air Force that are active.
The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor is a fifth-generation, single-seat, twin-engine, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force (USAF).
MacDill Air Force Base (MacDill AFB) is an active United States Air Force installation located 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southwest of downtown Tampa, Florida.
The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft designed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) to gain and maintain air supremacy in all aspects of aerial combat.
The Military Airlift Command (MAC) is an inactive United States Air Force major command (MAJCOM) that was headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
The November 2009 nor'easter (also referred to as "Nor'Ida") was a powerful autumn nor'easter that caused widespread damage throughout the east coast of the United States.
Osan Air Base (K-55; 오산공군기지; Hanja: 烏山空軍基地), is a United States Air Force base located near Songtan Station in the city of Pyeongtaek, South Korea, south of Seoul.
A parachute is a device used to slow the motion of an object through an atmosphere by creating drag (or in the case of ram-air parachutes, aerodynamic lift).
Ramstein Air Base is a United States Air Force base in Rhineland-Palatinate, a state in southwestern Germany.
Samuel Pierpont Langley (August 22, 1834 – February 27, 1906) was an American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and aviation pioneer.
The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.
Tactical Air Command (TAC) is an inactive United States Air Force organization.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America between 1926 and 1941.
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With the purchase of its first airplane, built and successfully flown by Orville and Wilbur Wright, in 1909 the United States Army began the training of flight personnel.
The Virginia Air National Guard (VA ANG) is the air force militia of the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States of America.
During World War II, the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) established numerous airfields in Virginia for training pilots and aircrews of USAAF fighters and bombers.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
The 12th Reconnaissance Squadron is a United States Air Force squadron, assigned to the 69th Reconnaissance Group at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, and operates from Beale Air Force Base, California.
The 13th Air Expeditionary Group is a provisional United States Air Force unit.
The 149th Fighter Squadron (149 FS) is a unit of the Virginia Air National Guard's 192d Fighter Wing located at Joint Base Langley–Eustis, Virginia.
The 18th Reconnaissance Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force.
The 192nd Fighter Wing (192 FW), also referred to as the 192D Fighter Wing, is a unit of the Virginia Air National Guard and the United States Air Force, stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
The 1st Fighter Wing (1 FW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Combat Command Ninth Air Force.
The 1st Operations Group (1 OG) is the flying component of the 1st Fighter Wing, assigned to the USAF Air Combat Command.
The 1st Provisional Air Brigade was a temporary unit of the United States Army Air Service, commanded by Col.
The 27th Fighter Squadron is a unit of the United States Air Force 1st Operations Group located at Joint Base Langley–Eustis, Virginia.
The 304th Bombardment Group is an inactive United States Army Air Forces (AAF) unit.
The 316th Wing (316 WG) is an inactive wing of the United States Air Force.
The 363d Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing (363 ISRW) is a United States Air Force unit.
The 1st Search Attack Group was a United States Army Air Forces unit that served during World War II.
The 378th Bombardment Group is an inactive United States Army Air Forces unit.
The United States Air Force's 463d Airlift Group was a theater airlift unit last stationed at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.
The 47th Flying Training Wing is a United States Air Force pilot training wing based at Laughlin Air Force Base, near Del Rio, Texas.
The 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing (480th ISR Wing) is headquartered at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.
The 48th Flying Training Squadron is part of the 14th Flying Training Wing based at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi.
The 4th Fighter Wing is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Combat Command Ninth Air Force.
The United States Air Force's 633rd Air Base Wing is the host organization for Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
The 94th Fighter Squadron is a unit of the United States Air Force 1st Operations Group located at Joint Base Langley–Eustis, Virginia.