the martin xb-51 was an american trijet ground-attack aircraft.it was designed in 1945 and made its maiden flight in 1949. it was originally designed as a bomber for the united states army air forces under specification v-8237-1 and was designated xa-45.the 'a' ground-attack classification was eliminated the next year, and the xb-51 designation was assigned instead.
fourth-generation jet fighter is a general classification of jet fighters in service from approximately 1980 to the present and represent design concepts of the 1970s. fourth-generation designs are heavily influenced by lessons learned from the previous generation of combat aircraft. long-range air-to-air missiles, originally thought to make dogfighting obsolete, proved less influential than expected, precipitating a renewed emphasis on maneuverability. meanwhile, the growing costs of military a
the 37th training wing at lackland afb, texas, assumed responsibility for the kelly afb flightline area and the area west of the runway on 1 april 2001, the area being designated kelly field annex. port san antonio formerly known as kellyusa has now renamed the logistics center port san antonio in line with its business strategy of becoming the largest inland port in south texas.
kirtland air force base iata: abq, icao: kabq 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 base was named for the early army aviator col. roy c. kirtland. the military and the international airport share the same runways, making abq a joint civil-military airport.
cool descending air currents produce strong downdraughts below the storm. after the storm has spent its energy, the rising currents die away and downdraughts break up the cloud. individual storm clouds can measure 2–10 km across. tornado – a tornado is a violent, destructive whirlwind storm occurring on land. usually its appearance is that .
in addition to raising the coal temperature inside the mill for drying and better grinding, the same air works as the transport medium to move the pulverized coal out of the mill: it travels through the annular space between the fixed trunnion tubes and the rotating hot air tube onwards to the classifier. coal-laden air passes through double cone static classifiers, with adjustable classifier vanes, for segregation into pulverized fuel of the desired fineness, and coarse particles.
the 2006 ust growling tigers men's basketball team represented the university of santo tomas in the men's basketball tournament of the 69th season of the university athletic association of the philippines.. the tigers defeated the blue eagles of the ateneo de manila university to win their nineteenth uaap men's title, and their first since the 1996 season. . jervy cruz was selected on the .
air force magazine. in 2009, air force magazine also define fighter generations and proposed a sixth : 1. jet propulsion : f-80, me 262 2. swept wings; range radar; infrared missiles : f-86, mig-15 3. supersonic, pulse radar, beyond-visual-range missiles : century series, f-105, f-4, mig-17, mig-21 4.
alpine swifts spend most of their lives in the air, living on the insects they catch in their beaks. they drink on the wing, but roost on vertical cliffs or walls. a study published in 2013 showed alpine swifts can spend over six months flying without having to land. all vital physiological processes, including sleep, can be performed while in air.
the flotilla sailed for the far east on 8 april 1945 and was assigned convoy escort duties on arrival. on 2 july, they swept the approaches to the nicobar islands during operation collie and destroyed 167 mines. as the pacific war was ending on 15 august, they swept the strait of malacca and the approaches to singapore.
carrier strike group nine is a u.s. navy formation.the group is one of six u.s. navy carrier strike groups assigned to the u.s. pacific fleet.in 2004–09, it was based at naval base san diego and its flagship was the nimitz-class aircraft carrier uss abraham lincoln cvn-72 .. the group's operations between 2004–2009 included three western pacific deployments in support of operation .
landolphia owariensis is a species of liana from the family apocynaceae found in tropical africa.latex can be extracted from this plant for the manufacture of natural rubber. other names for this vine are eta, the white rubber vine and the congo rubber plant. congo rubber was a commercial rubber exported from the congo starting in 1890, most notable for its forced harvesting under conditions .
an airliner is a type of aircraft for transporting passengers and air cargo.such aircraft are most often operated by airlines.although the definition of an airliner can vary from country to country, an airliner is typically defined as an aeroplane intended for carrying multiple passengers or cargo in commercial service.
hms pelorus pennant number: j291 was an algerine-class minesweeper built for the royal navy rn during world war ii.upon completion, the ship became the flotilla leader of the 7th minesweeper flotilla, clearing mines off the east coast of england. in june 1944, the flotilla was assigned to sweep one of the beaches during the normandy landings until she struck a mine the following month.
the earless monitor lizard lanthanotus borneensis is a semiaquatic, brown lizard native to the southeast asian island of borneo.it is the only living species in the family lanthanotidae and it is related to the true monitor lizards.
this is a list of experimental aircraft, or aircraft used or built to conduct experiments involving aerodynamics, structural materials, propulsion systems, configuration and equipment.prototypes, pre-production and homebuilt aircraft described as experimental but which were not used in this manner outside their own development are excluded.
strike fighter squadron 32 vfa-32 , nicknamed the 'fighting swordsmen' are a united states navy strike fighter squadron presently flying the f/a-18f super hornet and based ashore at naval air station oceana.their radio callsign is gypsy and their tail code is ac.. their mission is: 'strike fighter squadron 32, as a part of united states naval aviation, utilizes the f/a-18f aircraft to project .
kirtland air force base iata: abq, icao: kabq 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 base was named for the early army aviator col. roy c. kirtland.the military and the international airport share the same runways, making abq a joint civil-military airport.
diver communications are the methods used by divers to communicate with each other or with surface members of the dive team. in professional diving, communication is usually between a single working diver and the diving supervisor at the surface control point. this is considered important both for managing the diving work, and as a safety measure for monitoring the condition of the diver.
kelly field annex is named in honor of 2d lieutenant george edward maurice kelly. lt. kelly, who after a course of training at the curtiss aviation school, rockwell field, california, was ordered to fort sam houston, near san antonio. while attempting to land on 10 may 1911 in order to avoid running into a tent and thereby possibly injuring .
a fighter aircraft, often referred to simply as a fighter, is a military fixed-wing aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft. the key performance features of a fighter include not only its firepower but also its high speed and maneuverability relative to the target aircraft.. the fighter's main tactical purpose is to establish air superiority over the battlefield.