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  • Reconnaissance In Ww1

    than eleven years old" (SparkNotes. "World War I (1914-1919)". http://www.sparknotes.com/history/european/ww1/section5.rhtml. Accessed April 24, 2016.). WWI was one of the first instances in warfare where aircraft was used, in the early stages of WWI, the military strategists realized that aircraft could be useful for reconnaissance and could spy on their enemies with the use of reconnaissance planes. In WWI, carpet bombing was a new strategy of war and was used very…

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  • SEAD Doctrine

    Enemy Air Defenses (SEAD) is a mission that came to be in the war in Vietnam. With the creation of modern Integrated Air Defense Systems (IAD), U.S. Air power could be loses its effectiveness while still maintaining Air Superiority. While enemy fighters may have not been a threat during most missions the possibility of being shot down by a Surface to Air Missile (SAM) was high. The Vietnamese IAD proved to be effective and lessening the effects of U.S. strike missions. With losses mounting…

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  • Night Witch Tactics

    At the time, women where expected to support their husbands and sons, but few actually participated in combat. In 1941 a man by the name of Joseph Stalin backed Raskova and ordered her to form three all female fighter pilot groups. The only group that stayed all female as the war went on was the 588th Night bombers, more commonly known as the Night Witches. Each person involved in that group was female. Weather that be the pilots, or even the mechanics. Many women…

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  • Airbus Merger Essay

    Born from the merger, on July 2000, of the French company Aerospatiale Matra, its German competitor DASA and its Spanish pair CASA, the group has managed to develop a strong expertise in a large range of complementary businesses, such as commercial aircraft, military and defence equipment, helicopters, communication systems, missiles, satellites and related services. Reorganised in January 2014, the group is composed of three divisions: Airbus, Airbus Helicopters (formerly Eurocopter), and…

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  • Reginald Mitchell: World Famous Aircraft Designer

    in Talke, Staffordshire and died of cancer on June 11, 1937 in Portswood, Hampshire. He was married to Florence Dayson in 1918. They had a child called Gordon Mitchell who later wrote two books about his father titled “R.J. Mitchell: World Famous Aircraft Designer” and “R.J.Mitchell: Schooldays to Spitfire”. Early life and Career Reginald Mitchell went to Queensberry Road Higher Elementary School before moving to Hanley High School which is where his interest in first in aviation was piqued,…

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  • The Airplane's Impact On Human Society

    militaries around the world started to realize what an important tool this could become for warfare and homeland security. The German government in 1910 were the first in the world to establish a criteria of medical fitness to be able to pilot an aircraft, a step followed by other European countries and the United States. The medical fitness standards that were set forth for pilots in the United States were strongly advocated by its early pioneers, chiefly Dr. Isaac H. Jones, who championed the…

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  • Airacobra Merger

    the air power for the Allied forces. The United States Army Air Force, which had the largest and most diverse arsenal of fighters, was a key Allied asset (Taylor and Guilmartin). Early in the war, the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) was equipped primarily with the Bell P-39 Airacobra and the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (later versions were referred to as the Tomahawk); both aircraft were cheap and easy to produce and maintain, but that was just about the extent of their benefits. The Airacobra had…

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  • Character Analysis Of Offred In The Handmaid's Tale

    Her attitude to the ceremony is, certainly not a respectful one, not the one that Gilead would have tried to instil in her, "...the Commander fucks, with a regular two-four marching stroke, on and on like a tap dripping...". These are hardly the sentiments of a true believer in the role of the Handmaid. However, it is clear that the Red Centre did have some psychological effects on her by the way that she sees everything in a sexual light, she is obsessed by the colour red…

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  • P-51 Mustang

    that the P-51 mustang came into play during WW2. The P-51 Mustang was a very popular design of aircraft for the U.S.. this design was good because it was very fast and aerodynamic. the Mustang assisted in bombing runs to help get the bombers to the spot at least halfway intact. that's why the P-51 mustang was a superior aircraft I want to learn more about the P-51 mustang because i like aircraft a lot. ever since i was little i had a very strong want for airplanes. also i have always wanted…

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  • Ww2 Revolutionized Aviation

    such as bombers, fighters, and reconnaissance were used greatly as a tool to win the war and have the edge over the enemy. Even aircraft such as blimps,. gliders and even jets war used majorly in WW2. Germany and Japan launched their campaigns…

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