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    USS Midway

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    The Changing Face of The USS Midway The USS Midway, One of the longest serving aircraft carriers in the United States Army, needed module changes in order to remain in battle and still be an unsinkable ship. The USS Midway, the lead ship of her class, had a lot of changes in its design because of all the years that it was in battle’s, like the Vietnam war, operation frequent wind and the Persian Gulf. It needed better technology to go to more places and to remain in battle with her class. The…

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    Night Witch Tactics

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    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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    single day. (according to movie review summary) On March 24, 1944, a fleet of P-51 Mustangs led by Colonel Benjamin O. Davis, commander of the Tuskegee airmen, set out on the longest escort mission their crews would fly during World War II. The 43 fighters were there to help B-17 bombers run a gauntlet of over 1,600 miles into the heart of Hitler’s Germany and back. the tuskegee airmen called jets “Comet” which was a rocket-powered plane…

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    Airbus Merger Essay

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    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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    Abolition Of A-10

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    POSITION PAPER ON POSTPONING THE RETIREMENT OF THE A-10 1. The Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II is currently the only close air support (CAS) dedicated aircraft in the United States (US) inventory.1 The A-10 was the first airframe which was designed specifically for the role of CAS and is a simple aircraft to maintain.2 The US Air Force (USAF) has effectively employed the A-10 in a variety of combat applications since its first flight at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB) in the fall…

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    Sensation And Perception

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    me I just have to find ways in becoming a better learner than just reading the chapter. For instance, in my job in the military I had to perform maintenance on a fighter jet, which that was easy for me because it’s all the same movements, inspections, procedures for each fighter jet, but when having to learn certain weapons onto the fighter jet there are many procedures that have to be done. If the procedures are not done correctly then the weapon would not work, or something can happen to were…

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    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-38 In The Pacific

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    including homeland defensive operation, the European Theatre, and the Pacific Theatre. The genesis of the P-38 occurred in 1935, with a design requirement for a pursuit aircraft set forth by Lt. Benjamin Kelsey and Lt. Gordon Seville. These two futurist officers realized that the current restrictions for the design of pursuit aircraft would be laughably inadequate to meet the demands of shooting down…

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    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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    F4u Corsair History

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    greatest and most effective single-engine fighter plane ever utilized by the United States (U.S.) military. Its service timeframe ranges from mid-WWII through the Korean War and into the fighter jet age. While it did have a shaky and unsure start in life, the Corsair would prove itself repeatedly throughout its time in service. The Corsair came in to being because of a need by the U.S. Navy for a new carrier-based fighter plane in 1938. The Chance Vought Aircraft Engineering department…

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