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    over the adversary. Although the missile greatly altered tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), logistics, and even support organizations, it did not seek to alter the fighter pilot culture and was therefore readily embraced by the pilots and the USAF. Unmanned aircraft provide a striking example of the opposite effect. As discussed above, the character of aerial combat had changed dramatically since its inception, but because culture remained constant, pilots across the time…

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    At this point, I believed all the museum exhibits centered mostly on the World War eras. Each land vehicle presented a short information sheet describing their significance. For example, the Jeeps served as the inexpensive yet highly reliable transportation for the military at the time. The Dodge Scout Car were the top of the line off-roaders during the WWII era. Although they were originally manufactured for American usage, German soldiers captured some of these vehicles in a couple of treks in…

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    Airplane Warfare

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    Before the arrival of the airplane, warfare was conducted almost entirely by a country's infantry and navy. Up to this time in history, aerial warfare had played no significant role in military strategy. Balloons had been used for observation and propaganda distribution during the Napoleonic wars and the Franco-Prussian conflict of 1870-1871 (Balloons in the Military). The airplane had also been used in a limited role for bombardment missions during the Italo-Turkish War of 1911-1912 (Wilkin).…

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    Eglin Airport

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    states, “All military aircraft operating in airspace delegated to the Eglin Radar Control Facility (ERCF) shall adhere to the following procedures to the maximum extent possible unless established on a published approach/departure procedure or deviations are dictated by Air Traffic Control (ATC), safety, or mission constraints/ requirements… Turbojet, Propeller, and Tiltrotor Aircraft. All turbojet, propeller, and tiltrotor aircraft shall maintain at or above 1,500 ft AGL over populated areas…

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    M1911A1 Essay

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    In the 1910’s there were many weapons used to fight in World War I The Colt M1911A1 is a semi-automatic pistol that started being used by the military in 1911. The pistol was created by John Browning. The Colt was used in World War I and World War II and in many other battles. The Colt was a standardized sidearm that was given to the American troops. “The Colt M1911A1 is regarded by many as the most successful semi-automatic pistol design of her time - seeing consistent action in a plethora of…

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    Library Research Report March 30, 2015 Entry 1: Research question: “What kind human errors do exist in aviation accidents?” Douglas A. Wiegmann and Scott A. Shappell made a complete description of the Human Factors Analysis and Classification System. In this book, it analyzes various kinds of human errors happened in aircraft accidents, including the mistakes of operators and crews. In the chapter of “Human Error and Aviation Accidents”, the author gave database about the trend of how…

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    age for airplanes, which occurred in the 1950’s. In World War II planes 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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    Duties of Airline Pilot An aircraft pilot is accountable for the Safety and Security of the aircraft, travellers, crew members and cargo under various air traffic circumstances. Roles of an airline pilot are somewhat stimulating which can be accomplished successfully if the pilot is well skilled in all phases. The main role is positively to fly the aircraft securely from the departure airport to the target. Other than the air route there are other concerns as well that the Pilot has to take care…

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    operations. For an Aircraft…

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    Decline Of General Aviation

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    The Decline of General Aviation Airports The Rise of General Aviation In the early days of aviation, aviators were limited to flying during daylight hours, in near ideal weather conditions. Early pilots were not regulated as they are today, and would take off and land their aircraft in any flat open area, often a farmer’s grassy field, which allowed them to choose their direction relative to the prevailing winds. As aviation grew, pilots began to congregate in common areas, which allowed for…

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