In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- With most aircrews traversing hot, desert-like climates, it's easy to assume an arctic survival situation is not in the cards.
- What drew Osburn to Edwards was the chance to escape from behind the computer and get on the flight line to work with planes and aircrews.
- Hauling scientists and supplies to the stations gives aircrews a chance to practice icy take-offs and landings and get a feel for being on the ice.
- Houle also suggested to higher authorities that downed aircrews use the term Mayday instead of just talking on the radio.
- Scattered around the airfield are the remains of many Allied and Japanese aircraft, whose aircrews made the ultimate sacrifice for their countries.
- The aircrews averaged about 1,000 flying hours in that time.
- In the most basic sense, aircrews want mission-ready aircraft to fly and modern, new weapons to play with.
- But, he added, the aircrews were professionals and knew what problems lay ahead, thus ensuring a good chance of success.
- There was a potentially serious risk to aircraft, aircrews and air operations from possible collisions, as well as impact on the operational effectiveness of the base.
- With each buy, the command is promising airplanes, aircrews or support to meet the requirements.
- Many equally dedicated ground and logistical personnel are supporting the aircrews with maintenance teams ensuring the aircraft are fully serviceable.
- The tanker requirements study justified the current tanker force structure and identified significant shortfalls in both aircraft and aircrews.
- But, that was the last thing on the minds of aircrews.
- Hayner's nose art is considered some of the best produced during the war, when the artwork was a popular morale booster for pilots and aircrews.
- The aircrews went to the Baltimore plant to fly the planes back.
- When aircrews do have to land at dangerous locations, they take with them a two-person ‘fly away’ security team.
- Although a peaceful mission, it required aircrews to travel vast distances, so the need to have rescue crews on hand was still required.
- It meant fewer aircrews and aircraft lost, much less collateral damage and fewer ‘friendly fire’ incidents.
- Even so, aircrews fly with heightened awareness.
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