In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Space objects weighing up to 3,000 kg are transported by sling to the nearest aerodrome.
- After training, these professionals are posted to the aerodrome section of various airports.
- On 12 August, it began attacks on airfields and aerodromes in southern England.
- The aerodrome, only recently constructed by the French army, consisted of freshly cut wheat fields lined with canvas hangars.
- Security sources say German, French, Swedish and British military aircraft regularly use the aerodrome.
- There is no doubt that these missions were exciting for there were few things more well defended than a Luftwaffe aerodrome.
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