Too many people just do not get airfields
or their supporters and I would like to change that.
Installations squadrons were prepared to repair and maintain airfields
, not to build them.
GeoEye is now the world's largest developer of airport geospatial information support, terrain and obstacle databases with several hundred airfields
mapped to date.
Our initial efforts yielded the next-generation airfield
matting (AM-X) program, an initiative to replace AM-2 aluminum airfield
matting, the heaviest system the Air Force deploys.
As with many BASH programs, the monitoring and documentation of wildlife hazards on and surrounding the airfield
is essential for reducing the risk of strikes at Seymour Johnson AFB.
Those airmen were responsible for getting down there [on the ground] and making sure that airfield
was readily to be used as soon as possible," said the Air Force chief of staff, Gen.
If you go to an airfield
like Bagram in Afghanistan that we're flying from today and you look at that airfield
, you'll realize there's no way we could ever put an F-16 in that airfield
because it's in such terrible condition, but we need that airfield
to fly out of because it's in proximity to the troops we're supporting.
at Wellesbourne and Long Marston are already used for a variety of non-aviation events, such as an open-air market, distribution park and the annual bikers' festival the Bulldog Bash.
has been in existence as an RAF station since 1918, when British pilots training for the Great War were joined by an American squadron.
Since 1996, Carmanah has deployed thousands of solar LED airfield
lights worldwide for rural and major airfields
including LAX, Chicago O'Hare and Vancouver International Airport.
Still, the Khashm al-An Airfield
is under construction, and will feature a 2,000 meter paved runway and taxiway for fixed-wing aircraft.
The entire county of Shropshire and territory across the border into Wales, was turned into a huge military training ground in the 20th centuries, and during the war, 1939-45, the 19 airfields
were used to train pilots for combat.
Many species of wildlife (birds and mammals) inhabit or traverse airfields
, and their patterns change throughout the year.
occupy large tracts of land, but only about 25% of the area is covered by tarmac or concrete.
Ivor, from Whitchurch, Cardiff, had no training or previous experience in the field except a lifelong fascination with airfields