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Synonyms for airlift

transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)

fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means


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The C-27J JCA team started this competition with the best product and an outstanding team to meet both the Army and Air Force requirements for a medium-lift, intratheater airlifter," said Bob Drewes, corporate senior vice president and president and chief operating officer of L-3 IS Group.
Again we see a country that has recognized all the proven qualities of this world-leading airlifter purchasing additional aircraft," he stated.
The company and its subsidiaries supply a range of systems for this multipurpose new-generation airlifter, including the A400M's Auxiliary Power Unit, Secondary Electrical Power Distribution Center, Ram Air Turbine emergency power system, Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuator, Throttle Control Assembly, Cockpit and Load Master Workstation Lighting.
The A380 superjumbo passenger aircraft will fly every day and the new A400M multi-role military airlifter will fly from Monday to Thursday.
The parties summed up the results of Northern Falcon 2016 and discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation such as organization of the Northern Falcon 2017 during which the Ukrainian military pilots would airlift about 1 million of litres of fuel and other cargoes by Il-76 airlifter from Thule Air Base to Nord station.
But with the Boeing C-17 strategic airlifter and Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transport already in use and Airbus Military's A400M due to enter operational service in 2015, one must fall casualty of the budgetary bloodletting if Dalton's vision is to be realised.
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus is marking its 40th anniversary by introducing the new A400M airlifter at the ILA Berlin Air Show 2010 next month, the company announced yesterday.
Making this announcement on Wednesday, the company said that four Pratt & Whitney F117 engines provide power for 100% of The Boeing Company's C-17 Globemaster III, one of the world's premier heavy airlifter.
Governor Jeb Bush and Congressman Ander Crenshaw Join Local Community Leaders for a Close Look at the New C-27J Multi-Role Airlifter
The HC-144A is based on the highly successful Airbus Military CN235 tactical airlifter, more than 250 of which are in operation by 26 countries.
Il-112V airlifter development : JSC Ilyushin Aviation Complex was selected to develop the airlifter in May 2003, but the manufacturing of the first prototype was halted due to design flaws in 2011.
As a combat-proven airlifter, the C-295 proves itself daily in operations with NATO allies and coalition forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The C-130J Super Hercules airlifter is built to support humanitarian relief operations and carryout aerial refueling and close air support.
The C-27J Spartan, the only true next generation medium military airlifter in its class, is a twin-engine turboprop tactical transport aircraft with state-of-the-art technology avionics, propulsion and aircraft systems; it provides high performances, high cost effectiveness, extreme operating flexibility, best performances for aircraft of its category in all operational conditions and unique interoperability with heavier airlifters.