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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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We pledge that your commitment to the C-17 will be backed up by Boeing"s expertise, support and dedication -- wherever your crews fly the finest airlifter the world has ever known.
for analytical condition inspections on the C-17 Globemaster III airlifter.
Also, by using as much C-130J technology as possible, logistics support for a mixed fleet of airlifters would be easier due to the increased commonality.
Airbus Defence and Space is hoping to sign up a new A400M customer within the next 24 months, especially as the aircraft has now proven itself in real operations with France and Turkey, which has flown the airlifter into Africa and Afghanistan.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Sun, Sep 21, 2014 - Germany is looking for price cuts and longer cancellation periods on the A400M military airlifters it has ordered from Airbus, but which will be delivered later and less equipped than planned, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
government to acquire two additional C-17s, which brings the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) fleet of the world's most advanced airlifters to a total of four as the C-17 continues to attract orders worldwide.
They will discuss Air Transport Capabilities and Operations in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, Airlift operations across Japan, Natural Disaster support across Asia-Pacific - HARRT Perspective, International Humanitarian Operations: The Private Sector potential, Humanitarian Airlift Operations across Asia-Pacific, Singapore Airlift capability and force mobility, Indian Military Airlift capability: Environment and future prospects, The Airbus Military family of Airlifters, European Air Transport Fleet: Increasing availability of Airlift in the EU through strategic partnerships, Royal Air Force Airlift capabilities and Sustainment model for future life support for Commercial-Military Airlifters
The C295 is part of Airbus Military's family of light and medium airlifters which also includes the smaller C212 and CN235 aircraft.
Boeing employees and our supplier partners are proud of the quality that we build into every C-17 and pleased that the airlifters delivered to the UAE customer are already supporting missions worldwide," said Bob Ciesla, Boeing C-17 programme manager.
The MC-130J is one of the most versatile tactical airlifters in the world.
Summary: The government of Tunisia has signed a contract with Lockheed Martin for the purchase of two C-130J Super Hercules airlifters with an initial three years of logistics support.
Abu Dhabi Boeing and the United Arab Emirates Air Force and Air Defence yesterday announced that the UAE has signed a contract for the acquisition of six Boeing C-17 Globemaster III advanced airlifters.
It had slow speed handling and stall characteristics and effective controls that enabled pilots to deliver cargoes into airfields unusable by airliners or other airlifters.
The Italian Air Force received the first of twelve C-27J tactical airlifters in mid-January 2007 from Alenia Aeronautica.
In line with that conclusion, officials are proposing to halt further buys of the C-17 and C-130J airlifters by the end of the decade while retaining the entire fleet of (problematic) C-5s.