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command that is the primary provider of air combat weapon systems to the United States Air Force; operates fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, battle-management, and rescue aircraft ACC , Air Combat Command
instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets accelerometer
performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft acrobatics , aerobatics , stunt flying , stunting
air defense by the use aircraft or missiles or artillery or electronic countermeasures active air defense
United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966) Admiral Nimitz , Chester Nimitz , Chester William Nimitz , Nimitz
someone who operates an aircraft aeronaut , airman , aviator , flier , flyer
engineer concerned with the design and construction of aircraft aeronautical engineer
branch of engineering science concerned with the design and construction of aircraft aeronautical engineering
activity of designing and constructing aircraft aeronautical engineering
aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets aeroplane , airplane , plane
engineer of aircraft and space vehicles aerospace engineer
condition in which combat aircraft are airborne and ready for an operation air alert
base for military aircraft air base , air station
use of military aircraft to provide protection against attack by enemy aircraft during ground or naval operations air cover
crew of an aircraft air crew , aircrew
defensive measures designed to destroy attacking enemy aircraft or missiles or to nullify their effectiveness air defense
aggregation of a country's military aircraft air power , aviation
shipboard radar that searches for aircraft air search radar
traffic created by the movement of aircraft air traffic
travel via aircraft air , air travel , aviation
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