air station


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air station

n
(Aeronautics) an airfield, usually smaller than an airport but having facilities for the maintenance of aircraft

air′ sta`tion


n.
an airfield having facilities for sheltering and servicing aircraft.
[1910–15]

air station

In photogrammetry, the point in space occupied by the camera lens at the moment of exposure.
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Noun1.air station - a base for military aircraftair station - a base for military aircraft  
base, base of operations - installation from which a military force initiates operations; "the attack wiped out our forward bases"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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If what you say is true, Thomson,--and I am going straight back to the Admiralty,--I shall find my way on to one of the air stations myself, and the women can stay at home and get ready to be useful.
He said that the dual utilization of Naval Air Station Turbat will accrue dividends both for the maritime defence and in the economic sector by yielding best value for money.
He was speaking at operationalization ceremony of Naval Air Station Turbat that was held at PNS SIDDIQ, at Turbat Balochistan.
VMFA-121 consists of the F-35B Lighting II aircraft, which is planned to replace the F/A-18 Hornet and AV-8B Harrier II aircraft currently based at the air station.
Once considered an augmenting air station for Okinawa, MCAS Iwakuni played the role as a passive air terminal with its own 18 hole golf course.
Gozar Air Station will play a major role as we shift our focus from internal security operations to territorial defense," Gazmin said in a statement on Tuesday.
Author John will attend to discuss and sign copies of his book, which outlines the history of the air station and the men who flew from it.
When a helicopter crew makes a precautionary landing, it is always for the safety of the crew," said Chief Warrant Officer Matthew Kellison, the OPBAT maintenance officer at the air station.
Wattisham air station is home to 3 and 4 Regiment Army Air Corps.
Japan's new Prime Minister Naoto Kan made his diplomatic debut Sunday in a telephone call with President Barack Obama, reaffirming his country's alliance with Washington and promising to work hard on an agreement to relocate Marine Air Station Futenma.
Prefectural residents hope to see the air station moved outside of the prefecture.
The Air Station, which first commenced air operation in 1964 with setting up of a small Helicopter Maintenance Unit, provides maintenance and flying support to a diverse range of helicopters operating from naval ships at Mumbai.