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  • noun Plural form of aircrew.


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  • The only thing I can surmise about this is, that back at that time, it was common, in order to qualify for certain types of duty, such as aircrews, and submariner crews, to have an operation to have your adenoids removed, in order to be able to stand the great differences in air pressure involved with these types of jobs.


  • A number of Polish aircrews were able to evacuate, with their aircraft to Romania.

    The Polish Airman — Update « Mudpuddle

  • German aircrews, they couldn't even go to Libya because of what Rommel did.

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  • Because the 437t ` MAW was selected as one of the many wings to fly re-supply missions all over the world, I was responsible to make sure that I had trained Security Force teams assigned to flight with the aircrews to perform aircraft security once the aircraft landed.

    Denny Roach Apology

  • When he saw the crew bail out and crawl for cover underneath the chopper aircrews are armed only with pistols, virtually useless in a fight like this, the only thing he could think to do was sprint across the open hilltop to see if he could find a place from which he could lay down fire to protect them.

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  • It was here that all of the American Air Force and Navy fighter pilots and bomber aircrews who were shot down or crashed over Taiwan were imprisoned, interrogated and in some cases, executed.

    The Story of the Taiwan POW's

  • The above fourteen airmen ranging in age from 19 to 24 years, were either individual fighter pilots or members of bomber aircrews (Army Air Force and Navy) who had been shot down and captured while attacking Japanese targets in and around Taiwan in the closing year of WWII.

    A World War II Remembrance in Taipei

  • By the end of the year, Republic grounded Midwest's old fleet and did all of Midwest's flying with Republic planes and crews, laying off the Midwest aircrews.

    Midwest Airlines name dropped in favor of Frontier

  • Second, it is very unlikely that aircrews would be rotated to the Pacific for this mission or any other mission from Europe.

    SF Tidbits for 2/20/10

  • The World War I battleships Ise and Hyuga, twin sisters of 35,000 tons, had been modified with stern aircraft decks in 1943 but now lacked fuel, aircraft, and aircrews.



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