Airports, airplane museums and space centers from around the world.|
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|This essential facility allowed NASA to train Apollo astronauts to fly in a simulated lunar environment. Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin and 22 other astronauts used the facility to practice piloting problems they would encounter in the last 150 feet of descent to the surface of the moon. It was built in 1965 and was basically an A-frame structure with a gantry used to manipulate a full-scale Luna...||04/04/2007||637|
|3 artillery fire units closed to Tehran airport||04/01/2007||1,135|
|Echeverria Field started out in 1940 as a AAF contract glider pilot school during WW2, operated by the Arizona Gliding Academy & the Claiborne Flight Academy. |
According to the book "Best Place in the Country" by Mike Hoza & Steve Hoza, the Claiborne Flight Academy was owned by Harry Claiborne, and began training pilots in 1942.
In 1943, glider t...
|RAF Yatesbury is a former Royal Air Force airfield well known to many airmen who served in the Second World War. The airfield was first established in the First World War and was developed into a permanent camp in the interwar years especially from 1936 onwards before finally closing in the 1960s. Before closure the camp was home to the Radar and Wireless training school which transferred to Lo...||03/21/2007||618|
|This abandoned airfield was the former factory airfield of the Taylorcraft Corporation, a light aircraft manufacturer with a tumultuous history. |
|This airfield within the Saylor Creek Air Force Range is used as a air-to-ground target for military aircraft operating from nearby Mountain Home AFB (25 miles to the northwest). ||03/18/2007||762|
|1925 the airport Dortmund Brackel was opened with the route Copenhagen-Hamburg-Bremen-Dortmund-Frankfurt/Main-Stuttgart-Zurich and soon after following cities came on to direct flights: Hannover, Berlin, Halle, Leipzig, Bremen, Hamburg, Frankfurt/Main and Amsterdam.|
1928 8,000 take offs and landings and was the second most important airport in Western Germany. Only Cologne was mo...
|See all the planes live moving on the map!|
All departures and arrivals of Schiphol Amsterdam and Rotterdam Airport.
|In this December 1953 aerial view of Dillingham. |
Two large multi-engine aircraft are visible on the runway, with several more in the revetments on the east side of the field, and a large number of single-engine aircraft are visible along the revetments on the north side of the field.
|Where does this road lead to?||02/21/2007||579|
|International Aiport of Bilbao||02/21/2007||478|
|Dont know name but it is really cool with loads of planes and a cool building made to be camofloughed at the end of the west side of the runway.||02/20/2007||911|
|International airport of Nantes||02/20/2007||299|
|Jaisalmir air force base of IAF.||02/20/2007||399|
|N'Djili, the international airport of Kinshasa||02/18/2007||652|
|International airport of Bergen||02/18/2007||497|
|International airport on the island of Madeira. One of the shortest I ever saw ... ||02/18/2007||983|
|National Airport of the Island of Nosy Bé||02/18/2007||515|
|King Khalid International Airport (IATA: RUH, ICAO: OERK) (Arabic: مطار الملك خالد الدولي) is located 35 kilometers north of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, designed by the architectural firm of Hellmuth, Obata, and Kassabaum.|
Opened in 1983, it was the largest airport in the w...
|This is the Alameda Naval Weapons Station. This facility is very big. Check it out, its really cool. The bunker looking things on the ground are bomb holders. That way if one blows up they all don't blow up. Same with the train bunkers in the hill just west of the bomb holders.||02/16/2007||604|
|The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's Wingfoot Lake Airship Base, sometimes called "The Kitty Hawk of Lighter-Than-Air," is the oldest airship base in the United States. The Spirit of Goodyear blimp is based at this facility at Suffield,OH.|
|Charter pick up point. DeHaviland Beaver at the dock. Partialy submerged boat to the north.||02/14/2007||496|
|High altitude view of the airfield (center-left), old Messerschmitt factory (center) and the village of Haunstetten (right). |
The former factory airfield now houses parts of the university and a housing estate. The streets there are named after well-known persons who have gone down in the history of aircraft construction at Augsburg, thus representing a reminder as to the earlier...
|Bunkers located at Balad Air Base:|
Balad Airbase is located in Northern Iraq approximately 68 kilometers North of Baghdad. Balad Airbase is one of the largest Airbases in Iraq. The airfield is served by two runways 11,300 and 11,200 feet long respectively. Balad occupies a 25 square kilometer site and is protected by a 20 kilometers security perimeter. According to the "Gulf War Air...
|Creech Air Force Base, Indian Springs, Nevada, home of the USAF Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Center for Excellence.||02/10/2007||1,032|