Ellsworth AFB is an Air Force installation roughly 11 kilometers northeast of Rapid City, South Dakota.
It is home to the B-1B bomber, and is being upsized due to the 2005 BRAC (Base ReAlignment and Closure) Bill. On a funny note, in 2004, some pilots from Northwest Airlines landed there instead of the Rapid City Airport.
At the time of writing, it is in Low Resolution.
When they scrapped USS South Dakota in 1962, Sioux Falls couldn't get the whole battleship into landlocked South Dakota. So they salvaged what parts they could, poured a foot-high concrete outline onto the ground in Sherman Park along the banks of the Big Sioux River, and combined the pieces into a minimalist pseudo-replica.
The USS South Dakota was in every major battle and the...
A small general aviation (CIRRUS SR-20) crashed in the Belaire Condominiums at East 72nd & York Avenue in New York City.
Onboard was the Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor, which was both killed in the accident.
Type: Douglas CC-129 Dakota 4M (DC-3A-467)
NASARR Dakota "Pinocchio" of the Canadian Armed Forces, Cold Lake AFB. Several air forces, including the Belgian, German and Canadian had some Dakota's modified to train future Starfighter pilots on the North American Search and Ranging Radar, which was housed in the pointed...
The New York City Transit Complex at Coney Island is the largest transit maintenance facility in the United States. Located in Brooklyn, NY the 75 acre complex has been in continuous operation since its opening in 1926, and is the primary repair facility for New York's fleet of 6,400 subway cars (as of 2002).
First occupied by Gala Amusement Park, the site was turned into a 105-acre private flying field in 1929. Ground was broken on September 9, 1937 for a new airport, which was built jointly by the City of New York and the Federal Works Progress Administration.
New York City Municipal Airport was dedicated on October 15, 1939. On November 2, 1939, the name was changed to New York Municipal ...
Flushing Meadows Park, also sometimes referred to as Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, is located in northern Queens, New York City, USA at the intersection of the Long Island Expressway and the Grand Central Parkway. It is the third largest public park in the City of New York and was created as the site of the 1939/1940 New York World's Fair and ...
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