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|The airport is available for national and international VFR civil air traffic with all types of aircraft up to 6000 kg AUW and gliders.|
Runway: RWY27/09, 730 m x 27 m asphalt
|Maleme airfield - the key to winning the battle for Crete. By the end of the first day Student had been receiving news of nothing but failure. Only at Maleme was there a glimmer of hope. The 3rd Parachute Regiment had secured neither Canea nor Galatas; the 2nd Parachute Regiment had captured a hill overlooking Retimo airfield, but had taken heavy casualties doing so; and the 1st Parachute Regim...||10/09/2007||1,168|
|The landings took place in extremely strong wind conditions, which made the landings difficult but also ensured the element of surprise. Landings were made on the southern and eastern coasts of the island, with the British forces in the East and the Americans towards the West.|
Four airborne operations were carried out, landing during the night of the July 9-10 July, as part of th...
|Small Airport at the North site of Rotterdam (Netherlands). Watch the small plane just landing at the beginning of the east site of the landing strip.||07/14/2005||647|
St Martin de Varreville: 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment and 377th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion : Seize Exits 3 and 4 at Saint-Martin-de-Varreville and Audouville-la-Hubert. Destroy the German heavy artillery battery at Saint-Martin-de-Varreville and the buildings coded WXYZ at Mezieres.
Hiesville: 3/501st Parachute In...
|A fixed base operator at a sky diving airport operates one or more aircraft that takes groups of skydivers up for a fee.|
A typical jump involves individuals jumping out of an aircraft (usually an airplane, but sometimes a helicopter or even the gondola of a balloon), at approximately 4,000 meters (around 13,000 feet) altitude, and free-falling for a period of time (about a minute...
|Walking the Netherlands. Concerning one of the longest possible distances between the extreme north and the most southern point of the Netherlands. Between Pieterburen and the sint Pietersberg a 480 kilometres long distance walkingpath. The most populair walkingpath of the Netherlands. Enjoy||11/28/2005||1,325|
|US Arm Golden Knights Parachute Team aircraft parked at Millville Municipal Airport - Millville, NJ.||08/04/2005||499|
|Airspeed Horsa and Hamilcar gliders on Landing Zone 'S', Wolfheze, Gelderland, Netherlands. Photo taken on 19 September 1944, Sortie No. 106G_2996.||08/12/2010||3,243|
|At Teuge International Airport a historic glider occasionally flies. It is a Slingsby T-21 and it's Dutch registration marking is PH-911. Here you can see that it will be put together.||01/08/2007||577|
|The airfield was founded in 1936, initially for recreational purposes. At the beginning of World War II German forces attempted to capture the airfield, in 1940, via an airborne landing during the Battle for The Hague. This failed however and Dutch forces recaptured the airfield. After the Netherlands eventually surrendered to Germany, the Luftwaffe made no use of the airfield during the remain...||09/19/2008||635|
| Roll of honor|
501st Parachute Infantry Rgt :Colonel Howard R. Johnson
Rgt Hq Co : Captain William G. Burd
Rgt Service Co : Captain William H. Butler
1/501st : Lt Col. Robert C. Caroll (KIA 6 June), Lt Col. Harry W. O. Kinnard (From 8 June)
Hq Co : Captain John W. Simmons
A Co : Captain William W. Paty, Jr (WIA,POW 7 June)
B Co : ...