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air base

[′er ‚bās]
(aerospace engineering)
In the U.S. Air Force, an establishment, comprising an airfield, its installations, facilities, personnel, and activities, for the flight operation, maintenance, and supply of aircraft and air organizations.
A similar establishment belonging to any other air force.
In a restricted sense, only the physical installation.
(mapping)
The line joining two air stations, or the length of this line.
The distance, at the scale of the stereoscopic model, between adjacent perspective centers as reconstructed in the plotting instrument.

air base

air base
i. An air force station or base.
ii. In aerial photography, the line joining two air stations, the length of this line, or the distance between exposure stations of a stereo pair.
iii. The distance at the scale of the stereoscopic model between two adjacent perspective centers, as constructed in the plotting instrument.
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During his career, he has commanded two air defence squadrons and an air base. He is a recipient of Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military).
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There could be no negotiations with Ankara about the extradition of Turkish asylum seekers and granting German lawmakers access to the soldiers at Konya air base because both issues were completely unrelated, she added.
The Prince Faisal Air Base, also called the (http://www.rjaf.mil.jo/index.php/en/organization/royal-jordanian-air-force/rjaf-bases/king-feisal-air-base--jafr.html) King Feisal Air Base , in al-Jafr hosts military instruction from a number of countries including the U.S., according to Agence France-Presse.
The honouring ceremony was attended by Air Commodore Fahd bin Ali al-Nu'aimi, Commander of Salalah Air Base, senior officers, non-commissioned officers and personnel at Thumrait and Salalah Air Bases.
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