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(aerospace engineering)
The space occupied by an aircraft formation or used in a maneuver.
The area around an airplane in flight that is considered an integral part of the plane in order to prevent collision with another plane; the space depends on the speed of the plane.
Of or pertaining to both the earth's atmosphere and space. Also known as aerospace.
The portion of the atmosphere above a particular land area, especially a nation or other political subdivision.



in law, the atmospheric expanse over the land and water territory of a state. It is under the sovereignty of the state and is part of its territory. The border of the airspace is a plane perpendicular to the land surface extending along the line of the land and water borders of the state. The altitude limit of the airspace is not defined.

The extension of the state’s sovereignty over its airspace is formulated in multilateral and bilateral international agreements, as well as in the internal legislation of the state. Sovereignty over the airspace means complete and exclusive authority of the state within its airspace: all flights of foreign aircraft within the airspace can be made only with the con-sent of the state in question and in accordance with the laws and rules established by it (such a consent is usually formulated in a bilateral or multilateral international agreement). While within the airspace of a state, a foreign aircraft to some extent falls under the jurisdiction of this state (including the obligation to observe passport, customs, sanitation, and other rules).



The space in the air above the surface of the earth or a particular portion of such space, usually defined by the boundaries of an area on the surface projected upward. Airspace is much more limited than aerospace.
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AirMap's services are delivered through an API that allows manufacturers to query airspace data by sending the position of a drone.
Earlier on October 3, a Russian warplane violated Turkish airspace in the province of Hatay near Syria.
Shoushtari voiced the country's readiness to admit and allow international flights to pass through the Iranian airspace.
A comprehensive airspace design is a main element making sure the airspace will be optimally used to support rising aviation requirements and activity levels.
It is the logical step following the successful outcome of the UAE airspace study conducted in 2012 and 2013.
The US has said nothing further about those reports, but it is flying war planes over both countries at much lower altitudes and inter national airlines would rather not share airspace with combat air craft.
AirSpace Consulting is led by a team of experienced commercial pilots who offer over thirty five years of aviation industry experience, as well as first-hand knowledge of UAs from concept to production to operation.
He said airspace will remain a sovereign right and that the region's aviation authorities are working "towards a commonality of flight plans [and airspace] permissions.
Such limitations on flying over Russian airspace will definitely render "many airlines" to suffer financially since Russia is the world's largest country in terms of land mass.
It says further growth is being obstructed by a lack of flying routes because between 40 and 60 per cent of Gulf airspace is reserved for military use, according to Arabian Business Magazine.
We are working to improve ATM efficiency through an airspace enhancement and restructuring programme.
Israel violates Lebanon's airspace on an almost daily basis, claiming the flights serve surveillance purposes.