reserve aircraft


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reserve aircraft

[ri′zərv ′er‚kraft]
(aerospace engineering)
Those aircraft which have been accumulated in excess of immediate needs for active aircraft and are retained in the inventory against possible future needs.
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In fiscal year 2010, the Army budgeted for six of the refurbished Guard and Reserve aircraft.
From national programs--such as the Civil Reserve Aircraft Fleet--to local programs--such as the relationship among Cardozo TransTech Academy, the Aero Club, and the 495th Air Refueling Wing at Andrews Air Force Base--the Air Force and commercial aviation industry have long partnered to enhance the nation's national security and economic vitality.
He also said that while the airlines strive for securing outstanding maintenance crews and reserve aircraft, passengers ought to weigh them.
As part of Allied Force, there were eleven active Navy, eight Marine and two Navy Reserve aircraft from Andrews AFB, MD.
The air refueler is an Air Force Reserve aircraft forward deployed from the 459th Air Reserve Wing at Andrews AFB, Md.
I've flown as a happy customer on many an Air Force Reserve aircraft," Alonso said.
NPAS will provide the deployment of the nearest availabla e aircraft and havea reserve aircraft availabl a e when aircraft are offl f ine for maintenance.
James said that high percentages of Guard and reserve aircraft deployed to current battlefields are a testament to the service's level of engagement.
Industry sources say the -69 upgrades will provide a major leap in capability for the system, not only bolstering the self-protection and situational awareness capabilities of the host aircraft, but also providing Guard and Reserve aircraft with the growth capability to gather emitter targeting data for HARM shooters.
Air Force, Navy, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve aircraft.
ARRC staff members executed mobilizations for more than 14,000 Reserve members from 238 units utilizing 422 Reserve aircraft to meet the crisis.
Four more planes retired from the British Airways fleet will be used as reserve aircraft for charter operators at Birmingham, Stansted and Manchester.