forward oblique air photograph


forward oblique air photograph
Oblique photography of the terrain ahead of the aircraft.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • airplane — /air playn /, n. 1. a heavier than air aircraft kept aloft by the upward thrust exerted by the passing air on its fixed wings and driven by propellers, jet propulsion, etc. 2. any similar heavier than air aircraft, as a glider or helicopter. Also …   Universalium

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium

  • Supermarine Spitfire (early Merlin powered variants) — Infobox Aircraft name =Spitfire type =Fighter manufacturer =Supermarine caption =Spitfire Vc launching from USS Wasp designer =R. J. Mitchell first flight =5 March 1936 introduction =1938 retired =1955, RAF status = primary user =Royal Air Force… …   Wikipedia

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

  • Supermarine Spitfire operational history — November 1942 photo of a very early Mk IXb of 306 (Polish) Toruński Squadron. Main article: Supermarine Spitfire The Supermarine Spitfire, the only British fighter to be manufactured before, during and after the Second World War, was designed as… …   Wikipedia

  • literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …   Universalium

  • tactics — /tak tiks/, n. 1. (usually used with a sing. v.) the art or science of disposing military or naval forces for battle and maneuvering them in battle. 2. (used with a pl. v.) the maneuvers themselves. 3. (used with a sing. v.) any mode of procedure …   Universalium

  • de Havilland Mosquito — DH.98 Mosquito The Mosquito B Mk XVI ML963 of 571 Squadron this aircraft was lost on an operation to Berlin in April 1945 …   Wikipedia

  • Shock wave — Bombshock redirects here. For the Transformers character, see Micromasters#Bombshock. For other uses, see shockwave. Schlieren photograph of an attached shock on a sharp nosed supersonic body. A shock wave (also called shock front or simply shock …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.