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  • Gravity And Air Resistance
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    My topic for the science fair is " Which falling objects fall the fastest? ". Many factors affect the speed of aerodynamics such as the different forces on the object. The aerodynamics of the object and the physics surrounding the object. Great scientists have studied falling objects such as Galileo Galilei and Sir Isaac Newton. I will discuss their lives, experiments and scientific findings. Aerodynamics is the study of force on an object. It has been called the science of flight. Aerodynamics ...
  • Leadership And Family Involvement Concerning Substance Abuse
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    BACKGROUND PAPER ON LEADERSHIP AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE 1. What is substance abuse Although you may never have to deal with issues such as substance abuse, you must be prepared and knowledgeable should this type of problem present itself to you. The information in this paper will familiarize you with the definition, identification, leadership and family involvement concerning substance abuse. Lets start with the definition. 2. According to Air Force Pamphlet 36-2241, The Professional Fitness Study Gu...
  • Contribution Of The Canadian Royal Air Force
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    Shortly after the Battle of Britain Sir Winston Churchill, the prime minister of Great Britain, is quoted as exclaiming, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few". The few that Churchill was referring to were the brave aircrew that undertook the daunting task of repelling the massive offensive by the dreaded German air corps, the Luftwaffe. In the year 1940 Adolf Hitler ordered an offensive in coordination with an attempted invasion of the isle of Britain. The ...
  • Order And Setting General Mitchell
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    General William "Billy" Mitchell of the U.S. Army - Air Corp was a forward thinking officer who saw a need for the military to create an Air Force as a separate branch within the military structure. General Mitchell could foresee that technological advances would make air warfare an integral part of combat power in future operations. The military, however, did not agree with his assessment. The of the military put limitations on his abilities to prove his ideas. They did this by not providing pr...
  • Air Resistance Of A Falling Object
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    Research An object that is falling through the atmosphere is subjected to two external forces. The first force is the gravitational force, expressed as the weight of the object. The weight equation which is weight (W) = mass (M) x gravitational acceleration (A) which is 9.8 meters per square second on the surface of the earth. The gravitational acceleration decreases with the square of the distance from the center of the earth. If the object were falling in a vacuum, this would be the only force...
  • B 17's Of Ww II
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    On September 1, 1939, the German military forces invaded Poland to begin World War II. This invasion was very successful because of its use of a new military strategic theory called blitzkrieg. Blitzkrieg, literally lightning war, involved the fast and deadly coordination of two distinct forces, the Wermacht and the Luftwaffe. The Wermacht advanced on the ground, while the Luftwaffe destroyed the enemy air force, attacked enemy ground forced, and disrupted enemy communication and transportation ...
  • American P 51 Mustang Fighter And Improvements
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    This paper deals with the contributions of the P-51 Mustang to of the Allies in Europe during World War II. It describes in Europe before the P-51 was introduced, traces the fighter, its advantages, and the abilities it was able to Allies' arsenal. It concludes with the effect that the P-51 had on German air superiority, and how it led the destruction of the Luftwaffe. The thesis is that: it was not until the advent of the North AmericanP-51 Mustang fighter, and all of the improvements, benefits...
  • Air Towards The Nozzle
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    Mixer The hot air that is forced out of the combustor and through the turbine continues to exit the engine at the rearward. Before exiting however, this air must be mixed with the cooler bypass air that did not go through the compressor and combustor. These two air streams are mixed in order to quiet the engine. To understand how air can create noise, first consider the way water splashes and makes noise when a wave crashes. In the same way, when two different air streams traveling at extremely ...
  • Air Force Officer
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    JOB STUDY Training and Advancement 1. Are there any educational or other qualifications your employer would expect for the job you are doing? Following appointment as an Officer in the Air Force, you " ll undergo an Initial Officer Course (IOC) at the Officer Training School, RAAF Base Williams (Point Cook) 20 km south west of Melbourne, Victoria. This course aims to teach you the leadership skills needed to become an Air Force Officer. The course is a combination of theory and practical trainin...
  • Speed And Direction Change Forces
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    Throwing a football When the football travels through the air for a long pass it always follows a curved path because the force of gravity influences the movement of the ball in the vertical direction. As the ball travels up, gravity slows it down until it stops briefly at its peak height; the ball then comes down, and gravity accelerates it until it hits the ground. Projectile motion is the path of any object that is launched or thrown and has an arched course For the football to travel the mos...
  • Air Force Marketing And Communications Programs
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    The purpose of this paper is to identify key stakeholder groups in the Air Force. In addition to identifying these stakeholders groups, this paper will include whom in the Air Force marketing and communications programs might affect. The next paragraph will expound of who the key stakeholder groups are. Key stakeholders for the United States Air Force (USAF) are people in the community, in every town, and every state that make up this country. In addition, other key stakeholders are personnel in...
  • Charges Against Lt Flinn
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    Adultery Debated Issue In Military In 1995 Lieutenant Kelly Flinn became the United States' first female B-52 Bomber pilot. One year later Lt. Flinn began a relationship with a man who was legally separated from his wife with a divorce pending. Eventually Lt. Flinn fell in love with the man and the Air Force charged her with adultery. The charges against Lt. Flinn left her facing dismissal from the military and the possibility of serving up to nine-and-a-half years in prison. In military trials ...
  • Frisbees And Other Flying Disks
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    Abstract Spinning objects such as Frisbees possess unique flying characteristics. They are in essence spinning wings gliding in mid-air propelled by the forces of torque and aerodynamic lift. The relationship between Newton's Laws of Motion and the flight of the Frisbee will be discussed. This paper will attempt to highlight and show the different physical motions involved behind the spinning edge of the Frisbee and the similar forces it shares with other heavier winged objects. Lastly, how majo...
  • General Yeager
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    Chuck Yeager is unquestionably the most famous test pilot of all time. He won a permanent place in the history of aviation as the first pilot ever to fly faster than the speed of sound, but that is only one of the remarkable feats this pilot performed in service to his country. Charles Elwood Yeager was born in 1923 in Myra, West Virginia and grew up in the nearby village of Hamlin. Immediately upon graduation from High School he enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps to serve in World War...
  • Bombing Iraq And Her Forces In Kuwait
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    Gulf War In 1979, Saddam Hussian took control of Iraq, and immediately set the tone for his rule by killing twenty-one of his cabinet ministers. He wanted to make his country whole once again, so in 1990 he invaded Kuwait and in less than 4 hours he had taken Kuwait and controlled 24% of the world's oil supplies. This is when the United Nations declared that Iraq's annexation is invalid. The UN gives the word for military force to be used. The beginning of the Gulf War occurred on November 29, 1...
  • Air Power During The Persian Gulf War
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    Air Power and the Gulf War An acknowledged aerospace historian, Mr. Richard P. Hallion is an associate for the Smithsonian Institution employed in the research division. A former Charles A. Lindbergh Professor of Aerospace History, Mr. Hallion has written or edited thirteen other books, including The Wright Brothers: Heirs of Prometheus (1978), Test Pilots: The Frontiersmen of Flight (1988), and The History of Battlefield Air Attack, 1911-1945 (1989), while professor at the Army War College. Mr....
  • Security Police In The Air Force
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    My research topic is the military career, Security Police. Next February, I plan to join the Air Force as a SP and this is a good way to get more information on that career. This career is related to America because SPs serve America. As a future career of mine, Security Police in the Air Force serve America in many ways. The first step to having a career in Security Forces is to join the Air Force and go to basic training. First you talk to a recruiter. You will need to take the ASV AB tests to...
  • Chief Master Sergeant Of The Air Force
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    1- The position of Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force occupies the top enlisted grade, and has great responsibility and prestige in the Air Force. The objective of this background paper is to inform on the career progression, awards, and decorations of the former Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Thomas N. Barnes. In the first main point, I will trace the former CMSAF military career from Non-Commissioned Officer to Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Tier. Secondly, I will discuss the maj...
  • Driver And Passenger Side Air Bags
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    Air bags have been used in automobiles since the 1980's. The trend gathered momentum in the early and mid 1990's, during which major car manufacturers repeatedly boasted putting airbags in their new models for the driver. Beginning in 1998, driver- and passenger-side air bags have been required by law for all new cars in the United States. The air bag, however, was not born in a design room at the Ford Motor Company. The first inflatable device patented to help prevent injuries from crashes actu...
  • Use Of Force
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    Airpower: the future of conflict The United States entered the 21st Century as the lone world superpower, having won the 45 year long Cold War with the USSR that marked the latter half of the previous century. Our nations military was the largest and most powerful it had been in the history of the United States prior to the defeat of Soviet Union. With the fall of such a powerful enemy, it was inevitable that all branches of our military would undergo restructuring. Our nations military and poli...

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