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Definition of the noun Air Corps

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  1. formerly the airborne division of the United States Army
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic terms: air force / airforce = the airborne branch of a country's armed forces


The Air Corps is the air component of the Defence Forces of Ireland. Through a fleet of fixed and rotary wing aircraft, it provides military support to the Army and Naval Service, together with non-military air services such as air ambulance and the Ministerial Air Transport Service. The primary airbase is Casement Aerodrome located at Baldonnel, County Dublin.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Army (2001)

by Jerold E. Brown

AIR CORPS 7 AIR CORPS The U.S. Army Air Corps represented a stage in the evolution of military air power in the United States. Two camps carried on the public debate over the role of air power in the United States during the early years of ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Anti-Aircraft Command; Anti-Aircraft Corps; Area Advisory Committee; Army Apprentices College; Army Air Corps; Association of American Choruses; Association of American Colleges; Australian Agricultural Company; Australian Air Corps; ...

Google previewWorld War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945 (2012)

by Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen

r X, a Luftwaffe air corps that specialized in attacking British shipping. A naval oflicer, Geisler transferred to the Luftwaffe in 1935 and four years later ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History (2013)

the Army Air Corps (1926–1941), and the Army ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1981)

Volume 32 - United Kingdom: National Film Archive to Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine by Allen Kent, Harold Lancour, Jay E. Daily

University and Library History Before World War II the Air Tactical School at Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Alabama, was the Army Air Corps center for military education (/). Most of the concepts, strategy, and tactics vital to the conduct of aerial ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations (1998)

by Oxford University Press

adenylate cyclase ~ advanced CMOS - Aero Club ' Air Command - Air Commodore ' air conditioning ~ air control ' Air Corps ' Air Council ~ aircraftman ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Abbreviations (2015)

With Especial Attention to War-Time Abbreviations by Eric Partridge

Air Corps (of the U.S.A.). (4) Air Co-operation; as in A.C. Sqn. In the Air Force : Army Cooperation. (5) Artillery College. (6) Alpine Club.

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Small photo of PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 24, 2017: B-17 Flying Fortress Miss Angela. B-17s operated in all theaters of World War II. They were used by the US. Army Air Corps, Air Force, Navy and the R.A.FSmall photo of NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 11 2015: Norman Lear, US Army Air Corps World War II vet and Honorary Marshal on stage in Madison Square Park before the annual Americas Parade up 5th Avenue on Veterans Day. More...

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But the Air Force was sort of a bastard child of the Army, much like the Marines with the Navy. Everything had to be done over by the Army after it had already been done by the Air Corps, a mess. (Stuart Symington)
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