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  • Air assault [r]: Military operations in which infantry are carried by aircraft onto, or very near, the target, or by parachuting. The aircraft may be helicopters, tilt-rotor aircraft, short-landing transports, or, historically, gliders. [e]
  • Aircraft [r]: A vehicle capable of sustained flight within the Earth's atmosphere. [e]
  • Battle of Sicily [r]: In the Mediterranean Theater and Italian Campaign of the Second World War, an Allied invasion of Sicily night of 9 July, 1943, ending 17 August in an Allied victory with the Axis troops either surrendering or withdrawing to the mainland [e]
  • Fixed-wing aircraft [r]: Vehicles that remain aloft using the lift from the flow of air over wings which are fixed in position, in relation to the rest of their structure. [e]
  • Lightning [r]: An atmospheric discharge of electricity accompanied by thunder, which typically occurs during thunderstorms, and sometimes during volcanic eruptions or dust storms. [e]
  • Morton National Park [r]: a 60,000 acre national park in New South Wales, Australia, about 170 kilometres southwest of Sydney. [e]
  • U-2 Dragon Lady [r]: A high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft that remains a key U.S. intelligence collection platform. [e]