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Fokker E-III

Fokker E-III — The Fokker E.III was the main variant of the Eindecker (monoplane) fighter aircraft of World War I. It entered service on the Western Front in December 1915 and was also supplied to Austria-Hungary and Turkey. Design & Development The E.III was basically an E.II fitted with larger, newly designed wings that had a slightly narrower chord aircraft …

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Fokker D-VII

Fokker D-VII — The Fokker D.VII was a German World War I fighter aircraft designed by Reinhold Platz of the Fokker-Flugzeugwerke. Germany produced around 3,300 D.VII aircraft in the summer and autumn of 1918. In service, the D.VII quickly proved itself to be a formidable aircraft. The Armistice ending the war specifically required Germany to surrender all D.VIIs to the …

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B-17 Flying Fortress

B-17 Flying Fortress — The U.S. World War II B-17F Flying Fortress, about 21 m (70 ft) long, flew at 510 km/h (317 mph) and could carry a 2,720-kg (6,000-lb) bombload. History The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is an American four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed for the US Army Air Corps (USAAC). Competing against Douglas and Martin for a contract …

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India For Global Recognition of Ayurveda, Unani

India For Global Recognition of Ayurveda, Unani — India is pushing for a WHO collaborative centre on traditional medicine to win legal recognition to the Indian systems of medication like Ayurveda and Unani abroad, officials said Wednesday. At present, all the drugs under the Indian systems of medicine – Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homoepathy – are exported either as food …

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World Religions

World Religions — From the earliest known evidence of human religion by Homo sapiens Neanderthalensis around 100,000 years ago to the present day, religion continues to be a very influential aspect of human lives. Today, there are numerous challenges and problems faced by humans from every possible background, location and social class. Every day people must face issues of health, safety …

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Uncategorized Acronyms

Alphabetical Listing of Uncategorized Acronyms 2.5G — Second-and-a-half-generation Mobile Telephone System 2D — Two 2G — Second 3D — Three 3G — Third 3I — Investors In Industry (venture Capitalists) 3M — Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company 4D — Four-dimensional (usually Three Spatial Plus One Temporal Dimension 4G — Fourth-generation Mobile Telephone System 4GL — Fourth-generation Programming Language 4WD — …

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NASA Acronyms

Alphabetical Listing of NASA Acronyms A/L — Air Lock AAFE — Aeroassist Flight Experiment ABCL — As Built Configuration List ABHRS — As Built Hardware Reporting System AC — Alternating Current AC — Comptroller Office ACES — Acoustic Containerless Experiment System ACIP — Assembly Configuration And Integration Panel ACR — Active Cavity Radiometer ACRBC — Acceptance ACRC — Assured Crew …

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Chemistry Acronyms

Alphabetical Listing of Chemistry Acronyms (PI)SDCI — (pi)-electron Singly And Doubly Excited CI (SC)2(CI+PT2) — Self-consistent Size-consistent (CI+second-order Perturbation) (SC)2CI — Self-consistent Size-consistent CI 2DEG — Two-dimensional Electron Gas 2DHG — Two Dimensional Hole Gas 2MASS — Two Micron All-Sky Survey 2PH TDA — Two-particle-hole Tamm-Dancoff Approximation (for Closed-shell 2PPE — Two-photon Photoemission 3A — Alumina Aluminide Alloys 3DAP — …

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