Essays Tagged: "Helicopters"

Women In Combat

e of females in the military.During the Persian Gulf War, women were sent to the Middle East to fly helicopters, service combat jets, refuel tankers, and load laser-guided bombs. Their performance has ...

(3 pages) 191 0 3.6 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

War in the Falklands

War in the FalklandsFact: April 2, 1982, Argentina invaded the Falkland IslandsAt 4:30 A.M., helicopters had started to land on Mullet Creek; they were the first of the many invaders from Argen ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

War in the Falklands

War in the FalklandsFact: April 2, 1982, Argentina invaded the Falkland IslandsAt 4:30 A.M., helicopters had started to land on Mullet Creek; they were the first of the many invaders from Argen ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Mexican U.S. Connection

issioner, announced the INS would pump 185 more agents and an array of equipment, including two new helicopters, seven more infrared scopes, eight miles of fencing and 172 additional sensors to detect ...

(6 pages) 142 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Vietnam Veterans.

d go through it again. I know I can't. The friends I lost and the many bodies I carried back to the helicopters to be lifted out, I will never forget. (1)The above excerpt was taken from a letter writ ... icans including such things as doing the laundry. After noting that she tried to blow up one of the helicopters with a bomb, he reflected, "You never knew who to trust." Steven Anderson, an infantryma ...

(15 pages) 203 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

About Airships. eg. the hindenburg

can't be steered, they travel in the direction the wind takes them. Airships are also different to helicopters and aeroplanes which are heavier than air. Also unlike airships they use their engines, ...

(1 pages) 22 1 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Response to the 2002 Washington Post article by Glenn Kessler, "Powell Pledges More Support For Colombia's Anti-Rebel War" Very opinion oriented.

to the war on terrorism. Columbia has already received 1.8 million dollars, to spend on things like helicopters, and, well, helicopters. In 2003, Columbia is expected to receive more than 500 million ... broke. The economy is ever so slowly going down the tubes, and we gave Columbia one hundred and two helicopters. I would be stunned, but alas, I'm jaded. The icing on the cake is that, theoretically, ...

(4 pages) 29 0 1.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Iraq Experience of an Medical Officer (own words)

id station. Some go to a shock-trauma platoon, like No. 4.Then, after evaluation and stabilization, helicopters fly them to better-equipped medical units.If the wound is very serious, the patient can ...

(1 pages) 21 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Tet Offensive

never able to break through into the camp. The marines received supplies throughout the siege from helicopters. Many people thought that this was going to be the decisive battle in the Vietnam War co ...

(2 pages) 48 2 4.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Examples of Efficient Use of Music in Film.

In Francis Ford Coppola's "Apocalypse Now," a band of soldiers take their helicopters over a small Vietnamese village, and the blaring tones of Wagner's musical piece "Ride o ...

(1 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Military Helicopter History

Helicopters played a minor role in World War II. However, World War II demonstrated that the helicop ... perations in the China-Burma-India theatre, and were operated by the 1st Air Commando unit. But the helicopters of the day were still limited in their power, size, and hence their capabilities.By Kore ... Marine Corps also used them in certain logistical roles. Although army leaders thought about using helicopters to ferry troops during Korea, the service was prohibited from operating large aircraft b ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

The life and works of Nikola Tesla

ide of our homes; Hydrogenerators, wireless energy, oscillators, telegeodynamics, induction motors, helicopters, and of course... the Tesla Coil. Lets start from the beginning.Nikola Tesla was born in ...

(7 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Orwell 1984

here seemed to be no colour in anything, except the posters that were plastered everywhere." (p4) - Helicopters skimming down between the roofs, a sign of the police patrol, snooping into people's win ...

(6 pages) 9 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To A Ameircan

lywood sign from my bed. What I don't like about my room is that at night when I go to sleep helicopters keep on passing by making noises. I could hear the noise very clearly because I live on ...

(1 pages) 244 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay on NSW bushfires in 1994

ghting effort. There wereover 10000 firefighters involved,14 000 ®re units and water tankers,51 helicopters and five fixed-wing,water-bombing aircraft.There are some parts of Sydney andnearby area ...

(2 pages) 914 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Helicopters: Their Evolution and Ever Changing Role in the Modern World.

Helicopter Roles - � PAGE �1� - Helicopters:Their Evolution and Ever Changing Role in the Modern World.ENG-Your UniversityAbstractTh ... will briefly catalogue the historical trials and development of vertical lift aircraft, the impact helicopters have had on the shaping of the modern world, the present contributions and niche of heli ... so much the gravity of their landmark achievements, but the notoriety they would attain from them. Helicopters were not regarded as practical machines of that era. Many inventors, scientists, and eng ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Accounting and Reporting Criteria for Boeing and Airbus

and AirbusAt the end of the twentieth century, seven companies that manufactured passenger planes, helicopters, warbirds and missiles, satellites and spacecraft, merged to become one single enterpris ...

(5 pages) 54 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting