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AIR. That fluid transparent substance which surrounds our globe.
     2. No property can be had in the air it belongs equally to all men, being indispensable to their existence. To poison or materially to change the air, to the annoyance of the public, is a nuisance. Cro. Cr. 610; 2 Ld. Raym 1163; I Burr. 333; 1 Str. 686 Hawk. B. 1, c. 75, s. 10; Dane's Ab. Index h.t. But this must be understood with this qualification, that no one has a right to use the air over another man's land, in such a manner as to be injurious to him. See 4 Campb. 219; Bowy. Mod. Civ. Law, 62; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 36 1; Grot. Droit de la Guerre et de la Paix, liv. 2, c. 2, Sec. 3, note, 3 et 4.
     3. It is the right of the proprietor of an estate to enjoy the light and air that will come to him, and, in general, no one has a right to deprive him of them; but sometimes in building, a man opens windows over his neighbor's ground, and the latter, desirous of building on his own ground, necessarily stops the windows already built, and deprives the first builder of light and air; this he has the right to do, unless the windows are ancient lights, (q.v.) or the proprietor has acquired a right by grant or prescription to have such windows open. See Crabb on R. P. Sec. 444 to 479 and Plan. Vide Nuisance.

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Georgina Shepherd, of Wheaton Aston, also got in touch, saying: "My father Kenneth White worked as an aircraft engineer from the early 1950s and was familiar with the airfield and its layout.
This week it was announced that their appeal had been refused, which prompted a joint statement being released by Littler Investments and the council suggesting the airfield's future could soon be resolved.
Littler Investments, which represents the Littler family, had previously wanted to see the site developed for housing, while the council pledged to protect the businesses and to retain Wellesbourne as an airfield.
But anyone who knows anything about aviation in Britain will have heard of Crosland Moor Airfield, which Jamie has humorously dubbed 'Huddersfield International Airport'.
Work is currently under way to get the airfield fit for operations and it was envisaged that the airfield would become active as this edition of Airports International went to press.
Flying is scheduled to start in early 2015, subject to a 90-day notice period for establishing the segregated airspace required to re-link Llanbedr Airfield to the existing test range over Cardigan Bay.
The statement said: "In operating the Airfield Operating Service (AOS), all aspects of running the airfield are included, from the issue of aviation fuel to the provision of fire cover, ensuring the vehicles are serviceable and able to safely execute the transmission of Air Traffic Control instructions with all its constituent parts."
Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan on 11 August 2014 approved the regulations of the procedure for elimination of airfields, Norma reported.
In August 2011, Zoe Sievwright, of Dundee, was doing a solo dive for charity at the airfield when both her main and reserve parachutes failed to open.
The report also contains an overview of LED light source technology, the relevant FAA guidance documents for airfield lighting and pointers to resources on airport funding and economic cost analysis tools.
Experts called in to tackle the problem at Sleap Airfield near Wem, Shropshire, say it could take up to a month to clear away the containers.
A former Emirates A380 captain has won a long-running legal battle to buy a remote airfield in New Zealand for just over US $2 million.