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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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Exelis will provide LAX with our airfield tracking and surveillance solutions including Vehicle Movement Area Transponders (VMAT), Symphony MobileVue and NextVue solutions, said Ted Carniol, general manager of commercial aviation solutions at Exelis.
The architecture of the airfield lighting circuit has co-evolved with the development of the lamps.
Planners heard it would be difficult to estimate the number of plane movements in and out of the airfield but a condition could be made to keep landings and take-offs to 1,000 a year.
The incident was caught on camera by the man who had taken fuel to the airfield, Peter Bunce, and jurors have watched the footage a number of times during the trial.
In reviewing many of these tracks involving birds and aircraft, it's apparent the near-miss event is a valuable statistic to consider for airfield management and aircrew safety.
The businessman from Clarkston, Glasgow, first became interested in airfields when he was nine years old.
Last year Castle Morpeth councillors went against the advice of their planning officers and rejected the application by airfield owner Storm Smith for later landings until 9pm, which would be limited to three microlights each weekday night in the period from April to September.
Army logistics would follow a few days after the first planes landed and stand up the airfield to dispatch equipment forward to the end destination.
Brian said he was told the man intended Monday to fly in the area around the airfield.
TWO people who were killed when a light aircraft crashed at a Midland airfield are thought to be father and daughter, police said yesterday.