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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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Under the participating agreements, airlines agree to commit eligible aircraft to the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) program, in exchange for which the Alliance Team receives entitlement to operate military charters.
Categories: National Defense, Accountability, Air defense systems, Aircraft, Defense capabilities, Defense economic analysis, Defense procurement, DOD Civil Reserve Air Fleet program, Internal controls, Military aircraft, Military airlift operations, National defense operations, National policies, Passengers, Risk assessment
I believe it is already time to reserve air travel for infrequent family trips and major necessities.
A Civil Communications Reserve Capability mechanism similar to the Civil Reserve Air Fleet from the communications industry is an idea quickly growing in popularity.
The US Air Force awarded the contracts, under the Civil Reserve Air Fleet programme, for the provision of emergency airlift services to the military for the next year, Reuters reported.
The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is made up of commercial civilian air carriers who volunteer on an annual basis to make their aircraft available to the U.
He formed a partnership and coordinated research with Air Mobility Command Civil Reserve Air Fleet, identifying potential savings of $10 million per year and $900 million production cost offsets without loss of wartime fleet capability.
The committee recognizes the potential military and commercial value of expanding the Civil Reserve Air Fleet with outsize cargo capacity, and encourages the Air Force to explore ways to accelerate the Commercial Application of Military Airlift Aircraft Initiative.
Signing on as an aviation cadet, he reported to the Naval Reserve air base in nearby Minneapolis for Elimination Base training, which determined his aptitude for flying.
troops to the Persian Gulf, Stage I of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet activated in February for only the second time in its 51-year history, according to the command's public affairs office.
EACH of the Services has Volunteer Reserve Forces: Reserve, The Royal Marines Reserve, The Reserve Air Forces (including the Royal Auxiliary Air Force) and the Territorial Army.
In addition, Brown was cited for his leadership on the Civil Reserve Air Fleet/Select Working Group.