airspace airspace  /ˈɛr ˌspeɪs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth
  2. (n) the atmosphere above a nation that is deemed to be under its jurisdiction

Usage(s):

  1. This would explain why they are saying it occurred in Chinese airspace.
  2. Then, they would have examined the airspace around and in front of the planes: knowing for sure that there was a serious problem.
  3. Long-standing differences, however, over airspace and territorial rights, capped by a fresh spate of aerial dogs fights have tested ties in recent weeks.

News

  1. OpenAirplane: Finally, a Zipcar-Style Service for Airplanes

    Rejoice, oh aeronautical adventurers of American airspace: There's finally a Zipcar -style service for renting small airplanes. OpenAirplane launched Monday at airports in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Jose, Kissimmee and Detroit with the goal of dramatically simplifying aircraft rental. SEE ALSO: How Klout Can Score You the VIP Airport Treatment OpenAirplane members first take a ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. NASA tests radio for unmanned aircraft operations

    NASA's communications experts have begun flight testing a prototype radio as part of the agency's contributions toward fully integrating civil and commercial Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS). This particular radio is one of the first steps to provide the critical communications link for UAS pilots on the ground to safely and securely operate their remotely ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. Three new routes implemented to increase UAE-Bahrain airspace capacity

    Major airspace changes have been implemented by the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain in a combined effort to increase capacity and ease congestion in the region. read more
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Air Transport World

Quotes

  1. "Russia must stop its bombing campaign, cease flights of Russian aircraft in Georgian airspace and withdraw its ground forces from Georgia," Obama said.
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CNN

  2. "We have trade missions back and forth," Palin told Couric. "We, we do, it's very important when you consider even national security issues with Russia as Putin rears his head and comes into the airspace of the United States of America,...
    on Sep 26, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "They met a Russian aircraft that was approaching Canadian airspace, and as they have done in previous occasions they sent very clear signals that are understood, that the aircraft was to turnaround, turn tail, and head back to their airspace, which...
    on Feb 27, 2009 By: Peter MacKay Source: FOXNews

Word of the Day
integral integral
/ˈɪn tə ɡrəl /