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reserve capacity

Etymology: L, reservare, to save; Gk, aer
the volume of air that can be exhaled with maximum effort after completion of a normal expiration. Also called reserve air, supplemental air.

reserve capacity

(1) Expiratory reserve volume, see there.
(2) Inspiratory reserve volume, see there.
(3) Residual volume, see there.
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Caption: Three Hiller HTE Ravens, probably from Helicopter Utility Squadron (HU) 911, the only helicopter squadron in Reserve Air Wing (RAW) 91 at the time, and their crews line up at Squantum in 1952.
12) HQ AMC/A3B, Air Mobility Command Instruction 10-402, Civil Reserve Air Fleet (Scott Air Force Base, IL: HQ AMC, 2004), 2.
The Civil Reserve Air Fleet is a critical component of the Defense Transportation System developed to supplement organic government resources in time of war or national emergency.
4 billion, said Ron Priddy, author of "A History of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet" and a retired Air Force colonel who was director of civil air at Military Airlift Command--now Air Mobility Command--during that war.
General Accounting Office, Military airlift: Observations on the Civil Reserve Air Fleet Program, GAO/NSIAD-96-125, March 1996; Congressional Budget Office, Moving U.
Lack of a reserve air supply contributed to the one death from exhaustion of air supply and perhaps others.
As the Air Force Reserve celebrates its 68th birthday and 100 years of Reserve air power, it's obvious that AFRO has come a long way in a relatively short period of time.
Through this contract, the Air Mobility Command will be able to continue its oversight of commercial air carriers and management of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet.
It is named for the distinguished professor who taught military history at Duke University for over six decades, served as an active and reserve Air Force officer, and influenced several generations of military historians.
Bryan Cutchen, former TSW Commander, sees an important role for the reserve air wing as the Navy's aviation assets are called upon to serve in multiple theaters.
There were officers on the river banks with flashlights and state police sent a helicopter based at Westover Reserve Air Base.
Besides our military airlift assets, the US commercial air carriers provide a unique and critical enabler that helps us meet our mobility requirements in the form of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).