- air base
- i. An air force station or base.ii. In aerial photography, the line joining two air stations, the length of this line, or the distance between exposure stations of a stereo pair.iii. The distance at the scale of the stereoscopic model between two adjacent perspective centers, as constructed in the plotting instrument.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
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