Historic base ahead of its time

October 2003
Airman;Oct2003, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p11
Features the airfield March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California. Use of the March Field as a training ground for pilots in the 1930s; Effort of March to reduce air pollution and conserving energy; Decline of the allotment of vehicles for civil engineering.


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