Airforce
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Airforce  
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Pattern type  Oscillator  

Oscillator type  Billiard table  
Number of cells  42  
Bounding box  14×15  
Period  7  
Mod  7  
Heat  2.9  
Volatility  0.20  
Strict volatility  0.20  
Discovered by  David Buckingham  
Year of discovery  1972  
 
 

Airforce is a period 7 billiard table oscillator discovered by David Buckingham in 1972. The rotor consists of two copies of the rotor of burloaferimeter and resembles an aircraft carrier in one phase.
External links
 Airforce at the Life Lexicon
 42P7.5 at Heinrich Koenig's Game of Life Object Catalogs
Categories:
 Patterns
 Oscillators with 42 cells
 Patterns with 42 cells
 Patterns found by David Buckingham
 Patterns found in 1972
 Oscillators
 Periodic objects with minimum population 42
 Billiard tables
 Oscillators with period 7
 Oscillators with mod 7
 Oscillators with heat 2
 Oscillators with volatility 0.20
 Oscillators with strict volatility 0.20
 Patterns with 180degree rotation symmetry