Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
Liquid oxygen -- Part of the fuel used in the Space
Shuttle. The LOX serves as the oxidizer. The propellant fuel is
liquid hydrogen The propellant is carried in separate tanks in the
external tank and supplied to the main engines under pressure. Also
smoked salmon, great on a toasted bagel with cream cheese.