Wed, Sep 24, 2008
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.
Suggestions for future Aero-Terms are
ALWAYS welcome, as are additions or discussion of the
explanations given for each Aero-Term.
The study of forces and the resulting motion of objects through
the air. Judging from the story of Daedalus and Icarus, humans have
been interested in aerodynamics and flying for thousands of years,
although flying in a heavier-than-air machine has been possible
only in the last hundred years.
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