Wed, Dec 07, 2011
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.
Airborne Collision Avoidance
An aircraft system based on SSR transponder signals which
operates independently of groundbased equipment to provide advice
to the pilot on potential conflicting aircraft that are equipped
with SSR transponders.
Water Bomber Scratched From Saturday Air Show The Martin Mars water bomber that has been wowing crowds all week at AirVenture has been scratched from the Saturday airshow after it >[...]
Sixteen People Fatally Injured Saturday Morning A hot air balloon with 16 people on board reportedly went down near Lockhart, TX Saturday morning. All 16 on board have been fatally>[...]
Charter Jets Says Number Of Flights Indicates Strong Economy The number of charter flights in May 2016 was up more than 5% over the previous month -- a sure signal the U.S. economy>[...]
Get The EARLY Inside Details On THE Most Exciting NEW Innovations And Product Announcements From OSHKOSH... The staff of EAA and the Aero-News Network are pleased to announce that >[...]
Great Crossing To Cuba Flight Designed To Get Cuban Kids Interested In Aviation Cuba is on everyone’s mind these days as US airlines fall all over themselves to be the first >[...]