Fri, Sep 30, 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.
When used with respect to the certification, ratings,
privileges, and limitations of airmen, means a broad classification
of aircraft. Examples include: airplane; rotorcraft; glider; and
lighter-than-air. When used with respect to the certification of
aircraft, means a grouping of aircraft based upon intended use or
operating limitations. Examples include: transport, normal,
utility, acrobatic, limited, restricted, and provisional.
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