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.
On 17 December 1903 Orville Wright made the first controlled
powered flight. He flew a distance of 120 feet, lasting 12 seconds.
On the second flight his brother Wilbur Wright flew a distance of
850 feet, lasting 69 seconds. The ones who started us on the path
to the air.