Sun, Apr 15, 2007
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 Marine version of the huey, the UH-1E was designed for the
USMC to operate from shipboard. Primary differences included a
rotor brake, an alternating current electrical system, aluminum
construction for shipboard use and air to ground and air to air
radios. The mission of the Marine huey was command and control,
liaison, observation, gunship, and medevac missions.
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