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.
A small liquid-propellant sounding rocket developed by the Jet
Propulsion Laboratory for the United States Army. It was the first
true sounding rocket because it was built for no other purpose than
upper air research. The WAC Corporal used an attached Tiny Tim
solid-propellant booster to clear the launch tower.