Thu, Dec 06, 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.
Takeoff/Go-Around. TOGA refers to buttons, often mounted
on the throttle quadrant of turbine aircraft, that allow the
engines to quickly be brought to full power, either for take off or
in the event of a go around. During emergencies, such as a
microburst, the TOGA button can be used as a shortcut instead of
using the throttle lever.
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