Dictionary of Aviation: Over 5,500 Terms Clearly Defined (2nd Edition)

By David Crocker

This revised variation comprises over 5,000 phrases utilized by air site visitors controllers, pilots, cabin group, upkeep crews, floor employees and different airline body of workers. Designed for these specialising in aviation and similar industries, together with trainee pilots, upkeep engineers and different execs, this dictionary has all of the phrases you wish. 'For these short of a convenient reference for daily paintings, this iteration may still turn out so much useful.' - Aviation information

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An digital equipment associated with a mobile used to ship and obtain a fax ć Charts are transmitted via fax to meteorological workplaces. ı CAMFAX í verb to ship a fax ć Charts are faxed to meteorological workplaces. FDPS abbreviation flight info processing process FDR abbreviation flight info recorder FDS abbreviation flight director method feather / feðə / verb ˽ to feather a propeller to show the blades of a stopped propeller side directly to the airflow as a way to lessen drag or wind resistance ć The feathered place not just reduces drag, but additionally minimises engine rotation, hence combating any extra harm to the engine. feathering / feðərŋ/ noun the act of turning the blades of a stopped propeller part directly to the airflow so as to lessen drag ć Feathering is entire by way of relocating the pilot’s keep watch over lever. feathering gate / feðərŋ et/ noun a tool at the propeller pitch regulate to avoid undesirable choice of the feathering place feathering place / feðərŋ pə zʃ(ə)n/ noun a place of the propeller pitch regulate during which the blades are feathered function / fi tʃə/ noun 1. a massive, seen or targeted point, caliber, or attribute ć Sea breeze is a standard function of coastal climates. 2. ˽ floor positive aspects visible, very important items within the panorama that are necessary aids to navigation, e. g. bridges, rivers, railway traces, and so on. í verb to have as a specific attribute ć Many Rutan designs function a canard wing. feathering gate feathering place | function Federal Aviation management / fed(ə)rəl evi eʃ(ə)n Federal Aviation management | dmnstreʃ(ə)n/ noun the physique liable for the rules of aviation within the usa ć The FAA matters licenses. Abbreviation FAA Federal Federal Aviation legislation / fed(ə)rəl Aviation legislation evieʃ(ə)n re jυ | Aviation. fm web page ninety five Wednesday, November 24, 2004 3:45 PM effective ninety five leʃ(ə)n/ noun a legislation governing aviation within the usa. Abbreviation a ways feed /fi d / noun a offer of gas, power, and so forth. supplied to be used suggestions / fi db ok / noun 1. the go back of a part of the output of a procedure or approach to the enter, in particular whilst used to take care of functionality or to manage a process ć The LC guarantees suggestions sign of the monitored output frequency is distributed again to the CSDU. 2. a suggestions mechanism ferry / feri/ verb to make a supply of an plane via flying it to its operator fibre / fabə/ noun a man-made or natural filament like cotton or nylon feed suggestions ferry fibre (NOTE: the united states English is fiber. ) FIC abbreviation flight details FIC centre box /fi ld/ noun 1. a space of grass on box farmland, within the nation-state ć within the occasion of an influence failure, it is very important decide upon the main compatible box for a pressured touchdown. 2. an imaginary sector field of regard / fi ld əv v (ə)n/ noun the world during which whatever may be obvious with out relocating the pinnacle or the eyes fighter / fatə/ noun small, single-seat or two-seat plane to be used in army clash ć The F16 is an American-built fighter.

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