Mon, Nov 21, 2011
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.
Four digits representing the hour and minutes from the
Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) clock. FAA uses UTC for all
operations. The term "ZULU" may be used to denote UTC. The word
"local" or the time zone equivalent shall be used to denote local
when local time is given during radio and telephone communications.
When written, a time zone designator is used to indicate local
time; e.g. "0205M" (Mountain). The local time may be based on the
24-hour clock system. The day begins at 0000 and ends at 2359.
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