Fri, May 26, 2006
Designed to be a daily reminder of the terms, names, acronyms
and explanations of the unique language that populates the aviation
world, ANN Contributor Aleta "I'm Not Making An Asterisk Of Myself"
Vinas will be selecting... and presenting unique aeronautical terms
each day from all tiers of the aviation world...
Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed wing, helo, you name it... it's
all fair game and with a full year's selection already coming
together, we can assure you that 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.
(1) With respect to sheet or structural members means the
capacity to withstand the heat associated with fire at least as
well as aluminum alloy in dimensions appropriate for the purpose
for which they are used; and
(2) With respect to fluid-carrying lines, fluid system parts,
wiring, air ducts, fittings, and powerplant controls, means the
capacity to perform the intended functions under the heat and other
conditions likely to occur when there is a fire at the place
concerned. Confusing fire proof, fire resistant, flame
resistant, flammable and flash resistant can be hazardous.
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