Wed, May 23, 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.
MarkAir was a regional airline based in Alaska that shut down in
1995. The airline started in the late 1940s carrying cargo
throughout the state. In the mid-1980s, it started a regional
Alaskan airline service, and the early 1990s brought expansion into
the lower 48 states. However, the airline could not sustain
competition with Alaska Airlines, among others. MarkAir operated a
fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft.
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