Wed, Oct 26, 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.
As used with respect to the certification, ratings, privileges,
and limitations of airmen, means a specific make and basic model of
aircraft, including modifications thereto that do not change its
handling or flight characteristics. Examples include: DC–7,
1049, and F–27. As used with respect to the certification of
aircraft, means those aircraft which are similar in design.
Examples include: DC–7 and DC–7C; 1049G and 1049H; and
F–27 and F–27F.
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