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.
FAROS is designed to prevent accidents on airport runways by
activating a flashing light visible to pilots when landing aircraft
to warn them that the runway is occupied and hazardous. The system
is being tested at both Dallas-Ft. Worth and Long Beach/Daugherty
Field Airport in California.