Wed, Dec 20, 2006
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.
Note: This month's Aero-Terms were sent in
by ANN readers throughout the year. Thanks to everyone who
suggested Aero-Terms. Keep them coming!
Federal Government aircraft registration numbers. US-registered
aircraft numbers begin with "N," Canadian numbers with "C" or "CF,"
German numbers with "D," United Kingdom numbers with "G," French
numbers with "F", Japanese numbers with "JA," Venezuelan numbers
with “YV”, etc. In the US there can be up to 5
characters after the N and they may be alpha, numeric or a
combination, with a few restrictions.
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