Fri, Jul 13, 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.
To apply new tread to a tire. The tread of a tire often wears
off long before the tire "carcass" is damaged or worn out. For more
economical operation (and environmental consideration), the tire
can be retreaded. The remaining tread is ground off, and the
carcass is inspected for defects. If it is in acceptable condition,
a new trad is added and vulcanized. The resulting product can then
be sold for considerably less than a brand new unit.
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