Fri, May 18, 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.
A decision to abort the landing and climb straight ahead to
rejoin the circuit on the crosswind leg. Regulations require the
aircraft to maintain runway heading until 500 feet agl. A go-around
decision might be made at any time during the final approach, the
transition phase, or even after initial touchdown.
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