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.
A radar approach/vector provided in case of a malfunctioning
gyro-compass or directional gyro. Instead of providing the pilot
with headings to be flown, the controller observes the radar track
and issues control instructions "turn right/left" or "stop turn" as