Sun, Apr 10, 2011
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.
Fix/Initial Approach Waypoint)
where the final approach course of a T approach meets the crossbar
of the T. When designated (in conjunction with a TAA) this waypoint
will be used as an IAWP when approaching the airport from certain
directions, and as an IFWP when beginning the approach from another
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