Sun, May 28, 2006
Designed to be a daily reminder of the terms, names, acronyms
and explanations of the unique language that populates the aviation
world, ANN Contributor Aleta "I'm Not Making An Asterisk Of Myself"
Vinas will be selecting... and presenting unique aeronautical terms
each day from all tiers of the aviation world...
Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed wing, helo, you name it... it's
all fair game and with a full year's selection already coming
together, we can assure you that 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.
FAA/Industry Training Standards -- a partnership between
FAA, Industry, and Academia designed to enhance general aviation
safety. This will be accomplished by developing flight training
programs that are more convenient, more accessible, less expensive,
and more relevant to today’s users of the National Airspace
System. All FITS products should be non-regulatory and incentive
driven. FITS is focused on the redesign of general aviation
training. Instead of training pilots to pass practical test, FITS
will focus on expertly managing real-world challenges. Scenario
based training will be used to enhance the GA pilots’
aeronautical decision making, risk management, and single pilot
resource management skills -- without compromising basic stick and
rudder skills. All pilots need to get FIT.
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