Mon, Feb 12, 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.
The Five Freedoms
The five freedoms are bilateral agreements negotiated between
governments relating to air traffic and include: 1) the right to
fly across territory of another country with which an agreement has
been made; 2) the right to make a technical or non-traffic stop in
that country; 3) the right to set down passengers/freight in that
country which were emplaned in the airline’s home country; 4)
the right to pick up from that country passengers/freight destined
for the airline’s home country; 5) the right to pick up from
that country and carry it to a third country.
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