Questions tagged [terminology]

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How are “charter” and “passenger” flights defined in the AIDX standard?

I'd like to know the difference between these flight types in the IATA AIDX standard; specifically, for use in fuel order notifications.
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Are the terms “Aircraft Version” and “Aircraft Variant” synonyms?

Related to the answer of the following question: How are evolution and variants of aircraft considered by certification authorities? Are the terms "Aircraft Version" and "Aircraft Variant" synonyms? ...
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What does “lower flatness” mean in airfoil terminology?

What does lower flatness mean in these parameters of a Glenn Martin airfoil?
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What is the ASTERIX terminology for an atomic piece of information?

The ASTERIX standard defines the smallest piece of metadata information: Data Item: The smallest unit of information in each Data Category. And the implementation equivalent: Data Field: ...
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Is there a term for the general design used in most modern fighters?

Is there a term that encompasses the overall design of modern fighters (e.g. F-15, F/A-18, F-14, Su-27, Su-30,33,35,37, Mig-29, J-11, etc.), with dual vertical stabilizers, leading edge extensions, ...