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In the Pilot/Controller Glossary, this is the definition of "Chaff" and would be its meaning in the context of "Additional Services" referenced in your question. CHAFF- Thin, narrow metallic reflectors of various lengths and frequency responses, used to reflect radar energy. These reflectors, when dropped from aircraft and allowed to ...


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This is a partial answer (allowed) that I'm making a community wiki. Source: Google Ngram Viewer The usage above shows that the term base leg came after traffic pattern, which was confirmed in a Flying Magazine issue (Jun 1948, p. 64): That linked issue shows that the base leg was also known as the crosswind leg (which today is the leg after the first turn ...


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