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The rate of altitude change, measured in positive and negative feet per minute.
A page reachable by Internet browser. For questions here, it should contain some type of aviation-related information.
Questions about the aspects involved with owning an aircraft.
a digital datalink system that uses radio or satellite communications channels.
A fixed vertical fin or fins that provide an aircraft with passive directional stability (keep it from spontaneously yawing sideways into a sideslip), and often serve as the mounting point for the air…
a process whereby military aircraft are vectored to approach and identify an unknown aircraft, sometimes followed by escorting the intruder to an airport or to the outer edge of contro…
An autothrottle (automatic throttle) allows a pilot to control the power setting of an aircraft's engines by specifying a desired flight characteristic, rather than manually controlling the fuel flow.…
System that fully or partially automates the landing operation of aircraft.
Boarding as it relates to the airline/carrier operations; for passenger related questions, visit Travel Stack Exchange.
For questions about bird strikes and other aviation safety issues related to birds
generally airspace from the surface to 2,500 feet above the airport elevation (charted in MSL) surrounding those airports that have an operational control tower.
Use for questions related to the transition between subsonic and supersonic flows, like flight at speeds close to Mach 1 or supercritical wing design.
For questions related to Boeing's Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS).
Aircraft without a distinct tail, where pitch control and stability are supplied by the wing itself.
a hobby where photographers try to take pictures of aircraft around airports and share them within a community.
Event where pilots in mostly sports planes come to show off their skills.
Questions about Standard Operating Procedures, usually developed by each company to standardize their operations.
Composite materials technically include any material made up of at least two constituents, such as metal alloys, but more commonly refer to plastic, ceramic, or carbon composites.
Use on questions specific to the V-22 Osprey and its variants. The V-22 is a tilt-rotor so has many handling and aerodynamic issues specific to the type.
change direction of an aircraft's thrust to provide more maneuverability
Questions about the Garmin G1000, a multi-function integrated flight instrument system.
Questions dealing with regulations promulgated by India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)
A long-range narrowbody twinjet airliner produced by Boeing from 1981 through 2004.