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a format for providing weather forecasts for the area immediately surrounding the reporting station. It is similar to but distinct from METAR.
Pilot's Operating Handbook, an aircraft flight manual.
The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is responsible for maintaining and enforcing the Australian aviation regulations. Questions using this tag should be related to the Australian av…
A mid-to-long-range widebody twinjet airliner produced by Boeing since 1981.
For questions regarding the ATR-72
Questions regarding hypothetical situations in aviation, and how they would play out if they were to actually occur (regardless of how unlikely this might be).
a large parachute that can be deployed in an emergency to lower the entire aircraft to the ground safely. They are available for various light aircraft but are not considered …
a two-seat light aircraft, often used for flight training
an aviation fuel used to propel piston-engined aircraft.
a Q codes defined as the barometric pressure at an airport adjusted to sea level using the ICAO Standard Atmosphere. On the ground, an altimeter set to QNH reads the elevation of the airport.
It refers to a dimensionless quantity used in fluid mechanichs. It measures the relevance of inertial terms compared to viscous terms.
An atmospheric condition where winds vary rapidly over a short distance, which can be extremely dangerous for aircraft flying in the area.
A controllable-pitch propeller (CPP) or variable-pitch propeller is a type of propeller with blades that can be rotated around their long axis to change the blade pitch.
Oxygen deprivation as a result of the low air-pressure at high altitude.
For use on questions about police/ambulance/fire aircraft and ground vehicles.
an FAA approved major modification or repair to an existing type certified aircraft, engine or propeller.
The interaction between elastic aircraft parts and the air they pass through, which can cause the structural failure of said parts.
Use for questions regarding specifics of any aircraft in the de Havilland Canada / Bombardier Dash 8 series (also known as the DHC-8 or Q-series).
when the questions is related to AIS (aeronautical information services) or AIP (aeronautical information publication) as defined by ICAO Chicago Convention.
part of the operating crew, to carry out their normal duties because of the onset, during flight, of the effects of physiological or psychological factors.
Questions about runways at the same airport that are parallel to each other.
An eight-engine jet bomber produced by Boeing from 1952 until 1962, and still in service today.
a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.
A jet engine that uses solely ram pressure to compress the air it takes in, rather than using a turbocompressor.
a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor and fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonne…
The mechanical failure mode; for pilot fatigue, use [pilot-fatigue].
Chart Supplements (formerly known as "The Airport/Facility Directory" in the United States) contain additional information about airports, seaplane bases, and other aviation facilities which may not b…
Questions about vortices (channels of swirling air) generated by aircraft, which can be either desirable or undesirable.
A long distance flight that lasts six hours or longer.
The lights, displays, sounds, shakers, etc. that attract the flight crew's attention to various situations.
The Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) is published by the FAA, and contains flight information and ATC procedures when flying in US airspace.