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A Chilean airline formed in June 2012 by the merger of Chile's LAN Airlines and Brazil's TAM Airlines. It is the largest airline in Latin America.
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for questions related to the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (HKCAD), which is the civil aviation authority (CAA) in Hong Kong
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an American supersonic jet fighter aircraft that served with the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1954 to 1971 and with the Air National Guard (ANG) until 19…
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The Grumman A-6 Intruder was an American, twinjet, mid-wing all-weather attack aircraft.
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Places where hot gas, ash, and lava come out of the earth and create hazards for aircraft.
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for questions related to the Royal Netherland Air Force (RNLAF). The RNLAF is the air force of the Netherlands.
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a medium-lift tandem-rotor transport helicopter powered by twin turboshaft aircraft engines.
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Questions pertaining specifically to aviation within the country of Thailand.
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divided into classes with differing levels of control over the aircraft therein, how these classes differ from each other, and how they are used.
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allowed, all flights require ATC clearance, and ATC is responsible for maintaining separation between flights.
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for questions related to ATC/ATM services providers, e.g. FAA in the US, Departamento de Controle do Espaço Aéreo in Brazil, Eurocontrol in Netherlands/North of Germany...
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The Luftfahrt-Bundesamt (LBA) regulations cover the aviation rules of Germany and territories. This tag should be used for questions regarding requirements or limitations imposed by LBA regulations o…
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An airplane control surface that incorporates aileron and flaps into the same device.
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Maritime Patrol Aircraft
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Passive Electronically Scanned Array radar that uses a single frequency sending it to phase shift modules sending it to individual emiting elements
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A fuel inerting system renders the fuel tank inert, typically by injecting nitrogen gas, such that the oxygen content in the fuel tank is low and does not support combustion.
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Used for questions about the Boeing SST 2707
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A Terrain Awareness and Warning System (TAWS) aims to prevent "controlled flight into terrain" (CFIT) accidents. The actual systems in current use are known as Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) a…
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CAAC regulations cover the aviation rules of China. This tag should be used for questions regarding requirements or limitations imposed by CAAC regulations or other related guidance material. It shoul…
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Instituto de Aeronáutica Civil de Cuba (or "Civil Aviation Institute of Cuba") is the civil aviation authority of Cuba.
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a signal used to indicate an urgent situation where there is no immediate danger to aircraft or life.
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The Air Accidents Investigation Branch investigates air accidents in the United Kingdom, and are based at Farnborough Airport.
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responsible for developing and maintaining aviation safety standards, as well as certifying airlines, airports and training devices such a simulators and Flight Training Devices (FTDs).
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The international rules of airspace for all member nations (most of the world).
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an aircraft manufacturer based in the Czech Republic.
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a device installed in some fixed-wing aircraft to prevent the aircraft from entering an aerodynamic stall. Some large fixed-wing aircraft display poor post-stall handling characteris…
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a fixed-wing aircraft configuration featuring multiple wing planes. The wing planes may be stacked one above another, or one behind another, or both in combination.
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A Fenestron (or fantail, sometimes called "fan-in-fin") is a protected tail rotor of a helicopter operating like a ducted fan. Placing the fan within a duct reduces tip vortex losses, shields the tail…
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conducted by the Air Force to choose candidates who want to join as pilot (Air Warrior) in Air Force Flying Branch.
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Tip jet refers to the jet nozzles at the tip of some helicopter rotor blades, to spin the rotor, much like a Catherine wheel firework.
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the travel of the flame from an Internal Combustion Chamber to the fuel tank through the tube (pipe) which brings the fuel to the chamber for combustion.
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a four-seat light helicopter produced by the Robinson Helicopter Company since 1992. Based on the company's two-seat Robinson R22, the R44 features hydraulically assisted flight co…
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The German Aviation Regulations or "Luftverkehrs-Ordnung", commonly referred to as "LuftVO"