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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.
for questions related to the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (HKCAD), which is the civil aviation authority (CAA) in Hong Kong
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…
The Grumman A-6 Intruder was an American, twinjet, mid-wing all-weather attack aircraft.
Places where hot gas, ash, and lava come out of the earth and create hazards for aircraft.
for questions related to the Royal Netherland Air Force (RNLAF). The RNLAF is the air force of the Netherlands.
a medium-lift tandem-rotor transport helicopter powered by twin turboshaft aircraft engines.
Questions pertaining specifically to aviation within the country of Thailand.
divided into classes with differing levels of control over the aircraft therein, how these classes differ from each other, and how they are used.
allowed, all flights require ATC clearance, and ATC is responsible for maintaining separation between flights.
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...
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…
An airplane control surface that incorporates aileron and flaps into the same device.
Maritime Patrol Aircraft
Passive Electronically Scanned Array radar that uses a single frequency sending it to phase shift modules sending it to individual emiting elements
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.
Used for questions about the Boeing SST 2707
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…
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…
Instituto de Aeronáutica Civil de Cuba (or "Civil Aviation Institute of Cuba") is the civil aviation authority of Cuba.
a signal used to indicate an urgent situation where there is no immediate danger to aircraft or life.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch investigates air accidents in the United Kingdom, and are based at Farnborough Airport.
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).
The international rules of airspace for all member nations (most of the world).
an aircraft manufacturer based in the Czech Republic.
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…
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.
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…
conducted by the Air Force to choose candidates who want to join as pilot (Air Warrior) in Air Force Flying Branch.
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.
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.
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…
The German Aviation Regulations or "Luftverkehrs-Ordnung", commonly referred to as "LuftVO"