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A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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The Grumman A-6 Intruder was an American, twinjet, mid-wing all-weather attack aircraft.
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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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Advanced Aviation Training Devices, such as simulators that are used for training pilots in more advanced topics.
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a digital datalink system that uses radio or satellite communications channels.
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The mechanisms by which aircraft engines power ancillary engine equipment, such as the engine-driven generators and oil and hydraulic pumps.
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released or for the process of investigating accidents. Questions inviting speculation or opinions are off-topic.
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For questions relating to aviation accidents, or the avoidance thereof.
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Questions about statistics regarding aircraft accidents should be fact-based; questions asking for opinions are off-topic.
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Air conditioning system and/or cabin pressurization.
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ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast) is a surveillance technology that works by broadcasting GNSS position, velocity and identity to interested parties. It can be used as a supplement …
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Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Contract (ADS-C) is a surveillance technology used mainly over remote areas such as oceanic airspace.
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The tendency for an aircraft to initially yaw out of a turn due to the drag produced by its ailerons.
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Aerial application, also known as crop dusting, is the spraying of crops using specialized aircraft.
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Combat between two or more aircraft in-flight, typically using guns, missiles, and/or electronic warfare. Some types of aerial combat are known as "dogfighting".
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a branch of acoustics that studies noise generation via either turbulent fluid motion or aerodynamic forces interacting with surfaces. Noise generation can also be associated with periodically varyin…
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The practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight, e.g. a barrel roll.
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the study of how air moves and interacts with solid objects. It is an essential part of aircraft design.
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The interaction between elastic aircraft parts and the air they pass through, which can cause the structural failure of said parts.
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For questions relating to navigation charts, but not performance charts.
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when the questions is related to AIS (aeronautical information services) or AIP (aeronautical information publication) as defined by ICAO Chicago Convention.
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materials, frequently metal alloys, that have either been developed for, or have come to prominence through, their use for aerospace purposes.
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an aircraft manufacturer based in the Czech Republic.
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Air France flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in mid-2009 after entering a stall from which the flight crew failed to recover.
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Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet (AFDX) is a data network, patented by international aircraft manufacturer Airbus, for safety-critical applications that utilizes dedicated bandwidth while provid…
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a book containing the information required to operate the aircraft that is published by the manufacturer of the aircraft.
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Any questions asking about afterburners and how they work.
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A pioneering attack helicopter developed by Bell during the Vietnam War as a derivative of the UH-1.
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an American four-blade, twin-turboshaft attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew.
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the control surfaces on the wing that provide roll control.
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The Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) is published by the FAA, and contains flight information and ATC procedures when flying in US airspace.
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Hinged panels that swing out to increase drag and slow down an aircraft.
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Based in France, and with significant activity across Europe, the company produces approximately half of the world's jet airliners.
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a regional jetliner, formerly known as the Bombardier CSeries.