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.
The Grumman A-6 Intruder was an American, twinjet, mid-wing all-weather attack aircraft.
The Air Accidents Investigation Branch investigates air accidents in the United Kingdom, and are based at Farnborough Airport.
Advanced Aviation Training Devices, such as simulators that are used for training pilots in more advanced topics.
ACARS is a digital datalink system that uses radio or satellite communications channels.
The mechanisms by which aircraft engines power ancillary engine equipment, such as the engine-driven generators and oil and hydraulic pumps.
Use only when final reports are released or for the process of investigating accidents. Questions inviting speculation or opinions are off-topic.
For questions relating to aviation accidents, or the avoidance thereof.
Questions about statistics regarding aircraft accidents should be fact-based; questions asking for opinions are off-topic.
Air conditioning system and/or cabin pressurization.
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 …
Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Contract (ADS-C) is a surveillance technology used mainly over remote areas such as oceanic airspace.
The tendency for an aircraft to initially yaw out of a turn due to the drag produced by its ailerons.
Aerial application, also known as crop dusting, is the spraying of crops using specialized aircraft.
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".
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…
The practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight, e.g. a barrel roll.
Aerodynamics is the study of how air moves and interacts with solid objects. It is an essential part of aircraft design.
The interaction between elastic aircraft parts and the air they pass through, which can cause the structural failure of said parts.
For questions relating to navigation charts, but not performance charts.
when the questions is related to AIS (aeronautical information services) or AIP (aeronautical information publication) as defined by ICAO Chicago Convention.
Asp materials are materials, frequently metal alloys, that have either been developed for, or have come to prominence through, their use for aerospace purposes.
Aero Vodochody is an aircraft manufacturer based in the Czech Republic.
Air France flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean in mid-2009 after entering a stall from which the flight crew failed to recover.
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…
An Aircraft Flight Manual is a book containing the information required to operate the aircraft that is published by the manufacturer of the aircraft.
Any questions asking about afterburners and how they work.
A pioneering attack helicopter developed by Bell during the Vietnam War as a derivative of the UH-1.
The Boeing AH-64 Apache is an American four-blade, twin-turboshaft attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew.
Ailerons are the control surfaces on the wing that provide roll control.
The Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) is published by the FAA, and contains flight information and ATC procedures when flying in US airspace.
Hinged panels that swing out to increase drag and slow down an aircraft.
Based in France, and with significant activity across Europe, the company produces approximately half of the world's jet airliners.