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An active electronically scanned array (AESA), also known as active phased array radar (APAR), is a type of phased array radar whose transmitter and receiver (transceiver) functions are composed of numerous small solid-state transmit/receive modules (TRMs).
Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (Aeropuerto Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas) is the main international airport serving Madrid in Spain.
Aerial refueling, also referred to as air refueling, in-flight refueling (IFR), air-to-air refueling (AAR), and tanking, is the process of transferring aviation fuel from one military aircraft (the tanker) to another (the receiver) during flight.
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Aeritalia was an aerospace engineering corporation based in Italy, formed by the merger of Fiat Aviazione and Aerfer in 1969.
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In aerodynamics, aerodynamic drag is the fluid drag force that acts on any moving solid body in the direction of the fluid freestream flow.
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Aerodynamics, from Greek ἀήρ aer (air) + δυναμική (dynamics), is a branch of Fluid dynamics concerned with studying the motion of air, particularly when it interacts with a solid object, such as an airplane wing.
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An aileron (French for 'little wing') is a hinged flight control surface usually forming part of the trailing edge of each wing of a fixed-wing aircraft.
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Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada.
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Air China Flight 129 (CCA129, CA129) was a flight from Beijing Capital International Airport, Beijing, People's Republic of China to Gimhae International Airport, Busan, South Korea.
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Air Mauritius Limited, operating as Air Mauritius, is the flag carrier airline of Mauritius.
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An airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system is an airborne radar picket system designed to detect aircraft, ships and vehicles at long ranges and perform command and control of the battlespace in an air engagement by directing fighter and attack aircraft strikes.
Airbus SAS is a division of Airbus Group SE that manufactures civil aircraft.
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The Airbus A300 is a short- to medium-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner that was developed and manufactured by Airbus.
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The Airbus A310 is a medium- to long-range twin-engined wide-body jet airliner that was developed and manufactured by Airbus.
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The Airbus A330 is a medium to long range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner made by Airbus, a division of Airbus Group.
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Airbus Group SE is a European multinational aerospace and defence corporation.
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An aircraft fairing is a structure whose primary function is to produce a smooth outline and reduce drag.
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Aircraft hijacking (also known as air piracy or aircraft piracy, especially within the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, and informally as skyjacking) is the unlawful seizure of an aircraft by an individual or a group.
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Aircraft maintenance checks are periodic inspections that have to be done on all commercial/civil aircraft after a certain amount of time or usage; military aircraft normally follow specific maintenance programmes which may or may not be similar to those of commercial/civil operators.
An aircraft registration is a unique alphanumeric string that identifies a civil aircraft, in similar fashion to a licence plate on an automobile.
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The airframe of an aircraft is its mechanical structure.
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Airline hubs are airports that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination.
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, also known as or ANA, is a Japanese airline.
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Aluminium alloys (or aluminum alloys; see spelling differences) are alloys in which aluminium (Al) is the predominant metal.
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American Airlines, Inc. (AA) is a major United States-based airline, operating an extensive international and domestic network, and is the world's largest airline by fleet size and revenue, and the second-most by number of destinations, only after United Airlines.
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American Airlines Flight 11 was a domestic passenger flight that was hijacked by five al-Qaeda members on September 11, 2001, as part of the September 11 attacks.
Ansett Australia was a major Australian airline group, based in Melbourne.
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Asiana Airlines Inc. (formerly Seoul Airlines) is one of South Korea's two major airlines, along with Korean Air.
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In aviation, autoland describes a system that fully automates the landing procedure of an aircraft's flight, with the flight crew supervising the process.
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An auxiliary power unit (APU) is a device on a vehicle that provides energy for functions other than propulsion.
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An aviation accident is defined by the Convention on International Civil Aviation Annex 13 as an occurrence associated with the operation of an aircraft, which takes place between the time any person boards the aircraft with the intention of flight until all such persons have disembarked, where a person is fatally or seriously injured, the aircraft sustains damage or structural failure or the aircraft is missing or is completely inaccessible.
Aviation Partners Inc. (API) is a Seattle-based private corporation that specializes in performance enhancing winglet systems.
Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.
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Ben Gurion Airport (נמל התעופה בן גוריון) is the largest international airport of Israel.
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The Boeing 707 is a mid-size, long-range, narrow-body four-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 1958 to 1979.
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The Boeing 737 Next Generation, commonly abbreviated as Boeing 737NG, is the name given to the −600/-700/-800/-900 series of the Boeing 737 airliner.
The Boeing 747 is a wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft, often referred to by its original nickname, Jumbo Jet, or Queen of the Skies.
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The Boeing 757 is a mid-size, narrow-body twin-engine jet airliner that was designed and built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
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The Boeing 777 is a family of long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliners developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
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The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a long-range, mid-size wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
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Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) designs, assembles, markets and sells jet airliners and business jets (Boeing Business Jets); it also provides product-related maintenance and training to customers worldwide.
Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) formerly known as Boeing Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is a unit of The Boeing Company responsible for defense and aerospace products and services.
The Boeing E-3 Sentry, commonly known as AWACS, is an airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft developed by Boeing as the prime contractor.
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The Boeing E-767 is an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.
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The Boeing Everett Factory, in Everett, Washington, is an airplane assembly building owned by Boeing.
The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is a military aerial refueling aircraft.
The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is a military aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft developed by Boeing from its 767 jet airliner.
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The Boeing KC-767 is a military aerial refueling and strategic transport aircraft developed from the Boeing 767-200ER.
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The Boeing RC-135 is a family of large reconnaissance aircraft built by Boeing and modified by a number of companies, including General Dynamics, Lockheed, LTV, E-Systems, and L-3 Communications, and used by the United States Air Force and Royal Air Force to support theater and national level intelligence consumers with near real-time on-scene collection, analysis and dissemination capabilities.
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Boeing Rotorcraft Systems (formerly Boeing Helicopters and before that Boeing Vertol) is the former name of a US aircraft manufacturer, now known as the Mobility Division of Boeing Military Aircraft, a division of Boeing Defense, Space & Security.
The Boeing Sonic Cruiser was a concept airliner with a delta wing-canard configuration.
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Yellowstone is a Boeing Commercial Airplanes project to replace its entire civil aircraft portfolio with advanced technology aircraft.
The Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira, FAB') is the air branch of the Brazilian Armed Forces and one of the three national uniformed services.
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Britannia Airways was the largest charter airline in the United Kingdom.
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British Airways, often shortened to BA, is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size.
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Busan (부산 or 釜山(), officially Busan Metropolitan City), romanized as Pusan before 2000,This romanization of the city's name is in McCune-Reischauer.
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Business class is a travel class available on many commercial airlines and rail lines, known by brand names which vary by airline or rail company.
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Carbon fiber–reinforced polymer, carbon fiber–reinforced plastic or carbon fiber–reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
A cargo aircraft (also known as freight aircraft, freighter, airlifter or cargo jet) is a fixed-wing aircraft that is designed or converted for the carriage of air cargo, rather than passengers.
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The cathode ray tube (CRT) is a vacuum tube containing one or more electron guns, and a phosphorescent screen used to view images.
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A chief executive officer (CEO in American English) or managing director (MD in British English) describes the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, or administrator in charge of managing a non-profit or for-profit organization.
The chief financial officer (CFO) or chief financial and operating officer (CFOO) is a corporate officer primarily responsible for managing the financial risks of the corporation.
China Airlines (CAL) is the flag carrier and largest airline of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
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A circuit breaker is an automatically operated electrical switch designed to protect an electrical circuit from damage caused by overload or short circuit.
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The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the statutory corporation which oversees and regulates all aspects of civil aviation in the United Kingdom.
The Colombian Air Force or FAC (Fuerza Aérea Colombiana) is the Air Force of the Republic of Colombia.
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The Comoro Islands or Comoros (Shikomori Komori; جزر القمر, Juzur al-Qamar; French Les Comores) form an archipelago of volcanic islands situated off the south-east coast of Africa, to the east of Mozambique and north-west of Madagascar.
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The competition between Airbus and Boeing has been characterised as a duopoly in the large jet airliner market since the 1990s.
A composite material (also called a composition material or shortened to composite) is a material made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties that, when combined, produce a material with characteristics different from the individual components.
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Computer stereo vision is the extraction of 3D information from digital images, such as obtained by a CCD camera.
Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer systems to assist in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.
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A conflict of interest (COI) is a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial interest, or otherwise, one of which could possibly corrupt the motivation of the individual or organization.
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Continental Airlines was a major U.S. airline, founded in 1934 and eventually headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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A controlled flight into terrain (CFIT, usually pronounced "see-fit") is an accident in which an airworthy aircraft, under pilot control, is unintentionally flown into the ground, a mountain, a body of water or an obstacle.
Corrosion is a natural process, which converts refined metal to their more stable oxide.
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Cruise is the level portion of aircraft travel where flight is most fuel efficient.
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In architecture, a cupola is a small, most often dome-like, structure on top of a building.
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Delta Air Lines, Inc. ("Delta") is a major American airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia.
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The Delta Flight Museum is an aviation and corporate museum located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, near the airline's main hub at the Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
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DHL Aviation is a division of DHL Express (owned by Deutsche Post DHL) responsible for providing air transport capacity.
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A direct flight in the aviation industry is any flight between two points by an airline with no change in flight numbers, which may include a stop at an intermediate point.
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Dispatch is a procedure for assigning employees (workers) or vehicles to customers.
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Diversion airports are airports capable of handling a particular ETOPS rated aircraft during an emergency landing and whose flying distance at the point of emergency shall not exceed the ETOPS diversion period for that aircraft.
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The Douglas DC-8 (also known as the McDonnell Douglas DC-8) is a four-engine long-range narrow-body jet airliner built from 1958 to 1972 by the Douglas Aircraft Company.
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Economy class, also called coach class, steerage, or standard class, (colloquially: Cattle class), is the lowest travel class of seating in air travel, rail travel, and sometimes ferry or maritime travel.
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EgyptAir Flight 990 (MS990/MSR990) was a regularly scheduled flight from Los Angeles International Airport, United States, to Cairo International Airport, Egypt, with a stop at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City.
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El Al Israel Airlines Ltd (TASE: ELAL), trading as El Al (אל על, "To The Skies" or "Skywards", إل عال), is the flag carrier of Israel.
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An electric motor is an electrical machine that converts electrical energy into mechanical energy.
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In engineering, electromechanics combines electrical and mechanical processes and procedures drawn from electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.
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An electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) is a flight deck instrument display system in which the display technology used is electronic rather than electromechanical.
The Engine Alliance GP7000 is a turbofan jet engine manufactured by Engine Alliance.
Ethiopian Airlines (የኢትዮጵያ አየር መንገድ; የኢትዮጵያ in short), formerly Ethiopian Air Lines (EAL) and often referred to as simply Ethiopian, is Ethiopia flag carrier and is wholly owned by the country's government.
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Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961, a Boeing 767-200ER, was hijacked on 23 November 1996, en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi on an Addis Ababa–Nairobi–Brazzaville–Lagos–Abidjan service, by three Ethiopians seeking asylum in Australia.
ETOPS is an aviation acronym for Extended-range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards, reduced as "Extended Operation" by the FAA.
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An evacuation slide is an inflatable slide used to evacuate an aircraft quickly.
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A fastener is a hardware device that mechanically joins or affixes two or more objects together.
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the national aviation authority of the United States.
FedEx Express, formerly Federal Express, is a cargo airline based in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.
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Flaps are devices used to alter the lift characteristics of a wing and are mounted on the trailing edges of the wings of a fixed-wing aircraft to reduce the speed at which the aircraft can be safely flown and to increase the angle of descent for landing.
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Aviation commonality describes the economic and logistic benefits of operating a standardized fleet of aircraft that share common parts, training requirements, or other characteristics.
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A flight engineer (FE), also sometimes called an air engineer, is a member of an aircraft's flight crew and is the person who monitors and operates its complex aircraft systems.
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Flight International (or Flight) is a global aerospace weekly publication produced in the UK.
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In aviation, the flight length is defined as the time airborne during a flight.
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A flight management system (FMS) is a fundamental component of a modern airliner's avionics.
Flightglobal is an online news and information website related to the aviation and aerospace industries.
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Fly-by-wire (FBW) is a system that replaces the conventional manual flight controls of an aircraft with an electronic interface.
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Frankfurt Airport (Flughafen Frankfurt am Main, also known as Rhein-Main-Flughafen) is a major international airport located in Frankfurt, the fifth-largest city of Germany and one of the world's leading financial centers.
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Fuel efficiency is a form of thermal efficiency, meaning the efficiency of a process that converts chemical potential energy contained in a carrier fuel into kinetic energy or work.
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, or FHI, is a Japanese multinational corporation and conglomerate primarily involved in aerospace and ground transportation manufacturing, known for its line of Subaru automobiles.
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The fuselage (from the French fuselé "spindle-shaped") is an aircraft's main body section that holds crew and passengers or cargo.
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The galley is the compartment of a ship, train, or aircraft where food is cooked and prepared.
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A garment bag or suit bag is a container of flexible material, usually used to ease transporting suits, jackets or clothings in general, and also to protect clothes from dust by hanging them inside with their hangers and then in the closet bar.
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The General Electric CF6 is a family of high-bypass turbofan engines produced by GE Aviation.
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Gimhae International Airport (formerly Kimhae International Airport) is located on the western end of Busan, South Korea.
The Gimli Glider is the nickname of an Air Canada aircraft that was involved in an unusual aviation incident.
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Gimli is a community located in the Rural Municipality of Gimli and situated on the west side of Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba.
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A glass cockpit is an aircraft cockpit that features electronic (digital) flight instrument displays, typically large LCD screens, rather than the traditional style of analog dials and gauges.
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A hardpoint (more formally known as a station or weapon station) is a location on an airframe designed to carry an external or internal load.
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A head-up display or heads-up display—also known as a HUD—is any transparent display that presents data without requiring users to look away from their usual viewpoints.
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HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Cengage Learning (through its Gale subsidiary) for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.
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A hull loss is an aviation accident that damages the aircraft beyond economical repair, resulting in a write-off.
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Hydraulics is a topic in applied science and engineering dealing with the mechanical properties of liquids or fluids.
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The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering approximately 20% of the water on the Earth's surface.
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An instrument landing system (ILS) is a ground-based instrument approach system that provides precision lateral and vertical guidance to an aircraft approaching and landing on a runway, using a combination of radio signals and, in many cases, high-intensity lighting arrays to enable a safe landing during instrument meteorological conditions (IMC), such as low ceilings or reduced visibility due to fog, rain, or blowing snow.
An intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is a guided ballistic missile with a minimum range of more than primarily designed for nuclear weapons delivery (delivering one or more thermonuclear warheads).
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO, pronounced; Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale, OACI), is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
The International Standard Atmosphere (ISA) is an atmospheric model of how the pressure, temperature, density, and viscosity of the Earth's atmosphere change over a wide range of altitudes or elevations.
The terms international waters or trans-boundary waters apply where any of the following types of bodies of water (or their drainage basins) transcend international boundaries: oceans, large marine ecosystems, enclosed or semi-enclosed regional seas and estuaries, rivers, lakes, groundwater systems (aquifers), and wetlands.
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Israel Aerospace Industries (Hebrew: התעשייה האווירית לישראל ha-ta'asiya ha-avirit le-yisra'el) or IAI (תע"א) is Israel's prime aerospace and aviation manufacturer, producing aerial systems for both military and civilian usage.
The Italian Air Force (Italian: Aeronautica Militare; AM) is the aerial defence force of the Italian Republic.
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, is the flag carrier of Japan and the second largest airline in Japan after All Nippon Airways.
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The, or JSDF, occasionally referred to as JSF, JDF, or SDF, are the unified military forces of Japan that were established in 1954.
A jet airliner (or jetliner, or jet) is an airliner that uses jet engine (passenger jet aircraft).
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is an international corporation based in Japan.
KC-X is the United States Air Force (USAF) program to procure its next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft to replace some of the older Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers.
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Kenya Airways Ltd., more commonly known as Kenya Airways, is the flag carrier of Kenya.
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Kevlar is the registered trademark for a para-aramid synthetic fiber, related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora.
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The knot is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (1.852 km) per hour, approximately 1.151 mph.
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LAN Airlines S.A. is a group of South American Airlines based in Santiago, Chile, and part of LATAM Airlines Group, Latin America's largest airline holding company.
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Landing gear is the undercarriage of an aircraft or spacecraft, and is used in both takeoff and landing.
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Lauda Air Flight 004 was an international passenger flight operated by a Boeing 767-300ER that crashed on 26 May 1991 due to an uncommanded thrust reverser deployment of the No.1 engine in mid-flight, killing all 213 passengers and the 10 crew members on board.
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The leading edge is the part of the wing that first contacts the air;Crane, Dale: Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms, third edition, page 305.
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Slats are aerodynamic surfaces on the leading edge of the wings of fixed-wing aircraft which, when deployed, allow the wing to operate at a higher angle of attack.
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A fluid flowing past the surface of a body exerts a force on it.
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A liquid-crystal display (LCD) is a flat panel display, electronic visual display, or video display that uses the light modulating properties of liquid crystals.
List of civil aircraft is a list of articles on civilian aircraft with descriptions, which excludes aircraft operated by military organizations in civil markings, warbirds, warbirds used for racing, replica warbirds and research aircraft.
The following is the list of purpose-built passenger jet airliners.
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The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar, commonly referred to as the L-1011 (pronounced "L-ten-eleven") or TriStar, is a medium-to-long-range, wide-body trijet airliner.
Los Angeles International Airport is the primary airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area, the second-most populated metropolitan area in the United States.
LOT Polish Airlines Flight 16 was a passenger flight which made an emergency landing at Warsaw Chopin Airport, Poland, on 1 November 2011 after its landing gear failed to extend.
In fluid dynamics, the Mach number (M or Ma) is a dimensionless quantity representing the ratio of flow velocity past a boundary to the local speed of sound.
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The maiden flight of an aircraft is the first occasion on which an aircraft leaves the ground under its own power.
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A mainline flight is a flight operated by an airline's main operating unit, rather than by regional alliances, regional code-shares or regional subsidiaries.
The maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) or maximum gross takeoff weight (MGTOW) or maximum takeoff mass (MTOM) of an aircraft is the maximum weight at which the pilot is allowed to attempt to take off, due to structural or other limits.
The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is a three-engine wide-body jet airliner manufactured by McDonnell Douglas.
is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment, and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
The nacelle is a housing, separate from the fuselage, that holds engines, fuel, or equipment on an aircraft.
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Nantucket is an island south of Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts.
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A narrow-body aircraft (also known as a single aisle aircraft) is an airliner with a fuselage aircraft cabin width typically of 3 to 4 metres (10 to 13 ft), and airline seat arranged 2 to 6 abreast along a single aisle.
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.
A non-stop flight is a flight by an aircraft with no intermediate stops.
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The Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A was planned as a multi-role military aircraft to replace the Boeing 707 based E-3 Sentry, E-8 Joint STARS, and RC-135 Rivet Joint aircraft in US service.
The Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) is a United States Air Force Airborne ground surveillance, battle management and command and control aircraft.
Operating costs are the expenses which are related to the operation of a business, or to the operation of a device, component, piece of equipment or facility.
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Operating empty weight (OEW) is the basic weight of an aircraft including the crew, all fluids necessary for operation such as engine oil, engine coolant, water, unusable fuel and all operator items and equipment required for flight but excluding usable fuel and the payload.
A pallet, sometimes inaccurately called a skid (a skid has no bottom deck boards), is a flat transport structure that supports goods in a stable fashion while being lifted by a forklift, pallet jack, front loader, work saver, or other jacking device.
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Payload is the carrying capacity of an aircraft or launch vehicle, usually measured in terms of weight.
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Philip Murray Condit (born August 2, 1941) is an American businessman who was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Boeing company from 1996 to 2003.
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Pilot error (sometimes called cockpit error) is a decision, action or inaction by a pilot of an aircraft determined to be a cause or contributing factor in an accident or incident.
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A plug door is a door designed to seal itself by taking advantage of pressure difference on its two sides and is typically used on aircraft with cabin pressurization.
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Point-to-point transit refers to a transportation system in which a plane, bus, or train travels directly to a destination, rather than going through a central hub.
The pound or pound-force (symbol: lb, lbf, or lbf) is a unit of force used in some systems of measurement including English Engineering units and the British Gravitational System.
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The Pratt & Whitney JT9D engine was the first high bypass ratio jet engine to power a wide-body airliner.
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The Pratt & Whitney PW4000 is a family of high-bypass turbofan aircraft engines with certified thrust ranging from 52,000 to 99,040 lbf (230 to 441 kN).
Qantas Airways Limited is the flag carrier airline of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations.
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Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.
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A ram air turbine (commonly known by the acronym RAT) is a small turbine that is connected to a hydraulic pump, or electrical generator, installed in an aircraft and used as a power source.
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The maximal total range is the distance an aircraft can fly between takeoff and landing, as limited by fuel capacity in powered aircraft, or cross-country speed and environmental conditions in unpowered aircraft.
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Refrigeration is a process of moving heat from one location to another in controlled conditions.
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Reliability engineering is engineering that emphasizes dependability in the lifecycle management of a product.
A robot is a mechanical or virtual artificial agent, usually an electro-mechanical machine that is guided by a computer program or electronic circuitry.
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Rockwell Collins, Inc. is a large United States-based international company headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, primarily providing avionics and information technology systems and services to governmental agencies and aircraft manufacturers.
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The Rolls-Royce RB211 is a family of high-bypass turbofan engines made by Rolls-Royce plc and capable of generating 37,400 to 60,600 pounds-force (166 to 270 kilonewtons) thrust.
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Rolls-Royce Trent is a family of three spool, high bypass turbofan aircraft engines manufactured by Rolls-Royce plc.
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Seniority is the concept of a person or group of people taking precedence over another person or group because the former is either older than the latter or has occupied a particular position longer than the latter.
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The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11)9/11 is pronounced "nine eleven".
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Signals intelligence (SIGINT) is intelligence-gathering by interception of signals, whether communications between people (communications intelligence—abbreviated to COMINT) or from electronic signals not directly used in communication (electronic intelligence—abbreviated to ELINT).
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In a fixed-wing aircraft, the spar is often the main structural member of the wing, running spanwise at right angles (or thereabouts depending on wing sweep) to the fuselage.
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Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. ("Spirit"), based in Wichita, Kansas, is the world's largest first-tier aerostructures manufacturer.
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In aeronautics, a spoiler (sometimes called a lift spoiler or lift dumper) is a device intended to reduce lift in an aircraft.
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The spoke-hub distribution paradigm (or model or network) is a system of connections arranged like a wire wheel, in which all traffic moves along spokes connected to the hub at the center.
A short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft is an aircraft with short runway requirements for takeoff and landing.
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Strategic Air Command (SAC) was both a Department of Defense Specified Command and a United States Air Force (USAF) Major Command (MAJCOM) responsible for Cold War command and control of two of the three components of the U.S. military's strategic nuclear strike forces, the so-called "Nuclear Triad," with SAC having control of land-based strategic bomber aircraft and intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs).
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A supercritical airfoil is an airfoil designed, primarily, to delay the onset of wave drag in the transonic speed range.
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Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (also known as Kingsford Smith Airport and Sydney Airport) is an international airport located 8 km (5 mi) south of the city centre, in the suburb of Mascot in Sydney.
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A T-tail is an empennage configuration in which the tailplane is mounted to the top of the fin.
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A tailplane, also known as horizontal stabiliser (and horizontal stabilizer in the US), is a small lifting surface located on the tail (empennage) behind the main lifting surfaces of a fixed-wing aircraft as well as other non-fixed-wing aircraft such as helicopters and gyroplanes.
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In aviation, a tailstrike is an event in which the rear end of an aircraft strikes the runway.
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Takeoff is the phase of flight in which an aerospace vehicle goes from the ground to flying in the air.
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Thrust reversal, also called reverse thrust, is the temporary diversion of an aircraft engine's exhaust so that it is directed forward, rather than backwards.
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The trailing edge of an aerodynamic surface such as a wing is its rear edge, where the airflow separated by the leading edge rejoins.
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Trans World Airlines (TWA) was a major American airline from 1925 until 2001.
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Transatlantic flight is the flight of an aircraft across the Atlantic Ocean, from Europe, Africa or Middle East to North America, Central America or South America, or west-to-east.
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TransBrasil is a defunct Brazilian airline which ceased operations in December 2001.
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A transcontinental flight commonly refers to a non-stop passenger flight from an airport in the West Coast of the United States to an airport in the East Coast of the United States.
Tricycle gear is a type of aircraft undercarriage, or landing gear, arranged in a tricycle fashion.
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A trijet is a jet aircraft powered by three jet engines.
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The turbofan or fanjet is a type of airbreathing jet engine that is widely used in aircraft propulsion.
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A twinjet or twin jet is a jet aircraft powered by two engines.
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A type rating is a regulating agency's certification of an airplane pilot to fly a certain aircraft type that requires additional training beyond the scope of the initial license and aircraft class training.
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Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), CJSC (-ukПриватне акціонерне товариство «Авіакомпанія Міжнародні Авіалінії України» (МАУ), Aviakompaniya Mizhnarodni Avialiniyi Ukrayiny) is the flag carrier and the largest airline of Ukraine, with its head office in Kiev with its main hub at Boryspil International Airport.
A unit load device (ULD) is a pallet or container used to load luggage, freight, and mail on wide-body aircraft and specific narrow-body aircraft.
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United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as "United", is a major American airline carrier headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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United Airlines Flight 175 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Logan International Airport, in Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles International Airport, in Los Angeles, California.
The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
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The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.
The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.
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UPS Airlines is an American cargo airline owned by United Parcel Service Inc.
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Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.
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Warsaw Chopin Airport (Lotnisko Chopina w Warszawie) is an international airport located in the Włochy district of Warsaw, Poland.
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In science and engineering, the weight of an object is usually taken to be the force on the object due to gravity.
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A wide-body aircraft is a jet airliner having a fuselage wide enough to accommodate two passenger aisles, also known as twin-aisle aircraft, with seven or more seats abreast.
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A wind tunnel is a tool used in aerodynamic research to study the effects of air moving past solid objects.
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Wingtip devices are usually intended to improve the efficiency of fixed-wing aircraft.
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The original World Trade Center was a large complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States.
The 2001 shoe bomb plot was a failed bombing attempt that occurred on December 22, 2001, on American Airlines Flight 63.
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