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AerCap (AER) is the world's largest aircraft leasing company after acquiring International Lease Finance Corp. in 2014.
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Aerovías de México, S.A. de C.V. (Airways of Mexico, SA de CV), operating as AeroMéxico, is the flag carrier airline of Mexico based in Mexico City.
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An aerosol is a colloid of fine solid particles or liquid droplets, in air or another gas.
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The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) investigates air accidents in the United Kingdom.
Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada.
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An air gap or air wall is a network security measure, also known as air gapping, employed on one or more computers to ensure that a secure computer network is physically isolated from unsecured networks, such as the public Internet or an unsecured local area network.
Air India is the flag carrier airline of India owned by Air India Limited (AIL), a Government of India enterprise.
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Air Lease Corporation (ALC) is an American aircraft leasing company founded in 2010 and headed by Steven Udvar-Házy.
Air New Zealand Limited is the national airline and flag carrier of New Zealand.
Air Transport World (ATW) is a monthly trade magazine covering the airline industry.
The Airbus A330 is a medium to long range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner made by Airbus, a division of Airbus Group.
The Airbus A330neo is a wide-body twin-engine jet airliner currently under development by Airbus to replace the Airbus A330 (now A330ceo ("Current Engine Option")).
The Airbus A340 is a long-range, four-engine, wide-body commercial passenger jet airliner developed and produced by Airbus.
The Airbus A350 XWB is a family of long-range, twin-engine wide-body jet airliners developed by European aircraft manufacturer Airbus.
An aircraft livery is a paint scheme applied to an aircraft, generally to fuselage, wings, empennage (tail fin), or jet engines.
The airframe of an aircraft is its mechanical structure.
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Alenia Aeronautica was an Italian aerospace company.
, also known as or ANA, is a Japanese airline.
Aluminium (or aluminum; see) is a chemical element in the boron group with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
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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.
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the professional society for the field of aerospace engineering.
Ames Research Center (ARC), commonly known as NASA Ames, is a major NASA research center at Moffett Federal Airfield in California's Silicon Valley.
Aeronautical Radio, Incorporated (ARINC), established in 1929, is a major provider of transport communications and systems engineering solutions for eight industries: aviation, airports, defense, government, healthcare, networks, security, and transportation.
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ARINC 661 is a standard which aims to normalize the definition of a Cockpit Display System (CDS), and the communication between the CDS and User Applications (UA) which manage aircraft avionics functions.
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Association Aéronautique et Astronautique de France (3AF or AAAF) is the French national aeronautical and astronautical association.
Auckland Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand, with 15,231,802 (8,294,538 international and 7,016,977 domestic) passengers in the year ended November 2014.
An auxiliary power unit (APU) is a device on a vehicle that provides energy for functions other than propulsion.
Avianca S.A. (acronym in Spanish for "Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.", Airways of the American Continent) is the national airline and flag carrier of Colombia, since 5 December 1919, when it was initially registered under the name SCADTA.
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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.
The Aviation Week Network is a New-York based B2B publishing and event production company.
Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.
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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 providing deterministic quality of service (QoS).
Azerbaijan Airlines (Azərbaycan Hava Yolları), also known as AZAL, is the flag carrier of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest airline.
Bangkok is the capital and the most populous city of Thailand.
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Barron's is an American weekly newspaper founded in 1921 by Clarence Barron.
The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey is an American multi-mission, tiltrotor military aircraft with both a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL), and short takeoff and landing (STOL) capability.
A biofuel is a fuel that is produced through contemporary biological processes, such as agriculture and anaerobic digestion, rather than a fuel produced by geological processes such as those involved in the formation of fossil fuels, such as coal and petroleum, from prehistoric biological matter.
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Bleed air produced by gas turbine engines is compressed air that is taken from the compressor stage of those engines, which is upstream of the fuel burning sections.
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Bloomberg Businessweek, known until 2010 as BusinessWeek, is a weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929, the magazine was created to provide information and interpretation about what was happening in the business world.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through the Bloomberg terminal, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
The Boeing 747-400 is a major development and the best-selling model of the Boeing 747 family of jet airliners.
The Boeing 747-8 is a wide-body jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The Boeing 747SP is a modified version of the Boeing 747 jet airliner which was designed for ultra-long-range flights.
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 767 is a mid- to large-size, long-range, wide-body twin-engine jet airliner 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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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.
The Boeing 747 Dreamlifter (formerly Large Cargo Freighter or LCF) is a wide-body cargo aircraft.
The Boeing Everett Factory, in Everett, Washington, is an airplane assembly building owned by Boeing.
Boeing Field, officially King County International Airport, is a public airport owned and operated by King County, five miles south of downtown Seattle, Washington.
A strike by about 27,000 machinists at Boeing over outsourcing, job security, pay, and benefits began September 7, 2008.
The Boeing Sonic Cruiser was a concept airliner with a delta wing-canard configuration.
Boeing South Carolina (previously Boeing Charleston) is an assembly site for Boeing's Commercial Airplanes division, located in North Charleston, South Carolina.
The Boeing VC-25 is the designation of a United States Air Force passenger transportation aircraft, a military version of the Boeing 747 airliner.
Yellowstone is a Boeing Commercial Airplanes project to replace its entire civil aircraft portfolio with advanced technology aircraft.
Boston (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
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Boundary layer control (BLC) refers to methods of controlling the behaviour of fluid flow boundary layers.
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.
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.
In aerospace industry, chevrons are the sawtooth patterns on the trailing edges of some jet engine nozzles that are used for noise reduction.
China Southern Airlines Company Limited is an airline headquartered in Baiyun District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China.
A cockpit or flight deck is the area, usually near the front of an aircraft, from which a pilot controls the aircraft.
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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.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the region of the United States known as New England.
Continental Airlines was a major U.S. airline, founded in 1934 and eventually headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Deborah A.P. Hersman is a former board member of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board who served as its 12th chairman.
The decibel (dB) is a logarithmic unit that expresses the ratio of two values of a physical quantity, often power or intensity.
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Delamination is a mode of failure for composite materials and steel.
The City and County of Denver (Arapaho: Niinéniiniicíihéhe') is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
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Design News (ISSN-0011-9407) is a US trade publication published by UBM Electronics, a division of United Business Media.
Dhaka (ঢাকা,;,; formerly known as Dacca) is the capital of Bangladesh.
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Diehl Aerospace GmbH is a Joint venture between the German Diehl Group and the French Thales Group operating in the field of Avionics.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation or the Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics of Chile (Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil) is the civil aviation authority of Chile.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is the Indian governmental regulatory body for civil aviation under the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Distress radio beacons, also known as emergency beacons, PLB (Personal Locator Beacon), ELT (Emergency Locator Transmitter) or EPIRB (Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon), are tracking transmitters which aid in the detection and location of boats, aircraft, and people in distress.
Eglin Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force base located approximately 3 miles (5 kilometers) southwest of Valparaiso, Florida in Okaloosa County.
Electrical resistivity (also known as resistivity, specific electrical resistance, or volume resistivity) is an intrinsic property that quantifies how strongly a given material opposes the flow of electric current.
Electrochromism is the phenomenon displayed by some materials of reversibly changing colour by using bursts of charge to cause electrochemical redox reactions in electrochromic materials.
An emergency airworthiness directive (EAD) is an airworthiness directive issued when an unsafe condition exists that requires immediate action by an aircraft owner or operator.
Engineering & Technology (E&T) is a science, engineering and technology magazine published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in the United Kingdom.
Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies for local area networks (LANs) and metropolitan area networks (MANs).
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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.
Etihad Airways (Arabic: الاتحاد al-ittiḥād) is a flag carrier, and the second-largest airline, of the United Arab Emirates, after Emirates.
ETOPS is an aviation acronym for Extended-range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards, reduced as "Extended Operation" by the FAA.
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The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is an agency of the European Union (EU) with regulatory and executive tasks in the field of civilian aviation safety.
Everett is the county seat of and the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States.
Farnborough Airport or TAG London Farnborough Airport (previously called RAE Farnborough, ICAO Code EGUF) is an operational business/executive general aviation airport in Farnborough, Rushmoor, Hampshire, England.
The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long event that combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow.
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.
The Federal Register, abbreviated FR or sometimes Fed.
In computing, a firewall is a network security system that monitors and controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules.
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.
In aerodynamics, the flight envelope, service envelope, or performance envelope of an aircraft refers to the capabilities of a design in terms of airspeed and load factor or altitude.
Flight International (or Flight) is a global aerospace weekly publication produced in the UK.
In aviation, the flight length is defined as the time airborne during a flight.
Flightglobal is an online news and information website related to the aviation and aerospace industries.
Fly-by-wire (FBW) is a system that replaces the conventional manual flight controls of an aircraft with an electronic interface.
A focus group is a form of qualitative research in which a group of people are asked about their perceptions, opinions, beliefs, and attitudes towards a product, service, concept, advertisement, idea, or packaging.
Foreign object debris (FOD) is a substance, debris or article alien to a vehicle or system which would potentially cause damage.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is a major U.S. daily newspaper serving Fort Worth and the western half of the North Texas area known as the Metroplex.
Forward looking infrared (FLIR) cameras, typically used on military and civilian aircraft, use a thermographic camera that senses infrared radiation.
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.
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.
GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati.
The General Electric GEnx (General Electric Next-generation) is an advanced dual rotor, axial flow, high-bypass turbofan jet engine in production by GE Aviation for the Boeing 787 and 747-8.
NASA John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field is a NASA center, located within the cities of Brook Park, Cleveland, and Fairview Park, Ohio between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and the Cleveland Metroparks's Rocky River Reservation, with a subsidiary facility in Sandusky, Ohio.
In computer science, a graphical user interface or GUI, pronounced ("gooey") is a type of interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, as opposed to text-based interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
The Groupe Latécoère is an aircraft company based in Toulouse, France.
is a Japanese company that makes lead acid automobile and motorcycle batteries.
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Hainan Airlines Company Limited (HNA) is an airline headquartered in Haikou, People's Republic of China.
Hamilton Sundstrand was an American globally active corporation that manufactured and supported aerospace and industrial products for worldwide markets.
, commonly known as or Tokyo Haneda Airport, is one of the two primary airports that serve the Greater Tokyo Area, and is the primary base of Japan's two major domestic airlines, Japan Airlines (Terminal 1) and All Nippon Airways (Terminal 2), as well as Air Do, Skymark Airlines, Solaseed Air, and StarFlyer.
HCL Technologies Limited is a global IT services company, headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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.
Heathrow Airport is a major international airport in west London, England.
High-efficiency particulate arrestance (HEPA), also sometimes called high-efficiency particulate arresting or high-efficiency particulate air, is a type of air filter.
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Honeywell International, Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate company that produces a variety of commercial and consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.
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Hong Kong International Airport is the main airport in Hong Kong.
Hydraulics is a topic in applied science and engineering dealing with the mechanical properties of liquids or fluids.
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The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) is an AFL-CIO/CLC trade union representing approx.
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.
, is the flag carrier of Japan and the second largest airline in Japan after All Nippon Airways.
is Japan's authority for establishing transportation safety.
A jet airliner (or jetliner, or jet) is an airliner that uses jet engine (passenger jet aircraft).
Jetairfly is a Belgian airline with its headquarters in Ostend, Belgium and its centre of flight operations at Brussels Airport, Belgium.
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Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd, trading as Jetstar, is an Australian low-cost airline (self-described as "value based") headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company headquartered in New York City.
is an international corporation based in Japan.
Kenya Airways Ltd., more commonly known as Kenya Airways, is the flag carrier of Kenya.
King County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.
The knot is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (1.852 km) per hour, approximately 1.151 mph.
Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd.
Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd., operating as Korean Air, is the largest airline in South Korea based on fleet size, international destinations and international flights.
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Labinal is the wiring systems subsidiary of the French aerospace group Safran, involved in wiring production for the aerospace industry.
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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.
Laredo International Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) northeast of the central business district of Laredo, a city in Webb County, Texas, United States.
A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.
The following is the list of purpose-built passenger jet airliners.
Lithium cobalt oxide (LiCoO2) is a chemical compound commonly used in the positive electrodes of lithium-ion batteries.
The lithium iron phosphate battery, also called LFP battery (with "LFP" standing for "lithium ferrophosphate"), is a type of rechargeable battery, specifically a lithium-ion battery, which uses 4 as a cathode material.
A lithium-ion battery (sometimes Li-ion battery or LIB) is a member of a family of rechargeable battery types in which lithium ions move from the negative electrode to the positive electrode during discharge and back when charging.
Lockheed Martin is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company with worldwide interests.
Logan International Airport (officially Lt. General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport) is an international airport located in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, (and partly in the town of Winthrop, Massachusetts).
In aircraft construction, a Longeron, or stringer or stiffener, is a thin strip of material to which the skin of the aircraft is fastened.
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Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. (Flight), trading as LOT Polish Airlines, is the flag carrier of Poland.
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.
The maiden flight of an aircraft is the first occasion on which an aircraft leaves the ground under its own power.
The maximum landing weight (MLW) is the maximum aircraft gross weight due to design or operational limitations at which an aircraft is permitted to land.
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 McKinley Climatic Laboratory is both an active laboratory and a historic site located in Building 440 on Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
Meggitt PLC is a British engineering business specialising in aerospace equipment.
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Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the State of Arizona and is a suburb located about east of Phoenix.
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is a company involved in the design, development, manufacture and customer support of all types of aircraft landing gear, wheels and brakes and a wholly owned subsidiary of Safran SA.
Missouri (see pronunciations) is a state located in the Midwestern United States.
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is a Japanese multinational engineering, electrical equipment, and electronics company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
The Museum of Flight is a private non-profit air and space museum in the northwest United States.
The nacelle is a housing, separate from the fuselage, that holds engines, fuel, or equipment on an aircraft.
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, also known as Tokyo Narita Airport, formerly and originally known as New Tokyo International Airport, is an international airport serving the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with conducting elections for labor union representation and with investigating and remedying unfair labor practices.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.
NBC News is a division of the American broadcast network NBC.
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North Charleston is the third-largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, with incorporated areas in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties.
The Northrop (later Northrop Grumman) B-2 Spirit, also known as the Stealth Bomber, is an American heavy strategic bomber, featuring low observable stealth technology designed for penetrating dense anti-aircraft defenses; it is a flying wing design with a crew of two.
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, trading as Norwegian, is the third largest low-cost carrier in Europe, the second-largest airline in Scandinavia, and the ninth-largest airline in Europe in terms of passenger numbers.
Norwegian Air Shuttle operates "long-haul" flights to Asia and the United States through two fully owned subsidiaries, Norwegian Long Haul AS and Norwegian Air International Limited.
is an airport in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
Oklahoma State University–Stillwater (also referred to informally as Oklahoma State, OKState, O-State, and OSU) is a land-grant, sun-grant, coeducational public research university located in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States.
The Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aérospatiales (ONERA) is the French national aerospace research centre.
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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.
The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (Orion MPCV) is a spacecraft intended to carry a crew of up to four astronauts to destinations at or beyond low Earth orbit (LEO).
Paine Field, also known as Snohomish County Airport is a public airport located in unincorporated Snohomish County, between Mukilteo and Everett, Washington.
The Paris Air Show (Salon international de l'aéronautique et de l'espace, Paris-Le Bourget) is the world's calendar-oldest air show.
An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who actively and directly operates the directional flight controls of an aircraft while it is in flight.
The Pima Air & Space Museum, located in Tucson, Arizona, is one of the world's largest non-government funded aerospace museums.
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 per square inch or, more accurately, pound-force per square inch (abbreviations: psi, lbf/in2, lbf/in2, lbf/sq in, lbf/sq in) is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units.
PPG Industries is an American global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass, and fiberglass.
Qatar Airways Company Q.C.S.C. (القطرية, Al Qatariyah), operating as Qatar Airways, is the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar.
Qinetiq (as in kinetic; styled as QinetiQ) is a British multinational defence technology company headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
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Quality control, or QC for short, is a process by which entities review the quality of all factors involved in production.
Raymond H. "Ray" LaHood (born December 6, 1945) is an American politician who served as United States Secretary of Transportation from 2009 until 2013.
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Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in Canary Wharf, London, England, United Kingdom and a division of Thomson Reuters.
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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.
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public holding company that, through its various subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries.
The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 is a turbofan engine, developed from earlier Trent series engines.
Royal Air Maroc (الخطوط الملكية المغربية,, literally Royal Moroccan Lines or Royal Moroccan Airlines; Amuddu Ugenna Ageldan Umerruk, MGGM), more commonly known as simply RAM, is the Moroccan national carrier, as well as the country largest airline.
Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn Bhd (Penerbangan DiRaja Brunei, Jawi: ڤنربڠن دراج بروني), or RBA, is the national flag carrier airline of the Brunei Darussalam, headquartered in the RBA Plaza in Bandar Seri Begawan.
Royal Jordanian Airlines (الملكية الأردنية; transliterated: Al-Malakiyyah al-'Urduniyyah) is the flag carrier airline of Jordan with its head office in Amman, Jordan, operating scheduled international services over four continents from its main base at Queen Alia International Airport at Amman (AMM) Jordan.
Saab Group (originally Svenska Aeroplan AB, later SAAB and Saab AB) is a Swedish aerospace and defence company, founded in 1937.
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Scoot Pte Ltd. is a Singapore-based low-cost long-haul airline.
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Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County.
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The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (popularly known as the Seattle P-I, the Post-Intelligencer, or simply the P-I) is an online newspaper and former print newspaper covering Seattle, Washington, United States, and the surrounding metropolitan area.
The September 11 attacks (also referred to as September 11, September 11th, or 9/11)9/11 is pronounced "nine eleven".
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (হযরত শাহ্জালাল আন্তর্জাতিক বিমানবন্দর Hôzrôt Shahjalal Antôrjatik Bimanbôndôr) is the largest airport in Bangladesh.
A short circuit (sometimes abbreviated to short or s/c) is an electrical circuit that allows a current to travel along an unintended path, often where essentially no (or a very low) electrical impedance is encountered.
A side-stick or sidestick controller is an aircraft control column (or joystick) that is located on the side console of the pilot, usually on the righthand side, or outboard on a two-seat flightdeck.
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Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA) is the flag carrier of Singapore which operates from its hub at Changi Airport and has a strong presence in Southeast Asia, East Asia, South Asia, and Oceania.
Smart glass or switchable glass (also smart windows or switchable windows in those applications) is glass or glazing whose light transmission properties are altered when voltage, light or heat is applied.
The specific strength is a material's strength (force per unit area at failure) divided by its density.
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. ("Spirit"), based in Wichita, Kansas, is the world's largest first-tier aerostructures manufacturer.
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 swept wing is a wing which angles either backward or, occasionally, forward, from its root rather than in a straight sideways direction.
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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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is a city located in central Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku in Japan, and is the capital city of the prefectural government.
The Tata Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate, centered in Mumbai, India.
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Teknisk Ukeblad (TU, Technical Weekly Magazine) is Norway's leading engineering magazine.
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, also trading as THAI (บริษัท การบินไทย จำกัด (มหาชน)) is the flag carrier airline of Thailand.
Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets.
The Borneo Post, established in 1978, is the largest English-language daily newspaper on the island of Borneo.
The National is a government-owned English-language daily newspaper published in Abu Dhabi.
The Register (nicknamed El Reg or The Reg) is a British technology news and opinion website co-founded in 1994 by Mike Magee, John Lettice and Ross Alderson.
The Seattle Times is a newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, US It is the largest daily newspaper in the state of Washington, largest Sunday circulation in the Pacific Northwest and largest in the west north of San Francisco.
The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
Thermal runaway refers to a situation where an increase in temperature changes the conditions in a way that causes a further increase in temperature, often leading to a destructive result.
Thomson Airways Limited is the world's largest charter airline, offering scheduled and charter flights from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland to destinations in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.
A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, a lightning storm, or a thundershower, is a type of storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere known as thunder.
Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
Titanium is a chemical element with symbol Ti and atomic number 22.
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(), officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, and is both the capital and largest city of Japan.
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is a multinational corporation headquartered in Japan that specializes in industrial products centered on technologies in organic synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry, and biochemistry.
Tucson (or occasionally locally) is a city in and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. The 2010 United States Census put the population at 520,116, while the 2013 estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 996,544. The Tucson MSA forms part of the larger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical area (CSA), with a total population of 980,263 as of the 2010 Census. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, which both anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is located southeast of Phoenix and north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 59th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design and manufacture of optics and optoelectronics systems, earning Tucson the nickname Optics Valley. Major incorporated suburbs of Tucson include Oro Valley and Marana northwest of the city, Sahuarita south of the city, and South Tucson in an enclave south of downtown. Communities in the vicinity of Tucson (some within or overlapping the city limits) include Casas Adobes, Catalina Foothills, Flowing Wells, Midvale Park, Tanque Verde, Tortolita, and Vail. Towns outside the Tucson metro area include Benson to the southeast, Catalina and Oracle to the north, and Green Valley to the south. The Spanish name of the city, Tucsón, derived from the O'odham, meaning "(at the) base of the black ", a reference to a basalt-covered hill now known as "A" Mountain. Tucson is sometimes referred to as "The Old Pueblo".
TUI Airlines Netherlands, formerly Arkefly (and shortened to Arke in the current corporate design to match the travel agency), is a Dutch charter airline headquartered in Schiphol-Rijk on the grounds of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands.
A twinjet or twin jet is a jet aircraft powered by two engines.
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A type certificate is issued to signify the airworthiness of an aircraft manufacturing design.
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.
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.
United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as "United", is a major American airline carrier headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
The vertical stabilizers, vertical stabilisers, or fins, of aircraft, missiles or bombs are typically found on the aft end of the fuselage or body, and are intended to reduce aerodynamic side slip and provide direction stability.
Vietnam Airlines (Hãng Hàng không Quốc gia Việt Nam) is the flag carrier of Vietnam.
Vincent A. Weldon is an American aerospace engineer who has designed critical components for both the Apollo moon mission and the Space Shuttle.
Virgin Atlantic, a trading name of Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited, is a British airline with its head office in Crawley, West Sussex, England.
Wichita is the largest city in the State of Kansas and the 49th-largest city in the United States.
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.
A widget toolkit, widget library, GUI toolkit, or UX library is a library or a collection of libraries containing a set of graphical control elements (called widgets) used to construct the graphical user interface (GUI) of programs.
A wind tunnel is a tool used in aerodynamic research to study the effects of air moving past solid objects.
Wingtip devices are usually intended to improve the efficiency of fixed-wing aircraft.
Wired is a full-color monthly American magazine, published in both print and online editions, that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy and politics.
XiamenAir (formerly Xiamen Airlines) is the first privately owned airline in the People's Republic of China.
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is a domestic airport located southeast of Ube-Shinkawa Station, Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.
A yoke, alternatively known as a control column is a device used for piloting some fixed-wing aircraft.
The zero fuel weight (ZFW) of an aircraft is the total weight of the airplane and all its contents, minus the total weight of the usable fuel on board (unusable fuel is included in ZFW).