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Air Astana (Эйр Астана) is the flag carrier of the Republic of Kazakhstan, based in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Air Costa was an Indian regional airline headquartered in Vijayawada and based out of Chennai Airport.
An air cycle machine (ACM) is the refrigeration unit of the environmental control system (ECS) used in pressurized gas turbine-powered aircraft.
The Airbus A320 family consists of short- to medium-range, narrow-body, commercial passenger twin-engine jet airliners manufactured by Airbus.
The Airbus A320neo family (neo for new engine option) is a development of the A320 family of narrow-body airliners produced by Airbus, the original family is renamed A320ceo, for current engine option.
Aircastle is a global company that acquires and leases high-utility commercial jet aircraft to customers throughout the world.
An aircraft cabin is the section of an aircraft in which passengers travel.
The aircraft design process is the engineering design process by which aircraft are designed.
Aircraft noise is noise pollution produced by aircraft during the various phases of a flight.
Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.
In aeronautics, the aspect ratio of a wing is the ratio of its span to its mean chord.
The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.
Available seat miles (ASM) or Available seat kilometres (ASK) 8056 airline passenger carrying capacity.
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.
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S/A (Azul Brazilian Airlines; or simply Azul) is a Brazilian carrier based in Barueri, a suburb of São Paulo.
Bergen, historically Bjørgvin, is a city and municipality in Hordaland on the west coast of Norway.
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.
The Boeing 737 MAX is an American narrow-body aircraft series designed and produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes as the fourth generation of the Boeing 737, succeeding the Boeing 737 Next Generation (NG).
The Boeing 737 Next Generation, commonly abbreviated as 737NG, is the name given to the −600/-700/-800/-900 series of the Boeing 737 airliner.
The Boeing 747-400 is an American wide-body jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The Boeing 747-8 is a wide-body jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The Bombardier CSeries or C Series is a family of narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliners designed by Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
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.
The normal definition for the bypass ratio (BPR) of a turbofan engine is the ratio between the mass flow rate of the bypass stream to the mass flow rate entering the core.
Carbon fiber reinforced polymer, carbon fiber reinforced plastic or carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRP, CRP, CFRTP or often simply carbon fiber, carbon composite or even carbon), is an extremely strong and light fiber-reinforced plastic which contains carbon fibers.
The center of gravity (CG) of an aircraft is the point over which the aircraft would balance.
A combustor is a component or area of a gas turbine, ramjet, or scramjet engine where combustion takes place.
Control theory in control systems engineering deals with the control of continuously operating dynamical systems in engineered processes and machines.
On 28 April 2016, Bombardier Aerospace and Delta Air Lines announced a sale for 75 CSeries CS100 firm orders and 50 options, the first aircraft should enter service in spring 2018.
The Dubai Airshow (دوباي، إرشو) is an annual air show held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in cooperation with Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai Airports, Dubai World Central and the UAE Armed Forces.
Embraer S.A. is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate that produces commercial, military, executive and agricultural aircraft and provides aeronautical services.
The Embraer E-Jet family is a series of narrow-body medium-range twin-engine jet airliners, carrying 66 to 124 passengers commercially, manufactured by Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer.
The environmental control system (ECS) of an aircraft provides air supply, thermal control and cabin pressurization for the crew and passengers.
The European Aviation Safety Agency or EASA is an agency of the European Union with responsibility for civil aviation safety.
The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long, biennial event that combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
Flaps are a type of high-lift device used to increase the lift of an aircraft wing at a given airspeed.
Flight testing is a branch of aeronautical engineering that develops and gathers data during flight of an aircraft, or atmospheric testing of launch vehicles and reusable spacecraft, and then analyzes the data to evaluate the aerodynamic flight characteristics of the vehicle in order to validate the design, including safety aspects.
Flightglobal is an online news and information website which covers 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.
In corporate finance, free cash flow (FCF) or free cash flow to firm (FCFF) is a way of looking at a business's cash flow to see what is available for distribution among all the securities holders of a corporate entity.
Fuel economy in aircraft is a measure of how much fuel an aircraft, or a fleet of aircraft of mixed types, needs to operate in relation to a service provided (i.e. number of passengers or ton of freight) and the distance between points of travel.
Full flight simulator (FFS) is a term used by national (civil) aviation authorities (NAA) for a high technical level of flight simulator.
GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati.
The geared turbofan is a more efficient type of turbofan aircraft engine.
Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines, or simply GX Airlines, is a Chinese airline based at Nanning Wuxu International Airport.
Hainan Airlines Co., Ltd. (HNA) is an airline headquartered in Haikou, Hainan, People's Republic of China.
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.
Honeywell Primus is a range of Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) glass cockpits manufactured by Honeywell Aerospace.
In aviation, hot and high is a condition of low air density due to high ambient temperature and high airport elevation.
The International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) was an aircraft lessor headquartered in the Constellation Place in Century City, Los Angeles, California.
A jet airliner (or jetliner) is an airliner powered by jet engines (passenger jet aircraft).
JetBlue Airways Corporation, stylized as jetBlue, is an American low cost airline headquartered in New York City.
Kalstar Aviation was an airline based in Serpong, Indonesia.
Landing gear is the undercarriage of an aircraft or spacecraft and may be used for either takeoff or landing.
London City Airport is an international airport in London, United Kingdom.
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.
A mainline flight is a flight operated by an airline's main operating unit, rather than by regional alliances, regional code-shares, regional subsidiaries, or wholly owned subsidiaries offering low-cost operations.
Market share is the percentage of a market (defined in terms of either units or revenue) accounted for by a specific entity.
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.
Mexico City International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México, AICM); officially Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez (Benito Juárez International Airport) is an international airport that serves Greater Mexico City.
The Mitsubishi Regional Jet (三菱リージョナルジェット), or MRJ for short, is a twin-engine regional jet aircraft seating 70–90 passengers manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, a partnership between majority owner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and minority owner Toyota Motor Corporation with design assistance from Toyota affiliate Subaru Corporation, itself already an aerospace manufacturer.
Moog is an American-based designer and manufacturer of motion and fluid controls and control systems for applications in aerospace, defense, industrial and medical devices.
A narrow-body aircraft or single-aisle aircraft is an airliner arranged along a single aisle permitting up to 6-abreast seating in a cabin below of width.
The National Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil in Portuguese), also known as ANAC, is the Brazilian civil aviation authority, created in 2005.
In an open-loop controller, also called a non-feedback controller, the control action from the controller is independent of the "process output", which is the process variable that is being controlled.
Operating empty weight (OEW) or Basic Operating Weight or Empty Operating Weight is the standard basic weight for any particular series or any particular configuration.
Parasitic drag is drag that results when an object is moved through a fluid medium.
The Paris Air Show (Salon international de l'aéronautique et de l'espace de Paris-Le Bourget, Salon du Bourget) is the largest Air Show before UK's Farnborough, followed by Dubai Air Show or Singapore Airshow.
Payload is the carrying capacity of an aircraft or launch vehicle, usually measured in terms of weight.
Pratt & Whitney is an American aerospace manufacturer with global service operations.
The Pratt & Whitney PW1000G is a high-bypass geared turbofan engine family, currently selected as the exclusive engine for the Bombardier CSeries, Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), and Embraer's second generation E-Jets, and as an option on the Irkut MC-21 and Airbus A320neo.
In economics, profit in the accounting sense of the excess of revenue over cost is the sum of two components: normal profit and economic profit.
A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.
Ramp-up is a term used in economics and business to describe an increase in a firm's production ahead of anticipated increases in product demand.
The maximal total range is the maximum 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.
A regional jet (RJ) is a class of short to medium-range turbofan powered regional airliners.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Rolls-Royce Holdings plc is a British multinational public limited company incorporated in February 2011 that owns Rolls-Royce, a business established in 1904 which today designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries.
São José dos Campos (meaning Saint Joseph of the Fields) is a major city and the seat of the municipality of the same name in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
A scope clause is part of a contract between an airline and a pilot union.
SkyWest Airlines is a North American regional airline headquartered in St. George, Utah.
STOL is an acronym for a short takeoff and landing aircraft, which have short runway requirements for takeoff and landing.
The Sukhoi Superjet 100, also known by its abbreviation SSJ100, is a fly-by-wire twin-engine regional jet with 8 (VIP) to 108 (all economy) passenger seats.
The Sukhoi Superjet 130 (Сухой Суперджет 130) also known as Superjet NG is a planned modern, fly-by-wire narrow-body medium-range jet airliner to be developed by Sukhoi and United Aircraft Corporation.
A tailplane, also known as a horizontal stabiliser, 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.
Thrust-specific fuel consumption (TSFC) is the fuel efficiency of an engine design with respect to thrust output.
Tianjin Airlines (—formerly Grand China Express Air) is an airline headquartered in Tianjin Binhai International Airport passenger terminal building, Dongli District, Tianjin, China, operating domestic scheduled passenger and cargo flights out of Tianjin Binhai International Airport.
A trailing-arm suspension, sometimes referred as trailing-link is a vehicle suspension design in which one or more arms (or "links") are connected between (and perpendicular to and forward of) the axle and a pivot point (located on the chassis of a motor vehicle).
Tromsø (Romsa; Tromssa; Tromssa) is a city and municipality in Troms county, Norway.
A twinjet or twin-engine jet is a jet aircraft powered by two engines.
A type certificate signifies the airworthiness of a particular category of aircraft, according to its manufacturing design (‘type’).
Widerøe's Flyveselskap AS, trading as Widerøe, is the largest regional airline operating in the Nordic countries.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.