ABSOLUTE ALTITUDE Measurable height of an aircraft above the actual terrain.
ABSOLUTE CEILING The maximum altitude above sea level at which an aircraft can maintain
AILERONS the rear, outer section of each wing for banking
AIRWORTHINESS DIRECTIVE aircraft.
ALTIMETER shows an aircraft’s altitude above mean sea level
ANGLE OF ATTACK The angle between the airfoil’s chord line and the direction in which the
APPROACH (DEPARTURE) CONTROL
CARBON OFFSET CHARTER The ‘renting’ of an aircraft with crew for another.
CHARTER CARD set debit balance in dollars.
CLASS I NAVIGATION
CLASS II NAVIGATION
CRUISE SPEED altitude once the aircraft is no longer climbing and is en route.
DRAG Resisting force exerted on an aircraft in its line of thrust.
ELEVATOR both rear horizontal stabilisers, changing the aircraft
FAA FBO general aviation aircraft.
FERRY FLIGHT returning an aircraft to base or delivering an aircraft from one location to another.
FLAPS Hinged surfaces on the inboard rear of
FLIGHT TIME in the air.
FRACTIONAL OWNERSHIP a ‘share’ of an aircraft.
GENERAL AVIATION Part of civil aviation air carriers.