Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms

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Aviation is an industry of acronyms and technical language, which makes this dictionary essential for everyone in the industry. Helps users understand all the terms, phrases, and disciplines of aviation.

Especially helpful for newcomers to aviation, or those who speak English as a second language. The most complete collection of aviation terminology available, this Third Edition by industry expert Dale Crane explains as well as defines more than 7,400 terms and includes some 485 illustrations. Appendices include the periodic table of elements, phonetic alphabet, Morse code, and an expanded list of aviation acronyms.

Dale Crane's ultimate reference book now contains over 7,400 aviation terms and definitions, updating and gathering all of the terms in 14 CFR Part 1, the Pilot Controller Glossary from the AIM, and glossaries from government handbooks and manuals. Mr. Crane also provides definitions not found in government publications. Over 485 illustrations further define and aid visual recognition of the terms, and more useful tables and lists are included in appendices.

In an industry of aviation acronyms and technical language, this complete dictionary is an essential reference book for all including administrators, pilots, aviation maintenance technicians, colleges and universities, air traffic controllers, manufacturers, engineers, government agencies, airlines, and corporate flight departments, as well as newcomers to the industry, and those who speak English as a second language.

The ASA Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms, now in its Third Edition, is a vital reference tool that belongs on every aviation bookshelf.

Soft Cover 600 Pages.