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ADF

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 23 February 2020, 3:03 PM
 

Automatic Direction Finder (dt.: Radio- oder Funkkompass)

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ADI

by Brodo - Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:42 AM
 

Attitude Director Indicator, artificial horizon. Gyro flight position instrument to assess the orientation of the aircraft in relation to the horizon.

 

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AGL

by Fuchur - Monday, 26 August 2019, 7:52 PM
 

Above Ground Level

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AHRS

by VBF-12_Gosling (en) - Saturday, 26 October 2019, 11:39 PM
 

Attitude and Heading Reference System

Part of an aircraft’s initial navigation system driven by ring lasers and accelerometers.  

Further Information: Wikipedia

 

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AM

by Fuchur - Monday, 26 August 2019, 11:41 PM
 

Amplitude Modulation

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Anti Skid

by kaltokri (de|en) - Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 7:34 PM
 

Anti Skid (dt.: Antiblockiersystem)

Verhindert das Blockieren der Räder beim bremsen.

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Antiblockiersystem

 

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AOA

by Fuchur - Monday, 26 August 2019, 11:43 PM
 

Angle of Attack

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AoB

by VBF-12_Gosling (en) - Saturday, 26 October 2019, 11:24 PM
 

Angle of Bank

The angle of rotation of the aircraft about the longitudinal axis with respect to the earth horizon.  

Further Information: Wikipedia

 

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APU

by Fuchur - Monday, 26 August 2019, 11:48 PM
 

Auxiliary Power Unit

An additional engine switched on before the main engine(s) are started in order to supply the required electrical energy (and compressed air).

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ATC

by Fuchur - Monday, 26 August 2019, 11:50 PM
 

Air Traffic Control

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