Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language. This
book helps users understand all the words, abbreviations, phrases, and
disciplines of aviation. The most complete collection of aviation terminology
available, the Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms defines
more than 11,000 terms and includes nearly 500 illustrations to further explain
and aid visual recognition. Appendices include useful lists and tables, such as
the periodic table of elements, phonetic alphabet, Morse code, and an expanded
list of aviation acronyms.
All specific to the aviation industry, the terms have been gathered from the
regulations, the Pilot/Controller Glossary from the AIM, and glossaries from
government handbooks and manuals. Also includes definitions not found in
This complete, handy dictionary belongs in every library as it is an
essential reference book for the entire aviation industry - 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 fifth
edition, is a vital reference tool that belongs on every aviation bookshelf.
Note: Readers can access additional resource material for this
book at the following link: www.asa2fly.com/reader/dat.
Fifth Edition, Softcover, 784 pages.