a walkway connecting the aircraft to the gate area, also known as the jet bridge or the loading bridge
Abbreviation for an aircraft
the rear most section of the aircraft
the speed of an aircraft in relation to the air its passing through. Not the same as ground speed, which is the same as the actual speed of the aircraft over the ground
distance above sea level, quoted in thousands of feet when an aircraft is in flight.
Auxiliary Power Unit -APU-
A small engine that is used to operate a generator that supplies direct current power to an aircraft when the engines are shut down. This generator is typically used to power the air and lights while the aircraft is parked at the gate.
the position of the airplane as determined by the inclination of its axis in some reference, usually the earth or horizon
tilting the aircraft at an angle while turning left or right.
a term used to describe any dividing wall in the aircraft
the area in the cabin closest to the exterior of the aircraft
storage compartments located above the customers seats
sticker or posting in the aircraft cabin with information
an aircraft remaining overnight at a station -Remain Over Night-
aircraft are sometimes referred to as ships.
to secure an item on an aircraft
each airline in the fleet is issued a number an this number is painted near the rear of the aircraft and is referred to as the tail number or the ship number. you can also find the tail number located on a placard located on the flight deck door and in the aft galley area
the back edge of the wing
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