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Aviation Vocabulary

In this section of Learning Zone we present some aviation vocabulary.

Pressure measured from the reference of zero pressure, or a vacuum.

The actual distance between an aircraft and the terrain over which it is flying.

The ability to determine present position in space independently, and is most often used by pilots.

An inspection identical in scope to an annual inspection. Conducted every 100 hours of flight on aircraft of under 12,500 pounds that are used to carry passengers for hire.

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