ASA Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms – 7th Edition


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The Seventh Edition of Dale Crane’s Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms
contains more than 12,000 accurate, aviation-specific terms and
definitions. This ultimate reference collects all of the terms in Title
14 of the Code of Federal Regulations, glossaries from FAA handbooks,
advisory circulars, the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and
Pilot/Controller Glossary, as well as definitions not found in
government publications. This new edition accounts for the continuing
evolution of aviation and aerospace industries, to include drones,
commercial space and urban mobility.

New terms and definitions for weather products, unmanned aircraft
systems (UAS), human factors, and aerodynamics have been added, and
terms pertinent to dispatchers and airline operations such as ETOPS and
ADS-B. Nearly 500 illustrations further define and aid visual
recognition of the terms, and useful tables and lists are included in

This comprehensive dictionary is an essential reference book for
anyone involved with aviation and space organizations—administrators,
pilots, maintenance technicians, drone operators, 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

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Weight 2.9375 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 4 in