Index of aviation articles

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Aviation is the design, development, production, operation, and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft. Articles related to aviation include:

A[edit]

Accidents and incidents in aviationADFAdverse yawAerobaticsAerodromeAerodrome mapping database (AMDB) – AerodynamicsAerofoilAeronautical Information Manual (AIM) – Aeronautical chartAeronauticsAerospaceAerospace engineeringAileronAir CharterAir Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) – Air Freight TerminalAir traffic flow managementAirbandAircraft maintenance engineer (AME) – Aircraft maintenance technician (AMT) – Aircraft registrationAircraftAircraft engine controlsAircraft lavatoryAircraft noiseAirfoilAirline Transport Pilot LicenseAirlineAirlinerAir navigationAirport/Facility Directory (A/FD) – Airport - Airports CommissionAir safetyAirshipAirshowAirspace classesAirspeedAirspeed indicatorAir traffic controlAir traffic controllers' strike of 1981AltimeterAltitudeAngel FlightAngle of attackAngle of incidenceAnhedralAnti-torque pedals (Helicopter rudder pedals) – Artificial horizonAspect ratio (wing)Assisted take-offAttitude indicatorAutomatic dependent surveillance-broadcastAutomatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS) – Autorotation (helicopter)Autorotation (fixed-wing aircraft)AutopilotAviationAviation archaeologyAviation historyAviation medical examiner (AME) – Aviation safetyAviation systemAviatorAvionics

B[edit]

Balloon (aircraft)Bird strikeBlast padBlimpBypass ratio

C[edit]

CanardCenter of gravity (aircraft)Chord (aircraft)Circuit (airfield)Civil Air Patrol (US Air Force Auxiliary) – Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) – CockpitCockpit voice recorderCoefficient of liftCollectiveCommercial pilot licenseCommon-use self-service (CUSS) – CompassCompressor stallControlled airspaceCVFRCrab landingCTAFCyclic

D[edit]

Deep stallDelta wingDihedralDistance measuring equipment (DME) – DragDucted fandumb-bellDutch roll

E[edit]

ElevatorElevonEmergency locator transmitter ELT – Empennage (tail section) – ETOPSExperimental aircraftEurocontrol (European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation) – Empty weightEnvironmental and climate impacts of aviation

F[edit]

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA – US authority) – Fixed-base operatorFlame holderFlapFlightFlight control surfacesFlight data recorderFlight envelope protectionFlight instrumentsFlight levelFlight management systemFlight planFlight planningFlight simulatorFlight trainingFly-by-wireFlyingFlying car (aircraft)Flying familiesFlying wingForm drag

G[edit]

General aviationGlass cockpitGlider aircraftGlider (sailplane)Glider pilot certificateGlidingGo aroundGPSGreat-circle distanceGround effect

H[edit]

Heading indicatorHold (aviation)History of aviationHelicopterHelicopter flight controlsHypermobility

I[edit]

ICAO spelling alphabetInstrument flight rules (IFR) – Instrument landing system (ILS) – Instrument ratingIndicated airspeedInternational Air Transport Association (IATA) – International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) – Integrated engine pressure ratio (IEPR)

J[edit]

Jet AirlinerJet engineJetlinerJetwayJoystick

L[edit]

LandingLanding TLeading-edge extensionLift (force)Lift-induced dragLight-sport aircraft

M[edit]

MaintenanceMETARMeteorologyMaintenance, repair and overhaul

N[edit]

Nautical airmileNavigationNon-directional beacon (NDB) – Non-towered airportNight aviation regulations in the US

O[edit]

Oshkosh AirshowOverhead join

P[edit]

Performance envelopePilot controlled lightingPilot licensesPilot licensing and certificationPilot reports (PIREPS) – Precision approach path indicatorPrivate pilot licensePropellerPushback

Q[edit]

QFEQNHQ code

R[edit]

RadarReciprocating enginesRed squareRelaxed stabilityRIATRoadable aircraftRogallo wingRudderRuddervatorRule of three (aviation)RunwayRun-up (aviation)

S[edit]

Sectional chartSignal squareSpatial disorientationSparSpin (flight)Spoiler (aeronautics)SlatsSlip landingspecific fuel consumption (propeller engines) – Specific fuel consumption (thrust) (jet engines) – Sport pilot certificateStall (flight)Standard dayStick shakerStudent pilot certificateSwedish Civil Aviation AdministrationSwing-wing

T[edit]

T-tailTakeoffTaxiingTaxiwayTerminal area chartThrust vectoringTraffic pattern indicatorTransatlantic flightTrue airspeedTurbine engineTurn and bank indicator

U[edit]

Uncontrolled airport (see Non-towered airport) – Uncontrolled airspace

V[edit]

V speedsV-tailVertical speed indicatorVertical stabilizer (fin) – Visual flight rules (VFR) – VNEVOR VHF omni-range (type of navigational beacon)

W[edit]

WaveriderWide-body aircraftWind shearWingWingletWorld aeronautical chart

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