Dictionary of Aviation

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  • Topic: Aviation terminology, Fixed-wing aircraft, Air traffic control
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Dictionary of

Aviation
second edition

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Dictionary of

Aviation
second edition

David Crocker

A & C Black

London

Originally published by Peter Collin Publishing as Dictionary of Aeronautical English First edition published 1999 Second edition published 2005 by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Reprinted 2007 by A&C Black Publishers Ltd 38 Soho Square, London W1D 3HB Copyright © David Crocker and Peter Collin Publishing Ltd. 1999 Revisions and additional material © A&C Black Publishers Ltd 2007 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publishers. A CIP record for this book is available from the British Library

eISBN-13: 978-1-4081-0226-8

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Preface
English is the universal language of communication used in civil aviation. This dictionary provides the basic vocabulary of terms used by pilots, cabin staff, maintenance crews, ground staff and travellers worldwide. The terms are those used in everyday work on aircraft, and cover parts of the aircraft, manipulating the aircraft on the ground and in the air, instructions to passengers, conversations with air traffic control, weather, emergencies, etc. Unlike conventional aeronautical dictionaries, the Dictionary of Aviation defines vocabulary often found in conjunction with the purely technical terms as well as the technical terms themselves. Simple explanations are presented in simple language, making the dictionary ideal for those working towards a private or commercial pilot’s licence, as well as trainee maintenance engineers and more experienced professionals. We also give examples to show how the words are used in context. We have selected quotations from various specialised magazines to show the words and phrases as they are used in real-life situations. The supplements at the back give further information in the form of tables. We are particularly grateful to the...
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