Chapter 1 Key Terms
* Federal Aviation Administration: An agency that governs commercial and general aviation.
* Federal Aviation Regulations: Provides rules which apply rules to all areas of aviation.
* Fixed Base Operator: Airport facilities.
* FAA Certified Flight Instructors: Instructors that can provide dual instruction in the airplane.
* Syllabus: Structure to your training. Helps insure that no procedures are overlooked.
* Student Pilot Certificate: You can fly alone in the plane.
* Medical Certificate: Pass a physical given by an FAA authorized AME.
* Pilot in Command: Directly responsible for the operation of the aircraft.
* Flight Review: 1 Hour of ground training and 1 hour of flight instruction.
* Refresher Trainer: Keeping your skills sharp, and keeping you informed on current pilot information.
* Mountain Flying: Challenging and requires proficiency in all your piloting skills.
* Aerobatic Flight Training: Increases your proficiency as a pilot.
* Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association: Nonprofit organization dedicated to general aviation.
* Experimental Aircraft Association: One of the most significant forces in general aviation.
* The Ninety-Nines Inc.: International organization of women pilots with members from 35 countries.
* Civil Air Patrol: A benevolent, nonprofit organization with 3 primary missions; aerospace education, cadet programs, and emergency services.
* Aircraft Checkout: Transition training to safely fly a new plane.
* High Performance Airplane: An airplane with more than 200 horsepower.
* Complex Airplane: An airplane with retractable landing gear, flaps and a controllable pitch propeller.
* Homebuilt Aircraft: Making an airplane from scratch.
* Instrument Rating: Option that allows you to fly in a wider range of weather conditions, and increases your skill at precisely controlling the aircraft.
* Multi Engine Rating: Essential requirement... [continues]
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