Glossary of Terms
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Aircraft equipment. Articles, including first-aid and survival equipment and commissary supplies, but not spare parts or
Aircraft observation. The evaluation of one or more meteorological elements made from an aircraft in flight.
Aircraft proximity. A situation in which, in the opinion of a
Aircraft security check
Aircraft security check. An inspection of the interior of an aircraft to which passengers may have had access and an inspection
Aircraft stand. A designated area on an apron intended to be used for parking an aircraft.
Aircraft station (RR S1.83). A mobile station in the aeronautical
‘Aircraft Variant’ as used with respect to the licensing and operation of flight crew, means an aircraft of the same basic certificated type which contain modifications not resulting in significant changes of handling and/or flight characteristic, or flight crew complement, but causing significant changes to equipment and/or procedures.
‘Airframe’ means the fuselage, booms, nacelles, cowlings, fairings, aerofoil surfaces (including rotors but excluding propellers and rotating aerofoils of engines), and landing gear of an aircraft and their accessories and controls.
The consistent use of good judgement and well-developed knowledge, skills and attitudes to accomplish flight