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Aviation Terms/Callouts

Answer the aviation terms using the hints that are given.
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Last updated: March 16, 2022
First submittedMarch 16, 2022
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Airbus planes call this out when landing
Retard
Call out when you are 100 feet above the minimums
Hundred above
Mechanism that controls the aircraft's bank
Aileron
Abbreviated to FMC
Flight Management Computer
Instrument that tells you the current speed
Air Speed Indicator
Main input device on a Boeing
Yoke
Instrument that tells the current altitude
Altimeter
Call out when you reach the minimums
Minimums
Team that communicates with a plane and helps guide it
Air Traffic Control
Goods carried by planes
Cargo
Wind blowing perpendicular to the aircraft
Crosswind
Mechanism that controls the aircraft pitch
Elevator
Device that extends to give the aircraft more lift
Flaps
Main input device on an airbus
Side stick
Main control area on the aircraft
Flight Deck
Abbreviated to FO
First Officer
Main central area of a plane; Houses the flight crew, passengers and cargo
Fuselage
What happens when a pilot abandons the landing attempt
Go Around
Aircraft's speed relative to the ground
Ground Speed
Term used by ATC to identify an aircraft with a takeoff weight of 136 tonnes or more
Heavy
Mechanism that prevents pitching motion of the aircraft
Horizontal Stabilizer
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Abbreviated to IFR
Instrument Flight Rules
System that helps guide pilots into land
Instrument Landing System
Unit used to measure airspeed
Knots
The force that wings generate
Lift
The ratio of the speed of sound; used to measure airspeed
Mach
Movement of the aircraft's nose in an up and down motion
Pitch
Main screen used by the pilots
Primary Flight Display
Mechanism used to control the aircraft's yaw
Rudder
Area that an aircraft lands on
Runway
Condition where an aircraft's wings are no longer generating lift
Stall
Device that controls the power of an engine
Throttle
A sudden shift in air flow caused by atmospheric motion.
Turbulence
The area the aircraft drives on to reach the runway or the gates
Taxiway
The point of no return when taking off
V1
Abbreviated to VFR
Visual Flight Rules
Sudden change in the horizontal or vertical wind direction
Wind Shear
The movement of the aircraft's nose side to side
Yaw
System used to help the pilots land
Glide slope
The bank rotation of the aircraft
Roll
System used to help pilots land
Localizer
System used to control the plane during flight
Autopilot
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