6 definitions by dflyboy

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IFR
an aviation term for Instrument Flight Rules. it describes a cloudy or foggy day.
The airport i had intended to go to was reporting IFR, with ceilings of 300 ft overcast
by dflyboy June 10, 2005

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VFR
an aviation term for Visual Flight Rules. it also describes a condition where the weather is good.
tomorrow a high pressure area will move into the area and it should be a good VFR day
by dflyboy June 10, 2005

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PTS
PTS is an aviation term that stands for Practical Test Standards. It is a book that contains the standards by which a pilot must perform to obtain a licence
According to the PTS, you must maintain altitude within 100 feet, bank angle within 10 degrees, and airspeed within 10 kts for some manuvers.
by dflyboy June 10, 2005

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MAP
MAP - An aviation term short for Missed Approach Point on an instrument approach.
We're at the MAP, i see the runway, so I'll land.
by dflyboy June 10, 2005

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PIC
Aviation term for Pilot In Command
The PIC is responsible for the actions and safety of the passengers
by dflyboy June 10, 2005

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MCA
MCA is an aviation term that means Minimum Controlable Airspeed.
to do slowflight correctly, you must be at or near MCA
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