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By David Crocker

This up to date dictionary of aviation and aeronautical English comprises greater than 9,500 phrases and is designed for these focusing on aviation and similar industries, together with trainee pilots, cabin crews, upkeep crews, flooring employees, and different airline body of workers. excellent for pros, aviation fanatics, those who find themselves new to aviation, and people for whom English isn't a primary language, this useful reference good points transparent, uncomplicated definitions. pattern sentences, pronunciation courses, utilization publications, and supplementary details accompany not just simple phrases but in addition really good technical vocabulary.

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Booster / bu stə/ noun a device which increases the force or amount of something booster pump / bu stə p mp/ noun a centrifugal pump often positioned at the lowest point of a liquid fuel tank to ensure positive pressure in the supply lines to the engine ć Fuel is fed through a filter and a booster pump. ć The purpose of the booster pump is to prevent fuel aeration. boot / bu t/ noun one of a set of flat, flexible tubes bonded to the leading edge or wings and other surfaces which, when pressurised with fluid, break up ice ć The boots on the leading edge of the wings were damaged by hail.

Baggage / b d / noun luggage, cases and bags which you take with you when travelling ć One passenger had a huge amount of baggage. ć She lost one piece of baggage. ) ˽ baggage hall an area where arriving passengers pick up their baggage ˽ carry-on baggage small bags of limited size and weight that passengers are allowed to take with them into the cabin of an aircraft baggage allowance / b d ə laυəns/ noun the weight of baggage each air passenger is allowed to take free ć There is an accompanied baggage allowance of 18 kilos.

In meteorology) a unit of atmospheric pressure equal to 1,000 millibars. ı millibar barograph / b rə rɑ f/ noun an instrument for measuring and recording atmospheric pressure ć The most common type of barograph is that which utilises an aneroid capsule mechanically connected to a pen. barometer /bə rɒmtə/ noun an instrument for measuring the atmospheric pressure barometric /b rə metrk/ adjective referring to a barometer ˽ barometric pressure atmospheric pressure as indicated by a barometer BALPA band bandwidth bank bar barograph barometer | barometric | barometric barometric tendency / b rəmetrk tendency tendənsi/ noun the amount of change in pressure with increase in altitude barrel roll / b r(ə)l rəυl/ noun a manoeuvre in which an aircraft turns completely over sideways while flying along barrier / b riə/ noun 1.

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