GLOSSARY

Descriptions of most commonly used terms in private jet charter aviation.

A

Abeam
ABSOLUTE CEILING
Aeronautical Chart
AILERONS
Air Charter
Air Charter Agent Fee
Air Taxi
Air Traffic Controller
Aircraft Management
Airfoil
Airport
Airport Reservation Office (ARO)
Airspeed
Airworthiness Directive (AD)
Altimeter
Amphibious Floats
Approach and Departure Control
Approach Speed
ARGUS
Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS)
Avionics

B

Block Rates
Business Jet Charter

C

Carbon Emissions
Cardinal Altitude
Ceiling
Charter Broker
Class I Navigation
Clearance
Controlled Airspace
Cruise Speed

D

D-085
Deadhead Flight
Depreciation
Double Round-trip
Dual Certificate

E

Eco-Jet Charter
Elevator
Empty Leg
Executive Jet Charter

F

FAA Part 135
FAA Part 91
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Ferry Flight
Flaps
Flight Management System (FMS)
Flight Service Station
Flight Time
Foreign Object Debris (FOD)
Fuel Surcharge

G

General Aviation
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Ground Transportation

H

Heavy Jet
Helipad
Horse Power

I

ICAO Code
Indicated Airspeed
Instrument Flight Rules (IFR)
Instrument Meteorological Conditions
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

J

Jet Charter Broker
Joint Ownership

K

Knots True Airspeed (KTAS)

L

LAVATORY
Leg
Light Jet
Local Area Augmentation System (LAAS)
Luxury Jet Charter

M

Mach Speed
Medevac
Midsize Jet
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

N

NAVIGATION

O

OCEANIC AIRSPACE

P

PAN PAN
POINT-TO-POINT PRICING
Positioning Time
Preferred Vendors
Private Jet
Propjet

R

Radar
Radio
Repositioning Time
Roger
Runway Heading

S

Segment
Speed of Sound
Stabilized Approach
Standard Lapse Rate
Stratosphere
Super-midsize Jet

T

Taxi Time
Third-party Verification
Transponder
Turbojet Aircraft

U

Ultralight Aircraft

V

Vertical Separation
Visibility
Visual Meteorological Conditions

W

Waypoint

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