Daily Aviation Term 2008 PPC for Pocket PCThis data file contains a full year`s worth of official definitions of FAA and NWS terms that are useful to pilots. Each term is attached as a note to an all-day event.
Daily Aviation Term 2008 PPC by: Aurora Software, last updated: 03/12/2006
Requirements: A host PC running Microsoft Outlook or the Palm Desktop program. Optional: A Pocket PC, 200kB
About Daily Aviation Term 2008 PPCAuroraSoftware Presents:Daily AviationTerm 2008 =-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=Now for both Outlook and Palm Desktop users!=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= Student pilots will face the FAA oral examination. Private Pilots face their next BFR, orbiannual flight review. If you are ineither of these categories then this software can assist in overcoming yournext hurtle on the road to obtaining or maintaining your Private Pilotcertificate. The Daily Aviation Term database contains afull year`s worth of definitions of official Federal Aviation Administrationand National Weather Service terms and phrases that are of interest topilots. These terms are applicable forboth the FAA oral examination and for a flight review. One term is presented on your computer orPDA (personal digital assistant) daily, so you can spread your study time outover the entire year. Here are a few samples: DELAY INDEFINITE (REASON IF KNOWN) EXPECTFURTHER: Used by ATC to inform a pilot when an accurate estimate of the delaytime and the reason for the delay cannot immediately be determined; e.g., adisabled aircraft on the runway, terminal or center area saturation, weatherbelow landing minimums, etc. FRONTAL ZONE: A front or zone with amarked increase of density gradient; wed to denote that fronts are not truly a"surface" of discontinuity but rather a "zone" of rapidtransition of meteorological elements. SIDESTEP MANEUVER: A visual maneuveraccomplished by a pilot at the completion of an instrument approach to permit astraight-in landing on a parallel runway not more than 1,200 feet to eitherside of the runway to which the instrument approach was conducted. (Refer toAIM.) TORCHING: The burning of fuel at theend of an exhaust pipe or stack of a reciprocating aircraft engine, the resultof an excessive richness in the fuel air mixture. PAN-PAN: The international radio-telephonyurgency signal. When repeated three times, indicates uncertainty or alertfollowed by the nature of the urgency. This file is presented in both the Personal Folder File(.pst) format for Microsoft Outlook and the Date Book Archive (.dba) format forthe Palm Desktop program. Once thedatabase is loaded into your PC it will automatically be transferred to yourPDA device during the next synchronization operation. Finally, there is another major benefit to using thissoftware on your hand-held device. No matter how hectic and stressful your lifemay be these days, with this software you can start everyday off on a high note- - by thinking of Flying! Thisis the most convenient way
to continue to become a better pilot!