A streamlined enclosure on an aircraft in which an engine is mounted. On multiengine propeller-driven airplanes, the nacelle is normally mounted on the leading edge of the wing.
See National Aeronautical Charting Group.
See National Airspace System.
A Federal agency operating under the FAA, responsible for publishing charts such as the terminal procedures and en route charts.
The common network of United States airspace—air navigation facilities, equipment and services, airports or landing areas; aeronautical charts, information and services; rules, regulations and procedures, technical information; and manpower and material.
A set of rules and procedures designed to increase the flexibility of user flight planning within published guidelines.
Areas consisting of airspace of defined vertical and lateral dimensions established at locations where there is a requirement for increased security and safety of ground facilities. Pilots are requested to voluntarily avoid flying through the depicted NSA. When it is necessary to provide a greater level of security and safety, flight in NSAs may be temporarily prohibited. Regulatory prohibitions are disseminated via NOTAMs.
A United States Government independent organization responsible for investigations of accidents involving aviation, highways, waterways, pipelines, and railroads in the United States. NTSB is charged by congress to investigate every civil aviation accident in the United States.
Navigation and communication radio.
See nondirectional radio beacon.
The initial tendency of an aircraft to continue away from the original state of equilibrium after being disturbed.
The initial tendency of an aircraft to remain in a new condition after its equilibrium has been disturbed.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.