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Innovation in Aeronautics by M Hirst, T Young

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Glossary

This glossary concentrates on abbreviations and acronyms. It does not include coefficients used in many technical specialist applications, as these tend to be defined, with the nomenclature appropriate to the application, in individual chapters.

AAC Active aeroelastic wing

AFP Automated fiber placement

AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory

AFTI Advanced fighter technology integration

AI Artificial intelligence

AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

AMC Acceptable means of compliance (EASA)

AMP Automated material placement

APU Auxiliary power unit

AQP Advanced Qualification Programme

ARAP Aeronautical Associates of Princeton

Arinc Aeronautical Radio Inc.

ASTF Aeropropulsion systems test facility

ATA Air Transport Alliance ...

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