aerodrome


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aerodrome

(US), airdrome
a landing area, esp for private aircraft, that is usually smaller than an airport

aerodrome

[′e·rō‚drōm]
(civil engineering)

aerodrome

aerodrome
An airfield. A defined area on land or water (including any runway(s), taxi tracks, aprons, buildings, installations, and equipment) intended to be used either wholly or in part for the parking, maintenance, arrival, departure, and surface movement of aircraft (ICAO). When used in the provisions relating to flight plans and ATS (air traffic services) messages, it covers sites other than aerodromes that may be used by certain types of aircraft (e.g., helicopters, seaplanes, or balloons). Aerodromes are depicted on aeronautical charts as shown in the illustration.
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Monreal noted that, while other airports in the country had already obtained their certification, the Miaa has waited eight years to receive the temporary aerodrome certification.
Port Meadow aerodrome in |1917/1918 and the only building remaining, left, from the former Royal Flying Corps aerodrome established on the meadow, close to Oxford.
The renewal of the Aerodrome Certificate highlights the company's focus on operating BIA in accordance with international aviation regulations," BAC chief operations officer Mohamed Thamir Al Kaabi said.
It also improves efficiency by reducing administration through production of electronic receipts for the customer and itemised stock management reports for the aerodrome operator.
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Ehlert, who was in the Luftwaffe so knew what he was looking for, actually 'recced' the aerodrome.
The tragedy happened on Saturday at the Sibson Aerodrome in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
The Shuttleworth Collection of vintage planes, based at the aerodrome, said in a statement that the pilot experienced difficulties and crashed.
The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) yesterday announced that special flight safety checks will be carried out at a range of aerodromes in New South Wales and Victoria this week.
Its findings stated the flightlanding sequence plan prepared by the aerodrome controllers (ADC) at Coventry Airport was based on an "incomplete understanding" of the nature of the flight of one of the aircrafts.
Three ICAO technical projects in the areas of flight safety, aerodrome standards and navigation services have been commissioned by DGCA to enhance its safety oversight capabilities," said Patel in the Rajya Sabha in response to the Calling Motion tabled regarding 'Serious safety problems faced by airline industry in the country.
THE RAF base at Sealand originated as a small aerodrome and flying school run by a young engineer called Thomas Murray Dutton.