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An inspection identical in scope to an annual inspection. Conducted every 100 hours of flight on aircraft of under 12,500 pounds that are used to carry passengers for hire.
See Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
The ability to determine present position in space independently, and is most often used by pilots.
The actual distance between an aircraft and the terrain over which it is flying.
Pressure measured from the reference of zero pressure, or a vacuum.
The distance required to accelerate to V1 with all engines at takeoff power, experience an engine failure at V1, and abort the takeoff and bring the airplane to a stop using braking action only (use of thrust reversing is not considered).
Force involved in overcoming inertia, and which may be defined as a change in velocity per unit of time.
A magnetic compass error apparent when the aircraft accelerates while flying on an easterly or westerly heading, causing the compass card to rotate toward North.