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Aeronautics

The branch of science that deals with flight aerodynamics and with the operation of all types of aircraft.

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diplex operation

Aviation; Aeronautics

A method of communicating which allows transmission and reception of two signals at the same time. Diplex operation uses a single antenna or a single carrier.

duplex operation

Aviation; Aeronautics

A method of communications in which each end can simultaneously transmit and receive. Communication by telephone is duplex operation. Duplex operation by radiotelephone requires the use of two ...

simplex communications

Aviation; Aeronautics

A method of communications in which one station transmits while the other receives, then the second station transmits and the first receives. Simplex communications differs from duplex ...

cascade

Aviation; Aeronautics

A method of connecting multiple stages of electrical circuits so the output of one stage feeds the input of the next stage.

lap winding

Aviation; Aeronautics

A method of connecting the armature coils in a DC generator or motor. The ends of each coil on the armature are connected to the next adjacent commutator segment, and the coils lap over each other. ...

fly-by-wire

Aviation; Aeronautics

A method of control used by some modern aircraft in which control movement or pressures exerted by the pilot are directed into a digital computer where they are input into a program tailored to the ...

electrostatic deflection

Aviation; Aeronautics

A method of controlling the position of a beam of electrons on the face of a cathode-ray tube. The beam of electrons that forms the trace on a cathode-ray tube may be deflected to the correct ...

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