Aviation Dictionary

Common definitions and acronyms that you may encounter during flying training.

List of aviation related definitions

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Barometer -  A device which measures the change in pressure.
Barotrauma -  A condition that causes ear discomfort due to pressure changes
BMI -  A measure of whether you're a healthy weight for your height
Bronchi -  Plural of bronchus. The trachea divides into a right and left main bronchus which conducts are into the lungs
Bronchiole -  The tiny branch of air tubes within the lungs that is a continuation of the bronchus. The bronchioles connect to the alveoli (air sacs)
Bronchus -  The trachea divides into a right and left main bronchus which conducts are into the lungs. Plural is bronchi