Aviation Dictionary

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

List of aviation related definitions

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Manoeuvering Area -  The part of an aerodrome to be used for the takeoff, landing and taxiing of aircraft, excluding aprons.
mb -  Millibar. Unit of pressure
Mean Sea Level (MSL) -  The reference level from which a datum is measured.
MEP -  Multi Engine Piston
Microburst -  A sudden downward burst of wind from the base of a thunderstorm
Middle Ear -  The part of the ear that transmits sound from the outer ear to the inner ear
Movement Area -  The part of an aerodrome to be used for the takeoff, landing and taxiing of aircraft, consisting of the manoeuvring area and the apron.
MSL -  Mean Sea Level
MTWA -  Maximum Total Weight Authorised
Myopia -  Nearsightedness