Aviation Dictionary

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

List of aviation related definitions

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Navigation Lights -  Green, red and white lights for collision avoidance at night. Green and red lights are on the right (starboard) and left (port) wingtips (respectively) and the white light is placed on the rear of the aircraft
Night -  The period between half an hour after sunset until half an hour before sunrise (ANO definition). The hours between the end of civil and the beginning of morning civil twilight (ICAO definition)
NOTAM -  Notice To Airmen. Details changes in the AIP
Notified Danger Area -  A danger area inactive unless notified by NOTAM