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aer·o·nau·tics

 (âr′ə-nô′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The design and construction of aircraft.
2. The theory and practice of aircraft navigation.
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aeronautics

(ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪks)
n
(Aeronautics) (functioning as singular) the study or practice of all aspects of flight through the air
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aer•o•nau•tics

(ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪks, -ˈnɒt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science or art of flight.
[1820–25]
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aer·o·nau·tics

(âr′ə-nô′tĭks)
1. The design and construction of aircraft.
2. The study of the piloting and navigation of aircraft.
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aeronautics

1. Archaic. the science or art of ascending and traveling in the air in lighter-than-air vehicles.
2. the technology or art of flying airplanes. — aeronaut, n. — aeronautic, aeronautical, adj.
See also: Aviation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aeronautics - the theory and practice of navigation through air or spaceaeronautics - the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
avionics - science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics; "avionics has become even more important with the development of the space program"
load factor - (aeronautics) the ratio of an external load to the weight of the aircraft (measured in g)
dynamic balance - (aeronautics) the state of equilibrium in which centrifugal forces due to a rotating mass (e.g., a propeller) do not produce force in the shaft and so vibration is reduced
astrogate - navigate in space
astrogate - guide in interplanetary travel
rigid - designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure
nonrigid - designating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure
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Translations
aeronautika
aeronautikluftfartluftfartsvidenskab
loftsiglingarfræîi
aeronautikaaeronautiškas
aeronautika
aeronautika

aeronautics

[ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪks] Naeronáutica fsing
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

aeronautics

[ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪks] naéronautique f
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aeronautics

n singLuftfahrt f, → Aeronautik f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

aeronautics

[ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪks] nsgaeronautica
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aeronautics

(eərəˈnoːtiks) noun singular
the science or practice of flying. Aeronautics is a popular science.
ˌaeroˈnautical adjective
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Priority areas include whole aircraft design and integration, aerostructures, advanced systems and propulsion technologies.
Randy Tinseth, Boeing's commercial plane marketing vice president, defended the planemaker's aircraft design and production processes following two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jet, and said that repairs to software linked to at least one of those crashes should be ready within weeks, Robert Wall and Ben Otto of the Wall Street Journal report.
Boeing also showed three concepts for how to use all that space, from the design firms Greenpoint Technologies, Jet Aviation, and Unique Aircraft Design. The renderings include cabin-wide master bedrooms, expansive spaces for relaxing and entertaining, office areas, and dining rooms served by full galleys.
The LEWICE3D software improves safety and decreases time-to-market for aircraft design by more comprehensively and accurately predicting ice accumulation than any other modeling package available.
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The training included aircraft systems maintenance, Aeronautics and electricity basics, digital electronic systems, navigation systems, communication systems, and structures and aircraft engines, building aircraft design objects, in addition to English language.
Weight estimation in aircraft design is very challenging due to the high number of variables involved, and the numerous relationships between them.
UGMK presented the first L-410NG aircraft design this summer.
Now, with this solution, Elixir Aircraft has access to a flexible and complete cloud-based solution integrating the latest engineering technologies to manage the aircraft design and documentation process, the company added.
The message is enhanced by illustrations that portray the construction of the aircraft part and/or total aircraft design. The high level of detail is further enriched by the numerous photos of the aircraft preparing for flight during flight test operations.

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