words that any aviation buff should know

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Drift

The lateral divergence from the prescribed flight path of an aircraft resulting primarily from the effects of a crosswind.

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Biplane

A type of airplane that has two sets of wings, with one set on top of the other, used mainly in the early 20th century.

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Fleet

All aircraft used by the same operator, of all types. LATAM, for example, has 225 narrow-body aircraft and 76 wide-body aircraft.

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Customs

An authority or agency responsible for controlling the flow of goods into and out of a country and collecting duties imposed by law.

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Connection

A stop on a journey that requires a change of planes at an intermediate point on the way to the final destination.