terms that any aviation buff should know

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One way

Any travel in one direction only: to a place or back from a place.

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Airway

To go from one place to another, airplanes can’t fly just any route; they need to respect defined pathways, known as airways. They are established in space by a series of navigational aids, which are used by the aircraft’s onboard navigation systems.
 

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?Air traffic controller

Basically, they are responsible for the air traffic: they maintain the safe, orderly and expeditious flow of airplanes in the air and at the airports, granting pilots authorizations, providing instructions and the necessary information.
 

 

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Technical stop

It takes place when an airplane needs refueling or to make an unexpected repair before arriving at the final destination. No traffic is unloaded or loaded during a technical stop.
 

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HI (Heading indicator)

It replaced the compass, serving to indicate the airplane’s path. It’s a very precise instrument that manually aligns with the magnetic compass in the beginning of the flight and shows the direction the aircraft needs to take to arrive at its final destination.