terms for you to learn more about aviation

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Wheel base

The distance between the center of the nosewheel and the line joining the centerline of the wheels of the main undercarriage.

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Taxiing

The movement of an aircraft on the ground, at extremely slow speeds. This term is used, for example, when the plane moves from the passenger boarding position to the takeoff point.

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Aileron

A hinged part usually installed on the trailing edge of each wing. Basically, its function is to control the aircraft in roll (or movement around the aircraft’s longitudinal axis).

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Navigation

The name of the process of planning the right route to arrive at a destination.

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Range

The maximum distance an aircraft can fly, according to the amount of fuel, for a determined cargo and weight.