Flashcards in Law 13 Aerodromes Deck (13):
What is an Aerodrome?
A defined area (including buildings, installations and equipment) on land or water or on a fixed off shore/ floating structure intended to be used either wholly or part for the arrival, departure and surface movement of A/C
What is a runway?
A defined rectangular are on a land AD prepared for the landing and Take off run of aircraft along its length
What are the different types of runway?
What 8 things should be considered when choosing the runway in use?
Manoeuvring area serviceability
What is a taxiway?
Defined oath on a land AD established for the taxiing of a/c and intended to provide a link between one part of AD and another
What are the 3 different types of taxiway?
Aircraft stand taxilane - access to stands only dead end.
Apron taxiway - taxi route across the apron
Rapid exit taxiway - connected to rwy at acute angle designed to allow a turn off rwy at higher speeds.
What is an apron?
Defined area on a land AD intended to accommodate a/c for the purposes of loading or unloading passengers, mail or cargo, fuelling, parking or maintenance.
What is a manoeuvring area?
Part of AD used for take off landing and taxiing a/c.
What is the movement area?
Part of AD intended for the surface movement of A/c including manoeuvring area, apron and any area on AD which is provided for a/c maintenance.
What are the 2 types of aerodrome?
Military and civil.
What is an uncontrolled AD?
AD without aerodrome control.
AFIs, AGCS or other non ATS or no service
What is a controlled AD?
Aerodrome control service provided