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Table Of Contents

Aircraft Innovations
Radio
The First Modern Airliners
Pressurized Cabins
The Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938
World War II
The Jet Engine
Radar
Dawn of the Jet Age
The Federal Aviation Act of 1958
Widebodies and Supersonics
Airline Handbook Chapter 2: Deregulation
The Airline Deregulation Act
Events Leading to Deregulation
Air Cargo Deregulation
Express Package Delivery
Passenger Deregulation
What Remains Regulated
International
Antitrust Exemption
Essential Air Service
Safety
Effects of Deregulation
Hub and Spoke
New Carriers
Increased Competition
Discount Fares
Growth in Air Travel
Frequent Flyer Programs
Programs
Computer Reservation System (CRS)
Codesharing
Airline Handbook Chapter 3: Structure of the Industry
Types of Airline Certification
Majors
Nationals
Regionals
Cargo Carriers
How Major Airlines are structured
Line Personnel
Operations
Maintenance
Sales and Marketing
Reservations and Ticketing
Staff Personnel
Subcontractors
Airline Handbook Chapter 4: Airline Economics
Chief Characteristics of the Airline Business
Service Industry
Capital Intensive
High Cash Flow
Labor Intensive
Highly Unionized
Thin Profit Margins
Seasonal
Airline Revenue - Where the Money Comes From
Airline Costs - Where the Money Goes
Break-Even Load Factors
Seat Configurations
Overbooking
Pricing
Scheduling
Fleet Planning
Airline Handbook Chapter 5: How Aircraft Fly
The Bernoulli Principle
The Phases of Flight
Push-Back and Taxi-Out
Takeoff and Climb
Cruise
Descent and Landing
Taxi-In and Parking
Major Parts of an Aircraft
Fuselage
Cockpit
Cabin
Cargo Hold
Wings
Empennage
Control Surfaces
Landing Gear
Engines
Jet Propulsion
Types of Jets
Airline Handbook Chapter 6: Safety
The Government's Safety Role
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Aircraft Certification
Operating Certificates
Certification of Airline Personnel
Airport Certification
Industry Safety Programs
Aircraft Maintenance
Training
Aging Aircraft
Collision Avoidance
Windshear
De-icing
Flammability
Human Factors
Accident Investigations
Airline Handbook Chapter 7: Airports
Ownership
Privatization
Organization
Financing
Airport Improvement Program (AIP)
Passenger Facility Charge (PFC)
Revenue Bonds
Airport Costs
Rate-Making Concepts
Revenue Diversion
Regulation of Airports
Airport Capacity
Airline Handbook Chapter 8: Air Traffic Control
ATC Facilities
Central Flow Control
Tracking Systems
Communications
A Typical Flight
Controller Training
Airport and Airway Trust Fund
Delays, Modernization and Corporatization
Fuel Efficiency
Aircraft Emissions
Aircraft Noise
Airport/Maintenance-Base Emissions
Recycling
Fuel Management and Clean-Up
De-icing Fluid Management
Airline Handbook Glossary
Aileron
Airfoil
Airworthiness
Altimeter
Artificial Horizon
Available Seat Mile (ASM)
Aviation Trust Fund
Cargo
Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR)
Combi
Compressor
Connecting Flight
Deregulation
Direct Flight
Dispatcher
Elevator
Enplanements
En Route Center
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Flaps
Flight Data Recorder (FDR)
Flight Deck
Flight Plan
Flight Service Station (FSS)
Freight
Freight-Ton Mile
Frequent-Flyer Programs
Glideslope
Horizontal Stabilizer
Hypersonic Flight
Instrument Flight Rules (IFR)
Instrument Landing System (ILS)
Jetway
Knot
Lift
Load Factor
Major Carrier
Minimum Equipment List (MEL)
National Carrier
Nonstop Flight
Part 121 of the Federal Aviation Regulations
Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations
PFC
Pitch
Pressurized Aircraft
Propfan
Pylon
Ramp
Regional Carrier
Revenue Passenger Mile (RPM)
Rudder
Seat Pitch
Simulator
Slats
Speed Brakes
Spoilers
Stage 2 Aircraft
Stage 3 Aircraft
Stall
Supersonic Flight
Terminal Control Area (TCA)
Terminal Radar Approach Control Facility (TRACON)
Thrust
Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS)
Transponder
Turbofan
Turbojet
Turboprop
Unducted Fan
Vertical Stabilizer
Visual Flight Rules (VFR)
Widebody Aircraft
Wind shear
Yaw
Yield
Yield Management
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