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User currently offlineZChannel From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 191 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 4 months 12 hours ago) and read 4017 times:

Does anyone here know where I can access an civil aviation glossary? I need to define some terms that seem to be second nature to everyone else here. I would like to find the definitions of such terms as "CASM" and "O & D." I know what they mean, but I need to get their definitions from a reputable web page. I tried the DOT home page, Wikpedia (which did define "CASM," but not O & D) and dictionary.com, but no luck. Is there a website devoted to these kinds of things? Thanks...

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User currently offlineAlaskaAirMD83 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 44 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 11 hours ago) and read 4004 times:

http://www.aviation-terms.com/index2.php, http://pilotsweb.com/pcg_toc.htm,
or http://www.aviationboom.com/terms.
I hope that helps

User currently offlineFutureUApilot From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1365 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 11 hours ago) and read 3996 times:

One thing bugs me, check out these threads.

An Idea: A.net Dictionary (by Ntspelich Apr 23 2005 in Site Related)
Can We Create A Glossary? Please?! (by GusNYC Nov 8 2005 in Site Related)
How's The Airliners.net Glossary Going? (by DC-10 Levo Mar 9 2003 in Site Related)
RE: A Tech Dictionary On Airliners.net (by AeroWesty Jan 15 2006 in Site Related)

And now this one. There is definently a need for a glossary, and there are people (myself included) who are willing to do this, but nobody from the site will give us the go-ahead. I know exactly what ya mean ZChannel.

By the way, CASM = Cost per Available Seat Mile


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User currently offlineBreiz From France, joined Mar 2005, 1985 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 11 hours ago) and read 3981 times:

Quoting ZChannel (Thread starter):
Does anyone here know where I can access an civil aviation glossary?

Here are some but not the ones you look for:

but that one should do:

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