List of aviation mnemonics

Summary

Mnemonics are used by aircraft pilots for the safe management of a flight.

List of mnemonics edit

  • ANDS (in the Northern hemisphere) - Accelerate North Decelerate South. SAND in the Southern hemisphere.[1]
  • BLITTS - pre-takeoff checks
  • BUMMMFITCHH - pre-landing checks
  • CBSIFTBEC - UK glider pre-takeoff checks
  • CIGAR - pre-takeoff checks
  • CISTRSC - Canadian glider pre-takeoff checks
  • CRAFT - instrument flight rules clearance checks
  • FATPL - pre-takeoff checks. Fuel, Altimeters, Transponder, Pitot Heat, Landing Light.[2]
  • FREDA - en-route checks
  • GUMPS - pre-landing checks
  • HASELL - checks before aerial manoeuvres
  • IMSAFE - personal wellness checks
  • OWLS - checks to assess an unprepared surface for a precautionary landing
  • PARE - spin recovery technique
  • TMPFFGH - Trim, Mixture, Pitch, Fuel, Flaps, Engine Air Ventilation, Hydraulic Pressure. Avro Lancaster pre-takeoff checks.[3]
  • UNOS (in the Northern hemisphere) - Undershoot North, Overshoot South. To compensate for magnetic dip when turning. ONUS in the Southern hemisphere.[1]
  • UPRT - upset recovery technique

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b Stibbe, Matthew (28 April 2010). "Acronyms to help remember aviation compass errors". Golf Hotel Whiskey. Retrieved 28 March 2022.
  2. ^ Christian-Phillips, Anneli (1 March 2013). Commercial Pilot's Licence. Crowood. ISBN 978-1-84797-542-3. Retrieved 18 February 2022.
  3. ^ Lindsey, Ivan (2012). In the heavens above : British Commonwealth Air Training Plan : RNZAF aircrew training Canada 1940-1945. Christchurch, N.Z.: Willsonscott Pub. p. 310. ISBN 9781877427381.