Aeronautical Terms beginning with J

Jet Powered Airplane

An aircraft powered by a turbojet or turbofan engine.


Jet route

A route designated to serve flight operations from 18,000 feet MSL up to and including FL 450.


Jet stream

A high-velocity narrow stream of winds, usually found near the upper limit of the troposphere, which flows generally from west to east.


Judgment

The mental process of recognizing and analyzing all pertinent information in a particular situation, a rational evaluation of alternative actions in response to it, and a timely decision on which action to take.


Jet stream

A quasi-horizontal stream of winds 50 knots or more concentrated within a narrow band embedded in the westerlies in the high troposphere.


Jet route

A route designated to serve flight operations from 18,000 feet MSL up to and including FL 450.


Jet stream

A high-velocity narrow stream of winds, usually found near the upper limit of the troposphere, which flows generally from west to east.


Judgment

The mental process of recognizing and analyzing all pertinent information in a particular situation, a rational evaluation of alternative actions in response to it, and a timely decision on which action to take.


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