Aviation Dictionary

On this page you will find a searchable and comprehensive alphabetical list of aviation terms. You can help us make it the most comprehensive list in the world. If we have missed anything, click on the ‘send us your word’ button to send us your word, acronym or definition and we will consider adding it to our dictionary.

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Variable Pitch Propeller

A propeller which has the ability to change its pitch in flight, either automatically or manually by the pilot,  which reduces drag and increases performance

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