DEMO Glossary


This is a short DEMO glossary also showing the auto-linking capability for the lessons.

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MAP


MAP

MAnifold Pressure is pressure in the intake manifold before the intake valve. It is a measure of how much the throttle is opened.

It is almost always measured in inches or mercury (in.Hg)

Combined with the RPM it provides the power setting information for a piston engine.


Entry link: MAP

MTOM


MTOM

Maximum Take-Off Mass

The maximum takeoff mass also known as maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) of an aircraft is the maximum mass at which the pilot of the aircraft is allowed to attempt to take off, due to structural or other limits.

This mass is absolute and does not vary with atmospheric conditions, flap settings or anything else.


Entry link: MTOM