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01 Aeronautics (General)

Includes general research topics related to manned and unmanned aircraft and the problems of flight within the Earth's atmosphere. Also includes manufacturing, maintenance, and repair of aircraft. For specific topics in aeronautics see categories 02 through 09. For information related to space vehicles see 12 Astronautics.


Aeronautics – The science and art of designing, constructing, and operating aircraft. AGARD Multilingual Aeronautical Dictionary, 1980.

NASA Interest

Exhaustive Interest : Aircraft production and new technologies related to maintenance and repair of aircraft; general discussions of atmospheric flight and aircraft, both manned and unmanned.

Negative Interest : Military deployment and tactics for aircraft.


Input Subjects of Specific Interest

  • aeronautics
  • aircraft maintenance
  • aircraft manufacturing
  • aircraft production
  • aircraft repair
  • maintenance (aircraft)