Acronyms


ACE

Aeroelastic Concept Engineering (Project)

AESA

Atmospheric Effects of Stratospheric Aircraft

AMLCDs

active matrix liquid crystal displays

APSE

aero/propulsive/servo/elastic


CICT

Certification Issues Coordination Team

CMC

ceramic matrix composite


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FAR

Federal Aviaiton Regulations

FAST

full-scale advanced supersonic technology (demonstrator aircraft)

FY

fiscal year


HDTV

high-definition television

HSCT

high speed civil transport

HSR

High Speed Research


ITD

Integrated Technology Development


JADC

Japan Aircraft Development Corporation


L/D

lift-to-drag ratio

LPP

lean premixed prevaporized (combustor)


MTOW

maximum takeoff weight



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