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Word of the Month — Descent
By Ian Brown, Editor
January 2021 – Descent — The act of decreasing aircraft altitude, typically to a designated level.
My Dynon autopilot does a wonderful job of descending to a designated altitude, especially when I set an altitude bug to circuit altitude, and it only cost me $1,500.
I chose this word because my "spelling brain" wondered, no wait, isn't that decent? So here's the scoop. De-scent smells like scent. Sounds like it too. Decent sounds like dee-sunt. It would have been indecent to think otherwise, especially in descent. Descending at an ill-advised rate could be thought of as an indecent descent, especially if you're not correctly attired.
Now I've descended to my designated level of indecency, let's just move on!