Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

For suggesting that tags on the site be linked together as synonyms

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Do we need the [gnss-gps] tag?

I noticed that we seem to have two tags for the Global Positioning System: [gps] and [gnss-gps]. These two tags seem to have exactly the same meaning—namely, the Global Positioning System, which is a ...
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Tag synonym for CSeries

I created the new airbus-a220 tag, can we have the older existing cseries (x5) become a synonym of that?
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Do we really need the airspace classes tags?

I think they were created recently, and they are rarely (sometimes not) used, compared to the main 'airspace' tag. My thinking is, for example, if I tag a question with Class-C, Class-C is not the ...
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Should 'sound' tag be a synonym of 'noise'?

Should sound (x4) tag be a synonym of noise (x71)?
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Should 'aerodrome' tag be a synonym of 'airport'?

Should aerodrome (x6) tag be a synonym of airport (x298)?
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Should “flight-dynamics” be a synonym of “aircraft-physics”?

There is currently a tag synonym suggestion that would like to see flight-dynamics as a synonym of aircraft-physics. Do we want to accept this? Are there better alternatives?
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Should “trim” and “trim-tab” tags be merged?

I recently edited this question to add the trim tag. I noticed there is another tag named trim-tab with almost identical description. Is there a reason to keep them both around?
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“Inlet” and “Intake”: Synonyms?

Currrently both inlet and intake have a fair amount of questions. Neither had a tag wiki and the questions on both seem to have the same subjects. Is there any reason they shouldn't be made synonyms?
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2 synonyms request for crop dusting (aerial-application)

We have questions about crop dusting, yet no tags, and I can't think of one tag without the need for a synonym. crop-dusting aerial-application (the currently used term according to Wikipedia) ...
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Should we make the crash-investigation tag a synonym for accident-investigation?

Today, we have these two tags: accident-investigation - 37 questions crash-investigation - 16 questions I propose that we make crash-investigation a synonym for accident-investigation. "Accident ...
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Can we merge [icao-recommendations] into [icao-sarps] and make it a synonym?

This question is related to discussion from the ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices question from about a month ago. A bit before that question, the icao-sarps tag was created, in addition to the ...
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Should there be a new tag for Airman Certification Standards?

We have an "Airman-certification" tag, but with the new distinction of the old "Practical Test Standards" currently being phased out, and the new "Airman Certification Standards" which seem to be ...
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Why do you have to have votes on a tag before you can suggest a synonym?

Looking through the pages of tags I noticed many that are the same. An example are the tags usaf and us-air-force. At this point nobody has made a synonym for them. I was surprised to find that I can'...
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Rename [online-radar] to [online-tracking]

Could online-radar be renamed to online-tracking without having to retag questions? Or create online-tracking and create a synonym?
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Is the “airlines” tag needed?

airlines Current definition: Companies or organizations that transport passengers and/or cargo by air. airline-operations Current definition: Refers to questions asking about airline practices,...
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Merging [eu] and [european-union]

Tags eu and european-union have identical descriptions: For questions specifically related to the EU, but not specifically to a member nation Although the latter category has more questions ...
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Merging [aircraft-identification] and [aircraft-recognition]

There are currently two tags with the same meaning, with most questions belonging to the former: aircraft-identification and aircraft-recognition. One of the few questions in the latter category is ...
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Proposed [specific-incident] / [specific-accident] tags

There are currently a few tags in use relating to specific incidents, e.g. mh370-incident, us1549-incident, tam3054-incident and lot16-incident. There were also a number of others that I created and ...
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The tags [radio] and [radio-communications] should be synonymized or clarified

Currently, we have [radio] and [radio-communications]. The radio tag has a much shorter tag info, and it seems to be basically the same as radio communications. There are 11 questions tagged radio and ...
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Synonym [maintenance] -> [aircraft-maintenance]

Two tags currently exist for what seems the same purpose, with 10 and 45 questions, respectively. I propose we keep aircraft-maintenance and make maintenance a synonym, or just burninate it entirely.
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Synonym [phraseology] -> [terminology]

There are currently 2 tags with the same meaning, with approximately 20 questions in each: phraseology and terminology. Can these be merged into terminology and a synonym added from phraseology?
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Synonym request [tag:svfr] for [tag:special-vfr]

I am missing the required 5 upvotes, so if a moderator could kindly create the synonym svfr for special-vfr, this would be appreciated. Related: Is there a way to automatically link tags, i.e. If a ...
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Usage of “electrics” tag

First of all I'm not used to hearing the term "electrics." I'm willing to accept it as valid, but what should the usage be? Is it a synonym of "electronics", or "electricity", or something different?
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Ambiguity of the DGCA tag

I just stumbled across a dgca-regulations tag. According to the description it is for question related to regulations by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India. While the tag-wiki ...
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Synonym request for [n-number] -> [aircraft-registration]

Could a mod create n-number as a synonym of aircraft-registration? Unless anyone thinks otherwise?... It's a common expression State-side, right?
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Synonym request for [flightradar24] -> [online-radar]

I'm trying to suggest a synonym for flightradar24 -> online-radar, but I'm getting this error message: Since this cannot be suggested, but it can be added outright by a mod, Bret suggested that ...
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Why do we need electronics?

From Wikipedia: Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft. Avionic systems include communications, navigation, the display and management of ...
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Tags airman-certification and flight-training are inconsistent

So we have the following two tags: airman-certification Airman Certification is for questions related to obtaining certificates and ratings for all flight crew members, mechanics, repairmen, ...
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UAV is the technically correct term

Currently, the tag drones has been created. The term drone is a commonly used phrase but is not the technically accurate term which is what should be used on Aviation.SE. Unmanned aerial vehicle or ...