temporary deafness and pain arising from traumatic inflammation of the middle ear, caused by a rapid change in barometric pressure, as a rise in ambient cabin pressure in an aircraft descending from high altitude for landing.
aerotitis media aer·o·ti·tis me·di·a (âr’ə-tī’tĭs mē’dē-ə)
An acute or chronic traumatic inflammation of the middle ear caused by differences between the pressure in the tympanic cavity and the ambient pressure. Also called barotitis media.
to (an aircraft) through the air. the act of aerotowing.
an experimental high-speed that rides on a cushion of air over a concrete guide track in the shape of an inverted T and is propelled by one or more propellers or jet engines.
relating to navigation of aircraft above the ocean. Historical Examples Piston rings are semi-steel rings of aeromarine special design. Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag