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Glossary — K

K Kerosene (tanker UK designator).

Ka Kamov (Russian design bureau).

KAI Korean Aerospace Industries (South Korea).

kbit One thousand bits of memory.

Kevlar Aramid fibre used as basis of high-strength composites material.

kg Kilogram (2.20462 lb).

kitbuilt Prefabricated aircraft for amateur assembly.

KK Kabushiki Kaisha (Japanese company constitution

km/h Kilometres per hour.

kN KiloNewtons (Nx103). See N.

knot 1 n mile per hour (1.852 km/h; 1.15078 mph).

Krueger flap Hinges down and then forward from be the leading-edge.

kVA Kilovolt-amperes.

kW Kilowatt, SI measure of all forms of power (not just electrical). Equal to 1000 Watts.