List of abbreviations

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A

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
A/C Aircraft
A/P Autopilot
ADF Atomatic direction finder
AFCS Automatic Flight Control System
AGL Above Ground Level
ALT Altitude
ATC Air Traffic Control
ATIS Automatic Terminal Information Service
AWACS Airborne Warning And Control System

B

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
BRT Brightness

C

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
CDU Control Display Unit

D

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
DME Distance measuring equipment
DTG Distance to go

E

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
EAT Estimated Arrival Time
EDT Estimated Departure Time
EICAS Engine Indication and Crew Alerting System
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival

F

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
FDM Flight Dynamics Model
FL Flight Level

G

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
GA Go-Around
GA General Aviation
GAR Go-Around
GPS Global Positioning System

H

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
HDG Heading
HUD Head up display

I

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
IATA International Air Transport Association
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organisation
IFR Instrument flight rules
ILS Instrument Landing System

J

K

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
KIAS Knots Indicated Airspeed

L

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
LTA Lighter than Air

M

N

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
ND Navigational Display

O

P

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
PAPI Precision Approach Path Indicator


Q

R

S

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
STOL Short take off and landing
STOVL Short take off and vertical landing

T

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
TACAN Tactical Air Navigation
THDG True Heading

U

V

Abbreviation Meaning(s)
VOR VHF Omnidirectional Radio Range
VSI Vertical speed indicator
VTOL Vertical take off and landing

W

X

Y

Z