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  1. 1. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) AAA All Aviation Abbreviations Flying In Europe Second Edition - May 2005 © 2004-05 Flying in Europe – Belgium ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 1
  2. 2. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) -1-9- AAME : Association of Aviation Medical Examiners AAP : Advanced Automation Program AAA All Aviation Abbreviations AAPA: Association of Asia Pacific Airlines 1 PPS : One Pulse Per Second AAR : Airport Acceptance Rate or Airport Arrival Rate 1 :1 : One-to-one relationship AAR : Air-to-Air Refuelling 1 :M : One-to-Many relationship AAS : Advanced Automation System (the end systems for 16PF : Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire all FAA air traffic control, located at the ARTCCs 2D : Two Dimensional AASA : Air Lines Association of Southern Africa 3D : Three Dimensional AASC : Airport Authorities Steering Committee 3D : Palair Macedonian (airline) AASI : Aeronautical Applications Service Interface 4D : Four Dimensional AASR : Airways and Airport Surveillance Radar 4D FMS : 4D Flight Management System AAT : Alpha Attenuation Test 4D-NAV : 4D Navigation AATF : Airworthiness Assurance Task Force 4DTN : 4D Trajectory Negotiation AATMS : Advanced Air Traffic Management System 4-MASt : 4-MAST group AATT : Advanced Aviation Transportation Technology 5LNC : Five Letter Name Code AAUI : Aeronautical Applications User Interface 5-ST-RSG : 5-States Route Structure Group AB : Action Button (mouse) 5-STRSSG : 5-States Route Structure Steering Group ABAS : Aircraft-based Augmentation System 5-SRSWG : 5-States Route Structure Working Group ABC : ATC Bypass Complex 8.33 CP : 8.33 Contact Person ABET : Airspace Behavioural Engineering Technology 8.33 PMC : 8.33 Programme Management Cell ABFG : ATM Basic Functions Sub-Group 8.33 State : A State initially implementing 8.33 kHz ABI : Advance Boundary Information channel spacing ABM : Abeam ABN : Aerodrome Airport Beacon -A- ABPSK : Aviation Binary Phase Shift Keying ABT : About A : Amber ABV : Above A : Ampere AC : Air Canada A : At or Above (constrained altitude) AC : Alternating Current A : Autotuned NAVAID AC : Altocumulus A : Austria AC : Assessment Centre A SMGCS : Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and AC : Assistant Controller Control Systems AC : Advisory Circular A/A : Air/Air ACA : Air Traffic Centre Architecture A/C, a/c : Aircraft ACA : Airport Co-ordinators Association A/D : Analog-to-Digital ACA : Airspace Control Activity A/D Converter : Analogue-to Digital Converter ACA : AUP / UUP Composition application (software) A/G : Air-Ground ACA : Austrian Cockpit Association A/I : Accident(s)/Incident(s) ACAC : Arab Civil Aviation Council A/l : Anti-ice Acad : Academic establishments A/L : Auto Land ACAD : Auto Computer Aided Design (Operator-Input + A/P : Autopilot Display System) A/T : Autothrottle ACAG : Airspace Co-ordination Agencies AA : American ACAM : Airport Capacity Airside Modelling AA : Approved agency ACAMS : Aircraft Condition Analysis and AAA : Advanced ATC System Amsterdam AAA : Asian Airliners Association Management System AAA : (or AAB, AAC...etc., in sequence) Amended ACARS : Aircraft Communications, Addressing and meteorological message (message type designator) Reporting System AAATS : Australian Advanced Air Traffic Services ACARS ARINC communications and address reporting AAC : Alpha Attenuation Coefficient system (digital communications system used primarily for AAC : Aeronautical Administration Communication (a class aircraft-to-airline messages) of communication which supports administrative ACARS MU ACARS Management Unit communication) ACAS : Airborne Collision Avoidance System AAC : Airline Administrative Communication ACAS I : Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Version 1 AACC : Airport Associations Co-ordinating Council ACAS II : Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Version 2 AACE : Airfield Approach Control Element ACAS III : Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Version 3 AACI : Airports Association Council International ACASA : ACAS Analysis AACO : Arab Air Carriers Organisation ACATF : ATC Centre Communications Architecture Task AAD : Assigned Altitude Deviation Force AAF : ATM Added Functions ACB : Aeroclub AAFCE : Allied Air Forces Central Europe ACC : Area Control Centre AAFG : ATM Added Functionality Sub-Group ACC Controller : Area Controller AAG : AIS Automation Group ACC Loop : Anticipation-Action-Comparison Loop AAGDI / AGADE : Automated Air/Ground Data ACCA : Air Charters Carriers Association Interchange ACCC : Australian Competition and Consumer AAH : Autonomous Aircraft Hybrid Commission AAIB : Air Accident Investigation Branch (UK equivalent of ACCEL : Accelerate NTSB) ACCESS : Aircraft Control Console for Experiments and AAIM : Aircraft Autonomous Integrity Monitoring Simulations Studies AAIS : Automated AIS ACCID : Notification of an aircraft accident AAL : Above Aerodrome level ACC-PC : ACC Planning Controller AALS : Advanced Approach and Landing System ACCS : Air Command and Control System AAM : Airbus Asset Management ACC-TC : ACC Tactical Controller AAM : Airline Administration Message ACCUM : Accumulate ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 1
  3. 3. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) ACDAC : Asociacion Colombiana de Aviadores Civiles ADC : Air Data Computer ACDMD : Air Collaborative Decision Making Demonstrator ADC : Analog to Digital Converter ACE : Allied Command Europe ADCA : Air Defence Classification Area ACE : Altimeter Control Equipment ADCE : Aircraft Data Circuit-Terminating Equipment ACE : ATC Communications Environment ADCP : Air Defence Command Post ACF : Area Control Facility. See ACC or ARTC ADD : Architectural Design Document ACFS : Advanced Concepts Flight Simulator (a generic ADD : Average Delay per Delayed Flight "glass cockpit") ADDI : Automated Digital Data Interchange (ICAO) ACFT : Aircraft ADDN : Addition or Additional ACG : Advanced ATS Concept Group ADDR : Address ACG : Advanced Concept Group ADE : Air Defence Element ACG : ATN/CNS Consultation Group ADE : Autonomous Display Equipment ACG : ATS System Concept Working Group ADEG : ATS Data Exchange Group ACG : Austro Control GmbH ADEP : Aerodrome of Departure ACH : ATC Flight Plan Change Message ADES : Aerodrome of Destination ACH : ATC Flight Plan Change ADEXA : Air Defence Exercise Area ACI : Airports Council International ADEXP : ATS Data Exchange Presentation (message ACI : Area of Common Interest format used for IFPS) ; ATS Data Exchange Program ACID : Aircraft Identification (ICAO) Format ACIPLA : Asociacian Civil de Pilotos de Lineas Aereas ADF : Automatic Direction Finder (Uruquay) ADFL : Augmented Dynamic Flight Leg ACK : Acknowledge(ment) message ADIRS : Air Data Inertial Reference System ACL : Altimeter Check Location ADGE : Air Defence Ground Environment ACL : ATC Clearances ADJ : Adjacent ACM : Acceptance of (Radar) Co-ordination Message ADI : Aerodrome Control Instrument ACM : Acceptable Means of Compliance ADI : Attitude Director lndicator ACM : Airspace Control Measures ADI : Attitude Display Indicator ACM : ATC Communication Management ADIDS : Advanced Data & Image Distribution System ACMS : Aircraft Condition Monitoring System (CCTV Application) ACN : Aircraft Classification Number ADIRS : Air Data Inertial Reference System ACN : Airspace Co-ordination Notification ADIRU : Air Data Inertial Reference Unit ACN : Austrian Communication Network ADIS : Automatic dependent surveillance and Data Link ACNZ : Airways Corporation of New Zealand Interim System ACO : Airspace Co-ordination Order ADIS : Automatic dependent surveillance and Data Link ACOD : Area Conflict Detection Interim System ACP : Accept Message ADIS (P) : Automated Data Interchange System (Panel) - ACP : Acceptance Message ICAO ACP : African, Caribbean and Pacific States ADIZ : Air Defence Identification Zone ACP : Aircraft Control Position (window) ADLP : Aircraft Data Link Processor (the Mode S ACP : Airspace Control Plan subnetwork function onboard the aircraft that implements ACP : Airspace Crossing Acceptance Message the OSI network layer protocols) ACP : Allied Communications Publication ADM : Administrative / Administration ACP : Azimuth Change/Count Pulses ADM : Aeronautical Decision Making ACP : Area Control Procedural ADM : Average Delay per Movement ACPO : Aircraft Position Operator ADM : Airborne Data Bus ACPSC : Advisory Committee on Procurement and Sales ADM : Air Data Module Contracts (Eurocontrol/DF) ADMA : Aviation Distributors and Manufacturers ACPT : Accept or Accepted Association ACR : Air Carrier ADMD : Airspace Data Management & Distribution ACR : Atlantic Co-ordinated Route ADNC : Air Defence Notification Centre (GR) ACRPWG : Aircraft Crash Recovery Procedures Working ADNS : Aeronautical Radio Incorporated Data Network Group Service ACS : Advanced Communication System ADOC : Air Defence Operations Centre ACS : Airspace Control System ADOLT : Air Defence Liaison Team ACS : Area Control Surveillance ADORA : Analysis and Definition of the Operational ACSA : Allied Communications Security Agency Requirements for ATM ACSE : Application Control Service Element ADP : Activity Predictor Display ACT : Active ADP : ATFM Daily Plan ACT : Activation message designator ADP : Automated Data Processing or Auxiliary Data ACT : ATC Activation message Processing ACT/LAM : Activation Message / Logical ADPG : ATM Data Processing Sub-Group Acknowledgement Message ADR : Advisory Route ACTF : Aeronautical Charting Task Force ADR : Air Data Reference ACU : Airspace / Antenna Control Unit. See BSU ADR : Airfield Damage Repair AD : Administrative Domain (ENOC) ADR : Average Delay per Regulated Flight AD : Aerodrome ADREP : Accident/Incident Reporting System AD : Air Defence ADRS : Air Defence Radar Site AD : Airworthiness Directive ADS : Air Data System AD : CFMU/FDOD - Airspace Data Section ADS : Automatic Dependent Surveillance ADA : Advisory Area ADS-A : Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Addressed ADAGES : Action Plan Definition on the Basis of ADS-B : Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Architecture studies from GAAS for EATMS ADS-C : Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract ADAP : Automated Downlink of Airborne Parameters ADS-P : Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Panel (ICAO) ADAPT : ATS Data Acquisition, Processing and Transfer ADS-R : Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Report Panel (ICAO) ADSEL : Address Selective SSR System (UK) ADC : Air Defence Centre / Command ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 2
  4. 4. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) ADSIA : Allied Data Systems Interoperability Agency AFPA : Automated Flight Plan to Track Association ADSP : ADS Processor AFPL : ADEXP Filed Flight Plan ADSP : Automatic Dependent Surveillance Panel (ICAO) AFRAA : African Airlines Association ADSU : ADS Unit AFS : Advanced Functional Simulator ADT : Air Data Tester AFS : Aeronautical Fixed Services ADT : Approved Departure Time AFS : Automatic Flight System ADTI : Additional Technical Information (ODS - ESCO) AFSATCOM : Airborne Satellite Communication ADUG : Airport Database User Group AFT : After (time or place) ADV : Aerodrome Control Visual AFTN : Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network ADVON : Advanced Echelon AFW : Area Flows Window ADZ : Advise AFWA : Automatic Flight Weather Advisory ADZD : Advised AGA : Aerodromes and Ground Aids ADZY : Advisory AGARD : Advisory Group on Aeronautical Research and AE : ATM Engineering Developments AE : Application Entity AGAS : European Action Group for ATM Safety AE : United Arab Emirates (ISO Country Code) AGATE :Advanced General Aviation Transport AEA : Association of European Airlines Experiments AECB : Atomic Energy Control Board AGC : Automatic Gain Control (VCS) AECG : ACAS Evaluation and Co-ordination Group AGCS : Air-Ground Communication System AFCS Automatic Flight Control System AGCSG : Air/Ground Communication Sub-Group Meeting AEEC : Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee AGDC : Air/Ground Data Communications AEFMP : Algeria, Spain, France, Maroc, Portugal Project AGDC-SG : Air/Ground Data Communications Sub Group. AEGIS : Airborne Early Warning Ground Environment See AGSG Integrated Segment AGDC-TF : Air/Ground Data Communications-TF (ODT) AEGIS : ATM European Group for Improvement of AGDL : Air-Ground Data Link Scenarios AGDLS : Air-Ground Data Link System AEG-TFK : AEG-Telefunken AGL : Above Ground Level AEM : Airports & Environment Management (Eurocontrol) AGLAE : Air-Ground Data Link Applications AENA : Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegatión Aérea (ES) / Experimentation Spanish Airport and Air navigation Administration AGN : Again AERA : Automated En-Route Air Traffic Control AGN : Agenda AEREA : Association of European Research AGOD : Advisory Group on Deliverables Establishments in Aeronautics AGR : Agreement AEROSAT : Aeronautical Satellite Council AGSG : Air / Ground Data Communication Sub group AES : Aircraft / Airborne Earth Station (ICAO - ADS) AGVC-SG : Air/Ground Voice Communication Sub Group AES : ATC Engineering Section AHDG : Assigned Heading AES : Automatic Enhanced Surveillance AHEAD : Automation and Harmonisation of European AEV : Annual Equivalent Value Aeronautical Data AEW : Airborne Early Warning AHGSO : Ad Hoc Group of Senior Officials AEWPD : Adapted EATM Work Programme Document AHMI : Airborne Human Machine Interface AF : Air Force AHRS : Attitude and Heading Reference System AF : Air France (airline) AHS : American Helicopter Association AF : Audio Frequency (VCS) AI : Artificial Intelligence AF : DME Arc to a Fix (ARINC 424 Path Terminator) AI : Air India (airline) AFA : Association of Flight Attendants AIA : Aerospace Industries Association AFAS : Aircraft in the Future ATM System AIAA : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics AFAST : Active Final Approach Spacing Tool AIAA : Area of Intense Aerial Activity AFB : Air Force Base AIB : Aeronautical Information Bulletin (EAD) AFC : Airport Facilities Control (ICAO) AIC : Aeronautical Information Circular AFC : ATC Frequency Change (service) AICB : Air Initiated Comm-B Protocol AFCAC : African Civil Aviation Commission AICG : Ab Initio Co-ordination Group AFCNF : Air Force Central NOTAM Facility AICG : ACAS Implementation Co-ordination Group AFCS : Automatic Flight Control System AICG : Airport Interface Co-ordination Group AFD : Airport Facility Directory AICM : Aeronautical Information Conceptual Model (EAD) AFD : Associated Flight Details AID : Aid or Aircraft Identification AFDS : Autopilot Flight Director System (also A/P F/D) AIDA : Aeronautical Information and Data handling Austria AFFSC (E) : Air Forces Flight Safety Committee (Europe) AIDC : ATS Interfacility Data Communications (ICAO) AFG : Advisory Financial Group (ex-FCG/Eurocontrol) AIDS : Aircraft Integrated Data System AFI : Africa-Indian Ocean Region (ICAO) AIG : ACAS Implementation Group ; Automatic Input AFIL : Air Filed Flight Plan Generation AFIS : Airport/Aerodrome Flight Information Service AIG : Accident Investigation and Prevention AFISO : Aerodrome Flight information Service Officer AIL : Aeronautical Item Location Bank AFIZ : Aerodrome Flight information Zone AIM : Airman’s Information Manual AFL : Actual Flight Level AIM : ATFM Information Message AFL : Assigned Flight Level AIM-FANS : Airbus Interoperable Modular FANS AFM : Yes or Affirm or Affirmative or That is Correct AIMS : Airplane Information Management System (Boeing AFM : Airplane Flight Manual 777) AFMS : Advanced Flight Management System AIMS : Aircraft Integrated Monitoring (Information AFMSG : Audit and Financial Matters Sub-Group Management) System AFN : Air Traffic Services Facilities Notification AIP : Aeronautical Information Publication AFN: Airspace / Flow Management & Navigation Business AIPN : Appointing authority Division (Eurocontrol) AIR : Armament Initiative and Requirements AFP : Active Flight Plan Processing AIR 4653 : Aerospace Information Report 4653 - (Flight AFP : Area Forecast Panel Management Systems Review) AFP : ATC Flight Plan Proposal AIR : Air Control AIRAC : Aeronautical Information Regulation and Control ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 3
  5. 5. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) AIRCOM : Aircraft Communications AMD : Advisory Map Display AIREP : Air-Report (ICAO) AMD : Amend or Amended AIRMET : Air Meteorological Information Report which AMD : Arrival manager Display may affect the safety of low-level aircraft operations AMDP : Airspace Management Data Processing AIRPROX : The code word used in air traffic incident AMDP-TF : EATCHIP Airspace Management Data report to designate aircraft proximity (ICAO) Processing Task Force AIRS : Advanced Infrared Sounder AMDT : Amendment (ICAO) AIS : Aeronautical Information Services AMDWP : Aeromedical Working Party AISAP : AIS Automation Specialist Panel AME : ATM Message Exchange AISAS : Aeronautical Information Services Automated AMEG : Air Miss Evaluation Group System AMGR : Airport Manager AISC : Aeronautical Mobile Communications System AMHS : Aeronautical Message Handling Service Panel AMI : Airline Modifiable Information AISC : Aeronautical Industry Service Communication AMI : Administrative and Management Information AISG : AIS Automation Group Software AISPOP : AIS Planning and Operations Subgroup AMID : Approach Multi-Input Device (ODID) AISS : Aeronautical Information Server System AMJ : Advisory Material Joint AIS-TF : AIS Training Task Force AMLCD : Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display AISU : Aeronautical Information Service Unit AML (WP) : Airfield Markings and Lighting (Working Party) AITSC : Administrative IT Steering Committee AMN : Airspace Management and Navigation (EATM Unit) AIXM : Aeronautical Information Exchange Model AMOC : ATFM Air Traffic Flow Management AKARD : Available Knowledge And required system AMOC : ATFM Modelling Capability Research and Development AMOS : Automatic Meteorological Observing System AL : Aircraft Label AMOS : ARTAS Maintenance and Operational Support AL : Albania (ISO Country Code) organisation AL : Alerting Service AMOSS : Airline Maintenance and Operation Support AL : Allegheny System ALA : Alighting Area AMPS : American Mobile Phone System ALB : Alternative Label AMS : Aeronautical Mobile Service ALCC : Airlift Central Co-ordination Centre AMS : Airspace Management Service ALCE : Airlift Control Element AMS : ATC Model-Simulations Studies ALCM : Air Launched Cruise Missile AMS(R)S : Aeronautical Mobile Satellite (Route) Service ALD : Airlift Division AMSC : Allied Military Security Code ALERFA : Alert Phase AMSL : Above Mean Sea Level Alert : Alert phase AMSS : Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Services Alert Indicator : (visual or auditory) which provides AMSS : Aeronautical Mobile Satellite System information to the flightcrew in a timely manner about an AMSS : Automatic Message Switching System event requiring pilot awareness. AMSSP : Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Service Panel ALIM : Altitude Limit (Positive RA Altitude Threshold) AMT : ADS Mediterranean Trials ALLA : Allied Long Lines Agency AMTI : Adaptive Moving Target Indicator ALMC : Airlift Movement Cell AN : Access Node (RMCDE) ALO : Air Force Liaison Officer ANA : Aeroportos e Navegaçao Aérea (PT) ALPA : Air Line Pilots Association ANA All Nippon Airways ALR : Alerting message ANA-EP : Aeroportos e Navegaçao Aérea Empresa ALRS : Alerting Service Pública (PT) ALRT : Alert ANC : Access Network Computer ALS : Approach Lighting System ANC : Air Navigation Commission / Conference (ICAO) ALS : Architecture Layer Structure (ISO) ANCAT : Abatement of Nuisances Caused by Air ALS : Automatic Line Switch (RMCDE) Transport (ECAC environmental policy committee (ENV : ALS : Automatizovany Letisni System (CZ) / Automated AL) Airport System ANDRA : Advanced Node for Data Relay in ATN ALSTG : Altimeter Setting ANDS : ANS Department ALT : Airborne Link Terminal ANERC : Advanced New En-Route Centre (UK) ALT : Altitude ANM : ATFM Notification Message (CFMU / ECAC States) ALT : Alternate ANOVA : Analysis of Variance ALTM : Altimeter ANP : Actual Navigation Performance ALTN : Alternate Aerodrome ANP : Air Navigation Plan ALTNLY : Alternately ANPP : Air Navigation Plan Publication ALT HOLD : Altitude Hold Mode ANS : Air Navigation Service ALTRV : Altitude Reservation System ANS : Answer AM : Aeromexico ANS/CR : Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic AM : Airspace Management ANSA : International Advisory Group Air Navigation AM : Amplitude Modulation Services AM : Armenia (ISO Country Code) ANSEP : Air Navigation Services Economics Panel (ICAO) AM : Arrival Manager ANSI : American National Standards Institute AM : Attribute Modification ANSIR : Advanced Navigation System Inertial Reference AMA : Area Minimum Altitude ANSO : Air Navigation Services Offices (Irish aviation AMA : Airlift Management Agency authority) AMAN : Arrival Manager (APATSI) ANSP : Air Navigation Service Provider AMC : Airspace Management Cell ANT : Airspace and Navigation Team AMC : ATC Microphone Check (service) AO : Aircraft Operator AMC : Avionics Maintenance Conference AO : Airlines Operator AMC/CADF : Airspace Management Cell - ECAC AO : Arrival Operations Centralised Airspace Data Function AO : ATM Operations AMCP : Aeronautical Mobile Communication Panel (ICAO) AOA : Aircraft Operating Agency (e.g. Airlines) AMD : Administrative Management Domain AOA : Angle-of-Attack ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 4
  6. 6. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) AOA : Airport Operations Area APOD : Airport of Debarkation AOB : Air Order of Battle APP : Approach Centre / Control (office/service) AOB : Angle of Bank APP controller/director : Approach controller/director AOC : Advanced Operational Capability App. : Appendix AOC : Aerodrome Obstruction/Obstacle Chart APPA-SG : ATFM Policies and Principles Advisory Sub- AOC : Aeronautical Operational Communications Group AOC : Aircraft Operating Company APP-ASS : Approach-Assistant AOC : Aircraft Operations Centre (ICAO) APPR : Approach/Approach Mode AOC : Airline Operation Control APR : Automatic Position Reporting AOC Aeronautical Operation Control (communications APRT : Airport which support safety and regularity of flight that normally APRX : Approximate or Approximately take place between aircraft and the operator) APS : Approach Control Surveillance AOC : Assume of Control (ODID) APSG : ACAS Programme Steering Group AOC : Auxiliary Output Chip APSG : After Passing AOC : Aeronautical Operational Control APT : Airport(s) AOC : Air Operator's Certificate APT : Airspace Planning Team became ANT (March 94) AOC : Airline Operational Communications APU : Auxiliary Power Unit AOCC : Aircraft Operator Control Centre APV : Approve or Approved or Approval AOCI : Airport Operators Council International APW : Area Proximity Warning AOCP : Airborne Operational Computer Programme AQAP : Allied Quality Assurance Publication AOCS Attitude and Orbit Control System AQG : Agency Quality Group AOCU : Aircraft Operator Control Unit AQP : Advanced Qualification Programme AOF : AIS Office (EAD) A-QPSK : Aviation Quadrature Phase Shift Keying AOF : Allocation of Functions AR : Agency Representative (CIP) AOG : Aircraft On Ground AR : Air Route AOI : Aircraft Operations Information AR : Automatic Reminder AOI : Area of Operational Interest AR : Argentina (ISO Country Code) AOI : AIS Office AR-1 : Approach Radar 1 AOIS : Aeronautical Operational Information System ARAC Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee AOM : Aircraft Operations Manual ARB : Authoritative Representative Body AOP : Aeronautical OSI Profile ARC 2000 : Automatic Radar Control for the 21st Century AOPA : Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations (CEE) AOPG : Aerodrome Operations Group (ICAO) ARC : Airlift Requirement Centre AOPTF : Aerodrome Operations Task Force arc : assigned rate of climb/descent AOR : Area of Responsibility ARC : Advanced Research for/in Air Traffic Control AOR : Atlantic Ocean Region (ICAO) ARC (ARCH) : CFMU – Archive System AOR-E : Atlantic Ocean Region - East (ICAO) ARCC : Air Rescue Co-ordination Centre AORTF : ATM Added Functionality Operational ARCH : Archives and Quality Control System Requirements Task Force ARCID : Aircraft Identification AOR-W : Atlantic Ocean Region - West (ICAO) ARCOS : Arrival Co-ordination System AOS : Airport Operations Strategy Drafting Group ARCP : Air Refuelling Control Point AOT : Airport Operations Team ARDEP : Analysis / Assessment of Research and AOU : Aircraft Operator Unit Development in Eurocontrol Programmes AOWIR : Aircraft Operator What-If Re-routing ARDRS : Automatic Radar Data Recording System AOWP : Airport Operations Work Plan ARDS : ATM Architecture and overall system engineering AP : Airport ARETA : ATM with RNAV in Extended Terminal Area AP : Auto-Pilot ARFA : Allied Radio Frequency Agency AP : Application Process ARFF : Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting APA Allied Pilots Association ARFOR : Area Forecast APANPIRG : Asia/Pacific Air Navigation Planning and ARH : Architecture Implementation Regional Group ARIBA : ATM system safety criticality Raised Issues in APAPI : Abbreviated Precision Approach Path Indicator Balancing Actors Responsibility APATSI : Airport / Air Traffic Systems Interface (ECAC) ARINC : Aeronautical Radio Incorporated (a nonprofit APB : APATSI Project Board corporation owned by member airlines to define form, fit APC : Aeronautical Passenger Communications / and functions of avionics equipment) Correspondence ARINC 306 : Guidance For Designers Of Aircraft- APC : Aeronautical Public Correspondence Electronic Installations APC : Assistant Planning Controller ARINC 307 : Aircraft Integrated Data System Wire Bundle APCH : Approach Provisions APD : Activity Predictor Display ARINC 404A : Air Transport Equipment Cases And APDLC : Aircraft Proximity Data Link Communication Racking (ICAO) ARINC 406A : Airborne Electronic Equipment APDSG : ATM Procedures Development Sub-Group ARINC 408A : Air Transport Indicator Cases And Mounting APE : Analysis Programme for Evaluation ARINC 413A : Guidance For Aircraft Power Utilisation And API : Application Programming Interface Transient Protection APIRG : Africa-Indian Ocean Planning and Implementation ARINC 414 : General Guidance For Equipment And Regional Group (ICAO) Installation Engineers APL : Abbreviated Flight Plan ARINC 415 : Operation/Technical Guidelines On Failure APL : Applied Physics Laboratory Warning and Functional Test APL : ATC Flight Plan ARINC 419 : Digital Data System Compendium APLGT : Airport Lighting ARINC 421 : Guidance For Standard Subdivision of ATA APM : Architecture Project Management Spec 100 Numbering System for Avionics APMB : ACAS Programme Management Board ARINC 422 : Guidance For Modification Status Indicators APMS Automated Performance Measurement System & Avionics Service Bulletins APO : Airport Operator ARINC 424 : Navigation System Data Base APO : Aircraft Performance and Operations ARINC 429 : Mark 33 Digital Information Transfer System ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 5
  7. 7. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) ARINC 528 : Airborne Tape Recorder Description ARINC 533A : Airborne HF SSB/AM System ARINC 651 : Design Guidance For Integrated Modular ARINC 541 : Airborne Magnetic Flight Data Recorder Electronics ARINC 542 : Airborne Oscillograph Flight Data Recorder ARINC 659 : Backplane Data Bus for Integrated Modular ARINC 542A : Digital Flight Data Recorder Avionics ARINC 551 : Airborne Glide Slope Receiver - Mark 2 ARINC 701 : Flight Control Computer System ARINC 557 : Airborne Voice Recorder ARINC 702 : Flight Management Computer, Supplement 4 ARINC 559A : Mark 2 Airborne HF SSB/AM System &5 ARINC 561 : Air Transport Inertial Navigation System - ARINC 703 : Thrust Control Computer INS ARINC 704 : Inertial Reference System, Supplement 6 ARINC 566 : Airborne VHF Communications Transceiver ARINC 705 : Altitude and Heading Reference System And Mark 1 VHF SATCOM System (AHRS) ARINC 566A : Mark 3 VHF Communications Transceiver ARINC 706 : Subsonic Air Data System ARINC 569 : Airborne Distance Measuring Equipment ARINC 707 : Radio Altimeter, Supplement 6 ARINC 569 : Heading and Altitude Sensor (HAS) ARINC 708 : Airborne Weather Radar ARINC 571 : Inertial Reference System (INS) ARINC 709 : Airborne Distance Measuring Equipment, ARINC 572 : Mark 2 Air Traffic Control Transponder Supplement 8 ARINC 573 : Aircraft Integrated Data System (AIDS) Mark ARINC 709A : Precision Airborne Distance Measuring 2 Equipment ARINC 574 : Passenger Announcement, Entertainment & ARINC 710 : Mark 2 Airborne ILS Receiver Service Multiplex System ARINC 711 : Mark 2 Airborne VOR Receiver ARINC 575 : Mark 3 Subsonic Air Data System (Digital) ARINC 714 : Mark 3 Airborne SELCAL Systems ARINC 576 : Mark 4 Subsonic Air Data System ARINC 715 : Airborne Passenger Address Amplifier ARINC 577 : Audible Warning System ARINC 716 : Airborne VHF Communications Transceiver ARINC 578 : Airborne ILS Receiver ARINC 717 : Flight Data Acquisition And Recording ARINC 579 : Airborne VOR Receiver System ARINC 585 : Electronic Chronometer System ARINC 718 : Mark 3 ATC Transponder ARINC 591 : Quick Access Recorder For Aids System ARINC 719 : Airborne HF/SSB System (OAR) ARINC 720 : Digital Frequency/Function Selection for ARINC 592 : Airborne Passenger Tape Record Airborne ARINC 594 : Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) ARINC 722 : Electronic Equipment Protection Video ARINC 595 : Barometric Altitude Rate Computer System ARINC 596 : Mark 2 Airborne SELCAL System ARINC 723 : Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS) ARINC 597 : Aircraft Communications Addressing And ARINC 724 : Mark 2 Aircraft Communications Reporting System (ACARS) ARINC 724A : Mark 2 ACARS Avionics ARINC 597A : Enhanced ACARS Avionics ARINC 724B : Aircraft Communications Addressing and ARINC 59MA : Airborne Announcement Tape Reproducer Reporting System (ACARS) ARINC 600 : Air Transport Avionics Equipment Interfaces ARINC 725 : Electronic Flight Instruments (EFIS) ARINC 601 : Control/Display Interfaces ARINC 726 : Flight Warning Computer System ARINC 602 : Test Equipment Guidance ARINC 727 : Airborne Microwave Landing System ARINC 602A : Test Equipment Guidance ARINC 728 : Avionics Refrigeration and Cooling System ARINC 603 : Airborne Computer Data Loader (ARCS) ARINC 604 : Guidance For Design And Use Of built-In ARINC 729 : Analog And Discrete Data Converter System Test Equipment (BITE) ARINC 730 : Airborne Separator Assurance System ARINC 605 : Users Guide For ARINC 616 Avionics Subset ARINC 731 : Electronic Chronometer Of ATLAS Language ARINC 732 : Mark 2 Airborne Passenger Audio ARINC 606 : Guidance For Electrostatic Sensitive Device Entertainment Tape Reproducer, Supplement 1 Utilisation & Protection, Sup. 1 ARINC 735 : Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System ARINC 608 : Standard Modular Avionics Repair And Test (TCAS), Supplement 1 System (SMART) ARINC 737 : On Board Weight and Balance System. ARINC 609 : Design Guidance For Aircraft Electrical Supplement 1 Power Systems ARINC 738 : Air Data and Inertial Reference System ARINC 610 : Guidance For Design and Integration of (ADIRS) Aircraft Avionics Equipment In Simulators, Supplement 1 ARINC 739 : Multi-Purpose Control and Display Unit ARINC 611 : Guidance For The Design and Installation Of ARINC 740 : Multiple-Input Cockpit Printer Fuel Quantity Systems, Sup. 1 ARINC 7411P2 : Aviation Satellite Communication System ARINC 612 : BITE Glossary : Part 2 - Satellite Design ARINC 613 : Guidance for Using the Ada Programming ARINC 741P1 : Aviation Satellite Communication System : Language in Avionics Systems Part I- Aircraft Installation Provisions ARINC 614 : Standard Firmware Loader For Avionics ARINC 741P4 : Aviation Satellite Communications System Shops : Part 4 - Specification and Description Language ARINC 615 : Airborne Computer High Speed Data Loader, ARINC 742 : Design Guidance For Windshear Warning Supplement 3 and Guidance Equipment ARINC 616 : Avionics Subset of ATLAS Language ARINC 743 : Airborne Global Positioning System Receiver ARINC 620 : Data Link Ground System Standard And ARINC 743A : GPS/GLONASS Sensor Interface Specification ARINC 744 : Full Format Printer ARINC 622-1 : The ACARS Convergence Process ARINC 745 : Automatic Dependent Surveillance, ARINC 624 : Design Guidance For Onboard Maintenance Supplement 1 System ARINC 746 : Cabin Communications System, Supplement ARINC 626 : Standard ATLAS For Modular Test 1 ARINC 627 : Programmers Guide For Smart Systems ARINC 747 : Flight Data Recorder Using ARINC 626 ATLAS ARINC 748 : Communications Management Unit (CMU) ARINC 629 : Multi Tester Data Bus : Part 1 - Technical ARINC 750 : VHF Data Radio (VDR) Description ARINC 751 : Gate-Aircraft Terminal Environment Link ARINC 629 : Multi-Transmitter Data Bus (Gatelink) - Aircraft Side ARINC 631 : Aviation Packet Communications Functional ARINC 752 : TFTS Airborne Radio Sub-System ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 6
  8. 8. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) ARINC 753 : HF Data Link System ASE : Application Service Element ARINC 757 : Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR) ASECNA : Agency for the Safety of Air Navigation in Africa ARINC539A : Airborne 400 Hz AC Tape Reproducer and Madagascar ARLO : Air Liaison Officer ASEP : ACCS Surveillance Exploratory Prototype (NATO / ARM : ADS Report Message SHAPE) ARM : Air Request Message ASHTAM : NOTAM relating to volcanic and/or dust activity ARM : Anti Radiation Missile (ICAO) ARM : Armenia ASI : Aerospace Sciences Inc. ARMATS : State Closed Joint-Stock Company of ASI : Asia Region (ICAO) Armenian Air Traffic Services ASI Air Speed Indicator ARN : ATS Routes and Associated Navigation Means ASIC : Application-Specific Integrated Circuit ARN-1 (Table) : Basic ATS Route Network in the Lower ASM : Ad-hoc Schedule Message and Upper Airspace ASM : AirSpace Management ARN-2 (Table) : Radio Navigation Aids Associated with ASMAC : Automated System for Management of the Basic ATS Route Network Terminal Area and Aeronautical Information and Charting Instrument Approach Procedures ASMC : Airspace Management Communications ARN-V2 : ATS Route Network - Version 2 (ECAC, EATM) ASMGCS : Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and ARN-V3 : ATS Route Network - Version 3 (ECAC, EATM) Control Systems ARNG : Arrange ASMI : Airport Surface Movement Indicator ARO : Air Traffic Service Reporting Office ASMT : ATM Safety Monitoring Tool ARP : Aerodrome Reference Point ASMTF : Airspace Management Task Force ARP : Aerospace Recommended Practice ASN : Abstract Syntax Notation ARP : Automated Route Planning ASN 1 : Abstract Syntax Notation One ARPA : Advanced Research Project Agency ASNO : Approach Sequence Number ARPL : ADEXP Format Repetitive Flight Plans Message ASO : Air Surveillance Officer ARQ : Automatic error Correction ASOC : Air Sovereignty Operations Centre ARQ : Automatic Request Repeat ASOC : Army Support Operations Centre ARQ : Automatic Response to Query ASOP : Airspace Organisation and Procedures ARR : Arrive or Arrival or Arrival Message ASOS : Automatic Surface Observing System ARR SP : Arrival Sequence Planner ASP : Adjustable System Parameter ARS : Aeronautical Radio Navigation Service ASP : Aeronautical Fixed Service Systems Planning for ARS : Avoidance Routing Scheme Data Interchange Panel ARS : Special air-report (message type designator) ASP : Air Space ARSA : Airport Radar Serve Area ASP : AIRCOM Service Processor (SITA) ARSC : Air Rescue Sub Centre ASP : Arrival Sequence Planner ARSR : Air Route Surveillance Radar asp : assigned speed ARST :Arresting (specify (part of) aircraft arresting ASPH : Asphalt equipment) ASPP : Aeronautical Fixed Service Systems Planning for ART : Analysis and Replay Tool Data Interchange Panel ARTAS : Air Traffic Management Surveillance Tracker and ASQF : Application Specific Qualification Facility (part of Server System EGNOS) ARTAS TF : ARTAS Task Force ASR : Airport Surveillance Radar (TAR) ARTCC : Air Route Traffic Control Centre ASR : Altimeter Setting Region Artemis : An ESA experimental telecommunications ASRS : Aviation Safety Reporting System satellite hosting an EGNOS navigation transponder ASRT : Air Support Radar Team ARTES-9 : Advanced Research in Telecommunication ASSR : Assigned SSR code (FPPS/DECADE) Systems ASTA : Airport Surface Traffic Automation ARTS : Area Radar Training Squadron ASTER : Aviation Safety Targets for Effective Regulation ARTS : Automated Radar Terminal System ASTERIX : All-purpose Structured Eurocontrol Radar ARU : Archive to UNIX Information Exchange. ARU : Airspace Reservation Unit ASTP : ADS Studies and Trials Project AS : Airspeed ASW : Anti Submarine Warfare AS : Airspace ASW : Air Situation Window AS : Altostratus AT At (an altitude) AS, A-S : Anti-Spoofing AT : Actual Time Count Down ASA : Aircraft Situation Awareness AT : Air Transport ASA : Automated Support to ATC AT : At Time ASA : Automatic Slot Assignment AT…: At (following by time at which weather change is ASA System : Automatic Slot Assignment System forecast to occur) ASAP : Aircraft Separation Assurance Programme AT : Austria (ISO Country Code) ASAP : As soon as possible / practicable AT : Royal Air Maroc (airline) ASARS : Air Surveillance Airborne Radar System ATA : Actual Time of Arrival ASAS : Airborne Separation Assurance System ATA : Air Transport Association (of America) ASC : Ascend to or Ascending to ATAC : Airspace Traffic Data Capture ASCAP : Automatic SSR Code Assignment Procedure ATAF : Allied Tactical Air Force ASCB : Avionics Standard Communication Bus ATAFF : Air Traffic Arbitrated Free Flight ASCII : American Standard Code for Information ATAG : Air Transport Action Group Interchange / Exchange ATAR : Automatic Air Reporting ASCOT : Airport Slots Compliance Tools ATARS : Automatic Traffic Avoidance and Resolution ASDA : Accelerated Stop Distance Available System ASDAR : Aircraft to Satellite Data Relay ATAS : Air Traffic Advisory Service ASD : CFMU/ENGD - Architecture & System Design ATC : Air Traffic Control Section ATCA : Air Traffic Control Association (US) ASDE : Airport Surface Detection Equipment ATCA : Allied Tactical Communications Agency ASD-TF : Air Situation Display Task Force ATCA : Air Traffic Control Assistant ASE : Altimetry System Error ATCAP : Air Traffic Control Automation Panel (ICAO) ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 7
  9. 9. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) ATCAS : (Sweden) ATC Automated System CASA) ATCC : Air Traffic Control Centre ATO : Airborne Traffic Observation ATCC : Air Traffic Control Clearance ATOC : Allied Tactical Operations Centre ATCCC : Air Traffic Control Command Centre ATOPS : Advanced Transport Operating System ATCEUC : Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Co- ATOT : Actual Take Off Time ordination ATP : At…(time or place) ATCgram : Illustration in graph form of the main functional ATRAC : Air Navigation Services Employee Training levels of ATC systems Concept ATC-HMI : Air Traffic Control Human Machine Interface ATRACC : ATC System for Riga Area Control Centre ATCI : Airport ATC and Information systems ATRK : Alone Track Error ATCO : Air Traffic Controller or Air Traffic Control Officer ATS : Air Traffic Services ATCRBS : Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System ATS : Automatic Throttle System ATCRU : Air Traffic Control Radar Unit ATSA : Air traffic Services Authority (Bulgaria &Croatia) ATCS : Air Traffic Control Service AT-SAT : Air Traffic Selection and Training ATCS Advanced Train Control Systems ATSD : Air Traffic Situation Display ATCSCC Air Traffic Control System Command Center ATSC Air Traffic Service Communications ATCSQ : ATC Safety Questionnaire (Communications related to air traffic services. This ATCT : Airport Traffic Control Tower includes ATC, aeronautical and meteorological ATCU : Air Traffic Control Unit information, position reporting and services related to ATD : Actual Time of Departure safety and regularity of flight) ATD : Along Track Distance ATSEP : Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel ATDS : Airborne Tactical Data System ATSIS : Air Traffic Services Investigation System ATE : Automatic Test Equipment ATSN : Air Traffic Service Network ATFC : Air Traffic Flow Controller ATSO : Air Traffic Services Operator ATFM : Air Traffic Flow Management ATSORA : Air Traffic Services Outside Regulated ATFM : CFMU/DEVD - ATFM Application Section Airspace ATFMC : Air Traffic Flow Management Communications ATSP : Air Traffic Service Providers ATFMO : Air Traffic Flow Management Organisation ATSSD : ATS Standards Department ATFMP : Air Traffic Flow Management Position ATSU : Air Traffic Service Unit ATFMS : Air Traffic Flow Management System ATSup : Air Traffic Supervisor ATFMU : Air Traffic Flow Management Unit ATT : Along Track Tolerance ATFR : Air Traffic Flow Regulator ATT : Attitude Indicator ATG : Air Traffic Generator ATTN : Attention ATHR Autothrust System ATWR : Apron TWR ATI : Automatic Tracking Initiation ATYP : Aircraft Type ATIC : Administrative and Technical Inspection Committee ATZ : Aerodrome Traffic Zone (Agency structure) AU : Arbitrary Unit ATIF : ATN Trials Infrastructure AU : Australia (ISO Country Code) ATILO : Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour AUA : ATC Unit Airspace Organisation Aud : Audio aids ATIS : Automatic Terminal Information Service AUP : Airspace Use Plan ATLAS : Air Traffic Land and Air Study [or Airborne AUS : Airspace Utilisation Service Systems] (European Commission) AUSOTS : Australian Organised Track Structure Atm : Tyre Pressure (KG/cm3) AUSTRO CONTROL : Österreichische Gesellschaft für ATM : Air Traffic Management Zivilluftfahrt mbH (AT) ATM : Air Transportation Management AUTH : Authority ATM : Asynchronous Transfer Mode AUTH : Autorized or Authorization ATM 2000+ : Eurocontrol ATM Strategy for the Years AUTOB : Automatic Weather Reporting System 2000+ AUTOCAD : Automatic Computer Aided Design ATMAS : Air Traffic Management Automated System (It. AutoNav : Auto-Navigation ATFM) AUTOVON : Automatic Voice Network ATMC : Air Traffic Management Centre AUW : All Up Weight ATMCP : ATM Operational Concept Panel (ICAO) AUX : Auxilliary ATMCT : Air Terminal Movement Control Team Centre AV : Audio-visual aids (NATS UK) AV : Avianca ATMG : Air Traffic Management Group AVAIL : Available ATMO : Air Traffic Management Organisation AVBL : Available ATMOS : Air Traffic Management Operating System A-VASIS : Advanced Visual Approach Slope Indicator ATMS : Advanced Air Traffic Management System System ATN Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (the AVENUE : ATM Validation Environment for Use towards collection of ground subnetworks, air/ground subnetworks EATMS and airborne subnetworks interconnected by ATN routers AVG : Average that support computer-to-computer, internetwork AVGAS : Aviation Gasoline communication and message transfer between host AVHRR Advanced Very High-Resolution Radiometer computers using the OSI ISO protocol architecture) AVI : Audio/Video Interleaved ATN EURET : see EURATN AVOL : Aerodrome Visibility Operational Level ATN RD : Aeronautical Telecommunication Network AVPAC : Aviation VHF Packet Communications Routing Domain AW : Area Width ATN RDC : Aeronautical Telecommunication Network AW : Aerial Work Routing Domain Confederation AW/P : Active Way Point ATNC : ATN and Communication Architecture AWACS : Airborne Warning and Control System ATNI : Aeronautical Telecommunication Network Internet AWAS Automated Weather Advisory Station ATNP : Aeronautical Telecommunication Network Panel AWIPS Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (ICAO) AWIR : Automatically generated What-If Re-routing ATNSI : ATN System Inc. (US) AWOG : All Weather Operations Group ATO : Actual Time Overhead of Overflying (CFMU - AWOP : All Weather Operations Panel (ICAO) ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 8
  10. 10. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) AWOS : Automatic Weather Observing System BIAC : Brussels International Airport Company AWP : Ancillary Working Position BIF : Deliver Implementation Benefits Faster (EATCHIP AWP : Arrival Waypoint Adaptation) AWR/Rn : Alternative flight plan on the basis of the Aircraft BIRDTAM : NOTAM on Bird Activity Operator „What-If“ Re-route Function (AOWIR), whereby BIS : Boundary Intermediate System „n“ designates the current number of the AOWIR BIST : Build-In Self Test alternative flight plan BIT : Built-In Test AWTA : Advise at What Time Table BITE : Built-In Test Equipment AWX : All Weather BKN : Broken (meteo) AWY : Airway BL : Blowing (meteo) AY : Finnair (airline) BLDG : Building AZ : Aerodrome zone BLO : Below clouds AZ : Alitalia (airline) BLW : Below AZ : Azerbaijan (ISO countries Codes) BMUN : Better Meet User Needs (EATCHIP Adaptation) AZM : Azimuth BN : Backbone Node (RMCDE/ RADNET) BNC : Backbone Network Computer -B- BND : Bound BNF : Backus Naur Form B : At or Below (constrained altitude) BNL : Benelux B : Belgium BOI : Biographical Oriented Interview B : Blue BOMB : Bombing B&D : Bearing and Distance BOS : Behaviour anchored Rating Scales B&H : Bosnia and Herzegovina BP : Business Plan B/C : Benefit / Cost BPF : Band Pass Filter B/CRS : Back Course BPN : Boundary Point of Entry BA : Barometric Altitude bps : bits per second BA : Bosnia and Herzegovina (ISO Country Code) BPS : Boundary Point Sector BA : Breaking Action BPSK : Binary Phase Shift Keying BA : British Airways (airline) BPSX : Boundary Point Sector Exit BAA : British Airport Authority BR : Mist (meteo) BADA : Base of Aircraft Data ; Aircraft performance Data BR : Brazil (ISO Country Code) Base BR : Eva Air (airline) BAF : Belgian Air Force BRA : Basic Rate Access BA FAIR : Braking action Fair BRA : Bearing, Range and Altitude BALPA British Air Line Pilots Association BRF : Short (used to indicate the type of approach desired BA NIL : Braking Action Nil or required) BA POOR : Braking Action Poor BRG : Bearing BARS : Behaviour Anchored Rating Scales BRITE : Basic Research in Industrial Technologies for BARTCC : Berlin Air Route Traffic Control Centre Europe = EURAM BASE : Cloud Base B-RNAV : Basic Area Navigation Base AM : Base Arrival Manager BRNAV : Basic Air NAVair Traffic Control Unit Base AMD : Base Arrival Manager Display BRKG : Braking BASIS British Airways Safety Information System BRT Brightness BAST : Basic ATC Skills Trainer BS : Band Stop (ACS) BATAP : `Type-B' Application To Application Protocol BS : BootStrap (RADNET Introduction - MAS) BAZ : Bundesamt für Zivilluftfahrt (Austria) (AT) / Austrian BS : Commercial Broadcasting station aviation authority BSC : Binary Synchronous Communications BC : Patches (meteo) BSP : Aircraft Parameter Downlink (service) BC : Back Course BSS : Best Signal Selection BCA : Border Crossing Authority BSU : Beam Steering Unit B-CAS : Beacon Collision Avoidance System BTC : Basic Training Course BCBP : Bilateral Communication Plan Co-ordination BTEC : Business and Technician Education Council BCD : Binary-Coded Decimal BTH (R) : Beyond the Horizon (Radar) BCFG : Fog Patches BTL : Between Layers BCMT : Beginning of Civil morning twilight BTN : Between BCN : Beacon BVR : Beyond Visual Range BCST : Broadcast BW : Bandwidth Bd : Baud BWP : Budget and Work Programme Planning BD : British Midland (airline) BY : Belarus (ISO countries Codes) BDP : Brussels ACC Computer BYD : Beyond BDR : Battle Damage Repair BDRY : Boundary -C- BE : Belgium (ISO Country Code) BECMG : Becoming (meteo) C : Centre (runway indentification) BEM : Boundary Estimate Message (SARP) C : Degree Celcius BENELUX : Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg C/A Code : Course / Acquisition Code BER : Bite Error Rate C/d : Capacity demand ratio BERM : Snowbank(s) Containing Earth/Gravel C/M : Carrier-to Multi-Path Ratio BF MarkAir C/N : Carrier-to-Noise Ratio BFD : Basic Flight Data message C/N0 : Carrier-to-Noise-Density Ratio BFL : Blocked Flight Level Area C/S : Call Sign BFR : Before C102 (TSO) : Helicopter Radar Approach, Issued 04/02/84 BFWG : Budgetary and Financial Working Group (RTCA DO-172, Issued 03/83) BG : Bulgaria (ISO Country Code) C104(TSO) : Microwave Landing System (MLS) Receiving BGD : Background Equipment, Issued 06/82 (RTCA DO-174, Issued 03/82) BHL-System : (Name of HR-registration system) C105(TSO) : Optional Display For Weather Radar, Issued ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 9
  11. 11. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) 06/84 (RTCA DO-174, Issued 03/81) CAAS : Class A Airspace C110(TSO) : Airborne Thunderstorm Detector, Issued CAAS : Computer Aided Approach Sequencing 01/01/01,(RTCA DO-187, Issued 11/84 CAB : Civil Aeronautics Board C115(TSO) : RNAV Equipment Using Multi-Sensor, Issued CAC : Centralised Approach Control 06/86 (RTCA DO-187, Issued 11/84) CAD : Computer Aided / Assisted Design C118(TSO) : Airborne TCAS I Equipmen4 Issued 08/88 CADAS : Computer Controlled Avionics Data Acquisition (RTCA DO-197, Issued 3/87) System C119(TSO) : Airborne TCAS II Equipment (RTCA Do-185, CADF : Centralised Airspace Data Function (ECAC) Issued 09/83) CADIN : Czech Automated Data Interchange Network C120(TSO) : RNAV Equipment Using OMEGA/VLF, CADS : Combined Arrival and Departure Issued 01/88 (RTCA DO-185 issued 9/83) Sequencing/Study (APATSI) C2 level : Security level in the United States Department CADS : Computer aided Departure System of Defense CAE : Computer Aided Engineering C31d(TSO) : High Frequency (HF) Communications CAEP : Committee on Aviation [Environmental] Protection Transmitting Equipment, Issued 04/84 (RTCA DO-163, Emissions Operational (Measures Working Group, WG/4) ; Issued 03/76) Commission on Aviation Environmental Protection (ICAO) C32d(TSO) : High Frequency (HF) Communications CAERAF : Common American-European Reference ATN Receiving Equipment, Issued /83 Facility C34e(TSO) : ILS Glide Slope Receive Equipment, Issued CAI : Civil Aviation Inspection 01/88 (RCTA DO-192, Issued 07/86) CAI : Computer Assisted Input C35d(TSO) : Radio Marker Receiving Equipment, Issued CAIIS : Computer Aided Imagery Interpretation System 04/71 (RTCA DO-143, Issued 01/70) CAIR : Confidential Aviation Incident Reporting C36e(TSO) : ILS Localizer Receiver Equipment, Issued CAIRDE : Civil Aviation Integrated Radar Display 01/88 (RTCA) DO-195, Issued 11/86) Equipment (IRE) C37d(TSO) : VHF Comm transmitting Equipment, Issued CAL : Computer Aided Learning 08181 (RTCA DO-157, Issued 08/81 (RTCA DO-157, CALLSGN : Callsign Issued 08/74) CALM : Computer Assisted Landing Management System C38c(TSO) : VHF Comm Receiving Equipment; Issued CALS : Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support 08/81 (RTCA DO-156, Issued 08/74) CAM : Computer Aided Manufacturing C38d(TSO) : VHF Comm: Receiving Equipment, Issued CAM : Conflict Alert Message 08/81 (RTCA DO-186, Issued 1/84) CAMI : Civil Aeromedical Institute C3CM(TSO) : Command, Control and Communications CAMOS : Central ARTAS Maintenance & Operational Countermeasures Support C3T : Controller Tools and Transition Trials. See EVP. CAMPS : Computer Aided Message Processing System C40c(TSO) : Airborne VOR Receiving Equipment, Issued CAMUS : Czech Automated Multi radar System 01/88 (RTCA DO-1996, Issued 11/86) CAN Proj. : Croatian Air Navigation Project C41d(TSO) : Airborne ADF Equipment, Issued 05/86 CANAC : Computer Assisted National ATC Centre (B) (RTCA DO-179, Issued 05/82) CANSO : Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation C50c(TSO) : Audio Selector Panel and Amps, Issued CAO : Computer Assisted Operations 01/83 (RTCA DO-170, Issued 01/80) CAOFA : Co-ordination of Air Operations in the Forward C57a(TSO) : Headsets And Speakers, Issued 01/83 Area (RTCA DO-170, Issued 01/80) CAP : Combat Air Patrol C58a : Aircraft Microphones, Issued 01/83 (RTCA DO-170, CAP : Controller Access Parameters Issued 01/80) CAPAN : Capacity Analyser C59 : Selective Calling (SELCAL) Equipment, Issued CAPC : Civil Aviation Planning Committee 01/01 (RTCA DO-93, Issued 2/59) CAPE : Computer Assisted Planning Experiment C60b : RNAV Equipment Using LORAN -C, Issued 05/88 CAPP : CFMU/DEVD - Client Applications Section (RTCA DO-194, Issued 11/86) CAPSIN : CAA Packet Switched Integrated Network (UK) C63c : Airborne Weather Radar, Issued 08/83 (RTCA DO- CAR : Caribbean Region 173 Issued 11/80) CARAT : Computer-Aided (Assited) Route Allocation Tool C65a : Doppler Radar Air Speed Equipment, Issued 08/83 CARD : CNS Applications - Research and Development (RTCA DO-158, Issued 11/75) CARD : Conflict And Risk Display (ODID) C66b : Airborne DME (Distance Measuring Equipment), CARE : Co-operative Actions of ATM Research and Issued 08/81 (RTCA DO-1514, Issued 04/60) Development in Eurocontrol C67 : Airborne Radar Altimeters, Issued 11/64 (RTCA DO- CARFE : Conference on Airport and Route Facility 103, Issued 4/60) Economics (ICAO) C68a : Dead Reckoning Computer Equipment, Issued CART : Classification And Regression Trees 08/83 (RTCA DO-158, Issued 10/75) CAS : Calibrated (Computed) Air Speed C74e : Airborne ATC Transponder Equipment, Issued CAS : Close Air Support 01/01 (RTCA DO 161A, Issued 05/76) CAS : Collision Avoidance System C87a : Low Range Radar Altimeters, Issued 01/01 (RTCA CAS : Computerised Assessment System DO-155, Issued 01/74) CASA : Computer Assisted Slot Allocation C91a : Emergency Locator Transmitter, Issued 04/85 CASE : Computer Aided Software Engineering (RTCA DO-183, Issued 5/83) CASI : CFMU Aircraft Situation Image C92b : Ground Proximity Warning (GPWS) Equipment, CASOR : Civil Area Services Operations Room 01/01 (RTCA DO-161A, Issued 05/76) CAST : Consequences of future ATM systems for air traffic C94a : OMEGA Receiving Equipment, Issued 08/81 controller Selection and Training (RTCA DO-164A, Issued 09/79) CASTA : Controller Associate for Strategic and Technical C : Centigrade Advice CA : Canada (ISO Country Code) CAT x : Category x Precision Approach (I, II of III) CA : Civil Aviation CAT I Facility providing operation down to 200 feet CA : Conflict Alert decision height and runway visual range not less than CA : Course to an Altitude (ARINC 424 Path Terminator) 2600 feet. CAA : Civil Aviation Authority (Great Britain) CAT II Facility providing operation down to 100 feet CAAC : Civil Aviation Authority of China decision height and runway visual range not less than 1200 feet. ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 10
  12. 12. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) CAT II a Facility providing operation with no decision CDA : Conflict Display Area. Coordination Approval / height limit to and along the surface of the runway with CoorDination Acceptance (message) external visual reference during final phase of landing and CDA : Current Data Authority (ICAO) with a runway visual range not less than 700 feet. CDB : Central Data Base Cat : Category CDG : Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle Airport CAT : Clear Air Turbulence CDI : Coordination Information CAT : Computer Aided Testing CDI : Course Deviation Indicator CAT : Commercial Air Transport CDM : Collaborate (Cooperative) Decision Making (central CAT : Computer Assisted Teaching / Training supporting features of gate to gate, and for enhancing CAT : Continuous Attention Task capacity [airports]) CATCAS : Copenhagen Air Traffic Control Automated CDMA : Code Division Multiple Access System (DK) CDN : Airspace Crossing Co-ordination Message / Co- CATCO : Chief ATC Operations ordination (message type designator) CATIA : TF on CNS/ATM Implementation Aspects CDP : Central Data Processing CATSA : Croatian air Traffic Services Authority CDP : Computer Diagnostics Program CATSIM : CAA Air Traffic Simulator (UK) CDPS : Central Data Processing System C-ATSU : Controlling ATS Unit CDR : Coded Departure Routes. Predefined routes used to CAUTRA : Automated Computer System for Air Traffic route air traffic around areas of severe weather. CAVOK : Clouds and Visibility OK (Visibility, cloud and CDR : Conditional Route presend weather better than prescribed values or CDR : Conflict Detection and Resolution conditions) CDR : Co-ordination Request (message) CB : Central Battery CDR : Critical Design Review CB : Suckling Airways (airline) CDRL : Contracts Data Requirements List (MAS/DFS - CB : Cumulonimbus (meteo) ODS) CBA : Cost Benefit Analysis CD-ROM : Compact Disk / Read Only Memory CBA : Cross Border Area CDS : Controller Display Support CBAS : Class B Airspace CDSEPT : Committee to Develop Standards for CBSA : Class B Surface Area Educational and Psychological Testing of The American C-Band : Frequency Band Educational research Association, The American CBI : Computer Based Instruction Psychological Association, and The National Council on CBN : Common Backbone Network (subnetwork RAPNET Measurement in Education. = system of the national ATS, DFS = PSN) CDT : Command Delivery Time CBPM : Computer-Based Performance Measure CDTI : Cockpit Display of Traffic Information CBS : Cost/Benefit Studies CDTS : Console Detailed Technical Specification CBT : Computer Based Tool CDU : Control and Display Unit (pilots' interface to the CBT : Computer Based Training FMS) CC : Contractual Conditions CE : Committee of Management CC : Cirrocumulus CE : European Commission / Commission européenne CCA : (or CCB, sequence) corrected CEAC : Committee for European Airspace Co-ordination meteorological message (message type designator) (NATO Group) renamed on 27.4.98 by the North Atlantic CCAS : Class C Airspace Council (=NATMC) CCB : Change Control Board CEAS : Class E Airspace CCC : Cellular CNS Concept CEATS : Central European Air Traffic Services (Austria, CCC : Central Computer Complex Croatia, Czech Republik, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia and CCC : Command, Control and Communications Slovenia [Bosnia, Herzegowina]) CCC : Common Core Content (of ATC Training) CEATS LSG : Central European Air Traffic Services Legal CCCC : Cross Channel Co-ordination Centre Sub Group CCCI, C3I : Command, Control, Communications and CEATS UAC : Central European Air Traffic Services Intelligence (network) Upper Airspace Control Centre CCDS : Code Callsign Distribution System CEC : Commission of the European Communities ; CCF : Centralised Control Function (LATCC) European Commission / Commission des Communautés CCFT : Cold Cathode Fluorescent Tube Européennes (=CEE) ; Commission européenne CCG : CEATS Co-ordination Group CEECs : Countries of Central and Eastern Europe ; C-Channel : Circuit Mode Channel Central and Eastern Europe Countries CCIP : Code-Callsign Input Position CEF : Capacity Enhancement Function CCIS : Closed Circuit Information System CEFA : Co-operation for Environmentally Friendly Aviation CCL : Code Callsign List (ERA, ACI, AEA, AECMA, EBAA, EUROCAE) CCLKWS : Counterclockwise CEO : Chief Executive Officers CCM : Computerized Control and Monitoring CEP : Circular Error Probable CCMS : Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society CER : Cancel Emergency Mode Request CCP : Circuit Switched Public Data Network CES : Central and Eastern European States CCP : Configuration Control Plan CESA : Class E Surface Area CCR : Cancel Contract Request CESAR : Course Evaluation Sheets Analysis and CCS : Code CallSign Reporting CCSA : Class C Surface Area CESC : Chief Executive Standing Conference (see CEO) CCTV : Closed Circuit TeleVision CEU : Central Executive Unit (ATM / CFMU) CCW : Counter-Clockwise CEU-E : Central executive unit with Responsibility for CD : Candela Eastern Europe CD : Conflict Display (ODID) CEU-W : Central executive unit with Responsibility for CD : Council Directive Western Europe CD : Course to a DME Distance (ARINC 424 Path CEW : Civil Engineering Works Terminator) CF : Change frequency to…. CD&A : Conflict Detection and Avoidance CF : Course to a Fix (ARINC 424 Path Terminator) CD2 : Common Digitizer 2 CFAR : Constant False Alarm Rate (or Regulation) CD-2 : Transmission format for radar data CFB : Central Flight plan Bank CDA : Client Defined Area CFCF : Central Flow Control Facility ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 11
  13. 13. AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) CFD : Change to Flight Data Message CLA : Clear type of ice formation CFDS : Central Flight Data Suite (PALLAS system) CLA : OCM Clearnace Echoback Message (message in CFE : Customer Furnished Equipment the OCM Service) CFEP : Communications Front End Processor CLB Climb Detent of the Thrust Levers CGL : Circling Guidance Light(s) CLBR : Calibration CFIT : Controlled Flight into Terrain CLD : Cloud CFL : Cleared (Current) Flight Level CLD : DCL Clearance Message (message in the DCL CFM : Central Flow Management (services) Service) CFM : EEC business area - support to ATFM CLG : Calling CFMU : Central Flow Management Unit CLIMAX : Multi-station carrier offset mode, with voting CFMUSC : CFMU Steering Committee override CFTPD : Central File of Transponder Performance Data CLKWS : Clockwise (ECC) CLNP : Connection Less Network Protocol CFR : Code of Federal Regulations CLNS : Connection Less Network Service CG : Center of Gravity CLR : Clear or cleared to or clearance CGAS : Class G Airspace CLSD : Closed CGS Centimeter-gram-second CLTP : Connection Less Transport Protocol CH : Channel CLW : Communications List Window CH : Switzerland (ISO Country Code) CLX : OCM Clearance Message CHA : Character cm : Centimeter CHAID : Chi Square Automatic Interaction Detection CM : Configuration (Context) Management CHAN : Channel CM : Common Memory (CBN - CNG) Chap. : Chapter CM : Conformance Monitoring CHG : Change Message CM : Critical Milestone (MAS/DFS - ODS) CHG : Change of Modification CMA : Central Monitoring Agency (NAT) CHI : Computer-Human Interface CMA : Context Management Application CHIEF : Project Switzerland (CH), Italy (I), Spain (E), CMB : Climb France (F) CMB : Combined (PSR and SSR) CHIRP : Confidential human Factors Incident Reporting CMC Central Maintenance Computer Programme CMC : Central Master Clock CHMI : CFMU Human Machine Interface CMC : Constant Mach Blimb CI : Cirrus CMCSG : Civil and Military Co-ordination Sub-Group CI : Configuration Item CMG : Crisis management Group Cl : Cost Index CMIC : Civil Military Interface Standing Committee (New CI : China Airlines (airline) Convention) CI : Course to Intercept (ARINC 424 Path Terminator) CMIP : Contract Management and Inspection Procedures CIA : CFMU Internet Application CMIS/CMIP : Common Management Information System / CIADN : Croatian Integrated Aeronautical Data Network Protocol CIC : Clearances and Information Communications CMMC : Central Monitoring and Management Centre CICT : Convergence and Implementation Coordination CMMC : Common Maintenance Monitoring and Control Team (renaming of SICT) CMOS : Complementary Metal Oxid Semiconductor CID : Computer Interface Device CMPL : Completed or Completion or complete CIDIN : Common ICAO Data Interchange Network CMS : Central Message Switch CIEL : Common Interface Exchange Language CMS : Common Modular Simulator (CMTP) CIG(s) : Ceiling(s) CMSA : Carrier Sense Multiple Access (ICAO-ADS) CIM : Customer Information Management CMSND : Commisissioned CIMIL : Civil/Military Co-ordination CMT : Core Management Team CINCAT : Capacity Increase through Computer Assistance CMT : Critical Milestone Test (MAS/DFS - ODS) Tools CMTP : Common Medium Term Plan CINCENT : Commander in Chief Central Europe CMU : Communications Management Unit CINTIA : Control of Inbound Trajectories of Individual CMV : Coverage Measurement Volume Aircraft CN : Change Notice CIO : Conventional International Origin CN : China (ISO Country Code) CIP : CFMU Implementation Plan CN : Common Network (INTNET/RADNET) CIP : Convergence and Implementation Programme CN : Permanent Commission for the safety of air CIS : Commonwealth of Independent States (States of navigation former USSR) CNACC : Common National Area Control Centre CIS : Cooperative Independent Surveillance CNATCC : Common National Air Traffic Control Centre CIS : Critical Incident Stress (Bulgaria) CISD : Critical Incident Stress Debriefing CNG : Common Network Group CISM : Critical Incident Stress Management (HRT) CNL : Cancel(lation) message (ICAO) CISMO : Centralised International System Management CNS : Communication, Navigation and Surveillance Organisation CNS : Study Group of Alternates CIT : Compressor Inlet Temperature CNS/ATM : Communication, Navigation and Surveillance / CIT : Critical Incidence Technique Air Traffic Management CIT : Near or over large towns CNS/ATM-1 : Communication, Navigation and CITRAC : Common Interface for Trajectory Calculation Surveillance / Air Traffic Management Package 1 CIU : Cabin Interface Unit CNTRLN : Centerline CIV : Civil CO : Connection Mode Service CJEC : Court of Justice of The European Communities CO Continetnal (=CJEC, COJEC now European Court of Justice) COBALT : Common Objective Alignment Team CJI : Controller Justification Indicator COBT : Calculated Off Block Time CK : Check COC : Combat Operations Centre or Concept CL : Centre Line COCESNA : Central American Corporation For Air CL : Cleared Navigation Service CL : Connectionless Mode Service COCOS : Computer Controlled SSR Code Assignment ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 12
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AAA (All Aviation Abbreviations) Procedures COSAAC : Common Simulator to Assess ATMF Concepts COD : Common Medium-Term Plan Overview Document COSP : Connection Oriented Session Protocol CODA : Central Office of Delay Analysis COSPAS : Space system for the search of vessels in CODE : Aircraft address (expressed in the form of an distress (translate. from Russian) alphanumerical code of six hexadecimal characters) when COST : (European) Cooperation in the Field of Scientific required by the appropriate ATS authority and Technical Research CODEC : Coder/Decorder (ACS) COSU : CFMU/ENGD - Core Systems Unit CoE : Centre of Expertise COSYNUS : AIRBUS Training Database COF : Change of Frequency COT : At the Coast COFA : Comando Operacional Força Aérea (PT) COTP : Connection Oriented Transport Protocol COFAR : Common Options for Airport Regions COTR Contracting Officer's Technical Representative COFEE : Consolidated (Checked) Operational data COTS : Commercial Off-The-Shelf (System) FEEder COV : Cover or Covered or Covering COG : Coordination Group (meeting of the EANPG CP : Circular Polarisation Programme) ICAO CP : Conflict Probe (PATs) COHO : Coherent Oscillator CP : Contact Person (Eurocontrol) COLL : Collapse CP : Control Panel COLOC : Change of Location of Command CP : CWP Processor Unit COM : Cockpit Operating Manual CPA : Closest Point of Approach COM : Communications (ICAO) CPC : Constant Pitch Climb CoM : EUROCONTROL Committee of Management CPC : Control and Processing Centre COM/DIV : ICAO Communications Divisional Meeting CPCs : Certified Professional Controllers COM/MET : Communications / Meteorology Divisional CPCS : Cabin Pressure Control System Meeting CPD : Continuous Professional Development COM/OPS : Communications / Operations CPD : Coupled COMALF-E : Commander of Airlift Forces - Europe CPDLC : Controller Pilot Data Link Communications COMED : Combined Map and Electronic Display CPF : Central Processing Facility COMG : Communications Group CPI : Californian Psychological Inventory COMIL : Coordination Centre for Military Airspace Use CPL : Commercial Pilots License COMIL-1N : ATS Coordination Centre for Military Airspace CPL : Current Flight Plan (message) Utilisation - Phase 1 Network CPL : Customer Priority Listing (NOG) COMLAN : COMmunication Local Area Network CPR : Conflict Prediction and Resolution Comm-B : Mode S downlink format DF20 or 21 CPS : Central Print Service / Central Processing System COMNAV : Groupe de travail sur les Télécommunications CPS : Characters Per Second et les installations de navigation (CEAC) CPU : Central Processing Unit COMP : Operating Company CR : Central Region COMPAS : Computer Oriented Metering Planning and CR : Course to a VOR Radial (ARINC 424 Path Advisory System Terminator) COMSEC : Communications Security CR : Czech Republic COMT : Communications Team CR(A)OC : Central Region (Air) Operations Centre COMX : Undefined Future Communication System CRAF : Central Reservation Airspace Facility CON : Continuous CRAF : Civil Reserve Air Fleet CONC : Concrete CRAF : Computer Resolution Advisory Function COND : Condition CRAFS : Civilian Request for Airspace and Flight Data CONDAR : Conflict Detection and Resolution System CONDOR : Confidential Direct Occurence Report CRAM : Conditional Route Availability Message CONF : Conflict CRATF : Communications Requirements Analysis Task CONFACP : Conflict Accept Force CONOPS : Concept of Operations of Mode S in Europe CRC : Control and Reporting Centre CONP : Connection Oriented Network Protocol CRC : Cyclic Redundancy Check CONS : Continuous CRCO : Central Route Charges Office CONST : Construction or Constructed CRD : Conflict Risk Display CONT : Continue CRDA : Converging Runway Display Aid Cont'd : Continued CRDS : CEATS Research & Development & Simulation CONUS : Continental United States Centre COO : Coordinator CRDS : Colour Raster Scan Display COOR : Co-ordinate or coordination CREME : Creating the EATCHIP Management COORD : Co-ordination Environment COP : Change over Point CRF : Central Repair Facility (RMCDE - MAS) COP : Contingency Operations Plan CRITTER Civil Rotorcraft IFR Terminal-Area Technology COP : Co-ordination Point Enhancement Research COPG : Common Operating Procedures Group CRM : Cockpit / Crew Resource Management COPP : Connection Oriented Presentation Protocol CRM : Collision Risk Modelling (ICAO - ADS) COPS : Common Operational Performance Specifications CRM : Co-ordination Revision Message COR : Correct or Corrected or Correction CRMCS : Central RADNET Monitoring and Control System COR : Correlate CRNA : Centre Régional de la Navigation Aérienne CORA : Conflict Resolution Assistant (DGAC/DNA/SCTA, France) CorC++ : Computer language CRS : Contingency Routing System CORE : Controlled Requirements Expression CRS : Controller Route Sequence (FPPS/DECADE) CORE : CORE Requirements for ATM Working Positions CRS : Course COROM : Cognitive Competencies Model CRT : Choice Reaction Time CO ROUTE Company Route (also CO RTE) CRZ : Cruise CORUM : Training and Human Resources Consultancy CS : Callsign or Contract Signature Company CS : Cirrostratus COS : Chief of Staff CS : Collapsed Sector COS : Computer Operating Station CSAC : Cooperative Structural Airspace Concept (ICAO) ©2004-05 Flying In Europe – – 13