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Acronym list

Acronym Full form

2-D Two Dimensional

2B1Q 2 Binary 1 Quaternary

2W 2wire

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3-D 3-Dimensional

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3A Mode 3 or Mode A (Classical SSR Reports)

3A/C Mode 3A and Mode C Classical SSR

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3D three dimensional

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4-MAST 4-MAST Group

4B3T 4 Binary 3 Ternary

4D four dimensional
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4D-CARMA 4 Dimensional Cooperative Arrival Manager
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4D-NAV 4-D (four dimensional) Navigation

4GL Fourth Generation Language


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4W 4wire
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5GSO Group of Senior Officials - Four States and Maastricht UAC ANSPs (5GSO)

5LNC unique five-letter pronounceable "name-code"


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5Nm 5 Nautical Miles


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5ST-RSG Five-States Route Structure Group


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5YP 5 Year Plan


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8.33 CP 8.33 Contact Person

8.33 PMC 8.33 Programme Management Cell

8.33 State A State initially implementing 8.33 kHz channel spacing

96RIF Radio Interface

@PEOC Pan European Outsourcing Consortium (now replaced by @HELIOS)

_ (rho) Symbol for Range

A ampere

A Austria

A Analysis (SASS-C)

A-AMGCS Advanced Air Movement Guidance and Control System

A-CDM Airport Collaborative Decision Making (Prise de décision en collaboration aux aéroports)

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Acronym Full form

A-CLDL Acknowledged Connectionless Data Link

A-DPI Airport-Departure Planning Information

A-DPI ATC - DPI

A-ENPRM Advanced - EUROCONTROL Notice of Proposed Rule-Making (Avis de proposition de réglementation


d'EUROCONTROL - Préliminaire)

A-G Air to Ground

A-iCWP Advanced integrated Tower Controller Working Position

A-law PCM companding algorithm used in Europe

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A-QPSK Aviation Quadrature Phase Shift Keying

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A-RNP 1 Advanced-RNP 1

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A-S Anti-Spoofing Mode

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A-S Anti-Spoofing

A-SMGCS Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (Système avancé de guidage et de contrôle des
mouvements en surface)

a.m. Anti Meridiem


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A/A Air-Air
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A/A Air to Air

A/A Air/Air
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A/C Aircraft
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A/C Aircraft Call

A/C Alpha/Charlie
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A/C/S Alpha / Charlie / Select


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A/D Analogue to Digital (converter)


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A/G Air to Ground


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A/G Air-Ground

A/G Air/Ground

A/GCS Air/Ground Communications Sublayer

A/I Accident(s)/Incident(s)

A/L Auto Land

a/m Above-mentioned

A/N Affirm/Negative (CPDLC Response Value)

A/P Autopilot

A/T Auto throttle

A/V Aircraft/Vehicle

A300 Network Identity of the Frankfurt AFTN switching centre (now=DAKOS)

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Acronym Full form

A319 Airbus 319 Aircraft

A320 Airbus 320 Aircraft

AA Autonomous Aircraft

AA Approved Agencies (Agencies authorised to bid for TSAs)

AA Active

AA Approved Agency

AA Address Announced

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AA Aircraft Address

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AAA Advanced ATC System Amsterdam / Contrôle régional avancé d'Amsterdam

AAA Advanced Airborne Applications (6th FP Integrated Project)

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AAA AIP Audit Assistant

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AAAV Azienda Autonoma di Assistenza al Volo

AAAVTAG Azienda Autonoma Assistenza al Volo per il Traffico Aereo Generale (IT)

AAB AIM Advisory Board


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AAB Agency Advisory Body
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AABI Aviation Accreditation Board International

AAC Airline Administrative Control


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AAC Airline Administrative Communication


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AAC Alpha Attenuation Coefficient

AAC Aeronautical Administrative Communication


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AACE Airfield Approach Control Element


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AACI Airports Association Council International


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AACO Arab Air Carriers Organisation


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AAD Assigned Altitude Deviation

AADP ATC Advanced Data Processing

AAF ATM Added Functions

AAF Advanced Added Functions

AAF Auxiliary Airfield

AAFCE Allied Air Forces Central Europe

AAFG ATM Added Functionality Sub-Group

AAFT ATM Added Functionality Sub-Group

AAG AIS Automation Group

AAG AIS Automation Group (Groupe de travail sur l'automatisation de l'AIS) (EANPG)

AAGDI Automated Air/Ground Data Interchange

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Acronym Full form

AAH Autonomous Aircraft Hybrid

AAI Average Arrival Interval

AAI Airports Authority of India

AAIB Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB)

AAIM Aircraft Autonomous Integrity Monitoring

AAIS Automated AIS

AAIU Air Accident Investigation Unit

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AAL ATM Adaptation Layer

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AAL Above Aerodrome Level

AALS Advanced Approach and Landing System

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AAM Airline Administration Message

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AAM Airport Airside Model (Airport Airside Management High-Level Model) (Modèle de haut niveau de gestion des
aéroports côté piste)

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Airport Airside Management Systems (Système de gestion des aéroports côté piste)
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AAMS Advanced Airspace Management System

AAP Advanced Automation Program (US)


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AAR Airport Acceptance Rate or Airport Arrival Rate

AAR Air-to-Air Refuelling


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AAS Advanced Automation System (USA)


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AAS Airborne Approach Spacing


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AAS Advanced Airspace Scheme (Schéma évolué de l'espace aérien)


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AAS Aerodrome Advisory Service

AASI Aeronautical Applications Service Interface


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AASR Airways and Airport Surveillance Radar


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AAT Active Aircraft Table

AAT Assigned Arrival Time

AAT Alpha Attenuation Test

AATMS Advanced Air Traffic Management System

AATOT Anticipated Actual Take-Off Time

AATT Advanced Air Transportation Technologies

AAUI Aeronautical Applications User Interface

AB Airblock

AB Action Button (Mouse / Trackball)

AB Audit Board

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Acronym Full form

AB TF Audit Board Task Force / Équipe spéciale "Mission d'audit"

ABAS Aircraft-Based Augmentation System (EGNOS) - système de renforcement embarqué

ABB Activity-Based Budget

ABC ATC Bypass Complex (MADAP)

ABC Advanced Booking Charter

ABCD Aircraft-Based Concept Development

ABD Agency Board of the Directors

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ABEND ABnormal END (of system operation)

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ABFG ATM Basic Functionality Sub-Group (Sous-groupe "Fonctions ATM de base")

ABI Advance Boundary Information (OLDI message)

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ABI Advance Boundary Information (Message Type Designator)

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ABM ABeaM

ABM Asynchronous Balanced Mode

ABN Aerodrome BeacoN


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ABO Accrued Benefits Obligation
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ABPSK Aviation Binary Phase Shift Keying

ABPWG ANSB Business Planning Working Group (Groupe de travail de l'ANSB sur la planification stratégique)
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ABR Available Bit Rate


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ABRD Automatic Baud Rate Detection

ABT ABouT
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AC Assistant Controller
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AC Aircraft Characteristics (aircraft type + performance, ENV entity type, used in all CHMI)
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AC Association Control
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AC Altitude Code (field)

AC Aircraft

AC Access Control

AC Attack Computer (Eurofighter)

AC Airworthiness codes

AC Assessment Centre

AC Aircraft Commander

AC All-Call

AC Advisory Circular

AC Alternating Current

AC Alto Cumulus

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Acronym Full form

AC/NAC AirCraft, Non-AirCraft (ARTAS)

ACA Air Traffic Centre Architecture (RADNET)

ACA Airspace Control Activity

ACA Alternate Controller Attachment (feature)

ACA AUP / UUP Message Composition Application

ACA Airport Coordinators Association

ACA AUP/UUP Compilation Application (Software)

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ACA Airport Carbon Accreditation

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ACA Address Compression Algorithm

ACA ATC Centre Communication Architecture

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ACAC Arab Civil Aviation Commission (Commission arabe de l'aviation civile)

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ACAC African Aviation Commission

Acad Academic establishments

ACAD
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Auto Computer Aided Design (Operator-Input + Display System)
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ACAF ATM Common Assessment Framework
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ACAG Airspace Coordination Agencies

ACAM Airport Capacity Airside Modelling


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ACAM Airport Capacity Modelling Task Force


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ACAP Airport capacity and runway utilisation (Exploitation de la capacité des aéroports et utilisation des pistes)

ACARE Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research in Europe (Conseil consultatif pour la recherche aéronautique en
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ACARS Aircraft Communications, Addressing and Reporting System (Système embarqué de communications,
d'adressage et de compte rendu)
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ACAS Airborne Collision Avoidance System (Système anticollision embarqué)


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ACAS I Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Version 1

ACAS II Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Version 2

ACAS III Aircraft Collision Avoidance System Version 3

ACAS RA ACAS Resolution Advisory (Avis de résolution ACAS)

ACASA ACAS Analysis (Analyse ACAS)

ACATF ATC Centre Communications Architecture Task Force

ACB Address Check Boundary

ACC Group of Experts on Accident Investigation (ICAO)

ACC ACCeptance phase

ACC Approach Control Centre (Centre de contrôle d'approche)

ACC Area Control Centre / Centre de Contrôle Régional (=CCR)

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Acronym Full form

ACC Area Control Centre or Area Control

ACC Controller Area Controller

ACC Loop Anticipation-Action-Comparison Loop

ACC-PC ACC Planning Controller

ACC-TC ACC Tactical Controller

ACCA Air Charter Carriers Association

ACCATF Equipe spéciale 'Architecture des communications des centres ATC'

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ACCB AIXM Change Control Board (Comité de suivi des modifications de l'AIXM)

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ACCD Advanced Continuous Climb Departure

ACCEL Accelerate

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ACCES ACC assessing capacity method

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ACCESS Aircraft Control Console for Experiments and Simulations Studies

ACCID notification of aircraft ACCIDent

ACCS Air Command and Control System (NATO)


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ACDA Advanced Continuous Descent Approach
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ACDB Agency Contact Data Base

ACDMD Air Collaborative Decision Making Demonstrator


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ACE Atm Cost-Effectiveness


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ACE ATM Cooperation and Coordination in South Eastern Europe (Coopération et coordination ATM dans le Sud-
Est de l'Europe)
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ACE Altimeter Control Equipment


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ACE Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

ACE Allied Command Europe


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ACE ATC Communications Environment


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ACE Airport Airside Capacity Enhancement (Amélioration de la capacité aéroportuaire côté piste)

ACE Association des Compagnies Aériennes de la Communauté Européenne

ACE ATM/CNS Systems Enginnering (EEC)

ACE AVENUE-Compliant ESCAPE

ACE WG ATM Cost-Effectiveness Working Group (Groupe de travail sur l'efficacité économique de l'ATM)

ACELP Adaptative Code Excited Linear Prediction

ACF Airline Consultation Forum (Forum de consultation des compagnies aériennes)

ACF Advanced Communications Function

ACF Avion de Combat Futur (FR)

ACF ACARS Convergence Function

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Acronym Full form

ACF Area Control Facility. See ACC or ARTCC

ACFT Aircraft

ACFT ID Aircraft Identifier

ACG Austro Control GmbH

ACG Advanced ATS Concept Group

ACG ATS System Concept Working Group

ACG ATM/CNS Consultancy Group (Groupe consultatif ATM/CNS)

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ACG Atm/cns Consultation Group

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ACG Ats Concept working Group

ACG ATM/CNS Consultation Group / Groupe consultatif ATM/CNS

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ACH ATC Flight Plan Change (Modification de plan de vol ATC) (IFPS)

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ACI Airports Council International (Conseil international des aéroports)

ACI Area of Common Interest (SYSCO)

ACI Adjacent Channel Interference


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ACI-NA Airports Council International - North America
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ACID Aircraft Identification (ICAO)

ACID IR aircraft identification implementing rule


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ACIG ATM Content Integration Group


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ACISP Airport CDM Information Sharing Platform

ACJ Advisory Circular Joint


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ACK Acknowledgement message (Message d'accusé de réception)


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ACL ATM Capability Levels


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ACL Access Control Lists


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ACL Altimeter Check Location

ACL Atc CLearances & instructions

ACL Aeronautical Clearances Service

ACL ATC Clearances

ACL Airport Coordination Limited

ACLA Harmonisation of Airspace Classification in the Lower Airspace

ACLR Access Control Logging & Reporting

ACM Asset Change Management

ACM Airspace Control Measures

ACM Acceptance of (Radar) Coordination Message

ACM ATC Microphone Check

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Acronym Full form

ACM Airspace Configuration Management (N-FDPS)

ACM ATC Communications Management

ACM Airborne Conflict Management

ACMET Airport Capacity Meteo

ACMI Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance and Insurance

ACMI Air Combat Manoeuvring and Instrumentation

ACMS Aircraft Condition Monitoring System

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ACN Airspace Coordination Notification

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ACN Aircraft Classification Number

ACN Austrian Communication Network

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ACNS Airborne Communications, Navigation and Surveillance

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ACNUSA Autorité de Contrôle des Nuisances Sonores Aéroportuaires (FR)

ACO Airspace Coordination Order

ACOC Agence Civile OTAN du Temps de Guerre (FR)


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ACOD Area Conflict Detection
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ACP African, Caribbean and Pacific States

ACP Abri Contrôle de Piste (FR)


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ACP Airspace Crossing Acceptance Message


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ACP Airspace Control Plan

ACP Accept Message (OLDI)


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ACP Azimuth Change/Count Pulses


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ACP Aircraft Control Position (window)


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ACP Area Control Procedural


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ACP Aeronautical Communications Panel (ICAO)

ACP Accept decision (CRCO claims)

ACP ACcePt(ance) (message type designator)

ACP Azimuth Count Pulse

ACP ASAS Crossing Procedure

ACP Allied Communications Publication

ACP ARTAS Change Proposal

ACPO Aircraft Position Operator

ACPRF All-Call Period Repetition Frequncy

ACPSC Advisory Committee on Procurement and Sales Contracts (Commission consultative des marchés d'achat et
de vente (CCMAV))

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Acronym Full form

ACPT ACcePT(ed)

ACR Airfield Control Radar

ACR Atlantic Coordinated Route

ACROPOLE Amélioration de la coordination et de la régularité par l'optimisation des procédures opérationnelles et de


l'assistance électronique

ACS Airspace Control System

ACS Advanced Cockpit Simulator

ACS ATM Concept and Studies (Concept et études ATM)

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ACS Area Control Surveillance

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ACS Aircraft Call Sign

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ACs Analysis Classes

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ACS Advanced Communication System (EEC)

ACS ATFM Contingency Services (Services ATFM d'urgence)

ACSA Allied Communications Security Agency L


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ACSE Application Control Service Element

ACSE Association Control Service Element


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ACSP Air Communication Service Provider

ACT ACTive
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ACT Activation message (Message d'activation) OLDI


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ACT/LAM Activation Message / Logical Acknowledgement Message


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ACTARR Activation Message for an Arrival


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ACTCO Attention CPS Text Communication Object

ACTF Aeronautical Charting Task Force (Équipe spéciale sur la cartographie aéronautique)
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ACTOUT ACTivation message OUT


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ACU Airspace / Antenna Control Unit. See BSU

ACU Automatic Calling Unit

ACW AntiClockWise

ACWP Actual Cost of Work Performed

AD Airspace Data Section (CFMU)

AD Aerodrome

AD Anno Domini

AD Air Defence

AD Architectural Design

AD Airspace Data Ops Team (Équipe « Exploitation des données d'espace aérien »)

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Acronym Full form

AD Administrative Domain (ENOC)

AD Airworthiness Directive

AD Airspace Design

AD Add/Delete (flag)

AD-SPG Ad hoc Aeronautical Spectrum Protection Group

AD/R Architectural Design Review

ADA ADvisory Area

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Ada Name of a high-order computer programming language (not an acronym)

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ADAA Automatic Data Access Arrangement

ADAC Aeronautical Data and Charting

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ADAGES Action Plan Definition on the Basis of Architecture studies from GAAS for EATMS / Définition d'un plan

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d'action pour l'EATMS sur la base des études d'architecture du projet GAAS

ADAM Air Defence and Airspace Management Directorate (NATO)

ADAMS Aeronautical Data and Message Switching SystemL


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ADAP Automated Downlink of Airborne Parameters

ADAPT ATS Data Acquisition, Processing and Transfer Panel (ICAO)


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ADAS Advanced Datalink and Airborne Surveillance

ADB Administrative Bureau


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ADB Airports Database


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ADB/DB Aeronautical Database


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ADC Aerodrome Control(ler)


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ADC Air Defence Centre / Command

ADC Aeronautical Digital Communications Group


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ADC Advanced Designs Corporation (weather radar manufacturer - USA)


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ADC Air Data Computer

ADC Analog to Digital Converter

ADCA Air Defence Classification Area

ADCCP Advanced Data Communications Control Procedure

ADCE Aircraft Data Circuit-Terminating Equipment

ADCE Airborne Data Circuit-Terminating Equipment

ADCO Arrival Departure Coordinator

ADCP Air Defence Command Post

ADD Average Delay per Delayed Flight

ADD Aircraft Derived Data

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Acronym Full form

ADD Air-Derived Data

ADD Aircraft Downlinked Data

ADD Architectural Design Document (EATMS)

ADD; ADDF Average delay per delayed flight (Retard moyen par vol retardé)

ADDCS Analog and Discrete Data Converter System

ADDI Automated Digital Data Interchange (ICAO)

ADDN ADDitioN(al)

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ADDR Address

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ADE Expatriation allowance (Allocation de dépaysement)

ADE Air Defence Element

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ADE Autonomous Display Equipment

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ADEG ATS Data Exchange Group

ADEP Aerodrome of Departure

ADES Aerodrome of Destination


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ADEXA Air Defence EXercise Area
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ADEXP ATS Data Exchange Presentation (Présentation de l'échange de données ATS)

ADF Application Development Facility


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ADF Adjusted Delay Factor


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ADF Automatic direction finder (Radiogoniomètre automatique)

ADFL Augmented Dynamic Flight Leg


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ADGE Air Defence Ground Environment


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ADHDF Average delay per highly delayed flight (Retard moyen par vol fortement retardé)
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ADI Aeronautical Data Integrity


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ADI Aerodrome Control Instrument

ADI Attitude Display Indicator

ADID Aerodrome Identification

ADID (LAN) ADapter IDentification

ADIDS Advanced Data & Image Distribution System (CCTV application)

ADIDS Aeronautical Digital Information Display System

ADIRS Air Data Inertial Reference System

ADIRU Air Data Inertial Reference Unit

ADIS Automated Data Interchange Systems

ADIS Arrival and Departure Information System

ADIS (P) Automated Data Interchange System (Panel) - ICAO

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Acronym Full form

ADIZ Air Defence Identification Zone

ADJ ADJacent

ADKAR Abgesetzte Darstellung von KARLDAP Radardaten (DE)

ADL Architecture Description Language

ADLP Airborne Data Link Processor

ADM Average Delay per Movement

ADM Air Data Module

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ADM Administrative / Administration

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ADM ATFM Delay per Movement (Retard ATFM par mouvement)

ADM Airborne Data Bus

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ADM Administration Identifier

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ADM ADMinistration (system or bureau)

ADM1 muac ADMar console 1

ADM2 muac ADMar console 2


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ADMA Average Delay per Movement on Arrival
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ADMAR Abgesetzte Darstellung von MADAP Radar- und Flugplandaten (DE) / Remote display of MADAP radar data /
Affichage déporté des données radar du MADAP

ADMD Airspace Data Management & Distribution


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ADMD Average Delay per Movement on Departure


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ADMD Administration Management Domain


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ADMIT Administrative IT (Steering Committee = Comité directeur pour l'informatique de gestion)


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ADMIT Administrative Information Technology

ADMSG Aeronautical Data Modelling Study Group


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ADNC Air Defence Notification Centre (GR)


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ADNET Administrative Network (Switzerland)

ADNS Aeronautical Radio Incorporated Data Network Service

ADO Airspace Data Operations

ADO Architectural Design Overview

ADOC Air Defence Operations Centre

ADOLT Air Defence Liaison Team

ADORA Analysis and Definition of the Operational Requirements for ATM

ADOS Airspace Data Operations Support (former FDOD/ADS Section, after reorganisation renamed DSU)

ADOT Airspace Data Operations Team (former FDOD/ADS/SOS, after reorganisation renamed ADOU

ADOU Airspace Data Operations Unit

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ADP ATFM Delay Plan (Plan des retards ATFM)

ADP ATFCM Daily Plan

ADP Auxiliary Data Processing

ADP Activity Predictor Display

ADP AIS Data Process

ADP Aéroports de Paris (FR)

ADP Automatic Data Processing

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ADP/APRN Aéroports de Paris/Direction de l'aménagement et des programmes/Unité prestations navigation aérienne

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ADPCM Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation

ADPG ATM Data Processing Sub-Group

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ADPS Aeronautical Data Processing Systems

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ADPSG ATM Procedures Development Sub-Group

ADQ Aeronautical Data Quality

ADQ IR
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Aeronautical Data Quality and Information Implementing Rule / Implementing Rule on Aeronautical Data and
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Information Quality

ADR Air Data Reference


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ADR Advisory Route

ADR Architectural Design Review


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ADR Airspace Data Repository / gisement de données sur l'espace aérien


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ADR Airfield Damage Repair


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ADR Average Delay per Regulated Flight


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ADR Altitude Deviation Report

ADREP Accident Data Reporting


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ADRS Air Defence Radar Site (or Station)


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ADRU Air Defence Radar Unit

ADS Airspace Data Section (CFMU)

ADS Automatic Dependent Surveillance / Surveillance dépendante automatique

ADS Astrophysics Data System

ADS Audio Distribution System

ADS Air Data System

ADS PSG ADS Programme Steering Group

ADS-A Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Addressed

ADS-B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (Surveillance dépendante automatique en mode diffusion)

ADS-B ADD ADS-B Aircraft Derived Data

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ADS-B-APT ADS-B Airport

ADS-B-NRA ADS-B in non-Radar Area

ADS-B-RAD ADS-B surveillance in radar airspace

ADS-C Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Contract

ADS-ICG ADS Internal Coordination Group

ADS-P Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Panel (ICAO)

ADS-PMB ADS Programme Management Board

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ADS-R Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Report

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ADS-SG CHIEF Airspace Design Subgroup (Sous-groupe "Conception de l'espace aérien CHIEF")

ADSE ADS Equipment

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ADSEL Address Selective SSR System (UK)

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ADSEL ADdress SELective (Secondary Radar forerunner of Mode-S, UK)

ADSF Automatic Dependent Surveillance Function

ADSG ATC and DP Strategy Sub-Group


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ADSIA Allied Data Systems Interoperability Agency
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ADSP Automatic Dependent Surveillance Panel

ADSP ADS Processor


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ADSS ADS and data link surveillance (ADS et surveillance par liaison de données)
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ADSS Airspace Data and Support Section

ADSU ADS Unit


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ADT Approved Departure Time


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ADTI Additional Technical Information (ODS - ESCO)


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ADU ADapter Unit


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ADUG Airport Database User Group

ADV Aerodrome Control Visual

ADVON Advanced Echelon

ADVUE Advanced User Equipment (GPS)

ADZ Advise

ADZ Synonymous with ADIZ

ADZY Advisory (US)

AE Antenna

AE Authorisation d'engagement

AE ATM Engineering

AE Application Entity

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AE Automatic Evaluation (SASS-C)

AEA Association of European Airlines

AECG ACAS Evaluation and Coordination Group (EATCHIP)

AECMA Association Européenne des Constructeurs de Matériel Aéronautique - European Association of Aerospace
Equipment Manufacturers

AECP Aeronautical European Common Proposal

AED Airspace Environmental Data

AEEC Airlines Electronic Engineering Committee

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AEF Alternating Electric Field

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AEFMP Algeria, Spain, France, Morocco, Portugal Project

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AEG-TFK AEG-Telefunken

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AEGIS Airborne Early Warning Ground Environment Integrated Segment

AEGIS Advanced EUROCONTROL Guidelines for Implementing SES

AEGIS L
ATM European Group for the Improvement of (ATC) Scenarios (Groupe européen chargé de l'amélioration
des scénarios (ATC) dans le domaine de l'ATM)
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AEM Airports and Environment Management (Gestion des aéroports et de l'environnement)
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AEM Advanced Emission Model

AEM BD Airports & Environment Management Business Division (EUROCONTROL - DAS Business Directorate)
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AeMC Aeromedical Centre


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AEN Dependent child allowance (Allocation pour enfant à charge)

AENA Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea (ES) / Spanish Airport and Air navigation Administration
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AEP ATFCM Evolution Plan


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AEP Architecture Evolution Plan


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AERA Automated En-Route Air Traffic Control


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AERA Automated En-Route ATCAF

AEREA Association of European Research Establishments in Aeronautics

AERO I/H+ Satellite Data 2, 3 services

AeroMACS Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communications System

AERONET II Aero Thematic Network

AEROSIM AEROdrome SIMulator

AES Automatic Enhanced Surveillance

AES ATC Engineering Section

AES Aircraft / Airborne Earth Station (ICAO - ADS)

AESA Agence européenne de la sécurité aérienne (EASA)

AESA Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea (Spanish Aviation Safety Agency)

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AESS Aeronautical European Spectrum Strategy

AET Association for European Transport - Association Européenne du Transport

AEU Antenna Electronic Unit

AEV Annual Equivalent Value

AEW Airborne Early Warning

AEWPD Adapted EATMP Work Programme Document

AEX Foreign residence allowance (Allocation d'expatriation)

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AF Air Force

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AF Audio Frequency (VCS)

AF Analysis filter

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AF Adjustment Factor

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AF Assured Forwarding

AF DME Arc to a Fix (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

AFAS
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Aircraft in the Future ATM System (Aéronefs dans le futur système ATM)
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AFAST Active Final Approach Spacing Tool
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AFB Air Force Base (US)

AFC ATC Frequency Change (service)


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AFC Area Forecast Centre


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AFC Automatic Frequency Control

AFC Airport Facilities Control (ICAO)


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AFCAC African Civil Aviation Commission (Commission Africaine de l'Aviation Civile, CAFAC)
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AFCENT Allied Forces CENTral europe HQ


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AFCNF Air Force Central NOTAM Facility (US)


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AFCS Automatic Flight Control System

AFD Associated Flight Details

AFDAS Approach Funnel Deviation Alert System

AFDS Autopilot Flight Director System

AFDX Avionics Full Duplex switched ethernet

AFFSC (E) Air Forces Flight Safety Committee (Europe)

AFG Advisory Financial Group (ex-FCG/EUROCONTROL) / Groupe Financier de consultation

AFG AFterGlow (SDD image)

AFG-TF Advisory Financial Group - Task Force on the Audit and Control Boards

AFI Africa / Indian Ocean (ICAO Region)

AFI ICAO region AFrica + India

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AFI Authority and Format Identifier

AFIL Air-Filed Flight Plan

AFIS Aeronautical Feature Information Service

AFIS Aerodrome Flight Information Service

AFISO Aerodrome Flight information Service Officer

AFL Assigned Flight Level

AFL Actual Flight Level

L
AFM Aircraft Flight Manual

IA
AFM Autonomous Flight Management

AFM Automatic Font Management

R
AFM AFfirMative, Yes, That is Correct

AI
AFMS Advanced Flight Management System

AFMSG Audit and Financial Matters Sub-Group

AFMU Airspace and Flow Management Unit


L
O
AFN ATS Facilities Notification
TR

AFN Airspace, Flow management and Navigation

AFN BD Airspace/Flow Management & Navigation Business Division (Division prestataire "Espace aérien / gestion des
courants de trafic aérien et navigation")
N

AFNOR Association Française de Normalisation (FR)


O

AFO Household allowance (Allocation de foyer)


C

AFOS Automation of Field Operations and Services


O

AFP Active Flight Plan Processing

AFP Airborne Flight Plan message


R

AFP Air Traffic Control Flight Plan Proposal


EU

AFPA Automated Flight Plan to Track Association

AFPC Automatic Frequency / Phase Control

AFPL ADEXP Format Individual Flight Plan Message -

AFR Autonomous Flight Rules

AFR6380 Air France flight 6380

AFS Aeronautical Fixed Service

AFS Advanced Functional Simulator

AFSATCOM Airborne Satellite Communication

AFSBW Amt für Flugsicherung der Bundeswehr (DE)

AFSCN Air Force Satellite Control Network

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AFSG Aeronautical Fixed Services Group (ICAO)

AFSS Automated Flight Service Station

AFT Average Flight Time

aft AFTer ... Time or Place

AFTN Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network (Réseau du service fixe des télécommunications
aéronautiques)

AFUA Advanced Flexible Use of Airspace

AFUU Association Française des Utilisateurs d'Unix (FR)

L
AFW Area Flows Window

IA
AG Address Ground DTE

R
AGA Aerodromes, Air Routes and Ground Aids

AI
AGADE Automated Air/Ground Data Interchange

AGARD Advisory Group on Aeronautical Research and Developments (NATO)

AGAS L
(High-Level) Action Group for ATM Safety (Groupe d'action européen de haut niveau pour la sécurité de
l'ATM)
O
AGAS ICG AGAS Implementation Coordination Group
TR

AGAS IRWG AGAS Implementation of Regulations Working Group

AGAT Advisory Group for ATM Training (Groupe consultatif pour la formation ATM)
N

AGATE A-SMGCS Ground Control Assistance Tools for Europe


O

AGC Air/Ground Cooperative ATS Concept

AGC Ad hoc Group of Commissioners (SRC)


C

AGC Air-Ground Communications


O

AGC Air Ground Cooperative ATS Programme


R

AGC Automatic Gain Control


EU

AGC Automatic Gain Control (VCS)

AGC Air-Ground Cooperative Air Traffic Services (Services de la circulation aérienne en coopération air-sol)

AGC SRC Ad Hoc Group of Commissioners (Groupe ad hoc des commissaires de la SRC)

AGCFG Air-Ground Communications Focus Group (Groupe de réflexion sur les communications air-sol)

AGCS Air-Ground Communication System

AGCSG Air/Ground Communication Sub-Group Meeting

AGDC Air/Ground Data Communications

AGDC-SG Air/Ground Data Communications Sub Group. See AGSG

AGDC-TF Air/Ground Data Communications-TF (ODT)

AGDL Air-Ground Data Link (Liaison de données air-sol)

AGDLGMS A/G Datalink Ground Management System

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AGDLGMS Air Ground Data Link Ground Management System

AGDLS Air-Ground Data Link System

AGE Agency Group for Excellence (Groupe «Excellence» de l'Agence)

AGHT Actual Ground Handling start Time

AGIFORS Airline Group of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies

AGINF Air-Ground Infrastructure

AGL Airfield Ground Lighting

L
AGL Above Ground Level

IA
AGLAE Air-Ground Data Link Applications Experimentation (FR)

AGM Administrative and Guidance Material

R
AGN Agenda

AI
AGN AGaiN

AGNA Advisory Group National Authorities

AGOD Advisory Group on Deliverables


L
O
AGR Air/Ground Router
TR

AGR Agreement

AGR Agency Advisory Group on Research (Groupe consultatif pour la recherche)


N

AGS Aeronautical Gateway System


O

AGSG Air / Ground Data Communication Sub group

AGSVC Air-Ground Services


C

AGVC Air/Ground Voice Communication


O

AGVC-SG Air/Ground Voice Communication Sub Group


R

AGVCS Air Ground Voice Channel Spacing


EU

AGVN ATS Ground Voice Network

AGY EUROCONTROL Agency

AGY Agency

AH Artificial Horizon

AH Application Header

AHD Advanced Help Desk

AHDG Assigned Heading

AHEAD Automation and Harmonisation of European Aeronautical Data (Automatisation et harmonisation des données
aéronautiques européennes)

AHGSO Ad Hoc Group of Senior Officials (Groupe ad hoc de hauts fonctionnaires)

AHMI Airborne Human-Machine Interface (Interface homme-machine embarquée)

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AHRS Altitude and Heading Reference System

AHU Air Handling Unit

AI Attitude Indicator

AI Artificial Intelligence

AI Aeronautical Information

AIA Aerospace Industries of America

AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

L
AIAE International Association of the Former Officials of EUROCONTROL (Association internationale des anciens
d'EUROCONTROL)

IA
AIB Aeronautical Information Bureau

R
AIB Aeronautical Information Bulletin (EAD)

AI
AIBT Actual In-Block Time

AIC Aeronautical Information Circular (Circulaire d'information aéronautique)

AICB Air Initiated Comm-B (Protocol) L


O
AICG Airport Interface Coordination Group

AICG Ab Initio Coordination Group


TR

AICG ACAS Implementation Coordination Group (Groupe de coordination de la mise en oeuvre de l'ACAS)

AICM Aeronautical Information Conceptual Model (Modèle conceptuel d'informations aéronautiques)


N

AID Aid or Aircraft Identification


O

AIDA Airport Surface Operations and Integration of Data with ATC


C

AIDA Aeronautical Information and Data handling Austria


O

AIDB Airport Information Databases

AIDC ATS Interfacility Data Communications (ICAO)


R

AIDU Aeronautical Information Document Unit


EU

AIG ACAS Implementation Group (Groupe de mise en oeuvre de l'ACAS)

AIG Accident Investigation [and Prevention]

AIG Automatic Input Generation

AIGD ADS-B Implementation and Operational Guidance Document

AIHWG Aeronautical Information Harmonization Working Group

AIIRE Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions

AIL Aeronautical Item Location Bank (ODS)

AIM Air Traffic Flow Management Information Message

AIM Accident Incident Model

AIM ATFM Information Message (IFPS)

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AIM Aeronautical Information Management (Gestion de l'information aéronautique)

AIM AFTN message type

AIM-B Aeronautical Information Management - The Big Picture (course title)

AIM-FANS Airbus Interoperable Modular FANS

AIM-I Aeronautical Information Management - The Inside (course title)

AIMS Aircraft Integrated Monitoring (Information Management) System

AINSC Aeronautical INdustry Service Communication

L
AIP Aeronautical Information Publication (Publication d'information aéronautique)

IA
AIP Administrative Incentive Pricing

AIPE Association Internationale du Personnel d'EUROCONTROL (International Association of EUROCONTROL

R
staff)

AI
AIPN Appointing authority / Autorité investie du pouvoir de nomination

AIPSG Aircraft Identification Programme Steering Group

AIR Air Control L


O
AIR Armament Initiative and Requirements

AIR AIRworthiness
TR

AIR 4653 Aerospace Information Report 4653 (Flight Management Systems Review)

Air-TN Air Transport Net


N

AIRAC Aeronautical Information Regulation and Control (Régularisation et contrôle de la diffusion des
O

renseignements aéronautiques)

AIRCO AIR COnditioning


C

AIRCOM Aircraft Communications


O

AIRE Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions


R

AIREP AIrborne position REPort


EU

AIREP Air-Report (ICAO)

AIRIAL Air Navigation Inter-site Acronym List

AIRM ATM Information Reference Model

AIRMET Air Meteorological Information Report

AIRP Airworthiness Panel (ICAO)

AIRPROX Aircraft Proximity

AIRS Airport Information Report Service

AIRSAW Airborne Situation Awareness

AIS Aeronautical Information Services (Services d'information aéronautique) ICAO

AIS Abbreviated Injury Scale

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AIS AHEAD Aeronautical Information Services (AIS) Automation and Harmonisation of European Aeronautical Data
(AHEAD) Programme (Programme d'automatisation et d'harmonisation des données aéronautiques
européennes pour les Services d'information aéronautique)

AIS-AIMSG AIS-AIM Study Group (Aeronautical Information Services-Aeronautical Information Management Study Group
)

AIS-TF AIS Training Task Force

AISAP AIS Automation Panel

AISAS Aeronautical Information Services Automated System

AISC Aeronautical Industry Service Communication

L
AISC Aeronautical Mobile Communications System Panel

IA
AISG AIS Automation Working Group (ICAO)

R
AISOPS AIS Operations

AI
AISP Aeronautical Information Service Provider

AISPOP AIS Planning and Operations Subgroup

AISS Aeronautical Information Server System (ODS)


L
O
AIST AIS Team
TR

AIST; AIS Team Aeronautical Information Service Team (Groupe "Services d'information aéronautique")

AISTEC AIS Technical Sub-Group

AISTF Agency IT Strategy Task Force (Équipe spéciale « Stratégie TI de l'Agence »)


N

AISU Aeronautical Information Services Unit


O

AIT Aircraft Identification Tag


C

AITF ANSB Institutional Task Force / Équipe spéciale de l'ANSB sur les questions institutionnelles
O

AITSC Administrative IT Steering Committee


R

AIW Area Infringement Warning

AIX IBM Unix


EU

AIXLINK IBM Unix Link

AIXM Aeronautical Information Exchange Model (Modèle d'échange des informations aéronautiques)

AK data AcKnowledge

AK8 Amplitude Key Shift

aka Also Known As

AKARD Available Knowledge And required system Research and Development

AL Albania

AL Alerting Service

AL Assurance Level

AL Aircraft Label

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ALA ALighting Area

ALAQS Airport Local Air Quality Studies

ALAR approach and landing accident reduction

ALARP As Low As Resonably Practicable

ALB Alternative Label

ALB [1] Alternative track LaBel 1, (G/S, climb, descent)

ALB [2] Alternative LaBel 2 (SSR Code)

L
ALC Automatic Level Control

IA
ALCC Airlift Central Coordination Centre

ALCE Airlift Control Element

R
ALCM Air Launched Cruise Missile

AI
ALD Airlift Division

ALD Automated Logic Diagram

ALDA
L
Agency Library Documentation and Archives (Service des bibliothèques, de la documentation et des archives
O
de l'Agence)

ALDT Actual Landing Time


TR

ALENA Accord de libre-échange pour l'Amérique du Nord / North American Free Trade Agreement (=NAFTA)

ALERFA Alert Phase


N

Alert Alert Phase


O

ALFA ACI Association des Aéroports de Langue Française Associés à l'Airports Council International
C

ALGOL ALGOrithmic Language


O

ALIM Ats Line Interface & Monitoring

ALIM Altitude Limit (Positive RA Altitude Threshold)


R

ALLA Atn Lower Layer Acces processor


EU

ALLA Allied Long Lines Agency

ALLPIRG All Planning and Implementation Regional Group ((Réunion de) tous les Groupes régionaux de planification et
de mise en oeuvre)

ALMC Airlift Movement Cell

ALO Air Force Liaison Officer

ALPA Air Line Pilots Association

ALR ALeRt: displays 4 hatched symbols in line 3 of label for STCA

ALR ALeRting (message type designator)

ALRC Altitude Reconstruction

ALRS Alerting Service

ALRT ALERT (STCA)

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ALRTF ATCO Licensing Review Task Force

ALS Approach Lighting System

ALS Automatic Line Switch (RMCDE)

ALS Architecture Layer Structure (ISO)

ALS Automatizovany Letisni System (CZ) / Automated Airport System

Alt ALTernating, (relating to marine lights)

ALT Altitude

L
ALT Airborne Link Terminal

IA
ALT Alanine Transaminase (GOT)

ALTN ALTerNate (Aerodrome)

R
ALTRV Altitude Reservation System

AI
ALU Arithmetic Logic Unit

ALUG ATCO Licencing User Group

ALUG AudioLAN Users Group


L
O
AM Arrival Manager (Gestionnaire des arrivées)
TR

AM Airspace Management

AM Armenia
N

AM Address Mobile dte


O

AM Amplitude Modulation

AM Arrival Manager
C

AM Attribute Modification
O

AM Analysis Model
R

AM-MSK Amplitude Modulated Minimum Shift Keying


EU

AM-SSB Single Side Band Amplitude Modulation

AM-VHF Amplitude Modulation Very High Frequency

AMA Airlift Management Agency

AMA Area Minimum Altitude

AMA Arrival Management Message

AMACS All-purpose Multi-carrierl Aviation Communication System

AMAN Advanced Arrival and Management Support

AMAN Arrival Manager (APATSI)

AMASS Airport Area Movement Safety System

AMBE Advanced Multi-Band Excitation

AMC Airspace Management Cell (Cellule de gestion de l'espace aérien)

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AMC Airspace Military Cell

AMC ATC Microphone Check (service)

AMC Acceptable Means of Compliance

AMC Aeromedical Centre

AMC Area of Mandatory Carriage

AMC ATS Messaging Management Centre (AMC)

AMC/CADF Airspace Management Cell - ECAC Centralised Airspace Data Function

L
AMCP Aeronautical Mobile Communication Panel (ICAO)

IA
AMCs Acceptable Means of Compliance

AMD Arrival manager Display

R
AMD Administrative Management Domain

AI
AMD AMenD(ed) (meteo message)

AMDAR (Global) Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay

AMDB Aerodrome Mapping Database


L
O
AMDP Airspace Management Data Processing
TR

AMDP-TF EATCHIP Airspace Management Data Processing Task Force

AMDT Amendment (ICAO)


N

AMDWP Aeromedical Working Party


O

AME Authorised Medical Examiner

AME ATFM Message Exchange (System)


C

AMEG Air Miss Evaluation Group (D)


O

AMHS ATS Message Handling System


R

AMI Alternate Mark Inversion


EU

AMI Administrative and Management Information Software

AMID Approach Multi-Input Device (ODID)

AMIS Aerodrome Mapping Information Service

AMJ Advisory Material Joint

AML (WP) Airfield Markings and Lighting (Working Party)

AMM Aircraft Maintenance Manual

AMMON AIS Data and Publication Measuring and Monitoring

AMN Airspace Management and Navigation (EATMP Unit)

AMO Assignment Message OAT

AMOC ATFM Air Traffic Flow Management

AMOC ATFM Modelling Capability

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AMOD ATC Modification of FPL

AMOFSG Aerodrome Meteorological Observation and Forecast Study Group (ICAO)

AMON Airport (slot) Monitoring

AMOS ARTAS Maintenance and Operational Support (Appui à l'exploitation et à la maintenance de l'ARTAS)

AMOS Automatic Meteorological Observing System

AMP Airborne Monitoring Project

AMP Airspace Management Plan system (Belgium)

L
AMP Amplifier

IA
AMP Airborne Monitoring Project

AMP Application Maintenance Provider

R
AMPII Airspace Management Plan 2

AI
AMPS American Mobile Phone System

AMPS Advanced Mobile Phone Service

AMQP Advanced Message Queuing Protocol


L
O
AMR TF ATCO Medical Requirements Task Force
TR

AMRS Aeronautical Mobile (Route) Service

AMRSG ATCO Medical Requirements Study Group (UK)


N

AMRTF ATCO Medical Requirements Task Force


O

AMRUFRA Amsterdam-Ruhr-Frankfurt

AMS AMSterdam sector


C

AMS ATC Model-Simulations Studies


O

AMS Arrival Management System


R

AMS Aeronautical Mobile Service (8.33 User Guide)


EU

AMS Airborne Mission System

AMS Airspace Management Service

AMS Alenia Macroni Systems

AMS(R)S Aeronautical Mobile Satellite (Route) Service

AMSC Allied Military Security Code

AMSC American Mobile Satellite Consortium

AMSL Above Mean Sea Level

AMSS Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Service

AMSS Aeronautical Mobile Satellite System

AMSS Automatic Message Switching System

AMSSP Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Service Panel

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AMT ADS Mediterranean Trials

AMTI Adaptive Moving Target Indicator

AMU Audio Management Unit

AMWG Airspace Management Working Group

AMXM Aerodrome Mapping Exchange Model

AMXS Aerodrome Mapping Exchange Schema

AN Access Node (RMCDE)

L
AN Adjacent Not tracked

IA
AN1 Access Node 1 (old name, see ANg1)

AN2 Access Node 2

R
AN3 Access Node 3

AI
ANA Birth grant/birth allowance (Allocation de naissance)

ANA Administration de la Navigation Aérienne

ANA ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal S.A. (Portugal)


L
O
ANAM Aeroportos e Navegação Aérea da Madeira S.A.
TR

ANB Air Navigation Bureau (ICAO)

ANC Air Navigation Commission (ICAO organ)


N

ANC Access Network Computer (RADNET)


O

ANC Aeronautical Navigation Chart (ICAO)

ANC air navigation charging


C

ANC/12 ICAO Air Navigation Conference 12 (held in Dec 2012)


O

ANCAT Abatement of Nuisances Caused by Air Transport (Groupe d'experts de) l'atténuation des nuisances du
transport aérien) (ECAC environmental policy committee (ENVAL)
R

ANCM Airport Network Conceptual Model


EU

ANDB Automated NOTAM Database

ANDRA Advanced Node for Data Relay in ATN

ANDS ANS Department

ANERC Advanced New En-Route Centre (UK)

ANERS Aviation Noise and Emissions Reduction Symposium

ANF Additional Network Feature

ANF-TC Additional Network Feature - Transit Counter

ANFR Agence nationale des fréquences

ANg1 AN1 New Generation System

ANI Automatic Number Identification

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ANI Airborne Network Interface

ANIM Airport Network Information Management

ANL Automatic Noise Levelling

ANM ATFM Notification Message (Message de notification ATFM)

ANO Air Navigation Order

ANOMS Airport Noise and Operations Monitoring System

ANOVA Analysis of Variance

L
ANP Air Navigation Plan

IA
ANP Aircraft Noise and Performance

ANPP Air Navigation Plan Publication

R
ANS Air Navigation Service(s)

AI
ANS ANSwer

ANS Czech Republic ATC Authority

ANS/CR Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic


L
O
ANSA International Advisory Group Air Navigation Services
TR

ANSB Air Navigation Services Board (Conseil des services de navigation aérienne)

ANSB BPTF Air Navigation Services Board Business Planning Task Force
N

ANSEP Air Navigation Services Economics Panel (ICAO) / Groupe d'experts sur l'économie des services de
navigation aérienne
O

ANSI American National Standards Institute


C

ANSNAC Air Navigation Services National Advisory Committee (Canada)


O

ANSO Air Navigation Services Offices (Ireland)

ANSP Air Navigation Service Provider (Prestataire de services de navigation aérienne)


R

ANSV Agenzia Nazionale per la Sicurezza del Volo (Italy)


EU

ANSW function allowing ANSWering of "wait" key calls

ANT Airspace (and) Navigation Team (Groupe "Espace aérien et navigation")

Ant ANTenna

ANTIOPE Acquisition Numérique et Télévisualisation d'Images Organisées en Pages d'Ecriture

ANU Air Navigation Unit

ANVAR Agence Nationale (F) de VAlorisation de la Recherche

ANXM Airport Network (information) Exchange Model

AO Aircraft Operator (IFPS)

AO Aircraft Operator (Exploitant d'aéronef)

AO Airport Operations

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AO Arrival Operations

AO Airlines Operator

AO Airport Operator

AO ATM Operations

AO-WIR Aircraft Operator What-If Reroute

AOA ACARS over AVLC

AOA Aircraft Operating Agency (e.g. Airlines)

L
AOB Air Order of Battle

IA
AOB Any Other Business

AOB Angle of Bank

R
AOBT Actual Off-Block Time

AI
AOC Automatic Overload Control

AOC Aeronautical Operational Communications

AOC Airline Operation Control


L
O
AOC Advice of Charge
TR

AOC Aircraft Operations Centre (ICAO)

AOC Airline Operational Communications


N

AOC Auxiliary Output Chip


O

AOC Aircraft Operations Centre (EATMS)

AOC Advance Operational Capability


C

AOC Airline Operations Centre


O

AOC Advanced Operational Capability (EGNOS)


R

AOC airline operational control


EU

AOC Assumption of Control Message

AOC Aircraft Operators Committee

AOC Airlines Operational Communication

AOC Advanced Operational Capability

AOC Aircraft Operating Company

AOC Aerodrome Obstruction Chart

AOC Aeronautical Operational Control

AOC Aeronautical Operational Control

AOC Air Operator's Certificate / Certificat de transporteur aérien

AOC Assume of Control (ODID)

AOCC Aircraft Operator Control centre

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AOCD Airport Operations Concept Document

AOCI Airport Operators Council International

AOCP Airborne Operational Computer Programme

AOCU Aircraft Operator Control Unit

AOD Any Other Duty

AODB airport and obstacle database

AOE Airport Operations & Environment (Exploitation des aéroports et environnement)

L
AOF Allocation of Functions

IA
AOF AIS Office (Bureau AIS) (EAD)

AOF Aircraft-Oriented Flight Leg (N-FDPS)

R
AOFG; OFG ATM Operational Focus Group; Operational Focus Group

AI
AoI Area of Interest

AOI Area of Operational Interest

AOI Aircraft Operations Information


L
O
AOI AIS Office
TR

AOIG ACAS Operational Implementation Group

AOIS Aeronautical Operational Information System


N

AoL Area of Responsibility


O

AOLC Aircraft Operators Liaison Cell (Cellule de liaison des exploitants d'aéronefs)

AOLO Aircraft Operators Liaison Officer


C

AOLO Aircraft Operator Liaison Officer (FR: Assistant AOLO)


O

AOM Aircraft Operations Manual


R

AOM Airspace Organisation & Management (Organisation et gestion de l'espace aérien)


EU

AOP Airport Operating Plan

AOP Airport Operations Unit (EATM)

AOP Airport Operations Programme

AOP Airport operations (Opérations aéroportuaires)

AOP Autonomous Operations Planner

AOP Aeronautical OSI Profile

AOP ATM Operations Plan

AOPA Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association

AOPG Aerodrome Operations Group (ICAO) / Groupe sur l'exploitation technique des aérodromes

AOPTF Aerodrome Operations Task Force

AOR Area of Responsibility

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AOR Atlantic Ocean Region (ICAO)

AOR-E Atlantic Ocean Region - East (ICAO)

AOR-W Atlantic Ocean Region - West (ICAO)

AORE Atlantic Ocean Region East

AORO AO RPL Office

AORTF ATM Added Functionality Operational Requirements Task Force

AOS Aircraft Operators

L
AOS Airport Operations Strategy Drafting Group

IA
AOS Astech Office Suite

AOT Airport Operations Team (Groupe "Exploitation des aéroports")

R
AOU Aircraft Operator Unit (CFMU)

AI
AOWIR Aircraft Operator What-If Re-routing / Outil de Simulation des Réacheminements destiné aux exploitants
d'aéronefs

AOWP Airport Operations Work Plan L


O
AP Action Plan

AP Arrival Procedure (see STAR)


TR

AP Associated Press

AP Auto-Pilot
N

AP Application Process
O

AP AirPort
C

AP Address/Parity
O

AP23 Action Plan 23

APA Airborne Parameter Analysis


R

APA All Points Addressable


EU

APANPIRG Asia/Pacific Air Navigation Planning and Implementation Regional Group

APAPI Abbreviated Precision Approach Path Indicator

APARMO Asia/Pacific Approvals Registry and Monitoring Organization

APAS Actions de promotion d'accompagnement et de soutien (STAR)

APATSI Airport / Air Traffic Systems Interface (ECAC) / Interface Services d'Aéroport (one of the EATCHIP task
forces)

APB APATSI Project Board (ECAC)

APC ATM Policy Committee (Comité "Politique ATM")

APC Airborne Public Correspondence

APC Aeronautical Public Correspondence

APC Airline Passenger Communication

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APC Assistant Planning Controller

APC Approach Control

APC Automatic Phase Control

APC Airspace Policy Commission (ATFM)

APC Aeronautical Planning Chart

APCER Portuguese Association for Certification (Association Portugaise de Certification)

APCH Approach

L
APD Activity Predictor Display

IA
APDCSG; APDSG ATM Procedures Development Sub-Group (Sous-groupe "Mise au point des procédures ATM")

APDLC Aircraft Proximity Data Link Communication (ICAO)

R
APDSG ATM Procedures Development Sub-Group

AI
APDU Application Protocol Data Unit

APE Analysis Programme for Evaluation

APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation


L
O
APERMECA Association pour le Perfectionnement des Méthodes de Contrôle de la Circulation Aérienne
TR

APF Aerospace Performance Factor

API Application Programming Interface


N

APIRG Africa-Indian Ocean Planning and Implementation Regional Group (ICAO)


O

APL ATC Flight Plan

APL Atc flight PLan message (IFPS)


C

APL A Programming Language


O

APL Abbreviated Flight Plan (IFPS)


R

APL Applied Physics Laboratory


EU

APM Aircraft Personality Module

APM Architecture Project Management

APM Approach Path Monitor (Dispositif de surveillance de trajectoire d'approche)

APMB ACAS Programme Management Board

APN Airspace, Network Planning & Navigation (Espace aérien, planification du réseau et navigation)

APO Airport Operator

APO Aircraft Performance and Operations

APO Office of Aviation Policy and Plans (FAA)

APO; AOP Airport operations (Opérations aéroportuaires)

APOC Airport Operations Centre

APOD Airport of Debarkation

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APP Approach Control (Office/Service)

APP Approach Centre / Control

APP Approach

APP controller/director Approach controller/director

APP-ASS Approach-Assistant

App. Appendix

APPA SG ATFM Policies and Principles Advisory Sub-Group (Sous-groupe consultatif sur les principes et lignes d'action
en matière d'ATFM)

L
APPAG ATFM Policies and Principles Advisory Group

IA
APPC Application Programme to Programme Communication

R
APPC Advanced Program to Program Communications

AI
APPN Advanced Peer to peer Networking

Apr APRil

APR L
Airport Operations Programme (Programme d'exploitation des aéroports)
O
APR Automatic Position Reporting

APR Aircraft Position Report


TR

APRAG Airport Operations Programme Advisory Group

APRX APpRoXimate(ly)
N

APS Aeronautical Publishing System


O

APS Approach Control Surveillance


C

APSB ACAS Programme Steering Board (Comité directeur du Programme ACAS)


O

APSG ACAS Programme Steering Group

APSG After Passing


R

APT Airport Through-put (Débit des aéroports)


EU

APT Airport Traffic management (Gestion du trafic aux aéroports)

APT AirPorT map

APT Airport Playback Tool

APT Airport Simulation

APT Airspace Planning Team (EATCHIP) became ANT (March 94)

APT Alternative Parallel Taxilane

APT civil/military AirPorTs

APT Airport(s)

APT BD Airport Throughput Business Division (EUROCONTROL - DAP Business Directorate)

APTOCC Airport Operational Control Centre

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APTS AirPorTS

APU Auxiliary Power Unit

APV APproVed(al)

APV Accuracy Position & Velocity

APV Approach with Vertical Guidance - approche avec guidage vertical

APW Area Proximity Warning (Avertisseur de proximité de zone protégée)

AQ Air Quality

L
AQAP Allied Quality Assurance Publication

IA
AQG Agency Quality Group

AQP Advanced Qualification Programme

R
AR Air Route

AI
AR Approval Required

AR Automatic Reminder

AR Agency Representative (CIP)


L
O
AR-1 Approach Radar 1
TR

AR1 special procedure AReas [1]

AR2 special procedure AReas [2]


N

ARA Apple Remote Access


O

ARAC Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee

ARAS Anti-Reflection, Anti-Static coating


C

ARB Authoritative Representative Body


O

ARC Attached Resources Computing (concerning ARCnet)


R

ARC Automated Radar Control


EU

ARC Airlift Requirement Centre

arc assigned rate of climb/descent

arc Assigned Rate of Climb / descent

ARC Airworthiness Review Certificate

ARC Airport Reference Code

ARC Advanced Research for/in Air Traffic Control

ARC (ARCH) Archive System (old name, see DWH)

ARC 2000 Automatic Radar Control for the 21st Century (CEE)

ARCA Advanced en-Route Centre for Air Traffic Management

ARCC Air Rescue Coordination Centre

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ARCH Archives and Quality Control System (CFMU) (Base de données d'archives pour le contrôle de la qualité, les
statistiques et la planification ATFM)

ARCID Aircraft Identification (CFMU)

ARCOS Arrival Coordination System (D)

ARCP CFMU Architecture Prototype

ARCP Air Refuelling Control Point

ARCS Avionics Refrigeration Cooling System

ARCTYP Aircraft Type

L
ARDA Aviation R&D Activities (Activités de recherche-développement dans le domaine aéronautique)

IA
ARDEP Analysis of Research & Development in European Programmes (Analyse des activités de recherche-
développement dans les programmes d'EUROCONTROL)

R
ARDM Airspace Regulation, Design and Management (Réglementation, organisation et gestion de l'espace aérien)

AI
ARDRS Automatic Radar Data Recording System

ARDS ATM architecture and overall system engineering (Architecture et conception générales du système ATM)

ARDT Actual Ready Time for Movement


L
O
ARES Airspace REServation
TR

ARETA ATM with RNAV in Extended Terminal Area

ARFA Allied Radio Frequency Agency


N

ARFF Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting


O

ARFOR ARea FORecast (in aeronautical meteo code)

ARG Analysis Reference Generator


C

ARG Aviation Research Group


O

ARH Architecture
R

ARIA Aerodrome Runway Incursion Assessment


EU

ARIBA ATM system safety criticality Raised Issues in Balancing Actors Responsibility

ARIM Accounts Receivable Implementation (Project)

ARINC Aeronautical Radio Incorporated (US)

ARINC 306 Guidance For Designers Of Aircraft - Electronic Installations

ARINC 307 Aircraft Integrated Data System Wire Bundle Provisions

ARINC 404A Air Transport Equipment Cases And Racking

ARINC 406A Airborne Electronic Equipment

ARINC 408A Air Transport Indicator Cases And Mounting

ARINC 413A Guidance For Aircraft Power Utilisation And Transient Protection

ARINC 414 General Guidance For Equipment And Installation Engineers

ARINC 415 Operation/Technical Guidelines On Failure Warning and Functional Test

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ARINC 419 Digital Data System Compendium

ARINC 421 Guidance For Standard Subdivision of ATA Spec 100 Numbering System for Avionics

ARINC 422 Guidance For Modification Status Indicators & Avionics Service Bulletins

ARINC 424 Navigation System Data Base

ARINC 429 Mark 33 Digital Information Transfer System

ARINC 528 Airborne Tape Recorder

ARINC 533A Airborne HF SSB/AM System

L
ARINC 541 Airborne Magnetic Flight Data Recorder

IA
ARINC 542 Airborne Oscillograph Flight Data Recorder

ARINC 542A Digital Flight Data Recorder

R
ARINC 551 Airborne Glide Slope Receiver - Mark 2

AI
ARINC 557 Airborne Voice Recorder

ARINC 559A Mark 2 Airborne HF SSB/AM System

ARINC 561 Air Transport Inertial Navigation System - INS


L
O
ARINC 566 Airborne VHF Communications Transceiver And Mark 1 VHF SATCOM System
TR

ARINC 566A Mark 3 VHF Communications Transceiver

ARINC 569 Airborne Distance Measuring Equipment


N

ARINC 569 Heading and Altitude Sensor (HAS)


O

ARINC 571 Inertial Reference System (INS)

ARINC 572 Mark 2 Air Traffic Control Transponder


C

ARINC 573 Aircraft Integrated Data System (AIDS) Mark 2


O

ARINC 574 Passenger Announcement, Entertainment & Service Multiplex System


R

ARINC 575 Mark 3 Subsonic Air Data System (Digital)


EU

ARINC 576 Mark 4 Subsonic Air Data System

ARINC 577 Audible Warning System

ARINC 578 Airborne ILS Receiver

ARINC 579 Airborne VOR Receiver

ARINC 585 Electronic Chronometer System

ARINC 591 Quick Access Recorder For Aids System (OAR)

ARINC 592 Airborne Passenger Tape Record

ARINC 594 Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS)

ARINC 595 Barometric Altitude Rate Computer

ARINC 596 Mark 2 Airborne SELCAL System

ARINC 597 Aircraft Communications Addressing And Reporting System (ACARS)

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ARINC 597A Enhanced ACARS Avionics

ARINC 59MA Airborne Announcement Tape Reproducer

ARINC 600 Air Transport Avionics Equipment Interfaces

ARINC 601 Control/Display Interfaces

ARINC 602 Test Equipment Guidance

ARINC 602A Test Equipment Guidance

ARINC 603 Airborne Computer Data Loader

L
ARINC 604 Guidance For Design And Use Of built-In Test Equipment (BITE)

IA
ARINC 605 Users Guide For ARINC 616 Avionics Subset Of ATLAS Language

ARINC 606 Guidance For Electrostatic Sensitive Device Utilisation & Protection, Sup. 1

R
ARINC 608 Standard Modular Avionics Repair And Test System (SMART)

AI
ARINC 609 Design Guidance For Aircraft Electrical Power Systems

ARINC 610 Guidance For Design and Integration of Aircraft Avionics Equipment In Simulators, Supplement 1

ARINC 611
L
Guidance For The Design and Installation Of Fuel Quantity Systems, Sup. 1
O
ARINC 612 BITE Glossary
TR

ARINC 613 Guidance for Using the Ada Programming Language in Avionics Systems

ARINC 614 Standard Firmware Loader For Avionics Shops


N

ARINC 615 Airborne Computer High Speed Data Loader, Supplement 3


O

ARINC 616 Avionics Subset of ATLAS Language

ARINC 620 Data Link Ground System Standard And Interface Specification
C

ARINC 623 North American Specification for ACARS-Based Messages


O

ARINC 624 Design Guidance For Onboard Maintenance System


R

ARINC 626 Standard ATLAS For Modular Test


EU

ARINC 627 Programmers Guide For Smart Systems Using ARINC 626 ATLAS

ARINC 629 Multi-Transmitter Data Bus

ARINC 629 Multi Tester Data Bus

ARINC 631 Aviation Packet Communications Functional Description

ARINC 651 Design Guidance For Integrated Modular Electronics

ARINC 659 Backplane Data Bus for Integrated Modular Avionics

ARINC 701 Flight Control Computer System

ARINC 702 Flight Management Computer, Supplement 4 & 5

ARINC 703 Thrust Control Computer

ARINC 704 Inertial Reference System, Supplement 6

ARINC 705 Altitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS)

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ARINC 706 Subsonic Air Data System

ARINC 707 Radio Altimeter, Supplement 6

ARINC 708 Airborne Weather Radar

ARINC 709 Airborne Distance Measuring Equipment, Supplement 8

ARINC 709A Precision Airborne Distance Measuring Equipment

ARINC 710 Mark 2 Airborne ILS Receiver

ARINC 711 Mark 2 Airborne VOR Receiver

L
ARINC 714 Mark 3 Airborne SELCAL Systems

IA
ARINC 715 Airborne Passenger Address Amplifier

ARINC 716 Airborne VHF Communications Transceiver

R
ARINC 717 Flight Data Acquisition And Recording System

AI
ARINC 718 Mark 3 ATC Transponder

ARINC 719 Airborne HF/SSB System

ARINC 720
L
Digital Frequency/Function Selection for Airborne
O
ARINC 722 Electronic Equipment Protection Video System
TR

ARINC 723 Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS)

ARINC 724 Mark 2 Aircraft Communications


N

ARINC 724A Mark 2 ACARS Avionics


O

ARINC 724B Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS)

ARINC 725 Electronic Flight Instruments (EFIS)


C

ARINC 726 Flight Warning Computer System


O

ARINC 727 Airborne Microwave Landing System


R

ARINC 728 Avionics Refrigeration and Cooling System (ARCS)


EU

ARINC 729 Analog And Discrete Data Converter System

ARINC 730 Airborne Separator Assurance System

ARINC 731 Electronic Chronometer

ARINC 732 Mark 2 Airborne Passenger Audio Entertainment Tape Reproducer, Supplement 1

ARINC 735 Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), Supplement 1

ARINC 737 On Board Weight and Balance System. Supplement 1

ARINC 738 Air Data and Inertial Reference System (ADIRS)

ARINC 739 Multi-Purpose Control and Display Unit

ARINC 740 Multiple-Input Cockpit Printer

ARINC 7411P2 Aviation Satellite Communication System Part 2 - Satellite Design

ARINC 741P1 Aviation Satellite Communication System Part I - Aircraft Installation Provisions

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ARINC 741P4 Aviation Satellite Communications System Part 4 - Specification and Description Language

ARINC 742 Design Guidance For Windshear Warning and Guidance Equipment

ARINC 743 Airborne Global Positioning System Receiver

ARINC 743A GPS/GLONASS Sensor

ARINC 744 Full Format Printer

ARINC 745 Automatic Dependent Surveillance, Supplement 1

ARINC 746 Cabin Communications System, Supplement 1

L
ARINC 747 Flight Data Recorder

IA
ARINC 748 Communications Management Unit (CMU)

ARINC 750 VHF Data Radio (VDR)

R
ARINC 751 Gate-Aircraft Terminal Environment Link (Gatelink) - Aircraft Side

AI
ARINC 752 TFTS Airborne Radio Sub-System

ARINC 753 HF Data Link System

ARINC 757 Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR)


L
O
ARINC539A Airborne 400 Hz AC Tape Reproducer
TR

ARJE Advanced Remote Job Entry

ARLO Air Liaison Officer


N

ARM ADS Report Message


O

ARM Air Request Message

ARM Aerodrome Resource Management


C

ARM Anti-Radiation Missile


O

ARM Armenia
R

ARM Asynchronous Response Mode


EU

ARM Availability, Reliability and Maintainability

ARMATS Armenian ANSP

ARMATS Armenian Air Traffic Services

ARMC Administrative Reform Monitoring Committee

ARMET forecast upper wind & temperature

ARMWG Agency Risk Management Working Group

ARN ATS Route Network (Réseau de routes ATS)

ARN Aeronautical Route Network

ARN ATS Routes and Associated Navigation Means

ARN Ats Routes & associated Navigation means

ARN-1 (Table) Basic ATS Route Network in the Lower and Upper Airspace

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ARN-2 (Table) Radio Navigation Aids Associated with the Basic ATS Route Network Terminal Area and Instrument Approach
Procedures

ARN-V2 ATS Route Network - Version 2 (ECAC, EATMP)

ARN-V3 ATS Route Network - Version 3 (ECAC, EATMP)

ARNG ARraNGe

ARNSS Aeronautical Radio Navigation Services

ARNV5 ATS Route Network Version 5

ARNVST ATS Route Network Very Short Term

L
ARO Air Traffic Services Reporting Office

IA
AROS Aeronautical Reporting Office

R
ARP Air RePort (message type designator)

AI
ARP Address Resolution Protocol

ARP Azimuth Reference Pulse

ARP Aerospace Recommended Practice L


O
ARP Aerodrome Reference Point

ARP Automated Route Planning


TR

ARP/TF Task Force on Arrangements and Regulatory Processes governing the Route Charges System under the
revised Convention (Équipe spéciale sur le cadre institutionnel et les processus de réglementation qui régiront
le Système de redevances de route sous le régi
N

ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency


O

ARPANET ARPA Network


C

ARPL ADEXP repetitive flight plan message (Message de plan de vol répétitif ADEXP)
O

ARQ Automatic Response to Query


R

ARQ Automatic Repeat Request

ARQ Automatic ReQuest for repeat (or retransmission).


EU

ARR ARRive, ARRival (message type designator)

ARR institutional ARRangements

ARR SP Arrival Sequence Planner

ARS Aeronautical Radio Navigation Service

ARS Administrative Region Selector

ARS Avoidance Routing scheme

ARS Agency Safety Regulation

ARS Automatic Route Selection

ARSA Airport Radar Service Area

ARSC Administrative Reform Steering Committee (EUROCONTROL)

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ARSC Air Rescue Sub Centre

ARSR Air Route Surveillance Radar (aircraft equipment) (US)

ARST ARreSTing

ART Analysis and Replay Tool

ART Antenna Revolution Time

ART-DACO ARTAS Dataflow Controller

ARTAS ATM Surveillance Tracker and Server System (Système de poursuite et serveur radar ATC)

L
ARTAS TF ARTAS Task Force

IA
ARTAS/CAM OS ATM Surveillance Tracker and Server / Central ARTAS Maintenance and Operational Support

ARTCC Air Route Traffic Control Centre (US)

R
ARTEMIS Advanced Relay and Technology Mission Satellite

AI
Artemis An ESA experimental telecommunications satellite hosting an EGNOS navigation transponder

ARTES 9 Advanced Research in Telecommunication Systems

ARTF
L
Administrative Reform Task Force (Équipe spéciale sur la réforme administrative)
O
ARTS Area Radar Training Squadron (US)
TR

ARTS Automated Radar Terminal System

ARU Airspace Reservation Unit


N

ARU ARCHIVE to Unix


O

ARWG Administrative Reform Working Group (Groupe de travail sur la réforme administrative)

ARYM Ancienne République Yougoslave de Macédoine = FYROM


C

AS Airborne Surveillance
O

AS Airspace
R

AS Anti-Spoofing
EU

AS Altimeter Settings

AS Airspeed

AS Application Services

as AltoStratus

AS AIRAC Support team (Équipe « Appui AIRAC »)

ASA Airborne Separation Assurance

ASA Automatic Slot Assignment

ASA Aircraft Surveillance Applications

ASA Automated Support to ATS (Appui automatisé à l'ATS)

ASA American Standards Association (old title of the present ANSI)

ASA Airborne Separation Assistance

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ASA Airspace Safety Analysis Group

ASA Airborne Surveillance Application

ASA Aircraft Situation Awareness

ASA Aviation Safety Alliance

ASA Automated Support to ATS

ASA System Automatic Slot Assignment System

ASACS Air Surveillance and Control System

L
ASAG Automated Support to ATS Focus Group

IA
ASAP Advanced System Architecture for Postscript

ASAP Alcohol & Substance Abuse Policy

R
ASAP Aircraft Separation Assurance Programme

AI
ASAP Alternative Slot Allocation Procedure

ASAP Advanced Sectorization & Automation Project (Avinor Oslo)

ASAP As soon as possible / practicable


L
O
ASARP ACAS Safety Analysis post-RVSM Project
TR

ASARS Air Surveillance Airborne Radar System

ASAS Airborne Separation Assistance/Assurance System (Système embarqué d'aide à la séparation)


N

ASAS-TN ASAS Thematic Network


O

ASASA Agenda to Support Aviation Safety in Africa

ASAT Actual Start-Up Approval Time


C

ASATC Aviation Safety and Air Traffic Control project (Projet "Sécurité de l'aviation et contrôle du trafic aérien")
O

ASB ANSP Strategic Board


R

ASBT Actual Start Boarding Time


EU

ASBU aviation system block upgrade

ASC Ascending

ASC Education allowance (Allocation scolaire)

ASC ASCent, ASCending To ...

ASC Aviation System Coordinator

ASCAP Automatic SSR Code Assignment Procedure

ASCB Avionics Standard Communication Bus

ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ASCOT Airport Slots Compliance Tools

ASD Air Situation Display

ASD Aircraft Situation Display

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ASD Acceleration Spectral Density

ASD ATM Service Delivery

ASD Avionic System Division

ASD AeroSpace & Defence Industries Association of Europe

ASD Architecture and System Design Section (CFMU)

ASD-TF Air Situation Display Task Force

ASDA Accelerate Stop Distance Available

L
ASDAR Aircraft to Satellite Data Relay

IA
ASDE Airport Surveillance Detection Equipment

ASDE Airport Surface Detection Equipment

R
ASDE Airfield Surface Detection Equipment

AI
ASDIC Anti-Submarine Detection & Identification Committee

ASDT Actual Start-Up Clearance Delivery Time

ASE Altimetry System Error


L
O
ASE ATM System Engineering (Systémique de l'ATM)
TR

ASE Agence Spatiale Européenne - ESA

ASE Application Service Element


N

ASE-TF ATM System Engineering Task Force (EATM)


O

ASEAN Association of South-East Asian Nations

ASECNA Agency for the safety of air navigation in Africa and Madagascar (Agence pour la Sécurité de la Navigation
C

Aérienne en Afrique et à Madagascar)


O

ASEP ACCS Surveillance Exploratory Prototype (NATO / SHAPE)

ASEP Airborne Separation


R

ASEP C&P Airborne Separation Crossing & Passing


EU

ASEP-ITP Airborne Separation - In Trail Procedure

ASEs Application Service Elements

ASFA Airborne Surveillance Functional Architecture (project)

ASFCG Aeronautical Spectrum and Frequency Consultation Group

ASHTAM NOTAM relating to volcanic and/or dust activity (ICAO)

ASI Aerospace Sciences Inc.

ASI Air Speed Indicator

ASI Forum Airborne Surveillance Infrastructure

ASIA Approach Spacing for Instrumented Approach

ASIA Asia (ICAO Region)

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ASIC Application Specific Integrated Circuit

ASIT Administration & Services of Information Technologies (Administration et prestation des services IT)

ASIVAL Assessment of the ATM System Configuration Subject to Validation

ASK Amplitude-Shift Keying

ASL ATM Service Levels

ASLT Advanced Solid Logic Technology

ASM Ad-hoc Scheduling Message

L
ASM Airspace Management (Gestion de l'espace aérien)

IA
ASM ASsuMe (control)

ASM Auxiliary Storage Manager

R
ASM SG Airspace Management Sub-Group (Sous-groupe "Gestion de l'espace aérien")

AI
ASM-HB Airspace Management Handbook

ASM-SG Airspace Management Subgroup (EATM) (Sub-Group of ANT) / Sous-groupe "Gestion de l'espace aérien"

ASM-TD Airspace Management - Tool Demonstrator


L
O
AsMA Aerospace Medical Association
TR

ASMA Arrival Sequencing and Metering Area

ASMAC Automated System for Management of Aeronautical Charting


N

ASMC Airspace Management Communications


O

ASMC Aerodrome Surface Movement Control

ASMF Airspace Management Function


C

ASMI Airfield Surface Movement Indicator


O

ASMSG Airspace Management Sub-Group/ Sous-groupe "Gestion de l'espace aérien"


R

ASMT Automatic Safety Monitoring Tool


EU

ASMTF Airspace Management Task Force

ASN Aviation Safety Network

ASN Abstract Syntax Notation

ASN 1 Abstract Syntax Notation One

ASN.1 Abstract Syntax Notation No. 1

ASNO Approach Sequence Number

ASO Application Service Object

ASO Agency Security Office (EUROCONTROL)

ASO Air Surveillance Officer

ASOC Army Support Operations Centre

ASOC Air Sovereignty Operations Centre

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ASOP Airspace Organisation and Procedures

ASOR Allocation of Safety Objectives and Requirements

ASOS Automated Surface Observing System

ASP Aeronautical Information Service Staff Profile Task Force

ASP Air Situation Picture

asp Assigned Speed

ASP Adjustable System Parameter (ODS)

L
ASP Actual Surveillance Performance

IA
ASP Aeronautical Surveillance Panel

ASP Air Navigation Service Provider

R
ASP ATM Service Provider

AI
ASP Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) as written in ECIP

ASP AIRCOM Service Processor (SITA)

ASP Arrival Sequence Planner


L
O
ASP Air Space
TR

ASPA Airborne Spacing Application

ASPA ASAS Spacing


N

ASPA - ITP AS application - In-trail procedure in oceanic airspace


O

ASPA - S&M AS application - Enhanced sequencing and merging operations

ASPA-C Enhanced crossing and passing operations


C

ASPA-ITP Airborne Spacing


O

ASPA-S&M ASPA - Sequencing & Merging


R

ASPH ASPHalt
EU

ASPIRE Asia and South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions

ASPL Abbreviated System Flight Plan (N-FDPS)

ASPM Aviation System Performance Metrics (FAA)

ASPP Aeronautical Fixed Service and System Planning Panel

ASQF Application Specific Qualification Facility (EGNOS)

ASR BD Agency Safety Regulatory Business Division (EUROCONTROL)

ASR Air Safety Report

ASR Airport Surveillance Radar (TAR)

ASR Auxiliary storage Save / Restore

ASR Agency Safety Regulator

ASR Airfield Surveillance Radar

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ASR Automatic Send / Receive

ASRB Agency Safety Regulation Bureau (EUROCONTROL)

ASRO Agency Safety Regulatory Oversight Unit (Unité de supervision réglementaire de la sécurité de l'Agence)

ASRS Aircraft Status Report Service

ASRS Aviation Safety Reporting System (US)

ASRT Actual Start up Clearance Request Time

ASRT Air Support Radar Team

L
ASSA Airport surface situational awareness

IA
ASSAP Airborne Surveillance and Separation Assistance Processing

ASSI Aviation Safety Services International

R
ASSIST Acknowledge, Separate, Silence, Inform, Support and Time (Accuser réception, Séparer, faire le Silence,

AI
Informer, Soutenir et laisser du Temps)

ASSIST Assistance for SES Implementation to Stakeholders

ASSP Application Specific Standard Product L


O
ASSR Assigned SSR code (FPPS/DECADE)

ASSTAR Advanced Safe Separation Technologies and Algorithms


TR

AST Annual Summary Template

AST Airspace Structure (Structure de l'espace aérien)


N

AST-FP Annual Summary Template Focal Point (Correspondant AST national)


O

ASTA Atc Strategic & Tactical Adviser (EUROCONTROL)


C

ASTA Airport Surface Traffic Automation


O

ASTAAC Arithmetic Simulation Tool for ATFCM and Advanced Concepts

ASTAC Aviation Safety and Air Traffic Control


R

ASTER Aviation Safety Targets for Effective Regulation


EU

ASTERIX All-purpose Structured EUROCONTROL Surveillance Information Exchange (formerly "All-purpose Structured
EUROCONTROL Radar Information Exchange")

ASTF Air Server Task Force

ASTP ADS Studies and Trials Project

ASTRA Customised version of ARTAS designed for airport surveillance

ASU ACAS Support Unit

ASU ATM Surveillance Units

ASUP Amsterdam SUPervisor

ASW Air Situation Window

ASW Anti-Submarine Warfare

AT Air Transport

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AT Austria, Republic of Austria (ISO Country Code)

AT Actual Time Count Down

AT Adjacent Tracked

AT Aircraft Type

AT Access and Terminals

AT Active Target

AT At Time

L
AT Actual Time countdown

IA
AT-SAT Air Traffic Selection and Training (US)

AT1 Active Target 1

R
AT2 Active Target 2

AI
AT3 Active Target 3

AT4 Active Target 4

ATA Air Transport Association (of America)


L
O
ATA Actual Time of Arrival
TR

ATA Air Traffic Alliance

ATA 100 Air Transport Association (numbered definitions)


N

ATAA Air Traffic and Airport Administration


O

ATAAS Advanced Terminal Area Approach Spacing

ATAC Airspace Traffic Data Capture


C

ATAF Allied Tactical Air Force / Force Aérienne Tactique (=FATA)


O

ATAFF Air Traffic Arbitrated Free Flight


R

ATAG Air Transport Action Group (Groupe d'action du transport aérien)


EU

ATAR Automatic Air Reporting

ATARS Automatic Traffic Avoidance and Resolution System

ATAS Air Traffic Advisory Service

ATB Air Transport Bureau (ICAO)

ATC Air Traffic Control (Contrôle de la circulation aérienne)

ATC EUC Air Traffic Controller European Unions Coordination

ATC-HMI Air Traffic Control Human Machine Interface

ATC-TRG Air Traffic Control TRaininG tool

ATC/AD Air Traffic Control / Air Defence

ATCA Air Traffic Control Association (US)

ATCA Allied Tactical Communications Agency

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ATCA Air Traffic Control Assistant

ATCAF ATC Advanced Functions

ATCAP Air Traffic Control Automation Panel (ICAO)

ATCAS (Sweden) ATC Automated System

ATCC Air Traffic Control Centre / Centre de Contrôle de la Circulation Aérienne

ATCC Air Traffic Control Clearance

ATCEUC Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination

L
ATCgram Illustration in graph form of the main functional levels of ATC systems

IA
ATCI Air Traffic Control Instructions

ATCI Airport ATC and Information systems

R
ATCITP ATC Instructor Training Plan

AI
ATCO Air Traffic Control Organisation

ATCO Air Traffic Control Officer, Air Traffic Controller (Contrôleur de la circulation aérienne)

ATCOTS Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution


L
O
ATCRBS Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System (USA, referring to SSR)
TR

ATCRU Air Traffic Control Radar Unit

ATCS Air Traffic Control Services


N

ATCS Air Traffic Control Service / Service du Contrôle du Trafic Aérien (=SCTA)
O

ATCSCC Air Traffic Control System Command Center (US)

ATCSQ Air Traffic Control Safety Questionnaire


C

ATCT Airport Traffic Control Tower


O

ATCU Air Traffic Control Unit


R

ATD Air Traffic Control & Data Processing


EU

ATD Actual Time of Departure

ATD Air Traffic Services Development

ATD Along Track Distance

ATD ARTAS Test Description (FAT)

ATDMA Asynchronous Time Division Multiple Access

ATDS Airborne Tactical Data System

ATE Automatic Test Equipment

ATE Actual Time Of Entry (of aircraft into AIRSPACE_VOLUME)

ATFC Air Traffic Flow Controller (Contrôleur-régulateur des courants de trafic aérien)

ATFCC Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Controller

ATFCM Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management (Gestion des courants de trafic aérien et de la capacité)

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ATFM Air Traffic Flow Management (Gestion des courants de trafic aérien)

ATFMC Air Traffic Flow Management Communications

ATFMC ATFM Component

ATFMO Air Traffic Flow Management Organisation

ATFMP Air Traffic Flow Management Position (CFMU)

ATFMS Air Traffic Flow Management System

ATFMS Air Traffic Flow Management Service

L
ATFMU Air Traffic Flow Management Unit

IA
ATFR Air Traffic Flow Regulator

ATFSM Automated(/ic) Treatment of Flight Safety Messages

R
ATG At The Glass

AI
ATG Air Traffic Generator

ATH Athinai FMU

ATI ATM Implementation (EEC)


L
O
ATI Automatic Tracking Initiation
TR

ATIC Administrative and Technical Inspection Committee (Agency structure) / Mission d'Inspection administrative et
technique (=MIAT)

ATIDS Airport Surface Target Identification System


N

ATIEC Air Transportation Information Exchange Conference


O

ATIF ATN Trials Infrastructure (Infrastructure pour les essais ATN)


C

ATILO Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization / Tribunal Administratif de l'Organisation
internationale du Travail (=TAOIT)
O

ATIS Automatic Terminal Information Service


R

ATLAS Air Traffic Land & Airborne Systems (European Commission)


EU

ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode

ATM Air Traffic Management (Gestion du trafic aérien)

ATM Air Transport Movement

ATM 2000 + ATM Strategy for the years 2000+ (Stratégie de la gestion de la circulation aérienne pour les années 2000+)

ATM 2000+ SB ATM 2000+ Strategy Board

ATM R&D RG European ATM Research and Development Programme Review Group

ATM-IS ATM Information Service

ATM-NMF Air Traffic Management Network Management Function

ATM/CNS Air Traffic Management/ Communications Navigation Surveillance

ATM/LT Air Traffic Management/ Long-term Target

ATM/runway Air Traffic Management

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ATM2000 EUROCONTROL Air Traffic Management Strategy for the years 2000+

ATMAP ATM Airport Performance

ATMARP ATM's Address Resolution Protocol

ATMAS Air Traffic Management Automated System

ATMAW Air Traffic Management Awareness

ATMB ATM Policy Bureau

ATMB Air Traffic Management Bureau (Civil Aviation Authority of China)

L
ATMB/CRV Agency ATM Content Review Division

IA
ATMB/CRV/FRM Flexible Resource Management (ATMB)

ATMB/SRE ATM Strategic Relations Division

R
ATMC Frankfurt FMU

AI
ATMC Airspace & Traffic Management Centre, (Frankfurt)

ATMC Air Traffic Management Centre

ATMCE ATMC Estimate (message type)


L
O
ATMCP Air Traffic Management Operational Concept Panel (ICAO)
TR

ATMCT Air Terminal Movement Control Team Centre (NATS UK)

ATMG Air Traffic Management Group


N

ATMG Airspace and Traffic Management Group


O

ATMGE Air Traffic Management Group-East (ICAO)

ATMO Air Traffic Management Organisation


C

ATMOS Air Traffic Management Operating System


O

ATMPP ATM Performance Partnership


R

ATMRPP ATM Requirements and Performance Panel


EU

ATMS Advanced Text Management System

ATMS Advanced Air Traffic Management System

ATMS Air Traffic Management System

ATN Aeronautical Telecommunication(s) Network / Réseau de télécommunications aéronautiques

ATN EURET see EURATN

ATN RD Aeronautical Telecommunication Network Routing Domain

ATN RDC Aeronautical Telecommunication Network Routing Domain Confederation

ATN-ES ATN End-System

ATN-VDL Aeronautical Telecommuncations Network / VHF Digital Link

ATNAVICS Air Traffic Navigation, Integration and Coordination System

ATNC ATN and Communication Architecture

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ATNI Aeronautical Telecommunication Network Internet

ATNI ATN Implementation

ATNI-TF ATN Implementation Task Force

ATNP Aeronautical Telecommunication Network Panel (Groupe d'experts du réseau de télécommunications


aéronautiques)

ATNS Air Traffic and Navigation Services

ATNSI ATN System Inc. (US)

ATO Actual Time Overhead or Overflying (CFMU - CASA)

L
ATO Actual Time Over

IA
ATO Airborne Traffic Observation

R
ATO Air Traffic Organization (FAA)

AI
ATOBIA Air Transport Operators Benefit Incentive Analysis

ATOC Allied Tactical Operations Centre

ATOCC L
Air Transportation Operations Consultation Committee (Canada)
O
ATOP Advanced Technologies and Oceanic Procedures

ATOPS Advanced Transport Operating System


TR

ATOT Actual Take-Off Time

ATOW Actual Take-Off Weight


N

ATP At ... Time, Place


O

ATP ARTAS Test Plan (FAT)


C

ATPL Airline Transport Pilot's Licence


O

ATR ARTAS Trouble Report

ATR Air Transport Racking


R

ATR Anti-Transmit / Receive


EU

ATR ARTAS Test Results (FAT)

ATRAC Air Navigation Services Employee Training Concept

ATRACC ATC System for Riga Area Control Centre

ATRK Alone Track Error

ATRS Air Transport Research Society

ATS ATC applications & Systems (Applications et systèmes ATC)

ATS Air Traffic Services (Services de la circulation aérienne)

ATS Alternate Time Sources

ATS Advanced Telecommunications Services

ATS BD Air Traffic Services Business Division (EUROCONTROL)

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ATS-IP Air Traffic Services IP network

ATS-No.5 Air Traffic Services Number 5 signalling protocol

ATS-QSIG Air Traffic Services Signalling at the Q reference point

ATS-R2 Air Traffic Services- R2 signalling protocol

ATSA Air Traffic Situational Awareness

ATSA Air Traffic Services Authority (Bulgaria)

ATSA Airborne Traffic Situational Awareness

L
ATSA-AIRB Air Traffic Situational Awareness Airborn

IA
ATSA-ITP Air Traffic Situation Awareness - In Trail Procedure

ATSA-SURF Air Traffic Situational Awareness Surface

R
ATSA-SVA AS application - Enhanced successive visual approaches

AI
ATSA-VSA Air Traffic Situational Awareness Visual Separation on Approach

ATSAW Air Traffic Situational Awareness (Sensibilisation à la situation de trafic environnante)

ATSC Air Traffic Services Communications


L
O
ATSD Air Traffic Services Department of UK CAA
TR

ATSD Air Traffic Situation Display

ATSEP Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel


N

ATSEX ATS External Communications


O

ATSIN Air Traffic Services Information Notice (UK CAA)

ATSIS Air Traffic Services Investigation System


C

ATSL Approved Technology Standards List


O

ATSMHS ATS Message Handling Service


R

ATSMS Air Traffic Services Message Service


EU

ATSN Air Traffic Service Network

ATSO Air Traffic Services Organisation

ATSO Air Traffic Services Operator

ATSORA Air Traffic Services Outside Regulated Airspace

ATSP Air Traffic Service Provider

ATSQSIG ATS Q Signalling Protocol

ATSRO Air Traffic Services Reporting Office

ATSSD ATS Standards Department

ATSU Air Traffic Service Unit

ATSup Air Traffic Supervisor

ATT aircraft ATTitude (Indicator)

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ATT Along Track Tolerance

ATT Attitude

ATT Actual Time at Target

ATTAS Advanced Technologies Testing Aircraft System (Banc d'essais volant destiné à l'étude des technologies de
pointe applicables aux avions civils)

ATTN ATTentioN

ATTOT Aircraft Operator Target Take-Off Time

ATTT Actual Time To Turnround

L
ATW Along Track Waypoint

IA
ATWR Apron TWR

R
ATX Actual Time Of Exit (of aircraft from AIRSPACE_VOLUME)

AI
ATYP Aircraft TYPe

ATZ Aerodrome Traffic Zone

AU Arbitrary Unit L
O
AU Air Navigation Unit

AU Access Unit
TR

AU Airspace User

AU Administrative Unit
N

AU-31 Administrative Unit-31


O

AU-32 Administrative Unit-32


C

AU-4 Administrative Unit-4


O

AUA ATC Unit Airspace

AUAG ATC Units Airspaces Grouping


R

Aud Audio aids


EU

AUE AUEnhausen (Air Defence Station)

Aug AUGust

AUG ARTAS User Group (Groupe des utilisateurs de l'ARTAS)

AUI Access Unit Interface

AUO Airspace User Operations

AUP Airspace Use Plan (Plan d'utilisation de l'espace aérien)

AUP Acceptable Use Policy (Politique d'utilisation acceptable) (CFMU)

AUS Airspace Utilisation Service

AUSTRO CONTROL Österreichische Gesellschaft für Zivilluftfahrt mbH (AT)

AUT AUTomatic

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AUTH AUTHorised, AUTHorisation

AUTO initiate a track AUTOmatically using speed vector

AUTOCAD Automatic Computer Aided Design

AUTONAV Autonomous Navigation

AutoNav Auto-Navigation

AUTOPS Autonomous Flight Operations

AUTOVON Automatic Voice Network

L
AUW All Up Weight

IA
AUX AUXiliary

AV Airspace data validation team (Équipe « Validation des données d'espace aérien »)

R
AV Airspace Volume

AI
AV Audio-visual aids

AVAL ACAS on VLJs and LJs - Assessment of Safety Level

AVASI Abbreviated Visual Approach Slope Indicator


L
O
avasis Abbreviated Visual Approach Slope Indicator System
TR

AVBL AVailaBLe, AVailaBiLity

AVD Alternate Voice/Data


N

AVE Avis de vacance d'emploi


O

AVENUE ATM Validation Environment for Use towards EATMS (Projet AVENUE (Environnement de validation ATM
pour la transition vers l'EATMS))
C

AVG Average
O

AVG Approach with Vertical Guidance

AVGAS AViation GASoline


R

AVI Audio / Visual Interleaved


EU

AVINOR Norwegian Air Navigation Service Provider

AVION Appareil Volant Imitant les Oiseaux Naturels

AVLC Aviation VHF Link Control

AVM MADAP Data Available

AVNET Assitenza al Volo Network (IT)

AVOL Aerodrome Visibility Operational Level

AVPAC Aviation VHF Packet Communications

AVS SARP Data Available

AVS Adjust Vertical Speed

AVSEC Aviation Security (Unit of DSS CMAC ) - Unité "Sûreté de l'aviation".

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AVSSSG Air traffic services Voice Switching and Signalling Study Group

AVT ADS Validation Testbed

AVT ADS-B/TIS-B Validation Testbed (Banc d'essai de l'ADS-B et du TIS-B)

AW Aerial Work

AW Area Width

AW Aerial Work

AW/P Active Way Point

L
AWACS Airborne Warning and Control System / Système de détection aéroporté (=SDA) (E-3A aircraft)

IA
AWARE Ground Traffic Situation Awareness Tool

AWE Adaptable Windowing Environment

R
AWF Automatische Wahlvermittlung für die Flugsicherung

AI
AWG Area Working Group (Groupe de travail sectoriel)

AWG American Wire Gauge

AWIPS Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System


L
O
AWIR Automatically generated What-If Re-routing / Outil de Simulation Automatique des Réacheminements
TR

AWO All Weather Operations

AWOG All Weather Operations Group


N

AWOP All Weather Operations Panel (ICAO)


O

AWOS Automatic Weather Observing System

AWP Ancillary Working Position


C

AWP Arrival Waypoint


O

AWR Airborne Weather Radar


R

AWS Aerial Warning System


EU

AWX All Weather

AWY Airway

AX ADEXP Templates

AXI Auto transmission Inhibited

AXIT Actual Taxi-In Time

AXOT ActualTaxi-Out Time

AXP Adaptive cross Parity checking

AXT Crossing the holding stop bar

AZ Aerodrome zone

AZ Azimuth

AZ Azerbaijan (ISO country code)

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AZ Aerodrome sets

AZANS Azerbaijan ANSP

AZERTY (arrangement of keys on keyboard, French style)

B Belgium

b Byte(s)

B RNAV Basic RNAV

B&A Business and Administration Unit (IANS)

L
B&D Bearing and Distance

IA
B&H Bosnia and Herzegovina

B-AMC Broadband Aeronautical Multi-Carrier Communication System

R
B-CAS Beacon Collision Avoidance System

AI
B-CDA Basic-Continuous Descent Approach

B-ICI Broadband Inter Carrier Interface

B-ISDN Broadband Integrated Service Digital Network


L
O
B-QSIG Broadband QSIG
TR

B-RNAV Basic Area Navigation (Navigation de surface de base) (+/- 5nm 95% of the time)

B-RNP Basic RNP 1


N

B-VHF Broadband VHF


O

B/C Benefit to Cost (ratio)

B/CRS Back Course


C

B/M TM Business/Mission Trajectory Management


O

B2B Business-to-Business
R

B2C Business-to-Consumer
EU

B30 a geodesic reference frame

B747 Boeing 747 (an aircraft type)

B8ZS Binary 8 Zero Substitution

B8ZS Bipolar with 8 Zeros Substitution

BA tellBack Area

BA Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ISO Country Code)

BA Business Aviation

BA Barometric Altitude

BA British Airways

BA Braking Action

BAA British Airports Authority

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BAC Basic Access Control (US)

BADA Base of Aircraft Data (Base de données d'aéronefs)

BAe British Aerospace

BAF Bundesaufsichtsamt für Flugsicherung

BAF Belgian Air Force

BAFO Best And Final Offer

BAFVK BetriebsAnweisung für den FlugVerkehrsKontrolldienst

L
BAG British Airports Group

IA
BALUN BALanced / UNbalanced

BAM Balanced Asynchronous Mode

R
BAM Business Area Manager (Gestionnaire de domaine)

AI
BANC Baltic Air Navigation Cooperation

BAR Barometric

BARCS
L
CRCO computer system for bilateral charges (Système de facturation des redevances mis en place par le
O
SCRR au titre des accords bilatéraux)

BARS Behaviour Anchored Rating Scales


TR

BARTCC Berlin Air Route Traffic Control Centre

BASE cloud BASE


N

Base AM Base Arrival Manager


O

Base AMD Base Arrival Manager Display


C

BASIC Beginners All purpose Symbolic Instruction Code


O

BAST Basic ATC Skills Trainer (EUROCONTROL)

BAT Barometric Pressure Setting Advisory Tool


R

BAT BATtery
EU

BATAP 'Type-B' Application-To-Application Protocol

BATR Bande d'atterrissage train rentré (Belly landing strip)

BAW123 British Airways Flight 123

BAW4123 British Airways Flight 4123

BAZ Back Azimuth

BAZ Bundesamt für Zivilluftfahrt (Austria) (AT) / Austrian aviation authority

BBC British Broadcasting Corporation

BC Business Continuity

BC Business Centre Section (from DEVD)

BC Before Christ

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BC Basic Call

BCA Border Crossing Authority

BCAR British Civil Airworthiness Requirements

BCAS Beacon based Collision Avoidance System

BCBP Bilateral Communication Plan Coordination

BCC Block Check Character

BCC Block Count Check

L
BCD Binary-Coded Decimal (digital coding)

IA
BCFG Fog Patches

BCI Business Continuity Institute

R
BCK Back-up

AI
BCM Business Continuity Management

BCN BeaCoN (aeronautical ground light)

BCP
L
Business Continuity Plan (Plan de continuité des activités)
O
BCP Best Current Practices
TR

BCP Boundary Crossing Point (N-FDPS)

BCQ Body Clock Questionnaire


N

BCS Block Check Sequence


O

BCST BroadCaST

BCWP Budgeted Cost of Work Performed


C

BCWS Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled


O

BD Border
R

Bd Baud
EU

BDAM Basic Direct Access Method

BDE Batch Data Exchange

BDL Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft (Federal Association of the German Air Transport
Industry)

BDP Bureau de Piste (FR)

BDP Brussels ACC Computer

BDR Battle Damage Repair

BDRY BounDaRY

BDS Comm-B Data Store

BDS Binary Data Sub-field

BDS Comm-B Data Selector

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BDS comm-B-Data Subfield

BDS Board Data System

BDS-buffer B Data Selector - Buffer

BDS1 BDS Sub-Field 1

BDS2 BDS Sub-Field 2

BDT Business Development Trajectory

BDU Basic Data Unit

L
BDY Boundary Point (ENV entity type, used in all CHMI)

IA
BDY BounDarY(ies) & UAC sectors

BE Belgium

R
BE Belgium (ISO Country Code)

AI
BEA Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses (France)

BEA Budget and Economic Affairs (Section « Budget et affaires économiques »)

BEAR BEARing
L
O
BEBS Best Efficiency Best Served
TR

BECN Backward Error Congestion Notification

BEE Bureau Européen de l'Environnement (FR)


N

BEH Brussels East High


O

BEI Banque Européenne d'Investissement / European Investment Bank (EIB)

BEIDOU Chinese satellite navigation system


C

BEL BELl (=bell)


O

BEL Brussels East Low


R

BELGOCONTROL Belgian Operator of Air Traffic Management, both for airport and en-route traffic
EU

BEM Boundary Estimate Message (SARP)

BENELUX Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg

BER Bit Error Rate

BER Burst Error Rate

BER Basic Encoding Rules

BERD Banque européenne pour la reconstruction et le développement / European Bank for Reconstruction and
Development (=EBRD)

BERT Bit Error Rate Test, (or Tester).

BETA Benefit Evaluation by Testing an A-SMGCS

BF Briefing Facilities

BFD Basic Flight Data message

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BFIS Baggage Flow Information Service

BFL Blocked Flight Level area

BFO Beat Frequency Oscillator

BFR BeFoRe

BFS (Z) Bundesanstalt für Flugsicherung (Zentralstelle) (DE)

BFTF Briefing Facility Task Force

BFU Bundesstelle für FlugunfallUntersuchung (German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accident Investigation)

L
BFWG Budgetary and Financial Working Group (Groupe de travail budgétaire et financier (GTBF))

IA
BFWG-4 Budgetary and Financial Working Group (4 States)

BG Bulgaria (ISO Country Code)

R
BGAN Broadband Global Area Network

AI
BGD Background

BGP Border Gateway Protocol

BHA Brussels High Assistant controller


L
O
BHCA Busy Hour Call Attempt
TR

BHDCA Bosnia and Herzegovina Directorate of Civil Aviation

BHDOC Block Hour Direct Operating Costs


N

BHL-System (Name of HR-registration system)


O

BHP Brake Horse Power

BHS baggage-handling systems


C

BIA Business Impact Analysis (MIS)


O

BIAC Brussels International Airport Company


R

BIANCA Backup Integrated AeroNautical CommunicAtions


EU

BIC Best in Class

BIF Deliver Implementation Benefits Faster (EATCHIP Adaptation)

BIH Bureau International de l'Heure = International Time Bureau (ITB)

BIN Broadcast Identification Number

BINOC Belgian Integrated Network Operations Centre

BIOS Basic Input / Output System

BIP Business Information Publications

BIP Business Improvement Proposal

BIRD Banque Internationale pour la Reconstruction et le Développement (ONU) / International Bank for
Reconstruction and Development (=IBRD)

BIRDTAM Bird hazard noTAM (NOTAM reporting bird hazard)

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BIS Business Intelligence System

BIS Boundary Intermediate System

BISAM Basic Indexed Sequential Access Method

BISDN Broadband ISDN

BIST Build-In Self Test (ODS)

Bit Binary Digit

BIT Built-In Test

L
BIT/s BInary digiTs (bits) per Second

IA
BITE Built-In Test Equipment

BKH Brussels Koksy High

R
BKL Brussels Koksy Low

AI
BKN BroKeN

Bldg BuiLDinG

BLERT BLock Error Rate Test


L
O
BLH Brussels Luxembourg High
TR

BLK BLocKed

BLL Brussels Luxembourg Low


N

BLNS BaLooNS
O

BLO BeLOw clouds

BLSN BLowing SNow


C

BLUE MED Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Egypt, Tunisia FAB


O

BLUE MED [Regional project: joint feasibility study for the establishment of Functional Airspace Blocks over the
Mediterranean ]
R

BLW BeLoW
EU

BM Business Manager

BM Basic Measurement

BMA Business Management (Gestion des activités)

BMCS Backup Master Control Station

BMD Basic Measurement Display

BMD Briefing Meeting of Directors (Réunion de travail des Directeurs)

BMIC Bus Master Interface Controller

BMP Batch Message Processing

BMS Bureau Militaire de Standardisation (FR)

BMS Building Management System

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BMST Bare Multi Sensor Tracker

BMT Business/Mission Trajectory

BMUN Better Meet User Needs (EATCHIP Adaptation)

BN Backbone Node (RMCDE/ RADNET)

BN Bayesian Network

BN Backbone Network

BN Briefing Note (OGHFA)

L
BNC Backbone Network Computer (RADNET)

IA
BNC BayoNet Locking Coax (connector)

BNF Backus-Naur Form

R
BNH Brussels Nicky High

AI
BNIA Bureau national de l'informatique et d'assistance au vol

BNL Benelux

BNL Brussels Nicky Low


L
O
BNLX BeNeLuX
TR

BNN Boundary Network Node

BNR Binary
N

BNS Basic Name Server


O

BO Business Object

BOC Bus Out Check


C

BOC Binary Offset Carrier


O

BOH Brussels Olno High


R

BOI Biographical Oriented Interview


EU

BOL Brussels Olno Low

BOMB BOMBing

BOOST Building Object Oriented Software Technology

BOP Budget opérationnel de programme

BOS Behaviour anchored Rating Scales

BP Best Practices

BP British Petroleum

BP Business Plan

BPA Barometric Pressure Altitude

BPE Boundary Point of Entry

BPF Band Pass Filter

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BPG Boundary Point Geographical

BPI Bits Per Inch

BPL Boundary Point Lateral

BPM Business Process Management

BPN Boundary Point of eNtry (local route)

BPR Business Processes Review

BPS Barometric Pressure Setting

L
BPS Business Planning & Support

IA
bps Bits per second

BPS Boundary Point Sector

R
BPS BD Business Planning & Support Business Division (EUROCONTROL)

AI
BPSK Binary Phase Shift Keying

BPSX Boundary Point Sector Exit

BPX Boundary Point of eXit


L
O
BPXA Boundary Point of eXit Aerodrome of destination (Linked)
TR

BPXF Boundary Point of eXit truncated route (T)

BPXL Boundary Point of eXit Lateral


N

BPXS Boundary Point of eXit Subjacent


O

BR Mist

BRA Bearing, Range and Altitude


C

BRA Basic Rate Access


O

BRADS Business Report Application Development System


R

BRAINS Baggage Routing and Information System


EU

BRE BREkendorf (Air Defence Station)

BRF Short (describing type of approach required)

BRG BeaRinG

BRI Basic Rate Interface

BRIA Bureau régional d'information et d'assistance au vol

Brief Briefing

BRIGHT Intensify selected tracks in "OWN" sector

BRITE Basic Rate access t-InTerface Extension

BRITE Basic Research in Industrial Technologies for Europe = EURAM

BRKG BRaKinG

BRNAV Basic Area Navigation

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BRO BROckzetel (Air Defence Station)

BRS Back-up Radio System

BRT Beta-Release Transfer

BRT CON Brightness Controll (N-FDPS)

BRU BRUssels sectors

BS British Standard

BS Band Stop (ACS)

L
BS BackSpace

IA
BS Basic Strip(s)

BS BootStrap (RADNET Introduction - MAS)

R
BS Broadcasting Station (commercial)

AI
BS1 Incomplete Basic Strip (1) Plan

BSA Belgian Supervisor Authority

BSAM Basic Sequential Access Method


L
O
BSAP Broadcast Service Access Point
TR

BSC Binary Synchronous Communications (CFMU)

BSC Balanced Scorecard


N

BSC Basic Services Component


O

BSCU Brake Steering and Control Unit

BSD Barco Synoptic Displays, (TWS)


C

BSD Berkeley Software Distribution


O

BSI British Standards Institute


R

BSM Basic Storage Module


EU

BSN BDU Sequence Number

BSP Business Systems Planning

BSS Best Signal Selection (ODS)

BSS Basic System Software

BSS Broadcast Satellite Services

BSS Broadband Swicthing Systems

BSU Beam Steering Unit

BT Bandwidth Time

BT British Telecom

BT Business Trajectory

BTAM Basic Telecommunications Access Method

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BTC Business TeleCommunications

BTC Basic Training Course

BTDC Before Top Dead Centre

BTE Bi-directional Transceiver Element

BTEC Business and Technician Education Council

BTH (R) Beyond the Horizon (Radar)

BTIV Bureau de transmission des informations en vol

L
BTL BeTween Layers

IA
BTN BeTweeN

BTO Block Time Overshoot

R
BTS Batch Terminal Simulator

AI
BTS Back-up Telephone System

BTV Brake to Vacate

BUG Bertem (Radar) User's Group


L
O
BUL-ROM Bulgaria/Romania FAB (Danube FAB)
TR

BULATSA Bulgarian Air Traffic Services Authority

BUP Backup
N

BVR Beyond Visual Range


O

BW Bandwidth

BWB Blended Wing Body


C

BWH Brussels West High


O

BWP Budget and Work Programme Planning / Planification du Budget et du programme de travail
R

BY Belarus (ISO Country Code)


EU

BZ billing zone/zone de facturation

C Centre (runway ID)

C Band Frequency Band

C Consumables

C Programming Language

C Confirm

c Speed of Light in free space (300,000 metres per second)

C Current sector (N-FDPS)

C Degrees Centigrade (Celsius) (°C)

C Programming Language

C&M Control and Monitoring

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C&P Crossing & Passing

C- Programming Language

C-ATM Cooperative Air Traffic Management (ATM coopératif)

C-ATSU Controlling ATS Unit

C-band C-Band (radar frequency band)

C-BAS Competency-Based Assessment System

C-Channel Circuit Mode Channel

L
C-DPI Cancel - DPI

IA
C-DPI Cancel-Departure Planning Information

C-GATE Cancel Gate

R
C-Gate Cancel Gate (DEVD)

AI
C-SAS Cranfield Situation Awareness Scale

C/A Coarse/Acquisition Code

C/A Code Course / Acquisition Code


L
O
C/AFT CNS/ATM Focused Team
TR

C/d Capacity demand ratio

C/M Carrier-to Multi-Path Ratio


N

C/N Carrier to Noise Ratio


O

C/N0 Carrier-to-Noise-Density Ratio

C/R Command/Response bit


C

C/S CallSign (of aircraft)


O

c/s Cycles per Second (= Hertz = Hz)


R

C1 Radio Navigation Satellite Services Frequency (5010-5030 MHz)


EU

C102(TSO) Helicopter Radar Approach, Issued 04/02/84 (RTCA DO-172, Issued 03/83)

C104(TSO) Microwave Landing System (MLS) Receiving Equipment, Issued 06/82 (RTCA DO-174, Issued 03/82)

C105(TSO) Optional Display For Weather Radar, Issued 06/84 (RTCA DO-174, Issued 03/81)

C110(TSO) Airborne Thunderstorm Detector, Issued 01/01/01,(RTCA DO-187, Issued 11/84

C115(TSO) RNAV Equipment Using Multi_Sensor, Issued 06/86 (RTCA DO-187, Issued 11/84)

C118(TSO) Airborne TCAS I Equipmen4 Issued 08/88 (RTCA DO-197, Issued 3/87)

C119(TSO) Airborne TCAS II Equipment (RTCA DO-185, Issued 09/83)

C120(TSO) RNAV Equipment Using OMEGA/VLF, Issued 01/88 (RTCA DO-185 issued 9/83)

C2 Command and Control

C2 Level Security Level in the United States Department of Defense

C2-SPI Pulse Position C2 - Special Position Indicator (SPI) pulse phantom

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C3 Command, Control and Communications

C31d(TSO) High Frequency (HF) Communications Transmitting Equipment, Issued 04/84 (RTCA DO-163, Issued 03/76)

C32d(TSO) High Frequency (HF) Communications Receiving Equipment, Issued /83

C34e(TSO) ILS Glide Slope Receive Equipment, Issued 01/88 (RCTA DO-192, Issued 07/86)

C35d(TSO) Radio Marker Receiving Equipment, Issued 04/71 (RTCA DO-143, Issued 01/70)

C36e(TSO) ILS Localizer Receiver Equipment, Issued 01/88 (RTCA) DO-195, Issued 11/86)

C37d(TSO) VHF Comm transmitting Equipment, Issued 08181 (RTCA DO-157, Issued 08/81(RTCA DO_157, Issued
08/74)

L
C38c(TSO) VHF Comm Receiving Equipment; Issued 08/81 (RTCA DO-156, Issued 08/74)

IA
C38d(TSO) Receiving Equipment, Issued 08/81 (RTCA DO_186, Issued 1/84)

R
C3CM(TSO) Command, Control and Communications Countermeasures

AI
C3I Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (network)

C3T Controller Tools and Transition Trials. See EVP.

C40c(TSO) L
Airborne VOR Receiving Equipment, Issued 01/88 (RTCA DO-1996, Issued 11/86)
O
C41d(TSO) Airborne ADF Equipment, Issued 05/86 (RTCA DO-179, Issued 05/82)

C4I Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence


TR

C50c(TSO) Audio Selector Panel and Amps, Issued 01/83 (RTCA DO-170, Issued 01/80)

C57a(TSO) Headsets And Speakers, Issued 01/83 (RTCA DO-170, Issued 01/80)
N

C58a Aircraft Microphones, Issued 01/83 (RTCA DO-170, Issued 01/80)


O

C59 Selective Calling (SELCAL) Equipment, Issued 01/01 (RTCA DO-93, Issued 2/59)
C

C60b RNAV Equipment Using LORAN -C, Issued 05/88 (RTCA DO-194, Issued 11/86)
O

C63c Airborne Weather Radar, Issued 08/83 (RTCA DO-173 Issued 11/80)

C65a Doppler Radar Air Speed Equipment, Issued 08/83 (RTCA DO-158, Issued 11/75)
R

C66b Airborne DME (Distance Measuring Equipment), Issued 08/81 (RTCA DO-1514, Issued 04/60)
EU

C67 Airborne Radar Altimeters, Issued 11/64 (RTCA DO-103, Issued 4/60)

C68a Dead Reckoning Computer Equipment, Issued 08/83 (RTCA DO-158, Issued 10/75)

C74e Airborne ATC Transponder Equipment, Issued 01/01 (RTCA DO 161A, Issued 05/76)

C87a Low Range Radar Altimeters, Issued 01/01 (RTCA DO-155, Issued 01/74)

C91a Emergency Locator Transmitter, Issued 04/85 (RTCA DO-183, Issued 5/83)

C92b Ground Proximity Warning (GPWS) Equipment, 01/01 (RTCA DO-161A, Issued 05/76)

C94a OMEGA Receiving Equipment, Issued 08/81 (RTCA DO-164A, Issued 09/79)

CA Count Area

CA Civil Aviation

CA Conflict Alert

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CA Circulation aérienne

CA Course to an Altitude (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

CA Certificate of Airworthiness

CA Computer Associates

CA Command Area

CA Capability

CA CApability (-control bit)

L
CAA Computer Aided Analysis

IA
CAA Civil Aviation Authority (Autorité de l'aviation civile) (UK)

CAAC Civil Air Authoriy - China

R
CAAS Common Aeronautical Address Form

AI
CAAS Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore

CAAS Common AMHS Addressing Scheme

CAAS Computer Aided Approach Sequencing


L
O
CAASD Centre for Advanced Aviation System Development
TR

CAATS Canadian Automated Air Traffic System

CAATS Cooperative Approach to Air Traffic Services


N

CAB-E Change Approval Board - Eng.


O

CAB-O Change Advisory Board - Operations

CAC Coastal Assistant Controller


C

CAC Connection Admission Control


O

CAC Centralised Approach Control


R

CAC Common Acceptance Criteria


EU

CACD Central Airspace and Capacity Database

CAD Computer Aided / Assisted Design

CAD/CAM Computer Aided Design / Computer Aided Manufacturing

CADAS Computer-controlled Avionics Data Acquisition System

CADD Computer Aided Draughting & Design

CADF Centralised Airspace Data Function (ECAC) (Fonction de centralisation des données concernant l'espace
aérien de la CEAC)

CADIN Czech Automated Data Interchange Network

CADS Centralised ADS

CADS Combined Arrival and Departure Sequencing/Study (APATSI)

CAE Computer Aided Engineering

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CAEP Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (Comité de la protection de l'environnement en aviation)

CAER Computer Assistance for En-Route ATC

CAERAF Common American-European Reference ATN Facility / Dispositif ATN de Référence commun pour les Etats-
Unis et l'Europe

CAF/LOC Certificat d'aptitude à la fonction/position de contrôle local

CAFA Causal Factor Analyses Group

CAFAC Commission Africaine de l'Aviation Civile (African Civil Aviation Commission, AFCAC)

CAFE Conventional Armed Forces in Europe

L
CAFO Committee on Air traffic management and Flight Operations

IA
CAG Circulation aérienne générale (General Air Traffic (GAT))

R
CAGR compound annual growth rate

AI
CAI Civil Aviation Inspection

CAI Computer Assisted Instruction

CAI Contractor Acceptance and Inspection L


O
CAI Cooperative Airspace Initiative

CAI Computer Assisted Input


TR

CAIA Collaborative Airline Interface to CFMU (Interface conjointe des compagnies aériennes avec le CFMU)

CAIIS Computer Aided Imagery Interpretation System


N

CAIM Craft Autonomous Integrity Monitoring


O

CAIR Confidential Aviation Incident Reporting


C

CAIRDE Civil Aviation Integrated Radar Display Equipment (IRE)


O

CAL Computer Aided Learning

CAL Computer Aided Logistics


R

CAL Code Allocation List


EU

CALLSGN Callsign

CALM Computer Assisted Landing Management System

CALS Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistic Support

CAM Control And Monitoring

CAM Conflict Alert Message (MADAP)

CAM Circulation Aérienne Militaire (FR)

CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing

CAMACA Commonly Agreed Methodology for Airport Airside Capacity Assessment

CAMAR Conflict Alert Message Analysis and Reporting

CAMC Conflict Alert Message Collection

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CAMC Canadian Aviation Maintenance Council

CAMES Cooperative ATM Measures for a European Single Sky (Mesures de coopération ATM pour un ciel européen
unique)

CAMI Civil Aeromedical Institute

CAMOS Centralised ARTAS Maintenance & Operational Support (appui centralisé à l'exploitation et à la maintenance
de l'ARTAS)

CAMPS Computer Aided Message Processing System

CAMU Central Airspace Management Unit (South Africa)

L
CAMUS Czech Automated Multi radar System

IA
CAN Contract Award Notice

CAN CANcel

R
CAN Proj. Croatian Air Navigation Project

AI
CANAC Computer Assisted National ATC Centre (B)

CANSO Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation

CAO Collaboration with Airport Operations


L
O
CAO Civil Aviation Office (Poland)
TR

CAO Computer Assisted Operations

CAOC Combined Air Operations Centre


N

CAOFA Coordination of Air Operations in the Forward Area


O

CAP Controller Access Parameters

CAP Civil Aviation Publication (UK CAA)


C

CAP Code Allocation Plan


O

CAP Controller Access Protocol


R

CAP Computer Aided Production


EU

CAP Common ATM Plan (Plan ATM commun)

CAP Comité administratif paritaire

CAP Corrective Action Plan

CAP CAPacitor

CAP Cost Allocation Principle

CAP Combat Air Patrol

CAP Capacity

CAPA CEATS ANS Providers Association

CAPAN Capacity Analyser

CAPC Civil Aviation Planning Committee (NATO)

CAPE Computer Assisted Planning Experiment

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CAPEX Capital Expenditure (Dépenses en capital)

CAPIG CEATS Airspace Planning and Implementation Group

CaPlan TF Capacity Planning Task Force

CAPOC Pensions Administrative Committee of the Coordinated Organisations (Comité d'Administration des pensions
des Organisations Coordonnées)

CAPP Client Applications Section (previously DEVD) (Section « Applications clients »)

CAPPI Constant Altitude Plan Position Indicator

CAPRI Core Applications Production Infrastructure

L
CAPS CEATS ANS Providers Support

IA
CAPSIN Civil Aviation Packet Switching Integrated Network (UK)

R
CAPST Cooperative Area Precision Tracking System

AI
CAPT Coverage Analysis and Planning Tool

CAQC Computer Aided Quality Control

CAR Caribbean Region L


O
CAR Central Access Routing

CAR Committed Access Rate


TR

CARA Controller Action Reliability Assessment

CARA Collaborative Arrival Regulation Avoidance


N

CARAT Computer-Aided Route Allocation Tool (Aide informatisée à l'attribution de routes)


O

CARATS Collaborative Actions for Renovation of Air Traffic Systems


C

CARD CNS/ATM Research and Development


O

CARD CNS Applications - Research and Development

CARD Conflict And Risk Display (ODID)


R

CARDS Community Assistance for Reconstruction, Development and Stabilisation (Assistance communautaire pour la
EU

reconstruction, le développement et la stabilisation)

CARE Cooperative Actions of R&D in EUROCONTROL (Actions coopératives de recherche et développement à


EUROCONTROL)

CARF Central Altitude Reservation Function

CARFE Conference on Airport and Route Facility Economics (ICAO) / Conference sur la gestion des aéroports et des
installations et services de route

CARP Computed Air Release Point

CARS Controller Acceptance Rating Scale

CART Competency Assessment and Refresher Training

CART Classification And Regression Trees

CAS Channel Associated Signalling

CAS Control Augmentation System

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CAS Computerised Assessment System

CAS Calibrated Air Speed

CAS Collision Avoidance System

CAS Compte d'affectation spécial

CAS Close Air Support

CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia

CASA Computer-Assisted Slot Allocation (Allocation de créneaux assistée par ordinateur) (CFMU)

L
CASCADE Cooperative ATS through Surveillance and Communications Applications Deployed in ECAC

IA
CASE Computer-Aided Software Engineering

CASE Computer Aided System Engineering

R
Case Case Study

AI
CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering

CASI CFMU Aircraft Situation Image

CASOR Civil Area Services Operations Room


L
O
CASP Common AIS Staff Profiling
TR

CASSIS CTA ATM System Integration Studies (Project)

CASSY Cockpit Assistant System


N

CAST Consequences of future ATM systems for air traffic controller Selection and Training
O

CAST Comprehensive Airport Simulation Tool

CAST Commercial Aviation Safety Team


C

CAST Computer-Aided Software Testing


O

CAST Centre of Aviation Safety Technology (Civil Aviation Authority of China)


R

CASTA Controller Associate for Strategic and Technical Advice


EU

CAT Commercial Air Transport

CAT Computer Assisted Teaching / Training

CAT Clear Air Turbulence

CAT Category

CAT Continuous Attention Task

CAT Data Category

CAT Capacity Assessment Team

CAT I ILS Category I Instrument Landing System

CAT x Category x Precision Approach (I , II or III)

CAT-1 Category One

CAT001 ASTERIX Category 001

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CAT002 ASTERIX Category 002

CAT003 ASTERIX Category 003

CAT004 ASTERIX Category 004

CAT008 ASTERIX Category 008

CAT009 ASTERIX Category 009

CAT010 ASTERIX Category 010

CAT011 ASTERIX Category 011

L
CAT017 ASTERIX Category 017

IA
CAT018 ASTERIX Category 018

CAT019 ASTERIX Category 019

R
CAT020 ASTERIX Category 020

AI
CAT021 ASTERIX Category 021

CAT022 ASTERIX Category 022

CAT023 ASTERIX Category 023


L
O
CAT030 ASTERIX Category 030
TR

CAT031 ASTERIX Category 031

CAT032 ASTERIX Category 032


N

CAT033 ASTERIX Category 033


O

CAT034 ASTERIX Category 034

CAT048 ASTERIX Category 048


C

CAT061 ASTERIX Category 061


O

CAT062 ASTERIX Category 062


R

CAT063 ASTERIX Category 063


EU

CAT065 ASTERIX Category 065

CAT128 ASTERIX Category 128

CAT150 ASTERIX Category 150

CAT151 ASTERIX Category 151

CAT152 ASTERIX Category 152

CAT153 ASTERIX Category 153

CAT241 ASTERIX Category 241

CAT242 ASTERIX Category 242

CAT244 ASTERIX Category 244

CAT251 ASTERIX Category 251

CAT252 ASTERIX Category 252

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CAT253 ASTERIX Category 253

CAT254 ASTERIX Category 254

CAT255 ASTERIX Category 255

CATCAS Copenhagen ATC Automated System

CATCAS Copenhagen Air Traffic Control Automated System (DK)

CATCO Chief ATC Operations

CATF Conformity Assessment Task Force (Équipe spéciale sur l'évaluation de la conformité)

L
CATIA Computer graphics Aided Three dimensional Interactive Applications

IA
CATIA TF on CNS/ATM Implementation Aspects

CATMAC Cooperative Air Traffic MAnagement Concept

R
CATMT Collaborative Air Traffic Management Technology

AI
CATO Civil Air Traffic Operations

CATS Contract-based Air Transportation System

CATS Data Categories (ASTERIX)


L
O
CATSA Croatian air Traffic Services Authority
TR

CATSIM CAA Air Traffic Simulator (UK)

CATV Community Antenna TeleVision


N

CAUSE Collision Avoidance Requirements for UAS


O

CAUTRA Coordinateur AUtomatique de TRafic Aérien (Automated Computer System for Air Traffic)

CAV Constant Angular Velocity


C

CAVA Concerted Action on Validation of ATM Systems


O

CAVOK Clouds and Visibility OK


R

CAW Channel Address Word


EU

CB Central Battery

Cb Cumulonimbus

CBA Cross-Border Area (Zone de ségrégation temporaire transfrontalière)

CBA Cost-Benefit Analysis (Analyse coûts-avantages)

CBAS Competence-Based Assessment System

CBCZ Cross Border Charging Zone

CBD Component Based Development

CBDS Circuit Board Design System

CBE Computer Based Education

CBE/T Computer Based Education/Training

CBESC CFMU Building Extension Steering Committee (Comité directeur pour l'extension du bâtiment du CFMU)

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CBI Computer Based Instruction

CBIPO Custom Built Installation Processing Offering

CBL Calculated Boundary Level (N-FDPS)

CBM Core Business Manager (Gestionnaire "Activités principales")

CBN Common Backbone Network (subnetwork RAPNET = system of the national ATS, DFS = PSN)

CBO Cross-Border Operations (Exploitation transfrontalière)

CBPDO Custom Built Product Delivery Offering

L
CBPE Computer-Based Practical Exercises

IA
CBPM Computer-Based Performance Measure

CBQ Class Based Queuing

R
CBR Constant Bit Rate

AI
CBS Cost Breakdown Structure

CBS Cost/Benefit Studies

CBT Computer Based Tool


L
O
CBT Computer Based Training / Formation assistée par Ordinateur
TR

CBU Core Business Unit (Unité "Activités principales")

CBX Computerised Branch eXchange


N

CC Contextual Condition
O

CC Call Control

CC Cluster Controller
C

CC Clearing Cause
O

CC Change Control
R

CC Coordinator Controller
EU

CC Client Code

CC Common Control unit

CC Connection Confirm

CC Cirro-Cumulus

CC UK Competition Commission

CC0 Congestion Control Level 0

CC1 Congestion Control Level 1

CC2 Congestion Control Level 2

CC3 Congestion Control Level 3

CCA Channel Control Array

CCA Common Cause Analysis

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CCA CFMU Customer Access

CCAMS Centralised SSR Code Assignment and Management System (Système centralisé de gestion et d'assignation
des codes SSR)

CCB Change Control Board

CCB Configuration Control Board

CCBS Call Completion to Busy Subscribers

CCC Common Core Content (of ATC Training)

CCC Cellular CNS Concept

L
CCC Command, Control and Communications

IA
CCC Coastal Coordinating Controller

R
CCC Central Computer Complex

AI
CCCB Configuration Change Control Board

CCCC Cross Channel Coordination Centre

CCCI L
Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (network)
O
CCD Continuous Climb Departures

CCD Charge Coupled Device


TR

CCDS Code Callsign Distribution Systems

CCE Commission des Communautés européennes ; Commission européenne (FR) / Commission of the European
N

Communities (=CEC) ; European Commission (EC)


O

CCESC CEATS Chief Executive Standing Conference

CCF Centralised Control Function (LATCC)


C

CCF Central Control Facility (EGNOS)


O

CCFG Computer & Communications Facilities Group


R

CCFP Collaborative Convective Forecast Product


EU

CCFS Communication/ACAS Capability and Flight Satus

CCFT Cold Cathode Fluorescent Tube

CCG CEATS Coordination Group (Groupe de coordination CEATS)

CCI Co-Channel Interference

CCIA Computer & Communications Industry Association

CCIP Code-Callsign Input Position (MADAP)

CCIR Comité Consultatif International des Radiocommunications - International Radio Consultative Committee (now
ITU-R)

CCIS Closed Circuit Information System

CCITT Comité Consultatif International Télégraphique et Téléphonique (UIT) - International Telegraph and
Telephone Consultative Committee (ITU)

CCL Compliance Check List (Liste de contrôle de conformité)

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CCL Code Callsign List

CCL Crossing Climb

CCL Croatia Control Ltd.

CCL Computation Cycle Loop

CCM Corporate Conceptual Model

CCM Configuration Control Manager

CCM CASA Cancellation Message

L
CCM Centre de Contrôle Militaire / Military Control Centre (=MCC)

IA
CCM Computerised Control and Monitoring

CCMAV Commission consultative des marchés d'achat et de vente (Advisory Committee on Procurement and Sales

R
Contracts)

AI
CCMB CFMU Crisis Management Board (Comité de gestion des crises du CFMU)

CCMG CEATS Civil/Military Group

CCMS L
Central Claim Management System (formerly CFMU Claim Management System)
O
CCMS Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society (NATO)

CCN Contract Change Note


TR

CCNR Call Completion on No Reply

CCP Contract Change Proposal


N

CCP Circuit Switched Public Data Network


O

CCP Code Callsign Printout


C

CCP Configuration Control Plan


O

CCPUG Change Control Procedure (ref. STD-CM/PRO/CCPUG)

CCR Centre de Contrôle Régional


R

CCR ConCurrency and Recovery


EU

CCR Cancel Contract Request

CCR Commitment Concurrency and Recovery

CCS Code CallSign

CCS Cabin Communications Systems

CCS Common Channel Signalling

ccs Hundred Call Seconds (= 1 Erlang)

CCs Contractual Conditions

CCS Change CallSign message

CCT Code Callsign Table

CCT Communications Coordination Team, (EATCHIP)

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CCTV Closed Circuit Television

CCU Cartridge Control Unit

CCW Channel Command Word

CCW Counter-Clockwise

CCWG Customer Consultation Working Group

CD Council Directive

CD Call Deflection

L
CD Collision Detection

IA
CD Course to a DME Distance (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

CD Conflict Display (ODID)

R
CD Compact Disc

AI
CD CanDela

CD&A Conflict Detection and Avoidance

CD-2 Transmission format for radar data


L
O
CD-I Compact Disc Interactive
TR

CD-ROM Compact Disk / Read Only Memory

CD2 Common Digitizer 2


N

CDA Current Data Authority (ICAO)


O

CDA Continuous Descent Approach (Approche en descente continue)

CDA Continuous Descent Arrival (ICAO)


C

CDA Client Defined Area (CFMU)


O

CDA CoorDination Acceptance (message)


R

CDA Conflict Display Area. Coordination Approval / CoorDination Acceptance (message)


EU

CDB Central Data Bank (former DBE)

CDB Central Data Base

CDC Consistent Datastore Copy

CDC Centre de Détection et de Contrôle

CDE Crossing Descent

CDE Chef d'équipe

CDFA Continuous Descent Final Approach

CDG Console Design Group

CDG Charles De Gaulle (Paris North Airport)

CDG Core Drafting Group (Selection)

CDGPS Canadian Differential GPS

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CDI Coordination Information

CDI Course Deviation Indicator

CDL Configuration Deviation List

CDM Collaborative Decision-Making (prise de décision en collaboration)

CDM CFMU Data Modelling Working Group

CDM Concert Data Manager

CDM Code Division Multiplexing

L
CDM-A CDM - Airport

IA
CDMA Code Division Multiple Access

CDMS Corporate Document Management System

R
CDN CoorDinatioN (message type designator)

AI
CDN Airspace Crossing Coordination Message

CDN Coordination Message

CDO Continuous Descent Operations


L
O
CDP Central Data Processing
TR

CDP Computer Diagnostics Program

CDPS Central Data Processing System (Système central de traitement des données)
N

CDQ Chef de quart


O

CDR Conditional Route (Route conditionnelle)

CDR Coded Departure Routes (US)


C

CDR Coordination Request (message)


O

CDR Call Detail Recording


R

CDR Critical Design Review


EU

CDR Conflict Detection and Resolution

CDR1 Conditional Route category 1 - Permanently plannable CDR during times published in national AIPs

CDR2 Conditional Route category 2 - Non-Permanently Plannable

CDRL Contractual Deliverable Requirement List -

CDRL Contracts Data Requirements List (MAS/DFS - ODS)

CDS Controller Display Support

CDS Chef de salle

CDSE Confirmed Data Service Element

CDSEPT Committee to Develop Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing of The American Educational
research Association, The American Psychological Association, and The National Council on Measurement in
Education.

CDT Command Delivery Time

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CDT Chef de tour

CDTF CASCADE Deployment Task Force

CDTI Cockpit Display of Traffic Information

CDTS Console Detailed Technical Specification

CDU Control Display Unit

CDV Cell Delay Variation

CDVT Cell Delay Variation Tolerance

L
CE Clean Earth (Electrical connection)

IA
CE Congestion Experienced

CE Committee of Management (Comité de gestion)

R
CE European Commission / Commission européenne

AI
CE Conformity European

CE Clearance Expires at...

CE-GPS Complément européen au GPS / European GPS Overlay


L
O
CE/R enlarged Committee for Route Charges (Comité élargi pour les redevances de route)
TR

CE/R/MET/TF Task Force on the allocation of MET costs to civil aviation users (Équipe spéciale sur l'imputation des coûts
"MET" aux usagers de l'aviation civile)

CEA Centre for the Evaluation of nuclear protection


N

CEAC Committee for European Airspace Coordination (NATO Group) renamed on 27.4.98 by the North Atlantic
O

Council (=NATMC)

CEAC Conférence Européenne de l'Aviation Civile (= ECAC)


C

CEANS Conference on the Economics of Airports and Air Navigation Services - Conférence sur l'economie des
O

aérports et des services de navigation aérienne


R

CEATS Central European Air Traffic Services

CEATS FSG Central Europe ATS Financial Sub-Group


EU

CEATS LSG Central Europe ATS Legal Sub-Group

CEATS UAC Central European Air Traffic Services Upper Airspace Control Centre

CEATS WGMI CEATS Working Group on Management Issues

CEC Commission of the European Communities ; European Commission / Commission des Communautés
Européennes (=CCE) ; Commission européenne (FR)

CEC Coastal Executive Controller

CECAS CFMU Engineering Competency Assessment Scheme (Système d'évaluation des compétences de la Division
«Technique» du CFMU)

CECUA Conference of European Computer Users Associations

CEDAR Critical Event Detection and Reporting (consortium)

CEDRe Centre d'exploitation, de développement et d'études du réseau d'information de gestion

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CEE Communauté Economique Européenne

CEE Centre expérimental d'EUROCONTROL (EUROCONTROL Experimental Centre (EEC))

CEECs Countries of Central and Eastern Europe ; Central and Eastern Europe Countries / Pays d'Europe centrale et
orientale (=PECO)

CEF Contrast Enhancement Filter

CEF Capacity Enhancement Function (Fonction de renforcement de la capacité)

CEFA CRCO Extranet For Airspace users - (Extranet du SCRR pour les usagers de l'espace aérien)

CEFA Cooperation for Environmentally Friendly Aviation (ERA, ACI, AEA, AECMA, EBAA, EUROCAE)

L
CEFR CDTI Enhanced Flight Rules

IA
CEG Continuous Edge Graphic

R
CEG Chief Executive Group (Groupe des Administrateurs généraux)

AI
CEG CESC Executive Group (Groupe de direction de la CESC)

CEI Commission électrotechnique internationale / International Electrotechnical Commission (=IEC)

CELI Congressional Economic Leadership Institute L


O
CELP Code Excited Linear Prediction

CEM Collaborative Environmental Management / gestion concertée de l'environnement


TR

CEM Capacity Enhancement Manager (Gestionnaire du renforcement de la capacité)

CEMA Chef d'Etat-Major de l'Armée (FR)


N

CEMT Conférence Européenne des Ministres des Transports / European Conference of Ministers of Transport
O

(ECMT)

CEMT CFMU Effort Management Tool


C

CEN Comité Européen de Normalisation / European Committee for Standardization


O

CEN Certificat d'Examen de Navigabilité


R

CENA Centre d'études de la navigation aérienne (French air navigation study centre) (DGAC/DNA)
EU

CENELEC European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (Comité européen de normalisation


électrotechnique)

CENTRA Tool used for teleconferencing and e-learning

CEO Chief Executive Officer

CEP Circular Error Probability

CEPT Conference Europeenne des Postes et Telecommunications

CER Cell Error Ratio

CER Cancel Emergency Mode Request

CERAN Central European suRveillAnce Network

CERCO Comité Européen des Responsables de la Cartographie Officielle

CERG Central European Rotation Group (ICAO group)

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CERN Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire

CERT Computer Emergency Response Team

CES Capacity Enhancement Service (ATFM)

CES Circuit Emulation Service

CES Central and Eastern European States

CESAR Course Evaluation Sheets Analysis and Reporting

CESC Chief Executive Standing Conference (Conférence permanente des Présidents des Comités de direction)

L
CESNAC Centre d'Exploitation des Systèmes de la Navigation Aérienne Centraux (FR)

IA
CEST Central European Standard

CESTOL cruise-efficient short-take off and landing transports

R
CET Central European Time

AI
CETCOPRA Centre d'Etudes des Techniques, des Connaissances et des Pratiques - Univ. Paris I

CEU Central Executive Unit (Organe exécutif central, OEC) - old name, see OPSD

CEU (W)
L
Central Executive Unit (West) for flow management purposes
O
CEU-E Central executive unit with Responsibility for Eastern Europe / Organe executive central pour l'Europe de l'Est
(=OEC-Est)
TR

CEU-W Central executive unit with Responsibility for Western Europe / Organe exécutif central pour l'Europe
Occidentale (=OEC-Ouest)
N

CEV Centre d'essais en vol = Flight Testing Centre


O

CEW Civil Engineering Works

cf Refer To...(from latin ConFero)


C

CF Classification and Filtering


O

CF Coordination Function
R

CF Control Function
EU

CF Course to a Fix (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

CF Change Frequency to...

CF Control Field

CF Control Functions

CFA Crossed Field Amplifier

CFAR Constant False Alarm Rate (Radar Systems)

CFAR Constant False Alarm Rate

CFB Central Flight plan Bank

CFB Call Forwarding Busy

CFC ChloroFluoroCarbon

CFCF Central Flow Control Facility (US)

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CFD Consistent Flight Data

CFD Change to Flight Data Message

CFDS Central Flight Data Suite (PALLAS system)

CFE Customer Furnished Equipment

CFEOI Call For Expression Of Interest

CFEP Communications Front-End Processor

CFF Critical Flicker Frequency

L
CFG Configuration

IA
CFG CEATS Financial Group (Groupe financier CEATS)

CFI Carbon Financial Instrument

R
CFI Court of First Instance of the European Communities

AI
CFI Customer Furnished Inputs

CFIT Controlled Flight into Terrain

CFL Cleared (Current) Flight Level


L
O
CFL Cleared Flight Level (Niveau de vol autorisé)
TR

CFM Central Flow Management (Gestion centralisée des courants de trafic)

CFM EEC business area - support to ATFM (CFMU)


N

CFM Configuration Manager


O

CFM Confirm message (CRCO claims)

CFMO Centralised Flow Management System


C

CFMU Central Flow Management Unit (Organisme central de gestion des courants de trafic aérien) (NB - No longer
O

used; now replaced by DNM)

CFMUSC CFMU Steering Committee (NB - No longer used; now replaced by DNM)
R

CFNR Call Forwarding No Reply


EU

CFPU Central Flow Processing Unit (in a State)

CFQ Class-based Fair Queuing

CFR Code of Federal Rules (Collection of US laws)

CFRS Concert Frame Relay Service

CFSP Computerised flight plan service provider

CFT Call for Tender

CFTPD Central File of Transponder Performance Data (ECC)

CFU Call Forwarding Unconditional

CFWG CEATS Financial Working Group

CGA Clear and Graded Area

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CGA Colour Graphics Adapter

CGCB Common Ground Communications in the Balkans

CGE General Conditions of Employment governing servants at the EUROCONTROL Maastricht Centre (Conditions
générales d'emploi des Agents du Centre EUROCONTROL à Maastricht)

CGFSNE Comité de gestion du Fonds social pour le non-emploi (Unemployment Fund Management Committee
(UFMC))

CGL Circling Guidance Light(s)

CGM Computer Graphics Metafile

L
CGRAM Comité de Gestion du Régime Assurance Maladie (=SIMC)

IA
CGRC Consultative Group on Route Charges

cgs Centimetre Gram Second

R
CGS Communication Ground Segment

AI
CGSO CEATS Group of Senior Officials (Groupe de hauts fonctionnaires des CEATS)

CH Switzerland (ISO Country Code)

CH CHannel
L
O
CH SVC CHannel number
TR

CHA Character

CHAID Chi Square Automatic Interaction Detection


N

CHAIN Controlled Harmonised Aeronautical Information Network


O

CHAMAN Chaotic Situation Management

CHAMP Collaborative and Harmonised ATCO Manpower Training


C

Chap. Chapter
O

CHASEIT Collabotative Harmonisation of Architecture, System Engineering and Integration Techniques (internal
R

EUROCONTROL Agency)

CHC Coastal High Coordinator controller


EU

CHE Coastal High Executive controller

CHG CHanGe or modification (Message type designator)

CHG Change Message (IFPS)

CHI Computer-Human Interface

CHIEF Project Switzerland (CH), Italy (IT), Spain (ES), France (FR)

CHIF CHannel Interface Feature

CHIRP Confidential human Factors Incident Reporting Programme

CHK CHecK message

CHK MIKE Check Stuck Microphone (N-FDPS)

CHMI Collaboration Human Machine Interface (formerly CFMU Human-Machine Interface)

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CHPID CHannel Path IDentifier

CHRG CEATS Human Resources Group

CI Course to Intercept (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

CI Call Intrusion

CI Continuous Improvement (EEC)

CI Configuration Item

Ci CIrrus

L
CIA CFMU Internet Access

IA
CIA Change Impact Assessment

CIA Command Input Area

R
CIA CFMU Internet Application (Application Internet du CFMU)

AI
CIAAIC Comisión de Investigación de Accidentes e Incidentes de Aviación Civil

CIADN Croatian Integrated Aeronautical Data Network

CIAM
L
Collaboration Interface for Airspace Management
O
CIAO Collaboration Interface for AO
TR

CIAS CFMU Internet Application Service

CIBP CEATS Informal Budget Process


N

CIC Clearances and Information Communications


O

CIC Clearance and Information Communications

CICL Call Intrusion Capability Level


C

CICS Customer Information Control System


O

CICT Convergence and Implementation Coordination Team (renaming of SICT)


R

CID Configuration Identification Document


EU

CID Controller IDentification

CID Case Inspection Delay

CID CWP Information Display (N-FDPS)

CID Computer Interface Device

CIDIN Common ICAO Data Interchange Network (Réseau OACI commun d'échange de données)

CIDR Classless Internet Domain Routing

CIEL Common Interface Exchange Language

CIF Common Interchange Format

CIFLO Collaboration Interface for Flow Management Position

CIGS Ceilings

CILO Capacity Increase of Lower Airspace

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CIM Customer Information Management

CIMACT Civil-Military ATM Coordination Tool

CIMIC Civil-Military Interface Committee

CIMIL Civil-Military Coordination

CIMSEL Civil-Military SSR Environment Liaison Group (Groupe de liaison civil-militaire pour l'infrastructure SSR)

CINCAT Capacity Increase through Computer Assistance Tools

CINCENT Commander in Chief Central Europe

L
CINDI Core IT Novel Development Infrastructure

IA
CINT Call Interception

CINTIA Control of Inbound Trajectories of Individual Aircraft

R
CIO Coastal Input Operator

AI
CIO Conventional International Origin

CIP convergence and implementation plan

CIP Cosine Implementation Phase


L
O
CIP CFMU Implementation Plan
TR

CIPD Convergence and Implementation Programme Document (Document "Programme de convergence et de


réalisation") (now replaced by ESSIP (documents))

CIPL Call Intrusion Protection Level


N

CIPREC Conversational & Interactive PRoject Evaluation & Control


O

CIPROG Cellule Inter-défense de PROGrammation


C

CIR CFMU Interactive Reporting (CFMU - Information interactive)


O

CIR Committed Information Rate

CIREN CFMU Interface for Remote Environment Access


R

CIRG CFMU Internet Requirements Group


EU

CIS Cooperative Independent Surveillance

CIS Commonwealth of Independent States (States of former USSR) / Communauté des Etats indépendants
(=CEI)

CIS Communication and Information Systems

CIS Critical Incident Stress

CISC Conventional Instruction Set Computer

CISC Complex Instruction Set Computing

CISC Corporate Information Systems Committee (Comité pour les systèmes d'information de l'Agence)

CISC Call Independent Signalling Connections

CISCO Cisco Systems Incorporated

CISD Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

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CISM Critical Incident Stress Management (Gestion du stress en cas d'incident critique) (HRT)

CISMO Centralised International System Management Organisation

CISNA Certification, Infrastructure and Safety Support (with NATA, Albania)

CIT Critical Incidence Technique

CIT Near or over large towns, (Cities)

CITO Collaboration Interface for Towers

CITRAC Common Interface for Trajectory Calculation

L
CIU Cabin Interface Unit

IA
CIV Civil

CIV Centre d'information de vol

R
CIV/MIL TF CIVil/MILitary Task Force on mode S

AI
CJCE Cour de justice des Communautés européennes ; Cour de justice européenne / Court of Justice of The
European Communities (=CJEC, COJEC)

CJEC L
Court of Justice of the European Communities (=CJEC, COJEC now European Court of Justice) / Cour de
justice des Communautés européennes ; Cour de justice européenne (=CJCE)
O
CJI Controller Justification Indicator
TR

CK ChecK

CKD Count Key Data


N

CL Cleared
O

CL Cluster

CL Centre Line
C

CL Connectionless Mode Service


O

CL Connectionless
R

CL Controlled Load
EU

CL CLock

CL Climb

CL Code Label

Cl.3 Class 3 Medical Certification of Air Traffic Controllers

CLA CLA procedure, CRCO claim (CLA) procedure (Procédure CLA, procédure de réclamation)

CLA CLear type of ice formation

CLA OCM Clearance Echoback Message (message in the OCM Service)

CLAM Cleared Level Adherence Monitoring

CLAN Client's Local Area Network

CLASS Classroom Techniques

CLBR CaLiBRation

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CLD DCL Clearance (CPDLC)

CLD CLouD

CLD DCL Clearance Message (message in the DCL Service)

Cld PT Cleared Point (N-FDPS)

CLDM Consolidated Logical Data Model

CLDT Calculated Landing Time

CLG CaLlinG

L
CLIMAX Multi-station carrier offset mode, with voting override

IA
CLIMAX Offset carrier system for VHF voice communications

CLIP Calling Line Identification Presentation

R
CLIR Calling/Connected Line Identification Restriction

AI
CLK CLocK system

CLM Concept Lifecycle Model

CLNP Connectionless Network Protocol


L
O
CLNS Connectionless Network Service
TR

CLP Cell Loss Priority

CLP ConnectionLess Protocol


N

CLR Cell Loss Ratio


O

CLR CLeaR(ance), CLeaRed to...

CLSD CLoSe(D), Closing


C

CLSK Commando Luchtstrijdkrachten (Dutch Air Force Command)


O

CLTP ConnectionLess Transport Protocol


R

CLTS ConnectionLess Transport Service


EU

CLV Constant Linear Velocity

CLW Communications List Window

CLX OCM Clearance Message

CM Common Memory (CBN - CNG)

CM Configuration (Context) Management

CM Configuration Management (Gestion de la configuration)

cm centimeter

CM Critical Milestone (MAS/DFS - ODS)

CM Conformance Monitoring

CM Conflict Management

CMA Central Monitoring Agency (NAT)

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CMA Context Management Application

CMA Message Comparison Area

CMA Configuration Management Administration

CMAC Civil-Military ATM Coordination

CMB CliMB

CMB CFMU Management Board

CMB Combined (PSR and SSR)

L
CMC Constant Mach Climb

IA
CMC CIDIN Management Centre

CMC Central Master Clock

R
CMCES Comité Minstériel de Coordination Economique et Social (FR)

AI
CMCSG Civil and Military Coordination Sub-Group

CMD CoMmanD input area

CMD Command
L
O
CMDE Channel Micro-code Device Exerciser
TR

CMDR CoMmanD Reject

CME Coronal Mass Ejection


N

CMFIS Cargo/Mail Flow Information Service


O

CMG Call Management (Gestion des appels)

CMG Crisis management Group


C

CMI Computer Managed Instruction


O

CMIC Civil-Military Interface Standing Committee (Comité permanent d'interface civile-militaire)


R

CMID Communciations "middleware"


EU

CMIDS CFMU Meteorological Information Display System (Système de visualisation des informations
météorologiques)

CMIP Common Management Information Protocol

CMIP Contract Management and Inspection Procedures

CMIP/S Common Management Information Protocol/Service

CMIS Common Management Information Service

CMIS/CMIP Common Management Information Service / Protocol

CMISE Common Management Information Service Element

CMM Capacity Maturity Model (developed by S.E.I.)

CMM Capability Maturity Model

CMM Core Management Meeting

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CMMC Central Monitoring and Management Centre

CMMC Common Maintenance Monitoring and Control

CMMI Capability Maturity Model Integration

CMO CEATS Management Office (Bureau de gestion des CEATS)

CMO Configuration Management Officer

CMOS Complementary Metal Oxid Semiconductor

CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

L
CMOT CMip Over Tcp/ip

IA
CMP Configuration Management Plan

CMP Communications Management Processor

R
CMPL CoMPLete(d), CoMPLetion

AI
CMR Cell Misinsertion Rate

CMS Conversation Monitor System

CMS Common Modular Simulator (CMTP)


L
O
CMS Control and Monitoring System
TR

CMS Central Message Switch

CMS CFMU Management System


N

CMS Circuit Management System


O

CMSA Carrier Sense Multiple Access (ICAO-ADS)

CMSA/CD Carrier Sence Multiple Access / Collision Detect


C

CMSC CEATS and Maastricht Standing Committees


O

CMSD Consultation of Manufacturer and Supplier Data


R

CMSG Create Message


EU

CMT Critical Milestone Test (MAS/DFS - ODS)

CMT Core Management Team

CMT Capacity Management Team

CMTF Equipe spéciale civile-militaire d'EASIE

CMTP Common Medium Term Plan (EUROCONTROL) / Plan commun à moyen terme (=PCMT)

CMTP Corporate Management Training Programme (Programme de formation à la gestion)

CMU Control Management Unit

CMU Communications Management Unit

CMUE Comité militaire de l'Union européenne / European Union Military Committee EMUC

CMV Coverage Measurement Volume

CMVRCO Cancellation Multiple Visual Representation Communication Object

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CMX Critical Milestone X

CN Corporate Network

CN Correspondent Node

CN Permanent Commission (Commission permanente)

CN Change Notice

CN Connectivity Notification

CN Common Network (INTNET/RADNET)

L
CNAA Competent National Aviation Authority

IA
CNACC Common National Area Control Centre

CNAS CFMU Network Administration System

R
CNATCC Common National Air Traffic Control Centre (Bulgaria)

AI
CNAV Future GPS Navigation Message Structure (adopted for L5)

CNC Computerised Numerical Control

CND
L
Cooperative Network Design (Conception d'un réseau coopératif)
O
CND/CMF CND Central Management Functions/ Fonctions centrales de gestion (CND)
TR

CND/CoE CND Centre of Expertise/ (CDN) Centre d'expertise

CND/ND CND Network Development/ (CND) Développement du réseau


N

CND/SC CND SESAR Contribution/ (CND) Contribution à SESAR


O

CND/SESI CND SES Implementation/ (CND) Réalisation du SES

CNES Centre Nationale d'Etudes Spatiales (French Space Agency)


C

CNFL Coordinated Flight Level (N-FDPS)


O

CNG Common Network Group


R

CNIP Calling Name Identification Presentation


EU

CNIR Calling/Connected Name Identification Restriction

CNL Cancel(lation) message (ICAO)

CNL CaNceL(led), flight plan CaNceLlation (message type designator)

CNL ALL Cancel All (N-FDPS)

CNL BRT Cancel BRT (N-FDPS)

CNLCOND ATFM Exceptional Condition Cancellation Message

CNLCOND ATFM Exceptional Condition Cancellation Message

CNLREG ATFM Regulation Cancellation Message

CNM Communication Network Management

CNS Study Group of the Civil and Military Alternates to the Members of the Permanent Commission (Study Group
of Alternates) (Groupe d'étude des Membres suppléants civils et militaires de la Commission permanente
(Groupe d'étude des Suppléants))

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CNS Communication, Navigation & Surveillance (les communications, la navigation et la surveillance)

CNS ContiNuouS

CNS/ATM Communications, Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management (communications, navigation et
surveillance/gestion du trafic aérien)

CNS/ATM-1 Communication, Navigation and Surveillance / Air Traffic Management Package 1

CNSFG CNS Focus Group (Groupe de réflexion sur la CNS)

CNT Count

CO Central Office

L
CO Connection Mode Service

IA
CO COllapsing

R
CO Call Offer

AI
CO Connection Oriented

CO2 carbon dioxide

COBALT L
Common Objective Alignment Team (EATCHIP Adaptation)
O
COBIT Control Objectives for Information and related Technology

COBOL COmmon Business Oriented Language


TR

COBT Calculated Off-Block Time (CFMU)

COC Certificate of Competency


N

COC Combat Operations Centre or Concept


O

COCA Complexity and Capacity Analysis


C

COCESNA Central American Corporation For Air Navigation Service


O

COCOMO COnstructive COst MOdel

COCOS Computer Controlled SSR Code Assignment Procedures


R

COCR Communications Operating Concept and Requirements


EU

COD Common Medium-Term Plan Overview Document

COD SSR Code Assigment

COD CMTP Overview Document, (EUROCONTROL)

COD ssr CODe assignment message

COD Cash On Delivery

CODA Central Office for Delay Analysis (Service central d'analyse des retards de trafic)

CODA Centre d'Opérations de Défense Aérienne

CODASYL COnference on DAta SYstem Languages

CODEC Coder/Decorder (ACS)

CODOI Centre d'Opérations de la Direction Opérationnelle Intégrée (FR)

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CoE Centre of Expertise (Centre d'expertise)

COF Change of Frequency (message)

COF Change of Frequency

COFA Comando Operacional Força Aérea (PT)

COFAR Common Options for Airport Regions

COFEE Checked Operational data FEEder

COFF Common Object Format File

L
COFLIGHT French/Italian/Swiss cooperative development of a new Flight Data Processing System

IA
COFM Conference Facilities Management System (Système de gestion des salles de conférences)

COG Coordination Group (meeting of the EANPG) (ICAO)

R
COHO Coherent Oscillator

AI
COHOR Association française des coordonnateurs d'aéroport (FR)

COI COIL

COL COastal Line map


L
O
COL COastLine
TR

COLL COLLapse flight input

COLL Collapse
N

COLOC Change of Location of Command


O

COLP Connected Line Identification Presentation

COLR Connected Line Identification Restriction


C

COM Communication (equipment) - flight plan item 18 indicator


O

COM "Competency" component of the SMS (CFMU)


R

COM Aeronautical telecommunication service (Service de télécommunications aéronautiques)


EU

CoM EUROCONTROL Committee of Management

COM Communications (ICAO)

COM data COMmunication complex

COM Circulation Opérationnelle Militaire / Operational Air Traffic (=OAT)

COM A standard length message (uplink)

COM B standard length message (downlink)

COM C extended length message (uplink)

COM D extended length message (downlink)

COM Team Communications Team

COM-B Circulation opérationnelle militaire en-route

COM-T Communications Team

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COM/DIV ICAO Communications Divisional Meeting

COM/MET Communications / Meteorology Divisional Meeting

COM/OPS Communications/Operations (ICAO)

COMAL COMmon Algorithmic Language

COMALF-E Commander of Airlift Forces - Europe

COMECON COuncil for Mutual ECONomic assistance

COMED Combined Map and Electronic Display

L
COMG Communications Group

IA
COMIL ATS Coordination Centre for Military Airspace Use (D)

COMIL-1N ATS Coordination Centre for Military Airspace Utilisation - Phase 1 Network

R
COMLAN COMmunication Local Area Network

AI
COMM-A uplink SLM protocol

COMM-B downlink SLM protocol

Comm-B Mode S downlink format DF20 or 21


L
O
COMM-C uplink ELM protocol
TR

COMM-D downlink ELM protocol

COMNAV Groupe de travail sur les Télécommunications et les installations de navigation (CEAC)
N

COMOPS COMputer OPeratorS (MAS Systems Div. Team)


O

COMOPSAIR Air Component of the Belgian Armed Forces

COMOS Common Mode S


C

COMP Competency
O

COMP Operating Company


R

COMPAS Computer Oriented Metering Planning and Advisory System (D)


EU

COMPASS Proposed new 3-D Chinese positioning system

COMSEC Communications Security

COMT Communications Team

COMUTA Comité des Usagers du Transport Aérien (FR)

COMX Undefined Future Communication System (ODS)

CON Contract Change Note

CON CONnector

CON CONsole

CONC CONCrete

CONCISE COsine Network's Central Information Service for Europe

CONCOPS Concept of Operations - Mode S in Europe

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COND CONDition

CONDAR Conflict Detection and Resolution

CONDOR Confidential Direct Occurence Report

CONF 'CONFerence' Facility connects incoming calls to any position

CONF Conference

CONF Conflict

CONFACP Conflict Accept

L
CONOPS Concept of Operations

IA
CONP Connected Name Identification Presentation

CONP Connection Oriented Network Protocol

R
CONS Connection-Oriented Network Service

AI
CONST CONSTructed, CONSTruction

CONT Continue

CONT CONTinue(d)
L
O
Cont'd Continued
TR

CONUS Continental United States

CONV CONVerter
N

COO Coordinator
O

CoO Contract of Objectives

COOPANS Cooperation between LFV (SV), Naviair, Irish Aviation Authority and Thales ATM
C

COOPATS Cooperative Air Traffic Services


O

COORD Coordination
R

COORD CooRDinated
EU

COP ChangeOver Point

COP Commission d'Ouverture des Plis (Tenders Board)

COP Contingency Operations Plan

COP Coordination Point (SYSCO)

COP (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)

COPG Common Operating Procedures Group

COPP Connection Oriented Presentation Protocol

COPS Common Operational Performance Specification

COR Correct

COR Correction request message

COR Correlate

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COR CORrect(ion), CORrected (meteo message)

COR CORrelate(ion)

CORA Conflict Resolution Advisor (Conseiller/assistant à la résolution des conflits)

CORA COnflict Resolution Assistant

CORA Conflict Resolution Assistance

CORA1 Conflict Resolution Assistant 1

CORBA Common Object Request Broker Architecture

L
CORC CEU Ops Room Contingency

IA
CorC Computer language

CORDIS COmmunity Research & Development Information Service

R
CORE Controlled Requirements Expression

AI
CORE CORE Requirements for ATM Working Positions

CORFU Consolidated Representation of Flight in CFMU

CORINAIR Core Inventory of Air Emissions


L
O
COROM Cognitive Competencies Model
TR

CORP Corporate Data Model Documentation

CORS Continually Operating Reference Station


N

CORTA Cellule d'Organisation et de Régulation du Trafic Aérien (ATMC French equivalent) (FR)
O

CORUM Training and Human Resources Consultancy Company

COS Chief of Staff


C

COS Computer Operating Station


O

COS Continuity of Service


R

COS Cone Of Silence


EU

COSAAC Common Simulator to Assess ATFM Concepts (Simulateur commun d'évaluation des concepts ATFM)

COSAC Community System for Air Cargo

COSEP Cooperative and Delegated Separation Assurance

COSIBA Common Simulation for the Balkans (Projet de simulation commune pour les Balkans)

COSINE Cooperation for OSI Networking in Europe

COSP Connection Oriented Session Protocol

COSPACE Concept of limited delegation of separation assurance to the cockpit

COSPAS Cosmicheskaya Sistyema Poiska Avariynich Sudov (RU) Space System for the Search of Vessels in Distress

COSPAS-SARSAT COSPAS Search and Rescue Satellite-Aided Tracking

COSSOR UK based arm of Raytheon, developing radar systems

COST (European) Cooperation in the Field of Scientific and Technical Research

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COSU Core Systems Unit (comprises SOS and OSM)

COSU CFMU Operational Systems Unit (Unité « Systèmes opérationnels du CFMU »)

COSYNUS AIRBUS Training Database

COT at the COasT

COTP Connection Oriented Transport Protocol

COTP4 Connection Oriented Transport Protocol

COTR Coordination and Transfer

L
COTRAC Common Trajectory Coordination

IA
COTS Commercial Off-The-Shelf (software)

COTS Connection-Oriented Transport Service

R
COTS Connection-mode Transport Service (ICAO Doc 9578-AN/935)

AI
COV COVer(ing), COVered e.g. by snow, ice

CP Change Proposal

CP CWP Processor Unit


L
O
CP Circular Polarisation
TR

CP Contact Person (EUROCONTROL)

CP Central Processor
N

CP Current position
O

CP City Pair

CP Crédits de paiement
C

CP Conflict Probe (PATs)


O

CP Connecting Point
R

CP/M Control Programme / Monitor


EU

CPA Closest Point of Approach (Point de rapprochement maximal)

CPA Common Procurement Agreement

CPA CFMU Portal Application

CPASIN Civil aviation PAcket SwItched Network

CPC Control and Processing Centre

CPC Constant Pitch Climb

CPCI Computer Program CI

CPCO Civil Planning Communication Object

CPCs Certified Professional Controllers (US)

CPD Continuous Professional Development

CPD CEATS Strategy, Planning and Development Programme

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CPDLC Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (Communications contrôleur-pilote par liaison de données)

CPE Customer Premises Equipment

CPF Control Programme Facility

CPF Central Processing Facility

CPF Correlated Position Reports for a Flight

CPF Plan Forced from RPL file

CPG CESC Preparation Group

L
CPG Cosine Policy Group

IA
CPG Curtain Path Generator

CPI Computer/Pbx Interface

R
CPI Californian Psychological Inventory

AI
CPI Call Priority Interrupt

CPI Coherent Processing Interval

CPICL Call Priority Interrupt Capability Level


L
O
CPIPL Call Priority Interrupt Protection Level
TR

CPL Current Plan

CPL Customer Priority Listing (NOG)


N

CPL Commercial Pilot's Licence


O

CPL Current flight PLan (message type designator)

CPLDC Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications


C

CPM Correlated Position Message


O

CPM Critical Path Method


R

CPMO CEATS Programme Management Office


EU

CPMU Cosine Project Management Unit

CPN Customer Premises Network

CPO Cosine Project Officer

CPO Commission consultative paritaire ouvrière

CPPB CEATS Planning and Pre-validation Body

CPR Compact Position Reporting

CPR Correlated Position Report (Compte rendu de position correlé)

CPR Conflict Prediction and Resolution

CPRC Competency Process Review Committee

CPRP Comité de pilotage de la région parisienne

CPS Concert Packet Service

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CPS Customer Packet Service

CPS Central Print Service (ODS) / Central Processing System

CPS Characters Per Second

CPS Central Processing System

CPS Central Print Server

CPSR Code (&) Plan Server

CPT Cockpit

L
CPU Central Processor Unit

IA
CPU Central Processing Unit

CPV Common Procurement Vocabulary

R
CPWG Contingency Plan Working Group

AI
CPWS Cooperative Pedestrian Warning System

CPY CoPY (MADAP Disc unit)

CQF Coverage Quality Factor


L
O
CR Call Reference
TR

CR Croatia (country identifier)

CR Call Related
N

CR Central Region
O

CR Carriage Return

CR Common Requirement
C

CR Committed Rate
O

CR Course to a VOR Radial (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)


R

CR Contract Regulations of the EUROCONTROL Organisation (Règlement des marchés de l'Organisation


EUROCONTROL)
EU

CR Change Request

CR(A)OC Central Region (Air) Operations Centre

CR/LF Carriage Return / Line Feed

CRA Cross Reference Area

CRAF Central Reservation Airspace Facility

CRAF Computer Resolution Advisory Function

CRAF Civil Reserve Air Fleet

CRAFS Civilian Request for Airspace and Flight Data System

CRAM Conditional Route Availability Message (Message de disponibilité/indisponibilité de route conditionnelle)

CRAMI Centro de Retransmisión Automática de Mensajes Integrado (ES) / Automatic Messages Retransmission
Integrated Center

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CRATF Communications Requirements Analysis Task Force

CRC Control and Reporting Centre

CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check (Contrôle de redondance cyclique)

CRCO Central Route Charges Office (Service central des redevances de route (SCRR))

CRD Common Response Document

CRD Conflict Risk Display

CRDA Converging Runway Display Aid

L
CRDS Colour Raster Scan Display

IA
CRDS CEATS Research, Development and Simulation Centre (Centre CEATS de recherche, développement et
simulation)

R
CREDOS Crosswind Reduced Separations for Departure Operations

AI
CREME Creating the EATCHIP Management Environment (EATCHIP Adaptation)

CRF Central Repair Facility (Atelier central de réparation) (RMCDE - MAS)

CRI Certification Review Item L


O
CRI Critical Event

CRISTAL Cooperative Validation of Surveillance Techniques and Applications


TR

CRISTALS Co-opeRative Validation of Surveillance Techniques and AppLications of Package 1

CRM Cockpit / Crew Resource Management


N

CRM Coordination Revision Message


O

CRM Collision Risk Modelling (ICAO - ADS)


C

CRM Customer Relationship Management


O

CRM Crew Resource Management

CRMCS Central RADNET Monitoring and Control System


R

CRME Customer Relationship Management Extension


EU

CRNA Centre Régional de la Navigation Aérienne (DGAC/DNA/SCTA) (FR)

CRO Course Reservation Office

CROBOCOM Cross Border Communications Task Force

CRPA Controlled Radiation Pattern Antenna

CRS Central Receiving Station

CRS Contingency Routing System - Schéma de Réacheminement d'Urgence

CRS Computerised Reservation System

CRS Controller Route Sequence (FPPS/DECADE)

CRT Cathode Ray Tube (ODS)

CRT Choice Reaction Time

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CRWCO Civil Radar Window Communication Object

CRZ CRuise

CS GALILEO Commercial Service

CS Collapsed Sector

CS Certification Specification (EASA)

CS Callsign or Contract Signature

Cs Cirro-Stratus

L
CS Centre Supervisor (Superviseur de Centre)

IA
CS Community Specification

CS Control Segment

R
CS Circuit Switch

AI
CS Cesium

CS Communcation Systems

CS Czechoslovakia
L
O
CS Carrier Sense
TR

CS or C/S CallSign

CS-ACELP Conjugate Structure - Algebraic Code Excited Linear Prediction


N

CS-E Certification Specification - Engines (EASA)


O

CSA Cooperative Separation Assurance

CSA Configuration Status Accounting


C

CSA Clear Acquisition


O

CSA CFMU Self-Assessment


R

CSAC Cooperative Structural Airspace Concept (ICAO)


EU

CSAM CFMU System Access Management

CSAR CFMU System Anomaly Report

CSB Carrier Plus Sideband

CSBT Coordinated Shared Business Trajectory

CSC Communication Services Component

CSC Common Signalling Channel

CSC Computer Sciences Corporation

CSC Customer Support Centre (Section of ENGD)

CSC CEATS Steering Committee (Comité directeur des CEATS)

CSC Computer Software Component (ODS)

CSCA Country Signing Certificate Authority

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CSCE Conférence sur la Sécurité et la Coopération en Europe / Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
(=CSCE)

CSCI Computer Software Configuration Item (ARTAS)

CSCI Computer Software Configuration Item (ODS)

CSCM Central System Control and Monitoring

CSCW Computer Supported Cooperative Work

CSD Context Specification Document (EATMS)

CSD Concept and System Domain (EATMS)

L
CSD Context and Scope Document

IA
CSDC Circuit Switched Digital Capability

R
CSDN Circuit Switched Digital Network

AI
CSDT Context and System Domain Team

CSDT Concept & Systems Development Team

CSEL Combat survivor evader locator L


O
CSET Customisation SET

CSF Critical Success Factor (EATMS, CSD)


TR

CSFR Czech and Slovak Federal Republic

CSG CFMU System Working Group


N

CSI Commercial System Integrators


O

CSI Combined Safety Investigation


C

CSI Critical Success Indicator


O

CSI Computer Supported Instruction

CSIC Master Station (GLONASS)


R

CSM Communications and Surveillance Management (Gestion des communications et de la surveillance)


EU

CSM Central Service Modules (RMCDE / RADNET)

CSM BD Communication & Surveillance Management Business Division (EUROCONTROL - DAS Business
Directorate)

CSMA Carrier Sense Multiple Access

CSMA/CD Carrier Sense Multiple Access / Collision Detection

CSMC Call Sign Management Cell

CSN Channel Sequence Number

CSO Customer technical Service desk and Operations

CSP Cross System Product

CSP Communications Systems and Programmes (Systèmes et programmes de communication)

CSP Communication Service Provider

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CSPA Closely Spaced Parallel Approach

CSPD Unit CEATS Strategy, Planning and Development Unit

CSPDU CEATS Strategic Planning and Development Unit (Organisme de planification stratégique et de
développement des CEATS)

CSPEC Control SPECification

CSPR Closely Spaced Parallel Runway Operations

CSR Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR Common Software Repository

L
CSR Customer Service Requests (NOG - database for DPN operators)

IA
CSR Cursor

R
CSRC Contents Source Identifiers

AI
CSS Call Sign Similarity

CSS Call Sign Similarity

CSS Centralised Structure Store L


O
CSS Central Supervisory Section

CSS Customer Satisfaction Survey


TR

CSS UG Call Sign Similarity User Group

CSSG CFMU Safety Steering Group


N

CSSR Conventional SSR


O

CSST Call Sign Similarity Tool


C

CSSUG Call Sign Similarity Users Group


O

CST Calculated Start-up Time

CST Controller Support Tools


R

CST Central Standard Time, UTC -6h. (USA)


EU

CST Cyclic Search Table

CST Common Supervisory Team

CSTR Constraint Maps (N-FDPS)

CSTU Currently Signed on Terminal User

CSU Computer Software Unit (ODS)

CSU Channel Service Unit

CSU Control Sector Unit

CSU Constant Speed Unit

CSU-P Centre Supervisor (MADAP)

CSUG Callsign Similarity Users Group

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CSUP Centre SUPervisor

CSV Comma Separated Values

CSV Central Services (Unit), Maastricht

CSW Customised Sliding Window

CSW Channel Status Word

CT Cooperative Tools (PATs)

CT Call Transfer

L
CT Communication

IA
CT Control Tower

CT Core Tasks

R
CT Centre (select)

AI
CT Core Team

CT1 radar window centre 1

CT1
L
offline predefined radar window centre point [1]
O
CT1 Centre Definition1 (N-FDPS)
TR

CT2 user defined radar window centre point [2]

CT2 radar window centre 2


N

CT2 Centre Definition 2 (N-FDPS)


O

CTA Cognitive Task Analysis

CTA Controlled Time of Arrival


C

CTA Contingency TACT System in IFPU2


O

CTA Control Area


R

CTA Calculated Time of Arrival (CFMU)


EU

CTA Control Time of Arrival (when in AMAN horizon)

CTA-SME Concerted Technology Access for SMEs

CTAF Common Traffic Advisory Frequency

CTAM Climb To And Maintain

CTAS Center TRACON Automation System

CTB Common Track Block (radar programs)

CTB Cooperative Tube Based

CTC Channel To Channel

CTC Common Trajectory Coordination

CTC Cancel All Contracts And Terminate Connection Request (ICAO)

CTC Coast Time Counter

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CTC ConTaCt

CTCA Channel-To-Channel Adapter

CTCT CFMU Test Coordination Team

CTD Calculated time of Departure

CTD Cancellation message, of revised ETD

CTD Cell Transfer Delay

CTDL ComplemenTary Diode Logic

L
CTE Calculated Time Of Entry (of aircraft into AIRSPACE_VOLUME)

IA
CTF Communication Task Force (EATCHIP)

CTFM Current Tactical Flight Model

R
CTG Challenges to Growth

AI
CTG Common Training Group (of AISAP)

CTI Computer Telephone Integration

CTI Collegiate Training Initiative (US)


L
O
CTL Control
TR

CTL Certification Team Leader

CTM Cordless Terminal Mobility


N

CTMC Continuous Time Markov Chain models


O

CTMO Central Traffic Management Organisation

CTN CauTioN
C

CTN Corporate Telecommunication Network


O

CTO Calculated Time Over


R

CTO Controlled Time Over/Overfly


EU

CTO Controlled Times of Overfly

CTO Computed Time Over (CFMU - CASA)

CTOT Calculated Take-Off Time

CTP Conventional Terrestrial Pole

CTP Comité technique paritaire

CTP Control Transfer Point (Point de transfert de contrôle)

CTR ConTRol zone

CTR Controller or Control Zone

CTR Current Transfer Ratio

CTR ConTRoller (identity)

CTR Control

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CTRL Control

CTRS Common Time Reference System (ODS)

CTS Command and Tracking Stations

CTS Contractual Technical Specification

CTS Central Time Source

CTS Clear To Send

CTS Conformance Test Suite

L
CTWUEC Committe of Transport Workers' Unions in the European Community (now FST Federation of Transport
Workers' Unions in the European Union = acronym formed from its French title)

IA
CTX Calculated Time Of Exit (of aircraft into AIRSPACE_VOLUME)

R
Cu Cumulus

AI
CU Coupling Unit

CU Control Unit

CUA Common User Access L


O
CUA Common User Access

CUAC Central European Air Traffic Services (CEATS) Upper Area Control Centre (Centre de contrôle de région
TR

supérieure des Services de la circulation aérienne pour l'Europe centrale (CEATS))

CUCDB CFMU User Configuration Database


N

CUD Common Unix Development Working Group


O

CUF CUmuliForm

CUG Closed User Group


C

CUMA Civil Use of Military Aerodromes


O

CUMATF Civil-Military Use of Military Aerodromes Task Force


R

CUP Computer Utility Program


EU

CUP CWP-Unit Processor

CUPPS Common-Use Passenger Processing System

CUPS Control Unit Power Sequence

CUR CURrent (sector or centre)

CUR Current Sector or Centre or Controller

CURA Civil Use of Released Airspace

CURTS Current Track Segment

CUSS common-use self-service

CUST CUSToms

CUT Coding and Unit Testing

CUT Control Unit Terminal

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CV Central Version

CV Curriculum Vitae

CVFR Controlled Visual Flight Rules

CVO Code Validity Overlap

CVR Cockpit Voice Recorder

CVR Crisis Vital Records

CVR Console Voice Recorder

L
CVS Combined Vision System

IA
CVSD Continuous Variable Slope Delta modulation

CVSM Conventional Vertical Separation Minima

R
CW Clockwise

AI
CW Call Waiting

CW Continuous Wave

CWAAS Canadian WAAS


L
O
CWAR Continuous Wave Acquisition Radar
TR

CWBS Contract/Complete Work Breakdown Structure

CWBT Computer/Web-Based Training


N

CWDPS Central Weather Data Processing System


O

CWIR CFMU Generated What-If Re-routing

CWP Controller Working Position (Poste de travail de contrôleur)


C

CWPO CEATS Work Programme Office


O

CWRS Canadian Wide Area Reference Stations


R

CWS Collaborative Workstation


EU

CWS Collision Warning System

CWT Channel Wrap Test

CWY Clear WaY

CY Cyprus (ISO Country Code)

CY Capacity

CYPRO Cyprus Project for ATC Improvements

CYTA Cyprus Telecommunications Authority

CZ Czech Republic (ISO Country Code)

CZM Conventional Zero Meridian

CZW Conflict Zoom Window (ODID)

D Danger Area

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D Day

D Germany

D Display

D Distance

D&D Distress and Diversion

D, R, P Areas Danger, Restricted and Prohibited Areas

D-AIM Digital Aeronautical Information Management

L
D-ATIS Data link / Digital - Automatic Terminal Information Service

IA
D-ATSU Downstream Air Traffic Service Unit

D-BIN Downlink Broadcast Identifier Number

R
D-FLUP Data Link Flight Update Service

AI
D-Gate Development Gate (DEVD)

D-GPS Differential Global Positioning System (ICAO - ADS)

D-OFIS Datalink Operational Flight Information Service


L
O
D-OTIS Data Link Operational Terminal Information Service
TR

D-RVR Data link Runway Visual Range

D-SIGMET Digital Significant Meteorological Information


N

D-TAXI Datalink Taxi Support


O

D-TAXI Data-link taxi clearance delivery

D... Prefix to Danger Area Identifier


C

d.c. Direct Current / Device Control


O

D.O.T Department of Transport


R

D/A Digital-to-Analog
EU

D/CFMU Director Central Flow Management Unit (Directeur de l'Organisme central de gestion des courants de trafic
aérien) (NB- No longer valid; replaced by DNM)

D/CMAC & SESI Director Civil-Military ATM Coordination and SES Implementation/ Directeur "Coordination ATM civile-militaire
et réalisation du SES"

D/CND Director Cooperative Network Design/ Directeur «Conception d'un réseau coopératif »

D/CRCO Director Central Route Charges Office (Directeur du Service central des redevances de route)

D/EEC; D/CEE Director EUROCONTROL Experimental Centre (Directeur du Centre expérimental d'EUROCONTROL)

D/L Data Link

D/R Danger / Restricted area

D1 Pulse D1 (SSR Reply)

D4 SESAR Fourth SESAR milestone deliverable of the definition stage

D64U 64kbps digital leased line with octet integrity

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D8PSK Differentially encoded 8-Phase Shift Keying

DA position iDentification Area

DA Decision Altitude

DA Default Addresses

DA Data acquisition

DA Data Authority

DA Direct Access

L
DA Decision Attitude

IA
DA Danger Area

DA Descent Adviser

R
DA Disc Assembly

AI
DA Destination Address

DA Due for Activation

DA Designated Authority
L
O
DA Data Administration
TR

DA Dimensional Aspect

DA Direct Access (VCS)


N

DA/H Decision Altitude/Height


O

DAA Dynamic Airspace Allocation

DAA Data Access Arrangement


C

DAARWIN Distributed ATM Architecture based on RNAV, Workstations, Intelligent tools, and Networks
O

DAAS Dependable Approach to ATM Systems


R

DAB Digital Audio Broadcast


EU

DABS Discrete Address Beacon System (forerunner of Mode-S, USA)

DAC Delta Assistant Controller

DAC Direction Aviation Civile

DAC Dynamic Air Traffic Control Test

DAC Dual Attached Concentrator

DAC Deployable ACCS Component

DACON DAta CONcentrating device, (ADMAR)

DACOTA Dispositif d'association de corrélation et de traitement radar pour les approches

DACS Digital Access & Cross connect System

DACT Dissimilar Air Combat Training

DACU Device Attachment Control Unit

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DADI Datalink of Aircraft Derived Information

DAF Demand Adjustment Factors (CFMU)

DAF Data Analysis Facility (Software)

DAFIF Digital Aeronautical Flight Information File

DAG Directed Acyclic Graph

DAG-TM Distributed Air Ground Traffic Management

DAI Development and Integration (EEC)

L
DAI Direct Access Intercom

IA
DAI Direct Access Intercom (VCS)

DAI Data Acquisition Interface

R
DAIO Departures, Arrivals, Internals and Overflights

AI
DAISY Distributed Airport Information System (RUN)

DAIW Danger Area Altitude Warning (or Area Proximity Warning)

DAKOS
L
Daten Kommunikationssystem (DE) / Network for German area (ex A300)
O
DAKOS/CBN DAKOS Common Backbone Network (Germany)
TR

DAL Data Assurance Levels

DAL Dte Address List


N

DAM Direct Access Method


O

DAM Data Administration Manual

DAMA Demand Assignment Multiple Access


C

DANCE Data Analysis Centre


O

DAP Directorate ATM Programmes (Direction "Programmes ATM")


R

DAP Downlink Aircraft Parameters (Paramètres de la liaison descendante)


EU

DAP Directorate of Airspace Policy

DAP Directory Access Protocol

DAP Device Access Package

DAP EATM Directorate ATM Programmes (EUROCONTROL)

DAP/SAF EUROCONTROL Safety Enhancement Business Division (Division prestataire "Amélioration de la sécurité"
(EUROCONTROL))

DAP/SPR DAP/Sector Productivity

DAPs Downlink Aircraft Parameters

DAR Digital ACMS Recorder

DARC Direct Access Radar Channel

DARGNE Study Group on Designators for ATS Routes, Geographical Points and Navigation Elements (ICAO)

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DARP Dynamic Aircraft Re-route Planning

DARTS Decision Aid for Real-Time Synchronisation

DAS Data Analysis Station (Hardware)

DAS DME Based Azimuth System

DAS Data Analysis Station (ARTAS)

DAS Directorate ATM Strategies (Direction "Stratégies ATM")

DAS Dual Attachment (or Attached) Station (ODS - FDDI)

L
DAS Data Facility Station (Hardware)

IA
DAS Dual-Attachment System (in optical fibre LAN rings)

DAS/AFN DAS/Airspace Flow Management & Navigation

R
DAS/ATS DAS/Air Traffic Services

AI
DAS/CSM DAS/Communication & Surveillance Management

DAS/HUM EUROCONTROL EATM Human Factors Domain

DASA Deutsche Aerospace


L
O
Dasa Deutsche Aerospace
TR

DASC Digital Avionic Systems Conference

DASD Direct Access Storage Device


N

DASR Department of ATC Systems Research


O

DASS Defensive Aids Sub System (A 400M)

DASS Direct Access Secondary Storage


C

DAT Digital Audio Tape


O

DAT Data Link


R

DAT Differential Aptitude Test


EU

DAT Dynamic Address Translation

DATA madap message

DATAS Datalink and Transponder Analysis System

DATCO Duty Air Traffic Control Officer

DATMAS Danish Air Traffic Management Automated System

DATS TF Delegation of ATS Task Force (ANT)

DAV DAta Valid

DAVINCI Departure and Arrival Integrated Management System for Cooperative Improvement of Airport Traffic Flow

DAY DAYtime, DAYlight (operations)

DB Database

dB decibel

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dB(HL) decibels (Hearing Loss)

DBA DataBase Administration

DBC Data Bank COMECON

DBDA DataBase Design Aid

DBE Data Bank EUROCONTROL (former name for CFMU)

dBi decibel with respect to an isotropic antenna

DBM Databank Moscow

L
dBm decibel, referenced to 1 milliwatt

IA
DBMS Data Base/Data Bank Management System

DBMS DataBase Management System

R
DBP Deutsche Bundespost (Telecom) (DE)

AI
DBP Database EUROCONTROL Point

DBS Data Base System

DBU Data Buffer Unit


L
O
dBW decibel, referenced to 1 watt
TR

dBZ decibel, units of reflectivity

DC Diagnostic Code
N

DC Direct Current
O

DC District of Columbia

DC Disconnect Confirm
C

DC Device Control
O

DC Departure Clearance (ICAO)


R

DC Display Controller
EU

DC Device Coordinates

DC Software Development Section (from DEVD)

DC Delete and Cancel

DC4 Device Control 4 (= Stop)

DCA Data Communications/Admar (MAS Maint. Team)

DCA Data Communication Architecture

DCA Lietuvos Respublikos Civilines Aviacijos Direkcija (LT) / Lithuanian State Enterprise

DCA Designated Control Area

DCA Director(ate) of Civil Aviation

DCA Document Content Architecture

DCA Department of Civil Aviation (various countries)

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DCA Digital Communications Associates

DCA Director of Civil Aviation

DCAC Department of Civil Aviation of Cyprus

DCAM Department Civil Aviation of Malta

DCAN Data Collector/Area Navigation Computer

DCB Demand Capacity Balancing

DCC Detection & Control Centre

L
DCC Digital Compact Cassette

IA
DCC Data Country Code (CCITT X.121 Structure)

DCC Détachement Civil de Coordination (FR)

R
DCC Détachement Civil de Coordination (CRNA, France)

AI
DCC Delta Coordinating Controller

DCCB Development Change Control Board

DCCM Database Completeness and Coherence Messages


L
O
DCCP Datagram Congestion Control Protocol
TR

DCCVC Direct Controller-Controller Voice Communication

DCD Double Channel Duplex


N

DCD Data Carrier Detect


O

dCDB dynamic Demand and Capacity Balancing (SESAR)

DCDU Datalink Control and Display Unit


C

DCE Data Communications Equipment


O

DCE Distributed Computing Environment


R

DCE Data Circuit-terminating Equipment (RADNET / RMCDE)


EU

DCF Discounted Cash Flow

DCF77 German time standard, Digital Clock Function emitting on 77.5 kHz with callsign DCF

DCFEP Data Communications Front End Processor

DCH DeCo Coastal High

DCIA Dependent Converging Instrument Approach

DCKG DoCKinG

DCL Departure Clearance

DCL DeCo Coastal Low

DCM Downstream Clearance Message (Service)

DCM Departure Clearance

DCM Decomposition and Consolidation Matrix

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DCM Display Control Module

DCM Document Configuration Management (EATCHIP/EATMP)

DCMAC Directorate of Civil-Military ATM Coordination (Direction de la coordination civile-militaire dans le domaine de
l'ATM)

DCMAC/HC Civil-Military Harmonisation and Support Unit (Unité "Harmonisation et soutien pour les questions civilo-
militaires")

DCMAC/NC Civil-Military Network Coordination Unit (Unité "Coordination civile-militaire au niveau du réseau ATM")

DCMAC/SC Civil-Military Strategic Coordination Unit (Unité "Coordination civile-militaire pour les questions stratégiques")

L
DCMS Data Capture & Management System

IA
DCN Direction des Constructions Navales

DCND Directorate of Cooperative Network Design (Direction "Conception d'un réseau coopératif")

R
DCOS Deputy Chief of Staff

AI
DCP Display Control Panel

DCP Datum Crossing Point

DCPC Direct Controller Pilot Communications


L
O
DCPN Dynamically Coloured Petri Net
TR

DCPs Dedicated Personal Computers

DCR Display Control Readout (EAS)


N

DCR Design Certification Review (ODS)


O

DCRCO Director Central Route Charges Office

DCS Double Channel Simplex


C

DCS Data Collection Service


O

DCs Design Classes


R

DCS Departure Control System


EU

DCS Direction du contrôle de la sécurité

DCS Data Communications System (of ETFMS)

DCS Digital Communication System

DCT DireCT (Flight plan clearances & approach)

DCT Direct Routing

DCT-LB Direct Telephone - Local Battery

DCTS Digital Communications Terminal System (UACM)

DCU Display Control Unit

DCW Digital Chart of the World

DCW-DEM Digital Chart of the World - Digital Elevation Model

DD Detailed Design

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DD/R Detailed Design Review

DDA Downstream Data Authority

DDAP Deputy Director ATM Programmes (Directeur adjoint Programmes ATM)

DDAS Deputy Director ATM Strategies (Directeur adjoint Stratégies ATM)

DDB Dynamic Databank/Database

DDC Direct Digital Control

DDC Data Display Console

L
dDCB dynamic Demand Capacity Balancing

IA
DDCMP Digital Data Communication Message Protocol

DDD Detailed Design Document

R
DDD Direct Distance Dialling

AI
DDE Data Dictionary Entry

DDE Direction départementale de l'équipement

DDE Dynamic Data Exchange


L
O
DDH DeCo Delta High
TR

DDI Domain Defined Attribute

DDI Direct Dialling In


N

DDI-F Delay Difference Indicator - Flight


O

DDL Data Description Language

DDL DeCo Delta Low


C

DDM Daemon Data Manager


O

DDM Distributed Data Management


R

DDM Depth of Modulation


EU

DDM Data Display Monitor

DDP Declaration of Design Performance

DDP Distributed Data Processing

DDP Domain Defined Protocol

DDR Dynamic Device Reconnect

DDR Downlink Data Rate

DDR Demand Data Repository

DDS (ETFMS) Data Distribution System

DDS Digital Data Storage

DDS Document Delivery System

DDS Data Distribution Service

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DDS Data-phone Digital Service

DDS-SC Data-phone Digital Service with Secondary Channel

DDT DichloroDiphenylTrichloroethane

DDU Display Drive Unit

DE Germany (ISO Country Code)

DE Derived Event

DE Discard Eligibility

L
DE Descend

IA
DEA DBE Effort Accounting (system)

DEA Data Exchange Agreement

R
DEBI Data Exchange by Internet

AI
Debrief Debriefing

DEC Delta Executive Controller

DEC Digital Equipment Corporation


L
O
Dec DECember
TR

DECADE DFS/EUROCONTROL Common ATC Development (ESCO)

DECCA DECCA navigational facility


N

DECCA Decca Navigator System (a hyperbolic low frequency radio navigation system also known as multilateration)
O

DECnet Digital Equipment Network

DECO DElta and COastal sectors


C

DECOS Dependable Embedded Components and Systems


O

DECT Digital European Cordless Telecommunications (ETSI)


R

DECT Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone/Telecommunications (ITU)


EU

DED Director EATCHIP Development (in the former Agency structure) / Direction Développement EATCHIP

DED Directorate of EATCHIP Development

DEE Data Entry Equipment

DEEC Director of the EUROCONTROL Experimental Centre

DEFAMM Demonstration Facilities for Airport Movement Management (Alcatel)

DEFLT Default (N-FDPS)

DEG DEGree(s)

DEG Data Environment Generator (ODS)

Deg Degrees (Radar Standard)

DEGS Degraded Systems Capability

DEI Directorate EATCHIP Implementation (in the former Agency structure) / Direction Réalisation d'EATCHIP

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DEL DELiverable

DEL Data Extraction List

DEL Delete

DEL Deliverable

DELM Downlink Extended Length Message

Delta (Greek letter, upper case) Symbol for difference/increment

DEM German Marks

L
DEM Digital Elevation Model

IA
DEMETER DME Metering (analysis tool for DME coverage / NAVSEP)

DEMETER Distance Measuring Equipment Tracer

R
Demo Demonstration

AI
DENEB fog dispersal operations

DEP (Aerodrome of) DEParture

DEP Departure Message/List


L
O
DEP DEParture (message type designator)
TR

DEP TC Departure Tactical Controller

DEP-VKL Departure Controller


N

DEPA Departure Airfield


O

DEPCOS Departure Coordination System

DEPT Department
C

DEQ DE-Queue
O

DER Departure End of the Runway


R

DERA Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (UK) (see QinetiQ)


EU

DERD Darstellung Extrahierter Radar Daten (DFS) (DE)

DERD-X Display of Extracted Radar Data - Extension (-Mini Computer)

DERD-X/XL Display of Extracted Radar Data - Expanded/Expanded with LAN

DES De-Suspension Message

DES Data Exchange System

DES Data Encryption Standard

DES Descend, Descending to

DES Draft EUROCONTROL Standard Document

DESC DESCend

DESC Descending

DEST Airport of Destination

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DEST DESTination (Aerodrome of) (Flight plan item 18 indicator)

DESV Deferred Environment SerVer

DETF Data Exchange Trest Facility

DETR Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (UK)

DETRESFA code word used to designate distress phase

DEV Domain Executive View

DEV Development System

L
DEV DEViation (magnetic)

IA
DEVD Development Division

DEVD CFMU Development Division

R
DEVD-DE CFMU Development Environment Team (part of DEVD/ASD)

AI
DEW Distant Early Warning (USA, DEW-Line)

DF Finance Directorate (Direction des Finances)

DF
L
Finance Directorate (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)
O
DF Direction Finding or Display Field (VCS)
TR

DF Direct to a Fix

DF Direction Finder
N

DF Downlink Format
O

DF Don't Fragment

DF Direct to a Fix (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)


C

DF Display filter
O

DF Director Finance (Directeur des Finances)


R

DF/FIM Financial Management Unit (Unité "Gestion financière")


EU

DF/MIS Management Information Services (Services d'information de gestion)

DF00 Downlink Format 00 (= Short TCAS reply)

DF04 Downlink Format 04 (= Mode S selective surveillance reply with altitude)

DF05 Downlink Format 04 (= Mode S selective surveillance reply with 3/A identity)

DF11 Downlink Format 11 (= All-Call reply or TCAS squitter)

DF16 Downlink Format 16

DF17 Downlink Format 17

DF18 Downlink Format 18 (= 'Non-Transponder' Extended Squitter)

DF19 Downlink Format 19

DF20 Downlink Format 04 (= Mode S selective surveillance reply with altitude and data)

DF21 Downlink Format 04 (= Mode S selective surveillance reply with 3/A identity and data)

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DF5 Downlink Format 05

DfC Direction for Change

DFD Data Flow Diagram

DFDAU Digital Flight Data Acquisition Unit

DFDR Digital Flight Data Recorder

DFH DeCo Flevo High

DFID Department For International Development

L
DFIS Data Link Flight Information Service

IA
DFL Division Flight Level

DFL Dynamic Flight Leg

R
DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH (replaced BFS on 1.1.93)

AI
DFS Detailed Functional Specification (CBN - CNG)

DFS-CCUM Deutsche FlugSicherung - Control Centre Upper Maastricht

DFT Discrete Frequency Transmitter


L
O
DFTI Distance From Threshold Indicator
TR

DFTI Distance from Touchdown Indicator

DFU Data File Utility


N

DG Datagram (OSI c-less transport protocol)


O

Dg Degree

DG Director General (Directeur général)


C

DG Drafting Group
O

DG Directional Gyro
R

DG ENV European Commission Directorate-General Environment


EU

DG TREN Directorate-General (for) Energy and Transport (Direction générale de l'énergie et des transports)

DG-GNSSTF Drafting Group of the Task Force on the allocation of GNSS costs

DG-TREN Directorate-General for Transport and Energy (European Commission)

DG/ASRO Agency Safety Regulatory Oversight Unit (Unité de supervision réglementaire de la sécurité de l'Agence)

DG/CAB Cabinet of the Director General (Cabinet du Directeur général)

DG/CAB/ICS International Coordination and Stakeholders' Relations Unit (Unité "Coordination internationale et relations
avec les partenaires")

DG/CBP Corporate Business Planning and Monitoring Unit (Unité «Planification des activités de l'Agence et suivi des
performances»)

DG/CBP/PM Corporate Business Planning and Performance Monitoring

DG/CBP/QRM Quality and Risk Management (Section « Gestion de la qualité et du risque »)

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DG/CEA Corporate Communications and External Affairs (Unité "Communication institutionnelle et affaires
extérieures")

DG/CEA/OCCS Online Corporate Communication Support Unit (Unité d'appui à la communication institutionnelle en ligne)

DG/IA Internal Audit Unit (Unité d'audit interne)

DG/MIL Military Unit (Unité militaire) (EUROCONTROL)

DG/PO Private Office of the Director General/ Bureau du Directeur general

DG/PRU Performance Review Unit (Bureau d'examen des performances)

DG/RU Regulatory Unit (Unité de réglementation)

L
DG/SRU Safety Regulation Unit (Bureau de réglementation de la sécurité)

IA
DG8 Drafting Group 8 (HUM, HRT, etc.)

R
DGAC Direction Générale de l'Aviation Civile (FR)

AI
DGCA Director General of Civil Aviation

DGE Director General EUROCONTROL

DGINT L
Special Meeting at Directors General Level on Integration Issues (ECAC)
O
DGIWG Defence Geospatial Information Working Group

DGNSS Differential Global Navigation Satellite System


TR

DGOF Office of the Director General (Bureau du Directeur général)

DGON Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ortung und Navigation (DE) / German Institute for Navigation
N

DGP Dangerous Goods Panel (ICAO)


O

DGPS Differential GPS


C

DGS Directorate of the General Secretariat (no longer in use)


O

DGS Docking Guidance System

DGS/EPR External and Public Relations = Relations extérieures et communication (no longer in use)
R

DGTA Direction générale du transport aérien


EU

DGVII Directorate General of Transport / European Commission

DGW Data communication GateWay

DH Decision Height

DHA Directorate Human Resources and Administration (Direction des Ressources humaines et de l'Administration)
(no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHA/ALDA Agency Library Documentation and Archives (Service des bibliothèques, de la documentation et des archives
de l'Agence) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHA/GS General Services (Services généraux) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHA/HUM Human Resources (Ressources humaines) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHA/JUR Legal Service (Service juridique) (now DG/JUR)

DHA/LING Language Service (Service linguistique) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

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DHA/M Mediation Service (Service de médiation) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHA/OF Office of the Director (Bureau du Directeur) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHA/SD Social Dialogue Office (Bureau du dialogue social) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHA/SEC Central Secretariat (Secrétariat central) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHA/W Welfare Service (Service des affaires sociales) (no longer in use as of 1.8.09)

DHC Delta High Coordinating controller

DHCF Distributed Host Command Facility

L
DHCP Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

IA
DHE Delta High Executive controller

DHMI Devlet Hava Meydanlari Isletmesi (Turkey) / State Agency for Airports and Air Traffic Control

R
DHP Direct Host Processor

AI
DHR Directorate Human Resources (no longer in use)

DHS Department of Homeland Security (US)

DHT Data Handling Tools


L
O
DI Designator Identifier
TR

Di Detectability

DIA Data Information Analysis Business Division (EUROCONTROL - DAP Business Directorate)
N

DIA Data Information & Analysis


O

DIADAM Distributed ATM Data Management

diag DIAGnostic(s)
C

DIAL DIALogue console


O

DIANA Documento del Impacto de la Armonización / Integración de la Navegación Aérea en Europa (ES)
R

DIANE Direct Information Access Network for Europe


EU

DIANS Director Institute of Air Navigation Services (Directeur de l'Institut de la navigation aérienne)

DIB Directory Information Base

DICE Direct Course Error

DID Direct Inward Dialling

DID Direct Identification Data

DID Data Item Description

DIF DIFfuse

DIGEST Digital Exchange Standards

DII Defence Information Infrastructure

DIL Data Items List

DIL Data Integrity Level

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DILCS Dedicated Intelligence Loop Circuits System

DIN Deutsche Industrienorm(ung)

DIO Deco Input Operator

DIO DIOde

DIP Dual In-line Package

DIRA Department for Interdisciplinary Relations of Aviation

DIRCAM Direction de la Circulation Aérienne Militaire

L
DIRECT Dynamic Resectorisation and Route Coordination System

IA
DIS Data Displayed

DIS Directorate Infrastructure ATC Systems and Support (EUROCONTROL, EATMP) / Direction "Infrastructure,

R
Systèmes ATC et Appui"

AI
DIS/HUM ATM Human Resources Unit (also know as HUM unit)

DISC DISConnect (Command)

DISG DMEAN Implementation Support Group L


O
DIST DISTance

DIT Data Integrity Tool


TR

DIT Directory Information Tree

DITC Divisional IT Coordinator


N

DITE Distributed IT Equipment


O

DITS Digital Information Transfer System


C

DIV DIVert(ing) or DIVerging


O

DIV Diversion message

DIXEL DIsplay ELement


R

DJD Design Justification Document


EU

DK Denmark

DL Data Link

DL Distribution List

DLA DeLAy(ed) (Message type designator)

DLAP Data Link Applications Processor

DLARD Data Link Application Requirements Document (Description) (ICAO)

DLASD Data Link Application Systems Document

DLAT Directory Look Aside Table

DLC Data Link Connection

DLC Data Link Control (ADMAR)

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DLCI Data Link Channel Identifier

DLCP Data Link Control Protocol

DLCR Datalink capability Report

DLCRD Data Link Communication Requirement Document

DLE Data Link Entity

DLF Data Link Frame

DLF Data Link Function

L
DLH Deutsche Lufthansa (Germany)

IA
DLIC Data Link Initiation Capability (ICAO)

DLL Data Link Layer

R
DLL Delay Locked Loop

AI
DLL Data Link Logon

DLM Data Link Manager

DLPU Data Link Processing (Processor) Unit


L
O
DLR Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. / German Aerospace Centre (formerly the German
Aerospace Research Institute)
TR

DLS Data Link Splitter

DLS Data Link Service


N

DLS Device Level Selection


O

DLS Data Link Sublayer


C

DLS Direct Link Service


O

DLS IR Implementing Rule for Datalink Services

DLS IR Data Link Services Implementing Rule / Implementing Rule on Data Link Services
R

DLT Digital Linear Tape


EU

DLTA Difference from Long-Term Average metric

DLW Departure List Window (ODID)

DLY Daily (official ICAO acronym)

DM Departure Manager (PATs)

DM Disconnected Mode

DM Downlink Message

DM Design Model

DM Distributed Management

DMA Divergence Monitoring and Alert

DMA Dynamic Mobile Area

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DMA Direct Memory Access

DMA Defense Mapping Agency

DMA Decision Making Aids

DMAN Departure Manager (Gestionnaire des départs)

DMAS Director Maastricht Control Centre (Directeur du Centre de contrôle de Maastricht)

DMAS Distributed Management Accounting System

DMC Detachment of Military Coordinators (FR)

L
DME Distributed Management Environment

IA
DME Distance Measuring Equipment

DME/N Distance Measurement Equipment / Normal

R
DME/P Distance Measuring Equipment

AI
DMEAN Dynamic Management of the European Airspace Network (Gestion dynamique du réseau aérien européen)

DMI Digital Multiplexed Interface

DMIN MINimum Distance


L
O
DML Data Manipulation Language
TR

DMM Dynamic Memory Management

DMM Directorate's Management Meeting


N

DMOD Distance MODification (TCAS)


O

DMP Dynamic Map Parameters

DMP Documentation Management Plan


C

DMR Data Modification Request


O

DMS Distribution Management System


R

DMS Departure Management System


EU

DMS Data Management System

DMS Development Management System

DMS Document Management System

DMS Database Management System

DMSR Dossier Minimum de Séparation Radar

DMSS Development Maintenance and Support Service

DMT Development Infrastructure Management Tool

DMZ Demilitarised Zone

DNA Direction de la Navigation Aérienne (DGAC) (FR)

DNA DeoxyriboNucleic Acid

DNA Digital Network Architecture

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DNAs ECAC Directors of Air Navigation

DND Do Not Disturb

DNDO Do Not Disturb Override

DNG DaNGer(ous)

DNIC Dynamic Network Identification Code

DNIC Data Network Identification Code (CCITT X.121 Structure)

DNM Directorate Network Management / Direction "Gestion du réseau"

L
DNM/COO Directorate Network Management/Chief Operating Officer / Responsable en chef des opérations

IA
DNM/COO/DCO Deployment Coordination Division (DNM) / Coordination du déploiement

DNM/COO/DCO/CFC Communication and Frequency Coordination (DNM) / Communications et coordination des fréquences

R
DNM/COO/DCO/DPS Deployment Support (DNM) / Appui au déploiement

AI
DNM/COO/DCO/NED Network Development (DNM) / Développement du réseau

DNM/COO/DCO/SCC Surveillance and Code Coordination (DNM) / Surveillance et coordination des codes

DNM/COO/DCO/SRS
L
Surveillance Services (DNM) / Services de surveillance
O
DNM/COO/FRM Flexible Resources Management (DNM) / Gestion flexible des ressources
TR

DNM/COO/NOM Directorate Network Management/Network Operations Management Division / Gestion des opérations du
réseau

DNM/COO/NOM/ADM Airspace/AIS Data Management (DNM) / Gestion des données despace aérien/AIS
N

DNM/COO/NOM/APT Airports (DNM) / Aéroports


O

DNM/COO/NOM/NOS Network Operations (DNM) / Opérations du réseau


C

DNM/COO/NOM/NOS/DO Operations Domains & Training (DNM) / Domaines opérationnels et formation


M
O

DNM/COO/NOM/NOS/OP Current Operations (DNM) / Exploitation courante


R

DNM/COO/NOM/NOS/OR Operational Requirements and Acceptance (DNM) / Besoins opérationnels et réception


EU

DNM/COO/NOM/OPL Operations Planning (DNM) / Planification des opérations

DNM/COO/NOM/OPL/DE Airspace Design (DNM) / Organisation de l'espace aérien


S

DNM/COO/NOM/OPL/PL Ops Performance Plan (DNM) / Plan de performance des opérations


A

DNM/COO/NOM/OPL/PR ASM/ATM/ATFCM Procedures (DNM) / Procédures ASM/ATM/ATFCM


O

DNM/COO/NOM/OPL/SI Airspace Simulation (DNM) / Simulations de l'espace aérien


M

DNM/COO/NOM/SAF Safety (DNM) / Sécurité

DNM/COO/NTS Network Technical Systems (DNM) / Systèmes techniques du réseau

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DNM/COO/NTS/CNS Communications, Network and System (DNM) / Communications, réseau et systèmes

DNM/COO/NTS/SUA Systems Upgrade and Architecture (DNM) / Mise à niveau et architecture des systèmes

DNM/COO/NTS/TEX Technical Exploitation (DNM) / Exploitation technique

DNM/COO/TRG Directorate Network Management/Training Division (DNM) / Formation

DNM/COO/TRG/ATC ATC Training (DNM) / Formation ATC

DNM/COO/TRG/ATR ATM Training (DNM) / Formation ATM

DNM/COO/TRG/TDH Training Development and Harmonisation (DNM) / Développement et harmonisation de la formation

L
DNM/NTS Directorate Network Management/Network Technical Systems Division / Systèmes techniques du réseau

IA
DNM/OFF Directorate Network Management/Office of the Director / Bureau du Directeur

DNM/OMR Directorate Network Management/Operational Monitoring and Reporting Unit / Suivi opérationnel et compte

R
rendu

AI
DNM/OMR/FTA Forecast & Traffic Analysis (DNM) / Prévisions et analyses du trafic aérien

DNM/OMR/OAR Operational Analysis & Reporting (DNM) / Analyse opérationnelle et compte rendu

DNM/OMR/PRI L
PRISME & Data Management (DNM) / PRISME et gestion des données
O
DNM/OMR/USR Users Relations (DNM) / Relations avec les utilisateurs

DNM/SQS Safety, Quality and Security (DNM) / Sécurité, qualité et sûreté


TR

DNS Digital Network Signalling

DNS Domain Name System


N

DO Direction des opérations


O

DO Document
C

DO/EC Directions des opérations/échelon central


O

DO260A RTCA Document 260A (ADS-B MOPS)

DOA Dead On Arrival


R

DoC Domain of Cooperation


EU

DOC Direct Operating Cost

DOC Designated Operational Coverage

DOC Document (ICAO)

DOD Department Of Defense (USA)

DOD Detailed Operational Description

DoD MIL Department of Defence - military

DoDAF Department of Defense Architecture Framework

DODAR Diagnosis, Options, Decision, Assessment and Revision

DOF Date of Flight (CFMU)

DOI Domain Of Interest (= Multilateration Coverage Volume)

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DOI Department of Industry

DOM Dictionary of Messages

DOM DOMestic

DOP Dilution of Precision

DOP Directors of Operations

DOP Daily Operations Plan

DOP Data Operations Provider

L
DOPS Directors Operations

IA
DoR Domain of Responsibility

DORA Directorate Operational Research and Analysis (UK)

R
DOS Disc/Disk Operating System

AI
DOS Directory of Services

DOS Delegation Of Separation

DOT Department of Transportation


L
O
DOT Department of Transport
TR

DOTS Dynamic Ocean Tracking System

DOV Data Over Voice


N

DOVE Datalink Operational Validation Experiments


O

DOVID Diffractive Optically Variable Image Device

DoW Description of Work (S-JU)


C

DOW Day Of Week


O

DP Dew Point temperature


R

DP Data Provider
EU

DP Documentation Plan

DP Discussion Paper

DP Data Packet

DP Departure Procedure (see SID)

DP Data Processing

DP&P Data Processing and Peripherals

DPA Data Provider Agreement

DPA Distinguishing Path Attribute

DPAL Data Processing Assurance Level

DPC Defence Planning Committee

DPC Data Processing Chain

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DPCX Distributed Processing Control eXecutive

DPDG Diplomatic and Protocol Drafting Group

DPE Digital Plot Extractor

DPF Data Preparation Facility

DPI Departure Planning Information

dpi Dots Per Inch

DPIO DPI Originator

L
DPL Deputy Project Leader

IA
DPL Displayed Flight Plan

DPL Duplicate PLan (TID)

R
DPM Delta-Plane Motorisé (FR)

AI
DPMI Dos Protected Mode Interface

DPN Data Packet Network

DPN100 Data Packet Network switch


L
O
DPO Data Protection Officer
TR

DPR Dynamic Path Reconnect

DPS Data Processing System


N

DPS Detailed Production Specification


O

DPS Distributed Processing System

DPS Data Preparation System


C

DPSADD-TF Data Processing Systems Architecture Description Document Task Force (ATD)
O

DPSK Differential Phase Shift Keying


R

DPT DePTh
EU

DPT Dynamic Time-based Planning

DQAP Data Quality Assurance Plan

DQAS Data Quality Assurance Summary Report

DQPSK differential quadrature phase shift keying

DQR Data Quality Requirements

DQTS Data Quality Tool Set (Jeu d'outils de contrôle de la qualité des données)

DR Downlink Request (control bits)

DR Dead Reckoning

DR Danger/Restricted area

DR Delivery Report

DR Disaster Recovery

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DR Digital Recorder (ADMAR)

DR Disconnect Request

DR Directorate of Resources (Direction des Ressources)

DR/ABP Directorate Resources/Agency Business Plan and Performance Management (Plan stratégique de lAgence et
gestion des performances)

DR/AD Directorate of Resources/Administration

DR/AD/BB Budget Process (Processus budgétaire)

DR/AD/CMSR Corporate Management Systems and Reporting (Systèmes de gestion et information)

L
DR/AD/FA Financial Administration (Administration financière)

IA
DR/AD/PA Payroll/Pensions (Paie / pensions)

R
DR/AD/PROC Procurement (Achats)

AI
DR/AD/PS Partnership and Agreements (Partenariats et accords)

DR/AD/RR Rules and Regulations (Dispositions statutaires et réglementaires)

DR/AD/TR Treasury (Trésorerie) L


O
DR/APP Directorate of Resources/Agency Planning and Performance

DR/BPG Directorate of Resources/Business Partnering (Partenariat d'affaires)


TR

DR/BPG/FIN Finance Business Partnering (Partenariat d'affaires « Finances »)

DR/BPG/HR Human Resource Business Partnering (Partenariat d'affaires « Ressources humaines »)


N

DR/BPG/ICS ICS Business Partnering (Partenariat d'affaires ICS)


O

DR/BPG/SUP Support (Business Partnering) (Appui au partenariat d'affaires)


C

DR/COM Directorate of Resources/Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relation Management Unit


O

DR/CS Directorate of Resources/Corporate Services (Services intégrés)

DR/CS/FL Directorate Resources/Corporate Services/Facility Management and Logistics (Gestion des installations et
R

logistique)
EU

DR/CS/ICS DR/CS/Information and Communication Systems and Technology(Systèmes et technologies d'information et


de communication)

DR/CS/KM Directorate Resources/Corporate Services/Knowledge Management (Gestion des connaissances)

DR/CS/LING Directorate Resources/Corporate Services/Language Service (Service linguistique)

DR/CS/SEC Directorate Resources/Corporate Services/Central Secretariat (Secrétariat central)

DR/JUR Directorate of Resources/Legal Service

DR/OF Office of the Principal Director

DR/PF Directorate of Resources/Pension Fund

DR/PM Directorate of Resources/People Management (Gestion du personnel)

DR/PM/OD Organisational Development (Développement organisationnel)

DR/PM/PD People Development (Développement du personnel)

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DR/PM/PS People Support (Appui au personnel)

DR/PM/RM Recruitment and Mobility (Recrutement et mobilité)

DR/SD Directorate Resources/Social Dialogue (Dialogue social)

DRA Defense Research Agency (UK)

DRA Defence Research Agency (UK)

DRACAS Data Reporting And Corrective Action System

DRAG Double Regulation (Working Group)

L
DRAHG Double Regulation Ad-hoc Group

IA
DRAHG Double Regulation Ad-hoc Group / Groupe ad hoc sur la double réglementation

DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory

R
DRC Defence Review Committee

AI
DRC Dynamic Route Change

DRC Data Rate Control

DRC Data Recording


L
O
DRCP Data Reduction Computer Program
TR

DRDF Digital Readout Direction Finder

DRET Directorate Resources Executive Team


N

DRF Document Review Form


O

DRF Departure Flow Regulation

DRFEP Direct Radar Front End Processor


C

DRG DuRinG
O

DRH Direction des Ressources Humaines (=DHR) (FR)


R

DRMS Distance Root Mean Square


EU

DRP Disaster Recovery Plan

DRSB DR Supervisory Board

DRSN low DRifting SNow

DRTL Disaster Recovery Team Leader

DRUG Dutch Radars Users Group (NL-EUROCONTROL)

DRUM Diagnostic Recorder for Usability Measurement

DS Data Source

DS Differentiated Services

DS deployment scenario

DSA Director(ate) Safety, Airspace, Airports and Information Services (EUROCONTROL, EATMP) / Direction
'Sécurité, Espace aérien, Aéroports et Services d'information'

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DSA Directory System Agent

DSA Directory Service Agent

DSAC Civil Aviation Safety Directorate

DSAP Destination Service Access Point (RMCDE / RADNET)

DSB Double Side Band (8.33 User Guide)

DSB-AM Double Side Band - Amplitude Modulation

DSC Downstream Clearance

L
DSCP DiffServ CodePoint

IA
DSCVHF Digital Selective Calling - Very High Frequency

DSD Data Structure Diagram

R
DSE Dialogue Service Element

AI
DSF Distribution and Switching Facility

DSI Denmark/Sweden Interface

DSI Data Source Interface (ODS)


L
O
DSK Disk
TR

DSL Digital Subscriber Line

DSLM Downlink SLM


N

DSM Departure Suspense Message


O

DSNA Direction des services de la navigation aérienne (Directorate Air Navigation Services, France)

DSP Domain Specific Part


C

DSP Datalink Status Panel


O

DSP Data Link Service Provider


R

DSP Digital Signal Processing


EU

DSP Digital Signal Processor

DSR Director SESAR and Research

DSR/CMN Directorate SESAR and Research/Contribution Management Division

DSR/CMN/APT Airport Unit (DSR)

DSR/CMN/ATS Air Traffic Service Unit (DSR)

DSR/CMN/DCM Deputy Contribution Manager (DSR)

DSR/CMN/FRM Flexible Resource Management (DSR)

DSR/CMN/IM System Wide Information Management/ Enterprise Architecture Unit (DSR)

DSR/CMN/INO Innovative Research Unit (DSR)

DSR/CMN/MP Master Plan Maintenance Unit (DSR)

DSR/CMN/NAV Navigation - CNS Research Unit (DSR)

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DSR/CMN/NET Network Unit (DSR)

DSR/CMN/PM Transversal Performance & Methods Unit (DSR)

DSR/CMN/VIF Validation Infrastructure (DSR)

DSR/PSO Directorate SESAR and Research/EUROCONTROL SESAR Joint Undertaking Project Support Office

DSS Data Systems Specialist

DSS Decision Support System

DSS Directorate Single Sky - Direction "Ciel unique"

L
DSS Direct Subsystem

IA
DSS Direct Sequence spread Spectrum

DSS/CM Directorate Single Sky/Civil-Military ATM Coordination Division

R
DSS/CM/ATM Civil-Military - ATM Coordination Unit (DSS)

AI
DSS/CM/CNS Civil-Military - CNS Coordination Unit (DSS)

DSS/CM/SEC Civil-Military - ATM Security Coordination Unit (DSS)

DSS/CM/SES
L
Civil-Military - SES Implementation Support Unit (DSS)
O
DSS/CM/SPM Civil-Military - SESAR Programme Manager (DSS)
TR

DSS/EIPR Directorate Single Sky/European Implementation Planning and Reporting Unit

DSS/OFF Office of the Director DSS


N

DSS/OVS Directorate Single Sky/Oversight Division


O

DSS/OVS/NOS Network Oversight Unit (DSS)

DSS/OVS/SAF Safety Oversight Support Unit (DSS)


C

DSS/PRU Directorate Single Sky/ Performance Review Unit


O

DSS/PRU/DAT Safety and Data Section (DSS)


R

DSS/PRU/ECO Economics Section (DSS)


EU

DSS/PRU/PO Project Office (DSS)

DSS/PRU/QOS Quality of Services Section (DSS)

DSS/REG Directorate Single Sky/Regulatory Support Division

DSS/REG/CAA Support to CAA/NSA Unit (DSS)

DSS/REG/ENV Environment Unit (DSS)

DSS/REG/FRM Flexible Resource Management (DSS)

DSS/REG/SES SES Unit (DSS)

DSS1 Digital Signal System No.1

DSS1 Digital Subscriber Signalling No1

DST Decision Support Tools

DST Direct Support Task

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DST Daylight Saving Time

DSU Division Support Unit

DSU Data-Source Selector Unit

DSU Declaration of suitability for use

DSU Direct Support Unit

DT Data Terminal

DT Displaced Threshold

L
DT&E Development, Test and Evaluation

IA
DTAM Descend To And Maintain

DTCM Discrete Time Markov Chain models

R
DTE Data Terminal Equipment (RMCDE)

AI
DTED Digital Terrain Evaluation Data (ECAC)

DTED Digital Terrain Elevation Data

DTF Data Link Test Facility (ICAO)


L
O
DTG Date Time Group
TR

DTI Direction de la technique et de l'innovation

DTI Department for Trade and Industry


N

DTL Development Team Leader


O

DTMF Dual Tone Multi Frequency

DTMS Database & Transaction Management System


C

DTN Data Transport Network


O

DTOW Default Take-Off Weight


R

DTP Desk Top Publishing


EU

DTR Data Terminal Ready

DTRT DeTerioRaTe(ing)

DTS Distributed Time Service

DTS Data Terminal Set

DTS Data Transmission System

DTT Development Test Team

DTU Data Transmission Unit (VCS)

DTV Digital Television

DTVOR Doppler Terminal VOR

DTW Departure Tolerance Window

DU Digital Signalling User

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DU Digital User Signalling

DU Data User

DU Display Unit

DU-TF Digital User Signalling Task Force

DUA Dedicated User Area

DUA Data User Agreement

DUA Directory User Agent

L
DUAT Direct User Access Terminal

IA
DUATS Direct User Access Terminal System

DUAU Data Update and Access Unit

R
DUC Dense Upper Cloud

AI
DUEACT an sfpl is "DUE for ACTivation"

DUEV Daten Übertragungs- und Verteiler-System (DE)

DUP DUPlicate
L
O
DUPL-MIL Send Flight Plan Info to Dutch Mil (N-FDPS)
TR

DUR DURation

DUR Desired/Undesired Signal Ratio


N

DUR Determined Unit Rate


O

DUT Device Under Test

DUX DUpleX
C

DVAS Documentation and Visual Aids Specialist


O

DVI Digital Video Interactive (Intel)


R

DVI Direct Voice Input


EU

DVM Digital VoltMeter

DVMG Digital Video Map Generator

DVO Direct Voice Output

DVOR Doppler VOR

DVOR Distance VOR

DVORTAC DVOR combined with TACan

DVP Development Verification Platform (part of EGNOS)

DWD Deutscher Wetterdienst (German Weather Service)

DWDM Dense Wave Data Multiplexing

DWG DMEAN Working Group

DWH CFMU Datawarehouse (Système d'entreposage de données du CFMU)

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DWN DoWN (Device status indication)

DWP Destination waypoint

DWP Departure Waypoint

DX DupleX

DXC Digital cross Connect (technology)

DXT Data eXtracT

DYN Dynamic Maps (N-FDPS)

L
DYNAV Dynamic Route Availability

IA
DZ Algeria (ISO Country Code)

DZ De-conflicting Zone (FSSkt-A)

R
DZ DriZzle

AI
DZH DeCo Zeeland High

DÜS Düsseldorf

DÜV Datenübertragungs und Verteiler System (DE)


L
O
E East, Eastern longitude
TR

E Spain

E Error
N

E&M Earth and Mark Signalling


O

E&OE Errors & Omissions Excepted

E+M signalling
C

E-ATSAW Enhanced Airborne Traffic Situational Awareness


O

E-DPI Early DPI


R

E-learning Electronic Learning


EU

E-Mail Electronic Mail

E-OCVM European Operational Concept Validation Methodology / méthode européenne de validation des concepts
opérationnels

E-SCAN Electronic SCAN

E-Scan Electronically Scanned

e-STAR ETFMS - Satellite Telecommunications Access for Redistribution of data

E-TIBA Enhanced Traffic Information Broadcast by Aircraft

E.316 ITU-T Reccomendations of Telephone Numbering

E.g For Example

e.m. electromagnetic

E/LCIP mechanism European/Local Convergence and Implementation Plan (mechanism) (now replaced by the ESSIP/LSSIP
mechanism)

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E1 2048kbps interface

E1 Proposed Galileo Frequency (1589 MHz)

E2 Proposed Galileo Frequency (1561 MHz)

E5 Proposed Galileo Frequency (1202 MHz)

E6 Proposed Galileo Frequency (1278 MHz)

EA Europe Airsports

EA Extended Address

L
EA Expedited data Acknowledgement

IA
EA Enterprise Architecture

EAA European Aviation Agency

R
EAB European ATM Board

AI
EAB European AIS Database and Aeronautical Information Bureau (Bureau « Base européenne de données AIS
et information aéronautique »)

EAC East Assistant Controller L


O
EACAC Evolutionary AIR Ground Cooperative ATM Concept

EACCC European Aviation Crisis Coordination Cell


TR

EACG European ATFM Consultation Group

EACI SG Eatms Architecture and Cns Infrastructure Sub-Group


N

EACNSISG EATCHIP Architecture and CNS Infrastructure Sub-Group


O

EACP European Aeronautical Common Position (Position aéronautique européenne commune)


C

EAD European AIS Database (Base européenne de données AIS)


O

EAD Earliest Arrival Date

EAD Economic Analyses and Databases Section (ICAO)


R

EAD BUP EAD Backup Site


EU

EAD SF EAD Surveillance Function

EAD SGR EAD Sub-Group

EAD SSG EAD Service Steering Group

EAD TF European Ais Data base implementation Task Force

EAD WP EAD Working Position

EAD-ONL EAD Online Environment

EAD-TDS EAD Test and Development Environment

EAD-TRG EAD Training Environment

EADCOS EAD Coordination Subgroup

EADI Electronic Attitude Director Indicator

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EADS European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company

EADTF European AIS Database Task Force

EAEA European ATM Enterprise Architecture

EAEC European Airlines Electronics Committee

EAG Event Analysis Group

EAG European Aeronautical Group

EAG European ATFM Group (Groupe ATFM européen)

L
EAGLES European Air Ground Laboratory for Efficient System Integration

IA
EAH Erroneous AFTN Header

EAIP Electronic AIP

R
EAIP-TF Electronic Aeronautical Information Publication (Task Force)

AI
EAM ESARR Advisory Material

EAM EUROCONTROL Airspace Model

EAM-GUI ESARR Advisory Material - Guidance Material


L
O
EAM3/AMCE ESARR3 Advisory Material - Guidance on AMC in relation to ESARR3
TR

EAM3/GUI1 ESARR3 Advisory Material - Guidance Document 1

EAM3/GUI2 ESARR3 Advisory Material - Guidance Document 2


N

EAM3/GUI3 ESARR3 Advisory Material - Guidance Document 3


O

EAM3/GUI4 ESARR3 Advisory Material - Guidance Document 4

EAM3/GUI5 ESARR3 Advisory Material - Guidance Document 5


C

EAM3/ICAO ESARR3 Guidance Material - Consistency between ESARR 3 and ICAO SARPs
O

EAMG (EATCHIP) European ATFM Management Group (supervision of the CFMU)


R

EAMG SSG EAMG Systems Sub-Group


EU

eAMI electronic Airspace Management Information message

EAN European ANSP Network

EAN European Air Traffic Service Organisations Network

eANP electronic Air Navigation Plan

EANPG European Air Navigation Planning Group (Groupe européen de planification de la navigation aérienne
(GEPNA))

EANS Estonian Air Navigation Services

EAO Enseignement Assisté par Ordinateur (=CBT)

EAOG European Airline Operations Group

EAP EATCHIP Alignment Process

EAPM ECAC Airspace Planning Manual

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EAPPRE European Action Plan on the Prevention of Runway Excursion

EAPPRI European Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Incursions (Plan d'action européen pour la prévention
des incursions sur piste)

EAPRLB European Action Plan for the Prevention of Level Busts (Plan d'action européen pour la réduction des
transgressions de niveau de vol)

EARN European Academic Research Network

EAROM Electrically Alterable ROM

EARTS En-Route Automated Radar Tracking System

L
EAS EATMP Advisory Services

IA
EAS EURCONTROL Advisory Services

EAS Effort Accounting System

R
EAS Equivalent AirSpeed

AI
EAS European AIS System

EAS Emergency Avoidance System

EASA
L
European Aviation Safety Agency (Agence européenne de la sécurité aérienne)
O
EASC European ATM Staff Representatives Conference
TR

EASEG EUROCONTROL Ad hoc ATM Security Group (Groupe ad hoc d'EUROCONTROL pour la sécurité de l'ATM)

EASG EASIE ATM Support Group


N

EASIE Enhanced Air Traffic Management and Mode S Implementation in Europe (Amélioration de la gestion du trafic
aérien et mise en oeuvre du Mode S en Europe)
O

EASIT European Association for Software access & Information Transfer


C

EASS European Aviation Safety Seminar


O

EASSP EUROCONTROL Specification for ATM Surveillance System Performance


R

EAT Experiments and Trials platform (Plate-forme d'expérimentations et d'essais)

EAT Expected Approach Time


EU

EAT Estimated Approach Time

EATA Enhanced AT Attachment (bus)

EATCHIP European Air Traffic Control Harmonisation and Integration Programme (see EATMP) ; Programme européen
d'harmonisation et d'intégration du contrôle de la circulation aérienne

EATCHIP LO EATCHIP Liaison Officer

EATCHIP OCD Operational Concept Document

EATCOS ECAC TF on the Integration of European ATC Systems

EATF EATMS Architecture Task Force

EATFCM Enhanced Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management

EATM European Air Traffic Management (EUROCONTROL)

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EATM European Air Traffic Management Service Business Unit (Service prestataire de gestion du trafic aérien en
Europe)

EATMN European Air Traffic Management Network

EATMP European Air Traffic Management Program (Programme européen de gestion de la circulation aérienne)

EATMS European Air Traffic Management System (Système européen de gestion de la circulation aérienne)

EATN Experimental Aeronautical Telecommunication Network (RADNET)

EATN European ATN

EATRADA European ATM Research And Development Association

L
EAUP European Airspace Use Plan

IA
EAVU EUROCONTROL Airspace Validation Unit

R
EAW Easy Access to Weekend (Routes)

AI
EAWDG EATMS Architecture Workshop Drafting Group

EB EastBound

EB Executive Board (of the EUROCONTROL Agency) L


O
EBAA European Business Aviation Association

EBACE European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition


TR

EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code

EBITDA Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization


N

EBP Emergency Bypass Processor (ODS)


O

EBRD European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (Banque Européenne de la Reconstruction et le


Développement, BERD)
C

EBT Evidence-Based Training


O

EBU European Broadcasting Union


R

EC Executive Controller (also referred to as Radar Controller)


EU

EC European Commission (to be avoided because of possible confusion with European Community/ies)

EC Eyes closed

EC Executive Controller

EC European Community/ies

ECA European Cockpit Association

ECA Executive Assistant Controller (position)

ECA Executive Controller Assistant

ECAA European Common Aviation Area

ECAC European Civil Aviation Conference (Conférence européenne de l'Aviation civile)

ECAC ATI ECAC/ Air Transport Industry (AEA, IATA)

ECAC-DGCA ECAC Directors General of Civil Aviation

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ECAC-JAA ECAC Joint Aviation Authorities

ECAF ECAC Centralised Airspace Facility

ECAM Electronic Centralised Aircraft Monitoring (airborne display)

ECARDA European Coherent Approach to Research and Technological Development for ATM

ECB European Central Bank

ECB Event Control Block

ECBAG EATCHIP Cost-Benefit Advisory Group

L
ECC EAN Consortium Committee

IA
ECC Error Correction Code

ECC Exemption Coordination Cell

R
ECC EATCHIP Coordination Committee

AI
ECC-AIRS European Coordination Centre for Aircraft Incident Reporting Systems (EC)

ECCAIRS European Coordination Centre for Aircraft Incident Reporting Systems (EC)

ECCB EUROCONTROL Change Control Board


L
O
ECCB Engineering Change Control Board
TR

ECCG Experimental Centre Consultation Group (Groupe consultatif sur le Centre expérimental)

ECCM Electronic Counter CounterMeasures


N

eCE enlarged Committee for Route Charges (Comité élargi pour les redevances de route)
O

ECEF Earth-Centered-Earth-Fixed

ECF Enhanced Connectivity Facility


C

ECFEP Extended Communication Front End Processor


O

ECG ElectroCardioGram
R

ECG European Communication Gateway


EU

ECG EATMP Communications Gateway

ECGD Export Credit Guarantee Department

ECHO EATCHIP CNS/ATM Holistic Model Using RM-ODP

ECHOES EUROCONTROL - Consolidation of HMI for Operations, Evaluations and Simulations

ECHQ EUROCONTROL Headquarters

ECI Every-Citizen-Interface

ECI Ead Client Interface

ECI Earth Centred Inertial

ECIP European Convergence and Implementation Plan (Plan européen de convergence et de réalisation) (now
replaced by ESSIP)

ECIPD Document ECIP (now replaced by ESSIP (documents))

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ECIT EAD Client Interface Terminal

ECIT-SDR ECIT System Design Review

ECIV ECI Validation Suite

ECL En-route Cruising Level (N-FDPS)

ECLECTIC Electronic separation Clearance Enabling the Crossing of traffic under Instrument meteorological Conditions
(CENA Project)

ECM Extended Callsign Menu

ECM Electronic Counter Measure / Message

L
ECM EATCHIP Coordination Meeting

IA
ECM Executive Control Message

R
ECMA European Computer Manufacturers' Association

AI
ECMC ETFMS Central Monitoring and Control System

ECMT European Conference of Ministers of Transport

eCN enlarged Commission (Commission élargie) L


O
ECN Explicit Congestion Notification

ECODA Enhanced Central Office for Delay Analysis (Service central amélioré d'analyse des retards de trafic)
TR

ECP Expedite Clearance Procedure

ECP Engineering Change Proposal


N

ECR Event Contract Request (ICAO)


O

ECRG Experimental Centre Review Group


C

ECRSG EATMS Concept & Requirements Sub-Group


O

ECS ETFMS Central System

ECSC European Conference on Satellite Communications


R

ECSIO Exit Coordination Status In/Out


EU

ECSTF ETFMS Communications and Systems Task Force

ECT European CONOPS Team

ECT European Coordination Team (EUROCONTROL Fire Brigade)

ECTAA European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations

ECTF EATMS Concept Task Force

ECU European Currency Unit = Unité de compte européenne

ECX European Climate Exchange

ED EUROCAE Document

ED Entry Departure

ED Error Detail

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ED (50) European Datum

Ed(s) Editor(s)

ED-101 Eurocae Document 101

ED-102 Eurocae Document 102

ED-115 Eurocae Document 115

ED-117 Eurocae Document 117

ED-126 EUROCAE Documentation on ADS

L
ED-12A Eurocae Document 12A

IA
ED-12B Eurocae Document 12B

ED-14D Eurocae Document 14D

R
ED-14E Eurocae Document 14E

AI
ED-43 Eurocae Document 43

ED-73B Eurocae Document 73B

ED-87 Eurocae Document 87


L
O
ED126 Eurocae Document 126
TR

ED50 European Datum 1950 (Geodetic system)

ED70 European Datum 1970 (Geodetic system)


N

ED87 European Datum 1987 (Geodetic system)


O

EDA Electro-Dermal Activity measurement

EDA European Defence Agency (Agence européenne de défense)


C

EDAG European Delay Analysis System Advisory Group


O

EDAG European Delay Analysis System Advisory Group (Groupe consultatif sur le système européen d'analyse des
retards)
R

EDAS European Delay Analysis System


EU

EDAS European Delay Analysis System (Système européen d'analyse des retards)

EDAY End DAY

EDB Environmental Data Base

EDCT Expect Departure Clearance Time

EDD Electronic (Tabular) Data Display

EDD / TID EDD / Touch Input Device

EDD-VKL EDD-controller/planner-controller

EDDF Environmental Data Processing and Distribution Function

EDDUS EDD Update System

eDEP Early Demonstration and Evaluation Platform

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EDGE EDGE (of runway)

EDI Electronic Data Interchange / Echange de Données Informatisés

EDIFACT Electrical Data Interface for Administration Commerce and Transport (ODS)

EDIM Electronic Data Interchange Message

EDIMS Electronic Data Interchange Message Service

EDISOFT Empresa de Serviços e Desenvolvimento de Software, S.A. (PT)

EDL Event Driven Language

L
EDMM Engineering and Development Management Meeting

IA
EDMS Emission Dispersion Modelling System

EDMS Engineering Data Management System (ODS - MAS)

R
EDOP Enhanced Directors of Operations Forum

AI
EDP Electronic Data Processing

EDP Environmental Data Processing

EDPD Environmental Data Processing and Distribution


L
O
EDS Engineering Design System
TR

EDS Environment Dependent System

EDS Explosives Detection System


N

EDS Early Departure Scheme


O

EDT Electronic Data Terminal

EDTCB ENV Data Transfer Control Board


C

EDTF EATM E-learning Developers TaskForce


O

EDTR Environment Data Transfer Report


R

EDV Elektronische Daten Verarbeitung (DE) (=EDP)


EU

EDX Event Driven eXecutive

EE Estonia (ISO Country Code)

EEA European Economic Area

EEB European Environmental Bureau

EEC Electronic Engine Control

EEC EUROCONTROL Experimental Centre (Centre expérimental d'EUROCONTROL (CEE))

EEC European Economic Community (former name of European Union)

EEC Enterprise Electronic Corporation

EEC/BSC EUROCONTROL Experimental Centre / Building Steering Committee (decision DG)

EEE Etudes, Essais and Experimentation

EEG ElectroEncephaloGram

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EEI Essential Elements of Information

EEIG European Economic Interest Group

EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEC)

EES European Eastern States

EET Eastern European Time

EET Estimated Elapsed Time

EF End Frame

L
EFAP Enhanced Future ATM Profile

IA
EFAS Effort Accounting System (Système de comptabilisation des temps de travail)

EFB Electronic Flight Bag

R
EFCT Expected Further Clearance Time

AI
EFD ETFMS Flight Data

EFDFMG EUROCONTROL Flow Data and Flow Management Group

EFDP
L
European Flight Data Processing (Système européen de traitement des données de vol)
O
EFFP Environment-Friendly Flight Path
TR

EFI Electronic Flight Instruments

EFIR European Flight Information Region


N

EFIS Electronic Flight Instrument System


O

EFIS Electronic Flight Information System

EFL Entry Flight Level (for the first MADAP sector)


C

EFL Estimated Flight Level


O

EFMS Experimental Flight Management System (Système expérimental de gestion de vol)


R

EFO Enhanced Flight Operations


EU

EFOB Estimated Fuel On Board

EFP España-France-Portugal Plan (cooperation agreement)

EFPD electronic flight planning device

EFPD Extended Flight Plan Description

EFPM Extended Flight Plan Message

EFPS electronic flight progress strip

EFPS External Front Processing System (PALLAS system)

EFQM European Foundation for Quality Management (Fondation européenne pour le management par la qualité)

EFR Extended Flight Rules (FREER)

EFS Extended Flight Store

EFS Electronic Flight Strip

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EFS ETFMS Fallback System

EFSU EUROCONTROL FAB Support Unit

EFTA European Free Trade Association

EG Egypt (ISO Country Code)

EGA Enhanced Graphics Adapter

EGATCM EUROCONTROL Guild of Air Traffic Controllers - Maastricht

EGATS EUROCONTROL Guild of Air Traffic Services

L
EGCSA Enhanced Ground Controller Situational Awarness

IA
EGD EUROCONTROL Generic Document

EGERIA Engineering Group for European Integration ATC

R
EGIP European Gateway for International NOTAM Operation Provision (Point d'accès européen au service de

AI
gestion des NOTAM internationaux)

EGIS EUROCONTROL Guidelines for Implementation Support

EGM Earth Gravitational Model L


O
EGNOS European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (Complément géostationnaire européen de navigation)

EGNOS-EM European Global Navigation Overlay Service - East Mediterranean


TR

EGP Exterior Gateway Protocol

EGPWS Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System


N

EGSMM EUROCONTROL Generic Safety Management Manual


O

EGU ENV Graphical User Interface (old name, see CHMI)


C

EGU European Gliding Union


O

EHA European Helicopter Association

EHC East High Coordinator controller


R

EHD Danger Area (followed by identification) [NL]


EU

EHE East High Executive controller

EHF Extremely High Frequency

EHQ EUROCONTROL Headquarters

EHR Restricted Area (followed by identification) [NL]

EHS Enhanced Mode S surveillance (Surveillance enrichie en Mode S)

EHSI Electronic Horizontal Situation Indicator

EHT Extra High Tension

EIA Environmental Impact Assessment

EIA Electrical Industries Association

EIA Electronic Industries Alliance, formely Electronic Industries Association

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EIAP European Integrated Aeronautics Programme

EIB European Investment Bank / Banque Européenne d'Investissement

EIBT Estimated In-Block Time

EICAS Engine Indication and Crew Alert System

EIF Extended Interface Function

EIF European Interoperability Framework

EIIC Electronics Installation and Implementation Centre

L
EIPA European Institute of Public Administration

IA
EIR Equipment Identity Register

EIRS External Interface Requirement Specification

R
EIS Electronic Indicating System (Airbus)

AI
EIS Environmental Information Sampling

EIS EUROCONTROL Implementation Support

EKF Extended Kalman Filtering


L
O
EKF-IMM Extended Kalman Filter - Interacting Multiple Model
TR

EL Entry Lateral

EL Elevation
N

EL ELectroluminescent (display panel)


O

EL/KYB Eectro-Luminescent Keyboard

ELAN EAD LAN


C

ELBA Emergency Location Beacon Aircraft


O

ELD Environment Load System


R

ELDT Estimated Landing Time


EU

ELE Elementary Surveillance

ELEF ELf Electric Field

ELEV Elevation (environment)

ELF Extremely Low Frequency

ELFAA European Low Fares Airline Association

ELINT Electronic Intelligence

ELISE Exact Landing Interference Simulation Environment

ELM Extended Length Message

ELMF ELf Magnetic Field

ELMS Electronic Learning Management System

ELPAC English Language Proficiency for Aeronautical Communications

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ELR Extra Long Range

ELS Elementary Surveillance (Surveillance élémentaire) (Mode S)

ELS mode S ELementary surveillance

ELS Emergency Landing Strip

ELS Electronic Library Service (System)

ELS-OP TF Mode S Elementary Surveillance - Operational Introduction

ELSH EUROCONTROL Self-Registration Application (ICS environment)

L
ELT Emergency Locator Transmitter

IA
ELVIRA Extremely Low Visibility Instrument Rotorcraft Approaches

ELVIRA Enregistrement Lecture Visualisation Information Radar

R
ELW Extended Label Window

AI
ELW Exerted Landing Weight

EM End of Medium

EM Error Mechanism
L
O
EM Empty Module
TR

EM Electromagnetic

EM EMission
N

EM Exempted
O

EMA Enterprise Management Architecture

EMAC European - Middle East ATM Coordination Mechanism (Dispositif de coordination Europe - Proche-Orient
C

pour l'ATM)
O

EMAN En-Route Manager

EMAS Engineered Materials Arresting System


R

EMAS Environmental Management Audit System (Hamburg Airport)


EU

EMB Executive Management Board

EMBD EMBeDded (Cloud types, Layers)

EMC Electromagnetic Compatibility

EMC EAMTP Management Committee

EMCC EATMP Management Coordination Committee

EMCIT ElectroMagnetic Compatibility of IT products

EMCON Emission Control

EMCR(ATC) Requirements for European Class 3 Medical Certification of Air Traffic Controllers

EMD Editorial Manager on Duty

EME EUROCONTROL Military Expert (Expert militaire d'EUROCONTROL)

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EMEP European Monitoring and Evaluation Programme

EMER Emergency

EMER Flight in state of emergency (Flight plan status indicator)

EMERALD EMErging and Activities of reLevance to ATM concept Definition (European Commission)

EMERG EMERGency

EMERTA EMERging Technologies opportunities, issues and impact on ATM

EMEU EUROCONTROL Military Expert Unit (Unité des experts militaires d'EUROCONTROL)

L
EMF Electro Motive Force

IA
EMF Exercise Management Facility (Simulator)

EMF Excellence Management Function

R
EMG ElectroMyoGram

AI
EMG Emergency (ICAO)

EMG EAD Management Group

EMH EATMP Management Handbook


L
O
EMI ElectroMagnetic Interference
TR

EMIRA EUROCONTROL Maastricht Information Retriever Application (Progiciel de recherche d'information pour
EUROCONTROL- Maastricht)

EMIS EATCHIP Management Information System


N

EMM Expanded Memory Manager


O

EMM Engineering Management Meeting


C

EMM Extractor Monitoring Message


O

EMMA European Airport Movement Management by A-SMGCS

EMOD Emitting MODule on the mc side


R

EMOSIA European Model for ATM Strategic Investment Analysis


EU

EMOTION 7 European Maintenance of TCAS II Version 7 (Gestion européenne du TCAS II version 7)

EMP ElectroMagnetic Pulse

EMS European Mobile System

EMS Environment Management System

EMS Expanded Memory Specification

EMS European Mode S Station

EMS EATCHIP Management Support

EMSEC Emission Security

EMSO EATCHIP Management Support Organisation

EMSS European Mobile Satellite Services

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EMT Eye-Movement tracking

EMT Editorial Manager Team

EMTO ECAC Medium-Term Objectives Group (to deal with 'Constraints to Growth'

EMU Extended Memory Unit

EMU European Monetary Union

EMUC European Union Military Committee / CMUE Comité militaire de l'Union européenne

EN Entry Node

L
EN European Standard

IA
EN Enabler

ENA Escuela Nacional de Aeronáutica (ES)

R
ENAC Italian Civil Aviation Authority (Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile)

AI
ENAC Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (FR), French Civil Aviation School

ENAV Ente nazionale di assistenza al volo (Italian Government Agency for Air Traffic and Aeronautical Services)

END European Norm Draft


L
O
END Key for aborting the current operation
TR

END stop END (relating to RVR)

ENE East-North-East
N

ENG ENGine
O

ENG Engineering

ENGD Engineering Division


C

ENHANCE EuropeaN Harmonised Aircraft Noise Control modelling Environment (NATSDORA)


O

ENIAC Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer


R

ENJJPT Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training


EU

ENNA Etablissement National de la Navigation Aérienne (FR)

ENOC European Network Operating(tion) Concept

ENPI European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument

ENPRM EUROCONTROL Notice of Proposed Rule-Making (Avis de proposition de réglementation


d'EUROCONTROL)

ENQ ENQuiry

ENR En Route, En-route

ENRI Electronic Navigation Research Institute (US - ADS)

ENRT EN-RouTe

ENT EGNOS Network Time

ENUM E.164 Numbering mapping to URI

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ENV Environment business area (Domaine Environnement)

ENV Environment System (CFMU)

ENV Environmental studies (Études environnementales)

ENV Environment

ENV CFMU Environment Database

ENV KPI Environment Key Performance Indicators

ENVCOOR Environment Coordinators; National Environment Coordinator Meetings

L
EO Executive Objectives (EATMS - CSD)

IA
EO Eyes Open

EOA End Of Address

R
EOAG European Operations Advisory Group (Groupe consultatif européen "Operations")

AI
EOB End Of Block

EOB End Of Business (i.e. end of working day)

EOBD Estimated Off-Block Date


L
O
EOBDT Estimated Off-Block Date and Time
TR

EOBT Estimated Off-Block Time

EOC Edge Of Coverage


N

EOCD EATMS Operational Concept Document


O

EOCG EUROCONTROL Operations Consultative Group

EODP EATMS Options Discussion Paper


C

EOF End Of File


O

EOG ElectroOculoGram
R

EOI Expression of Interest


EU

EOIG EGNOS Operators and Infrastructure Group - the ATS providers in the states formerly known as the IKD
States

EOLIA European Pre-operational Datalink Applications Project

EOM End Of Message

EONS EUROCONTROL Open and Generic Graphic System / Système graphique ouvert et générique
d'EUROCONTROL

EOP End Of Picture

EOQ European Organisation for Quality

EoS Element of Service

EOS Executive Operations Support

EOSD Evaluation of Operational System Deficiencies

EOT End of Transmission

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EOT&V EGNOS Operational Test & Validation

EP European Parliament

EP Expert Panel

EPA Event Processor Array

EPAC EUROCONTROL Programme Appraisal Committee (Comité d'évaluation des programmes


d'EUROCONTROL)

EPAC Eatchip Policy and Allocation Committee

EPATS European Personal Air Transport System

L
EPB EATCHIP Project Board

IA
EPC Enhanced Planning Control

R
EPC Enhanced Planning and Coordination function (project of MDP phase I)

AI
EPCM Enhanced Planning Control Message

EPD EATCHIP Planning Division (EUROCONTROL)

EPFLY ExPerimental FLYing L


O
EPG EASIE Policy Group

EPHOS European Handbook for Open Systems


TR

EPI Electrical Power Installation

ePIB Electronic Pre-flight Information Bulletin


N

EPIC Emergency Procedures Information Centre


O

EPIC European Programme for the Implementation of a Common geodetic reference frame (WGS 84)
C

EPIC Extended PCM Interface Controller (ACS)


O

EPIC EUROCONTROL Publication and Information Centre (Centre d'information et de publications


d'EUROCONTROL)
R

EPISMAS Economic Performance Indicators in Support of Mathematical Air Traffic Control Simulations
EU

EPLD Erasable Programmable Logic Device

EPM Electromagnetic Protection Modification

EPM EATCHIP Planning Method

EPMB EASIE Programme Management Board

EPNL Effective Perceived Noise Level

EPNS Electro-Plated Nickel Silver

EPOL Elliptical Polarisation

EPP Extended Projected Profile

EPR External and Public Relations = Relations extérieures et communication

EPROM Erasable-Programmable Read-Only-Memory

EPRT External Processing Response Time

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EPS Exercise Preparation Suite (Simulator)

EPS Emergency Power Supply

epsilon (Greek letter, lower case) Symbol for azimuth increment

EPSU European Public Service Union

EPT Estimated Parking Time

EPT EUROCONTROL English language Placement Test

EPT Effective Performance Time

L
EPU Estimated Position Uncertainty

IA
EQ Equalizer (NOT Equipment !)

EQA European Quality Award

R
EQF EUROCONTROL Quality Forum (Forum Qualité d'EUROCONTROL)

AI
EQPM Equipment and Systems

EQPT EQuiPmenT (instrumentation, communication)

Eqpt Equipment
L
O
EQUATOR Environment for Qualitative Temporal Reasoning (AI)
TR

Equipe R Perception des redevances de route au titre des accords bilatéraux passés avec des Etats non-contractants =
Collection of air navigation charges under bilateral agreements with non-Contracting states (= R Team)

ER Elementary Restart
N

ER En-Route
O

ER Executive Rule (for the use of Safety Management System)


C

ER ERror (TPDU)
O

ER TC En-Route Tactical Controller

ER-PC En-Route Planning Controller


R

ERA European Regional Airlines


EU

ERA Czech Republic Manufacturer of MLAT and ADS-B equipment

ERA European Regional Airlines Organisation

ERA European Research Area

ERA Economic & Regulatory Affairs (Unit) (CRCO) ((Unité) «Affaires économiques et réglementaires»)

ERA Economic Regulation Analysis

ERABIS (Swedish) Route Invoicing System

eRAD electronic Route Availability Document

ERAF EUROCONTROL Regulatory and Advisory Framework (Cadre réglementaire et consultatif


d'EUROCONTROL)

ERAM EUROCONTROL Risk Analysis Method

ERAM EUROCONTROL Remuneration Adjustment Method (Task Force)

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ERASMUS En-Route Air Traffic Soft Management Ultimate System

ERATO En Route Air Traffic Organiser

ERATS Environmentally-responsible Air Transport

ERBD European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

ERC EUROCONTROL Research Centre

ERCG External Relations Coordination Group

ERCS EXM Resistant Communications System

L
ERD Entity Relationship Diagram

IA
ERD End Routing Domain

ERDF European Regional Development Fund / Fonds européen de développement régional (=FEDER)

R
ERDS Error Recording Data Set

AI
ERDs End Routing Domains

ERDT Estimated ReaDy Time for Movement

EREF External REFerence


L
O
ERF EUROCONTROL Regulatory Framework (Cadre réglementaire d'EUROCONTROL)
TR

ERFA Conference on the Economics of Route Air Navigation Facilities and Airports (ICAO) = Conférence sur
l'économie des installations et services de navigation aérienne de route et des aéroports

eRIA early Regulatory Impact Assessment


N

ERIP EAD Remote Interface Package


O

ERIS EATMP Reference Industry-based ATM Simulation and trials platform Programme (Programme ERIS
(EATMP Reference Industry-based ATM Simulation and trials platform))
C

ERIS eDEP Early Demonstration and Evaluation Platform for Rapid Prototyping
O

ERM En-Route Metering


R

ERM Estimate Revision Message


EU

ERM EMC Replication Manager (ENGD)

ERML ERM Long

ERMS ERM Short

ERN Earth Referenced Navigation

ERN ERNtebrück (Air Defence Station)

ERND European Route Network Design

ERNIP European Route Network Improvement Plan

ERNP European Radio Navigation Plan (European Commission)

ERP Extracted Route Points (FPPS/DECADE)

ERP Earth Rotation Parameters

ERP Effective Radiated Power

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ERP Event-Related Potential

ERR Error Message

ERR En-Route Radar

ERRIDS European Regional Renegade Information Dissemination System (Système régional européen de diffusion
d'informations sur les aéronefs présentant un comportement suspect)

ERS Early Retirement Scheme

ERS Environment Reporting System (Système de communication d'informations sur l'environnement)

ERS Extracted Route Sequence

L
ERSS EUROCONTROL Radar Surveillance Standard

IA
ERT Execution Reference Time

R
ERT Expected Ready Time

AI
ERV ECM Resistant Voice

ERYM ex République yougoslave de Macédoine (=FYROM)

ES Entry Sector L
O
ES Entry Subjacent

ES Spain (ISO Country Code)


TR

ES End Service (CPDLC)

ES End Service / System


N

ES EUROCONTROL Standard (Norme EUROCONTROL)


O

ES Elementary Airspace
C

ES End System
O

ES Enhanced Surveillance

ES Extended Squitter
R

ES Emergency System (ODS)


EU

ES-ES End System to End System

ES-IS End System to Intermediate System (Routing Information Exchange Protocol)

ES2 Experience Sharing to Enhance SMS

ESA European Space Agency (Agence spatiale européenne)

ESA Emergency Safe Altitude

ESA Electronically Scanned Array

ESA Enterprise Systems Architecture

ESAM European Society of Aerospace Medicine

ESAO Environmentally Sustainable Airport Operations

ESARR EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement (Exigence réglementaire de sécurité EUROCONTROL)

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ESARR 5 EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement for ATM Services' Personnel (SRC)

ESARR1 EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement 1 Safety Oversight in ATM

ESARR2 EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement 2 Reporting and Assessment of Safety Occurrences in
ATM

ESARR3 EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement 3 Safety Management Systems in ATM

ESARR3 EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement (Use of safety management systems by ATM service
providers)

ESARR4 EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement 4 Risk Assessment and Mitigation in ATM

L
ESARR5 EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement 5 ATM Services' Personnel

IA
ESARR6 EUROCONTROL Safety Regulatory Requirement 6 Software in ATM Systems

ESASSP EUROCONTROL Specification for ATM Surveillance System Performance

R
ESB enterprise service bus

AI
ESC Environment Services Component

ESC ESCape

ESC
L
European ATM Systems and Convergence Business Division (Division prestataire "Système ATM européen
O
et convergence")
TR

ESC BD European ATM Systems & Convergence Business Division (EUROCONTROL)

ESCAN Electronically Scanned

ESCAPE EUROCONTROL Simulation Capability And Platform for Experimentation (Potentiel de simulation et plate-
N

forme d'expérimentation d'EUROCONTROL)


O

ESCAT Emergency Security Control of Air Traffic


C

ESCO Executive Support and Coordination Office

ESCON Extended Serial Connection


O

ESDAP-SG Enhanced Surveillance DAP Steering Group


R

ESDF Environmental Static Data Processing and Distribution Function


EU

ESDI Enhanced Small-Device Interface

ESE Equivalent Spherical Error

ESE East-South-East

ESF Equivalent Safety Finding

ESF Essential Support Facilities

ESG Extended Scenario Generator

ESH End System Hello

ESI EAD System Interface (Interface système de l'EAD)

ESI-V EAD System Interface - Validation

ESIGETEL Ecole Superieure en informatique et genie des telecommunications

ESIM ESARR Implementation (Mise en oeuvre des ESARR)

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ESIMS ESARR Implementation Monitoring and Support (Programme) (Programme de suivi et d'appui à la mise en
oeuvre des ESARR)

ESL Entry Sequence List

ESME Enhanced Simulation Modelling Environment

ESMTP Enhanced SMTP

ESO European Standardisation Organisation

ESP European Safety Programme for ATM (Plan européen pour la sécurité de l'ATM)

ESP En-route Spacing (Program)

L
ESP+ European Safety Programme Plus

IA
ESPOSA Efficient Systems and Propulsion for Small Aircraft

R
ESPRIT European Strategic Programme for Research and development in Information Technology

AI
ESR European Staff Requirement (A 400M)

ESRA EUROCONTROL Statistical Reference Area (Zone de référence statistique EUROCONTROL)

ESRC EAD Service and Royalty Charging sub-group L


O
ESRS EUROCONTROL Standard Document for Radar Surveillance in En-Route and Major Terminal Area

ESS Epc Software Server


TR

ESs End Systems

ESSAP European Strategic Safety Action Plan


N

ESSI European Single Sky Implementation (now replaced by ESSIP)


O

ESSI European Strategic Safety Initiative


C

ESSIP European Single Sky Implementation (mechanism / documents) (replaces ECIP)


O

ESSIP/LSSIP European/Local Single Sky Implementation (mechanism)


mechanism
R

ESSP European Satellite Services Provider


EU

EST Boundary Estimate Message

EST Estimate message designator

EST ESTimate(d), boundary ESTimate message

EST ATC Estimate

EST Eastern Standard Time, UTC -5h. (USA)

EST Estimate/ICAO Estimated Message

ESTB EGNOS System Test Bed

ESTEC ESA European Space Research and Technology Centre

ESTEC European Space Technology and Research Centre

ESTEEM Elaboration of a Strategy for the Transition from EATCHIP phase III to the EATMS

ESTI European Telecommunications Standards Institute

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ESUG European SIMMOD User Group

ESUP Eurocat Support System

ESV Environment SerVer

ESVA Enhanced Successive Visual Approach

ET Executive Team (of CFMU)

ET Error Type

ET Executive Task

L
ET (Shuttle) External Tank

IA
ET Event Tree

ETA Extract, Transfer and Load

R
ETA Even Tree Analysis

AI
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival / Estimating Arrival

ETB End of Transmitted Block

ETCAS
L
Enhanced Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System
O
ETD Estimated Time of Departure
TR

ETE Estimated Time of Entry

ETF European Transport Workers Federation


N

ETFDD Electronic Tabular Flight Data Display


O

ETFDM Electronic Tabular Flight Data Message

ETFMS Enhanced Tactical Flow Management System


C

ETFMS/DDS ETFMS Data Distribution System


O

ETG European GNSS Tripartite Group (European Community, EUROCONTROL, European


R

ETI EAD Terminal Interface (part of ECI)


EU

ETIC EUROCONTROL Test Tool For Intercentre Communication

ETL Extended Track Label

ETL Estimated Time Of Leaving (of aircraft into AIRSPACE_VOLUME)

ETMA Extended Terminal Manoeuvring Area

ETMS Enhanced Air Traffic Management System

ETNA Extranet for National Administrations (Extranet destiné aux Administrations nationales)

ETO Estimated Time Over (a significant point)

eTOD electronic Terrain and Obstacle Data

ETOPS Extended Range Twin Engined Operations

ETOT Estimated Take-Off Time (Heure estimée de décollage)

ETR Runway Entry Point

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ETR ETSI Technical Report

ETRAS Easy Transported Radar Analysis System

ETRC European Travel Retail Council

ETREM EUROCONTROL Technical Requirements Model (EAS)

ETRF European Terrestrial Reference Frame

ETRS European Terrestrial Reference System

ETS Emissions Trading Scheme (EU)

L
ETS Early Termination of Service (ETS) scheme - Régime de cessation anticipée des fonctions (ETS)

IA
ETS European Telecommunications Standard

ETSI European Telecommunication Standards Institute

R
ETSI European Telecommunications Standards Institute

AI
ETSO European Technical Standard Order

ETT Environment Test Team

ETTSG European TAAM Technical Sub-Group


L
O
ETTT Estimated Time To Turnround
TR

ETV Environment and Trajectory Validation

ETX Estimated Time Of Exit (of aircraft into AIRSPACE_VOLUME)


N

EU European Union
O

EU Electronic Unit

EU ETS EU Emissions Trading Scheme


C

EU ETS European Union Emissions Trading Scheme


O

EU-ACA European Union Airport Coordinators Association (represent more than 120 airports throughout the European
Union)
R

EU-wide European Union Wide


EU

EUCARF European Central Altitude Reservation Facility

EUFALDA European Federation of Airline Dispatchers Association

EUIR European Upper Information Region

EUM Europe Mediterranean Air navigation Region (ICAO)

EUMC European Military Committee

EUMED Europe Mediterranean Air navigation Region (ICAO)

Eumed Europe Mediterranean Air navigation Region (ICAO)

EUMS European Union Military Staff

EUNET European Unix NETwork

EUNIS European Network Integration Study

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EUR Euro

EUR Europe

EUR European

EUR ATN European ATN

EUR ICAO European Region

EUR ANP Air Navigation Plan in Europe (ICAO Region)

EUR AFTN/AFS GERAC Group on European Regional AFTN/AFS Implementation and Operation Coordination

L
EUR ANP ICAO European Air Navigation Plan

IA
EUR RAN European Regional Air Navigation (Meeting)

EUR Region European Region (ICAO)

R
EUR-AFS European Aeronautical Fixed Service Group (ICAO)

AI
EUR-ANP European Air Navigation Plan (ICAO)

EUR-FMG European Frequency Management Group (ICAO)

EUR-RAN European Regional Air Navigation


L
O
EUR/M Mediation Service (Service "Médiation")
TR

EUR/W Welfare Service (Service "Affaires sociales")

EURACA European Air Carrier Assembly


N

EURAM European Research in Advanced Materials = BRITE


O

EURAMID European ATM Military Directors Conference / Conférence européenne des Directeurs militaires de la
navigation aérienne
C

EURAP European Regional ATS Packet Switching Network (DAKOS+CBN)


O

EURATN European experimental Aeronautical Telecommunications Network = Réseau européen de


télécommunications aéronautiques
R

EURATN experimental ATN type data link in the EURet programme


EU

EUREF IAG Subcomission for Europe

EURET European Research for Transport (European Communities) ; Specific Resource and Technological
Development Programme in the Field of Transport

EURO EUROCONTROL

Euro 88 States and Regions in the CRCO Are in 1988

EURO/5-States RSG EUROCONTROL/5-States Route Structure Group

EUROAT EUROCONTROL ECAC Area Rules for OAT-IFR / Règles régionales Eurocontrol pour la COM

EUROBIT EUROpean association of manufacturers of Business machines & Information Technology

EUROCAE European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment (Organisation européenne pour l'équipement de l'aviation
civile)

EUROCONTROL European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation (Organisation européenne pour la sécurité de la
navigation aérienne)

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EUROMED Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (Partenariat euro-méditerranéen) (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon,
Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey)

EUROPILOTE European Organisation of Airline Pilots Associations

EUROSIM EUROCONTROL Simulator at the Institute of Air Navigation Services

EUROSIM advanced autonomous atc training work station

EUROSS EUROCONTROL Routine Observation Safety Survey

EUROSTAT Statistical Office of the European Communities

EUTELSAT European Telecommunications Satellite Organisation

L
EUUP European Update airspace Use Plan

IA
EV EVery

R
EV Earned Value

AI
EVA Enhanced Video Adapter

EVA Enhanced Visual Acquisition

EVAC EVACuation L
O
EVAIR EUROCONTROL Voluntary ATM Incident Reporting (system) / mécanisme EUROCONTROL de notification
spontanée des incidents liés à l'ATM
TR

EVALINK Évaluation des services par liaison de données

EVAS EATMS Validation Strategy (Stratégie de validation de l'EATMS)


N

EVC Enhanced Video Control


O

EVCA European Venture Capital Association

EVITA European Crisis Visualization Interactive Tool for ATFCM


C

EVP European Validation Platform


O

EVP EATMP Validation Project (formerly C3T)


R

EVP/CORA EATMP Validation Platform for CORA


EU

EVS Enhanced Visual (or Vision) System

EVS Evaluation System (ODS)

EVS Exploitation-Vacation-Sujétion

EWA Error Warning Area

EWA1 Error/Warning Area [1]

EWA2 Error/Warning Area [2]

EWAN EAD WAN

EWAN EGNOS Wide Area Network (Réseau étendu de transmission d'EGNOS)

EWBS EATCHIP Work Breakdown Structure

EWC Enhanced Working Conditions

EWG Executive Working Group

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EWIS Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems

EWOS European Workshop on Open Systems

EWP EATMP Work Programme

EWP EATCHIP Work Programme

EWP Enhanced Working Position

EWPA EATCHIP Work Programme Adaptation

EWPD EATMP Work Programme Document

L
EWPD EATCHIP Work Programme Document

IA
EWPD Eatchip Work Package Definition

EWS Experimental Workstation Simulator

R
EWS Early Warning System

AI
EWST Estimated Wait Stand Time

EWT EATMS Working Team (CSD)

Ex Exercises
L
O
EX EXecute (the previously entered command sequence)
TR

EX Excluded

ex GDR ex German Democratic Republic


N

EXAC EUROCONTROL Exchange and Civil-Military ATM Information and Coordination


O

EXC Executive Controller

EXC EXCept
C

EXCDS Extended Computer Display System (Canada)


O

EXCEL Microsoft Excel


R

EXCOND ATFM Exceptional Condition Notification Message


EU

EXEC EXECute

EXEC EXECutive

EXER EXERcise(s)

EXIT Estimated Taxi In Time

EXM Exempt

EXOT Estimated Taxi Out Time

EXP Expected

EXP EXPect(ed), EXPecting (status)

EXPLT Extrapolate, Extrapolation

EXSPEC Exercise Specification

EXT "External Services" component of Safety Management System (CFMU)

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EXTD EXTenD(ing)

extra EUR Regional AIS System Centre outside the ICAO EUR region

f frequency

F France

F Degrees Fahrenheit (°F)

F Fixed (Relating to marine lights)

F&CM Flow And Capacity Management

L
F&E Facilities and Equipment Program (FAA)

IA
F.435 ITU-T Recommendation F.435 on EDI Messaging Services

F.440 ITU-T Recommendations F.440 on Voice Messaging

R
F/D Flight Director

AI
F/G Foreground

F/NAV GALILEO's Freely Accessible Navigation Message Type

F1 keyboard function key (1)


L
O
F1 Framing Pulse 1
TR

F15 Field 15 of flight plan

F18 Field 18 of Flight Plan


N

F2 Framing Pulse 2
O

F2WGO Free Flight Working Group Operational

FA Fix to an Altitude
C

FA Course from a Fix to an Altitude (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)


O

FA Final Acceptance
R

FA1 Fdm Area 1


EU

FA2 Fdm Area 2

FAA Federal Aviation Administration (Administration fédérale de l'aviation) USA (ICAO 7910/63)

FAA-STD-042 National Airspace System Open System Interconnection Naming and Addressing (ISO Standards for Open
Systems Interconnection and Data Communication published by ISO, International Standards Organisation).

FAAIP FABEC ATFCM/ASM Implementation Project

FAAS Flight Plan Assessment and Alert System (Système d'évaluation des plans de vol et d'alerte)

FAATC FAA Test Centre

FAB Functional Airspace Block (Bloc d'espace aérien fonctionnel)

FAB CE Functional Airspace Block Central Europe (Austria, Bosnia and Herzogovina, Czech Republic, Hungary,
Slovakia and Slovenia)

FAB EC FAB Europe Central (Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland)

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FABEC Functional Airspace Block Europe Central (Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands,
Switzerland)

FAC Flight Augmentation Computer

FAC Final Approach Course (same as IS)

FAC FACilities

FACC Feature and Attribute Coding Catalogue

FACET Fast ACC Capacity Evaluation Tool

FACF Final Approach Course Fix

L
Facil Facilitation

IA
FACT Future Communication Architecture to support Intra-Centre Communications between Air Traffic Management
System Components based on TCP/IP

R
FACTOR Development of Functional Concepts from the EATMS Operational Requirements

AI
FACTS Future Area Control Tools Support

FADE Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airline Data Exchange

FADEC Full Authority Digital Engine Control


L
O
FAF Final Approach Fix
TR

FAFEP Fans Front End Processor

FAI Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FR)


N

FALBALA First Assessment of the operational Limitations, Benefits & Applicability


O

FAM Fire Alarm Monitor

FAM Flight Activation Monitoring


C

FAN FAN (marker) (Navigational facility)


O

FAN False Alarm Normaliser (radar)


R

FANA Federal Air Navigation Authority (Russia)


EU

FANOMOS Flight track and Aircraft NOise MOnitoring System (RMCDE)

FANS Future Air Navigation Systems (ICAO)

FANS-1 Future Air Navigation Systems 1, an initial operational datalink package for the South Pacific

FANS-A Future Air Navigation Systems A, an initial operational datalink package for AIRBUS aircraft

FANSTIC Future Air Traffic Management, New Systems, and Technologies Integration in Cockpit

FAP Final Approach Point

FAP Future ATM Profile (simulation Brétigny) / Profil ATM futur

FAP Frequency Allocation Panel

FAQ Frequently Asked Questions

FAR False Alarm Rate

FAR Federal Aviation Regulation

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FAR False Acceptance Rate

FARADS Feasibility of an ACAS RA Downlink Study (Étude de faisabilité sur la transmission par liaison descendante
des RA de l'ACAS)

FARAWAY Fusion of Radar and ADS using Two-Way Datalink

FARE Fallback ACT and FDPS Recovery Enhancement

FAROA Final Approach and Runway Occupancy Awareness

FAS Final Approach Segment

FAS Flight level Allocation System

L
FAS Flexible Access System

IA
FASID Facilities And Services Implementation Document (ICAO)

R
FAST Full Autonomous Separation Transfer

AI
FASTER Future AO-ATM-Airports Synergy Towards Enhanced Operations

FASTI First ATC Support Tools Implementation

FASVAL Value of the parameter FAS L


O
FAT Factory Acceptance Testing

FAT File Allocation Table


TR

FAT First-of-class Acceptance Test

FAT Force Aérienne Tactique (FR)


N

FATA Force Aérienne Tactique Alliée (OTAN) / Allied Tactical Air Force (=ATAF)
O

FATA Rosaviatsia (Russian Federal Air Transport Agency)


C

FATAC French Air Force Tactical Air Command


O

FATCA Federal Air Traffic Control Authority (Yugoslavia)

FATMI Finnish Air Traffic Management Integration


R

FATO Rosavianadzor (Russian Federal Air Transport Oversight organisation)


EU

FATUREC Federation of Air Transport User Representatives in the EEC

FAVES FAA's Administrative Voice Enterprise Services

FAWP Final Approach Waypoint

FAX FAcsimile transmission

FB FallBack

FB Fast Byte

FBL light, as adjective qualifying icing, turbulence, interference

FBO Fixed Base Operator

FBS FallBack Switch (CSS)

FBS Fall-Back System

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FBU Flight Briefing Unit

FBW Fly-By-Wire

FC Frequency Change

FC Frame Control

FC Course from a Fix to a Distance (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

FC Formalised Clearances

FC Feeder Controller

L
FC Funnel Cloud (Tornado, Waterspout)

IA
FCA Funtional Configuration Audit (MAS - ODS)

FCAA Finnish Civil Aviation Authority

R
FCB File Control Block

AI
FCB Frequency Coordination Board

FCC Federal Communications Commission

FCC Flight Control Computer


L
O
FCC Flow Coordination Cell
TR

FCCS Flight Control Computer System

FCD Flow Control Decision


N

FCDS Frequency Channel and Distribution System


O

FCE Flow Control Execution

FCG Financial Consultation Group (AFG)


C

FCG Frequency Coordination Group


O

FCI Future Communications Infrastructure


R

FCLTP Flight Crew Licensing and Training Panel (ICAO)


EU

FCM Flight Confirmation Message (Message de confirmation de vol)

FCM Flow and Capacity Management

FCNP Fire Control and Navigation Panel

FCO Future Concepts (EATCHIP domain)

FCO Flow and Capacity Operational grades

FCOM Flight Crew Operating Manual

FCOT Future Concepts Team

FCR Flow Control Request

FCS Flight Control Computer (Eurofighter)

FCS Future Communication System

FCS Frame Check Sequence

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FCS Flight Control System

FCS Frame Check Sequence (RMCDE)

FCS Future Communication Study

FCS Flight Conflict Store

FCST ForeCaST

FCTL Flow Control

FCU Flight Control Unit

L
FCWOS Federal Contract Weather Observing Site

IA
FD Course from a Fix to a DME Distance (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

FD Flight Data position

R
Fd Doppler Frequency

AI
FD Flight Director

FD Flight Data

FD Flight Data assistant role


L
O
FDA Flight Data Assistant (Assistant "données de vol")
TR

FDB Full Data Block

FDCO Flight Data Communication Object


N

FDD Frequency Division Duplex


O

FDD Flexible (Floppy) Disc Drive

FDD Flight Data Distribution


C

FDDI Fiber Distributed Data Interface (LAN - RMCDE / MAS)


O

FDDI Fibre Distributed Data Interface


R

FDDI Fiberoptical Digital Data Interchange


EU

FDE Flight Data Exchange

FDE Fault Detection Exclusion

FDE Failure Detection and Exclusion

FDE ICD Flight Data Exchange Interface Control Document

FDE-ICD-P1 Flight Data Exchange Interface Control Document-Part 1

FDETXTF Flight Data Exchange Task Force (Équipe spéciale "Échange des données de vol")

FDFM Flight Data and Flow Management

FDFM Flight Data & Flow Management (Group)

FDFMG Flight Data and Flow Management Group (Groupe "Données de vol et gestion des courants de trafic aérien")

FDG Flight plan Data Generator

FDG Flight Data Group (MAS)

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FDI FAA Departure Information

FDI2 ISO/IEC Standard for MHS Use of the DIrectory

FDM Frequency Division Multiplexing

FDM Flight Data Message (N-FDPS)

FDM Flight Data Management

FDMA Frequency Division Multiple Access

FDMAS Flight Data Management Automated System (It. ATFM)

L
FDMD Flight Data Management and Distribution

IA
FDMS Flight Data Management System

FDO Flight Data Operations/Operator

R
FDO Fdps Data Operator

AI
FDOD Flight Data Operations Division (Old name, see OPSD)

FDP Flight Data Processing / Flight-plan Data Processor

FDP Flight Duty Period


L
O
FDP Flight Data Processing (Traitement automatique des données de vol)
TR

FDPA Flight Data Processing Area

FDPD Flight Data Processing and Distribution


N

FDPE-TF Flight Plan Related Data Exchange Task Force


O

FDPI Flight Data Processing Inter-operability (formerly eFDP - European Flight Data Processing System)

FdpListCO FDPLIST Communication Object


C

FDPS Flight Data Processing System / Système de traitement des données de vol
O

FDR Flight Data Record


R

FDR Flight Data Recorder (CDB / CFMU)


EU

FDS Flight Data Section

FDS Flight Data Specialist

FDS Fire Detector System

FDSU Flight Data Storage Unit

FDSUP Flight Data SUPervisor

FDT Formal Description Techniques

FDX Full DupleX

FE Functional Earth (electrical connection)

FE Framing Error

FE tones injected by the Far End switch

FEA/FCA Flow Evaluation Area (FEA) / Flow Constrained Area (FEA)

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FEAST First European Air Traffic Controller Selection Test (Première batterie européenne de tests de sélection des
contrôleurs de la circulation aérienne)

FEATS Future European Air Traffic Management System Concept (Concept du futur dispositif de gestion du trafic
aérien dans la Région Europe)

FEB FEBruary

FEC Forward Error Correction

FEC Forward Error Control

FECN Forward Error Congestion Notification

L
FED Fonds européen de développement

IA
FEDCAD Federal Civil Aviation Department (Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

FEDER Fonds européen de développement régional (= ERDF)

R
FEO Fund Executive Officer (Administrateur général du Fonds)

AI
FEP Front-End Processor

FEP Flight Efficiency Plan

FES Fixed Earth Station


L
O
FESG Forecasting and Economic Support Group (CAEP)
TR

FEV1/FVC Forced Expiratory Volume (in one second) / Forced Vital Capacity

FEVP Fallback Equipment Verification Procedure


N

FEW Flight Economical Weight


O

FF Form Feed

FF-ICE Flight and Flow Information for a Collaborative Environment


C

FFA Functional Failure Analysis (ODS)


O

FFAP FAA Free Flight Action Plan


R

FFAS Free Flight Airspace


EU

FFI Final Factory Inspection (CBN - CNG)

FFM Frankfurt/Main

FFM Free Flight Mode

FFP Filed Flight Plan

FFPE Fédération de la Fonction Publique Eurpéenne (trade union)

FFPG FABs Focal Point Group (Platform)

FFR Fire Fighting

FFS Führungs und Förderungs System (DE) (DFS) / Leadership and promotion system

FFSC Free Flight Select Committee (RTCA)

FFT Fixed Field Transponder

FFT Fast Fourier Transform

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FFT Free Flight Track

FFTF Future Functions Task Force (4-States/EUROCONTROL)

FFU Fire Fighting Unit

FG Functional Group

FG Focus Group

FG FoG

FGA Future Graphics Array (= Enhanced VGA)

L
FGCS Flight Guidance Control System

IA
FHA Functional Hazard Assessment

FHSS Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum

R
FHT File Handle Table

AI
FI Finland (ISO Country Code)

FIAT First Installed Article Test

FIB Forward Information Base


L
O
FIB Forwarding Information Base
TR

FIC Flight Information Centre

FIC Frequency Intercom


N

FID (international) Federation for Information & Documentation


O

FIDS (Swedish) Flight Information Display System

Field Fields Containing Data Items


C

FIFO First in, First out


O

FIFO First In First Out


R

FIFOR Flight (Weather) FORecast


EU

FIFU Financial Information for Users (Informations financières destinées aux usagers)

FIFU/TF Task Force on Financial Information to Users

FIG Figure (N-FDPS)

FILTIM Date and Timestamp of original Message

FIM Flight Information Message (N-FDPS)

FIM Financial Management Unit (Unité "Gestion financière")

FIM Flight deck interval management

FIN Fingerprint Identification Number (US)

FIN Finland

FIN TCP close connection message

FIN Financial Services

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FIPS Flight Increase Process

FIPS Federal Information Processing Standards (USA)

FIR Flight Information Region / Région d'information de vol

FIRO-B Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation - Behaviour

FIRST Flexible Independent Radar Skill Trainer (MAS)

FIS Field Instruction System

FIS Flight Information Service

L
FIS Financial Information System

IA
FIS-B Flight Information Service - Broadcast

FISA Flight Information Service - Automated

R
FISC Flight Information Services Communications

AI
FISO Flight Information Service Officer

FIT Factory Inspection Test

FIT Factory Inspection Test(s) (ing)


L
O
FIT First Transfer
TR

FIT FANS Interoperability Team

FIT Flight Plan Input Terminal


N

FIT Flight Integration Task


O

FITAMS Flight Trials of ATN and Mode S

FIW Flight Input (Information) Workstation (IFPS)


C

FIX point at which a flight plan HOLD acts. (Selected from list)
O

FIX Fixed FIM (N-FDPS)


R

FIX Fixpoint
EU

FIXM Flight Information Exchange Model

FKE Führungskräfte Entwicklung in der DFS (DE) / Management development programme

FL Flight Level, unit of altitude (expressed in 100's of feet)

FL Forward Link

FL300 Flight Level 300

FL350 Flight Level 350

FLARM FLARM (trade mark = "Flight Alarm", commercial low-cost collision-avoidance system)

FLAS Flight Level Allocation System / Scheme

FLAS Flight Level Allocation Scheme

FLB Fallback (N-FDPS)

FLD FieLD

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FLD FLoppy Disc drive

FLFIG Flight Level FIGures

FLG FLashinG

FLID Flight Identification

Flight ID Flight Identity (callsign used in flight)

FLINT Flight Intent Trials

FLIP Flight Information Publication

L
FLIPCY Flight Plan Consistency

IA
FLIPINT Flight Path Intent

FLIR Forward Looking Infra-Red

R
FLIRECP Flight Recorder Panel (ICAO)

AI
FLIRECP Flight Recorder Panel

FLMPTS Future Land Mobile Public Telecommunications Systems

FLO Flow meetings


L
O
FLO ATS/ATFM Coordination meeting (ICAO)
TR

FLOE ICAO ATS/ATFM Coordination (Europe East)

FLOEast Informal Flow control Meeting - Europe East (ICAO/EANPG)


N

FLOPC Flight Operations Performance Committee


O

FLOS Flight Level Orientation Scheme

FLOW Informal ATS / ATFM Coordination Meeting - Europe West


C

FLOW FLOW controller


O

FLOWest Informal Flow control Meeting - Europe West (ICAO/EANPG)


R

FLOWTAM NOTAM on ATFM Measures


EU

FLR FLaRes

FLS Flight Suspension Message (Message de suspension de vol)

FLT Flight

FLT LEG Flight Leg (N-FDPS)

FLT/PLN Flight Plan

FLTAB Flight Level Table

FLTCK FLighT ChecK

FLTLEG FLighT LEG

FLTP Flexible Luxembourg Training Platform

FLUC FLUCtuating(ed)(ion)

FLW FoLloW(s), FoLloWing

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FLY FLY(ing)

FM FroM ...

FM Course from a Fix to a Manual Termination (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

FM Frequency Management

FM Frequency Modulation

FM Flow Manager

FMAQ Flight Management Attitudes Questionnaire

L
FMC Flight Management Computer / Control

IA
FMCG Flow Management Coordination Group

FMCS Flight Management Computer System

R
FMD Flow Management Division (CFMU: old name, see OPSD)

AI
FMEA Failure Mode Effects Analysis

FMECA Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis

FMG Frequency Management Group


L
O
FMG Flow Management Group (ICAO)
TR

FMGC Flight Management and Guidance Computer

FMGES Flight Management Guidance Envelope System (Airbus)


N

FMGS Flight Management and Guidance System


O

FMI Fonds monétaire international = International Monetary Fund (=IMF)

FMO Flow Management Operation


C

FMP Flow Management Position (Poste de gestion des courants de trafic)


O

FMPG Flow Management Planning Group


R

FmRgt Fernmelderegiment (DE)


EU

FMS Flexible Manufacturing System

FMS Flow Management Services

FMS Flow Management System

FMS Flight Management System

FMS Facility Management Service

FMTP Flight Message Transfer Protocol (Protocole de transfert des messages de vol)

FMU Flight Management Unit

FMU Flow Management Unit

FN Flight Notification(s)

FN Format Number

FN False Negative

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FNA FiNal Approach

FNM Flight Notification Message

FNM Flugsicherung Niederlassung Maastricht (DFS)

FNM Flow Notification Message (Message de notification de courant de trafic)

FNPT Flight and Navigation Procedure Trainer

FNS FREQUENTIS Network System

FNS Federal NOTAM System (U.S.)

L
FOBN Flight Operations Briefing Note

IA
FOC Full Operational Capability

FOC Flight Operations Control

R
FOC/WOC Flight /Wing Operations Centre

AI
FOCA Floor of Controlled Airspace

FOCA Federal Office for Civil Aviation (Switzerland)

FOCUS
L
Futura Posición del Controlador para UCS SACTA (ES)
O
FOD Foreign Object Damage
TR

FOD Foreign Object Debris

FOG Fibre Optic Gyro


N

FOHE Fuel Oil Heat Exchanger


O

FOIPS Flight Object Interoperability Proposed Standard (Projet de norme d'interopérabilité pour l'échange des
données relatives aux objets de vol)
C

FOM Figure of Merit (ICAO - ADS)


O

FOQA Flight Operations Quality Assurance

FOR-DEC Facts, Options, Risks and Benefits, Decision, Execution and Check
R

FORC FMD Ops Room Contingency


EU

FORTRAN FORmula TRANslation

FOS Flight Object Servers

FOU Frequency of Use (CPDLC Messages)

Four-state BFWG Four-State Budgetary and Financial working Group

FP Framework Programme (of the European Commission)

FP Flight Plan

FP Flight Prediction

FP False Positive

FP Focal Point

FP 5 Fifth Framework Programme of the European Community for Research, Technological Development and
Demonstration

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FP6 Sixth Framework Programme

FP7 Seventh Framework Programme

FPA Flight Plan Activation

FPA False Plot Analysis

FPAP Flight Path Alignment Point

FPB Flight Progress Board

FPC Flight Planning Centre

L
FPCP Flight Path Control Point

IA
FPD Flight Plan Data

FPDE Flight plan-related data exchange

R
FPDE-TF Flight Plan Data Exchange Task Force

AI
FPDPS Front Panel Data Ports

FPDS Flight Plan Data Section

FPF Flight Plan Fallback


L
O
FPFS First Planned First Served
TR

FPGM Flight Plan Generated Message (Message généré par plan de vol)

FPH Flight Plan History


N

FPL Full-Performance Level (US)


O

FPL Flight Plan

FPL Filed Flight PLan (message type designator)


C

FPL (Filed) Flight Plan


O

FPL BRT Flight Plan Bright (N-FDPS)


R

FPL EDIT Flight Plan Edit (N-FDPS)


EU

FPLA Flight Plan Handling Applications Section (Section « Applications de traitement des plans de vol »)

FPLA Field Programmable Logic Array

FPLA Flight Plan Application Section

FPLMTS Future Public Land Mobile Telecommunications System

FPLR Flight Plan Route

FPLSG (ICAO) Flight Plan Study Group (Groupe d'étude sur les plans de vol)

FPM Feet Per Minute

FPM Flight Plan Monitoring (N-FDPS)

FPM Flight Progress Message

FPM Flight Path Monitor (PATs)

FPM Flight Plan Message

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FPM Flight Position Monitor

FPM Flight Plan Management

FPO Flight Plan Office

FPO Flight Plan Operations (N-FDPS)

FPP Flight Plan Processing

FPPS Flight Plan Processing System

FPPU Flight Planning and Flight Progress Updating

L
FPR Flight Profile Restriction

IA
FPR Flight Plan Route

FPRDETF Flight Plan related Data Exchange Task Force

R
FPS Functional Performance Specification (EATCHIP)

AI
FPS Flight Plan Server (MADAP)

FPS Flight Progress Strip(s)

FPS Flight Progress Strip


L
O
FPT Flight Plan Terminal
TR

FPWO Flight Plan Work Station Operator (IFPS)

FPZ Flight Path Zone (ODID)


N

FQM Flight Plan Query Message


O

FQR Formal Qualification Review

FQR Factory Qualification Review


C

FQR Flight plan Query Reply


O

FQT Formal Qualification Testing


R

FR France (ISO Country Code)


EU

FR Frame Relay

FR Financial Regulations of the Agency (Règlement financier de l'Agence)

FR Fuel Remaining

FR Flight Route

FRA Failure Reporting and Analysis (ODS)

FRA Free Route Airspace (Espace aérien à itinéraire libre)

FRAC Free Route Airspace Concept (EUROCONTROL)

FRAC Final Review And Comment

FRAL Free Route Airspace Lisboa (FIR)

FRAM Free Route Airspace Maastricht

FRAMaK Free Route Airspace Maastricht and Karlsruhe

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FrameAPS Frame Maker Aeronautical Publishing System

FRAP Free Route Airspace Project

FRAP5 5th Free Route Airspace Project

FRAS Free Route Airspace Sweden

FRB Failure Review Board (ODS)

FRCP Full Remote Control Panel (RBP)

FREE FREE the pssr for reallocation

L
FREER Free Route Experimental Encounter Resolution (Système expérimental de maintien autonome de la
séparation sur routes libres)

IA
FREER Freer Flight

R
FREGATE Filtre de Régulation Ergonomique de la Gestion des Secteurs & d'Anticipation des Tâches Excessives (FR)

AI
FREQ FREQuency

Freq Next Sector frequency

FRET Fast-time Roster Emulation Tool L


O
FRF Further Route of Flight

FRG Federal Republic of Germany


TR

FRI FRIday

FRLC Flight crew reaction time to ATC line up clearance


N

FRM Financial Resources Management Core Team


O

FRMR Frame Reject


C

FRN Field Reference Number


O

FRNG FiRiNG

FROG Free flight Rocket Over Ground


R

FROM_RIT From Reroute Issue Time


EU

FRONT (weather) FRONT

FRP Federal Radionavigation Plan

FRQ FReQuent

FRR False Rejection Rate

FRS Future Radio System

FRS Functional Requirements Specifications (EATMS)

FRT Fixed Radius Transition

FRTT Flight crew reaction time to ATC take-off clearance

FRUIT False Replies Unsynchronised to Interrogator Transmission

FRUIT False Replies Un-synchronised In Time

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FS Fast Select

FS Functional Specification

FS Frame Status

FS Functional Statement (ICAO - ADS)

FS Flight Segment

FS Flight Status (control bits)

FS File Separator

L
FS Foot Switch (VCS

IA
FS Flight plan Server

FSA First Stop Altitude

R
FSA First System Activation (message)

AI
FSC Flight Services Component

FSD Full Scale Development

FSD Flow Situation Display


L
O
FSD Full Scale Deflection
TR

FSD TF Functional Specification Development Task Force (EASIE/MODE S)

FSDM Forecasting, Statistics and Data Management


N

FSF Flight Safety Foundation


O

FSH Flight Shift Message

FSIX Flight Safety Information Exchange (ICAO)


C

FSIX Flight Safety Information Exchange (ICAO)


O

FSK FlugSicherungsKontrolldienst
R

FSK Frequency Shift Keying


EU

FSL Full Stop Landing

FSM Finite State Machine

FSM Frequency Shift Modulation

FSM Flight Schedule Monitor.

FSM Frequency Selection Module

FSP Flight Strip Printer

FSP Flight Service Predictor

FSPEC Field SPECification (ASTERIX), field of variable length, indicating which data fields are present in a record
and in which order (see also Record)

FSR Flight Suspension Request Message

FSS Fixed Satellite Services

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FSS Flight Service Station (US)

FSS Flight Service Station (VOLMET)

FSSA Final State Selected Altitude

FSSkt-A Flugsicherungssektor A (DE) / GAF sectors MAS UAC-Lippe Radar

FSSktA FlugSicherung SeKTor-A

FST FirST

FSTS Functional Standards Test Specifications

L
FT FeeT (100 of which make 1 FL)

IA
ft feet / foot

FT Fast Track

R
FT Filing Time

AI
FT Fault Tree

FTA Fault Tree Analysis

FTAM File Transfer and Access Method


L
O
FTAM File Transfer Access Management (protocol)
TR

FTAM File Transfer Access and Management (protocol)

FTC Fast Time Constant


N

FTE Full-Time Equivalent (post)


O

FTE Functional Time Equivalent

FTE Flight Technical Error


C

FTFM Filed Tactical Flight Model (CFMU)


O

FTI FUA Temporary Instruction


R

FTI FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure


EU

FTmn False Track Length Mean

FTP File Transfer Protocol

FTP Fictitious Threshold Point

FTprob False Track Probability

FTPS FTP Server System

FTS Functional and Technical Specification

FTS Fast-Time Simulation System

FTsd False Track Length Standard Deviation

FTT Flight Test Team

FTT Flight Technical Tolerance

FTTC Fiber to the Curb

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FTTH Fiber to the Home

FTTN Fiber to the Node

FU smoke (FUme)

FUA Flexible Use of Airspace (Utilisation flexible de l'espace aérien)

FUAG Flexible Use of Airspace Group (sub-group of APT). See FUSG

FUBU Functional Budget

FUCO Functional cost base

L
FUCOZOC Fuel Consumption Estimator in a ZOC

IA
FUG Feast User Group

FUI Flight Plan User Interface

R
FUM Flight Update Message

AI
FUSE Frequency Usage analysis in Europe

FUSE Frequency Utilisation in Europe (CMIC)

FUSG
L
Flexible Use of Airspace Sub-Group (Sub-Group of ANT)
O
FUT Future
TR

FUT Frequency Usage Transparency

FUT FCO Future Concepts


N

FVHF Future VHF System Study


O

FVK FlugVerkehrsKontrolle

FVS Flight Verification System


C

FW Functional Window
O

FW Flow
R

FWC Flight Warning Computer


EU

FWCS Flight Warning Computer System

FX Field eXtension

FX Field Extension Indicator (ASTERIX)

FY Fiscal Year

FYI For Your Information

FYP Five-Year Programme (Programme quinquennal)

FYROM Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

FZ FreeZing

FZDZ FreeZing DriZzle

FZFG FreeZing FoG

FZRA FreeZing RAin

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G General aviation flight type

G Group Training

G-G Ground - Ground

G-MARS GBAS Monitoring and Reference Station

G-SDPD Ground - Surveillance Data Processing & Distribution

G.114 ITU-T recommendation: One-way Transmission Time

G.703 ITU-T recommendation for transmitting voice over digital carriers

L
G.704 ITU-T recommendation: framing specification for G.703.

IA
G.711 ITU-T recommendation for PCM voice coding

G.721 ITU-T cecommendation: Quantization Differential Encoding Pulse Code Modulation.

R
G.728 ITU-T recommendation: LD-CELP voice coding

AI
G.729 ITU-T recommendation: CS-ACELP speech coding

G.783 ITU-T recommendation: Characteristics of Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) Equipment Functional Blocks

G.803
L
ITU-T recommendation: Architecture of transport networks based on the synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH)
O
G.811 ITU-T recommendation: "Timing requirements of primary reference clocks"Defines requirements of Level 1
Primary Reference Clock systems.
TR

G.822 ITU-T recommendation: Controlled slip rate objectives on an international digital connection

G.825 ITU-T recommendation: The control of jitter and wander within digital networks which are based on the
N

synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH)


O

G/A Ground-to-Air

G/A Ground / Air


C

G/A/G Ground-to-Air & Air-to-Ground


O

g/dl grammes per decilitre


R

G/G Ground / Ground


EU

G/G Ground-to-Ground

G/S Glideslope

G/S Ground Speed

G/T Gain over noise Temperature Ratio

G/w Gateway

G2G Gate-to-gate (De porte à porte)

G3 Group 3 FAX

GA General Aviation (Aviation générale)

GA Ground Antenna

GA CDR General Aviation Coded Departure Routes

Ga-As Gallium-Arsenid

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GA-P General Aviation - Primary

GA-S General Aviation - Secondary

GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GAAS Generic Approach for ATM Systems

GAASR Group of Air Navigation Service, Airport and Ground Aids Safety Regulators

GAATS Gander Automated Air Traffic System

GAC Ground-Air Communications

L
GACC General Aviation Consultative Committee

IA
GACS Generic ATN Communication Service

GACSP Global Aeronautical Communication Service Provider

R
GAD Ground Accuracy Designator

AI
GADIRU GPS Air Data Inertial Reference Unit (A 400M)

GAEM GPS Anomalous Event Monitor

GAES Global Aviation Emissions Studies


L
O
GAF German Air Force
TR

GAFLO German Air Force Liaison Officer

GAFO German Air Force Office


N

GAFOR General Aviation Forecast (Meteo)


O

GAGAN Geosynchronous Augmented Navigation system

GAI Guidance and Advisory Information


C

GAIM Global Aeronautical Information Management


O

GAIT Ground-Based Augmentation and Integrity Technique


R

GALA Galileo Architecture Definition


EU

GALILEO European Satellite Positioning Constellation

GAM Generic Airport Model

GAM Graphics Access Method

GAMA General Aviation Manufacturers Association

GAME GEADGE/ADKAR Message Exchange

GANDD GREPECAS Air Navigation Deficiencies Database

GANIS Global Air Navigation Industry Symposium

GANP Global Air Navigation Plan (ICAO)

GAP Global Action Plan

GARB GARBled

GARP GBAS Approach Reference Point

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GARS German Aviation Research Society

GARTEUR Group for Aeronautical Research and Technology in Europe

GASC Global Aviation Satellite Communications System

GASEL Generic ATFM Simulator Engine and Library

GASP Global Aviation Safety Plan

GASR Group of Aerodrome Safety Regulators (Groupe des instances chargées de la réglementation de la sécurité
sur les aérodromes)

GASR Global Aviation Safety Roadmap

L
GAT Group for ATM Training

IA
GAT General Air Traffic (civil) (Circulation aérienne générale (CAG))

R
GATE Group of ATM in the Eastern Part of the ICAO EUR Region, including Middle Asia

AI
GATELINK GATE aircraft terminating environment LINK

GATM Global Air Traffic Management

GATT General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade L


O
GAW Gallium Acoustic Wave

GB United Kingdom (ISO Countries Codes)


TR

GB Great Britain

Gb Gigabyte
N

GBA Geostationary Broadcast Area


O

GBAS Ground Based Augmentation System (Système de renforcement basé au sol)


C

GBCC Ground-Based Control Complex


O

GBDA Gestor de Base de Datos de Adaptación (ES) / Environment Data Base Manager

GBLK Gat BLocKed ssr codes


R

GBPS GigaBits Per Second


EU

GBWG Global Benchmarking Workgroup (Groupe de travail d'analyse comparative globale)

GC Great Circle

GC Graphics Controller

GC Ground Controller

GCA Government Quality Assurance

GCA Ground Controlled Approach

GCA German Cockpit Association

GCAA General Civil Aviation Authority (United Arab Emirates)

GCAS Ground-based Collision Avoidance System

GCCS Geostationary Communications and Control Segment (WAAS)

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GCD Great Circle Distance

GCE General Condition of Employment

GCE General Certificate of Education

GCID Ground Continuity and Integrity Designator

GCL Graphical Information Category Cursor Line (EAS)

GCO Ground Communications Outlet

GCR Group Coded Recording

L
GCS Ground Control Segment

IA
GCSE General Certificate of Secondary Education

GCST Group for Coordination of STAR (Studies, Tests and Applied Research)

R
GCTA Gestion des Courants de Trafic Aérien (=ATFM)

AI
GCU Generator Control Unit

GCWP Generic Controller Working Position

GD General Display and Data Handling


L
O
GDCA General Directorate for Civil Aviation (SP)
TR

GDCE Ground Data-Circuit terminating Equipment

GDCE Ground Data Communications Equipment


N

GDDM Graphical Data Display Manager


O

GDF Graphic Definition Format

GDI Graphical Device Interface


C

GDL Graphics Definition Language


O

GDLP Ground Data Link Processor


R

GDM Graphical Information Category Dynamic Maps


EU

GDOP Geometric Dilution of Precision

GDP Gross Domestic Product

GDP Ground Delay Program (US)

GDP General Data Processor

GDPS GBAS Differential Positioning Service

GDQF Graphical Display & Query Facility

GDS Gestionnaire de Supervision (FR) (OCD)

GDT Gas Discharge Tube

GE Georgia (ISO Country Codes)

GEADGE German Air Defence Ground Environment

GEARS Generic Algorithmic Resolution Service

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GEC Groundtrack Equatorial Crossing

GEDARC Groupe d'Experts de Détection Automatique et Resolution des conflits (SPACDAR)

GEF General Economic Factor

GEM Graphical Environment Manager

GEMINUS Galileo European Multimodal Integrated Navigation User Service

GEMS Generic Error-Modelling System

GEN General

L
GENL (GNL) General

IA
GENOFIC General North Sea Flight Information Centre

GENOVA General Overall Validation for ATM

R
GENSPACE Generic Airspace and Environment for Common Use

AI
GEO Geostationary Orbit

GEO GEO Point (point that is only defined by its geographical coordinates, ENV entity type, used in all CHMI)

GEO GEOgraphic, or true


L
O
GEOREF GEOgraphical REFerence (letters)
TR

GEOS Geo-Stationary Satellite

GEOSTAR Multipurpose Satellite System Using Fixed Orbit Satellites (US)


N

GEPNA Groupe Européen de Planification de la Navigation Aérienne (=EANPG) (ICAO)


O

GERAC EANGP WG on Coordination of the Implementation & Operation of an Improved

GERT Graphical Evaluation & Review Technique


C

GES Ground Earth Station (ICAO - ADS)


O

GET Generator
R

GETALIS Sistema de Gestão de Tráfego Aéreo de Lisboa (PT) / Future Lisboa Air Traffic Management System
EU

GF Generic Functional

GFART Greece, FYROM, Albania Real-Time Simulation

GFC Generic Flow Control

GFDI GNSS Fault Detection and Isolation

GFI General Format Identifier

GFM Graphical Information Category Fixed Maps

GFP Generic Functional Protocol

GFR Guaranteed Frame Rate

GFSK Gaussian-filtered Frequency Shift Keying

GFTC Generic Functional Transport Control

GG Gat General (queue)

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GGC Ground-Ground Communications

GGC-SG Ground-Ground Communication Subgroup

GGCS Ground/Ground Communication System (ICAO)

GGDC Ground/Ground Data Communications

GGDCSG Ground/Ground Data Communications Sub-Group

GGSNIF Ground/Ground Subnetwork Infrastructure

GGT Gamma Glutamyl Transferase

L
GGVCSG Ground/Ground Voice Communications Sub-Group

IA
GHG Greenhouse Gases

GHMI Ground Human-Machine Interface (Interface homme-machine au sol)

R
GHz Gigahertz

AI
GIACC Group on International Aviation and Climate Change

GIANT GNSS Introduction in the AviatioN secTor

GIB
L
Global Navigation Satellite System Integrity Broadcast
O
GIB GPS Integrity Broadcast
TR

GIC Geostationary Integrity Channel

GIC GNSS Integrity Channel


N

GIC Ground Integrity Channel


O

GIC Geostationary Integrity Channel

GICB Ground Initiated Comm B Protocol (Mode S)


C

GIDAB General Information DAta Base


O

GIEE Groupement d'intérêt économique européen


R

GIF Graphics Interchange Format


EU

GIOVE Galileo In Orbit Validation Element

GIP Government Industry Partnership

GIPS Global Initial Positioning System

GIPS Gestion Informatisee du Personel en Salle

GIPS General Image Processing System

GIPS Giga Instructions Per Second

GIS Geographical Information System

GIS Geostationary Integrity Service

GISP Global Internet Service Provider

GISS GALILEO Interim Support Structure

GIVE Grid Ionospheric Vertical Error

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GJU GALILEO Joint Undertaking

GLAN Geographic Longitude of Ascending Node

GLB GLOBAL system

GLD GLiDer

GLLFC Graphical Low-Level Forecast

GLONASS Global'naya Navigatsionnaya Sputnikovaya Sistema (RU) - GLObal NAvigation Satellite System

GLOSS Global Sea Level Observing System

L
GLS GNSS Landing System

IA
GLSU GPS Landing System Unit

GLU Ground Loading Unit (Eurofighter)

R
GLU GNSS Landing Unit

AI
GM Greenwich Meridian

GM Guidance Material

GM Global Menu
L
O
Gmbh Gemeinschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (DE)
TR

GMC Ground Movement Control

GMC Ground Movement Controller


N

GMD General Meeting of Directors (Comité des Directeurs)


O

GMDSS Global Maritime Distress & Safety System

GMGCS Ground Movement Guidance and Control System


C

GMP Ground Movement Planner


O

GMR Ground Movement Radar


R

GMS Gate Management System


EU

GMS Ground Monitoring System

GMS Ground Monitoring Station

GMS Ground Movement Surveillance

GMSK Gaussian Minimum Shift Keying

GMT Greenwich Mean Time

GMU GPS (Height) Monitoring Unit

GMV Grupo de Mecánica del Vuelo (ES)

GN Global Network

GNBL Gat non-BLocked ssr codes

GNC Global Network Connect

GNC Global NAVCOM (IATA/ICAO Conference)

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GND GrouND

GND Ground Control service / facility

GND Ground Level

GNDCK GrouND ChecK

GNE Gross Navigational Error

GNI Ground Network Interface

GNLS GNSS Navigation and Landing System

L
GNLU GNSS Navigation and Landing Unit

IA
GNP Gross National Product

GNS Satellite Navigation (EEC)

R
GNS Global Navigation System

AI
GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System (Système mondial de navigation par satellite)

GNSS-EUR GNSS - European Applications Course

GNSS1 First Generation GNSS


L
O
GNSS2 Second Generation GNSS
TR

GNSSP Global Navigation Satellite System Panel (ICAO)

GNSSU Global Navigation Satellite System Unit


N

GNU GNSS Navigation Unit


O

GOC Galileo Operating Company

GOMS Goals, Operators, Methods, Selection (rules)


C

GOS Grade of Service


O

GosNIIAS Russian State Research Institute of Aviation Systems


R

GOSPAR GPS Operational Control System Performance Analysis and Reporting


EU

GOTS Government Off-The Shelf

GOTV GNSS Operational Test and Validaton

GP General Procurement

GP Glide Path

GPA Glide Path Angle

GPEA Groupe Permanent de l'Espace Aérien (FR)

GPEEC Gestion de prévision des emplois, des effectifs et des compétences

GPI Ground Position Indicator

GPI Graphics Programming Interface

GPIP Glide Path Interception Point

GPIWG Glide Path Intercept Waypoint

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GPOSM Gat POSition Management

GPRS General Packet Radio Service

GPS Global Positioning System (Système mondial de localisation)

GPS Geographical Paging / Positioning System

GPSCO General Plan Server Communication Object

GPSS General Purpose Simulation System

GPSSU GPS Sensor Unit

L
GPSW GPS Wing (formerly the JPO)

IA
GPTP Guided Part-Task Practice

GPU Ground Power Unit

R
GPV GNSS Performance Validation

AI
GPW Ground Proximity Warning

GPWS Ground Proximity Warning System

GR hail
L
O
GR Greece
TR

GRACE Geographical Association and Classification of Events

GRADE Ground Return Area Digital Eliminator


N

GRADU GRADUal(ly)
O

GRAM GPS Receiver Application Module

GRANAS Global Radio Navigation System (D)


C

GRAS Global Remote Access Service


O

GRAS Ground-based Regional Augmentation System


R

GRASS GRASS landing area


EU

GRC-ITD Green Rotorcraft Integrated Technology Demonstrator

GRD Aerodrome ground controller

GREPECAS Caribbean/South American Regional Planning and Implementation Group

GRH Gestion des ressources humaines

GRI Group Repetition Interval

GRID Meteo data in GRID point value form, in aeronautical meteo code

GRIGRI Gestures, Recognition on Interactive Graphical radar Images

GROBI Graphical Object Interface

GROUP SIMUL Groupe Simulation

GRS GroB-Rundsicht Radar (DE)

GRS Ground based Radio Station

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GRVL GRaVeL

GrW Group Work

GS Ground Speed

GS Glideslope

GS Ground Stop (US)

GS Guaranteed Service

GS Glide Slope

L
GS Graphical Station

IA
GS Ground Station

GSA Ground Surveillance Application

R
GSA Guided Skill Acquisition

AI
GSA GNSS Supervisory Authority

GSB Galileo Security Board

GSC Gaining Stakeholder Commitment (EATM)


L
O
GSC Global Signalling Channel
TR

GSCU Ground Station Control Unit

GSE Ground Service Equipment


N

GSE Ground Support Equipment


O

GSFL Groupe d'experts 'Sélection, formation et licences du personnel ATS' / ATS Selection, Training and Licensing
Panel (EUROCONTROL) (=STLP)
C

GSG Governance Study Group/ Groupe d'étude sur la gouvernance


O

GSIF Ground Station Identification Frame

Gsimul Group Simulation


R

GSIMUL Guided Simulation


EU

GSIO Gat Sector Input Operator

GSM Graphical Information Category Scale Marking

GSM Groupe Spécial Mobile

GSM Global System for Mobile communications

GSN Goal Structuring Notation

GSNA Ground-Supported Navigation Advisory

GSO Group of Senior Officials

GSO Geosynchronous Orbit

GSOC German Space Operations Center (DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt)

GSS Graphics System Software

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GST GALILEO System Time

GSTB Galileo System Test Bed

GT Ground Transmitter

GT2 Ghost Track rate (radar standard)

GTB General Tool Box

GTBF (4 Etats) Groupe de travail budgétaire et financier / Four-State Budgetary and Financial Working Group

GTC Gain / Time Control

L
GTE Groupe tripartite européen

IA
GtG Gate-to-Gate (programme)

GTID Group training - Instructor-dependent

R
GTIS Ground-based Traffic Information System

AI
GTMD Group Training - Material-dependent

GTO Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit

GTP
L
Groupe de travail "Pensions" / Pensions Working Group (= PWG)
O
GTr Ghost Track Rate
TR

GTRC General Technical Requirements and Conditions

GTRF Galileo Terrestrial Reference Frame


N

GTS Global Telecommunications System


O

GTVS Ground Transponder Verification System

GUFI Globally Unique Flight Identifier


C

GUH Get U Home (Eurofighter)


O

GUI Graphical User Interface


R

GUI Guidelines (EATCHIP/EATMP/EATM)


EU

GUIDE General User Interface Device (ODS)

GUKOS State Department of Space Means

GUS Geosynchronous Satellite Up-link Station

GUST Galileo User Support Transport

GV Group Validation

GVAT Ground Vehicle ADS Transponder

GVCSG Ground/Ground Voice Communications Sub-Group

GVT Group Validation Test

GVTS Ground Vehicle Tracking System

GWG GBAS Working Group

GWL Graphical Information Category Weather Lines

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h Hour

h Heading

H Heading (N-FDPS)

H Hour

H Hungary

H Heavy

H-OFF-A Hand-Off Accept

L
H-OFF-P Hand-Off Propose

IA
H.323 "Voice Over Ip" Standard

H/ATM Head of ATM Training Unit

R
H/M/L High/Medium/Low (ATC Complexity)

AI
H/OFF/A Hand-OFF Accept

H/OFF/P Hand-OFF Propose

H/TD Head of Training Division


L
O
H/W Hardware
TR

H16 Hours 16, Availability 16 hours/day, 7 days/week

H24 Hours 24, Availability 24 hours/day, 7 days/week


N

H2A Japanese Launch Vehicle


O

HA Holding to an Altitude (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

HA High Availability
C

HA HAndset
O

HA Holding Pattern to an Altitude


R

HAA Height Above Airport


EU

HAC Hamburg Assistant Controller

HACO Hamburg - Coastal project

HAD Human Aspects Development

HADAMARD Multi-radar processing written in ADA

HADES Help tool for Airspace Design EEC Studies (Outil d'aide à l'organisation de l'espace aérien)

HAE height above ellipsoid

HAI Helicopter Association International

HAL Human Assurance Level

HAL Horizontal Alert Limit

HAL Holding & Approach to Land procedure

HALO High Altitude, Low Opening

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HALS / DTOP High Approach Landing System / Displaced Threshold Operations

HAMMER High-level All-purpose Monitoring and Management Equipment for RADNET

HAN HANnover sectors

HANSA Hellenic Air Navigation National Supervisory Authority

HARE Helping AMHS Roll-out in Europe

HASP Houston Automatic Spooling Programme

HAT Height Above Threshold

L
HAT Height Above Touchdown

IA
HATR Hazardous Air Traffic Report

HAW Horizontal Aid Window (ODID)

R
HAZ Hazard

AI
HAZOPS Hazard and Operability Study

HBN Hazard BeacoN

HBS Hotline Back-up System


L
O
HBS (multi-level) Hold Baggage Screening
TR

HC High Capacity

HCA Human-Centred Automation


N

HCAA Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (GR)


O

HCC Hamburg Coordinating Controller

HCD Hard Copy Device


C

HCI Human-Computer Interface


O

HCn High Capacity needs


R

HCP Hard Copy Printer


EU

HCT Human-Computer Trust

HCY Hard CopY

HD Harmonisation Documents

HD Help Desk

HDA Hard Disc Assembly

HDAM Hierarchical Direct Access Method

HDB Historical Data Base (ODS)

HDB3 Higher Density Bipolar Three Zeros Substitution

HDBK Handbook

HDC Hard Disc drive Controller

HDD Head Down Display

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HDD Hard Disc Drive

HDF Hf Direction Finding station

HDG HeaDinG

HDG Heading (True Heading)

HDG Heading (N-FDPS)

HDL High Level Document

HDLA Handling Agent

L
HDLC High-Level Data Link Control (Protocol) (RADNET)

IA
HDLC High Level Data Link Communication

HDLC/LAP-B High-Level Data Link Control / Link Access Protocol - Type B

R
HDOP Horizontal Dilution of Precision

AI
HDS Help Desk Staff

HDSL High bit rate Digital Subscriber Line

HDTV High Definition TeleVision


L
O
HDX Half DupleX
TR

HEAD Flight by Head of State (Flight plan status indicator)

HEC Header Error Control


N

HEC Hamburg Executive Controller


O

HED Heading

HEH Hannover East High


C

HEI Human Error Identification


O

HEIDI Harmonisation of European Incident Definitions Initiative for ATM (SQS)


R

HEL HELicopter
EU

HEL High Energy Laser

HELLANET Hellenic aeronautical Network

HEO Highly Elliptical Orbit

HEP Human Error Probability

HEP Horizontal Expansion Programme

HERA Human Error in ATM analysis tool

HERAS Hellenic Radar System

HERMES Harmonised En-Route Metering and Spacing system (Système harmonisé de régulation et de mise en
séquence en route des arrivées)

HERMES HEuristic Runway Movement Event Simulation

HESSD Human Error, Safety and Systems Development

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HETA Harmonised European Transition Altitude

HEX Horizontal Expansion (of 8.33 kHz deployment)

HEX Hexadecimal

HF Human Factors (Facteurs humains)

HF High Frequency (3-30MHz)

HF Holding to a Fix (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

HF Case Human Factors Case

L
HFDL High Frequency Data Link

IA
HFDR HF Data Radio

HFDU HF Data Unit

R
HFFG Human Factors Focus Group

AI
HFGS HF Ground Station

HFI Human Factors Integration

HFIAI
L
Human Factors in Incident and Accident Investigation (HRT)
O
HFNPDU High Frequency Subnetwork Protocol Data Unit
TR

HFOM Horizontal Figure of Merit

HFS Human Factors Studies


N

HFSG Human Factors Sub-Group (EATCHIP/EATM/HUM/HRT)


O

HFSG Human Factors Study Group (ICAO)

HFSMS TF Human Factors in Safety Management Systems Task Force


C

HFSNDP HF Subnetwork Data Protocol


O

HFTE Human Factors Testing and Evaluating


R

HFX Holding Fix


EU

Hg Mercury

HGT HeiGhT, height above

HHC Hannover High Coordinator controller

HHE Hannover High Executive controller

HHH Hannover Hamburg High

HHL Hannover Hamburg Low

HHmm Hours and minutes

HHMMSS hour-hour / minute-minute / second-second

HI FI SIM High-Fidelity Simulator

HICP Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices

HIDE Harmonised, Integrated Development Environment

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HIEO Highly Inclined Elliptical Orbit Satellite

HIFA Human Factors Integration in Future ATM Systems

HIL Human in the Loop

HIL Horizontal Integrity Limit

HILAS Human Integration in the Lifecycle of Aviation Systems

HIMS Hide Implementation Management Support (group)

HIO Hamburg Input Operator

L
HIP Hearing of Interested Parties / Audition des parties intéressées

IA
HIPER-LAN High Performance Local Area Network

HIPS Highly Interactive Problem Solver = Système hautement interactif de planification et de résolution

R
HIRIS Human Resources Information System (Système d'information des ressources humaines)

AI
HIRL High Intensity Runway Lights

HIRO High Intensity Runway Operations (Exploitation haute intensité des pistes)

HIRTA High Intensity Radio Transmission Area


L
O
HISAC Environmentally-friendly High Speed Aircraft
TR

HIST History

HIT Hughes Improved Terminal


N

HIT Hardware Integration Test (MAS/DFS - ODS)


O

HITL High Intensity Taxiway Lights

HITL Human-In-The-Loop
C

HIWAS Hazardous Inflight Weather Advisory Service


O

HJ sunrise to sunset
R

HLA High Level Airspace


EU

HLAPB High-Level Airspace Policy Body

HLD High-Level Document

HLD Hold List

HLD Hold

HLDC High-Level Data Link Control

HLDG HoLDinG

HLEN Header Length

HLG High-Level Group

HLLC High-Level Link Layer Control

HLM High-Level Management

HLM High Low Mixed

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HLR Home Location Register

HLRIE Host Lateral Intent Error

HLS Hue, Lightness, Saturation

HLT Heavy Load Threshold

HM Holding to a Manual Termination (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)

HM Hold Message

HM Holding Pattern to a Manual Termination

L
HMA High Memory Area

IA
HMAI Harmonisation of Military Aeronautical Information

HMATTF Handling of Military Air Traffic Task Force

R
HMD Horizontal Miss Distance (filter) (TCAS/ACAS)

AI
HME Height Measuring Element

HME Height Monitoring Element

HMH Hannover Münster High


L
O
HMI Hazardously Misleading Information
TR

HMI Human-Machine Interface (Interface Homme/machine)

HML Hannover Münster Low


N

HMR Helicopter Main Routes


O

HMS Head of Medical Service

HMSO Her Majesty's Stationery Office


C

HMT Hand Microphone Telephones


O

HMU Height Monitoring Unit (RVSM)


R

HMZ Slovenian National Hydrometeorological Institute


EU

HN sunset to sunrise

HN50 Incident ayant pour conséquence une réduction de séparation inférieure à 50% du minimum de séparation
radar

HN70 Incident ayant pour conséquence une réduction de séparation inférieure à 70% du minimum de séparation
radar.

HND Hand over keyboard button

HNS Host Nation Support

HNSE Horizontal Navigation System Error

HO Hours Office, Availability during office hours

HOA Hand-Off Acceptance

HOA Hand-Off Accept

HOGI Harmonisation of Operational Air Traffic and its General Air Traffic Interface

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HOL High-Order Language

HOL HOLiday

HOLD Hold(ing)

HOLD HOLD, (flight plan navigation)

HOLD HOLD an incoming call while making another

HOOD Hierarchical Object Oriented Design

HOP Harmonisation of Operational Procedures (AT, CH, DE)

L
HOP Hand-Over Proposal

IA
HOP Hand-Off Propose

Hor Horizontal

R
HOSP Medical (hospital) flight (Flight plan status indicator)

AI
HOT holdover time

HP High Precision

HP Hewlett Packard
L
O
HP Human Performance
TR

HP Horizontal Polarisation

HP Horse-Power
N

HP-UX Hewlett Packard Unix


O

HPA High Power Amplifier

hPa hectopascal
C

HPC Hughes Programming Centre (NPC)


O

HPD Horizontal Polar Diagram


R

HPE High Precision Equipment


EU

HPE Horizontal Position Error

HPFG Human Performance Focus Group

HPL Horizontal Protection Level

HPL Horizontal Position Limit

HPMS Human Performance Management System

HPO High Performance Option

HPOL Horizontal Polarisation

HPP Hardware Plot Processor

HPR High Performance Routing

HPRS Hide Problem Reporting System

HPRT Hmi Preview Response Time

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HPSF Human Performance Steering Function

HPSF Human Performance Steering Function

HPZ Helicopter Protection Zone

HQ Headquarters (EUROCONTROL Agency)

HR HouRs

HR Croatia, Republic of Croatia (ISO Country Code)

HR Human Resources

L
HRA Human Reliability Assessment / Analysis

IA
HRD Human Resources Directorate

HRFG Human Resources Framework Group

R
HRFGS Human Resource, Finance & General Services bureau

AI
HRH Hannover Ruhr High

HRI Human resources International (Israël)

HRIS Human Resources Information System


L
O
HRL Hannover Ruhr Low
TR

HRM Human Resources Management / Services de gestion des resources humaines

HRMT Human Resources Management Team


N

HRP Human Resources Planning and Corporate Services = Planification et aspects généraux des ressources
humaines
O

HRPTSG Human Resource Planning and Training Study Group (ICAO)


C

hrs hours
O

HRS Human Resources

HRS ATM Human Resources Management Programme (EATMP)


R

HRS PSG Human Resources Programme Steering Group


EU

HRS/TSP-004-GUI-06 ATCO Development Training

HRS/TSP-004-GUI-07 Guidelines for Management Training for Operational ATM Supervisors"

HRSC Human Resources Steering Committee (Training Programme Ab Initio, CC) / Comité directeur des ressources
humaines

HRT Human Resources Team

HRV Heart-Rate Variability

HS Headset

HS service available during hours of scheduled operations

HS-DTS High Speed Data Transmission System

HSA Hollandse Signaal Apparaten (NL)

HSCSD High Speed Circuit Switched Data

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HSCT High-speed Civil Transport

HSD Hardware System Design

HSE Health and Safety Executive

HSH Hannover Solling High

HSI Horizontal Situation Indicator

HSI Horizontal Situation Indicator

HSL Hannover Solling Low

L
HSM High Speed Modem

IA
HSM Hierarchical Storage Management

HSN non-StaNdard headset module

R
HSNR Highest value of SNR

AI
HSP High Speed Printer

HSP Human Factors Sub-Programme (EATM/HUM/HRS)

HSRP Hot Standby Routing Protocol


L
O
HSS Standard HeadSet module
TR

HSSI High Speed Serial Interface

HST High Speed Train


N

HST Hypersonic Transport


O

HSUP Hannover sectors SUPervisor

HSV Hue, Saturation, Value


C

HT High Tension
O

HT HorizonTal
R

HTA Hermes Training Aircraft


EU

HTA Hierarchical Task Analysis

HTA Harmonised Transition Altitude

HTD History Trial Dots (ODS)

HTI Human Technology Integration

HTML Hypertext Markup Language

HTMS Highway Transportation Management System

HTP Hardware Test Plan

HTTP Hypertext Transport Protocol

HTTPS Secure HTTP

HTZ Helicopter Traffic Zone

HU Hungary, Republic of Hungary (ISO Country Code)

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HUD Head-Up Display

HUM Human factors management (Gestion des facteurs humains)

HUM Humanitarian flight (Flight plan status indicator)

HUM BD Human Factors Management Business Division (EUROCONTROL - DAS Business Directorate)

HUM RES Human Resources

HUM-ACA ATSEP competence assessor

HUM-CCA Controller competence assessor

L
HUM-CLASS HUM-CLASS content

IA
HUM.ET1.ST05.4000-GU Air Traffic Controller Training at Operational Units Edition 2, 29 June 99

HUM.ET1.ST13.3000-RE Critical Incident Stress Management

R
HUM02-ASP08 HUM02-ASP08 Use commonly based Team Resource Management concepts, methods and tools

AI
HUMR Human Resources

HUMS Health and Usage Monitoring System

HUP Head Up Panel


L
O
HVAC Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
TR

HVDF Hf & Vhf Direction Finding stations co-located

HVPSU High Voltage Power Supply Unit


N

HVY HeaVY
O

HW Hardware

HWAL HardWare Assurance Level


C

HWCI HardWare Configuration Item (ARTAS)


O

HWCI Hardware Configuration Item (MAS/DFS - ODS)


R

HWCO Holding Window Communication Object


EU

HWG Harmonisation Working Group

HWH Hannover West High

HWMTP HW Maintenance Training Plan

HWP Holding Waypoint

HWU Hardware Unit

HX no specific working hours

HYB Hybrid Position (Used in MUAC Simulator)

HYR HigheR

Hz Hertz (cycle per second)

HZ dust HaZe

I Italy

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I and Q Channels In-phase and Quadrature channels

I(Fd) MTI Improvement Factor

I-AM-SAFE I-AM-SAFE Feasibility Study

I-DCTS Interim Digital Communication Terminal System

I-TCP Indirect TCP

I/A If Applicable (CPDLC)

I/A Incident Analysis

L
I/F Interface

IA
I/NAV GALILEO's Integrity Navigation Message Type

I/O Input / Output

R
I/O Interoperability

AI
I/R Interrogator/Responsor

I001 Item in Data Category 001

I1 Incident Type 1
L
O
I2 Incident Type 2
TR

I2RO Incident Type 2 Reporting Office

I4D Initial 4D
N

IA Indirect Access
O

IA International Alphabet

IA Interoperability Assessment
C

IA Interconnection Agreement
O

IA Impact Assessment
R

IA Instantaneous Access
EU

IA-5 International Alphabet Number 5

IA/CC Indirect Access/Common Control

IA5 International Alphabet No. 5

IA; IAU Internal Audit Unit (Unité d'audit interne)

IAA Irish Aviation Authority (Údarás Eitlíochta na hÉireann)

IAAE International Association of Airport Executives

IAASM International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine

IAB Internet Activities Board

IAC Instrument Approach Chart

IACA International Air Carriers Association

IACH Individual ATC Flight Plan Changes (CFMU)

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IACS INTERGRAPH Aeronautical Charting System

IACS Integrated Avionics Card System

IACSP International Aeronautical Communications Service Providers

IADB Inter-American Development Bank

IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency

IAF Initial Arrival Fix

IAF Initial Approach Fix

L
IAFP Individual ATC Flight Plan Proposal

IA
IAG Interim Airport Group

IAG International Association of Geodesy

R
IAGC Instantaneous AGC

AI
IAHA International Aviation Handlers' Association

IAIP Integrated Aeronautical Information Package (EATCHIP)

IAL International Air-radio Limited (UK)


L
O
IAL Instrument Approach and Landing (Chart)
TR

IALA International Association of Lighthouse Authorities

IAM Institute of Aviation Medicine


N

IAMF International Aviation Monetary Fund


O

IANA Internet Assigned Numbers Authority

IANS Institute of Air Navigation Services (Institut de la navigation aérienne) - Lux


C

IANSSC IANS Steering Committee


O

IAO Internal Audit Office


R

IAO In And Out of clouds


EU

IAOPA International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Associations

IAP Instrument Approach Procedure

IAPA Implications on ACAS performances due to ASAS implementation

IAPL IFPS APL Message

IAPS Integrated Avionics Processing System

IAR Institutional Arrangements and Requirements Task Force

IAR Intersection of Air Routes

IAR Instrument Autonomous Rules

IARR Individual Arrival

IARR IFPS ARR Message

IARTF Institutional Arrangements and Requirements Task Force

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IAS International Accounting Standards

IAS Indicated Air Speed (ICAO 8400/4)

IAS-TFA Implementation of Airspace Strategy - Task Force "A" of ASMSG (EUROCONTROL-

IAS-TFB Implementation of Airspace Strategy - Task Force "B" of ASMSG (EUROCONTROL-

IASA International Aviation Safety Assessment

IASS International Air Safety Seminar (FSF)

IAT Information Analysis Table

L
IAT International Atomic Time

IA
IATA International Air Transport Association (Association du transport aérien international)

IATC International Air Traffic Control

R
IATS ICAO Air Transport Symposium

AI
IATTF IFPS Acceptance Test Task Force

IAVW International Airways Volcano Watch (ICAO Operational Subgroup)

IAW In accordance with


L
O
IAWP Initial Approach Waypoint
TR

IB Information (display) Button

IB Information Button, (mouse / trackball)


N

IBAA International Business Aviation Association


O

IBAC International Business Aviation Council

IBAP Industry-Based Prototype


C

IBC Integrated Broadband Communications


O

IBF Institut für Begleitforschnung und psychologisches Qualitätsmanagement (DE)


R

IBI Intergovernmental Bureau for Informatics


EU

IBILS Integrity Beacon Landing System

IBLS Integrity Beacon Landing System

IBM International Business Machines (US)

IBN Identification BeacoN

IBP Industry-Based Platform

IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (= BIRD)

IC Interrogator Code

IC Integrated Circuit

IC Intercom

IC/DS In Climb/Descent Spacing

ICA Independent component analysis

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ICAA International Civil Airport Association

ICADE Integrated CFMU Applications Development Environment

ICAEA International Civil Aviation English Association (Association internationale pour l'anglais de l'aviation civile)

ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization (Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale)

ICAO EUR European Region of the International Civil Aviation Organization

ICAO-CAEP ICAO Committee on Environmental Protection

ICAO/NAT/SPG ICAO North ATlantic System's Planning Group

L
ICARD ICAO Five-Letter Name-Code And Route Designator System (Système de codes et d'indicatifs de routes de
l'OACI)

IA
ICARD ICAO EUR/NAT Regional Database

R
ICAS International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences

AI
ICAT II-Code Allocation Tool

iCAT interactive Computer Assisted Training

ICB Industry Consultation Body L


O
ICB International Competitive Bidding

ICBM Intercontinental Ballistice Missile


TR

ICBWG Implementation and Capacity Building Working Group

ICC Inbound Control Channel


N

ICC Inter-Centre Coordination


O

ICC Inter-Centre Communications


C

ICCAIA International Coordinating Council of Aircraft Industry Associations


O

ICCB Information Change Control Board

ICCB Internet Control and Configuration Board


R

ICCS Integrated Communication Control System


EU

ICCT Internal Communications Core Team

ICCU Intercomputer Communications Unit

ICD Increase Descent

ICD Interface Control Document (OLDI)

ICD International Code Designator

ICE ICE, ICing

ICET IATA Capacity Enhancement Team

ICHG IFPS CHG Message

ICHG Individual Change

ICI Interface Control Information

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ICIP Inital CIP (APT)

ICL International Computers Limited

ICL Increase Climb

ICM InterCoM

ICM Interline Communications Manual

ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol

ICNA Ingénieur du contrôle de la navigation aérienne / Air Traffic Control Engineer

L
ICNI Integrated Communications, Navigation and Identification

IA
ICNL Individual Cancel (CFMU)

ICNL IFPS Cancellation Message

R
ICNL IFPS CNL Message

AI
ICO Improved Configuration Optimiser (NEVAC)

ICO Intermediate Circular Orbit

ICOG Interoperability Consulting Group


L
O
ICON Involved Controllers
TR

ICONET ICO Network

ICP Interactive Control Panel


N

ICP Internal CFMU Point (ENV entity type, used in all CHMI)
O

ICP Internal Clarification Project

ICR Interactive Conflict Resolution


C

ICR Integrated Collaborative Rerouting (US)


O

ICR Integrated Cancellation Ratio


R

ICRAT International Conference on Research in Air Transportation


EU

ICS Implementation Conformity Statement

ICS Information and Communication Services

ICT Information and Communication Technology

ICTS Ice Contaminated Tailplane Stall

ICV Inter Clutter Visibility

ICWG Interface Control Working Group

iCWP integrated Controller Working Position

ICWS Integrated Control Work Station

ID Identity

ID Identity (N-FDPS)

ID Information Display

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ID Identifier

ID Identification (ICAO)

IDA IDentification Area (KDS)

IDA Initial Distribution Area (IFPS)

IDA Interchange of Data between Administrations

IDA Indirect Access (VCS)

IDB Integrated Database (DBE + DBC)

L
IDC Indirect Digital Control

IA
IDD Integrated Data Dictionary

IDE Interface Device Enhancement

R
IDE Integrated Drive Electronics

AI
IDENT Squawk Ident (SSR function)

IDENT IDENTification

IDEP Individual Departure


L
O
IDG Integrated Database
TR

IDHS Intelligence Data Handling System

IDI Initial Domain Identifier


N

IDL Interface Definition Language


O

IDLA Individual Delay (message)

IDLM Internal Directory Level Meeting


C

IDMS Integrated Database Management System (no lomger used)


O

IDN International Data Number


R

IDP Initial Domain Part


EU

IDRF Interessengemeinschaft der regionalen Flugplätze e.V. (Community of Interests of the Regional Aerodromes
Incorporated Association)

IDRP Inter-Domain Routing Protocol

IDS Information Display System

IDSG Interim Deployment Steering Group

IDU Interactive Database Utility

IDU Interface Data Unit

IE Included / Exempted

IE Ireland (ISO Country Code)

IE Information Element

IEC International Electrotechnical Commission/Committee

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IEC Interexchange Carrier

IEE Institution of Electrical Engineers

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (US)

IEFPM Individual EFPM

IEM Interpretative / Explanatory Material (Joint Aviation Requirements)

IEP Information Exchange Programme

IES Interface Editing Station

L
IES Interface Editor System

IA
IESG Internet Engineering Study Group

IESSA Ingénieur électronicien des systèmes de la sécurité aérienne

R
IESV Instant Environment SerVer

AI
IETF Internal EATMS Task Force

IETF Internet Engineering Task Force

IF Intermediate Frequency
L
O
IF Initial Fix (ARINC 424 Path Terminator)
TR

IF Intermediate Fix

IFA In-Flight Alignment


N

IFA Image Frequency Attenuation


O

IFA International Federation of Airworthiness

IFAIMA International Federation of Aeronautical Information Management Associations


C

IFALDA International Federation of Airline Dispatchers' Associations


O

IFALPA International Federation of Air Line Pilots' Associations


R

IFATCA International Federation of Air Traffic Controllers' Associations (Fédération internationale des associations de
contrôleurs du trafic aérien)
EU

IFATSEA International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronic Associations

IfB Institut für Begleitforschung (DE) / Institute for Evaluation Research

IFD Initial Functional Description / EASIE

IFDS Interactive Flight Data System

IFF Identification (or Interrogation) Friend / Foe

IFFITAF IFPS-DBE Functional Interface System Task-Force

IFFN Identification Friend, Foe or Neutral

IFG-NME WG Implementation Facilitation Group of the National Management Experts Working Group

IFI International Financial Institution

IFIP International Federation for Information Processing

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IFL Intermediate Flight Level

IFLIPS Integrated Flight Prediction System

IFOR Implementation Forces (UN, NATO)

IFP Keyword from IFPS used in Field18 to provide a warning

IFPA IFPS Area (Sous-région IFPS)

IFPAU IFPS Applicable Unit

IFPD Individual Flight Plan Data

L
IFPDSQ Individual FPD Summary Query

IA
IFPDSQR Individual FPD Summary Query Reply

IFPL Individual Flight Plan message

R
IFPL IFPS Internal Flight Plan

AI
IFPLID Individual Flight Plan Identity code

IFPM Individual FPM

IFPN IFPS Network (Réseau IFPS)


L
O
IFPO IFPS Operator
TR

IFPP Instrument Flight Procedures Panel

IFPP Initial Flight Plan Processing (Traitement initial des plans de vol)
N

IFPPS Integrated Flight Plan Processing System


O

IFPR IFPS Region

IFPRU IFPS Responsible Unit


C

IFPS Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing System (Système intégré de traitement initial des plans de vol)
O

IFPU Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing Unit (Unité IFPS) (old name, see OPSD)
R

IFPU-1 IFPS Unit - Haren Brussels (Belgium)


EU

IFPU-2 IFPS Unit - Brétigny-Sur-Orge (France)

IFPU-2 Integrated initial Flight Plan Processing Unit (Unit 2)

IFPUV "Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing System Validation system" or "IFPS validation system"

IFPZ IFPS Zone

IFPZA IFPS Zone A

IFR Induced Field Ratio

IFR Instrument Flight Rules (Règles de vol aux instruments)

IFR/GAT Instrument Flight Rules/ General Air Traffic

IFRB International Frequency Registration Board

IFRS International Financial Reporting Standards

IFS Indemnité forfaitaire spéciale (Special fixed allowance)

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IFS Implementation Feasibility Study

IFSA Institu Français de Sécurité Aérienne

IFSET ICAO Fuel Savings Estimation Tool

IFTO International Federation of Tour Operators

IGA International General Aviation

IGAC Inspection générale de l'aviation civile

IGCN Independent Ground Communications Network

L
IGEB Interagency GPS Executive Board

IA
IGN Institut géographique national

IGP Interior Gateway Protocol

R
IGP Ionospheric Grid Point

AI
IGS International GPS Reference Network

IGSO Inclined geosynchronous orbit

IHL Internet Header Length


L
O
IHM Interface homme-machine
TR

II Interrogator Identity

II Interrogator Identifier
N

II-Code Interrogator Identifier Code


O

II/III Category II / III (airport)

IIFG Institutional Issues Focus Group


C

IIMSES Initial Implementation of Mode S Enhanced Surveillance (a joint project of UK, France, Germany, Benelux,
O

including POEMS)

IIOP Internet Inter-ORB Protocol


R

IIRS Internal Interface Requirement Specification


EU

IIS Internal Information System

IISLS Improved Interrogator Sidelobe Suppression

IKBS Intelligent Knowledge Based System

IKD States In Kind Delivery States (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, represented by their ATS providers DNA,
DFS, ENAV, AENA, NATS)

IL Israel (ISO Countries codes)

ILC IATA Learning Centre

ILO International Labour Organisation / Organisation Internationale du Travail (=OIT)

ILOAT Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organisation (Tribunal administratif de l'Organisation
internationale du Travail (TAOIT))

ILS Instrument Landing System

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ILS Integrated Logistic Support

ILSP Integrated Logistic Support Program

IM Information Management

IM Inner Marker

IM Instant Messaging

IM S&M Interval Management Spacing & Merging

IMA Integrated Modular Avionics

L
IMAGE Instrument Macroscopique d'aide à la Gestion de l'espace (FR) (CORTA)

IA
IMAGINE Improved Methods for the Assessment of the Generic Impact of Noise in the Environment

IMAL Integrity Monitoring Alarm Limit

R
IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol

AI
IMASSA Institut de Médecine Aérospatiale du Service des Armées (FR)

IMAWP Initial Missed Approach Waypoint

IMC Instrument Meteorological Conditions


L
O
IMF International Monetary Fund
TR

IMG IMmmiGration

IMM Interacting Multiple Models, a generally applicable algorithm of track state estimation
N

IMO International Maritime Organisation / Organisation maritime Internationale (= OMI)


O

IMP Implementation Master Plan (Plan-cadre de réalisation)

IMP Inter Message Processor


C

IMP (Safety) Improvement - CFMU Safety Management System


O

IMP Implementation Services


R

IMPACT Innovative Methodology for the Projection of ATM Concepts onto the Training of ATCOs
EU

IMPACT Information Market Policy Actions

IMPACT Methods and tools to assess impact of future ATM systems on controllers' jobs (Méthodes et outils
d'évaluation de l'impact des futurs systèmes ATM sur le travail des contrôleurs)

IMPACT Integrated Model of Perceived Awareness Control

Impl Implementation

IMPLAN Implementation Plan (Cross Reference for internal traceability)

IMPR IMPRrove(ing)

IMS Integrated Management System

IMS Integrity Monitor Station

IMT IMmediaTe(ly)

IMT Information Modelling Team

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IMTEG ILS/MLS Transition EUR Group (EATCHIP)

IMU Inertial Measurement Unit

IMUX Input MUltipleXer

IN Included

IN(S) INch(eS)

INA Institut de la navigation aérienne (Luxembourg) / Institute of Air Navigation Services (=IANS)

INA INitial Approach

L
INAC INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE AVIACAO CIVIL (Portugal)

IA
INBD INBounD

INC (Safety) Incident - CFMU Safety Management System

R
INC IN Cloud

AI
INCA Incident circulation aérienne (base de données des événements liés à la sécurité de l'ATM)

InCAS Interactive Collision Avoidance Simulator

INCERFA Uncertainty Phase


L
O
INCOSE International Council of Systems Engineering
TR

Ind Industry

IND SIMUL Individual Simulation


N

INDRA Indra Systemas (Company, Spain)


O

INEXSES (ICAO Forum on) Integration and Harmonization of NextGen and SESAR

INF01 Information
C

INFO INFOrmation
O

INFOSEC Information Security


R

INFR-C Infrastructure Creation


EU

INI Initial Approach Controller

INM Integrated Noise Model (software developed by the US FAA, manufacturer Aerospatiale Matra Airbus)

INMARSAT International Maritime Satellite

INO Innovative Research (EEC)

INO Innovative Research (Recherche innovante)

INO International NOTAM Operation (Gestion des NOTAM internationaux)

INOP INOPerative

INP INPut

INPR IN PRogress

INR Input Reconstruction

INREP Voluntary and Confidential Reporting of Safety Issues

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INREP INcident REPorting

INREP Voluntary reporting of safety issues in Maastricht UAC (Notification volontaire d'événements liés à la sécurité
au Centre de Maastricht)

INRIA Institut national de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (FR) / National Institute for Computer Science
and Automation Research.

INS Inertial Navigation System

INSPIRE Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community

INST Installation

L
INSTAR Institutional Arrangements for European Air Traffic Management

IA
INSTILUX EUROCONTROL Institute of Air Navigation Services (LU)

INSTL INSTall(ation), INSTalled

R
INSTR INSTRument

AI
INT INTegration and swci resting phase

INT INTersection

Int International
L
O
INTEG Integration of EGNOS into Galileo
TR

INTEGRA Advanced ATM Tool Integration Project (CARE action)

INTELSAT INternational TELecommunications SATellite (Organisation)


N

INTENT Transition towards Global Air and Ground Collaboration in Traffic Separation Assurance
O

INTER The ATN Internet Strategy

INTER INTERmittent
C

INTERCAUTRA Internal CAUTRA protocol


O

INTEROP interoperability
R

INTL International
EU

INTNET INTegration NETwork, (for interchange of flight plan data)

INTRG INTRerroGator

INTRP INTeRruPt(ion)

Intruder Aircraft against which TCAS issues an advisory

INTSF INTenSiFy(ing)

INTST INTenSiTy (of runway lighting)

INU Interial Navigation Unit

INV Inventory Analysis

INV Inverse / Inverted

INV Innovative Studies and Technological Assessment (ARDEP)

INV INVerted

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INWP Intermediate Waypoint

IO Input Operator

IO Input Outout

IO Interoperability - Input / Output

IOATF IFPS Operational Advisory Task Force

IOBD Initial estimated Off-Block Date

IOBT Initial estimated Off-Block Time

L
IOC Initial Operational (or Operating) Capability

IA
IOC Input/Output Calls

IOC(M) Initial Operational Capability (Milestone)

R
IOCD Initial Operational Concept Document

AI
IOCP Input / Output Configuration Programme

IOCP Internal Operational Clarification Project

IOD Issue of Data


L
O
IOD Input / Output Device
TR

IODC Issue Of Data Clock

IODE IOD Ephemeris


N

IODF IOD Fast Corrections


O

IODI IOD Ionospheric Grid Point Mask

IODP IOD PRN Mask


C

IOLP Interest on Late Payment


O

ION Institute of Navigation


R

IOP Interoperability Protocol


EU

IOP Interoperability Programme

IOP Input / Output Processor (RMCDE)

IOPA International Council of Aircraft owners and Pilot Association

IOR Indian Ocean Region (ICAO)

IOR INMARSAT Indian Ocean Region

IOR Indian Ocean Region

IOR Interoperable Object Reference

IOSS Input Output Sub System

IP Information Button (mouse)

IP Implementation Package (SESAR)

IP Information Processing Level

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IP Information Paper

IP Internet Protocol

IP-Message Inter-Personal Message

IP-PBX IP based Private Branch Exchange

IP-Reply Inter Personal Message Reply

IP-VCS IP based Voice Communication System

IP1 Implementation Package 1 (SESAR)

L
IP2 Implementation Package 2 (SESAR)

IA
IP3 Implementation Package 3 (SESAR)

IPA International Phonetic Alphabet

R
IPAG Intellectual Property Advisory Group (Policy Guidelines for Intellectual Property Rights)

AI
IPAS Integrated Preparation and Analysis System

IPAX Internet Protocol for Aeronautical Exchange

IPAX-TF
L
Internet Protocol for Aeronautical Exchange Task Force
O
IPB Inner Performance Boundary (Tunnel Concept)
TR

IPC Intermittent Positive Control

IPC Inter-Process Communication


N

IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


O

IPG Integration Project Group

IPI Initial Protocol Identifier


C

IPL Individual Flight Plan


O

IPL Initial Programme Load(ing)


R

IPL Intermediate Flight Plan


EU

IPLM Internal Programme manager Level Meeting

IPM Inter Personal Message

IPM-Service Inter-Personal Message Service

IPMM IPM Message (=IPM and its P1 envelope)

IPMS Inter Personal Message Service

IPN Inter Personal Notification

IPng Internet Protocol - Next Generation

IPOA Classical IP Over ATM

IPP Ionospheric Pierce Point

IPP Inter Pulse Period

IPR Intellectual Property Rights

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IPR Internal Process Review (ISO)

IPRs Intellectual Proprietary Rights

IPRT Internal Processing Response Time

IPSE Integrated Programming Support Environment

IPsec Internet Protocol Security

IPSky Internet Protocol in the Sky

IPSs Intellectual Proprietary Rights

L
IPT Internal Processing Time

IA
IPv4 Internet Protocol version 4

IPv6 Internet protocol version 6

R
IPX Internet Paquet Exchange

AI
IQ Iraq (ISO countries codes)

IQ Intelligence Quotient

IQM
L
Integrated Quality Management (for Radar Sensor)
O
IR Iran (ISO countries codes)
TR

IR Ice on Runway

IR Information Retrieval
N

IR Infra-Red
O

IR Interrogator Responder

IR Integrated Receiver
C

IR Implementing Rule (SES)


O

IRAB Innovative Research Advisory Board (EUROCONTROL)


R

IRAS Interactive Radar Analysis System


EU

IRB Independent Review Board

IRB Incident Review Board

IRD Interface Requirements Document

IREF Internal REFerence

IREN Incident Reporting European Network

IRF Incident Report Form (DECADE)

IRF Interrogation Repetition Frequency (radar standard)

IRG Internal reference generator

IRIG Inter-Range Instrumentation Group time codes

IRIS Iris Recognition Immigration System (UK)

IRL Ireland

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IRMA Intermediate Redesigned MCC Architecture (ESCO/DECADE)

IRMA Indicateur radar de mouvements d'avions

IROI Instantaneous Return on Investment

IRP Integrated Risk Picture

IRPD Internal Repetitive Flight Plan Data

IRPL Internal Repetitive Flight Plan

IRQ Interrupt ReQuest

L
IRR Internal Rate of Return

IA
IRS Intermediate Route Sequence (FPPS/DECADE)

IRS Inertial Reference System

R
IRS Interface Requirement Specification

AI
IRs Implementing Rules (SES)

IRSG Internet Research Study Group

IRT Interrogation Repetition Time


L
O
IRTF Internet Research Task Force
TR

IRU Inertial Reference Unit

IRVR Instrument Runway Visual Range


N

IS In-Sequence sector (N-FDPS)


O

IS Interface Specification

IS International Standard
C

IS Iceland (ISO Country Codes)


O

IS Infrastructure Support Section (of ENGD)


R

IS Intermediate System
EU

IS-BAO International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations

IS-ES Intermediate System - End System

IS-IS Intermediate System to Intermediate System routing information exchange protocol

IS-SME Intermediate System - Systems Management Entity

ISA International Standard Atmosphere

ISA Independent Safety Auditor

ISA International Standards Authority

ISA Innovative Slot Allocation (Mécanisme innovant d'attribution des créneaux)

ISA Instantaneous Self-Assessment

ISABEL Interbank Standards Association of BELgium

ISAGO IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations

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ISAWARE Increasing Safety through collision Avoidance WARning integration

ISBN International Standard Book Number

ISBT Initial Shared Business Trajectory

ISCM IFPS Software Configuration Manager

ISDEFE Ingenieria de Sistemas para la Defensa de Espana (Spain)

ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network (=RNIS)

ISDN PRI Integrated Services Digital Network Primary

L
ISH Intermediate System Hello

IA
ISIS Improved Switch Integrated System (=Bremen VCS)

ISIS Implementation of the Single European Sky in South East Europe

R
ISIS Integrated Standby Instrument

AI
ISL Inter-Station Link

ISL Intermediate Supplementary Flight Level

ISLS Interrogator Sidelobe Suppression


L
O
ISM Information Security Manual
TR

ISMF Information Security Management Framework

ISMG Institute Strategy and Management Group (EUROCONTROL, IANS)


N

ISNM Integrated Systems & Network management


O

ISO International Standards Organization / Organisation internationale de normalisation

ISO 10737 Transport Layer Management (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And Data Communication
C

Published by ISO)
O

ISO 7498-3 Basic Reference Model Part 3, Naming And Addressing (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And
Data Communication Published by ISO)
R

ISO 8072 Transport Service Definition (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And Data Communication
Published by ISO)
EU

ISO 8073 Connection-Oriented Transport Protocol Specification (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And
Data Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 8073 AD1 Connection-Oriented Transport Protocol Addendum 2, Class Four Operation Over Connectionless Network
Service (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And Data Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 8208 International Standards Organization X.25 Packet Level Protocol for Data Terminal Equipment Document

ISO 8326 Basic Connection-Oriented Session Protocol Specification (Standards For Open System Interconnection And
Data Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 8327 Basic Connection-Oriented Session Protocol Specification (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And
Data Communication Published by IS0)

ISO 8348 Network Service Definition (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And Data Communication
Published by ISO)

ISO 8348 AD1 Network Service Definition, Addendum 1, Connectionless Mode Transmission (Standards For Open Systems
Interconnection And Data Communication Published by ISO)

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ISO 8473 Protocol For Providing The Connectionless-Mode Network Service (Standards For Open Systems
Interconnection And Data Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 8649 Service Definition For The Association Control Service Element (Standards For Open Systems
Interconnection And Data Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 8650 Protocol Specification For The Association Control Service Element (Standards For Open Systems
Interconnection And Data Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 8822 Connection-Oriented Service Definition (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And Data
Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 8823 Connection-Oriented Presentation Protocol (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And Data
Communication Published by ISO)

L
IA
ISO 8878 International Organisation For Standard Use Of X25 To Provide OSI (Open Systems Interconnection)
Connection Mode Network Services (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And Data Communication
Published by ISO)

R
ISO 9000 International Standards For Quality Management, 1990

AI
ISO 9072-1 Remote Operations - Part 1, Model. Notation And Service Definition (Standards For Open Systems
Interconnection And Data Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 9072-2 L
Remote Operations - Part 2, Protocol Specification Version (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection
And Data Communication Published by ISO)
O
ISO 9545 Protocol For Providing The Connectionless-Mode Network Service (Standards For Open Systems
TR

Interconnection And Data Communication Published by ISO)

ISO 9595 Common Management Information Service Definition (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And
Data Communication Published by ISO)
N

ISO 9596 Management Information Protocol - Part 1, Specification (Standards For Open Systems Interconnection And
Data Communication Published by ISO)
O

ISO/IEC International Standards Organization / International Electrotechnical Committee


C

ISO/OSI Interconnexion de systèmes ouverts / Open System Interconnection ISPACG


O

ISO/VT ISO standard Virtual Terminal


R

ISOC Internet Society http://www.isoc.org/internet/


EU

ISOL ISOLated

ISP Internet Service Provider

ISP International Standardised Profile (ISO)

ISPAC-G Informal South Pacific Group

ISPF Interactive System Productivity Facility

ISPL Individual Supplementary Flight Plan

ISPS Information Security Policy Statement

ISQMS Integrated Safety and Quality Management System (Safety Domain)

ISR Independent Standby Radio

ISRM Information Services Reference Model

ISRM Information Service Reference Model

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ISRP Interconnexions sud de la région parisienne

ISS Intermediate SystemS

ISS Implementation Support Services ; Implementation Support to States / Services de mise en oeuvre rendus
aux Etats

ISS International Space Station

ISS Integrated Surveillance System

ISS Indirect sub-System

ISSG Industry Safety Strategy Group

L
ISSRE International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering

IA
ISSS Initial Sector Suite System (FAA)

R
IST Indirect Support Task

AI
IST Inter-colonial (or Atlantic) Standard Time, UTC -4h. (USA)

ISTA Istanbul FMU

ISU Initial Signal Unit L


O
ISUP Integrated Service User Part

ISV Independent Software Vendors


TR

ISW Input Sequence Window

IT Integration Team
N

IT Italy, Italian Republic (ISO Country Code)


O

IT Information Technology
C

IT Institutional Training
O

ITA Integrated Task Analysis (of ATCOs)

ITA Institut du Transport Aérien / Institute of Air Transport


R

ITA International Telegraphic Alphabet


EU

ITA-2 International Telegraph Alphabet Number 2

ITAEG Information Technology Advisory Expert Group (Standardisation, EPD - CEN/CENELEC/ETSI)

ITAM Integrated Task Analysis Methodology

ITAR-TASS Russian News Agency

ITASPS Informal International Civil Aviation Organisation Trans Siberia, Trans Asia, Cross Polar Routes Steering
Group (ICAO)

ITB International Time Bureau (ITB) Bureau International de l'Heure

ITC Integrated Timing Concept

ITC International Trade Commission

ITC International Transit Code

ITC In-Trail Climb

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ITCZ Inter Tropical Convergence Zone

ITD Integrated Technology Demonstrators

iTEC Interoperability Through European Cooperation

iTEC-FDP Interoperability Through European Collaboration -- Flight Data Processing

ITF International Transport Workers Federation

ITF In-Trail-Follow

ITF International Transport Workers' Federation

L
ITI Italian Interface

IA
ITID Individual Training- Instructor-dependent

ITIL Information Technology Infrastructure Library

R
ITIRS International Terrestrial Reference System

AI
ITL Integration Team Leader

ITM Intermediate Approach controller

ITM Information Technology Management


L
O
ITMD Individual Training Material-dependent
TR

iTOPS initial Trajectory Operations (document)

ITP In-Trail Procedure


N

ITP Information Technology Provider


O

ITQI IATA Training and Qualification Initiative

ITR International Transit Route


C

ITRS International Terrestrial Reference System


O

ITS Integrated Tower Systems


R

ITS Intelligent Transport Systems


EU

ITS IT Security System

ITSD IT Service Desk

ITSEC Information Technology Security

ITSM Information Technology Service Management

ITSTC Information Technologie Steering Committee

ITT Invitation to Tender

ITT Invitation Property Rights

ITU International Telecommunications Union (=UIT)

ITU WARC-95 International Telecommunication Union World Radio Conference

ITU-R International Telecommunications Union - Radio

ITU-T International Telecommunications Union - Telecommunications

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ITU-T International Telecommunications Union - Telecommunication

ITWP Integrated Tower Working Position

ITY Interoperability

IUCM IFPU Configuration Manager

IUCM IFPS Unit Configuration Manager

IUSO IFPU Security Officer

IUSOAP ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme

L
IUT Implementation Under Test

IA
IVATF International Volcanic Ash Task Force

IVF Independent Variable Filter

R
IVN Intervening Network

AI
IVR Immersive Virtual Reality

IVSI Instantaneous Vertical Speed Indicator

IVSN Initial Voice Switched Network


L
O
IVV Independent Verification and Validation
TR

IVV Inertial Vertical Velocity

IVVM IVV Manager


N

IW Inter-Working
O

IW Inter Network Function

IWF Interworking Function


C

IWG Interoperability Working Group


O

IWGE International Working Group on (air) Exercises


R

IWP Intermediate Waypoint


EU

IWP IFPS Working Position

IWSO Instructor Weapons Systems Operator

IWU Interworking Unit

I²FPS Integrated Initial Flight Plan Processing System (CFMU) = Système intégré de traitement initial des plans de
vol

J/S Jammer/Signal level

JAA Joint Aviation Authority, Joint Aviation Authorities (Autorités conjointes de l'aviation)

JAA AMC JAA Acceptable Means of Compliance

JAA OPS Joint Aviation Authorities Operations Committee

JAA-TO JAA Training Office

JAAB/JAA-B Joint Boards

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JAAC/JAA CE JAA Committee

JAARC JAA Research Committee

JAC Joint Airmiss Committee (UK)

JAFTI JURG ADS-B Fast Track Initiative

JAMC Joint Airspace Management Cell (UK)

JAN JANuary

JANE Joint Air Navigation Experiments

L
JAOTF Joint AOT-ODSG Task Force

IA
JAR Joint Aviation Regulations

JAR Joint Aviation Requirements

R
JAR Joint Aviation Rules

AI
JAR-ATSOPS Joint Airworthiness Requirements-Air Traffic Services-Operations

JAR-FCL Joint Aviation Requirements - Flight Crew Licensing (JAA)

JAR-OPS Joint Aviation Requirements - Operations


L
O
JATCC Joint Air Traffic Control Centre
TR

JATCRU Joint Air Traffic Control Radar Unit

JAVA Java Programming language


N

JBP Joint SCF-ANSB Business Planning Working Group


O

JCAB Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau

JCB Joint Coordination Board


C

JCL Job Control Language


O

JCOD code allocation overview


R

JD TF Job Description Task Force


EU

JFADT Joint Future Airspace Design Team

JFCS Flight Conflict Store (contains all displayed conflicts)

JFK John F. Kennedy (Airport in New York)

JFPS Flight Plan Store (all details of all active flights)

JFSS Flight Segment Store (every Route Segment in all Active CPLs)

JFT Job File Table

JHCT Hash Code Table (list of all SPN, & Active + Inactive CPLs)

JHTS Height Track Store

JIAAC Junta Investigadora de Accidentes de Aviación Civil = Venezuelan Civil Aviation Accident Investigation Board

JIPS Internal Points Store (entry & Exit points of MATRAC area)

JISSA Joint International Symposium on Sensors and Systems for Airport Surveillance

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JIT Joint Implementation Team (chaired by EUROCONTROL) (ESCO) MADAP/KARLDAP

JITSO Joint Technical Standard Order

JITT Initiation Track Table (SSR plots which can initiate tracks)

JLLOG Retry store for SEROS and PHAROS messages

JLSS Lower Segment Store (derived lower airspace route segments)

JLTS Local Track Store (list of all confirmed LTBs)

JMATS Joint Military Air Traffic Services

L
JMC Job Management Committee

IA
JMDS Message Display Store (all ECM)

JMP Joint Master Plan

R
JMS Java Messaging Service

AI
JMT Job Management Team

JMWS Multiple radar Weather Store (quantity of weather vectors).

JOINT Joint Operational Incidents Training


L
O
JOT Joint Operational Team (ESCO)
TR

JPALS Joint Precision Approach Landing System

JPDA Joint Probabilistic Data Association (ARTAS)


N

JPDO Joint Planning and Development Office (US)


O

JPDO Joint Programme Development Office (US NextGen)

JPEG Joint Photographic Expert Group


C

JPLM Joint Programme manager Level Meeting


O

JPO Joint Programme Office


R

JPTS Departure Suspense Message Store, (OAT only)


EU

JRC Joint Research Centre

JRPS Reporting Point Store (list of all RPs + active CPL TPs)

JRSS Route Segment Store (list of all route segments)

JSD Jackson Structured Design

JSP Joint Services Publication

JSSG Joint Service Specification Guide (US)

JSSI JAA's Safety Strategy Initiative

JST Japan Standard Time (GMT+0900)

JST Joy Stick

JTC Joint Technical Committee

JTC1 Joint technical Committee Number 1

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JTFS Track Flight Store (list of all CTBs)

JTI Joint Technology Initiative

JTIDS Joint Tactical Information Distribution System

JTM Job Transfer and Manipulation

JTPS Temporary Plot Store (plots awaiting association with tracks)

JTRS Joint Tactical Radio System

JTSO JAA Technical Standard Order

L
JTST JeTSTream

IA
JU Joint Undertaking

JUL JULy

R
JUN JUNe

AI
JURG Joint Users Requirements Group (EUROCONTROL Representative in the IATA/AEA )

JVM Java Virtual Machine

K Kelvin
L
O
k SI symbol for kilo- (1000)
TR

KABA Kontrastive Aufgabenanalyse in Büro (DE) / Contrastive Task Analysis of Office Workplaces

KAR Karlsruhe
N

KARLDAP Karlsruhe Automatic Data Processing and Display System (replaced by VAFORIT as of December 2010)
O

KAZAERONAVIGATSIA ANSP Kazakhstan

kB kilobyte
C

KB kilobyte (more properly abbreviated to "kB")


O

KBPS kilobit per second (usually abbreviated to "kbps")


R

kbps kilobits per second


EU

KBS Knowledge-Based System

kByte kilobyte

kc/s kilocycles per second (= kHz)

KD1 Keyboard and Display window (1)

KDS Keyboard Display Station (MADAP)

KDS Keyboard Display System (Station)

KE Control ELM (field)

KE control Elm (transmit or acknowledge)

KECU Thousands of European Currency Units

KEMA Keuring van Elektrotechnische Materialen (NL)

KfV Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit (AT) / The Austrian Traffic Safety Board

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kg kilogram(s)

kHz kilohertz

KIAS Knots Indicated Air Speed

KIDS Karlsruhe Interim DCTS

KIS Keyboard Input Station (CCTV)

KIS Keyboard Input Station

KISS Keep It Short and Simple

L
KLDAP KARLDAP + Langen (D)

IA
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

KLOC thousand lines of code

R
Klu Koninklijke Luchtmacht (NL) - Royal Dutch Air Force

AI
KM kilometre (SI designation should be km)

km kilometre

Km/h kiliometres per hour


L
O
KMH kilometres per hour
TR

KNMI Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut (NL) / Royal Netherlands Meteorology Institute

KNW KNoWn
N

KOX Karlsruhe Operational telephone eXchange


O

KP KePt

KP Start of Pulsing
C

kPa kilopascal(s)
O

KPA Key Performance Area (Domaine-clé de performance) (PRC)


R

KPI Key Performance Indicator (Indicateur-clé de performance)


EU

KPT Karlsruhe Planning Team

KR Knowledge of Result

KR 20 A measure of the internal consistency, or homogeneity, or scalability, of a test material (Ferguson, 1976).

KSA Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

KSAO Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other personal requirements

KSD Kontrollstreifendruck (DE)

KSDS Key Sequence Data Set

KSR Keyboard Send/Receive

kt knot = NM/hour, unit of speed

KT knots (i.e. 1 NM/hour)

KT KnoTs (Nautical Miles per Hour)

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kt knots (i.e. 1 NM/hour)

KTD Keyboard Tabulator Display

KUAC Karlsruhe Upper Aispace Control Centre

KUG KPI User Group (Groupe des utilisateurs des KPI)

Kurtosis A term which refers to the flatness or peakedness of one distribution in relation to another (Ferguson, 1976).

KVS Keep (Maintain) Vertical Speed

kW kilowatt

L
KYB Keyboard

IA
KybCmd KeYBoard CoMmanD

L Luxembourg

R
L Locator

AI
L Left (runway ID)

L Left (N-FDPS)

L Tones injected by the local switch


L
O
L-AII Legacy-Accuracy Improvements Initiative
TR

L-Band Frequency Range

L-band L-band (frequency band within which SSR is found)


N

L-NAV Lateral Navigation


O

L/T Long-Term

L1 GPS Signal Frequency (1575.42 MHz)


C

L1K GLONASS Central Frequency (1.602 GHz) and channel number separator (k)
O

L2 GPS Signal Frequency (1227.60 MHz)


R

L2 Layer 2
EU

L2 CL L2 Civil-Long Code

L2 CM L2 Civil-Moderate Code

L2K GLONASS Central Frequency (1.246 GHz) and channel number separator (k)

L2TP Layer 2 Tunnelling Protocol

L3 Layer 3

L5 (Proposed) GPS Signal Frequency (1176.45 MHz)

LA Limited Airspace

LA LAN Adapter

LA Local Area

LA Logical Address

LA Local Action

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LA(M) Lifecycle Architecture (Milestone)

LA-MLAT Local Area 9 Multi-lateration

LAA Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Appliquée (FR)

LAA Local Area Augmentation

LAADR Low Altitude Arrival/Departure Routing.

LAAQ Layover Assessment Adjustment Questionnaire

LAAS Local Area Augmentation System

L
LAB Legal Advisory Board

IA
LAB LABel conflict management (DCP)

Lab Laboratory (sound or multimedia)

R
LABEL Allocate a callsign to an indicated LABEL

AI
LAC Luxembourg Assistant Controller

LACAC Latin American Civil Aviation Commision

LACC London Area Control Centre


L
O
LACK Logical Acknowledgement
TR

LACK positive logical response message used for air/ground data communications, as defined within the ICAO
Manual for ATS Data Link Applications

LAD Look Ahead Display


N

LADA Local Agency Directory Administrator


O

LADGNSS Local Area Differential GNSS


C

LADGPS Local Area Differential Global Positioning System


O

LAF Local Adaptation Functions (MADAP)

LAHSO Land & Hold Short Operations


R

LAM Logical Acknowledgement Message (OLDI)


EU

LAM Local Area Multi-lateration

LAM Ljubljana ATC Data Processing System

Lambda (Greek letter, lower case) Symbol for wavelength

LAMOS Local ARTAS Maintenance and Operational Support

LAMPS long-term ATCO Manpower Planning Simulation

LAN Local Area Network / Réseau local

LAN NMS Local Area Network Management System

LANDA Logistics and Administration

LANE LAN Emulation

LANSU Local Air Navigation Service Unit (DFS)

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LAP Lower Airspace Project

LAP Link Access Protocol

LAPB Link Access Procedure, Balanced

LAPD Link Access Protocol -D Channel

LAPF Link Access Protocol - Frame Relay

LAPM Link Access Protocol -Modem

LAQ Local Air Quality

L
LAR/LRR Long Range Radar

IA
LARA Local and Regional ASM application / gestion locale et régionale de l'espace aérien

LARS Lower Airspace Radar Service

R
LAS Last Assigned Landing Slot

AI
LAS Lower Airspace Sector

LAS Linked A Sub-field

LAS Limited Airspace


L
O
LAS Linked comm-A Subfield
TR

LASCR Light Activated SCR

LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation


N

LASKA Learning And Skills Acquisition


O

LASPP Local Advisor on Service for Protection and Prevention

LASS Local Area Augmentation System


C

LAST Light Aviation SSR Transponder


O

LAT Local Area Transport


R

LAT Last Transfer


EU

LAT Latitude

LATC Local Air Traffic Control

LATCC London ATC Centre (old denomination)

LATCO Licensing of Air Traffic Control Officers (ICAO Study Group)

LATO Landing and Take-Off (subgroup of Navigation Steering Group)

LAU Local Approach Unit

LAVA Large Scale Validation of Cooperative Air Traffic Management

LAW Aviation Law

LAWRS Limited Aviation Weather Reporting Station

LAYER filter for height banding of mode c equipped tracks

LB Local Battery (circuits)

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LB pound(s) weight

LBA Luftfahrtbundesamt (D)

LBAC Logical Burst Access Channel

LBS Linked comm-B Subfield

LC Light Control

LC Low Capacity

LCA Local Competence Assessor

L
LCC Lifetime Cycle Costing

IA
LCC low-cost carrier

LCC Luxembourg Coordinating Controller

R
LCCS Local Control and Correction Station

AI
LCD Liquid Crystal Display

LCG Load Classification Group

LCIP
L
Local Convergence and Implementation Plan (Plan local de convergence et de réalisation) (now replaced by
O
LSSIP)

LCIPD Local Convergence and Implementation Plan Document (now replaced by LSSIP (documents))
TR

LCK Line Check Message

LCM Late Change (modification) Message (designator) (IFPS)


N

LCM Label Conflict Management (N-FDPS)


O

LCN Load Classification Number


C

LCn Low Capacity needs


O

LCN Local Communications Network

LCP Left Circular Polarisation


R

LCR Least Cost Routing


EU

LCTR large commercial tilt-rotors

LCU Lan Control Unit

LD Line Detector

LD Loop Disconnect

LDA Localizer-type Directional Aid (USA)

LDA Landing Distance Available

LDA WG Library, Documentation and Archive Working Group

LDACS L-band Datalink Aeronautical Communication System

LDACS L Band Digital Aeronautical Communications System

LDAP Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

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LDB Limited Data Block

LDCELP Low-Delay Code Excited Linear Prediction

LDG LanDinG

LDGNSS Local Differential Global Navigation Satellite System

LDI Landing Direction Indicator

LDIN Lead-in-light system

LDL L-band Data Link

L
LDM Limited Distance Modem

IA
LDPA Low Duty Cycle Power Amplifier

LDPU Link and Display Processing Unit

R
LDR Light Dependent Resistor

AI
LDRP Local Display Recording and Playback

LDT Logistic Delay Time

LDU Link Diagnostic Unit


L
O
LE Link Establishment
TR

Lec Lecture

LEC Local Exchange Carrier


N

LEC Luxembourg Executive Controller


O

LED Light Emitting Diode

LEFCO Project for the procurement of new ATM facilities in Nicosia ACC
C

LEFD Local Essential Flight Details (MADAP)


O

Lempel-Ziv-Welch LZW
R

LEN Length Indicator


EU

LEN Low Entry Networking

LEN Field Length indicator

LENGTH LENGTH of the Data Block

LENNUAMET Estonian CAA

LEO Low Earth Orbit

LEONARDO Linking Existing On-Ground Arrival and Departure Operations

LEOS Low Earth Orbiting System

LEOs Low Earth Orbit Satellites

LEP Linear Error Probability

LEPC Left-hand Enhanced Planning Console

LER Label Edge Router

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Les Lesson / Demonstration

LF Line Feed

LF Late Filer (IFPS)

LF Low Frequency

LFAA Logical Functional ATFCM Areas

LFC (Swedish) Air Defence Centre or (unit)

LFE Local File Editing

L
LFHB Low Flying Handbook

IA
LFL Last (reported) Flight Level

LFN Local Fixed Node

R
LFN Lufthansa Flight Nav (European Datahouse)

AI
LFP Low Pass Filter

LFPP Limited Flight Plan Processing

LFS Level Flight Spacing


L
O
LFS Low-Fidelity Simulation
TR

LFU Late Filer and Updater

LFV Luftfartsverket (SE) (CAA of Sweden)


N

LGF LAAS Ground Facility


O

LGS Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme, Latvia

LGT LiGhT(ing)
C

LGTD LiGhTeD
O

LgUM Longitudinal acceleration Uniform Motion


R

LGW London Gatwick


EU

LHCP Left Hand Circular Polarisation

LHR London Heathrow (UK)

LI Length Indicator

LIC Pilot Licensing

LICI Link Interface Control Information

LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging

LIDO Lufthansa Integrated Dispatch Operation

LIDU Link Interface Data Unit

LIE Lateral Intent Error

LIFO Last In First Out

LIH Light Intensity High

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LIL Light Intensity Low

LIM Light Intensity Medium

LIM/MID/RAN Limited Middle East Regional Air Navigation Conference (ICAO)

LINK 2000+ LINK 2000+ Programme

LINK2000 LINK 2000 Programme (EATMP Programme)

LIO Luxembourg Input Operator

LIP Light-pen

L
LIR Local Internet Registry

IA
LIRL Low Intensity Runway Lights

LIS Logical IP Subnets

R
LISATM Lisbon Air Traffic Management

AI
LISP List Processing

LISREL Linear Structural Relations

LIT Light Transfer


L
O
LIT LINK Integration Team
TR

LITL Low Intensity Taxiway Lights (USA)

LIW Label Input Window


N

LL Label Line (N-FDPS)


O

LL LAT-LON (N-FDPS)

LLC Logical Link Control (RMCDE)


C

LLC Link Layer Control


O

LLC-1 Logical Link Control 1


R

LLC-I Logical Link Control - Class I


EU

LLC1 Logical Link Layer

LLM L-band Land Mobile

LLT Low-Light Television

LLTR Low-Level Transit Route

LLWAS Low-Level Windshear Alert System

LLZ Localizer (part of ILS system)

LM Layer Management

LM Locator, Middle

LM Low/Medium ATC Complexity

LM Logistics Manager

LMA Load Measurement Analysis

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LMC Local Monitoring and Control

LME Link Management Entity

LMO Leadership Management and Organisation (EATCHIP)

LMP Link Management Processor

LMP Link Management Protocol

LMS Learning Management System

LMT Local Mean Time

L
LN AMP Low Noise Amplifier

IA
LNA Low Noise Amplifier

LNA/DPLX Low Noise Amplifier/Diplexer

R
LNAV Lateral Navigation

AI
LNG LoNG (Describing approach type required)

LNO Olno (Belgium sector indication)

LO Liaison Officer
L
O
LO Lockout override
TR

LO Locator, Outer

LO Local Oscillator
N

LO(M) Lifecycle Objectives (Milestone)


O

LoA Letter of Agreement (Lettre d'accord)

LOA Letter of Acceptance


C

LOA Letter of Offer and Acceptance


O

LOA List of Abbreviations


R

LoA Line of Action


EU

LOBT Last received Off Block Time

LOC Lines of Communications

LoC Lines of Change

LOC LOCation, LOCal(ly), LOCated

LOC Localiser

LOC Loss of Control

LoFA Longitudinal acceleration Fast Acceleration

LoFD Longitudinal acceleration Fast Deceleration

LOFT Line-Orientated Flight Training

LOG Logging Component (Subsystem of BSC)

LOHSO see LSPPA

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LoL Loss of Licence

LoL List of Lots

LON Longitude

LON Launch on Need

LOND London FMU

LONG Longitude

LOP Local Operating Procedure

L
LOPAR Low Powered Acquisition Radar

IA
LORAN Long Range Navigation

LORAN LOng Range Air Navigation

R
LORAN Long Range Aids to Navigation

AI
LORAN-C Long Range Navigation /Hyperbolic Navigation System

LOS Line of Sight

LOS Level of Safety


L
O
LOS Lockout Subfield
TR

LOSA Line Operations Safety Audit

LoSA Longitudinal acceleration Slow Acceleration


N

LoSD Longitudinal acceleration Slow Deceleration


O

LOSR Line Of Sight Range

LoTA Longitudinal acceleration Typical Acceleration


C

LoTD Longitudinal acceleration Typical Deceleration


O

LOW Lower airspace


R

LP Light Pen
EU

LPC Linear Predictive Coding

LPC Less Paper Cockpit (Airbus)

LPDU Link Protocol Data Unit

LPL Lateral Protection Limit

LPS Letové Prevádzkové Sluzby Slovenskej Republiky (Slovakia ATC Authority)

LPTF Laboratoire Primaire du Temps et des Fréquences

LPV Lateral Precision with Vertical Guidance Approach

LPV localizer performance with vertical guidance

LQ Listening Quality

LR Linear Regression

LRC Legal ReCording (of MADAP data)

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LRC Legal Requirement Cell

LRE Linguistic Research & Engineering

LREF Local Reference

LRI Legal Recording Investigation

LRI Légiforgalmi és Repülétéri Igazgatóság (Hungarian ATS provider)

LRIP Low Rate Initial Production

LRL Local Recording Logistics

L
LRM Line Replaceable Module

IA
LRM Logical Rejection Message

LRNZ Luftraumnutzungszentrale (DE) / Airspace and traffic management centre

R
LRPS Local Recording and Playback System

AI
LRR Long Range Radar (SRE)

LRS Local Route Sequence

LRST Local Runway Safety Team


L
O
LRTAP Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
TR

LRU Line Replaceable Unit

LRU Lowest Replacable Unit


N

LRW Long-Range Warning (IFPS)


O

LRY standby Legal Recording (for LRC)

LS LoudSpeaker
C

LS DAI DAI LoudSpeaker


O

LS RTB R/T Backup LoudSpeaker


R

LSA Logistic Support Analysis


EU

LSA Lowest Safe Altitude

LSB Least Significant Bit

LSC Local Signalling Channel

LSC Life Support Cost (Cyprus)

LSCM Local System Control and Monitoring

LSCMIO Local System Control & Input/Output Monitoring

LSD LSE Support Document

LSDU Link Service Data Unit

LSE Local System Expert

LSK Longitudinal Station Keeping

LSP Loud Speaker

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LSP Logistics Support Plan

LSP Label Switch Path

LSP Local Status Panel

LSP Link State Protocol

LSPPA Local Service Protection and Prevention Advisor

LSSI Local Single Sky Implementation (now replaced by LSSIP)

LSSIP Local Single Sky Implementation (mechanism / documents) (replaces LCIP)

L
LST Traffic Listing

IA
LSU Lone Signal Unit

LT Lithuania (ISO Country Code)

R
Lt Sequence Time Requirement

AI
LT Local Time

LT Long-Term (& Innovative Research)

LTB Local Track Block


L
O
LTD LimiTeD
TR

LTE Line Terminating Equipment

LTF Long-term forecast


N

LTF Licensing Task Force


O

LTIOV Latest Time Information of Value

LTM long-term Memory


C

LTM Local Traffic Management


O

LTO Landing and take-off Cycle


R

LTOG long-term Objectives Groups (EASIE, PHARE, FEATS, COPS etc)


EU

LTP Landing Threshold Point

LTP Legal and Technical Panel

LTSS long-term Systems Studies

LTV Load Threshold Values (CFMU)

LU Logical Unit

LU Late Updater

LU Local User

LU Luxembourg

LU Logical User

LUC Line-up Clearance

LUF Luxembourg Francs

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LUF Lowest Usable Frequency

LUG Leerdam Users' Group

LUGS Link up Glons-Semmerzake

LUI Logical Unit Interface

LUPT Line Up Time

LUT Line Up Time

LUX Luxembourg (ISO countries Code)

L
LV Length of Packet Header field

IA
LV Length of User Data (field)

LV Last Value

R
LV Latvia (ISO 2 character country Code)

AI
LV Laser Vision

LVA Large Vertical Aperture

LVB Luchtverkeersbeveiliging (RLD-NL)


L
O
LVC Low Visibility Conditions
TR

LVL LeVeL

LVNL Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland (Netherlands Air Traffic Control)


N

LVO Low-Visibility Operations (Exploitation en conditions de faible visibilité)


O

LVP Low-Visibility Procedures

LVTO Low-Visibility Take-off


C

LWG Licensing Work Group


O

lwp Lone Worker Protection


R

LWR LoWeR
EU

LZW Lempel-Ziv-Welch (compression)

m Symbol for milli (10-3)

m Metres (preceded by figures)

M Modules (replaceable)

M Symbol for Mega (10+6)

M Many-to-Many relationship

M Management

M-ADS Modified Automatic Dependent Surveillance (ICAO)

M-Code New GPS military code

M-MMC Military Mission Management Computer (A 400 M)

M-PSK M-level Phase Shift Keying

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M-XFL Maastricht Exit Flight Level (N-FDPS)

M... prefix to the Mach number applying to the flight

M/CH Msp CHannel number

M/F Mainframe

m/sec Metres per second

M/T Medium-Term

MA Message Area

L
MA Message-A (field)

IA
MA Membership Agreement /Accord des membres fondateurs (SESAR-JU)

MA Morocco (ISO Countries Codes)

R
MA Member Association

AI
MA Message Assurance

MA-AFAS More Autonomous Aircraft in the Future Air Traffic Management System

MA1 dynamic MAp 1


L
O
MA2 dynamic MAp 2
TR

MAA Maximum Authorised Altitude

MAAFAS More Autonomous Aircraft in the Future ATM System


N

MAAP Maastricht Administrative Automation Plan


O

MAB Military ATM Board (Conseil ATM militaire)

MAC Media/Medium Access Control


C

MAC Message for the Abrogation of Coordination


O

MAC Mid-Air Collision


R

MAC Message Authenication Code


EU

MAC Medium/Media Access Control (RMCDE)

MAC Management Advisory Committee

MAC Message for the Abrogation of Coordination (OLDI)

MAC Military Airlift Command

MACC Military Area Control Centre

MACC Manchester Area Control Centre

MACE Multi-criteria analysis for Concept Evaluation

MACE Malvern Capacity Estimate

MACEN Mando Centra

MACH Speed relative to the speed of sound

MACS Multiple Access Communications System

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MAD Manual Activation Device

MAD Model of Activity for Design

MADaMS Mode S & ACAS Data Management System

MADAP Maastricht Data Processing and Display System (Système de traitement et d'affichage automatique des
données du Centre de Maastricht)

MADARS Maastricht Data Analysis and Reporting System

MADR Madrid FMU

MADREC Maastricht Data Recording

L
MAESCAPE EUROCONTROL Simulation Capability and Platform for Experimentation tailored to Maastricht UAC

IA
requirements

MAESTRO Means to Aid Expedition and Sequencing of Traffic with Research and Optimisation / Moyen d'Aide à

R
Ecoulement Séquencé du Trafic avec Recherche d'Optimisation

AI
MAEVA Master ATM European Validation Plan

MAG Magnetic

MAG LBL Magnified Label (N-FDPS)


L
O
MAGIC Manager of Air-Ground Interface Communications
TR

MAHF Missed Approach Holding Fix

MAHWP Missed Approach Holding Waypoint

MAICA Modelling and Analysis of the Impact of the Changes in ATM


N

MAINT MAINTenance
O

MAIS Maximum Abbreviated Injury Scale


C

MALSF Medium-intensity Approach Lighting and Sequenced Flashing lights


O

MALSR Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System with Runway Alignment Indicator Lights (USA)
R

MAM Medium Area Multi-Lateration

MAMMI Multi-Actor Man Machine Interface


EU

MAN Manual Message

MAN Multiple Area Network

MAN Metropolitan Area Network

MANACT Manual Activation message

MANACT MANual ACT

MANPADS Man-Portable Air Defence System (Système antiaérien portable)

MANs Metropolitan Area Networks

MANSUP Macedonian ANS Upgrade Project

MANTAS Maastricht ATC New Tools And Systems

MANTEA Management of Surface Traffic at European Airports

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MAP Mapping

MAP Meteo Aeronautical Charts

MAP sdd video MAP(s)

MAP aeronautical MAP or chart

MAP Maintenance Action Plan

MAP Military Assistance Program

MAPD Maximum Agreed Period of Disruption

L
MAPI Messaging Application Programming Interface

IA
MAPSG Mode S & ACAS Programme Steering Group (Groupe de pilotage du Programme Mode S et ACAS)

MAPt Missed Approach Point

R
MAR Mode-A Reconstructor

AI
MAR MARch

MARA Maastricht Rating Training Project

MARRES Manual Radar Return Exploitation System


L
O
MARS Maastricht Reserve System
TR

MARS Military Air Route Structure

MARS Monitoring And Reference Station


N

MARSA Military Authority Assumes Responsibility for Separation of Aircraft


O

MART Message Acknowledge Response Time

MARTIN Maastricht Randomisation Tool for Intake Numbers


C

MARTOS MADAP Real-Time Operating System


O

MAS Mode S and ACAS (Programme)


R

MAS Multiple Access Store


EU

MAS Middle Airspace

MAS Multi-Source Acquisition Suite

MAS Missed Approach Surface

MAS Military Agency for Standardisation

MAS Message Assurance Service

MAS Manual ASsumption of communication

MAS (UAC) Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre

MAS Manual Assume of Control Message (OLDI)

MAS Manage Airspace

MAS UAC Maastricht Upper Air Control

MAS-TS MAaStricht Track Server

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MAS/E MAaStricht Engineering division

MAS/H MAaStricht Hrfgs bureau

MAS/O MAaStricht Operations division

MASAW Minimum Safe Altitude Warning

MASC Mediterranean Aviation Safety Cell

MASOR Military Area Services Operations Room

MASP Minimum Aviation Specification Performance

L
MASPS Minimum Aviation System Performance Standards

IA
MASPS Minimum Aviation/Aircraft System Performance Specifications (ICAO)

MASS Multi-Aircraft Simplified Simulator

R
MASS Military Approach Surveillance System

AI
MAST Multi-Aircraft Simulation Terminal

MAST 4 4 States Integration and Maastricht Development Steering Group

MASUAC
L
Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (Centre de contrôle de l'espace aérien supérieur de Maastricht)
O
MAT Mackinnon-Aerospace and Training
TR

MAT Message Acknowledge Time

MATCC Military ATC Centre


N

MATCOM Maastricht ATC Operations Manual


O

MATD Minimum Approach-to-terrain Distance

MATE Multi-Aircraft Training Environment


C

MATIAS Magyar (Hungarian) Automated and Integrated Air Traffic Control System
O

MATO Military Air Traffic Operations


R

MATOS Modélisation et Allocation de Tâches entre Opérateur et Système (FR)


EU

MATRAC Military Air Traffic Radar (Control) Centre

MATS Malta Air Traffic Services Ltd

MATS Manual of Air Traffic Services

MATSE Meeting of ECAC Transport Ministers on the Air Traffic System in Europe (Réunion des Ministres de la CEAC
sur le système de circulation aérienne en Europe)

MATSOG Military Air Traffic Services Organisation Germany

MATWP Missed Approach Turning Waypoint

MAV Medium Access Control

MAWP Missed Approach Waypoint

MAX MAXimum

MAY MAY

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MAZ Mini ASCAP-ZKSD Coupling

mb millibar(s)

MB MariBor

MB Message for comm-B (data-field in downlink SLM)

MB megabyte

MB Message-B (field)

Mb Milibars

L
MB-II Multibus II (RMCDE)

IA
mbar millibar

MBB Messerschmitt, Bölkow and Blöhm (DE)

R
MBD Microwave Barrier Detector

AI
MBI Message Block Identifier

Mbit/sec megabit per second

MBO Management by Objectives


L
O
Mbps megabits per second
TR

MBR Mittel-Bereich radar

MBS Maximum Burst Size


N

MBS Mobile Broadcast Services


O

MBS Multisite comm-B Subfield

MByte megabyte
C

MC Message-C (field)
O

MC Monaco (ISO Countries Code)


R

MC Medium Capacity
EU

MC Main Computer

MC Message for comm-C (data-field in downlink SLM)

MC Middleware Channel

Mc/s megacycles per second (= MHz)

MCA Minimum Crossing Altitude

MCAC Military Common Area Control

MCC Master Control Centre

MCC Mission Control Centre

MCC Münster Coordinating Controller

MCC Main Computer Complex (Maastricht)

MCC Military Control Centre

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MCCB Main Change Control Board

MCCE Movement Coordination Centre Europe

MCDA Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

MCDU Maintenance and Control Display Unit

MCDU Multifunction Control and Display Unit

MCE Management Centre Europe (seminars/courses)

MCF Manning Calculation Formula

L
MCG Maastricht Coordination Group (Groupe de Coordination de Maastricht)

IA
MCG Minimum Climb Gradient

MCH Modified Cooper-Harper rating scale for system workload assessment

R
MCI Mobile Communication Infrastructure

AI
MCM Model Configuration Management

MCMG Military Committee Meteorological Group

MCn Medium Capacity needs


L
O
MCP Mode Control Panel
TR

MCP Multifunction Control Panel

MCP Management Control Point


N

MCR Minimum Cell Rate


O

MCRI Military Certification Review Item

MCRR1 MuaC Reserve sector position [1]


C

MCRR2 MuaC Reserve sector position [2]


O

MCS Maintenance and Convergence to SESAR


R

MCS Multi-Aircraft Cockpit Simulator


EU

MCS Monitoring and Control System

MCS Master Clock System

MCS Military Centre Supervisor

MCS Master Control Station

MCSG Military Committee Staff Group

MCT Maastricht Coordination Team

MCTR Military CTR

MCU Main CWP-Unit

MCU Modular Concept Unit

MCU Main Computer Unit

md Man Day

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MD Moldova (ISO 2 characters Country Code)

MD Message for comm-D (data-field in downlink SLM)

MD Management Domain

MD Message D user data field

MDA Minimum Descent Altitude

MDA Minimum Discernible Signal

MDA Model Driven Architecture

L
MDA Manageable Danger Area

IA
MDA/H Minimum Descent Altitude/Height

MDB Minimal Detectable Bias

R
MDC Maintenance Diagnostic Computer

AI
MDD Meteorological Data Distribution (function)

MDF Main Distribution Frame

MDG Mathematics Drafting Group


L
O
MDH Minimum Descent Height
TR

MDI Minimum Departure Interval (CFMU)

MDI Multiple Document Interface


N

MDI Manage Document Inputs


O

MDM Master Data Management

MDNS Managed Data Network Service


C

MDP Madap Data flight Plan


O

MDP Maastricht Development Plan


R

MDP MADAP Data Processor


EU

MDS Multistatic Dependent Surveillance

MDS Management Document Storage

MDS Minimum Detectable Signal

MDT Mean Down Time

MDT Mission Development Trajectory

MDT Maintenance Data Terminal

ME Message Editing

ME Message E data field

MEA Minimum En-route Altitude (ICAO)

MEB Main Earthing Bar

MEC Münster Executive Controller

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MEC FG Military European Convergence and Implementation Plan (ECIP) Focus Group

MECA Model for the Economical evaluation of the Capacities of the ATM system

MECO Muac East sector position

MECO Main Engine Cutoff

MECU Millons of ECU

MED Aviation medicine

MEDA Maintenance Error Decision Aid

L
MEDA (MEDA I, MEDA [the financial instrument of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership] - MEDA 12 : Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Israel,
II) Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, the Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey.

IA
MEDICIS Mécanisme d'Echange et de Diffusion d'Information Cartes Inter Systèmes (FR)

R
MEDLL Multipath Delay Lock Loop

AI
MEDUP Mediterranean Upgrade Programme

MEF Minimum Essential Facilities

MEFISTO L
Modelling, Evaluating and Formalising Interactive Systems using Tasks and Interaction Objectives
O
MEG Magnetoencephalography

MEHT Minimum Eye Height over Threshold (in VASIS context)


TR

MEL Minimum En-route Level

MEL Minimum Equipment List


N

MEMPAC CBT on Memory, Perception, Cognition and Attention


O

MEMS Microelectromechanical Systems


C

MEO Medium Earth Orbit


O

MEOs Medium Earth Orbit Satellites

MEP Maastricht Exchange Position


R

MEP Manual Exchange Position


EU

MEP Muac East sector Position

MEP Military Engagement Plan

MEPAC MuAC East sector Position

MEPC Muac East Planning Coordinator

MEPS Military Engagement Plan for SESAR

MERC1 Muac East sector position

MERC2 Muac East sector position

MERISE Méthodes Eprouvées de Ralentissement Important et Significatif des Etudes (FR)

MERR Muac East sector position

MES Mobile Earth Station

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MES Mobile Earth Stations

MES Multi-site Elm Sub-field

MET Meteorological or request METAR

MET Meteorological services for air navigation (Services météorologiques pour la navigation aérienne)

MET Meteorology/Meteorological information

MET SVC METeorological SerViCes

MET/AIS Meteorological and Aeronautical Information processing System

L
MET/TF Task Force on the Allocation of Meteorological Costs to Civil Aviation Users

IA
METAR METeorological Aerodrome or Aeronautical Report

METCE Modèle pour l'Échange des informations sur le Temps, le Climat et l'Eau (WMO)

R
MEU Medical Examination Unit

AI
MEURO Millions of EURO

MF Multi-Frequency

MF Multi-Field
L
O
MF More Frames
TR

MF More Fragments

MF Manning Factor
N

MF Medium Frequency (300 kHz - 3 MHz)


O

MF Metering Fix

MF Multiplication Factor
C

MF-format MF Address Format


O

MFA Message Format Area


R

MFA Multilateral Framework Agreement (SESAR JU)


EU

MFA Minimum Flight Altitude

MFA1 cpl Message Format Area gat

MFA1O cpl Message Format Area Oat

MFAL Major Functional Areas List (ODS)

MFC Multi Format Converter

MFC Multi-Frequency Coding (telephone system)

MFC Multi Frequency Compelled

MFC-R2 Multi-Frequency Compelled - R2

MFC-R2 Multi-Frequency Compelled R2

MFC/LB Multi-Frequency Coding / Local Battery

MFD Main Function Display

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MFD Multi-Function Display

MFDA Military Flight Data Assistant

MFDA1 Muac Flight Data Assistant [1]

MFDA2 Muac Flight Data Assistant [2]

MFDA3 Muac Flight Data Assistant [3]

MFF Mediterranean Free Flight (Project) (Projet méditerranéen de vol en mode libre)

MFG Manpower Focus Group

L
MFI MainFrame Interactive

IA
MFL Military Flight List

MFLOPS Million Floating Point Operations per Second

R
MFPU Mobile Field Processing Unit

AI
MFS Mainframe Systems Team (phased-out system)

MFS Message From Shanwick

MFS Maastricht Fallback System


L
O
MFUR Most Frequently Used route / Route la plus fréquemment utilisée
TR

MG Military General (Queue)

MGA Message Guidance Area


N

MGC Main Graphics Controller


O

MGF Manoeuvre Generation Function

MGT Management
C

MGTOW Maximum Gross Take Off Weight


O

MGV Miss Generation Volume


R

MHDD Multifunction Head Down display (Eurofighter)


EU

MHE Message Handling Environment

MHF Medium High Frequency

MHS Message Handling Service (or System)

MHT Multi-Hypothesis Technique (ARTAS)

MHT Multi-Head Tracking

MHz megahertz

MIAT Mission d'inspection administrative et technique / Administrative and Technical Inspection Committee (=ATIC)

MIB Management Information Base

MIC Microphone (VCS)

MICA Mode S Interrogator Code Allocation

MICA Met Improvements for Controller Aids

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MICAM MIlitary Code Assignment (or Allocation) Method

MICCA Mode S Interrogator Code Conflict Alerter

MICoG Mode S IC Coordination Group

MICOG Mode S Interrogator Code Coordination Group (Groupe de coordination de l'allocation des codes
d'interrogateur Mode S)

MICUP Méthode d'Interaction Constante des Unités Programmées / Computerised unit constant interaction method.

MID MID point (relating to RVR)

MID Middle-East Region (ICAO) / Moyen-Orient

L
MIDA Message Interchange Distributed Application

IA
MIDAS Man-machine Integration Design analysis System

R
MIDE Madap Integrated Development Environment

AI
MIDS Multi-Function Information Distribution System

MIF MTI Improvement Factor

MIFG shallow FoG L


O
MIG Mikojan - Gurevich

MIHF Media Independent Handover Framework


TR

MIL Military Organisations

MIL Military Business Division (Division prestataire des affaires militaires)


N

MIL Military
O

MIL AHSG EAD Military Ad-Hoc Sub-Group on EAD matters


C

MIL BD Military Business Division (EUROCONTROL)


O

MIL FS Militärische Flugsicherung (DE)

MIL-HDBK Military Handbook


R

MIL-STD Military Standard


EU

MilATCC MILitary ATC Centre

MILATCC Military Air Traffic Control Centre

MILE Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System

MILEX MILitary EXercise

MILHAG Military Harmonisation Group (Groupe d'harmonisation militaire)

MILNET Military Network

MILO Military Liaison Officer

MILREP Military Representation

MILSATCOM Military Satellite Communications

MILT Military Team (Équipe militaire)

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MIM Marketing and Information Management (Stratégie commerciale et gestion de l'information)

MIME Multi-Purpose Intenet Mail Extensions

MIME Market-based Impact Mitigation for the Environment

MIN Message Identification Number

MIN MINute(s)

min minutes

MINFAP MINimum FAcilities Project

L
MINIPLN Set of Flight plan related information provided by an FPPS to an ARTAS Unit, used for track labelling

IA
MINIT Minutes in Trail

MINLINEUP Minimum to Line-up for Take-off

R
MIO Münster Input Operator

AI
MIO Military sector Input Operator

MIP Multinational Information Production

MIP Multi-format Integration of Plots


L
O
MIP Merge Initiation Point
TR

MIP Mode Interlace Pattern

MIPS Million Instructions per Second


N

MIR Management Information Repository


O

MIR Master Inspection Record

MIR Management Initiation Report


C

MIRACULIX Multi Interface Radarformat Calculator and User Line Information Exchange
O

MIRL Medium Intensity Runway Lights (USA)


R

MIRTE Maastricht Interactive Route Training Environment


EU

MIS Manual Input Station

MIS Management Information System

MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT Miles in Trail (US)

MITL Medium Intensity Taxiway Lights (USA)

MITRE R&D company associated with the Massachussets Institute for Technology

MIW Message In Window

Mk Mark

MK The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (ISO Country Codes)

MK12 Mark 12 Transponder

MKPI Military Key Performance Indicator

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MKR MarKer Radio beacon

MKS metre kilogram second

ML Mean Level

ML Maximum Likelihood

ML Military

MLAT Multilateration (multilatération)

MLD Military Liaison Division

L
MLDT Mean Logistic Down Time

IA
MLE Maastricht Legal Expert

MLS Microwave Landing System (introduced with CFMU 11)

R
MLS Manual Line Switch

AI
MLT Multilateration

mm millimetre

MM Middle Marker
L
O
mm Man-Month
TR

MM Mental Model

MM Middle Marker
N

MM Mobility Management
O

MMC Multimedia Computer

MMEL Master Minimum Equipment List


C

mmHg millimetres of mercury (unit of pressure)


O

MMHS Military Message Handling System


R

MMI Man-Machine Interface. See HMI


EU

MMIL Martin-Marietta International Link

MMO Main Meteorological Office

MMOC Martin-Marietta Overseas Corporation

MMPI Minnesota Multi-phasic Personality Inventory

MMR Multi Mode Receiver

MMS Message Multiplying System (Système de multiplication des messages)

MMS Military Mission System

MMS Man Machine Interface and Supervision

MMS Maastricht UAC Management System

MMS Man-Machine interface Supervision (ARTAS)

MMSSR Multi-Mission Monopulse SSR

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MMU Manchester Metropolitan University

MMUSIC Multipart MUltimedia Session Control

MNC Major NATO Commander

MNCC Multinational Coordination Centre

MNCO Muac North sector position

MNM MiNiMum

MNPAC Muac North sector Position

L
MNPC Muac North Planning Coordinator

IA
MNPS Minimum Navigation Performance Specification

MNPSA Minimum Navigation Performance Specification Airspace

R
MNRC1 Muac North sector position

AI
MNRC2 Muac North Radar Controller 2

MNRR Muac North sector position

MNS Mobile Network Services


L
O
MNS Mission Need Statement
TR

MNT Mach Number Technique

MNT MoNiTor(ed)(ing)
N

MNTN MaiNTaiN
O

MNWG Multi-national Working Group

MO Maintenance opérationnelle
C

MOA Memorandum of Agreement


O

MOB Mobile
R

MoC Means of Compliance


EU

MOC Minimum Obstacle Clearance

MoC Memorandum of Cooperation

MOCBITE Maastricht Operational Computer Based Information, Training and Examination System

MOD Ministry of Defence

MOD MODification

MOD Method of Operations Document

MODAF Ministry of Defence Architecture Framework

MODCOND ATFM Exceptional Condition Modification Message

Mode A a secondary radar reply message giving aircraft identity

Mode C a secondary radar reply message giving aircraft height

MODE C Altitude Reporting Mode of Secondary Radar (ICAO)

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MODE S MODE Select

Mode S Mode Select

Mode S-SG Sub-Group for the initial implementation of Mode S Enhanced Surveillance

MODE-S Mode Select

Modem MOdulator DEModulator

MODEM MODulator /DEModulator

MODNL Dutch Ministry of Defence

L
MODREG ATFM Regulation Modification Message

IA
MOF Mode of Flight

MoF Minister of Finance

R
MOFL Longitudinal Mode of Flight

AI
MOFR Mode S FDPS Requirements

MOFT Transversal Mode of Flight

MOFV Vertical Mode of Flight


L
O
MOGAS Motor Gasoline
TR

MoldATSA Moldovan Air Traffic Services Authority

MOM Message Orientated Middleware


N

MOMO MOde s data link MOdel


O

MON MONday

MON Monitoring System


C

MON Centre of Expertise Monitoring


O

MON MONitor unit (CCTV)


R

MONA Monitoring Aids (Outils de suivi)


EU

MONICA Mitigation of the Noise Impact of Civil Aviation

MONIQUE Multiplexer Operated Network Infrastructure for high Quality Exchange

MOOPS Menu of Output Of Plans in System

MOP Milestone Objective Plan

MOPS Minimum Operational Performance Specifications

MOPS Minimum Operational Performance Standards

MOR Mandatory Occurrence Reporting

MOR Military Operational Requirements

MORS Mandatory Occurrence Reporting Scheme

MOS Mean Opinion Score

MOS Minimum Operating Strip

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MOS-LQO Mean Opinion Score- Listening Quality Objective

MOSD Mission Objectives and Strategy Document

MOSES Mode S Operational Simulation for Enhanced Surveillance

MOSQUITO Mode S Squitter Unit (Thales - for surface vehciles)

MOT Ministry Of Transport (UK)

MOT&E Multinational Operational Testing and Evaluation

MOTIS Message-Oriented Text Interchange System

L
MOTNE Meteorological Operational Telecommunications Network Europe

IA
MOU MOUse pointing device

MoU Memorandum of Understanding

R
MOUSES Mode-s Operational USe of Enhanced Surveillance

AI
MOUSES TF Mode S Operational Use of Enhanced Surveillance Task Force

MOV MOVe(ment), MOVing

MOV
L
MOVe rlb: mkr moves picture to the desired centre position
O
MOW Message Out Window
TR

MOX Maastricht Operational telephone eXchange

MOX (-B) Maastricht Operational Telephone Exchange (version B)


N

Mp Microprocessor
O

MP Maintenance Plan

MP Mapping
C

MP Manpower Planning
O

MP Message Priority
R

MP Mental Picture
EU

MP-SEC Management Planning System Evaluation and Control

MPA Maritime Patrol aircraft

MPA Military Planning Assistant

MPA MOF Performance Analysis

MPC Military Planning Coordinator

MPC Multimedia PC

MPC Message Processing Centre

MPC Military Planning Controller

MPCC Multiple Protocol Communications Controller

MPCPE Most Penalised City Pairs in Europe

MPD Multi Purpose Display

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MPDP Masuac People Development Programme

MPDR Medium Powered Doppler Radar

MPDU MAC Protocol Data Unit

MPDU Message Protocol Data Unit

MPEG Moving Pictures Experts Group

MPH (Statute) Miles Per Hour

MPL Mini Flight Plan

L
MPLCO Map Parameter List Communication Object

IA
MPLS Multi-Protocol Label Switching

MPMT Multi-Protocol Message Terminal

R
MPO Maastricht Project Office

AI
MPO Management Project Office

MPOA Multi-Protocol Over ATM

MPR
L
Swedish National Board for Measurement and Testing
O
MPR Medium Powered Radar
TR

MPRT Menu Preview Response Time

MPs Manpower Planners


N

MPS Manpower Planning Sub-Group


O

MPS Mission Planning System

MPS Metres Per Second


C

MPS Minimum Performance Specification


O

MPSG Manpower Planning Sub-Group


R

MPT Minimum Performance Transponder


EU

MPVU Multiple Plot Variable Update

MPX Multiplex (Transmission)

MR Mobile Router

MRA Mandatory Route Activation/Cancellation/Modification Message

MRA Military Reserved Airspace

MRA Minimum Reception Altitude

MRA Mixed Route Airspace

MRB Maastricht Review Board

MRBO Maastricht Review Board Operations division

MRC Multi Radar Computer

MRC Military Radar Controller

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MRC Monitoring and Remote Control

MRCA Multirole Combat Aircraft

MRCC Multiple Reference Consistency Checks

MRD Mission Requirement Document

MRDP Multi Radar Data Processing

MRDPS Multi Radar Data Processing System

MRDV Multi Radar Daten Verarbeitung / Multi-Radar Processing System

L
MREA Multi Radar Environment Assessment

IA
MRF Mobile Routing Facility

MRG Medium RanGe

R
MRI Magnetic Resonance Imaging

AI
MRI Master Record Index (MAS - ODS)

MRK Marker (RLB)

MRK MaRKer
L
O
MRL Minimum Risk Level
TR

MRM Minimum Required Manoeuvre (OCD)

MRN Message Reference Number


N

MRO Maintenance Repair and Overhaul


O

MRP ats / Met Reporting Point

MRR Mandatory Rerouteing Message


C

MRRP Minimum Risk Routing Point


O

MRS Monitoring and Ranging Stations


R

MRSA Mandatory Radar Service Area


EU

MRT Mean Response Time

MRT Monitoring R/T (CPDLC)

MRT Monitoring R/T, an ACM service message

MRT Multi Radar Tracking

MRT Multi-Radar Tracking

MRT-VU Multi Radar Tracking, Variable Update

MRTD Machine-Readable Travel Document

MRTS Multi Radar Tracker and Server (System)

MRTS1 Muac Reserve sector position

MRTS2 Muac Reserve sector position

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and training for ATCO students, in Sweden

MRVA Minimum Radar Vectoring Altitude

MRWR Muac West sector position

MS Microsoft

MS Middleware Service

MS MinuS

ms millisecond

L
MS Message Store

IA
MS Maintenance spécialisée

R
MS TF Mode S System Task Force

AI
MS-DTS Medium Speed-Data Transmission System

MSA Multi-system Assistant (CFMU)

MSA Minimum Safe Altitude L


O
MSA Minimum Sector Altitude

MSAP Middleware Service Access Point


TR

MSAS MTSAT Satellite Based Augmentation System

MSAS MTSAT Augmentation System


N

MSAT Multi-Purpose Transport Satellite


O

MSAW Minimum Safe Altitude Warning (Avertisseur d'altitude minimale de sécurité)


C

MSB Management Support Bureau (Former name of OoD)


O

MSB Most Significant Bit

MSBN Mobile Satellite Business Network


R

MSC Maastricht Steering Committee


EU

MSC Message Services Component

MSC Multi System Coupling

MSC Mobile Switching Centre

MSC Meteorological Services Communication

MSC Miscellaneous Simulation Facility

MSD Most Significant Digit

MSD Modem Sharing Device (ADMAR)

MSDU Middleware Service Data Unit

MSEA Multi-Sensor Environment Assessment

msec millisecond

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MSF Master Simulation Facility

MSG Manpower Sub-Group

MSG Message

MSGDLP Mode S Ground Data Link Processor

MSGF MeSsaGe Format aftn

MSGSUM Message Summary

MSGTXT Message Text

L
MSHT Material Standardisation Harmonisation Team

IA
MSI IR Implementing Rule on Mode S Interrogator Code Allocation

MSK Minimum Shift Keying

R
MSL Mean Sea Level

AI
MSN Multiple Subscriber Number

MSNDCF Mobile Subnetwork Dependent Convergence Function

MSNF Multi System Networking Facility


L
O
MSO Message Start Opportunity
TR

MSP Mode-s Specific Protocol

MSP Multi-sector planning


N

MSPC Muac South Planning Coordinator


O

MSPO Maastricht Simulator Planning Office

MSPSCO Madap Specific Plan Server Communication Object


C

MSPSR Multi Static Primary Surveillance Radar


O

MSQS Maastricht uac Safety Quality Security


R

MSR message success rate


EU

MSRT Mean Services Restoration Time

MSS Mobile Satellite Services

MSS Message Storage System

MSS Message Switching System

MSS Maintenance and Support Services

MSS Mass Storage System

MSS Mode S Specific Service

MSSA Message Switching System

MSSE Mode S Specific Service Entity

MSSP Mode S Specific (Service) Protocol

MSSR Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar

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MSSS Mode S Specific Service

MST Multiple Sensor Tracking

MSTA Mode S Trials and Applications

MSTU Multiple Stagger Trigger Unit

MSU Management Storage Unit

MSUP Military SUPervisor

MSX MicroSoft eXtended (Basic)

L
MT Message Transfer

IA
MT MounTain

MT Message Type

R
MT Magnetic Track

AI
MT Malta (ISO 2 characters country Code)

MT Mosaic Table

MT-Service Message Transfer Service


L
O
MTA Message Transfer Agent
TR

MTA Message Transfer Area

MTA Military Training Area


N

MTAC Multiple Time Around Clutter


O

MTAE Message Transfer Agent Entity

MTAT Multiple Time Around Targets


C

MTBCF Mean Time Between Critical Failures


O

MTBF Mean Time Between Failure(s)


R

MTBR Mean Time Between Removals


EU

MTCA Medium-Term Conflict Alert

MTCD Medium-Term Conflict Detection (Détection des conflits à moyen terme)

MTCDR Medium-Term Conflict Detection and Resolution

MTCEP (Short) & Medium Term Capacity Enhancement Plan

MTCU Message Transfer and Control Unit

MTD Moving Target Detector

MTD Micro Tabular Display (SDD)

MTD Medium Time to Detect

MTD Mean Down Time

MTD Moving Target Detection

MTDP Maastricht Technical Development Plan

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MTEM Ministère des transports, de l'équipement et de la mer

MTF Medium-term forecast

MTF Modulation Transfer Function

MTFA MTF Area

MTFI MTF Integration

MTI Moving Target Indication

MTI Moving Target Indicator

L
MTL Message Transfer Layer

IA
MTMA Major TMA

MTN Mega Transport Network

R
MTOM Maximum Take-Off Mass

AI
MTOT Managed take-off Time

MTOW Maximum Take-Off Weight

MTP Message Transfer Protocol


L
O
MTP Medium-Term Plan
TR

MTPA Mobile (SSR) Transponder Performance Analyser

MTR Mid-Term Review


N

Mtraq Multi track quality (RADNET)


O

MTS Manoeuvrable Target Simulator

MTS upper winds & Temperature data (printout)


C

MTS Message Transfer System


O

MTS Memory Time Switch (ACS)


R

MTS MeTeorological Store


EU

MTSAT Multifunction Transport Satellite

MTSO Mobile Telephone Switching Office

MTTF Mean Time To Failure

MTTR Mean Time To Repair/Restore/Recover (CBN - CNG)

MTTRlru Mean Time to repair LRU

MTTRp Mean Time to repair product

MTTRsru Mean Time to repair SRU

MTU Master Trigger Unit