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Abreviations

Meteo, Aerodrome, RN equipment, ATC

TermDefinition
ATCo Air Traffic Controller
MACC Military Area Control Centre
APP Approach control office
PAR Precision Approach Radar
TWR Aerodrome control tower
GCI Ground Controlled Interception
FIR Flight Information Region
CTA Control area
TMA Terminal control area
CTR Control zone
IFR Instrument Flight Rules
VFR Visual Flight Rules
IMC Instrument Meteorological Conditions
VMC Visual Meteorological Conditions
ARR Arrival
DEP Depart / Departure
SID Standart Instrument Departure
STAR Standard instrument arrival
TRA Temporary Reserved Airspace
TSA Transportation Security Administration
ARO Air traffic services Reporting Office
ILS Instrument Landing System
DME Distance Measuring Equipment
VOR VHF Omnidirectional Radio range
PAR Precision Approach Radar
PAPI Precision Approach Path Indicator
NDB Non Directional Beacon
PSR Primary Surveillance Radar
SSR Secondary Surveillance Radar
ALS Approach Lighting System
AD Aerodrome
ARP Aerodrome Reference Point / Air Report
RWY Runway
THR Threshold
APN Apron
TWY Taxiway
CWY Clearway
TORA Take-Off Run Available
TODA Take-Off Distance Available
ASDA Accelerate Stop Distance Available
WX Weather
CLD Cloud
CAVOK Visibility, cloud and present weather better than prescribed values or conditions
QNH Altimeter sub-scale setting to obtain elevation when on the ground
QFE Atmospheric pressure at aerodrome elevation (or at runway threshold)
FEW few clouds (1-2/8)
SCT Scattered clouds (3-4/8)
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