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  10/20/2014Acronyms and abbreviations in avionics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acronyms_and_abbreviations_in_avionics1/15 Acronyms and abbreviations in avionics From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a list of the acronyms and abbreviations used in avionics Contents A  · B  · C  · D  · E  · F  · G  · H  · I  · J  · K   · L  · M  ·  N  · O  · P  · Q  · R   · S  · T  · U  · V  · W  · X  · Y  · Z A A/P: AutopilotABAS: Aircraft-Based Augmentation SystemACARS: Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting SystemACAS: Airborne Collision Avoidance SystemACC: Area Control CentreACMS: Aircraft Condition Monitoring SystemACP: Audio Control PanelACS: Audio Control SystemADAHRS: Air Data And Attitude Heading Reference SystemADC: Air data computer ADF: Automatic direction finder ADI: Attitude director indicator ADIRS: Air Data Inertial Reference SystemADIRU: Air data inertial reference unitADM: Air data moduleADS: Either; Automatic Dependent Surveillance or air data systemADS-A: Automatic De pendent Surveillance-Address ADS-B: Automatic Dependent Surveillance-BroadcastAFCS: Automatic flight control systemAFD: Autopilot flight director AFDC: Autopilot flight director computer AFDS: Autopilot flight director systemAFDX Avionics Full-Duplex Switched EthernetAFIS: Either; Automatic flight information service or airborne flight information systemAGACS: Automatic ground–air communications system, is also known as ATCSS or data link AGC: Automatic gain controlAGDL: Air-Ground Data Link   10/20/2014Acronyms and abbreviations in avionics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acronyms_and_abbreviations_in_avionics2/15 AHC: Attitude Heading ControlAHRS: Attitude and Heading Reference SystemsAIDS: Aircraft Integrated Data SystemAIXM: Aeronautical Information eXchange ModelALC: Automatic Level ControlALT: Either; altimeter or altitudeALT Hold: Altitude Hold ModeALTS: Altitude SelectAMLCD: Active-matrix liquid crystal displayAMS: Air Management SystemANC: Active Noise CancellationANN: Annunciator – caution warning system normally containing visual and audio alerts to the pilotANR: Active Noise ReductionANT: AntennaAOC: Aeronautical Operational ControlAOP: Airport Operating PlanAPC: Auto Pilot Computer APM: Aircraft Personality ModuleAPS: Auto Pilot SystemAPU: Auxiliary Power UnitARINC: Aeronautical Radio, IncorporatedASD: Aircraft situation displayASDL: Aeronautical satellite data link ASR: Airport surveillance radar ASU: Avionics switching unitAT: Auto ThrottleATC: Air traffic controlATCT: Airport Traffic Control Tower ATCRBS: Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon SystemATCSS: Air traffic control signalling systemATIS: Automated Terminal Information ServiceATSU: Air Traffic Services UnitAvionics: Aviation electronics B B RNAV: Basic area navigation  10/20/2014Acronyms and abbreviations in avionics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acronyms_and_abbreviations_in_avionics3/15 BARO: Barometric indication, setting or pressureBITE: Built-In Test EquipmentBCRS: Back courseBDI: Bearing distance indicator BGAN: Broadcast Global Area Network  C CAI: Caution annunciator indicator CAS: Calibrated airspeedCAT I: Operational performance Category 1CAT I Enhanced Allows for lower minimums than CAT I in some cases to CAT 2 minimumsCAT II: Operational performance Category IICAT IIIa: Operational performance Category IIIaCAT IIIb: Operational performance Category IIIbCAT IIIc: Operational performance Category IIIcCDA: Continuous descent approachCDI: Course deviation indicator CDTI: Cockpit display of traffic informationCFIT: Controlled flight into terrainCNS: Communication, navigation, surveillanceCNS/ATM: Communication, navigation, surveillance/air traffic Management [1] CODEC: Coder/decoder COMM or COM: Communications receiver COTS: Commercial off-the-shelf CPDLC: Controller–pilot data link communicationsCPS: Cycles per secondCRT: Cathode ray tubeCTAF: Common traffic advisory frequencyCV/DFDR: Cockpit voice and digital flight data recorder CVR: Cockpit voice recorder CWS: Control wheel steeringDA: Decision altitudeDA: Drift angle  10/20/2014Acronyms and abbreviations in avionics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acronyms_and_abbreviations_in_avionics4/15 DAPs: Downlink of aircraft parametersDCDU: Data link control and display unitDFMC: Dual Frequency Multiple ConstellationDG: Directional gyroscopeDGPS: Differential global positioning systemDH: Decision heightDLR: Data link recorder DME: Distance measuring equipmentDNC: Direct noise cancelingDP: Departure proceduresDSP: Digital signal processingDUAT: Direct user access terminalDVE: Degraded Visual Environment E EADI: Electronic attitude director indicator ECU: Engine Control Unit (=EEC)EEC: Electronic Engine ControlEFD: Electronic flight displayEFIS: Electronic flight instrument systemEGPWS: Enhanced ground proximity warning systemEGT: Exhaust gas temperatureEHS: Enhanced surveillanceEHSI: Electronic horizontal situation indicator EICAS: Engine indication crew alerting systemELT: Emergency locator transmitter ENC: Electronic noise cancelingENG: EngineENR: Electronic noise reductionEPR: Engine pressure ratioETOP: Extended-range twin-engine operation F FAA: Federal Aviation AdministrationFADEC: Full authority digital engine control
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