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A

ACARS

Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System

ACAS

Airborne Collision Avoidance System

ACC

Area Control Centre

ACI

Airport Council International

ADS

Automatic Dependent Surveillance

ADS - B

Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Broadcast

ADS-C

Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Contract

AFG

Audit and Financial Group

AFTN

Aeronautical Fixed Telecommunication Network

AIM

Aeronautical Information Management

AIS

Aeronautical Information Service

AMHS

Automated Message Handling System

ANS

Air Navigation Services

ANSP

Air Navigation Services Provider

AOC

Air Operator Certificate

AOR-E

Atlantic Ocean Region East

APP

Approach Control

ARINC

Aeronautical Radio Incorporate

ARN

ATS Route Network

ARTAS

ATM SuRveillance Tracker and Server

ASM

Airspace Management

ASMGCS

Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System

ATC

Air Traffic Control

ATCC

Air Traffic Control Centre

ATCO

Air Traffic Control Officer

ATFM

Air Traffic Flow Management

ATM

Air Traffic Management

ATMC

Air Traffic Management Centre

ATN

Aeronautical Telecommunication Network

ATS

Air Traffic Services

ATSU

Air Traffic Services Unit

B

B-RNAV

Basic Area Navigation

C

CAIRDE

Civil Aviation Integrated Radar Display Equipment

CANSO

Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation

CNS

Communications, Navigation and Surveillance

CPDLC

Controller Pilot Data Link Communications

CSU

Chargeable Service Unit

D

DME

Distance Measuring Equipment

DMEAN

Dynamic Management of the European ATM Network

DVOR

Doppler VHF Omni-directional Radio Range

E

EASA

European Aviation Safety Agency

EATCHIP

European Air Traffic Control Harmonisation Programme

EATM

European Air Traffic Management

ECIP

Eurocontrol Convergence & Implementation Programme

EFDPS

European Flight Data Processing

EGNOS

European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System

ESARR

European Safety Regulatory Requirements

ETF

European Transport Federation

F

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FAB

Functional Airspace Block

FACTS

Future Area Control Tools Supp

FANS

Future Air Navigation Systems

FDO

Flight Data Operator

FDP

Flight Data Processing

FDPS

Flight Data Processing System

FIR

Flight Information Region

FL

Flight Level

FUA

Flexible Use of Airspace

G

GAT

General Air Traffic

GNSS

Global Navigation Satellite Systems

GPS

Global Positioning System

H

HF

High Frequency (radio communication)

HMI

Human Machine Interface

I

IAA

Irish Aviation Authority

IALPA

Irish Airline Pilots' Association

IATA

International Air Transport Association

ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organisation

ILS

Instrument Landing System

INS

Inertial Navigation System

J

JAA

Joint Aviation Authorities

K

KPAs

Key Performance Areas

L

LAN

Local Area Network

M

MATSE

Meeting (of ECAC Transport Ministers) on the Air Traffic System in Europe

MRTS

Multi Radar Tracking System

MSSR

Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar

N

NAT SPG

North Atlantic Systems Planning Group

NDB
Non-Directional Beacon

NOTA
Northern Oceanic Transition Area

NSA

National Supervisory Authority

O

OAT

Operational Air Traffic

OCA

Oceanic Control Area

ODS

Operational Display System

OLDI

On Line Data Interchange

P

PHARE

Programme for Harmonisation of ATC Research in Europe

PS

Primary Surveillance Radar

R

RDPS

Radar Data Processing System

RNAV

Area Navigation

RVSM

Reduced Vertical Separation Minima

S

SARPs

Standards and Recommended Practices

SATCOM

Satellite Communications

SES

Single European Sky

SID

Standard Instrument Departure

SLOP

Strategic Lateral Offset Procedures

SMR

Surface Movement Radar

SMS

Safety Management System

SOTA

Shannon Oceanic Transition Area

SSR

Secondary Surveillance Radar

STAR

Standard Arrival Route

T

TACT

Tactical Flow Management Working Group

TMA

Terminal Control Area

U

UAC

Upper Area Control Centre

UIR

Upper Information Region

UPS

Uninterruptible Power Supply

V

VDL

Very High Frequency Data Link

VHF

Very High Frequency

VoIP

Voice over Internet Protocols

VOR

VHF Omni-directional Radio Range

W

WGS

World Geodetic System

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