DRN Abreviations

  1. In AC (Advisory Circular) 60 is for?
    Airmen
  2. In AC (Advisory Circular) 70 is for?
    Airspace
  3. In AC (Advisory Circular) 90 is for?
    Air Traffic and General Operating Rules
  4. In AC (Advisory Circular) Air Traffic and General Operating Rules # is?
    90
  5. In AC (Advisory Circular) Airspace # is?
    70
  6. In AC (Advisory Circular) Airmen # is?
    60
  7. AC
    • Advisory Circular
    •    - type of publication offered by FAA
    •    - non-regulatory material

    •    - Airmen - 60
    •    - Airspace - 70
    •    - Air Traffic and General Operating Rules - 90
  8. AGL
    Above Ground Level
  9. AIM
    • Aeronautical Information Manual
    •    – FAA publication with basic flight information and ATC procedures
  10. ATC
    • Air Traffic Control
    • - to prevent a collision between aircraft operating in the system
    • - to organize and expedite the flow of traffic
    • - getting permission to operate in controlled areas
  11. ATIS
    Automatic Terminal Information Service

    • - Sources for Airport Data
    • - provides current recording of the local weather conditions and other broadcast on a local frequency in a looped format near an airport
    • - also runways in use
    • - normally updated once per hour
  12. AWOS
    • Automated Weather Observing System
    •    - automated weather source
  13. ASOS
    • Automated Surface Observing System
    •    - automated weather source
  14. CFA
    • Controlled Firing Areas
    • - Special Use Airspace     or
    • - Special Area of Operation (SAO)

    • - Nonregulatory Category / Special Use Type
    • - no need to chart CFAs since they do not cause a nonparticipating aircraft to change its flight path
  15. Air-to-air communication system for pilots to communicate to each other is ___
    CTAF
  16. CTAF
    • Common Traffic Advisory Frequency
    • - is a frequency to carry out airport advisory practices (monitoring other aircraft) while operating to or from an airport without an operating control tower

    • - may be
    •    1) Tower Frequency (if CT is operating part time)
    •    2) FSS
    •    3) UNICOM - 122.8
    •    4) MULTICOM - 122.9
    •    
    • - (on the test) air-to-air communication system for pilots to communicate to each other
  17. CoW
    Certificate of Wavier
  18. CRM
    • Crew Resource Management
    •     - pilots operating in crew environments
  19. FAA
    Federal Aviation Administration
  20. FL
    Flight Level
  21. FDC
    Flight Data Center
  22. IAP
    • Instrument Approach Procedures
    • - series of predetermined maneuvers from the beginning of the initial approach to a landing
  23. Radio
    FSS - Flight Service Station
  24. FSS
    • Flight Service Station located on the airport without Operating Control Tower
    • - Radio
  25. FS
    Flight Service

    - communicates directly with pilots
  26. IFR
    Instrument Flight Rules

    • - Clearance
    • - operating using only instrument inside the aircraft
    • - 1 of 2 sets of regulations governing all aspects of civil aviation aircraft operations
  27. Ceiling
    • - lowest level of broken or overcast clouds)
    •     - Broken (BKN - 5/8-7/8 covered)
    •     - Overcast (OVC - 8/8 covered)
  28. VFR
    Visual Flight Rules

    • - operating based on visual references outside
    •      - visibility at least 3 SM
    •                and / or
    •      - ceiling (lowest level of Broken or Overcast clouds) is 1,000'+
    •          - Broken (BKN - 5/8-7/8 covered)
    •          - Overcast (OVC - 8/8 covered)
  29. IR
    • Instrument Routes
    •  
    • - part of Military Training Route
    • - on sectional charts
  30. LAA
    Local Airport Advisory

    • - Other Airspace
    • - advisory service provided by Flight Service facilities, which are located on the landing airport.
  31. MOA
    Military Operation Area

    • - Special Use Airspace
    • - Nonregulatory Category / Special Use Type
    • - to separate certain military training activities from IFR traffic
    • - defined on the back of the sectional charts
  32. MSL
    Mean Sea Level
  33. Station 122.9 is...
    • MULTICOM
    • - at an airport that is non-towered and does not have a FSS or UNICOM
  34. What frequency of will be used at an airport that is non-towered and does not have a FSS or UNICOM
    MULTICOM - 122.9
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    • MEF - Maximum Elevation Figure = 2,600"
    •    - highest altitude a manned pilot can fly and clear all vertical terrain obstacles within a quadrant 30x30 minutes
  36. MEF
    • Maximum Elevation Figure
    •    - highest altitude a manned pilot can fly and clear all vertical terrain obstacles within a quadrant 30x30 minutes
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  37. MULTICOM
    - frequency of 122.9 will be used at an airport that is non-towered and does not have a FSS or UNICOM
  38. MTR
    Military Training Route

    • - Other Airspace
    • - routes used by military aircraft to maintain proficiency in tactical flying
    • - identified as
    •      - IR - Instrument Routes + number
    •      - VR - Visual Routes + number
    • - below 10,000 feet MSL
    • - speeds in excess of 250 knots
    • - IR1206 - below 1,500 feet AGL
    • - IR206 - above 1,500 feet AGL (one or more segments)
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  39. NAS
    National Airspace System

    - network of both controlled and uncontrolled airspace, both domestic and oceanic
  40. NM
    Nautical Miles

    •    = 1 minute of arc on the Earth
    •    = 1.1508 statute miles
    •    = 1,852 meters
  41. NOTAM
    Notice to Airmen

    • - time-critical aeronautical information either temporary in nature or not sufficiently known in advance
    • - check NOTAM before each flight
  42. NSA
    National Security Area

    • - Other Airspace
    • - consist of airspace of defined vertical and lateral dimensions
    • - disseminated via NOTAM
    • - voluntarily avoid flying
  43. PIC
    • Pilot in Command       
    •    - UAS Operator
  44. SAO
    Special Area of Operation

    - or Special Use Airspace (6)

    • 1) Prohibited areas
    • 2) Restricted areas
    • 3) Warning areas
    • 4) Alert areas
    • 5) Military operation areas (MOAs)
    • 6) Controlled firing areas (CFAs)
  45. SUA
    Special Use Airspace (SOA)
  46. SFC
    Surface
  47. ADM
    • Aeronautical Decision-Making
    •    - decision-making in a unique environment—aviation
    •    - part of SRM - Single-Pilot Resource Management
  48. RM
    • Risk Management
    •    - situational awareness and problem recognition to reduce the risk
    •    - part of SRM - Single-Pilot Resource Management
  49. TM
    • Task Management
    •    - part of SRM - Single-Pilot Resource Management
  50. AM
    • Automation Management
    •    - part of SRM - Single-Pilot Resource Management
  51. CFIT
    • Controlled Flight Into Terrain (территория)
    •    - part of SRM - Single-Pilot Resource Management
  52. SA
    • Situational Awareness
    •    - understanding all factors and conditions that affect safety
    •    - part of SRM - Single-Pilot Resource Management
  53. SRM (6)
    SRM - Single-Pilot Resource Management

    - managing all the resources available to a single pilot

    • Includes concepts of
    •    1) RM - Risk Management
    •    2) TM - Task Management 
    •    3) AM - Automation Management 
    •    4) SA - Situational Awareness 
    •    5) ADM - Aeronautical Decision-Making
    •    6) CFIT - Controlled Flight Into Terrain (территория)
  54. SVFR
    Special Visual Flight Rules
  55. TFR
    Temporary Flight Restrictions

    - Other Airspace

    • - Flight Data Center (FDC) Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) is issued to designate a TFR
    • - NOTAM begins with the phrase “FLIGHT RESTRICTIONS” followed by:
    •     - location
    •     - effective time period
    •     - area defined in statute miles
    •     - altitudes affected
  56. TRSA
    Terminal Radar Service Area

    - Other Airspace

    • - areas where participating pilots can receive additional radar services
    • - to provide separation between all IFR operations and participating VFR aircraft
  57. UC
    • Under Construction
    •    - Position and elevation unverified
  58. Drone legal name
    UAS - Unmanned Aircraft Systems
  59. UAS
    • Unmanned Aircraft Systems
    • - drone
  60. What frequency will be used at an airport that is non-towered and does not have a FSS?
    • UNICOM - 122.8
    • - Universal Communications (full or part time)
  61. Station 122.8 is...
    • UNICOM
    • - at an airport that is non-towered and does not have a FSS
  62. UNICOM
    • - Universal Communications (full or part time) - 122.8
    • - at an airport that is non-towered and does not have a FSS
    • - serve as a CTAF when in operation
  63. VR
    Visual Routs

    • - part of Military Training Route
    • - on sectional charts
  64. VLOS
    • Visual Line of Sight       
    •    - Drone must always remain on VLOS
    •    - поле зрения
  65. WST
    • Convective Significant Meteorological Information
    •    - Convective SIGMET
    •    - issued for severe thunderstorm
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