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TABLE OF CONTENTS

A.................................................................................................................................... 1
B.................................................................................................................................... 7
C.................................................................................................................................... 9
D.................................................................................................................................. 15
E.................................................................................................................................. 19
F .................................................................................................................................. 23
G ................................................................................................................................. 28
H.................................................................................................................................. 30
I ................................................................................................................................... 33
J .................................................................................................................................. 37
K.................................................................................................................................. 37
L .................................................................................................................................. 37
M ................................................................................................................................. 41
N.................................................................................................................................. 44
O ................................................................................................................................. 46
P.................................................................................................................................. 48
Q ................................................................................................................................. 53
R.................................................................................................................................. 53
S.................................................................................................................................. 57
T .................................................................................................................................. 63
U.................................................................................................................................. 66
V.................................................................................................................................. 67
W................................................................................................................................. 70
X.................................................................................................................................. 71
Y.................................................................................................................................. 72
Z .................................................................................................................................. 72
Units of Measure ........................................................................................................ 73
Miscellaneous ............................................................................................................ 75
Technical Reports and Memorandums ...................................................................... 76

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This booklet contains abbreviations and acronyms for the following aircraft:
CRJ 200
CRJ 700
CRJ 900
CRJ 1000
Challenger 300
Challenger 350
Challenger 604
Challenger 605
Challenger 650
Global Express XRS
Global 5000
Global 5000 (Featuring Vision Flight Deck)
Global 6000 (Featuring Vision Flight Deck)
Learjet 31A
Learjet 45
Learjet 45XR
Learjet 60
Learjet 60XR

Some acronyms have several definitions to accommodate specific aircraft type models.

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A
A amperes
aileron
A/B autobrake
A/C air conditioning
aircraft
A/D analog to digital
A/G air/ground
A/I, A/ICE anti-ice
A/L autoland
A/N alphanumeric
A/P, AP autopilot
A/S airspeed
A/SKID antiskid
AAD assigned altitude deviation
AAP altitude awareness panel
ABN abnormal
ABS absolute
ABT airborne telephone
ABV above
AC advisory circular
alternating current
ACARS airborne communications addressing and reporting system
aircraft communications addressing and reporting system
ARINC communications addressing and reporting system
ACAS airborne collision avoidance system
ACC aft core cowl
ACCEL acceleration, accelerate(d), accelerometer
ACIA asynchronous communications interface adapter
ACID aircraft identification
ACK acknowledge
ACM additional crewmember
air cycle machine
aircraft configuration module
aircraft condition monitoring
ACMP alternating current motor pump
ACN aircraft classification number
ACOC air cooled oil cooler

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A
ACP audio control panel
ACPC AC power center
alternating current power center
ACPDE AC power distribution equipment
ACS active control system
ACSB avionics standard communication bus
ACSC air conditioning system controller
ACSU adjustable cam switching unit
ACT active
aircraft configuration table
altitude compensated tilt
altitude compensation unit
ACU air conditioning unit
antenna control unit
ADC air data computer
analog-to-digital converter
ADCPD alternate DC power distribution
ADCU autodeploy control unit
ADDR address
ADF ADF receiver
automatic direction finder
ADG air-driven generator
ADGPC ADG power center
ADI attitude direction indicator
attitude director indicator
ADL airborne data loader
ADLP airborne data link processor
ADLS airborne data link system
ADLU airborne data link unit
ADM air data module
ADS air data sensor
air data system
automatic dependent surveillance
ADS-B automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast
ADS-C automatic dependent surveillance-contract
ADSHC air data sensor heater controller
ADTS air data test set

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A
ADV advance
advisory
ADVB avionics digital video bus
AECU audio electronic control unit
AEO all engines operating
AEPC APU/external power conductor
AES aircraft earth station
AF audio frequency
AFC automatic frequency control
automatic frequency compensation
AFCS automatic flight control system
AFD adaptive flight display
AFDA adaptive flight display application
AFDT adaptive flight display table
AFDX avionics full duplex switched Ethernet
AFIS airborne flight information system
AFM Airplane (Aircraft) Flight Manual
AFN ATS facilities notification
AGB accessory gearbox
AGC automatic gain control
AGHME aircraft geometric height measuring element
AGL above ground level
AGS ARINC graphics server
Ah or AHr ampere-hour(s)
AHC attitude heading computer
AHM attitude hold mode
AHRS attitude heading reference system
AHS attitude/heading system
AI aircraft interface
anti-ice
AID aircraft installation delay
aircraft interface discrepancy
AIL aileron
AILC anti-ice and leak detection controller
AIM align in motion
AIP Aeronautical Information Publications
AIPC Aircraft Illustrated Parts Catalog

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A
AIS audio integrating system
AIT aircraft identification tag
AIU analog interface unit
ALC automatic level control
ALI airworthiness limitations items
ALIGN aligning, alignment
ALM application license manager
ALN alignment
ALS ambient light sensor
ALT altitude, altimeter
ALT CAP altitude capture
ALT HOLD altitude hold mode
ALTN alternate
ALTS altitude select
preselected altitude
ALTS CAP selected altitude capture
ALTSEL altitude preselect
ALT SEL altitude select
AM amplitude modulated
amplitude modulation
AMA audio monitor adapter
AMB ambient
AMBD altitude minimums bank angle and decision height
AME aircraft maintenance engineer
amplitude modulation equivalent
AMI alpha margin indicator
AMLCD active matrix liquid crystal display
AMM Aircraft Maintenance Manual
AMP, amp amperes
AMPL amplifier
AMTOSS aircraft maintenance task-oriented support system
AMU audio management unit
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ANT antenna
AOA angle of attack
AOC airline operational control
air operator certificate

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A
AOG aircraft on ground
AOM Aircraft (Airplane) Operating Manual
AOR Atlantic Ocean region
AOSS after over station sensor
AP acquisition processor
autopilot
AP, A/P audio panel
autopilot
AP/EPC auxiliary power/external power contactor
APC/EPC auxiliary power contactor/external power contactor
APD/CL access panel and doors/component location
API application programming interface
APM aircraft personality module
APMT aircraft personality module table
APP, APPR approach
autopilot panel
approx, APP, approximately
APPROX
APPX appendix
APR approach
automatic performance reserve
automatic power recovery
automatic power reserve
air data reference panel
airport reference point
APRCH approach
APS altitude preselect
autopilot system
APSA autopilot system application
APSBK APS bracket
APT airport
APU auxiliary power unit
APU FADEC Auxiliary power unit full authority digital engine controller
APU LC APU line contactor
APU/EPLC auxiliary power unit/external power line contactor
AR altitude reporting
as required
automatic realignment
ARINC Aeronautical Radio Incorporated

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A
ARM Aircraft Recovery Manual
armed
ARP air data reference panel
airport reference point
ARR arrival
ARTCC air route traffic control center
ARTU airborne radio telephone unit
air-radio telephone unit
AS, A/S airspeed
ASA aircraft separation assurance
autoland status annunciator
ASCA APU start contactor assembly
ASCB avionics standard communication bus
ASCII American standard code for information interchange
ASCU antiskid control unit
ASCV antiskid control valve
ASE altimeter system error
altimetry system error
ASEL altitude select
ASI airspeed indicator
ASIC application-specific integrated circuit(s)
ASL avionics system local area network
ASO aircraft selectable option(s)
ASSY assembly
ASYM asymmetrical
AT, A/T autothrottle
ATA Air Transport Association
ATA 100 Air Transport Association of America specification No. 100
ATC air traffic control
ATCRBS air traffic control radar beacon system
ATE automatic test equipment
ATIS automatic terminal information service
ATLAS abbreviated test language for avionics systems
ATM air traffic management
atmosphere
ATP acceptance test procedure
air transport

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A
ATR air transport rack
air transport radio
automatic throttle retarder
autothrottle retarder
ATS air traffic services
air turbine starter
autothrottle system
ATSC air traffic service communication
ATSV air turbine starter valve
ATT, ATTD attitude, attendant
ATTCS automatic takeoff thrust control system
ATTND attendant
AUTH authority
AUTO automatic
autotune
AUTO BAL automatic balance
AUTO XFER automatic transfer
AUX auxiliary
AV arming valve
avionics
AVAIL available
AVLC aviation VHF link control
AVM airborne vibration monitor
AWG American wire gauge
AWM Airworthiness Manual
AWO all weather operations
AWS aural warning system

B
1/2 BNK half bank mode (PFD/FD)
B/A bank angle
B/AIR bleed air
B/LEAK bleed leak
BAPP BA production port
BARO barometer
barometric
barometric pressure

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B
BAT, BATT battery
BAV bleed-air valve
buffer air valve
BC, B/C, B/CRS, back course
BCRS
BCAS beacon collision-avoidance system
BCD binary coded decimal
BCF bromochlorodifluoromethane
BCKV bulkhead check valve
BCU brake control unit
BDC bottom dead center
BDF binary definition file
BDI bearing distance indicator
BEVS Bombardier enhanced vision system
BFO beat frequency oscillator
BIC BITE interface channel
BIST built-in self-test
BIT built-in test
BITE built-in test equipment (software)
BIU bus interface unit
BK, BRK brake
BL buttock line
BLD bleed
BLK block, black
BLO below
BLTS belts
BLW below
BMC bleed management computer
bleed management controller
BMS battery master switch
BMV brake metering valve
BNK bank
BNR binary
binary fractional notation
BOC bottom of climb
BOD bottom of descent
BOOM MIC headset microphone

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B
BOT bottom
BOV bleed-off valve
BPD bypass duct
BPCU bus power control unit
bps bits per second
BPSU brake and position sensor unit
BPT bleed pressure transducer
BRG bearing
BRKR(s) breaker(s)
BRT bright
brightness (stroke intensity control)
BSU beam steering unit
BTBR bus tie breaker relay
BTL bottle
BTMS brake temperature monitoring system
BTMU brake temperature monitoring unit
BTS bleed temperature sensor
BTU British thermal unit
BUTE bent-up trailing edge
BV bleed valve
BYPS bypass

C
C cabin
caution
center
C/A course acquisition
C&W caution & warning
CAA Civil Aviation Authority (UK)
CAC caution advisory computer
CAD combiner align detector
control adapter (transponder)
CAI cowl anti-ice
CAIMS central aircraft information maintenance system
CAIP cowl anti-ice pressure
CAIV cowl anti-ice valve

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C
CAL calibrate
calories
CAP capture
CAPT captain
CAR Canadian Aviation Regulation
CAS calibrated airspeed
call alerter switch
collision avoidance system
computer airspeed
crew alerting system
CAT category
clean air turbulence
computer-aided testing
CAT II category II
CAUT caution
CB, C/B circuit breaker
CBIT continuous BIT
continuous built-in test
CBP circuit breaker panel
CBT computer-based training
CBV cross-bleed valve
CBW command-by-wire
cross-bleed wing
cross-bleed wing valve
CC cubic centimeter
CCA circuit card assembly
CCBP cockpit circuit breaker panel
CCDL cross channel data link
CCITT Consultative Committee for International Telephone and
Telegraph (non-English)
CCM common computing module
CCP compass control panel
cursor control panel
CCS cabin communications system
CCW counterclockwise
CDA current data authority
CDBR-(1/2) cabin distribution bus repeater - (model 1 or 2)
CDC control display coupler
control and distribution cabinet

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C
CDH clearance delivery head
CDI course deviation indicator
CDL configuration deviation list
CDP compressor discharge pressure
continuous data program
CDR critical design review
CDS copilot display system
CDT compressor duct temperature (sensor)
CDTS compressor discharge temperature sensor
CDU control display unit
CE cabin entertainment
course error
CEM cover and environment module
CEPT European Commission of Postal and Telecommunications
CES cabin electronic system
cabin entertainment system
Canadair equipment specification
CFC carbon fiber composite
CFG configuration
CFIT controlled flight into terrain
CFL controlled flight level
CFM cubic feet per minute
CFMS crew force measurement system
crew force measuring system
CG center of gravity
CH chapter
CH, CHAN channel
CHG change
CHGR charger
CHIP cockpit headset interface panel
CHK check
CHKL checklist
CHR chronograph, chronometer
CHRG charge
charger
CHRT chart
CI configuration item

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C
CIC Customer information center
CICC computer interface communication cable
CIMMS computer integrated maintenance management system
CIO common input/output
CIS Commonwealth of Independent States
customer issues system
CJT cold junction temperature
CK check
CKLST checklist
CKPT cockpit
CKT circuit
CL closed
class
CLB, CLM climb
CLK clock
CLO closet
CLR clear
CLSD closed
CM comparator monitor
configuration manager
Cm, cm centimeter(s)
CMA crew message annunciation
configuration manager application
CMC central maintenance computer
CMD command
CMM Component Maintenance Manual
CMOS complementary metal oxide semiconductor
CMP, CMPS compass
CMPTR computer
CMR certification maintenance requirement
CMS cabin management system
central maintenance system
CMU communication management unit
CNS communications, navigation and surveillance
CNTR contactor
CNTRL control
CNUC commanded non-uniformity correction

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C
CO2 carbon dioxide
COE combiner optical element
COM common, command
COM, COMM communication(s)
COMP comparator
compass
compensation
compressor
COMPT compartment
COMPUTR computer
COND condition, continued
CONFIG configuration
CONN connection
CONT, Cont continued
contactor
continuous
control
controller
CONV converter
COOL cooling
COPASS/ space system for the search and rescue of vessels in distress/
SARSAT search and rescue satellite-aided tracking
CORR correction
COS cosine
COSS combined overspeed shutoff solenoid
combined overspeed and shutoff solenoid
COTS commercial off the shelf
COU combiner unit
CP cross pointer
CPAM cabin pressure acquisition module
CPAS Collins portable access system
CPC cabin pressure controller
computer program component
CPCP cabin pressure control panel
CPCS cabin pressure control system
cabin pressurization control system
CPDF cabin packet data function
CPDLC controller-pilot data link communications

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C
CPE control panel electronic
CPL couple, coupled
CPLR coupler
CPLT, C/PLT copilot
cpm cycles per minute
CPN Collins part number
CPNOH compressor pneumatic overheat
compressor pneumatic overheat sensor
CPOST computer power-on self-test
CPS central processing system
cps cycles per second
CPT cockpit procedures trainer
CPU central processing unit
CR contrast ratio
CRC cyclic redundancy check
CRM crew resource management
cockpit resource management
CRS course
CRT cathode-ray tube
CRZ cruise
CS cross side
CSD constant speed drive
CSDB Collins serial data bus
control system data bus
CSEU control system electronics unit
CSMA carrier sense multiple access
CSMU crash-survivable memory unit
CSO customer selectable option
cSt centistroke
CSU central/configuration strapping unit
CSV cold start valve
CT control transformer
CTA current transformer assembly
CTC contact, contactor
CTL COMM/NAV tuning unit
control
CTP control tuning panel

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C
CTR center
CTRD Canadair Technical Requirements Document
CTRL control
CTU cabin telecommunications unit
CU computer unit
CUR LIM current limiter
CVG compressor variable geometry
CVGA compressor variable geometry actuator
CVR cockpit voice recorder
CVS combined vision system
CW center wing
clockwise
continuous wave
CWP crew warning panel
CWS central warning system
control wheel steering
CWTS control wheel trim switch
CYL cylinder

D
D/A digital to analog
D8PSK differential 8-ary phase shift keying
DA decision altitude
drift angle
DAB digital audio bus
DABS discrete addressable beacon system
DAC data acquisition computer
digital to analog converter
DADC digital air data computer
DADS digital air data system
DAP digital audio playback
DAU data acquisition unit
DB database
DB, db decibel(s)
DBM database manager
DBU database unit

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D
DC direct current
display controller
DCE data communication equipment
DCM data concentration module
data concentrator module (Rockwell Collins)
DCMP direct current motor pump
DCP display control panel
DCPC DC power center
direct controller pilot communication
DCS data concentration system
DCT direct
DCU data concentrator unit
directional control unit
DCV directional control valve
DDA digital differential analyzer
DDI data delivery interface
DDM difference in depth of modulation
DDP display data page
display dimming panel
DDRAM double data random access memory
DDS data delivery service
DDU digital display unit
DE-SEL de-select
DEC decrement
DECEL decelerate(d)
DECR decrease
DEEC digital electronic engine control
DEFL deflection
defuel
DEG degree(s)
DEGRAD degraded
DEL delete
DEMOD demodulator
DEP data entry plug
departure
deployed
DEPR depressurize
DEPT departure

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D
DES descent, descent mode (PFD/FD)
DESCRIPT description
DEST destination
DET detector
detent
DEV, DEVN deviation
DEV(N)
DF downlink format
DFA direction finding antenna
DFCS digital flight control system
DFDAU digital flight data acquisition unit
DFDR digital flight data recorder
DFT drift
DFT RT drift rate
DFU digital function unit
DG dedicated generator
directional gyro
DGC display guidance computer
DGPS differential GPS
DGRAD degraded
DH decision height
DHM display head module
DHX dual heat exchanger
DI daily inspection
Dia. diameter
DIFF difference
differential
Dim. dimension
DIP data interrupt program
dual in-line package
DIR direct
director
DIS distance
DISC disconnect
DISCH discharge
DISP dispatch
display

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D
DISPL displacement
DIST distance
DITS digital interface transfer system
DL data link
downlink
DLCA data link communication application
DLCS data link communication system
DLDR data loader
DLL dynamic link library
DLNA diplexer/low noise amplifier
DMA direct memory access
display manager application
DMC data concentrator modular cabinet
data concentrator module cabinet
DCU module cabinet
DME distance measuring equipment
DME HOLD DME hold
DMM digital multimeter
DMU data management unit
DN down
DNLK, DNLCK downlock
DOC documentation
DOS disk operating system
DOT Department of Transport (Canada)
DP differential pressure
display processor
DPDT double pole double throw
DPI differential pressure indicator
DPL detailed parts list
DPSK differential phase shift keying
DR dead reckoning
door
DRA diagnostic and reporting application
DRC dual remote compensator
DRV, DRVR driver
DRVSM domestic reduced vertical separation minimum
DSB double sideband

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D
DSDD double-sided double-density
DSK double-stack knob
DSM digital switch module
digital switching module
DSP data link service provider
digital signal processor
display select panel
DSPL, DSPLY display
DT date
drain tank
DTE data terminal equipment
drain tank ejector
DTG distance-to-go
DTMF dual tone multifrequency
dual tone multiple frequency
DTO direct to
DTRK, DTK desired track
DTS duct temperature sensor
DTU data transfer unit
DU display unit
DUP duplicate
duplex
DWM display window manager

E
E elevator
e.g. lat. exempli gratia (for example)
EADI electronic attitude direction indicator
electronic attitude director indicator
EAK encrypted application key
EAROM electrically alterable read-only memory
EAS equivalent airspeed
EASA European Aviation Safety Agency
EBBC emergency bus breaker contactor
EBU engine build unit
ECA electronic charts application

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E
eCDU electronic control display unit
ECDU emulated control display unit
ECKV emergency check valve
ECL electronic checklist
emitter coupled logic
ECM electronic control module
ECP EICAS control panel
engine configuration plug
ECR engineering change report
excessive closure rate
ECS environmental control system
ECTM engine condition trend monitoring
ECU electronic control unit
environmental control unit
external compensation unit
ED electronic display
ED1 EICAS primary display
ED2 EICAS secondary display
EDC extended dry crank
EDHP engine driven hydraulic pump
EDM emergency descent mode
EDP electrical distribution panel
engine-driven hydraulic pump
engine-driven pump
EDR excessive descent rate
EDS electronic display system
engine diagnostic system
EDU electronic display unit
engine diagnostic unit
EEC electronic engine controller
electronic engine control
engine electronic controller
EED engine exceedance data
EEPROM electrically erasable programmable read-only memory
EEROM electrically erasable read only memory
EETS electronic engine trim system
EFB electronic flight bag
EFCS electronic flight control system
EFD electronic flight display

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E
EFIP electronic flight instrument processor
EFIS electronic flight instrument system
EFVS enhanced flight vision system
EGNOS European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (System)
EGPWS enhanced ground proximity warning system
EGT exhaust gas temperature
EGV exit guide vane
EHP electrical hydraulic pump
EHS enhanced surveillance
EHSI electronic horizontal situation indicator
EHSV electrohydraulic servovalve
EHV electrohydraulic valve
EIA Electronic Industries Association
EICAS engine indicating and crew alerting system (Honeywell)
engine indication and crew alerting system (Rockwell Collins)
EIRP effective isotropic radiated power
EIS engine indication system
EJB electronic junction box
EL, ELEV elevator
elevation
ELEC, ELECT electric, electrical
ELS electronic library system
elementary surveillance
ELT emergency locator transmitter
EM electrical module
EMA enhanced maps application
EMC electromagnetic compatibility
EMER LTS emergency lights
EMER(G), EMG emergency
EMF, emf electromotive force
EMI electromagnetic interference
EMS electrical management system
EMS CDU electrical management system control display unit
ENC encoder (altitude)
ENG engine, engage
ENGAGE engagement

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E
ENT enter
EO Engineering Order, easy on
EOL end-of-list
EP external power
EPAV electropneumatic actuating valve
EPC external power contactor
EPCU external power control unit
EPDS electrical power distribution system
EPGDS electrical power generation and distribution system
EPGS electrical power generating system
EPLC external power line contactor
EPLD electronically programmable logic device
erasable programmable logic device
EPM external power monitor
EPMU external power monitoring unit
EPPR external power-ready relay
EPQM external power quality monitor
EPR engine pressure ratio
EPROM erasable programmable read-only memory
EPSP electrical power services panel
EPTC essential power transfer contactor
EPU EICAS routing unit
estimated position of uncertainty
EQUIP equipment
ER error code
ERP EFIS reference panel
eye reference position datum
ERR error
ERU EICAS routing unit
ESAS enhanced situation awareness system
ESD electrostatic discharge
ESDS electrostatic discharge sensitive
ESIS electronic standby instrument system
ESS essential
ESSD electrostatic sensitive device
ET elapsed time

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E
ETA estimated time of arrival
ETC essential bus tie contactor
etc. et cetera (and so forth)
ETD engine trend data
estimated time of departure
ETE estimated time enroute
ETOPS extended-range operation
ETTC essential TRU tie contactor
essential TRU transfer contactor
ETTS electronic thrust trim system
EUR RMA European Regional Monitoring Agency
EUROCONTROL European Control
EVAC evacuate
evacuation
EVM electronic voltmeter
engine vibration monitor
engine vibration monitoring
EVMS engine vibration monitoring system
EVMU engine vibration monitoring unit
EVS enhanced vision system
EVSHC enhanced vision system heater controller
EVS heater controller
EX LOC expanded localizer
EXEC execute
EXH exhaust
EXT extend
external
extinguisher
EXT PWR external power
EXTIN extinguish(ed)

F
F/CTL flight controls
F/O, FO first officer
FAA Federal Aviation Administration (USA)
FADEC full authority digital engine control
full authority digital engine controller
fully automated digital engine control

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F
FAF final approach fix
FAI first article inspection
FAIL failure
FANS future air navigation system(s)
FAR Federal Aviation Regulations
FAV fan air valve
FAX facsimile
FBC front bearing chamber
FC foot candle
full close
FC DIAG fault code diagram
FC INDEX fault code index
FCC Federal Communications Commission
flight control computer
forward core cowl
FCM flight control module (inside flight control unit)
FCN function
FCOC fuel cooled oil cooler
FCOM Flight Crew Operating Manual
FCP flight control panel
FCS flight control system
FCSA flight control system application
FCSSU flash crash-survivable store unit
FCST flight control system table
FCU flap control unit
flight control unit
fuel control unit
FCV flow control valve
FD, F/D flight director
flight display
FDAU flight data acquisition unit
FDBCK feedback
FDC flight director computer
FDCU flight data conversion unit
FDE flight deck effects
fault detection and exclusion
FDG flight director guidance

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F
FDGS fan drive gear system
FDI flight director indicator
FDR feeder
flight data recorder
FDR SSPC feeder SSPC
FDS flight director system
flight display system
FDSA flight display system application
FDU flux detector unit
FECU flap electronic control unit
FEE failure effect evaluation
FEED feeder
FET field effect transistor
FF, F/F fuel flow
FFS full flight simulator
FG flight guidance
FGC flight guidance computer
FGFP FMS graphical flight planning
FGP flight guidance panel
FGS flight guidance system
FI flight idle
FIC fault isolation chart
FIDEEX fire detection and extinguishing (control unit)
FIFO first-in first-out
FIM Fault Isolation Manual
FIM CNTS FIM contents
FIR full indicator reading
flight information region
FIRE BTL fire bottle
FIREX fire extinguisher
FIT flight into terrain
FIU forward interface unit
FL flight level
foot-lambert
FL MTCE, FLM flight line maintenance
FLC, FLCH flight level change
FLD field

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F
Flex CL flexible climb
Flex TO flexible takeoff
FLIR forward looking infrared
FLT flight
flight time
FLTA forward-looking terrain avoidance
FLT CONT MON flight control monitor(ing)
FLT DIR flight director
FLT PLN flight plan
FLT SPLR flight spoiler
FLUOR fluorescent
FLX flexible or reduced thrust
FM fan marker
frequency modulation
FMA flight mode annunciator
FMC flight management computer
FMCA flight management computer application
FMCW frequency-modulated continuous wave
FMF flight management function
FMH fault message history
FMQGC fuel management and quantity gauging computer
FMQGS fuel management and quality gauging system
fuel management and quantity gauging system
FMS flight management system
FMS CDU flight management system control display unit
FMSA flight management system application
FMU fuel metering unit
FMV fuel metering valve
FO full open
FOC fuel oil cooler
full operational capability
FOD foreign object damage
foreign object debris
FOM figure of merit
FOV field of view
FPA flight path angle
focal plane array

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F
FPAC flight path acceleration
FPARC flight path angle reference cue
FPIU flap position indication unit
FPLN, FPL flight plan
fpm foot (feet) per minute
FPM flight path marker
fps foot (feet) per second
FPU flap power unit
FPV flight path vector
FQC fuel quantity computer
FQGC fuel quantity and gauging computer
FQGS fuel quantity gauging system
fuel quantity and gauging system
FR, FRM from
FREQ frequency
FRMT format
FRTT fuel return to tank
FS fuselage station
FSA file server application
FSC fuel system computer
FSCL flight spoiler control lever
FSCU fuel system computer unit
FSE field service engineer
FSEU flaps/slats electronic unit
FSM field service monitor
FSN fuel spray nozzle
FSOV fuel shutoff valve
FSR field service representative
FSTBY forced standby
FSU file server unit
FSV flow sensor venturi S/A
FT flight time
forecast terminal
functional test
ft-lb foot-pound(s)
FT, ft foot, feet

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F
FTD flight training device
FTM fault tolerance microprocessor
FTU force transducer unit
FUSE fuselage
FV flux valve
FW failure warning
FW, F/W firewall
FWC fault warning computer
FWD forward
FWSOV firewall shutoff valve

G
G gain
gravitational force
gravity
g gram
G-force
G (+/-) receiver gain
G/A, GA go-around
G/S, GS glideslope
groundspeed
ground spoiler
GAGAN GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (India)
GAL, gal gallon
GALY galley
Gb gigabit
GB gigabyte
GC guidance controller
GCA geometric contour approval
GCD generator contactor driver
GCR generator control relay
GCS generator control switch
ground clutter suppression
GCTA generator current transformer assembly
GCU generator control unit
GDC global data center
GDU data unit (Garmin data unit)

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G
GEN generator
GES ground earth station
GEX Global Express
GFI general format identifier
GFP graphical flight planning
GFRP glass fiber reinforced polymer
GHSI ground handling and servicing information
GHz gigahertz
GI ground idle
GIFD integrated flight deck (Garmin integrated flight deck)
GLC generator line contactor
GLCG generator line contactor-generator section
GLCR generator line contactor relay
GLD ground lift dumping
GMAP ground mapping
GMO ground maintenance override
GMT Greenwich mean time
GMU GPS monitoring unit
gn standard acceleration due to gravity
GND CLTR SPRS ground clutter suppression
GND SPLR ground spoiler
GND, GRD, GRND ground
GNS global navigation system
GNSS global navigation satellite system
GNSSU global navigation satellite sensor unit
global navigation system sensor unit
GP general purpose
guidance panel
GPH, gph gallons per hour
GPM, gpm gallons per minute
GPS global positioning system
GPSSU global positioning system server unit
GPU ground power unit
GPWC ground proximity warning computer
GPWR ground power
GPWS ground proximity warning system

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G
GR gear
GRAV gravity
GRBOX gearbox
GRP geographical reference point
GS, G/S glideslope
groundspeed
ground spoiler
GSA ground spoiler actuator
GSC ground service contactor
GSD glideslope/glide path deviation
GSE ground support equipment
GSL geodetic sea level
GSM ground service mode
GSP glareshield panel
ground service panel
GSPD groundspeed
GSSV ground spoiler selector valve
GTC generator transfer contactor
touchscreen controller (Garmin touchscreen controller)
GTCP gas turbine compressor pneumatic
GTOW gross takeoff weight
GUI graphical user interface
GUIDE guidance
GV ground valve
GW gross weight
GWX graphical weather
airborne weather radar

H
H altitude (height)
hold or high-speed profile
h hour(s)
H’MIC hot microphone
H/W hardware
HAA height above airport
HASOV hot air shutoff valve
HAT height above touchdown

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H
HBMU heater/brake temperature monitoring unit
heater and brake management unit
HCM high-speed data configuration module
HCM/C heater current monitor/controller
HCP head-up control panel
HCU humidifier control unit
HDA HUD display application
HDG heading
HDG SEL heading select
HDLC high-level data link control
HDOP horizontal dilution of precision
HDPH headphone
HEAT heater
HF high frequency
HFDS head-up flight display system
HFS high frequency system
Hg mercury
HGA high gain antenna
HGC head-up guidance computer
HUD graphics display processing card
HGS head-up guidance system
HHLD heading hold
HI high
HIC head injury criteria
HIRF high intensity radiated field
HLD hold
HLDR holder
HLS high-level sensor
HM health monitor
HMA HUD monitor application
HMDG hydraulic motor-driven generator
HME height monitoring element
HMOS high-density metal oxide semiconductor
HMP high power amplifier main processor
HMU height monitoring unit
hydromechanical metering unit
hydromechanical unit

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H
HNDWHL handwheel
HOR, HORIZ horizontal
HOT high oil temperature
HP high pressure
hp horsepower
HPA high power amplifier
HPA, hPa hectopascals
HPC high-pressure compressor
HPGC high-pressure ground connection
HPLFD protection level for fault detection
HPLWAAS horizontal protection level for WAAS
HPR high power relay
HPSOV high-pressure shutoff valve
HPT high-pressure turbine
HPV high-pressure valve
hr., HR hour
HRD high rate discharge
HS horizontal stabilizer
high speed
HSDB high-speed data bus
HSDU high-speed data unit
HSI horizontal situation indicator
hot section inspection
HSL heading select
HSR high stability reference
HST high-speed SATCOM transceiver
HSTA horizontal stabilizer trim actuator
HSTCS horizontal stabilizer trim control system
HSTCU horizontal stabilizer trim control unit
HSTECU horizontal stabilizer trim electronic control unit
HT heat
HTR heater
HUD head-up display
HV high voltage
HVPS high-voltage power supply
HW, HWR hardware

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H
HX heat exchanger
HYD, HYDRO hydraulic
HZ, Hz hertz (frequency)

I
i.e. that is
I/B inboard
I/C inspection check
intercom
I/F interface
I/O, IO input/output
I/P input
IAC integrated avionics computer
IAMS integrated air management system
IAPS integrated avionics processor system
IAS indicated airspeed
IASC integrated air system controller
IAU integrated avionics unit
IAW in accordance with
IBIT initiated built-in test
IBR integral bladed rotor
IC intercom
IC/SG integrated computer/signal generator
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
ICC IAPS card cage
ICD interface control document
interface control drawing
ICDU integrated control display unit
ICP interphone control panel
ICPF ICDU page function
ICS idle corrected speed
ICTA instrument current transformer assembly
ICU integrated communication unit
internal compensation unit
interphone control unit
isolation control unit
ICV isolation control valve

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I
ID inside diameter
identification number
ID, IDENT identification, identifier
IDE integrated drive electronics
IDG integrated drive generator
IDS instrument display system
integrated display system
IDX index
IEC IAPS environmental control module
IAPS environmental controller
environment controller
IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IESI integrated electronic standby instrument
IEU interphone electronic unit
IF intermediate frequency
IFF identification friend or foe
IFIS integrated flight information system
IFR instrument flight rules
IFS inner fixed structure
IGA intermediate gain antenna
IGN ignition
IGV inlet guide vane
ILM independent landing monitor
ILS instrument landing system
ILS PRM instrument landing system with precision runway monitoring
IM inner marker beacon
IMA integrated modular application
integrated modular avionics
IMAT integrated modular avionics table
IMC instrument meteorological conditions
IML inner mold line
IMN indicated Mach number
IMO International Maritime Organization
IMP imperial
IMS information management system
IMSA information management system application

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I
IMT instrument mounting tray
integrated maintenance test
IMU inertial measurement unit
IN Hg, inHg inch(es) of mercury
IN, in. inch, inches
in/s, ips inch(es) per second
INBD inboard, inbound
INC increment
INC-DEC increase-decrease
INCR increase
IND indication
indicator
INFLT in flight
INH, INHB, INHIB inhibit
INIT initialize, initiated
INMARSAT International Maritime Satellite Organization
INOP inoperative
INPH interphone
INS inertial navigation system
INSP inspection
INST, INSTR instrument
INSTL installation
INT integral
internal
interphone
intersection
internal time
INT/SVC intercom/switch volume control
INTC intercept
INTGL, INTEG integral
INTLK interlock
INU integrated navigation unit
INV invert
IOC initial operational capability
input/output concentrator
IOCT input/output concentrator table
IOI imminent obstacle impact

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I
IOM input/output module
IOP independent overspeed protection
input/output processor
IOT input/output translator
IP information provider
internet protocol
IPC Illustrated Parts Catalog
integrated processing center
integrated processing cabinet
IPPT intermediate port pressure transducer
ips, in/s inch per second
IPS integrated processing system
IPSA integrated processing system application
IPV inlet pressurizing valve
IR infrared
inertial reference
IRC instrument remote controller
IRS inertial reference system
IRU inertial reference unit
IRW infrared window
ISA international standard atmosphere
international standard atmosphere temperature
ISDN integrated services digital network
ISDU inertial system display unit
ISI integrated standby instrument
ISIS integrated standby instrument system
ISO International Standards Organization
ISOL isolated
isolation
ISS infrared sensor system
ISU infrared sensor unit
initial signal unit
ITEM Illustrated Tool and Equipment Manual
ITI imminent terrain impact
ITT interstage turbine temperature
interturbine temperature
ITU International Telecommunications Union
International Telephone Union

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I
IVSI inertial lead vertical speed indicator
instantaneous vertical speed indicator
IVV inertial vertical velocity

J
J-FET junction field effect transistor
JAA Joint Aviation Authorities (Europe)
JAR Joint Aviation Requirements
JB junction box
JEMTOSS jet engine maintenance task-oriented support system
JIC job instruction card
JS joystick

K
Kbps kilobit per second
KBps kilobyte per second
KCAS knots calibrated airspeed
KEAS knots equivalent airspeed
kg kilogram(s)
kHz kilohertz
KIAS knots indicated airspeed
km kilometer(s)
KOZ keep out zone
KPA, kPa kilopascal(s)
KPH, kph kilograms per hour
kt, K, KT knot(s)
KTAS knots true airspeed
KVA, kVA kilovolt-ampere(s)
kW kilowatt(s)

L
L left, landing
L-Band frequency range
L, l liter(s)
L/C inductive/capacitive

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L
L/HIRF lightning/high intensity radiated field
L/M list of materials
L/T landing/taxi
LAAS local area augmentation system
LADV line advance
LAN local area network
LASER Learjet aircraft status evaluation report
LAT lateral
latitude
LAV lavatory
lb-in. pound-inch
LB, lb pound(s)
lb/hr, pph pounds per hour (or pph, depending on panel)
lb/min, ppm pounds per minute (or ppm, depending on panel)
lbf pound (force)
LBL left buttock line, label
LBS lateral beam sensor
LCD liquid crystal display
LCN load classification number
LCTA line current transformer assembly
LCV level control valve
load control valve
LD lower-side band
LDA localizer directional aid
LDG landing
LDG GR landing gear
LDG/TAXI landing/taxi
LDI loadable diagnostic interface
LDPS lamp dimmer power supply
LDS lightning detection system
LDU lamp driver unit
LE, L/E leading edge
LED light-emitting diode
LES land earth station
LEV level
LF low frequency (30 to 300 kHz)

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L
LG, L/G landing gear
LG leg
LGA low gain antenna
LGC landing gear controller
LGCL landing gear control lever
LGCU landing gear control unit
LGDCIS landing gear and door control and indication system
LGECU landing gear electronic control unit
LGW landing gross weight
LH, L/H left hand
LHP lightning HIRF protection
LHS left-hand side
LIM limit
LIRS laser inertial reference system
LMS learning management system
load management system
LN left nose
LNA low noise amplifier
LNAV lateral navigation
LNAV/VNAV lateral/vertical navigation
LNS LORAN/long range navigation system
LO low
LOA letter of authorization
LOC localizer
local time
LOC-BC localizer back course
LOFT line operational flight training
LOGO logo graphic
LOI loss of integrity
letter of intent
LOM locator outer marker
LONG, LON longitude
LOP low oil pressure
LORAN long range navigation
LP low pressure
LPC low-pressure compressor
LPM liter per minute

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L
LPT low-pressure turbine
LPV localizer performance with vertical guidance
LR left rear
LRA low range radio altimeter
LRC long range cruise
LRD low rate discharge
LRM line replaceable module
LRN long range navigation
LRU line replaceable unit
LS low speed
LSA low speed awareness
LSB least significant bit
lower sideband
LSD least significant digit
LSI large-scale integration
LSK line select key
LSS lightning sensor system
LSW low speed warning
LSWD low speed warning device
LT light
local time
LTG lighting
LTR letter
LTRK lasertrack (NDU)
LTS, LT(S) light(s)
LV lower sideband voice
low voltage
LVDT linear variable differential transformer
linear variable differential transducer
LVL CHG level change
LVPS low-voltage power supply
LVT linear variable transducer
LW left wing
LWD left wing down
LWR lower
LX lightning

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M
M Mach
m meter(s)
M/C, MC master caution
M/P map/plan
mA milliampere(s)
MAA microwave airborne antenna
MAC mean aerodynamic chord
media access control
MADC micro air data computer
MAG magnetic
MALF malfunction
MAN manual
MAR maritime
MASI, M/ASI Mach airspeed indicator
MASPS minimum aircraft system performance specification
MAT maintenance access terminal
MAX, max maximum
MB marker beacon
megabyte
mb millibar(s)
Mbps megabit per second
MBps megabyte per second
MCA minimum crossing altitude
MCD magnetic chip detector
MCDU multifunction control and display unit
multifunctional control display unit
MCIA maintenance computer interface adapter
MCL maximum climb
MCM Maintenance Control Manual
MCOS maintenance computer operating system/software
MCR maximum continuous cruise
maximum cruise
maximum cruising rate
MCS maximum corrected speed
MCT maximum continuous thrust

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M
MCU motor control unit
modular component unit
MDA minimum descent altitude
MDC maintenance diagnostic computer
MDS maintenance diagnostic systems
MDU motor drive unit
MEA minimum enroute altitude
MEF main exciter field
main excitation field
MEL Minimum Equipment List
MEM memory module
MES main engine start
METAR meteorological report aviation routine
MFC mechanical fuel control
MFD multifunction display
MFS multifunction spoiler
MFW multifunction window
mg milligram
MGMT management
MGT management
measured gas temperature
MGW main gear WOW
MHB maximum half breadth
MHz megahertz
mi mile(s)
MI indicated Mach number
MIC microphone
MIC STK microphone stuck
MID medium
mil one-thousandth of an inch
MIN, min minimum, minute
MIO MKP input/output
MISC miscellaneous
MISCOMP miscompare
MISCMP
MISMTCH mismatch
MIXM mix manifold

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M
MIXTS mix manifold temperature sensor
MKP multifunction keyboard panel
MKPA multifunction keyboard panel application
MKR marker
marker beacon
ml milliliter
MLG main landing gear
MLI magnetic level indicators
MLS microwave landing system
MLW maximum landing weight
MM middle marker
mm millimeter(s)
mm/s millimeter(s) per second
MMEL Master Minimum Equipment List
Mmo, MMO maximum Mach operating speed
MMS manual mode solenoid
MNPS minimum navigation performance specification
MOCA minimum obstruction clearance altitude
MODSUM modification summary
MODUL modulating
MOM momentary
MON monitor
MOP main oil pressure
MOT main oil temperature
MPD Maintenance Planning Document
MPDS mobile packet data service
MPEL maximum permissible exposure level
mph miles per hour
MPI magnetic particle inspection
MPSOV minimum pressurizing shutoff valve
ms millisecond(s)
MS modification summary
MSAS Ministry of Transportation Satellite Augmentation System
(Japan)
MSAT maintenance system analysis tool
MSB most significant bit

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M
MSCMP miscompare
MSD mode status display
msg, MSG message
MSI Mach speed indicator
MSK minimum shift keying
MSL mean sea level
MSP mode select panel
MSU mode select unit
MSW control wheel master switch
master disconnect switch
MT true Mach number
MTBF mean time between failure
MTC minimum terrain clearance
MTD master time/date
MTES maintenance test enable switch
MTO maximum takeoff
MTOW maximum takeoff weight
MTSAT multifunctional transport satellite
MU management unit
MUX multiplexer
mV millivolt
MW master warning
MW/MC master warning/master caution
MWW main wheel well
MZFW maximum zero fuel weight

N
N•m Newton meter
N/A, NA not applicable
N/W nosewheel
N1 speed of low-pressure compressor (fan speed)
N2 speed of high-pressure compressor (core speed)
NAARMO North American Approvals Registry and Monitoring Organization
NAC nacelle
NACA National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
NAS National Airspace System

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N
NAT North Atlantic
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NAV navigation
NAVAID navigational aid
NB narrow bandwidth
NBAA National Business Aircraft (Aviation) Association
NC navigation computer
no connection
normally closed
NCD no computed data
NCR negative climb rate
NCT network configuration table
NCU navigation computer unit
ND navigation display
nose down
NDA next data authority
NDB nondirectional beacon
navigation database
NDO network data objects
NDS navigation database server
NDU navigation display unit
NEG negative
NFF no fault found
NG nose gear
NGV nozzle guide vane
NGW nose gear WOW
nicad, NiCad nickel-cadmium
NL nose left
NLG nose landing gear
nm, NM nautical mile(s)
NO normally open
no. number
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOC NAV on course
NORM normal
nos. numbers
NOSE nosewheel

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N
NOTAM notice to airmen
NOVRAM non-volatile random access memory
NP non procurable
NPA non-precision approach
NR nose right
NRV nonreturn valve
ns nanosecond
NU nose up
NUC non-uniformity correction
NVI non vectored interrupt
NVM non-volatile memory
NWS nosewheel steering

O
O/L overload
O/P output
OAT outside air temperature
OB, O/B, OUTBD outboard
OBS observer
omnibearing selector
omnibearing synchro (selector)
OBV operability bleed valve
OC, O/C on course
overcurrent
OCM option configuration module
option control module
ODL onboard data loader
ODLA onboard data loader application
OEI one engine inoperative
OEM original equipment manufacturer
OEO one engine only
one engine operating
OEW operating empty weight
OF overfrequency
OFV outflow valve
OGM optical graphic module
OGV outlet guide vane

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O
OH, O/H, OVHD overhead
OH, OVHT overheat
OHU overhead unit
OK okay
OM outer marker (beacon)
OMNI omnidirectional
OMS onboard maintenance system
order management system
OMS IMA OMS interactive maintenance application
OMSA onboard maintenance system application
OMST onboard maintenance system table
ONS OMEGA navigation system
OOOI out-off-on-in
OPR operation
OPS operations per second
OPU oil pump unit
ORT owner’s requirement table
OS onside
operating system
overspeed
overspeed solenoid
OSC oscillator
OSI open systems interconnection
OSS omega sensor system
over station sensor
OSU overspeed and splitter unit
OT other traffic
OTS organized track system
OUTBD outboard
OV outflow valve
OVBD overboard
OVERTEMP overtemperature
OVHT overheat
OVLD overload
OVRD override
OVSP, OVSPD overspeed
OXY, O2 oxygen

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O
oz ounce(s)
OZC ozone converter

P
P/N part number
P/RST press to reset
P/S pitot/static
power supply
P0 ambient pressure
pressure altitude
P2.5 compressor discharge pressure (sta. 2.5)
P2.8 compressor discharge pressure (sta. 2.8)
P20 total (inlet air) pressure
P3 compressor discharge pressure (sta. 3)
P30 HP compressor exit pressure
P50 LP turbine exit pressure
Pa pascal
PA passenger address
power amplifier
pressure altitude
PAA passenger address amplifier
PAC path attenuation compensation (correction)
PACIC passenger address and communication system
PACIS passenger address/cabin interphone system
PACK air conditioning unit
PAG page
PAL programmable array logic
PALT pressure altitude
PAMB ambient pressure
PASS SIGNS passenger signs
PAST person-activated self-test
pilot-activated self-test
PATT pitch attitude
PAU passenger address unit
portable analysis unit
PAV pressure adjusting valve
presence and validity

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P
PAX, PASS passenger(s)
PBA pushbutton annunciator
PBE personal breathing equipment
portable breathing equipment (smoke hood)
protective breathing equipment
PBIT power-on built-in test
PBM pressure bias modulation
PBSOV parking brake shutoff valve
PBU protective breathing unit
PC printed circuit
PCB printed circuit board
PCD pressure compressor discharge
PCDA power center and distribution assembly
PCE precooler exchanger
precooler exhaust
PCI peripheral component interconnect
PCM pulse code modulation
PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card Interface Association
Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PCMM portable coordinate measuring machine
PCU power control unit
PCWS pitch control wheel steering
PDA premature descent alerting
PDC pressure discharge compressor
PDF portable document format
PDL portable data loader
PDP power distribution panel
PDPS pack discharge pressure sensor
PDR preliminary design review
PDS pilot display system, primary display system
PDTS pack discharge temperature sensor
PDU pneumatic drive unit
power drive unit
PECO pitch erection cutoff
PEM pilot event marker
power and environment module
PEP peak envelope power

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P
PERF performance
PF pilot flying
pitch feel
PFA pitch feel actuator
PFCS primary flight control system
PFCU pitch feel control unit
PFD primary flight display
PFS pitch feel simulator
PG, PGE page
PIC pilot in command
PIFS pack inlet flow sensor
PIPS pack inlet pressure sensor
PIT pack inlet temperature
pilot-initiated test
pitch
PITCH SYNC pitch synchronization
PITS pack inlet temperature sensor
PLA power lever angle
PLC primary logic card
PLD programmable logic device
proportional lift dumping
PLI pitch limit indicator
PLL phase-locked loop
PLT(s) pilot(s)
PM phase modulation
protocol manager
PMA permanent magnet alternator
part manufacturing approval
PMAT portable maintenance access terminal
PMG permanent magnet generator
PMOS P-type metal oxide semiconductor
PMP power management panel
PNF pilot not flying
PNL panel
PNU pneumatic system
POC power-on clear
power-on count

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P
POH Pilot Operating Handbook (italicize with actual publication name)
POR point of regulation
Pacific Ocean region
POS position
POS INIT position initialization
POST power-on self-test
POT potentiometer
PPBM Power Plant Buildup Manual
pph, lb/hr pounds per hour (or lb/hr, depending on panel)
PPI plan position indicator
PPM power producing module
preprogrammed message
pulse position modulation
ppm, lb/min pound per minute (or lb/min, depending on panel)
PPOS present position
PQM power quality monitor
PR power ready
PRAIM predictive receiver autonomous integrity monitoring
PRE preset
preselect
PRESEL preselect
PRESS pressure, pressurization
PRI, PRIM primary
PROC procedure
processor
PROG program, programmer
progress
PROM programmable read-only memory
PROT, PROT'N protection
PROX proximity
PRSOV pressure-regulating shutoff valve
PRTR printer
PRV pressure-regulating valve
pressure-relief valve
PS phase sequence
pitot/static
power supply
pressure switch

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P
Ps static pressure
PSA print server application
PSEU proximity sensor electronic unit
psf pounds per square foot
psi pounds per square inch
psia pounds per square inch absolute
psid pounds per square inch differential
psig pounds per square inch gauge
PSM pressure sensor module
Psmc P-channel used for SMC functions
PSOV pressurizing and shutoff valve
PSR primary surveillance radar
PSS proximity sensor system
proximity switch sensor
PSTN public switched telephone network
PSU passenger service unit
power supply unit
pt pint
PT pressure transducer
proximate traffic
total pressure
total (Inlet air) pressure
PTCH pitch
PTCT protect
PTG pilot training guide
PTO power takeoff
PTR pointer
PTS pack temperature sensor
points
PTT press-to-talk (test, transmit)
push to talk
PTU power transfer unit
PV priority valve
PVB polyvinyl butyral
PVT position, velocity, time
PW pitch wheel
pulse width
PWA printed wiring assembly

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P
PWM pulse-width modulation
PWR power
PWS potable/wash water system

Q
QA quality assurance
QAD quick attach-detach
QAK quick access key
QAR quick access recorder
QD quick disconnect
QEC quadrantal error corrector
quick engine change
QFE local station pressure
corrected baro alt relative to field elevation
QNE ISA, barometric pressure
QNH altimeter setting
corrected baro alt relative to sea level
QRB quick release buckle
qt quart(s)
QTY quantity

R
R right
R-C resistor-capacitor network
R/D refuel/defuel
R/T receiver-transmitter
RA MIN radio altitude minimums
RA, R/A radio altimeter
radio altitude
resolution advisory
RAAS runway awareness and advisory system
RAC radio altitude converter
RAD radar
radial
RAD ALT radio altimeter (or altitude)
RAI radio altimeter indicator

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R
RAIM receiver autonomous integrity monitoring
RALT radio altimeter
RAM random-access memory
RARV ram air regulating valve
RAT ram air temperature
ram air turbine
RAT GEN ram air turbine generator
RATLC RAT line contactor
RAV ram air valve
RB rudder boost
RBC rear bearing chamber
RBL right buttock line
RBT resistance bulb thermometer
RCB radio control bus
RCC Rescue Coordination Center
RCCB remote control circuit breaker
RCDR recorder
RCIM roll control input module
RCL recall
RCP remote compensation panel
RCT rain echo attenuation compensation technique
RCU remote compensation unit
RCV receive
RCVR, RX receiver
RDA remote data bus access
remote data load access
RDC remote data concentrator
RDCP refuel/defuel control panel
RDL remote data loader
RDMI radio distance magnetic indicator
RDR radar
RDU remote display unit
RDY ready
REACT rain echo attenuation compensation technique
REC receiver
recorder

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R
RECIRC recirculation
RECO roll erection cutoff
RECOG recognition
REF(s) reference(s)
REIM rear electronics interface module
REL relative
RES reservoir
REU remote electronic(s) unit
remote equipment unit
REV reverse(r)
reverse course (same as back course)
reversion
RF radio frequency
RFI radio frequency interference
RFU radio frequency unit
RH, R/H right hand
RHS right-hand side
RIPS recorder independent power supply
RIU radio interface unit
RLA reverse lever angle
RLG ring laser gyro
RLS remote light sensor
RLY relay
RMA regional monitoring agency
remote maintenance access
RMI radio magnetic indicator
radio management indicator
RMS, rms radio management system
root mean square
RMT remote
RMU radio management unit
RNAV area navigation
RNG range
RNGA range arc
RNP required navigation performance
ROL roll
ROLS remote oil level sensor

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R
ROM read-only memory
ROSE read out support equipment
ROT rate of turn
rotation
rpm, RPM revolutions per minute
rps revolutions per second
RPT reporting altitude
RPU receiver processor unit
RRD Rolls Royce Deutschland
RRP radio reversionary panel
RS reset/set
RSA report server application
RSAS roll stability augmentation system
RSB radio system bus
Rsmc R-channel used for SMC functions
RSP reversion select panel
reversion switch panel
RSS radio sensor system
RST reset
RSV reserved
RT, R/T radio transmit
rate
rate of turn
receiver/transmitter
RTA receiver-transmitter antenna
rudder trim actuator
required time of arrival
RTAS radio tuning application software
RTC required terrain clearance
RTCA Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics
Radio Technical Committee on Avionics
RTD resistance temperature detector
resistive thermal device
RTE route
RTE DATA route data
RTL ready to load
rudder travel limiter

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R
RTLA rudder travel limiter actuator
reverse throttle lever angle
RTN return
RTO rejected takeoff
RTS radio tuning system
RTSA radio tuning system application
RTU radio tuning unit
RUD rudder
RVDT rotary variable differential transformer
rotary variable differential transducer
RVR runway visual range
RVSM reduced vertical separation minimum
RVSR reverser
RVT radio voltage transducer
rotary variable transducer
rotary variable transformer
RW right wing
RWD right wing down
RWY runway
RX receive
RZ return to zero

S
s second
S status
S/A system annunciator
S/B, SB service bulletin
S/D smoke detector
S/I switch indicator
S/L switch/light
S/O shutoff
SA standby altimeter
surface observation
system address
SAC stability augmentation computer
SACOC surface air cooled oil cooler
SAE Society of Automotive Engineers

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S
SAI standby attitude indicator
SAL system address label (ARINC 129)
SAM stall advance mode
SAP service access points
SAR search and rescue
SARSAT search and rescue satellite-aided tracking
SAS stability augmentation system
static air source
SAT satellite
static air temperature
SATCOM satellite communications
SAV starter air valve
SAW surface acoustic wave
SB service bulletin
SBAS satellite-based augmentation system
SBB swift broadband
SBC single board computer
SBPD structural bypass duct
SBW steer-by-wire
SBY, STBY standby
SC single cue
SCAV scavenge
SCD source control drawing
specification control drawing
SCHED schedule
SCID software configuration index drawing
SCL spoiler control lever
SCPC single carrier per channel
single channel per carrier
SCU satellite communications unit
signal conditioning unit
start control valve
steering control unit
SCV steering control valve
surge control valve
SD secure digital
SDC signal data converter

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S
SDD source destination identifier (ARINC)
system design description
SDF simplified directional facility
SDI source destination identifier
SDRL supplier data requirements list
SDS status display system
SDU satellite data unit
sensor display unit
SEC, sec second, secondary
SECS spoiler electronic control system
SECT sector
SECU spoiler electronic control unit
SEL select
selector
SELCAL selective calling
selective call system
SENS sensitivity
SERV, SVCE service
SFC specific fuel consumption
SFCL slat/flap control lever
SFCU slat/flap control unit
SFECU slat flap electronic control unit
SFFS system flight fault summary
SFSH slat/flap selector handle
SG signal generator
specific gravity
symbol generator
SGC SVS graphic card
shp shaft horsepower
SI selective interrogation
surveillance identifier
SIA signal interface adapter
SIC second in command
SID standard instrument departure
SIF selective identification feature
SIG signal
SIGMET significant meteorology (information) (observation)

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S
SIM subscriber identity module
SIMP simplex
SIMULCOM LINE simultaneous communication line
SIN sine
SITA/AVICOM Communications data link system (Europe)
SKP skip
SL sea level
SLC secondary logic card
SLD super-cooled large droplet
SLS side-lobe suppression
SLTO sea level takeoff
SLV slave
SMC system management and communication
SMKG smoking
SMPTE Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
SMS surface management system
SMT servo mounting tray
servo mount
SNAS satellite navigation augmentation system
SNMP simple network management protocol
SNSR sensor
SOL solenoid
SOP standard operating procedure
SOS silicon on sapphire
SOV shutoff valve
SOVS shutoff valves
SP speed
SPC secondary power center
stall protection computer
SPD speed
SPDA secondary power distribution assembly
SPDT single-pole double-throw
SPEC specification
SPI serial peripheral interface
SPKR speaker
SPLR(s), SPRS spoiler(s)

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S
SPLRON spoileron
SPM, spm stroke per minute
SPO supporting proficiency objective
SPOST system power-on self-test
SPPR single-point pressure refueling
SPR single-point refueling
SPS stall protection system
SQ squelch
SR soft ride
SRC source
SRD software requirements document
SRM Structural Repair Manual
SRN short range navigation
SRS system requirement specification
SRT satellite receiver transmitter
SRU shop replaceable unit
SSB single sideband
SSCM spoilers and stabilizer control module
SSCU spoiler and stabilizer control unit
SSCVR solid-state cockpit voice recorder (prefer CVR)
SSD solid-state disk
SSE static source error
SSEC static source error correction
SSFDR solid-state flight data recorder
SSM servo switching module
sign status matrix
sign/status matrix (ARINC)
System Schematic Manual
SSP system signal processor
SSPC solid-state power contactors
solid-state power controller
SSR secondary surveillance radar
SSU subsequent signal unit
SSV solenoid selector valve
steering selector valve
ST sidetone

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S
STA station
status
STA EL station elevation
STAB stabilization
stabilizer
STAB AUG stability augmentation
STAR standard terminal arrival route
STAT status
STBY standby
STC sensitivity time control
service tie contactor
Supplementary Type Certificate
STD standard
STN station
STO store
STP steep
SUA special use airspace
Subs subsequent
SUM, SUMRY summary
SUPPL supply
SV servovalve
SVGA super video graphic adapter
SVL servo linear (actuator)
SVM synthetic vision module
SVO servo
SVS synthetic vision system
SVT synthetic vision technology
SW software
SW, SWT switch
SW(s) switches
SWC stall warning computer
SXTK selected crosstrack
SYN, SYNC synchronization
synchronize(d)
synchronous
SYS CTRL system control
SYS, SYST system

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T
T third
tilt
T/M torque motor
T/O, TO takeoff
T/R thrust reverse(r)
T&S turn & slip indicator
T2 fan inlet temperature
T20 total air temperature
T2C compressor inlet temperature
T30 HP compressor delivery temperature
TA traffic advisory
traffic alert
TAAD terrain awareness alerting and display
terrain/obstacle awareness alerting and display
TACAN tactical air navigation system
TAD terrain awareness display
TAF terminal area forecasts
TAI thermal anti-ice
tamb air ambient temperature
TAS true airspeed
TAT total air temperature
TAV trim air valve
TAWS terrain avoidance warning system
terrain awareness and warning system
terrain awareness warning system
TAWSA TAWS application
TB terminal block
TBA to be advised
TBC to be confirmed
TBD to be determined
TBO time between overhauls
TC Transport Canada (DOT)
TCAS traffic alert and collision avoidance system
TCF terrain clearance floor
TCM Training Control Manual
TCS touch control steering

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T
TCTA tie current transformer assembly
TCV temperature control valve
TD time delay
traffic display
TDC top dead center
TDM time division multiplex
TDMA time division multiplex access
TDR transponder
TE trailing edge
TEMP temperature
TER tertiary
TERM terminal
TERR terrain
TET turbine entry temperature
TFC traffic
TFR temporary flight restriction
TGB transfer gearbox
TGL temporary guidance leaflet
TGT target
turbine gas temperature
THC temperature control thermostat
TIM time
TK track angle
turn knob
TKE track angle error
TLA throttle lever angle
TLC TRU line contactor
TLMC time limits/maintenance checks
Time Limits/Maintenance Checks manual
TM terminal module
torque motor
TMAF thrust mode arbitration function
TMC thrust management computer
TMS thermal management system
TMT temperature
TMU total vertical error monitoring unit
TO, T/O takeoff

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T
TOC takeoff configuration
top of climb
TOD top of descent
TOGA takeoff/go-around
takeoff, go-around
TOL tolerance
TOLD takeoff/landing data
TP test point
TPM TAWS processing module
TPMA terrain processing module application
TPO terminal proficiency objective
TPR transponder
TPS terrain processing system
TPSA terrain processing system application
TQA throttle quadrant assembly
TR temporary revision
thrust reverser
TR, T/R, TRev thrust reverser
TRA throttle resolver angle
throttle RVDT (resolver) angle
TRB, TURB turbulence
TRE TCAS II directional antenna
TRK track
TRM trim
TRU transformer rectifier unit
True North
TSO technical standard order
TSS traffic surveillance system
TSSA traffic surveillance system application
TST test
Tt total temperature
TTC TRU transfer contactor
TTFF time to first fix
TTG Technical Training Guide
time-to-go
TTL transistor-transistor logic
TTO total inlet temperature (sta. 0)

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T
TTR TCAS II transmitter receiver
TU tank unit
TURB turbulence
TVE total vertical error
TWIP terminal weather information for pilots
TWR turbulence weather radar
TX transmit
TXFR transfer

U
U.S. United States
U/S unserviceable
UART universal asynchronous receiver transmitter
UBC utility bus contactor
UC user comment
UD upper sideband data
UF underfrequency
uplink format
UHF ultrahigh frequency
ULB underwater locating beacon
ULD underwater locating device
UMT universal mounting tray
UNLKD unlocked
UNSCHD unscheduled
UOS unless otherwise specified
UPLK uplock
USA United States of America
USART universal synchronous/asynchronous receiver/transmitter
USB universal serial bus
upper sideband
USG, U.S. gal United States gallon
USIM universal subscriber identity module
USPD underspeed
USTB unstabilized
UTC universal time coordinated
UTIL utility

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U
UV upper sideband voice

V
V velocity
volt(s)
V-speed velocity speed
V/S, VS vertical speed
V1 takeoff decision speed (formerly denoted as critical engine
failure speed)
V1MBE maximum V1 for brake energy
V1MCG minimum V1 limited by control on the ground
V2 reference airspeed
takeoff safety speed
VA maneuvering speed
VA volt-ampere(s)
VAC approach climb speed
VAC volts alternating current
VAFN variable-area fan nozzle
VAL valid
vertical alert limit
VALT VNAV altitude hold
VALTS VNAV altitude select
VALTV VNAV FMS altitude
VANG vertical angle
VAPP VREF plus wind/gust factor
VAPP, VORAPR VOR approach
VAR variable, variation
VASEL vertical altitude select
VB design speed for maximum gust intensity
VBS vertical beam sensor
VCLB VNAV climb
VCT virtual machine configuration table
VDC voltage direct current
volts direct current
VCO voice callout
VDES VNAV descent
VDEV vertical deviation

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V
VDL VHF data link
VDOP vertical dilution of precision
VDP visual descent point
VDT virtual machine configuration table
VEF critical engine failure speed
VENTS ventilated temperature sensor
VERT vertical
VFE, VFE maximum airspeed with flaps extended
VFG variable frequency generator
VFLCH, VFLC vertical flight level change
VFR visual flight rules
VFRI flap retraction speed
VFTO final takeoff climb speed
VG variable geometry
vertical gyro
VGD variable geometry diffuser
VGP VNAV glide path
VGV variable geometry stator vane
variable geometry vanes
variable guide vanes
VHF very high frequency
VHF communications transceiver
VHF NAV VHF navigation
VHS very high speed
VHSIC very high speed integrated circuit
VIAS/MACH VNAV indicated airspeed/Mach
VIB vibration
VIGV variable inlet guide vane
VIR VHF navigation receiver
VL virtual link
VLE, VLE maximum landing gear extended speed
VLF very low frequency
VLF/Omega navigation receiver
VLO, VLO maximum landing gear operating speed
VLOF liftoff speed
VLSI very large scale integrated circuit
VLV valve

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V
VM virtual machine
virtual memory
VMC visual meteorological conditions
VMCA minimum control speed in air
VMCG minimum control speed on ground
VMCL minimum control speed during landing approach
Vmm, VMM minimum maneuver speed
VMO, Vmo, VMO maximum operating limit speed
velocity, maximum operating
VN, VNAV vertical navigation
VNCC vertical navigation computer controller
VNOC vertical navigation on course
Vol, VOL volume
VOR VHF omnidirectional radio
very high frequency omnidirectional range
VORTAC co-located VOR and TACAN stations
combined VOR and TACAN stations
VPATH vertical path
VNAV path
VPITCH VNAV pitch
VPLWAAS vertical protection level for WAAS
VR voice recognition
VR, VR takeoff rotate reference airspeed
takeoff rotation speed
VREF, VREF reference velocity (landing approach speed)
VS stalling speed
VS, V/S vertical speed
VS0 stalling speed in the landing configuration
VS1 stalling speed in the appropriate flap configuration
VSD vertical situation display
VSI vertical speed indicator
VSPD V-speed
VSS vertical stabilizer station
VSV variable stator vane
VSWR voltage standing-wave ratio
VT target speed reference
VTA vertical track alert

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V
VTF vector-to-final
VTK vertical track, vertical track distance
VVI vertical velocity indicator
VWPT vertical waypoint

W
W warning
watt
W/C wind component
W/L water line, wing level
W/S windshear, windshield
W/W wheel well
WA air mass flow
WAAS wide area augmentation system
WAI wing anti-ice
WAITS wing anti-ice temperature sensor
WAIV wing anti-ice valve
WARN warning
WB wide bandwidth
WBT web-based training
WD wind direction
WF, WF weight of fuel
WGS world geodetic system
WGT weight
WHLS wheels
WHT white
WIND window
WKN well-known name
WKS well-known service
WL, W/L waterline
wings level
WM Wiring Manual
windows manager
WMM world magnetic models
WOFFW weight off wheels
WOFW weight off wheel

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W
WOW weight on wheels
WP working paper
wps words per second
WPT waypoint
WR weather radar
WRN warning
WRP wing reference panel
wing reference plane
WRS weather radar system
WS second segment limited weight
wheel speed
windshear
wing station
WSA web server application
WSHLD, W/S windshield
WSHR windshear
WSP word sequence position
WSU wheel spin-up
WT weight
WTC windshield temperature controller
WX weather
weather radar
WX+T weather and turbulence
WXP weather radar panel
WXPD weather radar picture data bus
WXR weather radar
WYPT waypoint
WYPT ALT waypoint altitude

X
X crosstransfer
XBLEED crossbleed
XCVR transceiver
XDCR transducer
transducer current
XDUCER transducer
XFEED crossfeed

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X
XFER, XFR transfer
XFLOW crossflow
XFMR transformer
XMT, XMIT transmit
XMTR transmitter
XPDR, XPNDR transponder
XSIDE cross-side
XTALK crosstalk
XTK crosstrack
XWC crosswind component

Y
YD, Y/D yaw damper
YDS yaw damper system
YFCU yaw feel control unit
YFIB yaw force interface box

Z
Z zulu time
ZFW zero fuel weight
ZULU universal coordinated time

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Units of Measure
Metric Prefixes
G giga (10 to the power of 9)
M mega (10 to the power of 6)
k kilo (10 to the power of 3)
d deci (10 to the power of -1)
c centi (10 to the power of -2)
m milli (10 to the power of -3)
µ micro (10 to the power of -6)
n nano (10 to the power of -9)
p pico (10 to the power of -12)

Fluid
gal gallon
l or L liter
ml or mL milliliter
qt quart

Weight
g gram (for weight or mass)
kg kilogram
mg milligram
oz ounce
lb pound

Distance/Length
cm centimeter
ft foot
in. inch
km kilometer
m meter
mi mile
mm millimeter
yd yard

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Units of Measure (Cont)


Volume
cm3, CC cubic centimeter
ft3 or cu.ft cubic foot
in3 or cu.in. cubic inch
3
mm cubic millimeter
m3 cubic meter

Electrical
A ampere
F farad
kV kilovolt
kVA kilovolt-ampere
kW kilowatt
mF millifarad
mV millivolt
mV multivolt
M megohm
pF picofarad
V volt
VA volt-ampere
 ohm
W watt
µF microfarad

Frequency
Hz hertz
kHz kilohertz
MHz megahertz

Torque
kgf m kilogram force meter
Nm or N·m Newton meter
lb-ft pound-foot
lbf ft pound-force foot

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Units of Measure (Cont)


Energy/Work
gf gram-force
J Joule
kgf kilogram-force

Pressure
kPa kilopascal
Pa pascal
psi pounds per square inch

Temperature
°C degrees Celsius (not Centigrade)
°F degrees Fahrenheit
K Kelvin

Speed
km/h kilometer per hour
kt knot
m/sec meters per second
mph miles per hour

Time
d day
mo month
y year
s or sec second
min minute
h or hr hour

Miscellaneous
G gravitational force
1VS 1st-stage variable stator
 Delta
P (Delta P) differential pressure

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Technical Reports and Memorandums


(RXX = REPORTS, MXX = MEMORANDUM)
RAA Aerodynamics and Performance Report
RAC Controls, Mechanical, Hydraulics, Pneumatics & Cargo Systems
RAD Aircraft Type Specification
RAE Electrical/Avionics
RAF Finish
RAG Aircraft Flight and Ground Test
RAH Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, De-Icing, Anti-Icing &
Pressurization
RAI Instrumentation
RAJ Experimental Laboratory Test
RAK Administration Reports
RAL Engineering Configuration Statement
RAM Materials & Processes
RAN Master Lines and Dimensions and Lofting
RAO Design Philosophy and Certification Coordination
RAP Power Plant
RAQ Equipment, Furnishings and Oxygen Systems
RAR Radio, Radar and Electronics
RAS Stress and Structures
RAT Structural Test
RAU Dynamics
RAV Airframe
RAW Weight and Balance
RAY Thermodynamics
RAZ Miscellaneous
RBC Automatic Computing
RBD Product Support, Engineering Cognizance
RBQ Qualification Reports
RBR Reliability, Maintainability, Safety, Value Analysis
RBS Systems Engineering
RBT Technology Development
RBU Ground Support Equipment
RCM Composite Materials
RFT Functional Test

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RQK Quality Reports

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