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APS Charts - Aeronautical Abbreviations and Acronyms
Category: Travel and Transportation > Aeronautics
Date & country: 11/09/2007, USA
Words: 1447


BY
abbreviation: Burundi (Africa nation on N shore of Lake Tanganyika)

byd
abbreviation: beyond

BZ
abbreviation: Buffer Zone

CA
abbreviation: California (ConUS southwest state)

CAT
abbreviation: Clear Air Turbulence

CAVU
abbreviation: Ceiling and Visibility Unlimited

CB
abbreviation: Crash Boat

CCW
abbreviation: or cntclkws counterclockwis

CD
abbreviation: Chad (Central N Africa nation)

CE
abbreviation: Sri Lanka (Island nation S of India)

ceil
abbreviation: ceiling

CERAP
abbreviation: Center Radar Approach Control

CF
abbreviation: Lower Zaire (formerly Congo)

cfm
abbreviation: confirm

CFMU
abbreviation: Central Flow Management Unit

CG
abbreviation: Democratic Republic of the Congo (equatorial Africa nation on Atlantic Ocean); also, Center of Gravity

CGAF
abbreviation: Coast Guard Air Facility

CGAS
abbreviation: Coast Guard Air Station

CH
abbreviation: China; see also blo

CH
abbreviation: or chan channel (radio frequency)

CHAPI
abbreviation: Chase Helicopter Approach Path Indicaator

chg
abbreviation: change

cht
abbreviation: chart

CI
abbreviation: Chile (South America nation on S Pacific Ocean)

cir
abbreviation: circle, circling

CIRVIS
abbreviation: Communications Instructions Reporting Vital Intelligence Sightings

CIS
abbreviation: Commonwealth of Independent States (eurasian, largest nation formerly USSR or Soviet Union)

CIT
abbreviation: near or over large towns

civ
abbreviation: civil, civilian

CJ
abbreviation: Cayman Islands (UK islands S of central CU, WNW of JM)

ck
abbreviation: check

CK
abbreviation: Cocos (Keeling) Island (AS islands in eastern Indian Ocean S/SW Java

cl
abbreviation: class

CL
abbreviation: Centerline Lighting System

clbr
abbreviation: calibration

clnc
abbreviation: clearance

CLNC DEL
abbreviation: clearance delivery

CLR
abbreviation: Clear

clsd
abbreviation: closed

CM
abbreviation: Cameroon (Africa nation near equator on Gulf of Gunea)

CMNPS
abbreviation: Canadian Minimum Navigation Performance Specifications Airspace (N Atlantic arsp)

cmsn
abbreviation: commission

CN
abbreviation: Comoros (islands nation between N MA and Africa)

CNATRA
abbreviation: Chief of Naval Air Training

cnl
abbreviation: cancel

CNO
abbreviation: Chief of Naval Operations

cns
abbreviation: continuous

cntclkws or CCW
abbreviation: counterclockwise

cntr
abbreviation: center

CO
abbreviation: Columbia, also, Commanding Officer

CO
abbreviation: Colorado (ConUS western state)

com
abbreviation: communication

comd
abbreviation: command

Comdr
abbreviation: Commander

comdt
abbreviation: commandant

coml
abbreviation: commercial

comp
abbreviation: complete

compul
abbreviation: compulsory

comsn
abbreviation: commission

CON
abbreviation: Control (voice call), Consol, Consolan

ConUS or CONUS
abbreviation: Contiguous United States (formerly Continential United States; in AK the 'lower 48' states)

convl
abbreviation: conventional

coord
abbreviation: coordinate

COP
abbreviation: change over point

copter
abbreviation: helicopter

corr
abbreviation: correct

cov
abbreviation: cover

crdr
abbreviation: corridor

croa
abbreviation: cross

CRP
abbreviation: Compulsory Reporting Point

crs
abbreviation: course

CRT
abbreviation: Cathode Ray Tube

CS
abbreviation: Costa Rica (Central America nation between PM & NU)

CS
abbreviation: call sign; also, communication station

CSA
abbreviation: Caribbean and South America (or Latin America)

cstl
abbreviation: coastal or coastline

CSTMS
abbreviation: Customs

CStn
abbreviation: Commercial Station

CT
abbreviation: Central African Republic (bordered by CD, Sudan, Zaire, CF and CM)

CT
abbreviation: Connecticut (ConUS northeast state)

CTA
abbreviation: Control Area

CTAF
abbreviation: Common Traffic Advisory Frequency

CTAM
abbreviation: climb to and maintain

ctc
abbreviation: contact

ctl
abbreviation: control

CTLZ
abbreviation: Control Zone

ctn
abbreviation: caution

CU
abbreviation: Cuba (Caribbean island nation S & SE of FL)

CV
abbreviation: Cape Verde (Atlantic islands nation W of Senegal & Mauritania)

CVFP
abbreviation: Charted Visual Flight Procedure

CVFR
abbreviation: Controlled Visual Flight Rules

CW
abbreviation: Cook Island (now Kiritimati nee Christmas Island part of Kiribati central Pacific island nation)

CW
abbreviation: Clockwise; also, Contiuous Wave (radio); also, Carrier Wave (radio)

CWA
abbreviation: Center Weather Advisory

CWT
abbreviation: hundredweight

cwy
abbreviation: clearway

CY
abbreviation: Cyprus (large island in eastern Med jointly occupied and claimed by Greece and Turkey)

CZ
abbreviation: Czechoslovakia (E Europe nation now divided into independent Czech and Slovak republics)

DA
abbreviation: Denmark (peninsula & islands nation between N Sea and Baltic Sea)

DA
abbreviation: Decision Altitude