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


DAFIF
abbreviation: Digital Aeronautical Flight Information File

daylt
abbreviation: daylight

db
abbreviation: decibel (sound intensity measurement)

DC
abbreviation: District of Columbia (federal district containing capitol of USA between MD & VA)

DC
abbreviation: Direct Current (electricity produced by batteries)

dckg
abbreviation: decking

dct
abbreviation: direct

DE
abbreviation: Delaware (ConUS eastern state)

Dec
abbreviation: December

DECCA
abbreviation: Decca navigator (long range)

decom
abbreviation: decommission

deg
abbreviation: degree

del
abbreviation: delivery

DEMIZ
abbreviation: DEW East Military Identification Zone

DENEB
abbreviation: fog dispersal operations

dep
abbreviation: depart, departure

DEP CON
abbreviation: departure control

DER
abbreviation: Departure End of Runway

destn
abbreviation: destination

DEW
abbreviation: Distant Early Warning (of approaching aircraft)

DF
abbreviation: Direction Finder (of electronic/electromagnetic emission)

DFTI
abbreviation: distance from touchdown indicator

dgr
abbreviation: danger

DH
abbreviation: Decision Height (of instrument approach)

direc
abbreviation: directional

disc
abbreviation: discontinue

dist
abbreviation: district, distance

div
abbreviation: division

DJ
abbreviation: Djibouti (Africa nation between Red Sea and Gulf of Aden)

DL
abbreviation: Direct Line to FSS

dlt
abbreviation: delete

dly
abbreviation: daily or delay

DM
abbreviation: Double Master (Loran Stations)

DND
abbreviation: Department of National Defence (Canada)

dng
abbreviation: danger

DO
abbreviation: Dominica (Island nation in eastern Caribbean)

DoD or DOD
abbreviation: Department of Defense

dpth
abbreviation: depth

DR
abbreviation: Dominican Republic (Caribbean nation sharing large island with Haiti)

DR
abbreviation: Dead Reckoning

drct
abbreviation: direct

DS
abbreviation: Double Slave (Loran Stations)

DSB
abbreviation: Double Sideband (radio communication)

DSN
abbreviation: Defense Switch Network (DOD telephone network/system)

dsplc
abbreviation: displace

DT
abbreviation: Daylight Saving Time

DTAM
abbreviation: descend to and maintaiN

DTU
abbreviation: Data Transfer Unit

dupe
abbreviation: duplication

dur
abbreviation: duration, also, during

DVFR
abbreviation: Defense Visual Flight Rule

DVOR
abbreviation: Doppler VOR

ea
abbreviation: each

EAF
abbreviation: Expeditionary Airfield

EAT
abbreviation: Expected Approach Time

Ebnd
abbreviation: Eastbound

EC
abbreviation: Ecuador (equatorial Soth America nation on Pacific Ocean)

ECM
abbreviation: Electronic Counter Measures

ECN
abbreviation: Enroute Change Notice

EDCT
abbreviation: expcted departure clearance time

EET
abbreviation: estimated elapsed time

EFC
abbreviation: Expect Further Clearance

eff
abbreviation: effect

EFIS
abbreviation: Electronic Flight Information System

EG
abbreviation: Egypt (Africa nation on eastern Med)

EHF
abbreviation: extremely high frequency (30,000 to 300,000 MHz)

EI
abbreviation: Ireland (Island shared by Irish Republic and UK in NE Atlantic)

EK
abbreviation: Equatorial Guinea (W Africa nation comprising an island and larger mainland province [Rio Muni])

elev
abbreviation: elevation

ELT
abbreviation: Emergency Locator Transmitter

em
abbreviation: emission (electromagnetic/electronic)

Emerg
abbreviation: emergency

EN
abbreviation: Estonia (Baltic nation S of Gulf of Finland)

eng
abbreviation: engine

enrt
abbreviation: enroute

EOBT
abbreviation: estimated off-clock time

EOR
abbreviation: End of Runway

EPD
abbreviation: Earliest Practicable Date

EPI
abbreviation: Expanded Position Indicator

eqpt
abbreviation: equipment

ER
abbreviation: Eritrea (African nation at S end of Red Sea)

ERDA
abbreviation: Energy Research and Development Administration

ES
abbreviation: El Salvador (Central America nation on Pacific Ocean between GT and NU)

est
abbreviation: estimate

estab
abbreviation: establish

ET
abbreviation: Ethiopia (E Aftric nation bordered by ER, DJ, Somalia. Kenya & Sudan)

ETA
abbreviation: Estimated Time of Arrival

ETD
abbreviation: Estimated Timeof Departure

ETE
abbreviation: Estimated Time Enroute

ETO
abbreviation: estimated time over significant point/location

ETS
abbreviation: European Telephone System

EU
abbreviation: Europa Island (French island between Mozambique and Madagascar)

EUCARF
abbreviation: European Control Altitude Reservation Function

Eur
abbreviation: Europe, also, Eureka

EUR
abbreviation: European (ICAO Region)

ev
abbreviation: every

evac
abbreviation: evacuate

exc
abbreviation: except

excld
abbreviation: exclude

exer
abbreviation: exercise