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


exp
abbreviation: expect

ext
abbreviation: extent

extn
abbreviation: extension, also, extend

extv
abbreviation: extensive

FA
abbreviation: Falkland Islands (British S Atlantic islands 300+ mi E of AR

FAA
abbreviation: Federal Aviation Administration (USA)

fac
abbreviation: facility

FACSFAC
abbreviation: Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility

FAF
abbreviation: Final Approach Fix

FAR
abbreviation: Federal Air Regulations

FARP
abbreviation: Forward Arming and Refueling Point

FAS
abbreviation: Final Approach Speed

FAWS
abbreviation: Flight Advisory Weather Service

fax
abbreviation: facsimile

FBAA
abbreviation: Flying Boat Alighting Area

FBO
abbreviation: Fixed Base Operator

FBW
abbreviation: Fly by Wire

FCC
abbreviation: Flight Control Center

FCG
abbreviation: Foreign Clearance Guide

FCLP
abbreviation: field carrier landing practice

fcst
abbreviation: forecast

Feb
abbreviation: February

FG
abbreviation: French Guiana (French possession on NE coast of South America between Suriname and Brazil)

FI
abbreviation: Finland (Easternmost Scandinavian nation bordering Russia)

FIC
abbreviation: Flight Information Center

FIFOR
abbreviation: Flight Forecast (in international MET figures)

FIH
abbreviation: Flight Information Handbook

FIR
abbreviation: Flight Information Region

FIS
abbreviation: Flight Information Service

FJ
abbreviation: Fiji (SW Pacific island nation 1200+ mi N of NZ)

FL
abbreviation: Florida (ConUS southeast state), also, flight level

fld
abbreviation: field

flg
abbreviation: flashing

FLIP
abbreviation: Flight Information Publication

flr
abbreviation: flare

flt
abbreviation: flight

FLT
abbreviation: CON Flight Control

fltck
abbreviation: flight check

fluc
abbreviation: fluctuate

flw
abbreviation: follow

FM
abbreviation: Federated States of Micronesia (USA Western Pacific Trust Territory)

FMP
abbreviation: Flos Management Position

FMU
abbreviation: Flow Management Unit

FNA
abbreviation: final approach

FO
abbreviation: Faroe Islands (Danish islands between Iceland and

FOC
abbreviation: Flight Operations Center

FOD
abbreviation: Foreign Object Damage

fone
abbreviation: telephone

FP
abbreviation: French Polynesia (S Central Pacific Tuamotu Archipelago, Marquesas & Austral islands)

FPL
abbreviation: Flight Plan

fpm
abbreviation: feet per minute

FPO
abbreviation: Fleet Post Office

fqt
abbreviation: frequent

fr
abbreviation: from

FR
abbreviation: France (W Europe nation on N Atlantic ocean, Med & English Channel)

freq
abbreviation: frequency, also, frequent

frng
abbreviation: firing

FS
abbreviation: Flight Service

FSL
abbreviation: full stop landing

FSS
abbreviation: Flight Sergvice Station

fst
abbreviation: first

ft
abbreviation: foot

ftr
abbreviation: fighter

furn
abbreviation: furnish

GA
abbreviation: Gambia (W Africa nation on Atlantic Ocean bordered N. E & S by Senegal)

GA
abbreviation: Georgia (ConUS southeast state); also, Glide Angle

gal
abbreviation: gallon

GAT
abbreviation: General Air Traffic (Europe-Asia)

GB
abbreviation: Gabon (W Africa nation on Atlantic Ocean at equator)

GCA
abbreviation: Ground Controlled Approach (using Radar)

GCAS
abbreviation: Ground Collision Avoidance System

GCI
abbreviation: Gound Control Intercept

GCT
abbreviation: Greenwich Civil Time

gen
abbreviation: general

GG
abbreviation: Georgia (CIS nation on shore of Black Sea between Russia and Turkey, Armenia & Azerbaijan)

GH
abbreviation: Ghana (Africa nation between Ivory Coast and Togo on Gulf of Guinea)

GI
abbreviation: Gibralter (tiny UK nation at W end of Med

GJ
abbreviation: Grenada (Island nation at E end of Caribbean Sea)

GK
abbreviation: Guernsey (one of a group of UK islands on the S side of the English Channel)

GL
abbreviation: Greenland (Huge Danish arctic Island between Canada Islands and the Greenland Sea and Arctic and Atlantic Oceans)

gldr
abbreviation: glider

GM
abbreviation: Germany (central nation on Baltid and North Seas between W and E Europe)

GMT
abbreviation: Greenwich Mean Time (when not a figure of time)

gnd
abbreviation: ground

GND CON
abbreviation: Ground Control

gndck
abbreviation: ground check

gnry
abbreviation: gunnery

GO
abbreviation: Glorioso Island (SW Seychelles island in W Indian Ocean)

govt
abbreviation: government

GP
abbreviation: Guadeloupe (French islands in E Caribbean)

GP
abbreviation: Glide Path

Gp
abbreviation: Group

GPI
abbreviation: Ground Point of Intercept

GPS
abbreviation: Global Positioning System (satellite-based navigation)

GQ
abbreviation: Guam (USA Western Pacific Island DOD abbreviation)

GR
abbreviation: Greece (E Europe nation in E Med)

grad
abbreviation: gradient

grav
abbreviation: gravel

Griv
abbreviation: Grivation

GS
abbreviation: Glide Slope