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


perms
abbreviation: permission

pers
abbreviation: personnel

PFC
abbreviation: Porous Friction Courses (runway pavement toppings or layers)

PG
abbreviation: Spratly Islands (islands in S China Sea W of Palawan claimed by China, Phillipines, Malaysia and Vietnam)

PIREP
abbreviation: Pilot Report (usually of meteorological conditions observed in flight

PJE
abbreviation: Parachutting Activities/Exercises

PK
abbreviation: Pakistan (nation on Arabian Sea bordered by Afghanistan, China, India and Iran)

PL
abbreviation: Poland (E Europe nation on S shore of Baltic Sea bordered by Kaliningrad Oblast, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Germany)

PLA
abbreviation: Practice low approach

pln
abbreviation: plan

PM
abbreviation: Panama (Central America nation on Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean bordered by Costa Rica and Columbia)

PM
abbreviation: or pm Post meridiem, noon til midnight

PMRF
abbreviation: Pacific Missile Range Facility

PMSV
abbreviation: Pilot-to-Metro Service

PN
abbreviation: prior notice

PNR
abbreviation: point of no return, also, prior notice required

PO
abbreviation: Portugal (W Europe nation on N Atlantic Ocean bordered N and E by Spain)

POB
abbreviation: persons on board

POL
abbreviation: Petrol, Oils and Lubricants

POMAR
abbreviation: Position Operational Meteorological Aircraft Report

POMOLA
abbreviation: Poor Mans Optical Landiing System

posn
abbreviation: position

PP
abbreviation: Papua New Guinea (E half of island on Bismark, Solomon, and Coral Seas)

PPI
abbreviation: Plan Position Indicator

PPR
abbreviation: Prior Permission Required

pps
abbreviation: pulse per second (see also prr)

PR
abbreviation: Puerto Rico [postal code] (US island territory in NE Caribbean between Dominican Republic and Virgin Islands)

PRA
abbreviation: Precision Radar Approach (Instrument Approach Procedures Idenficiation only)

prcht
abbreviation: parachute

precip
abbreviation: precipitation

pref
abbreviation: prefer

PRESAIR
abbreviation: Air Compressors

prev
abbreviation: previous

prim
abbreviation: primary

prk
abbreviation: park

pro
abbreviation: procedure

pro tn
abbreviation: procedure turn

prob
abbreviation: probable

proh
abbreviation: prohibited

prov
abbreviation: provisional

ps
abbreviation: plus

PS
abbreviation: Republic of Palau (Largest of USA Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands approx 675nm SW of Guam)

psia
abbreviation: pounds per square inch Ambient

psig
abbreviation: pounds per square inch Gage

psnl
abbreviation: personal

PSP
abbreviation: Pierced Steel Planking (expeditionary/temporary Runwway sections)

pt
abbreviation: point

ptcp
abbreviation: participate

PTD
abbreviation: Pilot to Dispatcher

PTS
abbreviation: Polar Track Structure

PU
abbreviation: Guinea-Bissau (W Africa nation on Atlantic Ocean between Senegal and Guinea)

pub
abbreviation: publication

publ
abbreviation: publish

PV
abbreviation: prevailing visibility

PVASI
abbreviation: Pulsating Visual Approach Slope Indicator

pvt
abbreviation: private

PW
abbreviation: Palau Islands (USA western Pacific Trust Territory) see also PS

pwr
abbreviation: power

QA
abbreviation: Qatar (Middle Eaast peninsular nation on Persian Gulf bordered by Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates)

QC
abbreviation: Quebec (Canada provence N of NE US and E of Hudson Bay and ON)

QFE
abbreviation: Altimeter Setting above station

QNE
abbreviation: Altimeter setting of 29.92 inches which provides height above standard datum plane (also know as pressure altitude)

QNH
abbreviation: Altimeter setting which provides height above mean sea level

qrtrs
abbreviation: quarters

quad
abbreviation: quadrant

RA
abbreviation: Radio Altimeter setting height

RACON
abbreviation: Radar Beacon

RAF
abbreviation: Royal Air Force

RAI
abbreviation: runway alignment indicator

RAIL
abbreviation: Runway Alignment Indicator Lights

RAIZ
abbreviation: Automated Area Information Responders

RAMCC
abbreviation: Regional Air Movement Control Center

RAOB
abbreviation: Radiosonde observation

RAPCON
abbreviation: Radar Approach Control (USAF)

RATCF
abbreviation: Radar Air Traffic Control Facility (Navy)

RB
abbreviation: Rescue Boat

RBn
abbreviation: Radio Beacon

RBS
abbreviation: Radar Bomb Scoring

RCA
abbreviation: reach cruise altitude

RCAG
abbreviation: Remote Center Air to Ground Facility

RCC
abbreviation: Rescue Coordination Center

RCF
abbreviation: Radar Control Facility (USAF)

RCL
abbreviation: runway centerline

RCLS
abbreviation: Runway Centerline Light System

RCO
abbreviation: Remote Communications Outlet

rcpt
abbreviation: reception

RCR
abbreviation: Runway Condition Reading

rcv
abbreviation: receive

rcve
abbreviation: receiver

rdo
abbreviation: radio

RE
abbreviation: Reunion (French island group in the Indian Ocean approx 500nm E of Madagascar)

recog
abbreviation: recognition

reconst
abbreviation: reconstruct

ref
abbreviation: reference

reful
abbreviation: refueling

reg
abbreviation: regulation, also, regular

REIL
abbreviation: Runway End Identificatier Lights

rel
abbreviation: reliable

relctd
abbreviation: relocated

REP
abbreviation: Reporting Point