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


repl
abbreviation: replace

reps
abbreviation: repairs

req
abbreviation: request

RFP
abbreviation: Replacement Flight Plan, also, Request For Proposal

rg
abbreviation: range (see also rng below)

Rgn
abbreviation: Region

rgt
abbreviation: right

RI
abbreviation: Rhode Island (ConUS northeast state)

rlgd
abbreviation: realigned

RM
abbreviation: Republic of the Marshall Islands (W Pacific islands nation straddling 10N between Hawaii and Guam)

rmk
abbreviation: remark

RNAV
abbreviation: Area Navigation

rng
abbreviation: range, also, radio range

RNP
abbreviation: Required Navigation Performance

RO
abbreviation: Romania (E Europe nation bordered by Ukraine, Molddova, Ukraine, Black Sea, Yugoslavia and Hungary)

ROC
abbreviation: rate of climb

ROFOR
abbreviation: Route Forecast (in international MET figure code)

RON
abbreviation: Remain Overnight

Rot Lt or Bcn
abbreviation: Rotating Light or Beacon

RP
abbreviation: Republic of the Phillipines (islands nation between S China Sea and Phillipine Sea; also between Taiwan and Indonesia)

RPI
abbreviation: Runway Point of Intercept

rpt
abbreviation: repeat, also, repeat

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

rqr
abbreviation: require

RR
abbreviation: Railroad

RRL
abbreviation: Runway Remaining Lights

RRP
abbreviation: Runway Reference Point

RS
abbreviation: Russia (largest of the CIS bordered by the Arctic Ocean, Chukchi and Bering Seas, NW Pacific, Okhotsk & Japan Seas, Asia, Middle East. Eastern Europe and Scandanavia

RSC
abbreviation: Rescue Sub-Center

RSDU
abbreviation: Radar Storm Detection Unit

RSP
abbreviation: Responder (beacon)

RSR
abbreviation: Route Surveillance Radar

rstd
abbreviation: restricted

RTB
abbreviation: Return to Base

rte
abbreviation: route

RTG
abbreviation: radio telegrph

RTR
abbreviation: Remote Transmitter Receiver

RTT
abbreviation: radio teletypewriter

ruf
abbreviation: rough

rufness
abbreviation: roughness

RV
abbreviation: Rescue Vessel

RVR
abbreviation: Runway Visual Range

RW
abbreviation: Rwanda (small S Africa nation bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Zaire)

rwy
abbreviation: runway

SA
abbreviation: Saudi Arabia (Middle East nation between Persian Gulf and Red Sea bordered by Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman and Yemen)

SAFE-BAR
abbreviation: Safeland Barrier

SALS
abbreviation: Short Approach Lighting System

SALSF
abbreviation: SALS with Sequenced Flasher (or 'rabbit')

SAM
abbreviation: South American (ICAO Region)

san
abbreviation: sanitary

SAR
abbreviation: Search and Rescue, also, Special Administrative Region

SARA
abbreviation: Search and Rescue Aid

SARPS
abbreviation: Standards and Recommended Practices

Sat
abbreviation: Saturday

satfy
abbreviation: satisfactory

SAVASI
abbreviation: Simplified Abbreviated Visual Approach Slope Indicator

SAWRS
abbreviation: Supplemental Aviation Weather Reporting Station

SBA
abbreviation: Standard Beam Approach

Sbnd
abbreviation: Southbound

sby
abbreviation: standby

SC
abbreviation: St Christopher and Nevis (islands nation in NE Caribbean leeward island chain)

SC
abbreviation: South Carolina (ConUS southeast state)

SCATANA
abbreviation: Security Control of Air Traffic and Air Navigational Aids

Sched
abbreviation: scheduled services

SCT
abbreviation: Scattered (clouds)

sctr
abbreviation: sector

SD
abbreviation: South Dakota (ConUS north central state)

SDF
abbreviation: Simplified Directional Facility

SE
abbreviation: Seychelles (almost 100 islands nation in W Indian Ocean ranging approx 175nm to 550nm NNE od Madagascar)

SE
abbreviation: southeast

sec
abbreviation: second, also, section

secd
abbreviation: secondary

seg
abbreviation: segment

SELCAL
abbreviation: Selective Calling System

SEng
abbreviation: Single Engine

Sep
abbreviation: September

sepn
abbreviation: seraration

SES
abbreviation: Senior Executive Service

SF
abbreviation: South Africa (most southerly Africa nation between Indian and Atlantic Oceans bordered by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Swaziland; and within its borders: Stellaland, Gazankulu and Lesotho)

SFA
abbreviation: Single Frequency Approach

sfc
abbreviation: surface

SFL
abbreviation: Sequence Flashing Lights

SG
abbreviation: Senegal (W Africa nation on Atlantic Ocean bordered by Mauritania, Mali, Guinea and Guinea Bissau and containing Gambia on 3 sides)

sgl
abbreviation: signal

SH
abbreviation: St Helena (UK island in the S Atlantic approx 1900nm W of Angola)

SHAPE
abbreviation: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers of Europe

SHF
abbreviation: Super High Frequency (3000 to 30,000 mHz)

SI
abbreviation: Slovenia (E European nation at NE end of Adriatic Sea bordered by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy)

SIAP
abbreviation: Standard Instrument Approach Procedure

SID
abbreviation: Standard Instrument Departure

SIF
abbreviation: Selective Identification Feature

simul
abbreviation: simultaneously

SIZ
abbreviation: Security Indentification Zone

SK
abbreviation: Saskatchewan (Canada central prairie province)

sked
abbreviation: schedule

SL
abbreviation: Sierra Leone (W Africa nation on Atlantic Ocean bordered by Guinea and Liberia)

SM
abbreviation: statute miles

SMC
abbreviation: surface movement control

SN
abbreviation: Singapore (island nation at S end of Thai-Malay peninsula between Strait of Malacca and S China Sea)

SO
abbreviation: Somalia (E Africa nation or 'horn' of Africa between Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean bordered by Kenya, Ethiopia and Djibouti on the West)