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


TRSA
abbreviation: Teminal Radar Service Area [usually assocated with Class B airspace]

TS
abbreviation: Tunisia (N African nation on the Med bordered by Libya and Algeria)

TSA
abbreviation: Temporary Segregated Airspace

TT
abbreviation: teletype

TU
abbreviation: Turkey (Middle East nation at NE end of the Med bordered by the Black Sea, Georgia, Armenia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Mediterranean and Aegean Seas, Greece and Bulgaria)

Tue
abbreviation: Tuesday

turb
abbreviation: turbulence

TV
abbreviation: Tuvalu (W Pacific nation of atolls approx 1700nm E of New Guinea or 2320nm SE of Guam)

TV
abbreviation: Television

TW
abbreviation: Taiwan (Island nation approx 100nm off SE coast of China and approx 210nm N of the Phillipines)

twd
abbreviation: toward

TWX
abbreviation: Telegraphic
twy
abbreviation: taxiway

twyl
abbreviation: taxiway link

TX
abbreviation: Turkmenistan (CISA nation on eastern shore of Caspian Sea bordered by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Iran)

TX
abbreviation: Texas (ConUS south central state)

TZ
abbreviation: United Republic of Tanzania (Africa nation on western shore of Indian Ocean bordered by Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Lake Tanganyika, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda)

UACC
abbreviation: Upper Air Control Center (used outside US)

UAR
abbreviation: Upper Air Route

UC
abbreviation: under construction (for chart use only)

UCN
abbreviation: Urgent Change Notice

UDA
abbreviation: Upper Advisory Area

UDF
abbreviation: Ultra High Frequency Direction Finder

UFA
abbreviation: until further advised

UFN
abbreviation: unitil further notice

UG
abbreviation: Uganda (east central Africa nation bordered by Sudan, Kenya, Lake Victoria, Tanzania,Rwanda and Zaire)

UHF
abbreviation: Ultra High Frequency (300 to 3000 mHz)

UIC
abbreviation: Upper Information Center

UIR
abbreviation: Upper Flight Information Region

UK
abbreviation: United Kingdom (island nation between the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean comprised of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland plus a host of nearby smaller islands)

unauthd
abbreviation: unauthorized

unavbl
abbreviation: unavailable

unctl
abbreviation: uncontrolled

uni
abbreviation: municipal

unk
abbreviation: unknown

unlcig
abbreviation: unlimited ceiling

unlgtd
abbreviation: unlighted

unltd
abbreviation: unlimited

unmnto
abbreviation: unmonitored

unmrk
abbreviation: unmarked

unrel
abbreviation: unreliable

unrstd
abbreviation: unrestricted

unsatfy
abbreviation: unsatisfactory

unsked
abbreviation: unscheduled

unsvc
abbreviation: unserviceable

unuse
abbreviation: unuseable

UP
abbreviation: Ukraine (CIS nation in eastern Europe N of the Black Sea bordered by Belarus, Russia, Romamia, Moldova, Hundaria, Slovakia, Poland and Belarus)

US
abbreviation: United States (nation in N America of ConUS and Alaska with territories in E Caribbean, and a state, Hawaii, in central Pacific plus many island territories and trust territories in the Central, N and W Pacific Ocean)

USA
abbreviation: United States of America limited to its 50 states

USAF
abbreviation: United States Air Force

USAFE
abbreviation: United States Air Force in Europe

USAFIB
abbreviation: US Army Flight Information Bulletin

USAP
abbreviation: US Antarctic Program

USB
abbreviation: Upper Side Band

USBER
abbreviation: US Mission Berlin

USCG
abbreviation: United States Coast Guard

USMC
abbreviation: United States Marine Corps

USMTM
abbreviation: US Military Training Mission

USN
abbreviation: United States Navy

USNOF
abbreviation: US NOTAM Facility

USPS
abbreviation: US Postal Service

UT
abbreviation: Utah (ConUS northwest state)

UTA
abbreviation: Upper Control Area

UTC
abbreviation: Coordinated Universal Time [formerly Grenwich Mean Time, GMT or 'Zulu' time as in '2300Z']

UTRACC
abbreviation: USAFE Tanker Recce Airlift Control Center

UV
abbreviation: Burkina Faso (W Africa nation bordered by Mali, Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana and Cote D'Ivoire)

UY
abbreviation: Uraguay (S America nation on S Atlantic Ocean bordered by Brazil and Argentina)

UZ
abbreviation: Uzbekistan (CIS nation on S shore of Aral Sea bordered by Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan)

VA
abbreviation: Virginia (ConUS eastern state)

VAL
abbreviation: Visiting Aircraft Line

var
abbreviation: magnetic variation

VASI
abbreviation: Visual Approach Slope Indicator

VC
abbreviation: St Vincent and the Grenadines (islands nation in the E Caribbean between St Lucia and Venezuela)

VCIA
abbreviation: Vehicle Component Impact Area (from multi-stage ICBM or space-vehicle launch)

vcnty
abbreviation: vicinity

VDF
abbreviation: Very High Frequency Direction Finder

VDP
abbreviation: visual descent point

VE
abbreviation: Venezuela (S America nation on S shore of E Caribbean bordered by Guyana, Brazil and Columbia)

veh
abbreviation: vehicle

vert
abbreviation: vertical

VFC
abbreviation: Visual Flight Conditions

VFR
abbreviation: Visual Flight Rules, also, often improperly used to mean the same as VFC or VMC

VFR-S
abbreviation: FLIP VFR Supplement (issued for ConUS area only)

VGSI
abbreviation: Visual Glide Slope Indicating System

VHF
abbreviation: Very High Frequency (30 to 300 mHz)

VI
abbreviation: Virgin Islands (USPS abbreviation)

via
abbreviation: by way of

VIP
abbreviation: Very Important Person

vis
abbreviation: visibility

VLF
abbreviation: Visual Low Frequency

VM
abbreviation: Vietnam (Indochina nation on W shore of S China Sea bordered by China, Cambodia and Laos

VMC
abbreviation: Visual Meteorological Conditions

VOLMET
abbreviation: Meteorological Information for Aircraft in Flight

VOR
abbreviation: VHF Omnirange

VORTAC
abbreviation: VOR and TACAN Navigation Facilities

VOT
abbreviation: VOR receiver testing facility

VQ
abbreviation: Virgin Islands (US territory in NE Caribbean between Puerto Rico and Anguilla, St Marten and Saba islands)

VR
abbreviation: VFR Military Training Route

vrb
abbreviation: variable

vsp
abbreviation: vertical speed