• AAIB : Air Accidents Investigation Branch
  • AAL : Above Aerodrome Level
  • ACN : Aircraft Classification Number
  • ACSA : Aviation Safety Authority for Central America
  • AD : Airworthiness Directive
  • AFIM : Antarctic Flight Information Manual
  • AFISO : Aerodrome Flight Information Service Officer
  • AGL : Above Ground Level
  • AIP : Aeronautical Information Publication
  • ALoSP : Acceptable Level of Safety Performance
  • AME : Aircraft Maintenance Engineer or Approved Medical Examiner
  • AMO : Approved Maintenance Organisation
  • AMP : Aircraft Maintenance Programme
  • AN(OT)ESO : Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Environmental Standards Order
  • AN(OT)O : Air Navigation (Overseas Territories) Order
  • ANO : Air Navigation Order
  • ANSP : Air Navigation Service Provider
  • AOC : Air Operator's Certificate
  • APCC : Aviation Policy Consultative Conference
  • ASDA : Accelerate Stop Distance Available
  • ASSI : Air Safety Support International
  • ATC/ATS/ATCC : Air Traffic Control/Services/Control Centre
  • ATLB : Air Transport Licensing Board
  • ATM : Air Traffic Movement
  • ATPL : Air Transport Pilot's Licence
  • ATS : Air Traffic Service(s)
  • BAS : British Antarctic Survey
  • BAT : British Antarctic Territories
  • BCAR : British Civil Airworthiness Requirements
  • BDA : Bermuda
  • BCAA : Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority
  • BIOT : British Indian Ocean Territory
  • BVI : British Virgin Islands
  • C of A : Certificate of Airworthiness
  • C of V : Certificate of Validity
  • CAACI : Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands
  • CAD : Civil Aviation Department
  • CAMO : Continued Airworthiness Management Organisation
  • CAR : Civil Aviation Regulation or Canadian Aviation Regulation
  • CARICOM : Caribbean Community
  • CBR : California Bearing Ratio
  • Cd : Candela
  • CD : Crown Dependency
  • CI : Cayman Islands
  • CN : Certification Note
  • CPL : Commercial Pilot's Licence
  • CRM : Crew Resource Management
  • CRS : Certificate of Release to Service
  • DAI : Designated Airworthiness Inspector
  • DAO : Department of Airport Operations
  • DAR : Designated Airworthiness Representative
  • DCA : Directorate (or Director) of Civil Aviation
  • DfID : Department for International Development
  • DfT : Department for Transport
  • DME : Distance Measuring Equipment (navigational aid)
  • DOD : Department of Defence (USA)
  • EASA : European Aviation Safety Agency
  • EC : European Commission
  • ECCAIRS : European Coordination Centre for Accident and Incident Reporting Systems
  • ERP : Emergency Response Plan
  • EU : European Union
  • FAA : Federal Aviation Administration  (USA)
  • FAR : Federal Aviation Regulations  (USA)
  • FBU : Flight Briefing Unit
  • FCL : Flight Crew Licensing
  • FCO : Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • FI : Falkland Islands
  • FIG : Falkland Islands Government
  • FIGAS : Falkland Islands Government Air Service
  • FL : Flight Level
  • FOI : Flight Operations Inspector
  • FTL : Flight Time Limitations
  • GA : General Aviation
  • GOA : Government of Anguilla
  • GOM : Government of Montserrat
  • HF : Human Factors
  • HIAL : Highlands and Islands Airport Ltd
  • IATA : International Air Transport Association
  • ICAO : International Civil Aviation Organisation
  • ILS : Instrument Landing System
  • IMC : Instrument Meteorological Conditions
  • IR : Implementing Rule (EASA)
  • IR : Instrument Rating (pilot qualification)
  • ISO : International Organisation for Standardisation
  • iSTARS : Integrated Safety Trend and Reporting System
  • JAA : Joint Aviation Authorities
  • JAR : Joint Aviation Requirements
  • LDA : Landing Distance Available
  • LLP : Limited Life Parts
  • MATS : Manual of Air Traffic Services
  • MCM : Maintenance Control Manual
  • MCW : Ministry of Communications and Works
  • MEL : Minimum Equipment List
  • MET : Meteorology
  • METAR : Meteorological Aerodrome Report
  • MOE : Maintenance Organisation Exposition
  • MOR : Mandatory Occurrence Report
  • MoU : Memorandum of Understanding
  • MPA : Mount Pleasant Airfield (FI)
  • MSL : Mean Sea Level
  • NAA : National Aviation Authorities
  • NASP : National Aviation Security Programme
  • NATS: National Air Traffic Services
  • NFPA : National Fire Protection Association
  • NOTAM : Notices to Airmen
  • OCA/ H : Obstacle Clearance Altitude/ Height
  • OECS : Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
  • OFZ : Obstacle Free Zone
  • OJT : On the Job Training
  • Ops : Operations
  • OT : UK Overseas Territory/Territories
  • OTAA: Overseas Territory Aviation Authority
  • OTAR : Overseas Territories Aviation Requirements
  • OTIDS : Overseas Territories Institutional Development Study
  • OTSPC : Overseas Territories Safety and Performance Council
  • PAC : Provo Airport Company  (TCI)
  • PAPI : Precision Approach Path Indicator
  • PCN : Pavement Classification Number
  • PIC : Pilot in Command
  • PPL : Private Pilot's Licence
  • PRAM : Project Risk Assessment and Management
  • PS : Permanent Secretary
  • PtF : Permit to Fly
  • QA : Quality Assurance
  • QC : Quality Control
  • QMS : Quality Management System
  • RESA : Runway End Safety Area
  • RFFS : Rescue and Fire Fighting Services
  • RVR : Runway Visual Range
  • SARPs : Standards and Recommended Practices (ICAO)
  • SATCO : Senior Air Traffic Control officer
  • SHEL : Software/ Hardware/ Environment/ Livewire
  • SI : Statutory Instrument
  • SMS : Safety Management System
  • SOMS : Safety Oversight Management Systems
  • SSP : State Safety Programme
  • STOL : Short Take Off and Landing
  • SYNOPS : Synoptic Report
  • TAF : Terminal Aerodrome Forecast
  • TCDS : Type Certificate Data Sheet
  • TCI : Turks and Caicos Islands
  • TMA : Terminal Manoeuvring Area
  • TODA :  Take Off Distance Available
  • TORA : Take Off Run Available
  • UKCAA : Civil Aviation Authority (UK)
  • USOAP: Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme
  • VMC : Visual Meteorological Conditions
  • VOR : VHF Omni-Range (navigational aid)
  • WAFC : World Area Forecasting Centre
  • WSI : Weather Services Incorporated
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