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Cabin crew member

“cabin crew member” (CCM) means a crew member who performs, in the interest of the
safety of passengers, duties assigned by the operator or the pilot-in-command of the
aircraft but who shall not act as a flight crew member.


CADM

C.A.D.M. - Central Data Acquisition Module


Calibrated airspeed

‘Calibrated airspeed’ (CAS) means indicated airspeed of an aircraft, corrected for position and instrument error. Calibrated airspeed is equal to true airspeed in standard atmosphere at sea level.


CALVERT I / ICAO-1 HIALS

CALVERT I / ICAO-1 HIALS:   ICAO-compliant configuration 1 High Intensity Approach Lighting System


CALVERT II / ICAO-2 HIALS

CALVERT II / ICAO-2 HIALS: ICAO-compliant configuration 2 High Intensity Approach Lighting System


Candela

Candela (cd). The luminous intensity, in the perpendicular direction, of a surface of 1/600 000 square metre of black body at
the temperature of freezing platinum under a pressure of 101 325 newtons per square metre.


Canopy

Canopy. Bare Earth supplemented by vegetation height.


Capacitor discharge light

Capacitor discharge light. A lamp in which high-intensity flashes of extremely short duration are produced by the discharge of
electricity at high voltage through a gas enclosed in a tube.


Cargo

“cargo” includes mail and animals.


Cargo aircraft

Cargo aircraft. Any aircraft, other than a passenger aircraft, which is carrying goods or property.



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