Glossary of Terms
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Aircraft-based augmentation system
An augmentation system which augments and/or integrates the information obtained from the other GNSS elements with information available on board the aircraft.
‘Abortive Start’ (turbine engines) means an attempt to start, in which the engine lights up, but fails to accelerate.
Absolute Humidity - Absolute humidity is the total mass of water vapour present in a given volume of air. It does not take temperature into consideration. Absolute humidity in the atmosphere ranges from near zero to roughly 30 grams per cubic meter when the air is saturated at 30 °C (86 °F)
‘Accessory drives’ means any drive shaft or utility mounting pad, furnished as a part of the auxiliary power unit, that is used for the extraction of power to drive accessories, components, or controls essential to the operation of the auxiliary power unit or any of its associated systems.
Accident. An occurrence associated with the operation of an aircraft which, in the case of a manned aircraft, takes place
Accredited representative. A person designated by a State, on the basis of his or her qualifications, for the purpose of
A.C.D. - Additional Control Device
Aircraft classification number (ACN). A number expressing the relative effect of an aircraft on a pavement for a specified
“acrobatic flight” means manoeuvres intentionally performed by an aircraft involving an