Glossary




  • A
  • ATC Air Traffic Control
  • ATM Air Traffic Management
  • AMAN Arrival Management Tools
  • ACARE Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe - https://www.acare4europe.org/
  • C
  • CAAMS Centralised Code Assignment & Management System
  • CONOPS Concept Of Operations
  • CCO Continuous Climb Operations
  • CDO continuous descent operations
  • D
  • DMAN Departure Management Tools
  • E
  • EIA Environmental Impact Assesmment
  • EUROCAE European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment https://www.eurocae.net/
  • F
  • FERA-WoC Flexible En Route Airspace in the West of China
  • FMS Flight Management System



  • I
  • ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
  • IFAR International Forum of Aviation Research https://www.ifar.aero/
  • K
  • KPA Key performance assessment
  • P
  • PBN Performance-based Navigation - in simple terms, redefines the aircraft’s required navigation capability from sensor (equipment) based to performance based.
  • R
  • RTCA Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics https://www.rtca.org/
  • S
  • SOA State of the Art
  • SESAR Single European Sky ATM Research
  • SMAN Surface Management Tools
  • T
  • TBO Trajectory Based Operations
  • TMA terminal manoeuvring area