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Aviation Acronyms and Terms

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Updated 2008-05-06 09:26

Aviation Acronyms

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ASCAirport Security Coordinator
CROComplaint Resolutions Official
FAMFederal Air Marshal
ASIAviation Security Inspector
PICPilot In Command
FSDFederal Security Director
CFOChief Financial Officer
FFDOFederal Flight Deck Officer
FAFlight Attendant
LEOLaw Enforcement Officer
GSCGround Security Coordinator
FOFirst Officer
CIOChief Information Officer
ISCInflight Security Coordinator
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Organizations

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NTSBNational Transportation Safety Board
EPAEnvironmental Protection Agency
HRHuman Resources
OCCOperations Control Center
FBOFixed Base Operator
TSATransportation Security Administration
OSHAOccupational Safety and Health Administration
CMOCertificate Management Office
DEADrug Enforcement Agency
ATCAir Traffic Control
CDCCenter for Disease Control
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Equipment

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CRJCanada Regional Jet
EMB-120Embraer Brasilia 30-seat aircraft
PPEPersonal Protective Equipment
CHOCKLong block prevents movemet
GPUGround Power Unit
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Cargo

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AOGAircraft on Ground
PPBMPositive Passenger Bag Match
COMATCompany Material
CAGPTCheck and Give Protection To
SPDSmall Package Dispatch
DASHDelta Airlines Special Handling
DG/HMDangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials
ORMOther Regulated Material
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Operations

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OFFAircraft leaves ground
ONAircraft touches ground
INAircraft is CHOCKED
OUTAircraft CHOCKS removed/departs
AOA/RAMPAir Operations Area
CLRCargo Load Report
DEICEDe-Icing Aircraft
UM/UMNRUnaccompanied Minor
PAXPassenger
WCHRWheelchair
AOSSPAir Operator Standard Security Program
APUAuxiliary Power Unit
CAPPSComputer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System
ETAEstimated Time of Arrival
ETDEstimated Time of Departure
FODForeign Object Debris/Damage
HAZ/COMHazard Communication
IORIrregular Operations Report
NRSANon-Revenue Space Available
MSDSMaterial Safety Data Sheet
OJTOn-the-Job-Training
PAWOBPassenger Arriving WithOut Baggage
PNRPassenger Name Record
PSPositive Space
RONRemain Over Night
SIDASecurity Identification Display Area
SSRSpecial Services Request/Remark
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