20 relations: Aerodrome mapping database, ARP4754, ARP4761, ATM-grade, Controlled and Harmonised Aeronautical Information Network, Controller–pilot data link communications, DO-160, DO-178B, DO-178C, DO-248B, DO-254, FANS-1/A, Flight recorder, Future Air Navigation System, International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations, List of aviation, aerospace and aeronautical abbreviations, Malakoff, Remote and virtual tower, Type certificate, VHF omnidirectional range.
An aerodrome mapping database is a geographic information system (GIS) database to describe airports.
ARP4754, Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) ARP4754A (Guidelines For Development Of Civil Aircraft and Systems), is a guideline from SAE International, dealing with the development processes which support certification of Aircraft systems.
ARP4761, Guidelines and Methods for Conducting the Safety Assessment Process on Civil Airborne Systems and Equipment is an Aerospace Recommended Practice from SAE International.
In Air Traffic Management, "ATM-grade" or "ATM grade" defines a system or solution that fulfills certain requirements so that it can be used within the Air Traffic Management environment.
The Controlled and Harmonised Aeronautical Information Network (abbreviated: CHAIN) is a concept developed by EUROCONTROL to improve the quality, integrity, accuracy and interoperability of aeronautical data in kind of a digital data chain avoiding changes in medium in the whole data process.
Controller–pilot data link communications (CPDLC), also referred to as controller pilot data link (CPDL), is a method by which air traffic controllers can communicate with pilots over a datalink system.
DO-160, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment is a standard for the environmental testing of avionics hardware.
DO-178B, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification is a guideline dealing with the safety of safety-critical software used in certain airborne systems.
DO-178C, Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification is the primary document by which the certification authorities such as FAA, EASA and Transport Canada approve all commercial software-based aerospace systems.
DO-248B is a document published by RTCA, Incorporated.
RTCA/DO-254, Design Assurance Guidance for Airborne Electronic Hardware is a document providing guidance for the development of airborne electronic hardware, published by RTCA, Incorporated.
FANS-1/A design is a range of Future Air Navigation System (FANS) products.
A flight recorder is an electronic recording device placed in an aircraft for the purpose of facilitating the investigation of aviation accidents and incidents.
The Future Air Navigation System (FANS) is an avionics system which provides direct data link communication between the pilot and the air traffic controller.
International Federation of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Associations (IFATSEA) unites the professional associations of Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnels (ATSEPs) from around the world.
A glossary of abbreviations used in relation to aviation, in alphabetical order.
Malakoff is a suburban commune in the Hauts-de-Seine department southwest of Paris, France.
Remote and virtual tower (RVT) is a new concept where the air traffic service (ATS) at an airport is performed somewhere else than in the local control tower.
A type certificate signifies the airworthiness of a particular category of aircraft, according to its manufacturing design (‘type’).
Very High Frequency (VHF) Omni-Directional Range (VOR) is a type of short-range radio navigation system for aircraft, enabling aircraft with a receiving unit to determine their position and stay on course by receiving radio signals transmitted by a network of fixed ground radio beacons.