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Air traffic control

An in-airport service that facilitates the safe and orderly movement of aircrafts within and between airports, achieved by interpreting data from radar and weather devices, and by maintaining contact with pilots.

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VOR receiver test facility

Aviation; Air traffic control

A ground facility that emits a test signal to check VHF omnidirectional range (VOR) receiver accuracy.

World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS-84)

Aviation; Air traffic control

The geodetic co-ordinate reference system used in international civil aviation that allows the user to mathematically describe (in degrees of latitude and longitude) any position on the earth's ...

visual flight rules (VFR) flight

Aviation; Air traffic control

A flight conducted in accordance with visual flight rules (VFR).

VOR station

Aviation; Air traffic control

Other expression for: VHF omnidirectional range station.

VFR over-the-top

Aviation; Air traffic control

A VFR flight during daylight in which a pilot climbs in visual meteorological conditions (VMC), proceeds en route above inclement weather, and descends in VMC at a destination that had been forecast ...

wilco

Aviation; Air traffic control

An expression in radiocommunication meaning "I understand your message and will comply with it."

words twice

Aviation; Air traffic control

An expression used in radiocommunication meaning: (a) when used as a request: "Communication is difficult. Please, send every word, or group of words, twice." (b) when used as information: "Since ...

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