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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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Air traffic control

apron advisory

Aviation; Air traffic control

A service provided to regulate the activities and the movement of aircraft and vehicles on an apron.

aeronautical information circular (AIC)

Aviation; Air traffic control

(1) Canada: A circular providing advance notification of major changes to legislation, regulations, procedures or purely administrative matters, where the text is not part of the AIP Canada ...

apron control

Aviation; Air traffic control

A service provided to regulate the activities and the movement of aircraft and vehicles on an apron.

automatic direction-finding equipment (ADF)

Aviation; Air traffic control

An aircraft radio navigation system that senses and indicates the direction to a LF/MF non-directional beacon (NDB) ground transmitter. Direction is indicated to the pilot as a magnetic bearing or as ...

air traffic

Aviation; Air traffic control

All aircraft in flight or operating on the manoeuvring area of an aerodrome.

autorotational landing

Aviation; Air traffic control

An expression used by a helicopter pilot to indicate that he or she will be landing without applying power to the rotor.

autorotative landing

Aviation; Air traffic control

An expression used by a helicopter pilot to indicate that he or she will be landing without applying power to the rotor.

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