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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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aircraft call sign

Aviation; Air traffic control

A group of alphanumeric characters used to identify an aircraft in air-ground communication.

aircraft type designator

Aviation; Air traffic control

A group of alphanumeric characters used to identify, in an abbreviated form, a type of aircraft.

aircraft load rating (ALR)

Aviation; Air traffic control

Canada: A number expressing the relative structural loading effect of an aircraft on a pavement. ALRs are expressed on a scale from 1 (least demanding aircraft) to 12 (most demanding aircraft). ALRs ...

air evacuation

Aviation; Air traffic control

The evacuation by aircraft of personnel and/or cargo.

aerodrome operator

Aviation; Air traffic control

The person in charge of an aerodrome, including an employee, agent or other authorized representative of that person.

airport operator

Aviation; Air traffic control

The holder of the airport certificate, or the person in charge of such airport, whether as employee, agent or representative of the holder of such certificate.

adjusted delay factor (ADF)

Aviation; Air traffic control

The required delay to be applied to an aircraft's proposed departure time when flow control restriction procedures are in effect.

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