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Appendix 3

Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAPS Australian Airspace Policy Statement
ACE Airport Capacity Enhancement Project
AC-MAC Australian Civil-Military Air Traffic Committee
ADCD Automated Delegated Conflict Detection
ADF Australian Defence Force
ADIN Aeronautical Data Interchange Network
ADS-B Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast
ADS-C Automatic Dependant Surveillance-Contract
AFP Assessment of Flight Priorities
AIDC ATM Inter-facility Data Link Communications
AIG Aviation Implementation Group
Airservices Airservices Australia
AIP Aeronautical Information Publication
ANO Aircraft Noise Ombudsman
ANSP Air Navigation Service Provider
APANPIRG Asia Pacific Air Navigation Planning and Implementation Regional Group
APG Aviation Policy Group
APV Approach with Vertical Guidance
ASAS Airborne Separation Assistance Systems
ASBU Aviation System Block Upgrade
ASPIRE Asia and South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions
ASTRA Australian Strategic Air Traffic Management Group
ATC Air Traffic Control
ATS Air Traffic Services
ATFM Air Traffic Flow Management
ATM Air Traffic Management
ATMP Air Traffic Management Plan
ATSB Australian Transport Safety Bureau
ATSC Air Traffic Service Centre
Baro-VNAV Barometric Vertical Navigation
BOM Bureau of Meteorology
CAOs Civil Aviation Orders
CAR Civil Aviation Regulations 1988
CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority
CASR Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998
CCO Continuous Climb Operations
CDM Collaborative Decision Making
CDO Continuous Descent Operations
CFIT Controlled Flight into Terrain
CMATS Civil-Military Air Traffic System
CNS Communications, Navigation and Surveillance
CPDLC Controller Pilot Data Link Communications
Defence Department of Defence
Department Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
EGNOS European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service
FAS Future Airspace System
FL Flight Level
FUA Flexible use of airspace
GAGAN GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation
GANP Global Air Navigation Plan
GASP Global Aviation Safety Plan
GATMOC Global Air Traffic Management Operational Concept
GBAS Ground Based Augmentation System
GLS GBAS Landing System
GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
IFR Instrument Flight Rules
INSPIRE Indian Ocean Strategic Partnership to Reduce Emissions
IWXXM ICAO Meteorological Information Exchange Model
LNAV Lateral Navigation
LOC-I Loss of control inflight
NOC National Operations Centre
NPRM Notice of Proposed Rule Making
OAR CASA Office of Airspace Regulation
OARO Off Air Route Operations
PBN Performance Based Navigation
PIRG Planning and Implementation Regional Group
RAAF Royal Australian Air Force
RAPAC Regional Airspace and Procedures Advisory Committee
RNAV Area Navigation
RNP Required Navigation Performance
RPAS Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems
SARPs Standards and Recommended Practices
SASP ICAO Separation and Airspace Safety Panel
SASPG Sydney Airport – Air Traffic Management Strategic Planning Group
SBAS Satellite Based Augmentation Systems
SIDs Standard Instrument Departures
STAR Standard Terminal Arrival Routes
SOE Statement of Expectations
TAAATS The Australian Advanced Air Traffic System
TAF Aerodrome Forecast
TBO Trajectory Based Operation
TCAS Traffic Collision Avoidance System
TCU Terminal Control Unit
TTF Trend Forecast
UPR User-Preferred Routes
VFR Visual Flight Rules
WAAS Wide Area Augmentation System

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