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A/C
AIRCRAFT
A/C LEFT
THE PORT OR CAPTAIN'S SIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT
A/C RIGHT
THE STARBOARD OR F/O's SIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT
AAP
AFT ATTENDANT PANEL-A PANEL NEAR THE 2L DOOR FROM WHICH THE AFT F/A's MAY CONTROL LIGHTING SETTINGS, AS WELL AS SILENCE AURAL WARNING IN THE AFT CABIN
ABP
ABLE BODIED PERSON
ACM
ADDITIONAL/AUXILIARY CREWMEMBER. A COMPANY EMPLOYEE WHO OCCUPIES A CREW SEAT OF AN AIRCRAFT AT THE DIRECTION OF THE COMPANY
ACP
AREA CALL PANEL. THESE PANELS ARE A SERIES OF FOUR LIGHTS IN THE CEILING NEAR THE F/A's STATIONS WHICH IDENTIFY THE AREA OF A PASSENGER/CREW CALL IN THE CABIN
AFT
THE TAIL SECTION OF THE AIRPLANE
AIP
ATTENDANT INDICATION PANEL. SIMILIAR TO A CALLER ID SYSTEM, THE AIP IS A DIGITAL READ-OUT IDENTIFYING THE SPECIFIC LOCATION OF A CALL PLACED OR RECEIVED FROM A PARTICULAR FLIGHT STATION
AIR START
MACHINE USED TO START AIRCRAFT ENGINES WHEN THE APU (AUXILIARY POWER UNIT) IS INOPERATIVE
AOG
AIRCRAFT ON GROUND. THE AIRCRAFT IS NOT SCHEDULED TO FLY ON A PARTICULAR DAY
APU
AUXILIARY POWER UNIT. A SMALL TURBINE ENGINE IN THE TAIL OF THE AIRCRAFT THAT POWERS A GENERATOR THAT PROVIDES ELECTRICAL POWER WHEN THE ENGINES ARE OFF
ART
ANNUAL RECURRENT TRAINING
ASI
AVIATION SAFETY INSPECTOR. FAA OFFICIAL USED AS AN OVERALL SAFETY INSPECTOR FOR THE AIRLINES.
ATC
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL
ATD
ACTUAL TIME OF DEPARTURE
ATS
AIR TRANSPORTATION SUPERVISOR. F/A QUALIFIED TO QUALIFY F/A's ON IOE AND ADMINISTER CHECK RIDES
BASE STATION
DOMICILE CITY IN WHICH A CREWMEMBER LIVES.
BRT
BRIGHT (100% INTENSITY) CABIN LIGHTING
BULKHEAD
ANY DIVIDING WALL IN THE A/C CABIN
CABIN
INTERIOR OF THE A/C OCCUPIED BY PAX
CALENDAR DAY
THE PERIOD OF ELAPSED TIME, USING COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME OR LOCAL TIME, THAT BEGINS AT MIDNIGHT AND ENDS 23 HOURS LATER AT THE NEXT MIDNIGHT
CAPTAIN
PILOT IN COMMAND OF A/C (LEFT SEAT)
CAUT
CAUTION
CHECK FLIGHT
A FLIGHT IN WHICH CREWMEMBERS ARE EVALUATED BY A SUPERVISOR (ATS)
CIDS
CABIN INTERCOMMUNICATION DATA SYSTEM. A SYSTEM OF COMPUTERIZED DIRECTORS WHICH CONTROL THE CABIN FUNCTIONS ON BOARD THE AIRBUS
CIRCUIT BREAKER
A DEVICE WHICH TAKES THE PLACE OF A FUSE IN BREAKING AN ELECTRICAL CURRENT INCASE OF AN OVERLOAD
CLG
CEILING
CLR
CLEAR
COMP.
COMPLIMENTARY,GIVEN FREE
CREWMEMBER
A PERSON AISSIGNED TO PERFORM DUTY IN AN A/C DURING FLIGHT
CRO
COMPLIANT RESOLUTION OFFICER. A CRO IS A SPECIALLY TRAINED COMPANY ASSOCIATE WHO IS QUITE FAMILIAR WITH DOT 382 AND FAR 121.585 (EXIT ROW SEATING) AND WITH SPECIFIC POLICIES AND PROCEDURES REGARDING THESE REGULATIONS.
CSA
CUSTOMER SERVICE AGENT (REPRESENTATIVE)
CSI
CABIN SAFETY INSPECTOR. FAA OFFICIAL WHO SPECIFICALLY DEALS WITH F/A's AND PROCEDURES WITHIN THE CABIN
CX
CANCELLED
D/H
DEADHEAD, REPOSITIONING OF CREWMEMBERS
DEPLANE
A PASSENGER LEAVING THE A/C
DEPORTEE
A PERSON WHO HAS BEEN LEGALLY ADMITTED INTO A COUNTRY BY ITS AUTHORITIES, OR ONE WHO HAS ENTERED THE COUNTRY ILLEGALLY, AND IS AT SOME LATER DATE FORMALLY REMOVED FROM THAT COUNTRY.
DEU
DECODER/ENCODER UNIT. A PART OF THE CIDS SYSTEM
DISPATCH
THE FUNCTION OF THE OPERATIONS CONTROL CENTER (OCC) WHICH RELEASES FLIGHTS, TRACKS THE A/C FROM POINT A TO POINT B AND ASSIGNS THE AIRPLANES TO THE FLIGHT PATH.
DITCH
EMERGENCY LANDING INTO WATER
DOMESTIC
TRANSPORTATION BETWEEN TWO POINTS IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.
DOT HAZMAT
THE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS ISSUED BY THE MATERIALS REGULATIONS TRANSPORTATION BUREAU OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
DUTY PERIOD
THE PERIOD OF ELAPSED TIME BETWEEN REPORTING FOR AN ASSIGNMENT BY THE DOMESTIC, FLAG, OR SUPPLEMENTAL AIR CARRIER OR COMMERICIAL OPERATOR. THE TIME IS CALCULATED USING EITHER COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME OR LOCAL TIME TO REFLECT THE TOTAL ELAPSED TIME.
EARLY DEPARTURE
AUTHORIZATION FOR A FLIGHT TO DEPART EARLIER THEN SCHEDULED
ECAM
ELECTRONIC CENTRALIZED AIRCRAFT MONITORING. THIS SYSTEM MONITORS ALL FUNCTIONS OF THE A/C AND REPORTS BACK TO THE FLIGHT DECK CREW ANY IRREGULARITIES WHICH MAY OCCUR
EDT
ESTIMATED DEPARTURE TIME
EMER
EMERGENCY
EMPENNAGE
THE ENTIRE TAIL SECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT
ETA
ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL
EVAC
EVACUATION
Evac
EVACUATION
EXT.
EXTINGUISHER
F/A
FLIGHT ATTENDANT
F/O
FIRST OFFICER
FAM
FLIGHT ATTENDANT MANUAL
FAP
FORWARD ATTENDANT PANEL. THIS PANEL IS LOCATED AT THE 1L DOOR AND IS MADE UP OF FOUR COMPONENTS: lighting module, entertainment/announcement module, water/waste module, misc. module.
FCOM
FLIGHT CREW OPERATING MANUAL
FERRY FLIGHTS
A NON-REVENUE FLIGHT. USUALLY NO PAX OR CARGO
FIDS
FLIGHT INFORMATION DISPLAY SYSTEM. OVERHEAD MONITORS LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE AIRPORT DISPLAYING FLIGHT DEPARTURE AND ARRIVAL INFORMATION
FLIGHT CREWMEMBER
ANY CREWMEMBER WHOSE PRIMARY DUTY STATION IS THE COCKPIT
FLIGHT DECK
INTERIOR OF THE A/C OCCUPIED BY THE CAPTAIN AND F/O
FLT
FLIGHT
FUSELAGE
THE BODY OF THE A/C (NOT INCLUDING THE WINGS AND TAILS)
FWD
FORWARD
GATEWAY
THE PASSENGER'S FIRST POINT OF ARRIVAL INTO A FOREIGN COUNTRY OR LAST DEPARTURE CITY BEFORE BOARDING A FLIGHT TO A FOREIGN DESTINATION
GMT
GREENWICH MEAN TIME
GOM
GENERAL OPERATIONS MANUAL
GROUND POWER UNIT (GPU)
A MOBILE MACHINE USED TO SUPPLY ELECTRICAL POWER TO AN A/C
H.O.T.
HANDS-ON-TRAINING
HEADWIND
THE WIND BLOWING IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF THE A/C's MOVEMENT
I-94 FORM
A FORM THAT IS FILLED OUT BY ALIENS ENTERING THE U.S. (NOT INCLUDING CITIZENS OF THE U.S. OR CANADA, PERMANENT RESIDENT ALIENS, OR HOLDERS OF AN IMMIGRANT VISA). THIS RECORDS THEIR ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
IAW
IN ACCORDANCE WITH
INADMISSIBLE
A PASSENGER WHO IS REFUSED ADMISSION TO A COUNTRY BY ITS AUTHORITIES (DUE TO LACK OF DOCUMENTATION, IMPROPER DOCUMENTATION, OR A DECISION BY SUCH AUTHORITIES THAT THE REFUSAL IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THAT COUNTRY.)
INBOARD
POSITION CLOSEST TO THE CENTER OF THE FUSELAGE
IND
INDICATION
INFLIGHT
DEPARTMENT WHICH GOVERNS THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT GROUP
INFO
INFORMATION
INOP
INOPERATIVE
INSTRUCTOR
A PERSON TRAINED AND DESIGNATED BY USA 3000 TO INSTRUCT ITS PERSONNEL
INT
INTERPHONE
INTERLINE
INVOLVING AT LEAST TWO DIFFERENT AIRLINES
IOE
INITIAL OPERATING EXPERIENCE. TRAINING FLIGHT TIME REQUIRED BY THE FAA AFTER CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE (FOR F/A's = 5HRS).
IRREGULAR OPERATIONS
ANY NON-STANDARD OPERATION
JET BLAST
ENGINE EXHAUST POWER WHILE ENGINES ARE STILL RUNNING
JSA
JUMP SEAT AUTHORITY
JUMPSEATER
A PILOT/FLIGHT ATTENDANT USING JUMPSEAT PRIVILEDGE FOR ACCESS TO A COMPANY FLIGHT
LANDING
THE ACT OF TERMINATING A FLIGHT AND BRINGING THE A/C TO REST ON THE RUNWAY
LANDING GEAR
THE UNDERSTRUCTURE, WHICH SUPPORTS THE WEIGHT OF THE AIRCRAFT AT REST
LAV
LAVATORY
LAYOVER STATION
THE PLACE AT WHICH A CREW RESTS AND AWAITS NEXT FLIGHT
LEADING EDGE
THE FORWARD EDGE OF THE WING
LEFT
PORT OR CAPTAIN'S USUAL SIDE OF THE A/C
LOA
LEAVE OF ABSENCE
LOG
A FLIGHT-BY-FLIGHT RECORD OF ALL OPERATIONS OF AN AIRPLANE, ENGINES, CREW, FLIGHT TIME, AREA OF OPERATION AND OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION
LSU
LAVATORY SERVICE UNIT
MEDICAL CERTIFICATE
DOCUMENT SIGNED BY PASSENGER'S PHYSICIAN STATING THAT PAX IS ABLE TO TRAVEL
MEDLINK
ORGANIZATION WHICH PROVIDES MEDICAL ADVICE AND DIRECTION TO INFLIGHT CREWS AND GROUND OPERATION FOR AIRLINES REGARDING ONBOARD/IN-FLIGHT MEDICAL ISSUES
MEL
MINIMUM EQUIPMENT LIST
MRT
MANUAL RELEASE TOOL
MX
MECHANICAL PROBLEM OR MAINTENANCE
N/A
NOT APPLICABLE/AUTHORIZED
N/S
NO SHOW. WHEN YOU HAVE NOT REPORTED TO WORK WITHOUT CALLING OR HAVE NOT ALLOWED ENOUGH TIME WHEN CALLING IN SICK
NON-REV
NON REVENUE. A NON-PAYING PASSENGER
NORTH AMERICA
AREA THAT INCLUDES THE CARIBBEAN AREA, MEXICO, AND THE UNITED STATES EXLUDING THE PANAMA CANAL ZONE
NTSB
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD
OT
ON TIME
OTS
OUT OF SERVICE
OUTBOARD
POSITION FARTHEST FROM THE CENTER OF THE FUSELAGE
OWE
OVER WING EXIT
PA
PUBLIC ADDRESS/ANNOUNCEMENT
PAX (PSGR)
PASSENGERS
PBE
PROTECTIVE BREATHING EQUIPMENT
PED
PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE
PES
PASSENGER ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
PIC
PILOT IN COMMAND
PNL
PANEL
PORT
LEFT (FACING FORWARD). OR CAPTAIN'S USUAL SIDE OF THE A/C
PREFLIGHT
INSPECTION OF CABIN INTERIOR AND EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO THE PASSENGER BOARDING
PRESSURIZATION
MECHANICAL PROCESS THAT KEEPS THE ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE INSIDE THE AIRCRAFT SIMILAR TO THAT ON THE GROUND
PSA
PASSENGER SERVICE AGENT
PSI
POUND PER SQUARE INCH
PSU
PASSENGER SERVICE UNIT. AREA ABOUT PAX SEATS THAT INCLUDE: AN F/A CALL BUTTON, NO SMOKING/FASTEN SEAT BELT SIGNS, PAX READING LIGHTS, GASPER VENTS, FIXED DROP DOWN OXYGEN SYSTEM
PTP
PROGRAMMING AND TEST PANEL (FOR MX US ONLY)
PTT
PUSH TO TALK
PUSH BACK
REARWARD MOVEMENT OF THE A/C BY TUG ON THE GROUND
QUICK DONNING
MASK AS DETERMINED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR AND THE MAST MANUFACTURER THAT WILL NOT INTERFERE WITH CREW COMMUNICATION, OR DISTRUB EYEGLASSES AND WITHOUT DELAYING THE FLIGHT CREWMEMBER FROM PROCEEDING WITH HIS/HER ASSIGNED DUTIES
RAMP
THE AREA ON THE AIRPORT WHERE AIRPLANES ARE PARKED FOR THE PURPOSE OF LOADING AND UNLOADING
RECURRENT TRAINING
ANNUAL REVIEW TRAINING REQUIRED FOR ALL CREWMEMBERS AND DISPATCHERS
REGS
REGULATIONS
RESERVE
PILOT OR FLIGHT ATTENDANT WHO IS 'ON CALL' FOR DUTY
REST PERIOD
A PERIOD FREE OF ALL RESTRAINT OR DUTY FOR USA 3000 CONDUCTING DOMESTIC, FLAG, OR SUPPLEMENTAL OPERATIONS
REVENUE
A PASSENGER WHO IS PAYING A QUOTED FARE FROM THE AIRLINE FOR THEIR TICKET
RIGHT
STARBOARD OR F/O's USUAL SIDE OF THE A/C
RON
REMAIN OVER NIGHT (LAYOVER)
STARBOARD
RIGHT (FACING FORWARD) F/O's SIDE OF THE A/C
STERILE FLIGHT DECK
AKA STERILE COCKPIT. THE CRITICAL PHASE OF FLIGHT WHEN ALL COMMUNICATION WITH THE FLIGHT DECK MUST CEASE, EXCEPT IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY. THIS CRITICAL PHASE INCLUDES ALL OPERATIONS UNDER 10,000 FEET INCLUDING TAXI, TAKE-OFF, AND LANDING EXCEPT LEVEL CRUISE
STM
STATION MANAGER
TAILWIND
THE WIND BLOWING IN THE SAME DIRECTION OF THE A/C's MOVEMENT
TARMAC
AREA ON RAMP WHERE A/C IS PARKED AND ARE SERVICED
TAXI
MOVEMENT OF THE A/C UNDER ITS OWN POWER ON THE GROUND
TDY
TEMPORARY DUTY IN AN AREA OTHER THEN ORIGINALLY ASSIGNED DOMICILE
THROUGH FLIGHT
AKA DIRECT FLIGHT. A FLIGHT INVOLVING ONE OR MORE STOPS WHERE PASSENGERS REMAIN ONBOARD THE AIRCRAFT DURING THE STOPOVER(s). THE FLIGHT KEEPS THE SAME FLIGHT NUMBER
TOW
MOVEMENT OF THE A/C ON GROUND BY MEANS OF A TUG
UNMR
UNACCOMPANIED MINOR. A MINOR TRAVELING ALONE, MUST BE AT LEAST 5 YEARS OLD OTHER RESTRICTIONS APPLY
USA
50 STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS
WDO
WINDOW
WT./BAL.
WEIGHT AND BALANCE IS USED TO DEFINE HOW THE A/C WEIGHT IS CALCULATED IN ACCORDANCE TO BAGGAGE, WEIGHT OF A/C, FUEL AND PAX
WX
WEATHER
WX/CX
WEATHER CANCELLATION