Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/93

Click to flip

93 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
  • 3rd side (hint)
AOSSP
Air Operator Standard Security Program
A manual outlining FAA rules and regulations governing air carrier security.
ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act
AOA
Air Operations Area
The airport area where aircraft movement is allowed
AOG
Aircraft on Ground
A shipment containing part(s) for mechanically rounded aircraft.Never to be off-loaded from an aircraft.
APU
Auxiliary Power Unit
An internal power source for an aircraft
ASC
Airport Security Coordinator
An airport security contact
ASI
Aviation Security Inspector
FAA inspector
ATC
Air Traffic Control
Regulates aircraft movement in the air.
BURN
The amount of fuel in pounds an aircraft uses during a flight.
CAGPT
Check And Give Protection To
Counter-to-counter bags (DL only)
CAPPS
Computer Assisted Passenger Prescreening System
Used for enhanced passenger security selection
CARRY-ON
A security-screened bag carried to an aircraft by a passenger
CDC
Center for Diseases Control
CFR
Code of Federal Regulations
CLR
Cargo Load Report
CHOCKS
Long triangular blocks used to prevent aircraft and ground equipment tires from moving.
COMAT
COmpany MATerial
COMAIL
COmpany MAIL
CRC
Central Revenue Control
Company seat pricing and availability
CRJ 500
Canadair Regional Jet - 50 seat aircraft
CRJ 700
Canadair Regional Jet - 70 seat aircraft
CRO
Complaint Resolutions Official
Handles disabled passenger concerns
DASH
Delta Airlines Special Handling
Delta freight checked for a specific flight
DEA
Drug Enforcement Agency
DEICE
Process of removing all frozen contaminants from critical flight surfaces of an aircraft
DOE
Department of Energy
DOT
Department of Transportation
EAP
Employee Assistance Program
E-TICKET
An electronic (paperless) ticket for passengers convenience.
EMB-120
Embraer 'Brasilia' 30-seat turbo-prop aircraft
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
ETA
Estimated Time of Arrival
ETD
Estimated Time of Departure
EXPEDITE
Delayed or misrouted bags - Also known as "RUSH"
F/A
Flight Attendant
FAA
Federal Aviation Administration
FAM
Federal Air Marshall
FAR
Federal Aviations Regulations
FBI
Federal Bureau of Investigation
FBO
Fixed Based Operator
Separate contract companies hired to perform aircraft servicing
FFOD
First Flight of the Day
FFDO
Federal Flight Deck Officer
FLIFO
FLIght FOllowing
Information regarding a flight (times, passenger & cargo load, specials, etc.)
FLOW
An ATC delay
May be in minutes, hours or indefinite
FSD
Federal Security Director
FSDO
Flight Standards District Office - FAA
FOD
Foreign Object Debris/Damage
F/O
First Officer
GPU
Ground Power Unit
An external power source for an aircraft
GSC
Ground Security Coordinator
Handles security issues at station
HAZCOM
HAZard COMmunication
HAZMAT
HAZardous MATerials
HR
Can be used for either Human Remains or Human Resources Department
IATA
International Air Transport Association
economic association of commercial airlines
ICAO
International Civil Aviation Organization
agency of the United Nations
IN
When an arriving aircraft is chocked
IOR
Irregular Operations Report
ISC
Inflight Security Coordinator
Captain of the aircraft
JSA
JumpSeat Authority
LEO
Law Enforcement Officer
Delta & Continental equivalent of a PCFA
MANIFEST
Paperwork required for all flight departures
MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheets
Contains information concerning chemicals
NON-REV
Non-revenue passenger
Usually an airline employee
NRSA
Non-Revenue Space Available
NTSB
National Transportation Safety Board - A DOT agency that conducts investigations of transportation accidents
OCC
Operations Control Center -
SKyWest Flight Control located in St. George, UT
OFF
When an aircraft leaves the ground
OJT
On-the-Job Training
ON
When an aircraft touches down after flight
ORM
Other Regulated Material-
class 9 hazardous material
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OUT
When departing aircraft chocks are pulled
PAWOB
Passenger Arriving WithOut Baggage
PAX
Abbreviation for passenger
PCFA
Passengers Carrying FireArms- United equivalent of a LEO
PIC
Pilot in Command - Captain
PNR
Passenger Name Record
another name for a passenger reservation
PPBM
Positive Passenger Bag Match
PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
PS
Positive Space
Employee travel for company business
PTI
Positive Target Identification
non-public information obtained druing a bomb threat or hijacking
RAMP
Area where aircraft movement is allowed - same as AOA
RON
Remain Over Night - Aircraft remains on the ramp overnight
RUSH
A bag tag for delayed/misrouted bags
aka 'EXPEDITE' TAG
SIDA
Security Identification Display Area
SKD
Schedule
SPD
Small Package Dispatch - only freight accepted on a United/United Express flight
SSR
Special Services Requested
TSA
Transportation Security Administration
TWOV
Transit WithOut Visa
UMNR
Unaccompanied Minor - also UNMR
WCHR
Wheelchair
XPDR
Transponder