Glossario abbreviazioni aeronautiche

Segue un elenco delle principali abbreviazioni usate in campo aeronautico.

A/A Air to Air
AACQ Automatic acquisition mode
AB Afterburner
ABES Amended Budget Estimate Submission
ACLS Automatic carrier landing system
ACM Air combat manoeuvring
ACU Avionics Computer Unit
AD Active Duty
ADV Advisory
AEF Aerospace Expeditionary Force
AEW Aerospace Expeditionary Wing
AFCS Automatic flight control system
AFMSS Air Force Mission Support System
AFRC Air Force Reserve Command
A/G Air to ground
AIL Aileron
AIM Air intercept missile
ALT Altitude
AOA Angle of Attack
AOB Angle of Bank
AOR Area of Responsibility
AR Attrition Reserve
A/P Autopilot
ASIP Aircraft Structural Integrity Program
ATC Automatic throttle control
BAI Backup Inventory
BALT Barometric altimeter
BLOS Beyond-Line-of-Sight
BNK Bank
BRG Bearing
BRK Brake
C2 Command and Control
C3 Command, Control and Communications
C3I Command, Control, Communications, and Information
CALCM Conventional Air Launched Cruise Missile
CAP Combat Air Patrol
CAS Control augmentation system
CDU Control Display Unit
CEM Combined Effects Munition
C/F Chaff and Flare
CHKLST Checklist
CKPT Cockpit
CLR Clear
COMM Communication radio
CONUS Continental United States
CV Carrier
DCA Defensive Counterair
DEAD Destruction of Enemy Air Defenses
DEC Digital Engine Control
DOD Department of Defense
D/L Data link
DTU Data Transfer Unit
EA Electronic Attack
ECM Electronic Countermeasures
EHF Extremely High Frequency
ENG Engine
FLIR Forward looking infrared
G-LOC G-induced loss of consciousness
GP General Purpose
GPS Global positioning system
HDG Heading
HUD Head up display
HYD Hydraulic system
ILS Instrument landing system
INS Inertial Navigation System
IR Infrared
JASSM Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile
JDAM Joint Direct Attack Munition
JETT Jettison
JMPS Joint Mission Planning System
JSOW Joint Standoff Weapon
LDG Landing
LG Landing gear
LGB Laser Guided Bomb
LO Low Observable
LRSA Long-Range Strike Aircraft
MAX Max afterburner thrust
NAV Navigation
NORM Normal
OXY Oxygen
POS Position
RAM Radar absorbing materials
RCS Radar cross section
RNG Range
RUD Rudder
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
SATCOM Satellite Communication
SDB Small Diameter Bomb
SEAD Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses
SFW Sensor Fused Weapon
SPN Spin
TCT Time-Critical Targeting
TF Training Coded or Terrain Following
UHF Ultra High Frequency
UPDT Update
VEL Velocity
VHF Very high frequency
VOL Volume
WARN Warning
WCMD Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser
WYPT Waypoint
ZTOD Zulu time of day