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Jargon Buster
  (5th August 2023)

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Acronym

AEF

ACP

 

AIRPROX

AONB

 

ATC

ATM

BAAN

CAA

CAP1616

 

CAGNE

 

CAP1678

 

CCO

CDO

CORSIA

dB

DfT

FACC

 

FAL

FASI-S

GA

 

GALBA

GHG

IACO

IFR

ILS

LAeq

LTMA

LGW

LHR

MIRA

NATS

PBN

PIR

 

RBC

SAF

SID

SOP

STAR

TAG

UECNA

VFR

Term

Aviation Environment Federation

Airspace Change Proposal 

 

Air Proximity

Area of Outstanding Natural 

Beauty 

Air Traffic Control

Air Traffic Movement

Bristol Airspace Action Network

Civil Aviation Authority 

CAP1616

 

Communities Against Gatwick Noise Emissions

CAP1678

 

Continuous Climb Operations

Continuous Descent Operations

Carbon Offsetting and Reduction

Decibel 

Department for Transport

Farnborough Aerodrome  Consultative Committee                 

Farnborough Airport Limited

Future Airspace Strategy Implementation - South

General Aviation

 

Group for Action on Leeds Bradford Airport

Green House Gasses

International Civil Aviation Authority

Instrument Flight Rules

Instrument Landing System

Noise equivalent

London Terminal Manoeuvring Area

London Gatwick

London Heathrow

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets

National Air Traffic Services

Performance Based Navigation

Post Implementation Review

Rushmoor Borough Council

Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Standard Instrument Departure

Standard Operating Procedure

Standard Arrival Route

 

European aviation group for emissions & noise

Visual Flight Rules

Explanation

UK aviation campaign group

FAL's proposal to change the airspace that has now been implented by the CAA

Safety event where aircraft are too close/unsafe

Debunked carbon offsetting scheme deigned by the aviation sector to continue emissions 

Aircraft controllers e.g. NATS

A single aircraft flight

Airport action group

Aviation authority under DfT control

CAA policy document explaining how a PIR should be conducted 

Airport action group

 

CAA document explaining why the airspae changes were made

Procedure for aircraft taking off

Procedure for aircraft landing

Debunked carbon offsetting scheme designed by the aviation sector to continue emissions

Unit of noise measurement

Government department responsible for aviation

The formal consultative body to engage with Farnborough Airport

The owner of the airport (previously TAG)

The UK’s Airspace Modernisation Strategy for southern England

Any non-commercial aircraft such as helicopters and light aircraft. Includes some jets

Airport action group

e.g. CO2, methane that cause global warming

UN aviation agency to coordinate policies

Procedures for pilots flying primarily by instruments

Electronic equipment used to help aircraft land

Average measure of noise over a period (e.g. 16hrs)

Large airspace around London used by commercial aircraft

London Gatwick

London Heathrow

Australian venture capital business that owns Farnborough Airport

Organisation responsible for managing aircraft movements

The use of GPS to fly exactly the same track

The seventh stage of the ACP to determine if the anticipated benefits of the ACP have been achieved (running from April 2022 to 2023)

The Local Authority for Farnborough Airport

Non-fossil fuel (may not be sustainable)

Defined flightpath for take off

Documented standard procedure

Defined flightpath for landing

 

Brussels based European group

Procedures for pilots flying primarily by sight

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