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Aeronautical Information Management – Cockpit Data

Aviation Glossary

Aeronautical Information Management  – The dynamic, integrated management of aeronautical information services—safely, economically, and efficiently—through the provision and exchange of quality-assured digital aeronautical data in collaboration with all parties. As defined in FAA Advisory Circular 00-63A Cockpit  Display of Digital Weather and Aeronautical 

Aeronautical Information (AI) – Cockpit Data

Aviation Glossary

Aeronautical Information (AI). Information resulting from the assembly, analysis, and formatting of aeronautical data. As defined in FAA Advisory Circular 00-63A Cockpit  Display of Digital Weather and Aeronautical 

Aeronautical Data – Cockpit Data

Aviation Glossary

Aeronautical Data. A representation of aeronautical facts, concepts, or instructions in a formalized manner suitable for communication, interpretation, or processing. As defined in FAA Advisory Circular 00-63A Cockpit  Display of Digital Weather and Aeronautical 

Advisory-Use Information – Cockpit Data

Aviation Glossary

Advisory-Use Information – Information delivered to the cockpit to assist pilots in the safe conduct of flight and aircraft movement. However, that delivery method may subject the information to alteration, corruption, latency, or other impairments, as well as disruptions in data link service. Users may not solely rely upon this information for making operational decisions.   […]

Advisory – Cockpit Data

Aviation Glossary

Advisory –  Specific and defined advice and information provided to assist pilots in the safe conduct of flight and aircraft movement. As defined in FAA Advisory Circular 00-63A Cockpit  Display of Digital Weather and Aeronautical Information

Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile (PRASM)

Aviation Glossary

Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile is a  common measure of an Airline’s “unit revenue” or how much profit the Airline is making for each unit of capacity. It is calculated by dividing passenger revenue by available seat miles. Typically the measure is presented in terms of cents per mile. This measure is equivalent to […]

Unmanned Aircraft (UA) / Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

Aviation Glossary

Unmanned Aircraft (UA) – FAA Definition – A device used or intended to be used for flight in the air that has no onboard pilot. The device can be any type of airplane, helicopter, airship, glider (powered or unpowered), powered-lift aircraft, or tethered aircraft without an onboard pilot. Unmanned free balloons and unmanned rockets discussed in […]

Optionally Piloted Aircraft (OPA)

Aviation Glossary

Optionally Piloted Aircraft (OPA) – A manned aircraft that can be flown by a remote pilot from a location not onboard the aircraft. Reference FAA Order 8130.34C  Airworthiness Certification of Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Optionally Piloted Aircraft