Clearway

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Term Clearway
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Abbreviation

  • CWY

Definition

A defined rectangular area on the ground or water under the control of the appropriate authority, selected or prepared as a suitable area over which an aircraft may make a portion of its initial climb to a specified height.

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  • AIFDD

Note

A helicopter clearway is a defined area on the ground or water under the control of the appropriate authority, selected and/or prepared as a suitable area over which a performance Class 1 helicopter may accelerate and achieve a specific height.