Advanced Continuous Descent Approach

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Term Advanced Continuous Descent Approach
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continuous descent approach (CDA)

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Abbreviation

A-CDA

Definition

the progressive implementation of harmonised procedures for CDAs in higher density traffic.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL, doc. OI AOM-0702

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Continuous descent approaches are optimised for each airport arrival procedure. New controller tools and 3D trajectory management enable aircraft to fly, as far as possible, their individual optimum descent profile.