Area proximity warning

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Term Area proximity warning
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Broader term

Ground-based safety net

Narrower term


Abbreviation

APW

Definition

A ground-based safety net intended to warn the controller about unauthorised penetration of an airspace volume by generating, in a timely manner, an alert of a potential or actual infringement of the required spacing to that airspace volume.

Definition Source

EUROCONTROL (2009), "Safety Nets, Ensuring Effectiveness, Guide", Terms and definitions used in the EUROCONTROL Specifications

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