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  • Aviation VHF packet communications  + (a bit-oriented VHF air-ground data link wh
    a bit-oriented VHF air-ground data link which will provide the functionality, capacity, data integrity and system efficiencies that the aviation industry requires for future Air Traffic Services (ATS) and the current and future Airline Operational Communications (AOC) data communications. The AVPAC protocols are based on the ATN architecture and address the OSI lower layers protocols specific to the VHF sub network.
    protocols specific to the VHF sub network.)
  • ATFM departure slot  + (a calculated take-off time attributed by the central unit for ATFM with a time tolerance managed by the local ATS unit.)
  • Climate change  + (a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods.)
  • ATN host computer  + (a civil aeronautical computer system which contains one or more end user applications and that communicates using the ATN internet.)
  • Intended constraint update  + (a class representing the intention of the contributor to modify the [[constraint]], rejected by the manager.)
  • Closed Loop Clearance  + (a clearance from a point on the current RBT/RMT, to another point of the current RBT/RMT. It may result in a revision of the RBT/RMT.)
  • Combined Vision System  + (a combination of synthetic and enhanced vision systems.)
  • Non-scheduled air service  + (a commercial air transport service performed as other than a [[scheduled air service]].)
  • Collaborative Environmental Management  + (a commonly agreed strategic management process for establishing an airport environmental partnership, between the key operational stakeholders at an airport.)
  • Aerodrome Runway Incursion Assessment  + (a computer based assessment that assists Local Runway Safety Teams in assessing the possibility of runway incursions occurring at their airport)
  • Random-access memory  + (a computer memory on which data can be bot
    a computer memory on which data can be both read and written and on which the location of data does not affect the speed of its retrieval; especially: RAM that acts as the main storage available to the user for programs and datta - called also "random access memory".
    atta - called also "random access memory".)
  • Disruptive weather condition  + (a condition which is very unlikely to occu
    a condition which is very unlikely to occur, it has a severe impact on airport performance, but the airport does not have an appropriate organized response (this might be the case of heavy snow in Rome). In addition, convective weather might create disruptive conditions, even if the airport is well prepared to respond to weather.
    rt is well prepared to respond to weather.)
  • Direct to  + (a constraint defined by a point to which the flight has to go directly from the constraint application point which can be a navigation point or the current aircraft position.)
  • Vertical rate constraint  + (a constraint defined by an objective to constrain the rate of climb/descent (vertical evolution).)
  • Holding constraint  + (a constraint on a flight to follow a holding pattern during exit_time - entry_time.)
  • Business Rule  + (a constraint that determines the behaviour of an enterprise while achieving its goals and objectives.)
  • Tactical constraint  + (a constraint to apply on the flight.)
  • Global ATM performance hierarchy  + (a construct [...] illustrating (and reminding the reader) that the performance-based approach can be applied at different levels, ranging from high-level socio-political issues to lower-level technology.)
  • Automated En Route Air traffic control  + (a continuing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) program to increase system capacity, safety, and the granting of user-preferred trajectories (e.g., direct routes) to airspace users.)
  • What-if Flight Object  + (a copy of the real [[Flight Object]], used to negotiate potential changes to the flight data without affecting the corresponding data for the actual flight.)
  • Flight Information Exchange Model  + (a data interchange format for sharing information about flights throughout their lifecycle.)
  • Digital NOTAM  + (a data set that contains in a structured format, which can be fully interpreted by an automated system without human interpretation, the information currently distributed by text NOTAM messages.)
  • CFMU Data Warehouse  + (a data warehouse used to store historical information of the core systems ETFMS, IFPS and ENV. It also stores statistics and key performance indicators in support of strategic, pre-tactical and tactical decision making.)
  • Data warehouse  + (a database in which data collected from several operational systems is integrated and stored by subject in such a way that it can be easily analysed, esp. for making informed management decisions.)
  • Route Catalogue  + (a database, maintained by the the Network Manager Operations Centre (NMOC), which contains the routes that can be accessed by the CFMU What-If-Rerouteing functions.)
  • Performance-based approach  + (a decision-making method based on three pr
    a decision-making method based on three principles: strong focus on desired/required results; informed decision-making driven by those desired/required results; and reliance on facts and data for decision-making. The PBA is a way of organizing the [[performance management process]].
    ng the [[performance management process]].)
  • Temporary Reserved Area  + (a defined volume of airspace normally unde
    a defined volume of airspace normally under the jurisdiction of one aviation authority and temporarily reserved, by common agreement, for the specific use by another aviation authority and through which other traffic may be allowed to transit, under ATC clearance.
    e allowed to transit, under ATC clearance.)
  • Temporary Segregated Area  + (a defined volume of airspace normally under the jurisdiction of one aviation authority and temporarily segregated, by common agreement, for the exclusive use by another aviation authority and through which other traffic will not be allowed to transit.)
  • Airspace restriction  + (a defined volume of airspace within which,
    a defined volume of airspace within which, variously, activities dangerous to the flight of aircraft may be conducted at specified times (a ‘[[danger area]]’); or such airspace situated above the land areas or territorial waters of a State, within which the flight of aircraft is restricted in accordance with certain specified conditions (a ‘ [[restricted area]] ’); or airspace situated above the land areas or territorial waters of a State, within which the flight of aircraft is prohibited (a ‘ [[prohibited area]] ’).
    is prohibited (a ‘ [[prohibited area]] ’).)
  • Project Work Breakdown Structure  + (a deliverable oriented hierarchical representation of the total scope of the project, and [...] a fundamental means to identify and manage the proper planning level and interface with the SJU (SESAR Joint Undertaking).)
  • Cost mechanism  + (a description of the potential costs of the project broken down into relevant cost categories (e.g. investment, operating).)
  • Underwater locator beacon  + (a device fitted to aviation flight recorders such as the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder.)
  • Cockpit Voice Recorder  + (a device used to record the audio environment in the flight deck for the purpose of investigation of accidents and incidents.)
  • Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis  + (a discipline aimed at supporting decisionmakers who are faced with making numerous and conflicting evaluations. MCDA aims at highlighting these conflicts and deriving how to arrive at a compromise in a transparent process.)
  • Joint Oil Analysis Program Certified  + (a facility certified to perform oil analysis for the U.S. military in accordance with Joint Oil Analysis Program (JOAP) regulations.)
  • Vortex ring  + (a flight condition in which helicopter main rotor lift is suddenly lost even though it is powered and loss of control results.)
  • Formation flight  + (a flight consisting of more than one aircraft which, by prior arrangement between the pilots, operates as a single aircraft with regard to navigation and position reporting, as well as clearances issued by ATC.)
  • Air-filed flight plan  + (a flight plan provided to an air traffic services unit by an aircraft during its flight.)
  • Surveillance flight  + (a flight that uses passive and/or active electronic and/or optical sensors to collect information data.)
  • Local ATFM unit  + (a flow management entity operating on behalf of one or more other flow management entities as the interface between the central unit for ATFM and an ATS unit or a group of such units.)
  • Standard military formation  + (a formation of aircraft flying under IFR in which each wingman aircraft will stay within 1 NM horizontally and 100 ft vertically of the lead aircraft.)
  • Non-standard formation  + (a formation that is operating outside the limits of a [[standard military formation]].)
  • Business Model  + (a framework for creating economic, social,
    a framework for creating economic, social, and/or other forms of value. The term' business model' is thus used for a broad range of informal and formal descriptions to represent core aspects of a business, including purpose, offerings, strategies, infrastructure, organizational structures, trading practices, and operational processes and policies.
    s, and operational processes and policies.)
  • Runway status light  + (a fully automatic advisory safety system w
    a fully automatic advisory safety system which provides direct alerts to both vehicles and pilots independently of the normal traffic control system operated by ATC. Its objective is to reduce both the number and severity of [[runway incursion]]s and thereby prevent runway collisions.
    ]]s and thereby prevent runway collisions.)
  • European Crisis Visualisation Interactive Tool for ATFCM  + (a functionality embedded in the [[NOP]] Portal, aiming to support management of crises and major disruptions in the European network)
  • Airport CDM Information Sharing Platform  + (a generic term used to describe the means at a [[CDM Airport]] of providing Information Sharing between the Airport CDM Partners.)
  • Duplicated secondary surveillance radar coverage  + (a given point in space for which the radar data used by an ATS unit for the surveillance function are derived from at least two independent SSR sources working simultaneously)
  • Collaborative Convective Forecast Product  + (a graphical representation of forecast convective occurrence verifying at 2-, 4 -, and 6-hours after issuance time.)
  • Low Level Wind Shear Alert System  + (a ground-based system for detecting the existence of [[wind shear]] close to an [[aerodrome]].)
  • Data set  + (a group of records in a fact table which l
    a group of records in a fact table which logically belong together. By including a data set dimension, performance data managers can load data for different versions, realities, assumptions or scenarios in the same table. Likewise, data sets can be used to distinguish between measured values (indicators) and targets.
    measured values (indicators) and targets.)
  • Air Traffic Management Operational Concept  + (a high-level description of the ATM servic
    a high-level description of the ATM services necessary to accommodate traffic at a given time horizon; a description of the anticipated level of performance required from, and the interaction between, the ATM services, as well as the objects they affect; and a description of the information to be provided to agents in the ATM system and how that information is to be used for operational purposes.
    on is to be used for operational purposes.)
  • Airspace Management Cell  + (a joint civil/military cell responsible for the day-to-day management and temporary allocation of national or sub-regional airspace under the jurisdiction of one or more ECAC state(s).)
  • Regulation cause  + (a keyword in the [[Slot Allocation Message
    a keyword in the [[Slot Allocation Message]]s (SAM) and [[Slot Revision Message]]s (SRM) in order to provide a description of delay caused to a flight by the most penalising regulation. It consists of a one letter reason code, a one letter location code (Departure, Enroute or Arrival) and the [[International Air Transport Association]] (IATA) delay code in two figure numerics.
    (IATA) delay code in two figure numerics.)
  • Wide-body aircraft  + (a large transport aircraft with internal cabin width sufficient for normal passenger seating to be divided into three axial groups by two aisles (in practice this means not less than 4.72 metres (15.6 feet).)
  • Operational Focus Area  + (a limited set of dependent operational and technical improvements related to an [[Operational sub-package]], comprising specific interrelated OIs designed to meet specific performance expectations of the ATM Performance Partnership.)
  • Domain  + (a logical grouping into areas relevant to business.)
  • Information product  + (a meaningful output comprising an implementation independent representation of required information for the achievement of goals an objectives.)
  • Acknowledgement message  + (a means whereby the [[IFPS]] indicates suc
    a means whereby the [[IFPS]] indicates successful processing of a submitted message against the environmental data held by Network Operations at the time of processing that message. Such a processing may only take into account the criteria specified by the relevant member states against which they require flight plan messages to be checked by the IFPS.
    t plan messages to be checked by the IFPS.)
  • Need  + (a measurable requirement that a service participant is actively seeking to satisfy.)
  • Predictability  + (a measure of delay variance against a perf
    a measure of delay variance against a performance dependability target. As the variance of expected delay increases, it becomes a very serious concern for airlines when developing and operating their schedules. Conceptually, predictability metrics should be a comparison of the actual flight time to the scheduled flight time, since the scheduled time includes the amount of expected delay at a targeted dependability performance.
    y at a targeted dependability performance.)
  • Carbon dioxide equivalent  + (a measure used to compare the emissions fr
    a measure used to compare the emissions from various greenhouse gases based upon their global warming potential. (For example, the global warming potential for methane over 100 years is 21. This means that emissions of one million metric tons of methane is equivalent to emissions of 21 million metric tons of carbon dioxide.)
    21 million metric tons of carbon dioxide.))
  • Slot Missed Message  + (a message originated by an aircraft operator when a slot time given in the [[Slot Allocation Message]] (SAM) cannot be achieved but where a new [[EOBT]] cannot be supplied.)
  • Slot Improvement Proposal Acceptance message  + (a message sent by an Aircraft Operator for a flight which has received a Slot Improvement Proposal ([[SIP]]). It is used to inform [[ETFMS]] that the proposed improved [[Calculated Take-Off Time]] (CTOT) is acceptable.)
  • Slot Improvement Proposal Rejection message  + (a message sent by an Aircraft Operator for
    a message sent by an Aircraft Operator for a flight having received a Slot Improvement Proposal ([[SIP]]) message. It is used to inform the [[ETFMS]] that the proposed improved [[Calculated Take-Off Time]] (CTOT) has been rejected. Thus the flight then keeps its original CTOT.
    s the flight then keeps its original CTOT.)
  • Rerouteing Proposal message  + (a message sent to an aircraft operator (AO) to offer a different [[CTOT]] or to avoid the need for a slot on a new route.)
  • First System Activation message  + (a message sent to the [[Enhanced Tactical Flow Management System]] (ETFMS) by an Air Traffic Control (ATC) computer when a flight is activated. The message includes flight level, entry time and position for the flight and is used to update ETFMS.)
  • European Common Aviation Area  + (a multilateral agreement signed in Decembe
    a multilateral agreement signed in December 2005 by the European Community and 9 partners (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, FYROM, Iceland, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, the United Nations Interim Admnistration Mission in Kosovo). The ECAA commits the signatories to continue harmonising with EU legislation.
    continue harmonising with EU legislation.)
  • Flight Director  + (a navigational aid that is overlaid on the [[attitude indicator]] that shows the pilot of an aircraft the attitude required to follow a certain trajectory.)
  • Non-scheduled air carrier  + (a non-scheduled air carrier is one whose primary activity is non-scheduled operations.)
  • Staging area  + (a part of a [[data warehouse]] where raw source data is placed, prior to quality checking, transformation and subsequent loading into fact tables and dimension tables.)
  • Revenue passenger  + (a passenger for whose transportation an [[air carrier]] receives commercial remuneration.)
  • Stay constraint  + (a period of 'special activity' when the aircraft will 'stay' in the area defined for a given length of time.)
  • Device  + (a physical computational resource, upon which artefacts may be deployed for execution.)
  • Unmanned aerial vehicle  + (a pilotless aircraft, in the sense of Arti
    a pilotless aircraft, in the sense of Article 8 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, which is flown without a pilot-in-command on-board and is either remotely and fully controlled from another place (ground, another aircraft, space) or programmed and fully autonomous.
    space) or programmed and fully autonomous.)
  • North European Functional Airspace Block  + (a planned expansion of the Swedish/Danish airspace block DK/ SE FAB. NEFAB encompasses the countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia and Latvia.)
  • Departure Manager  + (a planning system to improve departure flows at one or more airports by calculating the [[Target Take-Off Time]] (TTOT) and [[Target Start Up Approval Time]] (TSAT) for each flight, taking multiple constraints and preferences into account.)
  • Terminal segment point  + (a point or a condition associated with a defined [[Segment Leg]].)
  • Trajectory significant point  + (a point that will be overflown and supposes a change in the profile or the conditions of the environment. It can be: · a manoeuvre begin or end point, · a boundary point, · both of them)
  • Horizontal Polar Diagram  + (a polar plot of the antenna's radiation pattern taken in the horizontal plane.)
  • Tactical Network Coordinator  + (a position in the [[CFMU]] operations room that monitors the overall tactical [[Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management]] (ATFCM) situation to ensure the pan-European compatibility of ATFCM measures. Predecessor of the [[TNM]] position.)
  • Benefit  + (a positive impact of monetary value to stakeholders.)
  • RED Code  + (a pre-defined and agreed list of [[SSR cod
    a pre-defined and agreed list of [[SSR code]]s that will be made available after declaration of [[CCAMS]] contingency level RED in order to allow their allocation to ATS Units for assignment according to a predefined scheme. The RED codes are described in the CCAMS Contingency Plan.
    e described in the CCAMS Contingency Plan.)
  • Autoland approach  + (a precision instrument approach to touchdown and, in some cases, through the landing rollout. An autoland approach is performed by the aircraft autopilot which is receiving position information and/or steering commands from onboard navigation equipment.)
  • Taxi route  + (a predefined path from a [[runway]] to an [[Aircraft Stand]] (and vice versa). A taxi route is a sequence of [[taxiway]]s.)
  • Assessment of costs and benefits  + (a process to identify costs and benefits that will subsequently be used in a [[cost-benefit analysis]]. Ideally, values of the costs and benefits are also provided.)
  • International Aviation Safety Assessment  + (a programme established by the FAA with th
    a programme established by the FAA with the purpose to ensure that all aircraft operators registered outside United States that operate to or from the U.S. are properly licensed and are subject to safety oversight provided by a competent Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in accordance with ICAO standards.
    y (CAA) in accordance with ICAO standards.)
  • Turnaround Integration in Trajectory And Network  + (a project in the EU’s Seventh Framework Pr
    a project in the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme, [...] aimed at analyzing the aircraft turnaround process with a view to identifying opportunities for improvements as well as to identify the potential influence of traditionally external processes like passenger flow and baggage handling.
    like passenger flow and baggage handling.)
  • Core Inventory of Air Emissions  + (a project performed since 1995 by the Euro
    a project performed since 1995 by the European Topic Centre on Air Emissions under contract to the European Environment Agency. The aim is to collect, maintain, manage and publish information on emissions into the air, by means of a European air emission inventory and database system. This concerns air emissions from all sources relevant to the environmental problems of climate change, acidification, eutrophication, tropospheric ozone, air quality and dispersion of hazardous substances.
    ty and dispersion of hazardous substances.)
  • Operational Concept  + (a proposed system in terms of the user nee
    a proposed system in terms of the user needs it will fulfil, its relationship to existing systems or procedures and the ways it will be used. It is used to obtain consensus among the acquirer, developer, support, and user agencies on the operational concept of a proposed system.
    operational concept of a proposed system.)
  • Reference operating environment  + (a real operating environment (OE) whose characteristics are used as a reference for Master Planning.)
  • Carrier phase tracking GNSS receiver  + (a receiver which, in addition to using normal GNSS data processing techniques all or part of the time, continuously tracks the carrier phases of GNSS navigational satellites and uses the resulting measurements to calculate its navigational solution.)
  • EUROCONTROL Route Charges System  + (a regional cost-recovery system that funds air navigation facilities and services and supports Air Traffic Management developments. It is operated by the EUROCONTROL Central Route Charges Office (CRCO), based in Brussels.)
  • STATFOR Industry Monitor  + (a regular e-mail briefing for EUROCONTROL
    a regular e-mail briefing for EUROCONTROL Member States and associated organisations on the air transport and related industries. It covers matters of relevance for understanding air transport statistics or preparing air transport forecasts. The Industry Monitor is produced according to the pace of change, at least monthly.
    g to the pace of change, at least monthly.)
  • Performance management process  + (a repetitive or continuous process which applies the principles of the [[performance-based approach]] to manage (generally improve) selected performance aspects of an organization or system (i.e. the air navigation system).)
  • TAP report  + (a report, published by STATFOR, that compares current year’s number of IFR flights with preceding year on a monthly basis per state or region. The figures compared are the DAIO totals, average number of flights and peak days.)
  • DAIO report  + (a report, published by STATFOR, that compa
    a report, published by STATFOR, that compares the current year’s number of IFR ([[Instrument Flight Rules]]) flights with preceding year on a monthly basis per state or region grouping in total and in the subcategories: (international) departures, (international) arrivals, internals and over-flights.
    nal) arrivals, internals and over-flights.)
  • Boundary Intermediate System  + (a router that supports IDRP and routes PDUs to more than one routing domain. (This term is defined in ICAO doc. 9705))
  • Scheduled international air service  + (a series of flights that possesses all the
    a series of flights that possesses all the following characteristics: a) it passes through the airspace over the territory of more than one State; b) it is performed by aircraft for the transport of passengers, mail or cargo for remuneration, in such a manner that each flight is open to use by members of the public; c) it is operated, so as to serve traffic between the same two or more points, either according to a published timetable or with flights so regular or frequent that they constitute a recognizably systematic series.
    nstitute a recognizably systematic series.)
  • Basic encoding rules  + (a set of Abstract Syntax Notation One encoding rules that define a specific way in which information may be encoded in a binary form. It is used as the underlying mechanism for encoding message.)
  • Data type  + (a set of distinct values, characterized by properties of those values and by operations on those values.)