Wed, Mar 16, 2011
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
Suggestions for future Aero-Terms are ALWAYS
welcome, as are additions or discussion of the
explanations given for each Aero-Term.
En Route Automation System
The complex integrated environment consisting of situation
display systems, surveillance systems and flight data processing,
remote devices, decision support tools, and the related
communications equipment that form the heart of the automated IFR
air traffic control system. It interfaces with automated terminal
systems and is used in the control of en route IFR aircraft.
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