Acronyms and abbreviations in avionics

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This is a list of the acronyms and abbreviations used in avionics

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  • B RNAV: Basic area navigation
  • BARO: Barometric indication, setting or pressure
  • BITE: Built-In Test Equipment
  • BCRS: Back course
  • BDI: Bearing distance indicator
  • BGAN: Broadcast Global Area Network

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  • EADI: Electronic attitude director indicator
  • ECU: Engine Control Unit (=EEC)
  • EEC: Electronic Engine Control
  • EFD: Electronic flight display
  • EFIS: Electronic flight instrument system
  • EGPWS: Enhanced ground proximity warning system
  • EGT: Exhaust gas temperature
  • EHS: Enhanced surveillance
  • EHSI: Electronic horizontal situation indicator
  • EICAS: Engine indication crew alerting system
  • ELT: Emergency locator transmitter
  • ENC: Electronic noise canceling
  • ENG: Engine
  • ENR: Electronic noise reduction
  • EPR: Engine pressure ratio
  • ETOP: Extended-range twin-engine operation

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  • QAR: Quick Access Recorder
  • QNH: Barometric pressure adjusted to sea level
  • QRH: Quick Reference Handbook

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://wwwicaoint/icao/en/ro/rio/execsumpdf