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NPR 7900.3D
Effective Date: May 01, 2017
Expiration Date: May 01, 2024
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Subject: Aircraft Operations Management

Responsible Office: Office of Safety and Mission Assurance

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Appendix B. Acronyms

A&PP Airframe and Power Plant
ACA Airspace Coordination Areas
AD Airworthiness Directives
AMD Aircraft Management Division
AFSRB Airworthiness and Flight Safety Review Board
AGL Above Ground Level
AME Aviation Medical Examiner
AO Area of Operations
ARB Airworthiness Review Board
ARP Airworthiness Review Process
ASM Aviation Safety Manager
ASO Aviation Safety Officer
ATC Air Traffic Control
ATP Airline Transport Pilot
BASH (U.S. Air Force) Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard
BCA Business Case Analysis
BLOS Beyond Line of Sight
CAD Cartridge-Activated Device
CALSTD Calibration Standard
CAS Commercial Aviation Services
CCP Configuration Control Process
CFIT Controlled Flight into Terrain
CFO Chief Financial Officer
CFR Crash Fire Rescue
CONUS Continental United States
COTR Contracting Officer Technical Representative
COTS Commercial Off-the-Shelf
CVR Cockpit Voice Recorder
DA Decision Altitude
DoD Department of Defense
DoT Department of Transportation
EGPWS Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System
EMI Electromagnetic Interference
EOP Executive Office of the President
ESD Electrostatic Discharge
ETA Estimated Time of Arrival
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FAIRS Federal Aviation Interactive Reporting System
FAR Federal Aviation Regulations
FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation
FCF Functional Check Flight
FCG Foreign Clearance Guide
FDR Flight Data Recorder
FECA Federal Employees' Compensation Act
FMR Federal Management Regulation
FOD Foreign Object Damage
FRR Flight Readiness Review
FSCAP Flight Safety Critical Aircraft Parts
FTR Federal Travel Regulation
FTS Flight Termination System
GCO Ground Control Operator
GCS Ground Control Station
GIDEP Government-Industry Data Exchange Program
GPS Global Positioning System
GSA General Services Administration
GSE Ground Support Equipment
HQ Headquarters
HN Host Nation
IAOP Inter-Center Aircraft Operations Panel
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
ICAP Inter-Agency Committee on Aircraft Policy
IG Inspector General
ILS Instrument Landing System
IMC Instrument Meteorological Conditions
IP Instructor Pilot
IRIS Incident Reporting Information System
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory
KSC John F. Kennedy Space Center
LOFT Line Oriented Flight Training
LOS Line of Sight
LRU Line Replaceable Unit
MC Mission Commander
MDA Minimum Descent Altitude
MEL Minimum Equipment List
METCAL Metrology and Calibration
MNPS Minimum Navigation Performance Specifications
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MRR Mission Readiness Review
MSL Mean Sea Level
NAARS NASA Aircraft Anomaly Reporting System
NALCOMIS Naval Aviation Logistics Command Management Information System
NAMIS NASA Aircraft Management Information System
NAS National Airspace
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NAVAIDS Navigational Aids
NESC NASA Engineering Safety Center
NEMS NASA Equipment Management System
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
NM NASA Memorandum
NOTAM Notices to Airmen
NPD NASA Policy Directive
NODIS NASA Online Directives Information System
NPR NASA Procedural Requirements
NTSB National Transportation Safety Board
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
OPM Office of Personnel Management
OSHA Occupation Safety and Health Administration
OMB Office of Management and Budget
ORR Operations Readiness Review
OSI Office of Strategic Infrastructure
OSMA Office of Safety and Mission Assurance
OTI One-Time Inspections
PAD Propellant Actuated Device
PCI Pavement Condition Index
PCS Portable Control Station
PDM Programmed Depot Maintenance
PIC Pilot in Command
PIP Product Improvement Publications
PPB Power Plant Bulletin
PPC Power Plant Change
PS Program Support
QAI Quality Assurance Inspector
R&D Research and Development
RA Resolution Advisories
RAC Risk Assessment Code
RC Radio Control
RID Review Item Discrepancy
RNAV Random Area Navigation
RNP Required Navigation Performance
ROA Restricted Operations Areas
ROA Remotely Operated Aircraft
ROZ Restricted Operations Zones
RPV Remotely Piloted Vehicle
RVR Runway Visual Range
RVSM Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum
SB Service Bulletin
SDLM Scheduled Depot Level Maintenance
SEMO Supply and Equipment Management Officer
SES Senior Executive Service
SI Service Instruction
SIC Second in Command
SM Statute Mile
SODA Statements of Demonstrated Ability
SOP Standard Operating Procedure
STC Supplemental Type Certificate
sUAS Small Unmanned Aircraft System
SUA Special Use Airspace
SUP Suspected Unapproved Parts
TAWS Terrain Awareness and Warning System
TCAS Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System
TCP Tool Control Program
TCTO Time Compliant Technical Order
TD Technical Directive
TDY Temporary Duty
TO Technical Order
TOGW Takeoff Gross Weight
UAS Unmanned Aircraft System
VMC Visual Meteorological Conditions
W&B Weight and Balance

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