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Appendix 27-4

Aviation Management Abbreviations

1.        A & P - Airframe & Powerplant (mechanic)

2.        ABOD - Aviation Board of Directors

3.        ACCO - Air Carrier/Commercial Operator

4.        ACETA - Aerial Capture, Eradication, and Tagging of Animals

5.        AD - Airworthiness Directive

6.        AGL - Above Ground Level

7.        AIM - Airman Information Manual

8.        ALSE - Aviation Life Support Equipment

9.        AMS - Aviation Management Seminar

10.      AMIS - Aviation Mishap Information System

11.      AMRB - Aircraft Mishap Review Board

12.      AMTS - Aviation Management Training for Supervisors

13.      APO - Aviation Program Overview

14.      ARP - Aviation Review Program

15.      A/S-PMB - Assistant Secretary, Policy, Management and Budget

16.      ASM - Aviation Safety Manager

17.      ATC - Air Traffic Controller

18.      BOA - Basic Ordering Agreement

19.      CFI - Certified Flight Instructor

20.      CG - Center of Gravity

21.      CFR - Code of Federal Regulations

22.      CO - Contracting Officer

23.      COR - Contracting Officer’s Representative

24.      COTR - Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative

25.      CWN - Call When Needed (contract)

26.      DIAR - Department of the Interior Acquisition Regulation

27.      DM - Departmental Manual

28.      DOI - Department of the Interior

29.      DOD - Department of Defense

30.      DASHO - Designated Agency Safety and Health Official

31.      ELT - Emergency Locator Transmitter

32.      ETA - Estimated Time of Arrival

33.      FAA - Federal Aviation Administration

34.      FAR - Federal Aviation Regulations

35.      FCC - Flight Coordination Center

36.      FOIA - Freedom of Information Act

37.      FPMR - Federal Property Management Regulations

38.      FSDO - Flight Standards District Office

39.      FSS - Flight Service Station

40.      GBL - Government Bill of Lading

41.      GTR - Government Transportation Request

42.      IAT - Interagency Aviation Trainer

43.      IB - Information Bulletin

44.      IFB - Invitation for Bid

45.      IFR - Instrument Flight Rules

46.      IHOG - Interagency Helicopter Operations Guide

47.      IIC - Aircraft Accident Investigator-In-Charge

48.      IMC - Instrument Meteorological Conditions

49.      ISC - Interior Service Center

50.      MAP - Mishap Action Plan (replaces Aircraft Pre-Accident Plan)

51.      MDA - Minimum Descent Altitude

52.      MEA - Minimum Enroute Altitude

53.      MOU - Memorandum of Understanding

54.      NTSB - National Transportation Safety Board

55.      NVG - Night Vision Goggles

56.      OAS - Office of Aircraft Services

57.      OG - Operation Guide

58.      OPAC - On-line Payment and Collection

59.      OPM - Operational Procedures Memoranda (issued by OAS)

60.      OMB - Office of Management and Budget

61.      PI - Project Inspector

62.      PIC - Pilot-in-Command

63.      PRB - Pilot Review Board

64.      PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

65.      RVR - Runway Visual Range

66.      SIC - Second-in-Command

67.      STC - Supplemental Type Certificate

68.      TBO - Time Between Overhaul

69.      VFR - Visual Flight Rules

70.      VMC - Visual Meteorological Conditions


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