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Airways Magazine

Airways Magazine June 2018

Airways is the world's leading Commercial Aviation magazine, offering insider knowledge, international outlook, industry analysis, historic features, and stunning aviation photography. Airways is published monthly since 1994.

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United States
Airways International Inc.
10 Issues

in this issue

3 min
airways glossary

THE AVIATION world is filled with acronyms, abbreviations, jargon, slang, and words that are uncommon in the general lexicon. Below you will find a list of the most commonly-used words that appear in the pages of Airways on a regular basis. This glossary will be updated as new words and acronyms are added to our articles. ACAS Airborne Collision-Avoidance System ADR Accident Data Recorder AGL Above Ground Level ALPA Air Line Pilots Association ATIS Automatic Terminal Information Service ASL Above Sea Level ASM Available Seat Mile APU Auxiliary Power Unit ATC Air Traffic Control CAA Civil Aviation Authority (UK) CAB Customer Advisory Board CAS Calibrated Air Speed CASM Cost per Available Seat Mile CDU Control Display Unit CEO Chief Executive Officer CFI Certified Flight Instructor CFR Code of Federal Regulations (FAA) CG Center-of-Gravity CKPT Cockpit CO2 Carbon Dioxide CPDLC Controller–Pilot Data Link Communications CRM Crew Resource Management CVR Cockpit Voice Recorder DAR Designated Airworthiness…

2 min

Across 1. The world’s second airline 4. Antillean Airlines (1964-2001) 7. Head or Tail 9. Stobart Air IATA code 10. Campbeltown Airport 12. South African Airways IATA code 13. Jungle Jet 16. New Airbus A320/A330 generation 17. Fly the Friendly Skies 19. Journeys of Inspiration 20. Bergen Airport, Flesland 21. Piarco International Airport 25. Estimated Time of Arrival 26. Venezolana Internacional de Aviación, SA 28. Puerto Rican airline (1939-1973) 29. Alaskan regional airline 30. Ceiling and visibility OK 31. Fly Delta… 33. Chalair aviation IATA code 34. Alaska Airlines IATA code 35. Polish Airlines 36. Glasgow Airport 37. Pacific Southwest Airlines 39. … Air, Turkish low-cost carrier 41. LATAM Airlines IATA code 42. Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport 43. Icelandic carrier 44. Moscow Domodedovo Airport 46. Cockpit Voice Recorder 47. Tromsø Airport, Langnes 49. Gardermoen Airport 51. Trans International Airlines 52. British European Airways 53. Ethiopian Airlines 54. Hawaiian Airlines IATA code 55. San Luis Valley Regional Airport 57. Aztec Airways IATA code 58. Pan Am callsign 60. Boeing…