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This is a glossary of aviation abbreviations from the Australian CAA. The aviation jargon being rather standardised all over the world, it is 99% correct for use in Europe as well.
 


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D

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Downward (tendency in RVR (Runway visual range) during previous 10 minutes)
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Deleted
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Data Link Automatic Terminal Information Service (pronounced'DEE-ATIS')
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Data Link VOLMET
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Danger Area (followed by identification)
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Decision Altitude
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Decision Altitude/Height
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Dry Adiabatic Lapse Rate
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Designated Aviation Medical Examiner
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Designated Aviation Ophthamologist
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Departure and Approach Procedures
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Double channel duplex
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Docking
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Decommissioned
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Direct Controller-Pilot Communications
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Double channel simplex
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Direct (in relation to flight plan clearances and type of approach)
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December
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Degrees
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Depart, Departure, Departed, Departing, Departure Message

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