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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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Prohibited Area (followed by identification)
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Precision Approach
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Pilot Activated Lighting
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Procedures for Air Navigation Services
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Procedures for Air Navigation Services - Aircraft Operations (ICAO Doc 8168 Vol I and II)
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Precision Approach Path Indicator
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Precision Approach Radar
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Parallel
:
Precision Approach Terrain Chart (followed by name/title)
:
Passengers
:
Power Plant Build-Up Manual
:
Personal Computer
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Personal Computer-based Aviation Training Device
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Proceed, Proceeding
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Pilot Controlled Lighting
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Pavement classification number
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Practical consolidation training
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Pre-Departure Clearance
:
Product distribution organisation
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Positional Dilution of Precision
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Pre-departure Service Check
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Pressure Error Correction
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Permanent
:
Porous Friction Course
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Preferred Route
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Public Holiday
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Pre-flight information bulletin
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Pilot-in-command
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Pilot-in-Command Under Supervision
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Practice ILS
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Pilot Reports
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Parachute Jumping Exercise
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Ice Pellets
:
Flight Plan
:
Present Level
:
Primary Maintenance Process
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Prior Notice Required
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Point of No Return
:
Dust Devils
:
Persons on Board
:
Pilot Operating Handbook
:
Possible
:
Plan Position Indicator
:
Private Pilot Licence
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Prior Permission Required
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Precise Positioning Service
:
Present Position
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Prohibited, Restricted and Danger Areas
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Aerodrome Partially Covered by Fog (MET code)
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Primary
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Parking
:
Precision Runway Monitoring
:
Precision runway monitoring
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Probable, Probability
:
Procedure
:
Provisional
:
Plus
:
Passing
:
Position
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Pierced Steel Plank
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Primary Surveillance Radar
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Pressure System(s)
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Portable
:
Procedure Turn
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Push To Talk
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Private
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Power

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