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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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Q

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Magnetic Heading (zero wind)
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Magnetic Bearing
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Quick Engine Change Unit
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An altimeter set to QFE will read zero when the aircraft is on the runway
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Quality Management System
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Altimeter subscale setting to obtain elevation or altitude
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True Bearing
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Qualification test guide
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Quadrant