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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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V

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Velocity
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Take-off Decision Speed
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Take-off Safety Speed (Applicable to Larger Multi-engine Aircraft)
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Volcanic Ash
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Maximum Manoeuvring Speed
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Visual Approach Area - Helicopter
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Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre
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Visual Approach Chart ( followed by name/title)
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In Valleys
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Magnetic Variation
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Visual Approach Slope Indicator System
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Vicinity of the aerodrome (followed by FG=fog, FC=funnel cloud, PO=dust/sand whirls, BLDU=blowing dust, BLSA=blowing sand or BLSN=blowing snow; eg, VCFG=vicinity fog
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Vicinity
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VHF Direction Finding Station
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Vertical
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Flap Extension Speed
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Visual Flight Rules
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Very High Frequency (30 to 300 MHZ)
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By way of...
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Maximum Drag Speed

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