Glossary

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G

Definition:
Gravity
Glossary Measurement

G/A

Definition:
Ground-to-air
Glossary Communication Source: ICAO

G/A/G

Definition:
Ground-to-air and air-to-ground
Glossary Communication Source: ICAO

GA

Definition:
Go ahead, resume sending (to be used in AFS as a procedure signal)
Glossary Navigation Source: ICAO

GA

Definition:
General Aviation
Description:
Defined as all non-scheduled flying activity in aircraft allocated a VH registration by CASA, but excluding VH-registered sailplanes (powered and unpowered). Ultralight aircraft, hang gliders and autogyros are also excluded.
Glossary Flight operations Source: CAR 1988

GAAP

Definition:
General Aviation Aerodrome Procedures
Glossary Flight planning Source: AIS

GAMET

Definition:
Area forecast for low-level flights
Glossary Meteorology Source: ICAO

GAPAN

Definition:
Honourable Company of Air Pilots, Australia, Inc.
Glossary Organisation

GBAS

Definition:
Ground Based Augmentation System
Glossary Systems

GCA

Definition:
Ground Controlled Approach
Glossary Ground Operations Source: AIS

GCN

Definition:
General Computing Network (operated by Airservices Australia)
Glossary Systems Source: AIS

GDOP

Definition:
Geometric Dilution of Precision
Glossary Navigation

GEN

Definition:
General
Glossary Miscellaneous Source: AIS

GEO

Definition:
Geographic, true
Glossary Navigation Source: AIS

GES

Definition:
Ground Earth Station
Glossary Communication Source: AIS

GFA

Definition:
The Gliding Federation of Australia
Glossary Organisation

GFY

Definition:
Glider Flying
Glossary Flight operations Source: AIS

GHA

Definition:
Ground handling agents
Glossary Ground Operations

GIVD

Definition:
Gravity Induced Vestibular Dysfunction
Glossary Measurement

GLD

Definition:
Glider
Glossary Flight operations Source: AIS

GLOC

Definition:
Gravity Induced Loss of Consciousness
Glossary Aviation medicine

GLONASS

Definition:
Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System (pronounced 'GLO-NAS')
Glossary Navigation Source: AIS

GM

Definition:
Guidance Material
Glossary Publications and charts

GMC

Definition:
Ground Movement Chart (followed by name/title)
Glossary Publications and charts Source: AIS

GND

Definition:
Ground
Glossary Ground Operations Source: AIS

GNDCK

Definition:
Ground Check
Glossary Ground Operations Source: AIS

GNS

Definition:
Global Navigation System
Glossary Navigation Source: AIS

GNSS

Definition:
Global navigation satellite system
Glossary Navigation Source: ICAO

GP

Definition:
Guiding principles
Glossary Regulations Source: CAR 1998

GP

Definition:
Glide Path
Glossary Navigation Source: ICAO
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