Glossary

Look up acronyms, technical terms and phrases to find out what they mean.

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S

Definition:
South, South Latitude
Glossary Navigation Source: AIS

S-I

Definition:
Straight-In
Glossary Flight operations Source: AIS

S/E

Definition:
Single-engine
Glossary Aircraft Source: AIP

SA

Definition:
Sand
Glossary Meteorology

SA

Definition:
Special Authorisation
Glossary Navigation Instrument flight rules Flight planning

SA

Definition:
Situation Awareness
Glossary Safety Source: AIS

SAAA

Definition:
Sport Aircraft Association of Australia
Glossary Organisation

SAF

Definition:
Sustainable Aviation Fuels
Description:
Sustainable Aviation Fuels
Glossary

SAIL

Definition:
Specific assurance and integrity levels
Glossary

SAL

Definition:
Supplementary Airline Licence
Glossary Licensing

SALR

Definition:
Saturated Adiabatic Lapse Rate
Glossary Meteorology

SALS

Definition:
Simple Approach Lighting System
Glossary Aerodrome Source: AIS

SAR

Definition:
Search and Rescue - the search for, and provision of aid to, people who are in distress or imminent danger. Includes evacuation.
Glossary Search and rescue

SARPs

Definition:
Standards and Recommended Practices
Glossary Manuals and handbooks Source: ICAO

SARTIME

Definition:
Time search action required
Glossary Search and rescue Source: AIS

SARWATCH

Definition:
Search and Rescue Watch
Glossary Search and rescue Source: ICAO

SATCOM

Definition:
Satellite Communication
Glossary Communication

SB

Definition:
Southbound
Glossary Navigation Source: AIS

SB

Definition:
Service Bulletin
Glossary Communication

SBAS

Definition:
Satellite Based Augmentation System
Glossary Systems Source: AIS

SC

Definition:
Stratocumulus
Glossary Meteorology Source: AIS

SCC

Definition:
Standards Consultative Committee
Glossary Organisation

SCP

Definition:
Safety Critical Personnel
Glossary Flight crew Ground Operations Source: AIS

SCT

Definition:
Scattered (meteorological)
Glossary Meteorology Source: CASA

SDBY

Definition:
Standby
Glossary Communication

SDC

Definition:
Standard Departure Clearance
Glossary Flight planning Air traffic control Source: AIS

SDR

Definition:
Service difficulty report
Glossary Reporting Source: AIS

SE

Definition:
South East
Glossary Navigation Source: AIS

SEA

Definition:
Sea (used in connection with sea-surface temperature and state of the sea)
Glossary Meteorology Source: CAR 1998

SEACO

Definition:
Single engine aircraft only
Glossary Aircraft Source: AIS
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