2.1 Abbreviations used in this Handbook

Acronym Meaning
ARN Aviation Reference Number
AMSANZ Aviation Medical Society of Australia and New Zealand
ASAM Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine
AsMA Aerospace Medicine Association
ATPL Airline Transport Pilot Licence
CAA Civil Aviation Act
CAR Civil Aviation Regulations
CASR Civil Aviation Safety Regulations
CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Australia)
CO Designated Aviation Eye Examiner
DAME Designated Aviation Medical Examiner
DAO Designated Aviation Ophthalmologist
FAA Federal Aviation Administration (US)
IAASM International Academy of Aviationand Space Medicine
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
JAA Joint Aviation Authorities (Europe)
MRS Online Medical Records System Online
PMO Principal Medical Officer
Updated: 11 April 2022
Online version available at: https://www.casa.gov.au//search-centre/manuals-and-handbooks/designated-aviation-medical-examiners-handbook/21-abbreviations-used-handbook
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