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Annual Report 2005-06: Glossary


AC Advisory Circular
ADS–B Automatic Dependent Surveillance—Broadcast
AIRS Aviation Industry Regulatory System
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
AOC Air Operator’s Certificate
ASF Aviation Safety Forum
ASIC Aviation Security Identity Card
ASTRA Australian Strategic Air Traffic Management Group
ATO Approved Testing Officer
ATSO Australian Technical Standard Order
AVID Aviation Identification
BASA Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement
CAAC General Administration of Civil Aviation of China
CAAP Civil Aviation Advisory Publication
CAC Act Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
CAO Civil Aviation Order
CAR Civil Aviation Regulations 1988
CASR Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998
CDPP Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CLARC CASA Licensing and Registration Centre
CTC competitive tendering and contracting
DOTARS Department of Transport and Regional Services
EASA European Aviation Safety Agency
EMS environmental management system
FAA Federal Aviation Administration ( United States)
FOI freedom of information
GFPT general flying progress tests
GMEL generated minimum equipment list
GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System
GPS Global Positioning System
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
ICC Industry Complaints Commissioner
IPA Implementation Procedures for Airworthiness
IT information technology
LTFS Long Term Funding Strategy
MCANTO Manufacturing, Certification and New Technologies Office
MOS Manual of Standards
NAS National Airspace System
NFRM Notice of Final Rule Making
NPC Notice of Proposed Change
NPRM Notice of Proposed Rule Making
OH&S occupational health and safety
OLDP Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing
PAGO Planning and Governance Office
PASO Pacific Aviation Safety Office
QMS quality management system
RAAF Royal Australian Air Force
RAF Royal Air Force ( United Kingdom)
RRP Regulatory Reform Program
SCC Standards Consultative Committee
VFR visual flight rules