ARP

Aeronautical Recommended Practice.


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IAMSAR

International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual published jointly by ICAO and IMO.
Consists of three volumes:

  • I Organization and Management
  • II Mission Co-ordination
  • III Mobile Facilities.

AERONAUTICAL

Of or pertaining to the operation or navigation of aircraft

MARINE LIGHT

A luminous or lighted aid to navigation intended primarily for marine navigation. One intended primarily for air navigation is called an AERONAUTICAL LIGHT.

MARKER BEACON

As defined by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a transmitter in the aeronautical radionavigation service which radiates vertically a distinctive pattern for providing position information to aircraft.

FIXED AND FLASHING LIGHT

A light in which a fixed light is combined with a flashing light of higher luminous intensity. The aeronautical light equivalent is called UNDULATING LIGHT

FOLLOWING WIND

Wind blowing in the general direction of a vessel's course. The equivalent aeronautical expression is TAIL Wind. Wind blowing in the opposite direction is called a HEAD WIND. Wind blowing in

TACAN

An ultra high frequency aeronautical radionavigation system which provides a continuous indication of bearing and distance to a Tacan station.

DA

Aeronautical drift - drift caused by bailout trajectory or aircraft gliding distance.

I.A.M.S.A.R.

The IMO convention for International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue that replaces the SAR convention and Mersar manual.

J.R.C.C.

Joint rescue coordination centre responsible for both aeronautical and maritime search and rescue incidents.

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