Pilot Controller Glossary - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Pilot Controller Glossary

By Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  • Release Date: 2018-12-22
  • Genre: Transportation


This Glossary was compiled to promote a common understanding of the terms used in the Air Traffic Control system. It includes those terms which are intended for pilot/controller communications. Those terms most frequently used in pilot/controller communications are printed in bold italics. The definitions are primarily defined in an operational sense applicable to both users and operators of the National Airspace System.