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Air Route Surveillance Radar
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Air route traffic control center (ARTCC) radar used primarily to detect and display an aircraft's position while en route between terminal areas.


Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC or Center) - A Federal Aviation Administration facility established to provide air traffic control service to aircraft operating on Instrument Flight Rules flight plans within controlled airspace during the en route portion of flight.

Air Route Traffic Control Center (Center): The United States airspace, and that of other nations is broken up into various "Centers." More or less the fewer the airplanes that fly in that Center's airspace the larger the geographical area that Center covers.

Air Route Surveillance Radar (ARSR)
Air route surveillance radar (ARSR) is a system of remotely located, long-range radars that primarily provides a display of aircraft locations over large areas to air route traffic control centers (ARTCCs or centers).
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Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC or Center) - A FAA facility established to provide air traffic control service to aircraft operating on Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plans within controlled airspace during the en route portion of flight.

~ traffic control center (ARTCC). Provides ATC service to aircraft operating on IFR flight plans within controlled airspace and principally during the en route phase of flight.
Airspeed. Rate of the aircraft's progress through the air.

Air Route Surveillance Radar. Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) radar used primarily to detect and display an aircraft's position while en route between terminal areas. The ARSR enables controllers to provide radar air traffic control service when aircraft are within the ARSR coverage.

~ Traffic Control Centers
ASDA
Association for Scientific Development of Air Traffic Management in Europe ...

(See AIR ROUTE TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER.)
CENTER'S AREA- The specified airspace within which an air route traffic control center (ARTCC) provides air traffic control and advisory service.
(See AIR ROUTE TRAFFIC CONTROL CENTER.) ...

ARTCC or Air Route Traffic Control Centers cover hundreds of miles of radar communications facilities that extend above the much lower routes between urban areas. They also take over when the spaces between the urban areas become excessive.

Low Level Air Route
Within low level airspace, a route extending upwards from the surface of the earth and for which air traffic control is not provided.
Low Level Airspace
All airspace within the Canadian Domestic Airspace below 18 000 feet ASL.

CENTER
An Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC). See Air Route Traffic Control Center.
CENTER LINE
Standard aviation term ...

Douglas DC-3 forged air routes for airlines around the world to become perhaps the most important civil aircraft in history.
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CENTER One of 24 FAA Air Route Traffic Control Centers providing radar surveillance and traffic separation to participating en route traffic above and outside airspace handled by Approach and Departure Control.

En Route Center
Formally known as an Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC), it houses the air traffic controllers and equipment needed to identify and direct aircraft, primarily during the en route portion of their flights.

Lowest Safe Altitude (LSA): Designated minimum altitude for particular air route, providing minimum of 1,000 feet clearance above underlying terrain.
MAC: Mean Aerodynamic Chord.

org/ ARTCC Air Route Traffic Control Center - a "long-distance" ATC facility, known more briefly as "Center" ASRS Aviation Safety Reporting System (voluntary NASA safety program) [write to: Aviation Safety Reporting System, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035-0189, ...

INSTRUMENT OPERATION - An aircraft operation in accordance with an IFR flight plan or an operation where IFR separation between aircraft is provided by a terminal control facility or air route traffic control center (see also).

GPS - Global Positioning System. A global navigation satellite system used by persons or equipment with GPS receivers to determine accurate location and time. In aviation, GPS has enabled the use of more-efficient air routes, such as with RVSM.

Marker Beacon - Electronic navigation facility transmitting a 75 MHz vertical fan shaped radiated pattern
Mayday - International radiotelephony distress signal
MEDEVAC - Medical Evacuation Flight
MEL - Minimum Equipment List
MHz - Megahertz
MWARA - Major World Air Route Area ...

See also: See also: What is the meaning of Aircraft, Route, Air, Flight, Airport?

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