Australia's State Aviation Safety Program

Appendix A: Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACs Advisory Circulars
ACMA Australian Communications and Media Authority
AC-MAC Australian Civil-Military Air Traffic Committee
ADs Airworthiness Directives
ADF Australian Defence Force
ADREP Accident/Incident Data Reporting
AHSQ AOC Holder Survey Questionnaire
AIG Aviation Implementation Group
Airservices Airservices Australia
AMSA Australian Maritime Safety Authority
AOC Air Operators Certificate
APG Aviation Policy Group
AS/NZS Australian/New Zealand Standard
ATC Air Traffic Control
ATM Air Traffic Management
ATSB Australian Transport Safety Bureau
ATSOs Australian Technical Standard Orders
AWBs Airworthiness Bulletins
BASAs Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreements
BOM Bureau of Meteorology
CAANZ Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand
CAAPs Civil Aviation Advisory Publications
CAOs Civil Aviation Orders
CAP Corrective Action Plan
CAR Civil Aviation Regulations 1988
CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority
CASR Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998
CEO Chief Executive Officer
Chicago Convention Convention on International Civil Aviation
CMA Continuous Monitoring Approach
CRMF Common Risk Management Framework
Defence Department of Defence
GA General Aviation
GM Guidance Material
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
MOS Manual of Standards
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
NATSARMAN National Search and Rescue Manual
OTS Office of Transport Security
RAAF Royal Australian Air Froce
REPCON Aviation Confidential Reporting Scheme
RPT Regular Public Transport
SAR Search and Rescue
SARPs Standards and Recommended Practices
SMS Safety Management System
SRR Search and Rescue Region
SSP State Safety Program
USOAP Universal Safety Oversight Audit Program
WMO World Meteorological Organization

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Last Updated: 9 July, 2014