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FAF

Final Approach Fix

DTW

Downwind Termination Waypoint

STAR

Standard Terminal Arrival Route

FACF

Final Approach Course Fix

PDC via AGDL

<Pre-Departure Clearence> via <Air to Ground Data Link>

-new technology available in some towers, permits the delivery of initial IFR clearences

NADP

<Noise Abatement Departure Procedures>

SPEC VIS

<Specified Take-off Minimum Visibility>

IF

Intermediate Fix

MAP

Missed Approach Procedure

MDA

Minimum Descent Altitude

DH

Decision Height

HAT

Height Above Touchdownzone (AGL)

HAA

Height Above Aerodrome (AGL)

IAF

Initial Approach Fix

MOCA

Minimum Obstacle Clearance Altitude

-provides at least 1,000ft above obstacle, or more in mountainous regions

MEA

Minimum En-route Altitude

-provides at least 1,000ft above obstacle, or more in mountainous regions and provides acceptable signal coverage
-on all low-lovel airways/air routes

MSA

Minimum Sector Altitude

-Published on approach plates to indicate the altitude which provides 1000ft of terrain/obstacle clearance within 25NM of the indicated navaid

AMA

Area Minimum Altitude

-same life MEF on VNC charts, but provides 1,000ft separation

MRA

Minimum Reception Altitude

-Published at intersections on enroute charts when the MRA for a VHF/UHF intersection is higher than the MEA

MVA

Minimum Vectoring Altitude

-provides 1000ft of terrain/obstacle clearance and temperature corrections are already included

MFPA

Minimum allowable Flight Plan Altitude

-is the nearest altitude above the MEA which is consistent with direction of flight.

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