Downwind Termination Waypoint
Standard Terminal Arrival Route
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
<Noise Abatement Departure Procedures>
<Specified Take-off Minimum Visibility>
Missed Approach Procedure
Minimum Descent Altitude
Height Above Touchdownzone (AGL)
Height Above Aerodrome (AGL)
Minimum Obstacle Clearance Altitude
-provides at least 1,000ft above obstacle, or more in mountainous regions
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
Minimum Sector Altitude
-Published on approach plates to indicate the altitude which provides 1000ft of terrain/obstacle clearance within 25NM of the indicated navaid
Area Minimum Altitude
-same life MEF on VNC charts, but provides 1,000ft separation
Minimum Reception Altitude
-Published at intersections on enroute charts when the MRA for a VHF/UHF intersection is higher than the MEA
Minimum Vectoring Altitude
-provides 1000ft of terrain/obstacle clearance and temperature corrections are already included
Minimum allowable Flight Plan Altitude
-is the nearest altitude above the MEA which is consistent with direction of flight.
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