Glossary/F

MH370 DECODED
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This index uses the Phonetic (spoken) Alphabet.

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FAA
Federal Aviation Administration (US)
FAR
Federal Aviation Regulations
FDEVSS
Flight Deck Entry Video Surveillance System


FDR
Flight Data Recorder
FESU
Flap Slat Electronic Unit
FFP
Filed Flight Plan
Filed Flight Plan – The flight plan as filed with an Air Traffic Services unit by the pilot or his designated representative, without any subsequent changes.
FIRs
FIR
Flight Information Region
Flight Progress Strip
It contains essential flight and control data and is the basic tool which enables Controllers to visualize the disposition of traffic within their area of responsibility including traffic arriving and departing an aerodrome, assess conflicts and control aircraft in a safe manner.
FMC
Flight Management Computer
FMCF
Flight Management Control Function
FMCS
Flight Management Control System
FMS
Flight Management System
FO
First Officer
FSEU
Flap Slat Electronic Unit
FS
Flight Steward
FSS
Flight Stewardess