Glossary/T

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

Alpha Bravo Charlie Delta Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliet Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Quebec Romeo Sierra Tango Uniform Victor Whiskey X-ray Yankee Zulu


Taxi
The aircraft is moving on the aerodrome surface under its own power prior to takeoff or after landing.
TCAS
Traffic Collision Avoidance System
TCP
Transfer of Control Point
A defined point located along the flight path of an aircraft, at which the responsibility for providing air traffic control service to the aircraft is transferred from one control unit or control position to the next.
Transponder
A device that emits an identifying signal in response to an interrogating received signal from a communications satellite or ground station. (Source: ATSB)
Tripartite
Shared by or involving three parties. Tripartite meetings that make decisions with regard to MH370 involve the governments of Australia, Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China. (Source: ATSB)
TRK
Track
TRU
Transformer Rectifier Unit
TTL
Total
TSIB
Transport Safety Investigation Bureau of Singapore (formerly Air Accident Investigation Bureau [AAIB])