Glossary/U

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

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ULB
Underwater Locator Beacon. A device attached to aviation flight recorders that when immersed in water emits an acoustic signal, to assist with locating an aircraft’s Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder. (Source: ATSB)
Uncertainty phase
A situation wherein doubt exists as to the safety of an aircraft or a marine vessel, and the Persons on board.
Unidentified aircraft
unidentified aircraft
An aircraft that has been observed or reported to be operating in a given area but whose identity has not been established.
US
United States
USA
United States of America