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Acronyms and Abbreviations


BWB

blended-wing-body


CO2

carbon dioxide

CTAS

Center TRACON Automation System


dB

decibel

DESIDE

Discrete-Event Simulation Interactive Development Environment

DNL

day-night average sound level

DPAT

Detailed Policy Assessment Tool


EDMS

Emissions and Dispersion Modeling System


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration


IHPTET

Integrated High Performance Turbine Engine Technology (program)

IMC

instrument meteorological conditions


LAAS

Local Area Augmentation System

L/D

lift-to-drag ratio

LMI Net

Logistics Management Institute network simulation model


MAGENTA

Model for Assessing Global Exposure to Noise from Transport Aircraft

MEMS

microelectromechanical systems

MTOW

maximum takeoff weight


NAE

National Academy of Engineering

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASTRAN

NASA Structural Analysis program

NOx

oxides of nitrogen

NRC

National Research Council


RTCA

The name of a not-for-profit corporation. (The name is no longer an acronym.)


SAGE

System for assessing Aviation’s Global Emissions

SATS

Small Aircraft Transportation System



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Securing the Future of U.S. Air Transportation: A System in Peril F Acronyms and Abbreviations BWB blended-wing-body CO2 carbon dioxide CTAS Center TRACON Automation System dB decibel DESIDE Discrete-Event Simulation Interactive Development Environment DNL day-night average sound level DPAT Detailed Policy Assessment Tool EDMS Emissions and Dispersion Modeling System FAA Federal Aviation Administration IHPTET Integrated High Performance Turbine Engine Technology (program) IMC instrument meteorological conditions LAAS Local Area Augmentation System L/D lift-to-drag ratio LMI Net Logistics Management Institute network simulation model MAGENTA Model for Assessing Global Exposure to Noise from Transport Aircraft MEMS microelectromechanical systems MTOW maximum takeoff weight NAE National Academy of Engineering NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASTRAN NASA Structural Analysis program NOx oxides of nitrogen NRC National Research Council RTCA The name of a not-for-profit corporation. (The name is no longer an acronym.) SAGE System for assessing Aviation’s Global Emissions SATS Small Aircraft Transportation System

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Securing the Future of U.S. Air Transportation: A System in Peril TAAM Total Airspace and Airport Modeler TRACON Terminal Radar Control Facility UAV uninhabited air vehicle VMC visual meteorological conditions VTOL vertical takeoff or landing