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AIRNAV

Airborne
Navigation

2

ACM

Air
Combat
Maneuvering (dog fight)

3

BFM

Basic
Fighter
Maneuvering

4

CAP

Combat
Air
Patrol station

5

CAS

Close
Air
Support

6

CSAR

Combat
Search
And
Rescue

7

FAC (A)

Fwd
Air
Combat (airborne)

8

FCF

Functional
Check
Flight

9

FCLP

Field
Carrier
Landing
Practice

10

SEAD

Suppression
Enemy
Air
Defenses

11

WAS

War
At
Sea

12

EWSEX

EW
System
Exercise

13

HARMEX

HARM
Missile
Exercise

14

Define VMC

Visual Meteorlogical Condition; Expressed in terms of visibility

Minimum is 1000ft ceiling and 3 mile visibility

15

Define IMC

Instrument Meteorlogcial Condition; Expressed in terms of visibility, distance from clouds and ceiliing less than the minimum specified

16

Define VFR

Visual Flight Rules; Rules that govern the proceudres for conducting flights under visual conditions

17

Define IFR

Instrument Flight Rules; Rules for governing the procedures for conducting instrument flight

18

Purpose of the Carrier Air Traffic Control Center (CATCC)

Primary control of airborne aircraft operating from the carrier

19

Describe the Fresnal Lens Optical Landing System (FLOLS)

"Meatball"

Optical sighting system onboard the carrier to assist the pilot with landing on the carrier

20

Describe the Manually Operated Visual Landing Aid System (MOVLAS)

Backup system to the FLOLS

Primarily used when the flight deck is pitching excessively