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4.6 Abbreviations

CAR Part 1 (unless otherwise noted) State the meaning of the following abbreviations:

(a) ABN; (AIP GEN)

means Aerodrome beacon

(b) AGL;

means above ground level:


means Aerodrome flight information service

(d) AFRU;

means an Aerodrome Frequency Response Unit:

(e) AMSL;

means above mean sea level:

(f) ATIS;

means automatic terminal information service:

(g) AWIB;

means an Aerodrome and Weather Information Broadcast:

(h) AWS; (AIP GEN)

means Automatic weather station

(i) BWR; (AIP GEN)

means Basic Weather Report

(j) CAR; 

means Civil Aviation Rules:

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