This glossary concentrates on abbreviations and acronyms. It does not include coefficients used in many technical specialist applications, as these tend to be defined, with the nomenclature appropriate to the application, in individual chapters.
AAC Active aeroelastic wing
AFP Automated fiber placement
AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory
AFTI Advanced fighter technology integration
AI Artificial intelligence
AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
AMC Acceptable means of compliance (EASA)
AMP Automated material placement
APU Auxiliary power unit
AQP Advanced Qualification Programme
ARAP Aeronautical Associates of Princeton
Arinc Aeronautical Radio Inc.
ASTF Aeropropulsion systems test facility
ATA Air Transport Alliance ...