Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
A projected time calculated for adapted vertex for each arrival
aircraft based upon runway configuration, airport acceptance rate,
airport arrival delay period, and other metered arrival aircraft.
This time is either the VTA of the aircraft or the TCLT/ACLT of the
previous aircraft plus the AAI, whichever is later. This time will
be updated in response to an aircraft's progress and its current
relationship to other arrivals.