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.
New terminal ATC radar system that replaces current analog
systems with new digital technology. Older radars, some up to 20
years old, are being replaced to improve reliability, provide
additional weather data, reduce maintenance cost, improve
performance, and provide digital data to new digital automation
systems for presentation on ATC displays.