- The quantum of delay attributed to ATC (air traffic control) prior to departure of aircraft. It is usually associated with a controlled departure time program.
Aviation dictionary. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
Ground delay program — An Air Traffic Control Ground delay program or FAA Flow Control is a traffic flow initiative that is instituted by the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States Air Space System.This program is usually instituted when the following… … Wikipedia
Delay composition — Delay composition, also called delay charge or delay train, is a pyrotechnic composition, a sort of pyrotechnic initiator, a mixture of oxidizer and fuel that burns in a slow, constant rate that should not be significantly dependent on… … Wikipedia
Delay line memory — Computer memory types Volatile RAM DRAM (e.g., DDR SDRAM) SRAM In development T RAM Z RAM TTRAM Historical Delay line memory Selectron tube Williams tube … Wikipedia
delay — i. As it pertains to air traffic control, delays are incurred when a controller takes any action that prevents an aircraft from proceeding normally to its destination for an interval of 15 minutes or more. This includes actions to delay departing … Aviation dictionary
delay — Synonyms and related words: abide, adjourn, afterthought, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, await, backpedal, backwater, be a sideliner, be still, bide, bide the issue, bind, block, blockage, blocking, bog down, bottle up, brake, bureaucratic… … Moby Thesaurus
IATA delay codes — For other uses, see IATA (disambiguation).IATA Delay Codes were created to help airlines standardize why a commercial flight left late from its departure airport.Previously every airline had its own system, so IATA standardized the format of… … Wikipedia
Antelope Ground — Entrance to the Antelope Ground Full name Antelope Ground Former names Day s Ground Location … Wikipedia
United States Marine Air-Ground Task Force Reconnaissance — See also: United States Marine Corps Special Operations Capable Forces The United States Marine Corps have many reconnaissance elements that are valuable to a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) by providing the force and component commanders [i … Wikipedia
Bomb, ground, 6 lb — The Bomb, ground, 6 lb was a British World War II grenade containing about 2 pints of mustard gas. It was intended to be used to contaminate trenches, dug outs, rooms, observation posts and small enclosures, and on cross roads, narrow defiles,… … Wikipedia
lose ground — Synonyms and related words: arrest, backpedal, backslide, backwater, be found wanting, brake, check, clip the wings, cock, collapse, come short, curb, decelerate, decline, delay, detain, draw rein, ease off, ease up, fail, fall astern, fall away … Moby Thesaurus