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minimum safe altitude warning [1 record]

Record 1 2012-08-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Traffic Control
DEF

A function of certain ATC [air traffic control] automated systems that is designed to alert radar controllers to existing or pending penetrations of a minimum safe altitude that is recognized by program parameters and requires immediate attention or action.

OBS

minimum safe altitude warning; MSAW: term, abbreviation and definition standardized by the Glossary for Pilots and Air Traffic Services Personnel Committee.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Circulation et trafic aériens
DEF

Fonction de certains systèmes automatisés de contrôle de la circulation aérienne destinée à alerter les contrôleurs radar de l'atteinte présente ou imminente d'une altitude minimale de sécurité reconnue par les paramètres du programme et exigeant une attention ou une action immédiate.

OBS

avertissement d'altitude minimale de sécurité; MSAW : terme, abréviation et définition normalisés par le Comité sur le Glossaire à l'intention des pilotes et du personnel des services de la circulation aérienne.

Spanish

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