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ATC, ILS, MLS? Aviation Acronyms Explained

If you spend enough time hanging around Pilots or airplanes you’re bound to hear lots of acronyms such as ILS, OAT, MSA and a whole bunch more. Whether you’re a student pilots, considering flights training, or just an all around aviation geek, here are some of the more common aviation acronyms, explained.   Who’s Who ATC – Air Traffic Control A service provided by a state’s aviation authority to promote the safe, orderly and expeditious flow of air traffic. AO – Aircraft Operator Organizations and people who own or operate the equipment, procedures and information used to support the aircraft’s...