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ft "Feet, Foot"
ft/mn Feet per Minute
F Fahrenheit
F Fuel
F Minimum Flap Retract Speed (EFIS)
F-PLAN Flight Plan
F-PLN Flight Plan
F/C First Class
F/CTL Flight Controls
F/E Flight Engineer
F/O First Officer
F/S Fast/Slow
F/U Follow-Up
F/W Failure Warning
Fla.G Flammable Compressed Gas
Fla.L Flammable Liquid
Fla.S Flammable Solid
FA Course from a Fixed Waypoint to an Altitude Termination
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FAC Flight Augmentation Computer
FACS Flight Augmentation Computer System
FADEC Full Authority Digital Engine Control
FAF Final Approach Fix
FAIL "Failed, Failure"
FAIR Fairing
FAL Final Assembly Line
FANS Future Air Navigation System
FAOM Flight Attendant Operating Manual
FAP Forward Attendant Panel
FAR Federal Aviation Regulations
FAS Flight Augmentation System
FAV Fan Air Valve
FAWP Final Approach Waypoint
FBS Fixed Base Simulator
FBW Fly-by-wire
FC Course from a Fixed Waypoint to a Changeover Point
FC Freight Container Train
FC Fully Closed
FCC Flight Control Computer
FCCS Flight Control Computer System
FCCU Flight Control Computer Unit
FCD Full Color Display
FCDC Flight Control Data Concentrator
FCD55 Full Color Display 5 inch x 5 inch
FCMC Fuel Control and Monitoring Computer
FCMS Fuel Control Monitoring System
FCOM Flight Crew Operating Manual
FCPC Flight Control Primary Computer
FCPI Flight Control Position Indicator
FCR Flight Crew Report
FCRC Flight Crew Rest Compartment
FCSC Flight Control Secondary Computer
FCST Forecast
FCTN Function
FCU Flight Control Unit
FCU Flush Control Unit
FCU Fuel Control Unit
FCV Flow Control Valve
FD Course from a Fixed Waypoint to a DME Distance
FD Flight Director
FD Fuselage Datum
FDAU Flight Data Acquisition Unit
FDB Floor Disconnect Box
FDBK Feedback
FDC Fuel Data Concentrator
FDEP Flight Data Entry Panel
FDIU Flight Data Interface Unit
FDSU Flight Data Storage Unit
FDU Fire Detection Unit
FE Flight Envelope
FEC Flight Envelope Computer
FEDR Feeder
FEGV Fan Exit Guide Vane
FET Field Effect Transistor
FEW Fleet Empty Weight
FF Fuel Flow
FFCC Forward Facing Crew Cockpit Concept
FFCC Forward Facing Crew Cockpit Configuration
FFCCV Fan Frame Compressor Case Vertical
FFCCV Forward Flange Compressor Casing Vibration
FFL Flip Flop Latch
FFP Fixed Firm Price
FFS Full Flight Simulator
FG Flight Guidance
FGN Foreign
FGS Flight Guidance System
FH Flight Hours
FIDS Fault Isolation and Detection System
FIFO First Input/First Output
FIG Figure
FIL Filament
FIL Fillet
FIL H Fillister Head
FILG Filling
FIM Fault Isolation Manual
FIN Functional Item Number
FIR Full Indicator Reading
FIS Flight Information Services
FIX Fixed
FL Flight Level
FL Flood
FL Floor
FL Flow
FL Fluid
FLC Feel and Limitation Computer
FLD Field
FLDK Flight Deck
FLEX Flexible
FLG Flange
FLH Flat Head
FLIP Flight Plan Computation Program
FLLT Flashing Light
FLMPRF Flameproof
FLP Flap
FLSA Fuel Level Sensing Amplifier
FLSCU Fuel Level Sensing Control Unit
FLT Flight
FLT CTL Flight Control
FLTR Filter
FLXTO Flexible Take-Off
FM Course from a Fixed Waypoint with a Manual Termination
FM Fan Marker
FM Flight Management
FM Flight Manual
FM Frequency Modulation
FMA Flight Mode Annunciator
FMC Flight Management Computer
FMCS Flight Management Computer System (FMC and CDU)
FMCU Flight Management Computer Unit
FMEA Failure Mode Effect Analysis
FMGC Flight Management and Guidance Computer
FMGEC Flight Management Guidance and Envelope Computer
FMGES Flight Management Guidance and Envelope System
FMGS Flight Management and Guidance System
FMS Flight Management System (FMCS and AFS sensors)
FMS Fuel Manifold Staging
FMU Fuel Metering Unit
FMV Fuel Metering Valve
FNA Final Approach
FNCP Flight Navigation Control Panel
FNSG Flight Navigation Symbol Generator
FO Flight Order
FO Fully Open
FOB Fuel On Board
FOC Fuel/Oil Cooler
FOD Foreign Object Damage
FOD Fuel Over Destination
FOR DET For Detail
FOT Flight Operation Telex
FPA Flight Path Angle
FPEEPMS Floor Proximity Emergency Escape Path Marking System
FPM Feet per Minute
FPPU Feedback Position Pick-off Unit
FPRM Fuel Pipe Repair Manual
FPT Flight Path Target
FPV Flight Path Vector
FQ Fuel Quantity
FQI Fuel Quantity Indicating/-ion/-or
FQI Fuel Quantity Indicating/Indication/Indicator
FQIC Fuel Quantity Indication Computer
FR Frame
FREQ Frequency
FREX Support Repercussion Sheet
FRM Fault Reporting Manual
FRT Front
FRU Frequency Reference Unit
FRV Fuel Return Valve
FS Front Spar
FS Fuselage Station
FSB Fasten Seat Belts
FSCM Federal Supply Code for Manufacturers
FSN Fleet Serial Number
FST Fire/Smoke/Toxicity
FSTNR Fastener
FTB For the time being
FTG Fitting
FTI Flight Test Installation
FTK Freight Tonne Kilometre
FTK Fuel Tank
FTMS Flight Test Management System
FTR Flight Test Request
FTRNG Feathering
FTS Frame Time Select
FU Feedback Unit
FU Fuel Used
FUSLG Fuselage
FV Flux Valve
FW Failure Warning
FW Firewall
FWC Flight Warning Computer
FWD Forward
FWL Firewall
FWS Flight Warning System
FWSD Flight Warning and System Display
FY Fiscal Year
F-G/S FLS Glide Slope
F-LOC FLS Localizer
FBB Fasten Bed Belt
FCGU Flight Control and Guidance Unit
FDAC Full Digital AGU Controller
FDCE Flight Deck and Cabin Effects
FDD Floppy Disk Drive
FDE Flight Deck Effect
FDIAF Flight Data Interface/Acquisition Function
FDIMU Flight Data Interface and Management Unit
FDR Flight Data Recorder
FDRS Flight Data Recording System
FEDC Fire Extinguishing Data Converter
FES Fire Extinguishing System
FFCM Free Fall Control Module
FGE Flight Guidance and Envelope
FGES Flight Guidance and Envelope System
FLS FMS Landing System
FME Flow Metering Equipment
FOCT Flight Operations Consultation Tool
FOS Fuel Operator Station
FOVE Flight Operations Versatile Environment
FPH Floor Panel Heating
FPMU Fuel Properties Measurement Unit
FPS Fire Protection System
FQDC Fuel Quantity Data Concentrator
FQMS Fuel Quantity and Management System
FRS Flammability Reduction System
FSA FlySmart with Airbus
FTIS Fuel Tank Inerting System
FTSP Floor Temperature Setting Panel
FTU Force Transducer Unit
FAP Flight Attendant Panel
FCGS Flight Control and Guidance System
FCTM Flight Crew Training Manual
FDIF Flight Data Interface Function
FLE Fixed Leading Edge
FLR Floor
FNL Final
FSOV Fire ShutOff Valve
FTE Fixed Trailing Edge

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