QNE- The barometric pressure used for the standard altimeter
setting (29.92 inches Hg.).
QNH- The barometric pressure as reported by a particular
QUADRANT- A quarter part of a circle, centered on a NAVAID,
oriented clockwise from magnetic north as follows: NE quadrant 000-089, SE
quadrant 090-179, SW quadrant 180-269, NW quadrant 270-359.
QUICK LOOK- A feature of NAS Stage A and ARTS which provides
the controller the capability to display full data blocks of tracked aircraft
from other control positions.
QUOTA FLOW CONTROL- A flow control procedure by which the
Central Flow Control Function (CFCF) restricts traffic to the ARTC Center area
having an impacted airport, thereby avoiding sector/area saturation.
(See AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM COMMAND CENTER.)
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