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Aviation Terms - V


QUEUING-

(See STAGING/QUEUING.)

QNE- The barometric pressure used for the standard altimeter setting (29.92 inches Hg.).

QNH- The barometric pressure as reported by a particular station.

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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