Aviation Phonetic Alphabet, Acronyms, Abbreviations, Mnemonics and other helpful stuff

Aviation Phonetic Alphabet

A - Alfa
B - Bravo
C - Charlie
D - Delta
E - Echo
F - Foxtrot
G - Golf
H - Hotel
I - India
J - Juliett
K - Kilo
L - Lima
M - Mike

N - November
O - Oscar
P - Papa
Q - Quebec
R - Romeo
S - Sierra
T - Tango
U - Uniform
V - Victor
W - Whiskey
X - X-ray
Y - Yankee
Z - Zulu

IFR Required Equipment
GRAB CARD DECARAT
Generator
Radios
Attitude indicator
Ball
Clock
Adjustable altimeter
Rate of turn indicator
Directional gyro
Directional gyro
Electric source
Clock
Attitude indicator
Radios
Adjustable altimeter
Turn and slip coordinator
IFR Position Report
IPTAFNNR
I Play The Accordion For Nothing, No Reason
I place time above type, next time, next
Id
Position
Time (minutes after the hour)
Altitude
Flight type
Next report place
Next time
Remarks

Night VFR
FLAPS APES
Fuses (spares) or circuit breakers
Landing light (if for hire)
Anticollision lights
Position lights
Source of electricity
Anticollision lights
Position lights
Electric source
Spare fuses or circuit breakers
Engine-Out Emergency
PL(ease!) START ABCDE
Pitch for best glide
Landing site
Seat belts
Troubleshoot
Approach
Radios
Turn off
Airspeed
Best place to land
Checklist
Declare
Execute
Preflight Information
Required for Flights Away
RAW FAT
Runway lengths
Alternates
Weather
Fuel requirements
ATC delays
Takeoff/landing distance data

Light Gun Signals from Control Tower
LIGHT ON GROUND IN AIR
Steady Green Cleared for Takeoff Cleared to Land
Flashing Green Cleared to Taxi Return for Landing
Steady Red Stop Yield, Continue Circling
Flashing Red Taxi Clear of Runway Airport Unsafe, do not land
Flashing White Return to Start NOT USED
Red/Green Exercise Extreme Caution Exercise Extreme Caution
Compass Dip
UNOS
Undershoot
North
Overshoot
South

Partial-Panel
Compass Turns
ANDS
Accelerate
North
Decelerate
South

IFR Mandatory Reports
FAME Performance
Altitude changes
Missed approach
Equipment: loss or problems
Performance: poor climb/descend, TAS change
Airport Sign Types
MIDDLR
Mandatory instruction
Information
Destination
Direction
Location
Runway distance remaining
Flight Clearance
CRAFTS In Clear Deep Rivers
And Hot Springs, Fish Swim
Clearance
Routing
Altitude
Frequency
Transponder
Id
Cleared for
Departure
Routing
Altitudes
Hold instructions
Special
Frequency
Squawk
Weather Briefing
SACrED WiNd
Synopsis
Adverse conditions
Current weather
Enroute forecast
Destination terminal forecast
Winds aloft
Notams

Weather charts
CoPS WARS
Constant pressure
Prognostic
Surface analysis
Weather depiction
Area forecast (FA)
Radar summary (SD)
Severe weather outlook(AC)
Special Use Airspace
MCPRAWNS
Military Operations
Controlled Firing
Prohibited
Restricted
Alert
Warning
National Security

Aircraft Certification
Categories
TURN PALE
Transport
Utility
Restricted
Normal
Provisional
Acrobatic
Limited
Experimental
NTSB Notification
P-FACTION
Property damage more than $25,000
Fire, in flight
Accident
Collision, in flight
Turbine failure
Illness of crew member
Overdue aircraft
No control: control failure of any sort

Day VFR Aircraft Required Equipment
TOMATO FLAMES GOOSE A CAT A FAST MOOSE ATOMS x2
Tachometer
Oil pressure
Manifold pressure
Altimeter
Temperature sensor (liquid-cooled)
Oil temperature (air cooled)
Fuel gauge
Landing gear position
Airspeed indicator
Magnetic compass
ELT
Seat belts
Gas gauge
Oil temperature
Oil pressure
Seat belts
ELT
Altimeter
Compass
Airspeed indicator
Tachometer
Airspeed indicator
Fuel guages
Altimeter
Seat belt/shoulder harness
Tachometer
Magnetic compass
Oil pressure guage
Oil temp.guage
Safety gear
ELT
Altimeter
Tachometer
Oil pressure
Magnetic compass
Seat belts
Airspeed indicator
Temperature sensor (liquid-cooled)
Oil temperature (air cooled)
Manifold pressure
Strobe light (a/c certified after 3/1996)