Pilot/Controller Glossary



Q ROUTE- `Q' is the designator assigned to published RNAV routes used by the United States.

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 the EAS and ARTS which provides the controller the capability to display full data blocks of tracked aircraft from other control positions.


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