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Pilot/Controller Glossary

3/29/18

PCG Q−1

Q

Q ROUTE− ‘Q’  is  the designator  assigned  to

published RNAV routes used by the United States.
QFE− The atmospheric pressure at aerodrome

elevation (or at runway threshold).
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.

QUEUING−

(See STAGING/QUEUING.)

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.

9/13/18

Pilot/Controller Glossary