Pilot/Controller Glossary 12/10/15
DRAG CHUTE- A parachute device installed on
certain aircraft which is deployed on landing roll to
assist in deceleration of the aircraft.
DROP ZONE- Any pre-determined area upon which
parachutists or objects land after making an
intentional parachute jump or drop.
(Refer to 14 CFR §105.3, Definitions)
(See DEPARTURE SEQUENCING PROGRAM.)
(See DELAY TIME.)
(See DIGITAL TERMINAL AUTOMATION
DUE REGARD- A phase of flight wherein an
aircraft commander of a State-operated aircraft
assumes responsibility to separate his/her aircraft
from all other aircraft.
(See also FAAO JO 7110.65, Para 1-2-1, WORD
(See RUNWAY IN USE/ACTIVE RUNWAY/DUTY
(See DIVERSE VECTOR AREA.)
(See DEFENSE VISUAL FLIGHT RULES.)
DVFR FLIGHT PLAN- A flight plan filed for a VFR
aircraft which intends to operate in airspace within
which the ready identification, location, and control
of aircraft are required in the interest of national
DYNAMIC- Continuous review, evaluation, and
change to meet demands.
DYNAMIC RESTRICTIONS- Those restrictions
imposed by the local facility on an "as needed" basis
to manage unpredictable fluctuations in traffic