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Air Control Point

Definition/Scope: (FM 3-52) An easily identifiable point on the terrain or an electronic navigational aid used to provide necessary control during air movement. Air control points are generally designated at each point where the flight route or air corridor makes a definite change in any direction and at any other point deemed necessary for timing or control of the operation.



Acronym:

ACP

Broader Terms:

aviation
movement control

Narrower Terms:

risk reduction

Related Terms:

communications checkpoint
flight following


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