- The utilization of electrical, electronic, optical, magnetic, and mechanical components, devices, equipment, and systems, to monitor and control a flying vehicle. For instance, such a system which monitors and controls surfaces which maneuver and stabilize the craft.
- The monitoring and managing of the flow of aircraft in the air or on the ground.
- noun the direction of aircraft within a specific airspace
- noun a unit (usually located on the ground) which directs aircraft within a specific airspace