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What does RV stand for?

RV stands for Radar Vector

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While passing 1,600 feet for 1,200 feet, at about eight DME on radar vectors, approach control requested an update on our fuel state.
There were little things like briefing the ICAO PT as a backup to the expected radar vectors to the ILS, knowing what to do for lost communications, what to do when the controller quits talking on the PAR, and recognizing the windshear hazard.
After finding his aircraft flaps inoperative on a radar vector to instrument landing system final, Maj Mehl coordinated for a block altitude between 5,000 and 6,000 feet, terminated the approach, and began to troubleshoot the problem.
Not content with the flight control irregularity, the crew elected to troubleshoot the problem, terminate approach training, and perform radar vectors to final for a full stop.
I waved off and was given radar vectors to finalapproach course for the localizer.