As a recently designated helicopter aircraft commander (HAC), I always stress communication in my preflight pilot and aircrew briefs as the critical skill that links all others together.
What does HAC stand for?
HAC stands for Helicopter Aircraft Commander
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We have 289 other meanings of HAC in our Acronym Attic
- Heading Alignment Cone (US NASA)
- Heading Alignment Cylinder (US NASA)
- Health Access Coalition
- Health Action in Crises (UN World Health Organization)
- Health Administration Center (US VA)
- Health Assessment Questionnaire (used to assess quality of life)
- Hearing Aid Compatible
- Hearing Aid Council
- Heavy Assault Cruiser (gaming, EVE Online)
- Heinous, Atrocious, and Cruel (crime categorization)
- Help the Afghan Children
- Heparin Affinity Chromatography
- Heritage Advisory Committee (various locations)
- Heritage Advisory Council (various organizations)
- Heteroscedasticity Autocorrelation-Consistent
- HIDTA Assistance Center
- Hierarchical Aglomerative Clustering (datamining)
- High Acceleration Cockpit
- High Accumulator (USAF SACCS 465L EDTCC SPE)
- High Administrative Court (various locations)
Samples in periodicals archive:
During the subsequent startup, the air crewman noticed an unusual object hanging from the main rotor head and alerted the helicopter aircraft commander (HAC).
This left me to draw on the basics of crew resource management (CRM) when my helicopter aircraft commander (HAC), an experienced member of the squadron, was having a rough flight.
I had deployed once as a helicopter second pilot (H2P), and qualified as a helicopter aircraft commander (HAC).
The typical manning for a single plane, light-airborne-multipurpose-system (LAMPS) detachment consists of an officer in charge (OinC), at least one helicopter aircraft commander (HAC), and two helicopter second pilots (H2Ps).
I was flying with a seasoned helicopter aircraft commander (HAC) and two AW chiefs (one being the squadron's enlisted Seahawk weapons and tactics instructor) in the cabin.
The helicopter aircraft commander (HAC) assumes ultimate responsibility for the safety of every person on the aircraft.
This cruise was my first as a helicopter aircraft commander.