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What does PA stand for?

PA stands for Pressure Altitude

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Its 'sonic seasoning' report, produced with Oxford University, suggests some tracks in the skies can make meals appear up to 10% more sweet or salty, given the effect of cabin pressure altitude on our taste buds.
As we got closer to South Lake Tahoe, we tuned up the automated surface observing system (ASOS), which reported winds from 240 at 10 knots, temperature 75 F and pressure altitude of 8,100 feet.
Pressure Altitude/Density Altitude (PADA)--computes the following parameters: sea level pressure (SLP), altimeter setting (ALSTG), pressure altitude (PA), density altitude (DA) and the standard atmosphere based on the upper/lower station pressure and the following optional data fields: station elevation (for ALSTG, PA, DA), 12-hour mean temperature (for SLP), temperature (for DA) and dew point for DA.
The crew adjusted divert fuel calculations to account for weather deviations and the lower cabin pressure altitude limits and diverted to Minot AFB.