The Mirage jets were placed on the second highest level of alert to determine the cause of unidentified radar contacts seen on screens at Mascot.
What does R stand for?
R stands for Radar Contact (aviation)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
See other definitions of R
- Arginine (amino acid)
- Brunswick-Balke-Callender (aircraft company; manufacturer's symbol)
- Confidential - Restricted Data (TMINS)
- Corrected search radius ('R nought'; R rounded up)
- Gas Constant (physical constant)
- Hydrocarbon (functional group)
- Manitoba (postal code designation, Canada)
- Racing (car version)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Pensacola Departure said my Mode C transponder was not received, and I was a negative radar contact.
Turkish Armed Forces stated Friday afternoon that a military jet on a scouting mission went missing, having lost radio and radar contact near Hatay, Turkey.
The aircraft, piloted by Hiroshi Koda, a 53-year-old doctor from Shunan, Yamaguchi Prefecture with his 50-year-old wife Hiromi on board, lost radar contact about two minutes after leaving Kumamoto Airport at 5:12 p.
He said radar contact with the transport aircraft, chartered by a private Afghan logistic supply company, was lost soon after it took off from the Bagram airfield.
At approximately 7:42 pm local time, radar contact was lost.
At approximately 15:42 UTC (7:42pm local time), radar contact was lost.
I then lost radar contact again, this time for good.