pfd.

pfd.

abbr.
preferred (stock)
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Yes, Garmin's G5 EFIS display is a logical choice for backing up the E5, but Garmin's STC only permits the G5 to be installed as the primary AI, or for backing up other Garmin displays, including the TXi PFD.
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it has started the investigation of the case as it is part of their 'mandate to protect the rights of the vulnerable sector' and to recognize the complaint filed by the PFD.
[F.sub.i] is the force output level measured by HGD or PFD. [DELTA]T is the sampling time (10 msec).
These small craft are prone to sudden capsizing, and any kind of personal health emergency, such as a heart attack or stroke, leaves little room for recovery if you aren't already wearing a PFD. If you do fall out of a kayak, odds are good the boat will drift away from you quickly.
Undetected phase difference defines as dead zone which any transitions of input frequencies will not be seen by the PFD.
Coast Guard-approved PFD. See NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation's informational brochure on PFD laws in New York (http://bit.ly/lgEIfv7) for details on the types of flotation devices and who should wear them.
The best micrographs were obtained after photoactivation of "live" cells stained by PFD. The advantages of such methodology (making preparations of "live" cells) are the following: the absence of the fixing agent (formaldehyde solution); replacement of the washed buffer by fresh culture medium; and the exclusion of a polymerizable material (e.g., "Mowiol").
It's a good low-cost option and we all know how important it is for kids to wear a PFD. RftP $69
A fairly robust conversation conducted by political philosophers and economists about the future of liberal-progressive economic programs surrounds the PFD. (4) Indeed, political economists analyzing asset-based welfare systems (5) have long shown interest in the PFD, especially as a blueprint for similar initiatives in other parts of the world.