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instrument landing

n.
An aircraft landing made by means of instruments and ground-based radio equipment only.

instrument landing

n
(Aeronautics) an aircraft landing relying only upon instruments and ground radio devices, usually made when visibility is very poor

in′strument land`ing


n.
a landing accomplished by use of an aircraft's gauges and ground-based electronics.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.instrument landing - an aircraft landing made entirely by means of instruments
aircraft landing, airplane landing - landing an aircraft
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The flight calibration which is being handled by Omni-Blue Aviation Ltd along with their technical partners, Fight Calibration Services Ltd (FCSL) of United Kingdom in collaboration with NAMA engineers will involve the calibration of the agency's Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), Very High Omni-Directional Radio Range (VOR), Distance Measuring Equipment (DME), Path Approach Precision Indicators (PAPI) and Communication Radio Coverage across the nation.
Officials from the Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) said maintenance of Instrument Landing System (ILS) is being conducted.
Naia currently uses the instrument landing system (ILS).
Bahrain is set to upgrade the air navigation system and instrument landing system (ILS) in a bid to improve standards and the flow of air traffic at the kingdom's international airport.
Manama: Deputy King His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa yesterday issued a directive to the Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry to upgrade the air navigation system and instrument landing system (ILS) at Bahrain International Airport.
31 (BNA): Deputy King, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, today issued a directive to the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications regarding a project to upgrade the air navigation system and instrument landing system (ILS) at Bahrain International Airport.
It is pertinent to mention that the state-of-the-art instrument landing system can only operate upto 50 metres of the airport.
UK-based Systems Interface has won the contract to supply a new Instrument Landing System (ILS) and Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) at Khujand International Airport (IATA: LBD) in the Republic of Tajikistan.
Instrument landing systems (ILSs) and visual landing aids (VLAs) are ground-based instrument approach and flight deck lighting control systems that provide precise guidance to aircraft approaching or landing on a runway.
The inauguration of state-of-the-art Instrument Landing System (ILS) CAT III-B by Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif is another milestone achieved by the government as it will improve visibility during foggy conditions.
Explaining the reason of flights diversion to Lahore, the spokesperson said Allama Iqbal International Airport had the facility of Instrument Landing System (ILS) CAT III-B to improve visibility during fog.

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