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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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Tenders are invited for New instrument landing system/llz (16 element) system at rwy 32 in b.p.international airport bhubaneswarsh electrical works
Summary: Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], July 24 (ANI): Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to install Instrument Landing System (ILS) at Jharsuguda Airport to ensure more regular service.
Economic activities in the ancient city of Benin, the Edo State capital have received a boost following the commissioning of the recently installed Category II Instrument Landing System (ILS) at the Benin airport by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).
Instrument landing procedures at Singapore's Seletar Airport will also be suspended indefinitely, the minister added, while both countries have agreed to form a working group to discuss issues concerning port limits.
There is an ongoing dispute between the neighbours over the maritime boundary in the Johor Strait and the republic's plan to utilise the Instrument Landing System for its Seletar Airport, which Malaysia claims will encroach into its air space as Pasir Gudang is just two kilometres away.
Among their topics are antennas for radio navigational aids, principles of radar, radar transmitters and receivers, radar clutter, navigational and remote sensing radars, radars for atmospheric probing, aircraft homing system and instrument landing system, vessel traffic management system, millimeter-wave radars and radiometry, and mathematical preliminaries related to radar systems and associated problems.
Aalborg Airport (IATA: AAL), Denmark, has achieved CAT III Instrument Landing System status by using its new NORMARC landing system from Indra Navia.
Muscat: A large number of flights were delayed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on Sunday, as the airport upgrades its Instrument Landing System (ILS) that guides flights on its main runway.
at the newly constructed runway of the airport on Friday to assess instrument landing pattern and the quality of the landing strip, said a statement issued here by media affairs directorate of PAF.
According to a PAF spokesperson, a C-130 flight with passengers and luggage landed at the newly-constructed runway of the airport on Friday to assess instrument landing pattern and the quality of the landing strip.
In coordination with and on request of CAA a C-130 flight with passengers and luggage landed at the newly constructed runway of the airport on Friday to assess instrument landing pattern and the quality of the landing strip.
In coordination with and on request of CAA, a C-130 flight with passengers and luggage landed at the newly constructed runway of the airport on Friday to assess instrument landing pattern and the quality of the landing strip.

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