landing aid


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landing aid

Any illuminating light, radio beacon, radar device, communicating device, or any system of such devices for aiding aircraft in an approach and landing.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The angled deck, the mirror landing aid, the steam catapult, the development of helicopter carriers, and the ski jump--all are given the prominence they deserve, along with some other ideas that were less successful.
The coalition in a press statement reported by the official Yemeni News Agency today said that the successfully landing aid process is an initial gesture to break the siege imposed on the city of Taiz for more than eight months by coup rebels and Houthi militias.
Well-suited for robust DC power protection and ESD protection, these new TVS diodes series are designed for application in aviation electronics (avionics) like FADEC, airplane sensors, avionics computers, fly-by-wire flight control systems, cockpit electronic equipment, and airport landing aid systems.
Since LCS 1 does not have a horizon reference system (HRS) visual landing aid, we called to secure the stabilized glide slope indicator (SGSI); that would make it easier for us to see the horizon through our NVDs.
PAPIs are still at the forefront of visual landing aids and Mr Smith played a film showing how RAE aim aft were used to fly countless approaches at Bedford in low-visibility conditions so that the visual landing aid could be perfected.
The right-drift during the final phase of the bolter was confirmed by the Pilot Landing Aid Television System tape.
14 December 1961: First pilot landing aid television system installed on USS Coral Sea (CVA 43)
The fourth was the first Navy carrier to feature all the developments enabling jet operations, including an angled deck, steam catapult and a mirror landing aid.
"There is no high terrain anywhere near the airport and pilots have every conceivable landing aid available to them.
For its part, HiVision is a frequency-modulated, continuous wave, millimetric radar that is designed for use as a landing aid, and provides runway detection and collision warning capabilities out to a range of 5 km.
TVS diodes provide DC power protection and ESD protection in aviation electronics like full authority digital engine control (FADEC) systems, airplane sensors, avionics computers, fly-by-wire flight control systems, cockpit electronic equipment, and airport landing aid systems.