landing beacon


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landing beacon

n
(Aeronautics) a radio transmitter that emits a landing beam
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This was just as well because the ground officers set up the landing beacon under a group of trees and if they had found the marked spot all the aircraft might have been destroyed!
A Glasgow academic has come up with the bright idea of offering a landing beacon to help extra- terrestrial visitors park their ships.
I have no problem with them but I do have an issue with the few who apply lights to the front of their bikes that are so bright they could be used as landing beacons at an airport - and insist on using them in daylight as well as the dark.