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.
There's nothing to suggest that the plane wasn't mechanically sound but there is everything to suggest malpractice with the management of the air crew, irregularities with the landing beacons on the runway and irregularities with the crew being able to deal with a go-round procedure.