localizer


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localizer

A directional radio beacon which provides to an aircraft an indication of its lateral position relative to a predetermined final approach course. See also instrument landing system.
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I pondered our options, but not for long as we were supposed to intercept the localizer. We were at 3000 feet agl and somewhere southeast of the airport.
For the practice ILS, where did you intercept the localizer and why?
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I assumed I was going to sidestep to the localizer, which would have been a small right turn and a descent to get on profile.
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All that is pretty consistent with your expectations except you were never instructed to actually intercept and fly the localizer. That instruction is inherent k in receiving vectors to final and get" ting cleared for the approach.
If you need proof, look no further than comparing the faithful instrument landing system (ILS) to its WAAS GPS-based equivalent, the LPV (localizer performance with vertical guidance) approach.
The malfunctioning equipment is called a localizer and it acts as a beacon to guide arriving aircraft onto runways.
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