navigational system


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Noun1.navigational system - a system that provides information useful in determining the position and course of a ship or aircraft
Global Positioning System, GPS - a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver
omnidirectional radio range, omnidirectional range, omnirange - a navigational system consisting of a network of radio beacons that provide aircraft with information about exact position and bearing
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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A new GPS based navigational system for airside vehicles has been introduced to enhance operational efficiency.
4-million new navigational system that will guide aircraft through bad weather and poor visibility, will soon be set up at the Davao international airport, considered the busiest in Mindanao.
On October 1, Ercan disabled the airport's VHF Omni Directional Radio Range (VOR) navigational system, a ground short-range radio that enables aircraft to determine their position and stay on course by receiving radio signals.
The navigational system installed in the boats would help the fisher men to navigate the right direction in the sea water so that they could remain in the limits of Pakistan sea water and violation of international sea water laws would be avoided.
The navigational system installed in the boats would help the fishermen to navigate the right direction in the sea water so that they could remain in the limits of Pakistan sea waters and violation of international sea waters laws would be avoided.
Manila Flight schedules were yet to return to normal at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) yesterday after a regional carrier cancelled Saturday evening flights due to problems in the facility's navigational system.
Now under development at Central Michigan University, the Smart Cane incorporates an ultrasonic sensor, and the user carries a miniature navigational system in a messenger-style bag.
Abdulrasool, 18, said that he was inspired by his blind father to invent a navigational system for people who are visually impaired.
Interestingly, Honda has chosen to equip the RL with General Motors' OnStar as well as with XM Satellite Radio, which includes a navigational system that offers real-time traffic information in 20 markets.
Among other things, it advises that the navigational structure of sites should be simplified so that people with learning disabilities can easily understand them, and that a navigational system should be provided for viewers who are unable to use a mouse.
Problems with certificates and approval have delayed the launch of a new air navigational system at the Bronnoysund airport, Norway.
9 seconds, this four seater (available in 16 paint finishes) offers high performance and high style with full leather trim, an onboard computer, and an optional GPS navigational system.