terminal control

Related to terminal control: Terminal Control Area

terminal control

1. The authority to direct aircraft to maneuver into a position to deliver ordnance, passengers, or cargo to a specific location or target. Terminal control is a type of air control.
2. Any electronic, mechanical, or visual control given to aircraft to facilitate target acquisition and resolution. See also terminal guidance.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Since its takeover, MICT has increased its annual capacity five-fold, expanded its container handling fleet to make it the largest and most modern container terminal in the Philippines, and switched from a manual control system to an integrated real-time IT terminal control system.
The terminal is equipped with 8 remote controlled quay cranes and 29 rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGCs) being operated by nGen, Hutchison Ports' proven terminal control system.
David Watts, CCD's managing director, said: "We will be designing four control rooms for Etihad - a joint control room for the network and hub operations, a terminal control room, a baggage control room and a ramp operations control room."
A mathematical model of a two-wheeled double-track robot is given in paper [9], and an algorithm for its terminal control based on the TSM is constructed in [4].
The fan terminal control scheme in Figure 2 recommended to be compliant with ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 restrictions on reheat of previously cooled air.
Once sensor-derived signals were detected, the signals would be processed by multisensors signal detector and then would be transmitted to central processing unit in the terminal control unit via interface module and communication module for initial judgment.
Using the central air quality monitoring system this will open the two position DOAS terminal control damper at a C[O.sub.2] setpoint of 800 ppm.
Paul Haskins, general manager of London Terminal Control, NATS, said: 'We have been asked why we are consulting on swathes of airspace instead of routes, and have clarified this on the website - www.londonairspaceconsultation.com - where there is all of the information necessary to make an informed response.
Airservices said that the fatigue-risk related management tool represents the second phase of a broader rostering solution for Airservices' approximately 1000 ATCs who work from two major centres in Melbourne and Brisbane, four terminal control areas, and 28 control towers at international and regional airports all over the country.
The London terminal control general manager for National Air Traffic Services, Paul Haskins, said chiefs fear pleasure pilots could accidentally stray across the widened air security boundaries, leaving air controllers unclear as to whether it is a genuine mistake or a hijacked plane destined for the Olympic Stadium in east London.

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