air navigation facility


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air navigation facility

air navigation facility
Shadow box provides frequency and identification information for Carlton. The VOR frequency is 117.0 Mhz, identification car, followed by its aural morse code signal. D indicates availability of DME.
Any facility used, available for use, or designed for use as an aid to air navigation, including landing areas; lights; any apparatus or equipment for disseminating weather information, signaling, radio–direction finding, or radio or other electronic communications; and any other structure or mechanism having a similar purpose for guiding and controlling flights in the air, landing, or taking off. The availability of air navigational facilities is indicated by a shadow box on aeronautical charts as shown in the illustration. Also called NAVAID or navaid.
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The centre represents one of the key infrastructure projects in the UAE, being the largest and the most advanced air navigation facility in the Middle East.
BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 1995--Gull Electronic System Division of Parker Bertea Aerospace today announced receipt of a one million dollar plus contract to upgrade the Automatic Flight Inspection Systems (AFIS) in two Cessna Citation II aircraft belonging to Azienda Autonoma Assistenza al Volo (AAAV), the Italian Government agency responsible for air navigation facility inspection.
Minister of Economy and Chairman of GCCA HE Sultan Al Mansouri said the strategic air navigation facility would leverage the UAE to the world's top ranks in the civil aviation sector and further bolster international confidence in the UAE's capabilities in this vital sector.
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