approach navigation

approach navigation

[ə′prōch ‚nav·ə′gā·shən]
(navigation)
The navigation operation which must be performed in the proximity of an airport or harbor by an aircraft or ship when proceeding to terminal or dock.
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The study confirms several cliches regarding differences among men and women drivers and how they approach navigation and directions.
Raytheon is designing and building a Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) for the Federal Aviation Administration to support en-route through Category I precision approach navigation throughout the United States.
VistaNav is the first navigation system to use 3D Highway-in-the-Sky (HITS) to assist the pilot through this phase of flight, and automatically resumes course or approach navigation when vectoring operations are complete.
Accuracy is proving to be better than specified, and signal availability for both en route and precision approach navigation will exceed contract requirements.
There's the Integrated Approach Navigation, which enhances the landing approach capability of the airplane by simplifying and potentially reducing the number of pilot approach procedures.
The FAA issued Technical Supplemental Order (TSO) C-129 Class A1, which approves Interstate's GPS flight management system for use in en route, terminal, and non-precision approach navigation.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Navigation & Positioning Corporation (ANPC) and its precision approach navigation system, the TLS(TM) Transponder Landing System, continue to pick up steam as the U.
The new flight-deck technologies are the Vertical Situation Display (VSD), Navigation Performance Scales (NPS) and Integrated Approach Navigation (IAN).
Honeywell supplied ground-based components; Rockwell Collins provided Multi Mode Receiver which supports GLS, SGS, SVS and HUD) -- Integrated Approach Navigation -- Minimizes pilot workload and training by allowing a common approach procedures -- reduces 18 complex approaches down to one.