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approach path

[ə′prōch ‚path]
(navigation)
That portion of the flight path which extends from the point where a descent is started to the point where the aircraft touches down on the runway.

approach path

A specific flight course laid out in the vicinity of an airport and designed to bring aircraft in to a safe landing. It is usually delineated by suitable navigational aids. The approach path lies within the approach funnel.
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Plans also call for installation of live navigational aids, including two runway edge identification lights, which show airplanes at what angle to land and new precision approach path indicators, which are stronger lights that direct planes where to land on the runway.
The system is reportedly able to calculate a more exact time of arrival for aircraft, and air traffic controllers can use a data link to inform the aircraft's flight management computer of the correct approach path to use, enabling the speed and approach path to be adjusted accordingly.
In addition to the minimum requirements for compliance, the Pelorus/Honeywell system also transmits the precision approach Path Points for all approaches in the local area.
However, the flight approach path to the proposed runway is close to the Ticona chemical plant, prompting concerns of an environmental disaster in the event of a crash.
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Responsibility for the crash has also been levelled at the aircraft crew who apparently did not follow charts outlining a step-down approach procedure to the airport and who were also apparently confused about whether another system used to outline the proper approach path was operational according to the newspaper USA Today.
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The current portable Abbreviated Precision Approach Path Indicator (APAPI) system was powered originally off the MOD AGL system.