navigational aid

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navigational aid

[‚nav·ə′gā·shən·əl ′ād]
(navigation)
An instrument, device, chart, method, or such, intended to assist in the navigation of a craft; this expression should not be confused with “aid to navigation,” which refers only to devices external to a craft.

navigational aid (NAVAID/Navaid)

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Any visual or electronic device, airborne or located on a surface, that allows the pilot to fix his position and other-wise guides him or her in navigating the aircraft in flight, while landing or in taking off. A NAVAID may be pilot interpreted or ground interpreted. On charts, NAVAID information boxes contain the NAVAID name, identifier, frequency, and Morse code. They are depicted on the charts as indicated in the illustration.
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In this case, GPS is not referencing a navigation aid.
Even if the gadget installed with a navigation aid is placed in an area that does not obstruct the driver's view of the road, but he keeps looking at it, then he can still be apprehended, according to the LTO chief.
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Summary: The renewal and extension of the air navigation aid equipment at the new airport terminals at Muscat and Salalah, and the installation of air navigation systems at the new regional airports in Sohar, Ras Al Hadd,
Calibrating the air navigation aid devices, in particular automatic landing systems for aircraft, is the first stage of checking the exact approach by emphasising the quality of radio signals, according to the standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO).
Calibrating the air navigation aid devices, in particular automatic landing systems for aircraft, is the first stage in the procedures of checking the exact approach by emphasizing the quality of radio signals, according to the standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
What navigation aid was developed by John Harrison in the eighteenth century to enable sailors to calculate their precise position?
But a fifth of motorists said they cannot live without the electronic navigation aid.
The new programme provides a navigation aid that will come equipped with Garmin's nuLink
Never rely on a single navigation aid, and remember that buoys can shift position or even drift free from moorings.
This week: it's revealed that two military personnel - one British, one French - trained for many years, rose through the ranks, gained command of their respective force's multi-million quid nuclear submarines - the ones that are loaded with every conceivable technical gadget and navigation aid - majestically sailed under the seas, stopping only when they, er, crashed into each other in the middle of the world's second largest ocean.
13% navigation aid availability rate, overcoming challenges posed by dense traffic, collisions, and ice damage and logged more than 660 miles to correct 33 ice-related discrepancies, laboring in sub-zero temperatures to maintain shipping channels and recover $80,000 of damaged aids to navigation equipment.