aircraft low-approach system

aircraft low-approach system

[′er‚kraft ¦lō ə′prōch ‚sis·təm]
(navigation)
Any of the various means for furnishing guidance in the vertical and horizontal planes to aircraft during descent from an initial approach altitude to a point near the ground.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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