airway beacon


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airway beacon

[′er‚wā ‚bē·kən]
(navigation)
A revolving light indicating the course of an airway.
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airway beacon

Beacons used to mark airway segments in remote mountainous areas. These beacons flash lights in Morse code to identify beacon sites.
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