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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Approach Navigation Systems Inc, located in Dieppe, New Brunswick, provided new T30 fold-over approach lighting towers.
Approach Navigation Systems supplied the illuminated signs.
"With its clear blue skies and light commercial traffic, 4.000-meter runway with ILS and non-precision approach navigation aids, and a fleet of impressive 'advanced display technology' devices, we believe EAT is the perfect location for our Airline Academy", said Mark Bond, Vice President Training Services, L3 CTS.
An RNAV function that computes, displays, and provides horizontal approach navigation without approved vertical guidance.
An RNAV function that computes, displays, and provides both horizontal and approved vertical approach navigation. Both WAAS vertical guidance and baro-VNAV support approaches to LNAVNNAV lines of minima.
An RNAV function requiring WAAS, using a final approach segment (FAS) data block, which computes, displays and provides both horizontal and approved vertical approach navigation to minimums as low as 200-foot ceiling and 1/2-mile visibility.
Whether you're flying an RNAV/ GPS approach or using an IFR approach-certified GPS to supplement ground-based approach navigation such as an ILS, chances .are you'll use it for guidance when you need to fly a missed approach procedure.
This means that, for some reason, the approach navigation signal may be momentarily blocked at one or more points on the approach, introducing momentary cockpit indicator variations.