instrument landing


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to instrument landing: Glideslope

instrument landing

[′in·strə·mənt ‚lan·diŋ]
(navigation)
A landing made through the use of a system of electronic beacons and radar.
References in periodicals archive ?
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global instrument landing system and visual landing aids market for the period 2016-2020.
The Global Instrument landing system and visual landing aids market is segmented by the categories in the Instrument Landing System (ILS) i.
Massport wants to upgrade the airport's instrument landing system with the installation of a CAT-III system.
According to Kerrie Mather, CEO, Sydney Airport the new technology is equivalent to the work of six separate instrument landing system units and also offers an additional safety for airlines to take advantage as new aircraft models like Airbus A380s and Boeing 787 Dreamliners are being pressed into service.
UPS pilots typically land at airports without the aid of a full instrument landing system only about once or twice a year, according to information presented to the National Transportation Safety Board.
The airplane rolled off the runway end, through a set of instrument landing system antennas and down an embankment.
LEFKOSA , October 05, 2011(TUR) - Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) Prime Minister Irsen Kucuk, Turkish Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim, TRNC Public Works & Transportation Minister Hamza Ersan Saner, and other officials attended groundbreaking ceremony for Instrument Landing System (ILS) at Ercan Airport in TRNC on Wednesday.
Rohde & Schwarz offers manufacturers and operators of aeronautical radio navigation systems what it asserts is an all-in-one solution for verifying their instrument landing systems (ILS): The R&S TS6300 allows users to measure ILS transmitter systems during a test drive on the runway and simultaneously evaluate the results.
The aircraft hit an antenna in thick fog, which forms part of the Instrument Landing System (ILS), before crashing.
Engine maker GE Aviation, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE), said on Friday that it has installed Required Navigation Performance (RNP) flight paths at Lijiang, China, allowing Sichuan Airlines and Air China to maintain services at the airport while Instrument Landing Service (ILS) is out of operation.
Flights use satellite-based positioning to conduct an S-shaped approach rather than follow the straight-line path dictated by regular instrument landing systems.
According to its latest contract with SCADIA, Bayanat Airports would be required to design, supply and install the Instrument Landing System (ILS), Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) along with fibre optics backbone, appropriate shelters and flight calibrations for successful ICAO CAT I certification at Al Bateen Executive Airport.

Full browser ?