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instrument landing

[′in·strə·mənt ‚lan·diŋ]
(navigation)
A landing made through the use of a system of electronic beacons and radar.
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Technavio's analysts forecast the global instrument landing system and visual landing aids market to grow at a CAGR of 5.54% during 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.e., ILS CAT I, ILS CAT II, ILS CAT III and the Visual Landing Aids (VLA) i.e., Runway Lighting, Taxiway Lighting, Approach Lighting and the technology induced is LED's and Incandescent Lamps.
Massport wants to upgrade the airport's instrument landing system with the installation of a CAT-III system.
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.
Earlier this month, the DGCA issued a stern warning to airlines to deploy pilots trained to fly in fog and fit aircraft with devices to match CAT- III Instrument Landing System ( ILS) in Delhi.
It overcomes many of the limitations of Instrument Landing Systems (ILS) traditionally used by airports to guide aircraft as they approach the runway.
Beginning January 1, pilots flying from the country's 10 busiest airports into the Chinese capital must be qualified to use an instrument landing system on days when smog reduces visibility to around 400 meters (1,315 feet), the official China Daily said, citing China's civil aviation regulator.
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.

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