landing beacon


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landing beacon

[′land·iŋ ‚bē·kən]
(navigation)
A beacon transmitting a beam to guide aircraft in making a landing.
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About 140 Dryden workers, mainly technicians, are assigned tasks associated with preparing for a shuttle landing, from making sure the runway lights and radio landing beacons are working properly to sending out notices to the media.