landing threshold


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landing threshold

landing threshold
The beginning of that portion of a runway usable for landing. It is indicated by a series of long white lines.
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As the era of GCA ashore concludes and the comforting phrases "approaching glidepath, begin descent" or "over landing threshold, on course" are no longer heard in headsets, the next-generation PALC systems will continue the Navy and Marine Corps ATC tradition of bringing our aircrew back safely.