modified precision approach radar

modified precision approach radar

[′mäd·ə‚fīd prə′sizh·ən ə¦prōch ′rā‚där]
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A special precision radar approach landing procedure for high performance aircraft; radar guidance is provided to a landing flare point instead of a runway touchdown point.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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