landing system

landing system
landing system,
controls which regulate or assist in the landing of an aircraft: »

A jet bomber was safely landed by a ground-based, automatic landing system using radar to track the plane and radio to transmit flight path correction signals to the airplane's auto-pilot (Science News Letter).


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