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approach lighting system [1 record]

Record 1 2015-05-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Signalling and Illumination (Air Transport)
  • Air Traffic Control
DEF

Any [lighting system] made of a set of aeronautical ground lights installed along the extended centreline of runway and designed to provide visual guidance to landing aircraft.

CONT

Azimuth guidance is provided by the approach lighting system (ALS) where available.

OBS

approach lighting system; approach lights; approach light system: terms and definition standardized by the Glossary for Pilots and Air Traffic Services Personnel Committee.

Key term(s)
  • approach light

French

Domaine(s)
  • Signalisation (Transport aérien)
  • Circulation et trafic aériens
DEF

Dispositif lumineux composé d'un ensemble de feux aéronautiques au sol s'étendant sur le prolongement de l'axe de piste et conçus pour fournir un guidage visuel à l'aéronef en atterrissage.

OBS

dispositif lumineux d'approche; feux d'approche; balisage lumineux d'approche; système de balisage lumineux d'approche : termes et définition normalisés par le Comité sur le Glossaire à l'intention des pilotes et du personnel des services de la circulation aérienne.

OBS

feux d'approche; rampe d'approche : termes uniformisés par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - Opérations aériennes.

Key term(s)
  • feu d'approche

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Señales e iluminación (Transporte aéreo)
  • Control de tránsito aéreo
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