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Record 1 2007-03-11


Subject field(s)
  • Remote Sensing
  • Radar, Radio Guidance and Goniometry
  • Air Traffic Control

A ground mapping radar used aboard aircraft involving the use of a fixed antenna beam pointing out the side of an aircraft either abeam or squinted with respect to the aircraft [or spacecraft] axis.


The beam is usually a vertically oriented fan beam having a narrow azimuth width.


side-looking airborne radar; side-looking radar; side-looking antenna radar; SLAR: terms and abbreviation officially approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and by the RADARSAT-2 Terminology Approval Group (RTAG).

Key term(s)
  • side looking airborne radar
  • sidelooking airborne radar
  • side looking radar
  • sidelooking antenna radar
  • side looking antenna radar
  • side ways looking radar
  • side scan radar
  • side-looking air-borne radar
  • side looking air-borne radar
  • sidelooking air-borne radar


  • Télédétection
  • Radar, radioguidage et radiogoniométrie
  • Circulation et trafic aériens

Radar imageur qui explore en vol un couloir décalé latéralement par rapport à la trace du vecteur.


radar aéroporté à antenne latérale; radar à visée latérale; radar à balayage latéral; RAAL : termes et abréviation uniformisés par l'Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale (OACI) et par le Groupe de travail de la terminologie de RADARSAT-2 (GTTR).


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Teledetección
  • Guía radárica, radioguía y radiogoniometría
  • Control de tránsito aéreo

radar de visión lateral; radar de a bordo de visión lateral: términos aceptados oficialmente por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI).

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