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SPECIAL PURPOSE IDENTIFICATION [1 record]

Record 1 2018-10-18

English

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

The SPI (special purpose identification) pulse is used by air traffic controllers to confirm the identity of certain aircraft.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Circulation et trafic aériens
  • Radar, radioguidage et radiogoniométrie
OBS

L’impulsion d’identification à usage spécial ou SPI (special purpose identification) est utilisée par le contrôleur aérien pour confirmer l’identité de l’appareil en vol (cette fonction a été développée avant le traitement moderne des données qui peut modifier l’affichage à volonté).

Spanish

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