blind landing


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using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc

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12th (458 yards, par 4): This slight dogleg left calls for a precision long drive to a blind landing area to take full advantage of the right-to-left slope of the fairway.
Another fun hole to drive is the 310-yard, par-4 13th, which requires an uphill tee shot to a blind landing area on a fairway bordered by thick trees.
Boeing has made a technology leap that might in the future be compared with the DHC Trident blind landing system breakthrough of yesteryear, now the standard norm for bad weather landings.
The new runway has been constructed to accommodate the new Airbus A380 "superjumbo", and also has a so-called blind landing system that allows aircraft to land even in heavy fog.
The tee shot is to a blind landing area and the course guide warns not to be too disheartened by a six
One day, I saw a picture of Jimmy Doolittle's 1929 instrument panel, the one that he used to make the world's first controlled, blind landing.