ground-controlled approach

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Synonyms for ground-controlled approach

aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar

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Military Ground-Controlled Approach Radar and TRACONs will provide service to civilian aircraft.
Aircraft stuck ground during ground-controlled approach.
Raytheon's ATNAVICS, mounted on two high-mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicles and two self-contained trailers, is the only ground-controlled approach system that can be transported in a single C-130 aircraft.
mobile ground-controlled approach radar systems were integral precision landing equipment for air traffic controllers during World War II and into the 19505.
Paddles cancelled the event and recommended picking up a ground-controlled approach (GCA) because the fog already had started to obscure the left runway.
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