Accession Number : ADA018320

Title :   Category III Instrument Landing System.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul 71-Nov 74,

Corporate Author : TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC DALLAS

Personal Author(s) : Fossier,Ronald

Report Date : DEC 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 142

Abstract : Three Category 3 ILS systems (designated FAA Mark 3 ILS) featuring wide aperture parabolic localizer antennae were developed, fabricated, and delivered for installation at: Atlanta, GA.; NAFEC, Atlantic City, N.J., and San Francisco, CA. A presentation of significant system requirements is followed by a general description of system design. Results of design studies, testing, installation, and field evaluation are furnished with a description of problems encountered and corrective action taken. In conclusion, the system is recommended as suitable for Cat 3 ILS operation.

Descriptors :   *Instrument landings, *Flight control systems, *Guidance, Information systems, Electronic equipment, Aviation safety, Parabolic antennas, Engineering, Installation, Performance tests, Field tests, Problem solving, Corrections

Subject Categories : Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE