Accession Number : ADP005449

Title :   MLS (Microwave Landing System): Its Technical Features and Operational Capabilities,

Corporate Author : MESSERSCHMITT-BOELKOW-BLOHM G M B H MUNICH (GERMANY F R) MILITARY AIRCRAFT DIV

Personal Author(s) : Seifert,R.

Report Date : DEC 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The ILS/MLS transition plan highlights the technical and operational problems to be solved with the implementation of MLS. Taking into account present developments in guidance and control automation in the airplane cockpit as well as in ATC systems, the following aspects are analyzed an presented: (1) Complexity of MLS approach procedures and function allocation to ATC and aircraft; (2) Cockpit automation and presentation of MLS approach information; (3) Aspects of all weather approach and landing with military aircraft.

Descriptors :   *MICROWAVE LANDING SYSTEMS, APPROACH, ALL WEATHER AVIATION, AUTOMATION, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS, COCKPITS, ALLOCATIONS, AIRCRAFT LANDINGS, MILITARY AIRCRAFT, TRANSITIONS, WEST GERMANY

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance
      Military Aircraft Operations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE