instrument landing system

noun

Definition of instrument landing system

: a system for airplane landings in which the pilot is guided by radio beams abbreviation ILS — compare ground-controlled approach

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“Instrument landing system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/instrument%20landing%20system. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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