Landing Area Planning: Recent Developments in Airport Lighting (Increasing Airport Capacity An ASCE-AOC Joint Conference 1961)

by D.M. Finch,

Serial Information: Journal of the Air Transport Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 133-152

Document Type: Journal Paper


Visual requirements of pilot during initial and final approach for landing, and touch down and roll-out maneuvers on ground that are part of flight operations; practical solutions including alignment guidance; height information, visual glide slope indicators, and guidance for distance estimation; approach lighting at zero ceiling; lighting patterns to relieve black hole effect.

Subject Headings: Airports and airfields | Launching and landing | Light (artificial) | Joints | Flight | Alignment | Slopes | Ceilings

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