Global Navigation Satellite System

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Term Global Navigation Satellite System
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aircraft-based augmentation system (ABAS)

GLONASS

Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS)

ground-based augmentation system (GBAS)

Abbreviation

  • GNSS

Definition

A wide area service based on a satellite constellation providing radio frequency signals which can be used by airborne equipment to determine the aircraft's two-dimensional position, or depending upon the capabilities of the system, a three-dimensional position.

Definition Source

Aeronautical Information Feature Data Dictionary (AIFDD)

Note

For example: GLONASS, GPS, WAAS, or EGNOS.