Microwave Landing System

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Term Microwave Landing System
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MLS

Definition

A precision approach and landing guidance system operating in the microwave spectrum, which provides position information and various ground-to-air data.

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Aeronautical Information Feature Data Dictionary (AIFDD)

Note

The position information is provided in a wide coverage sector and is determined by an azimuth angle, elevation, and distance.