Sun, Jul 30, 2006
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
Suggestions for future Aero-Terms are
ALWAYS welcome, as are additions or discussion of the
explanations given for each Aero-Term.
Locator Outer Marker -- Navigation aid used as part of an
ILS instrument approach for aircraft in the United States. The LOM
combines the outer marker beacon in the ILS approach with anNDB, so
that aircraft can navigate directly to the location using the NDB
as well as be alerted when they fly over it by the beacon. On the
endangered species list thanks to GPS navigation.
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