Transponders explained, a transponder is short for transmitter-responder. An electronic device that produces a response when it receives a radio-frequency interrogation. Aircraft have transponders to assist in identifying them on radar and on other aircraft's collision avoidance systems Click here to read more about transponders.
Instrument Landing System (ILS). A ground-based instrument approach system that provides precision guidance to an aircraft approaching and landing on a runway, using a combination of radio signals and, in many cases, high-intensity lighting during low visibility. Click on the link to read more.
Aviation is the design, development, production, operation, and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft. The word "Aviation" was coined by French writer and former naval officer Gabriel La Landelle in 1863, from the verb "avier" (synonymous flying), itself derived from the Latin word "avis" ("bird") and the suffix "-ation". click here to read the Wikipedia page about Aviation.
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