Accession Number:

AD0763562

Title:

Visual Approach Slope Indicator (VASI) Improvements.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jun 68-Jan 73,

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL AVIATION FACILITIES EXPERIMENTAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY N J

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

The report outlines, briefly, the major work accomplished during recent years in a continuing effort to improve and update Visual Approach Slope Indicator VASI equipment and systems being utilized at various category airports within the United States. Results and conclusions arrived at through a number of VASI evaluation projects are cited in so far as they pertain to the following areas of VASI development and investigation suitability of VASI for long-bodied aircraft use techniques for reducing VASI lateral beam coverage visual approach multiple slope indicator VAMSI concept development and VASI signal transition zone and color modifications. Reference to previous and interim reports providing detailed information about each of the subject areas is provided. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE