Accession Number:

ADA038149

Title:

The Precision Approach Path Indicator - PAPI.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ROYAL AIRCRAFT ESTABLISHMENT FARNBOROUGH (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

25.0

Abstract:

The Precision Approach Path Indicator PAPI is a simple visual aid that has been developed to assist pilots during their approach to landing. It enables pilots to acquire the correct glideslope and subsequently to maintain their position on it, thus ensuring an accurate approach and landing. This paper discusses the operational requirements for current and future needs and shows why the PAPI system best meets these needs. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Terminal Flight Facilities
  • Air Navigation and Guidance
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE