THE FEDERAL AIRWAY SYSTEM

This publication provides information on airports, facility ground aids, safety aids, communications, navigation and air traffic control. Descriptions of various weather monitoring as well as ground monitoring and flight inspection systems are also provided. Intermediate airfields, Alaskan airports, FAA airports, municipal county and state airports are reviewed as well as private airports, military airports and heliports. Lighting, marking, wind indicators and guidance signs are briefly described, and descriptions of arresting systems, fire fighting, and crash rescue equipment are provided. Communication aspects related to flight service stations, point to point communication, interphone system, land line teletypewriter services, flight advisory service, and VHF/UHF direction finders, etc. are outlined. The short distance navigation system, the instrument landing system and the long distance system are discussed, and a selected list of source material is provided.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    3 Park Avenue, 17th Floor
    New York, NY  United States  10016-5997
  • Authors:
    • Jackson, W E
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Pagination: 485 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155554
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 28 1977 12:00AM