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  1. localizer(Noun)

    A person who localizes


  1. Localizer

    In aviation, a localizer is the component of an Instrument Landing System that provides runway centerline guidance to aircraft, but not the glideslope information. It is not to be confused with a locator, although both are parts of aviation navigation systems. In some cases, a course projected by localizer is at an angle to the runway. It is then referred to as a Localizer Type Directional Aid. Localizers also exist in stand-alone instrument approach installations and are not always part of an ILS. The localizer system is placed about 1,000 feet from the far end of the approached runway. Useable volume extends to 18 NM for a path up to 10 degrees either side of runway centerline. At an angle of 35 degrees either side of runway centerline, the useful volume extends up to 10 NM. Horizontal accuracy increases as distance between the aircraft and localizer decreases. Localizer approach specific weather minimums are found on approach plates.

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  1. localizer

    A directional radio beacon which provides to an aircraft an indication of its lateral position relative to a predetermined final approach course. See also instrument landing system.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of localizer in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of localizer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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