Taking the Middle Man Out of the ILS

Aviation International News » January 2003
January 7, 2008, 10:09 AM

Old timers may remember ATC requests to report the “middle marker inbound.” But it’s been such a long time since they have been an integral part of an ILS (in 1992 landing penalties were removed for inoperative middle markers) that the FAA has proposed to officially drop the middle marker as a required component of the approach.

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