Re: FMS Approach?

Date:         30 Apr 97 03:19:09 
From:         Pete Mellor <>
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"Larry Nebron" <> asks (Wed Apr 23 14:36:52 1997):-

> What is an FMS Approach?    For SFO it is not published in the Jep or NOS.

"FMS" = "Flight Management System". Among other navigational stuff,
the FMS looks after autoland, so I would *guess* that it is the
same as an "ILS" approach, but I stand to be corrected.

Peter Mellor, Centre for Software Reliability, City University, Northampton
Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK. Tel: +44 (171) 477-8422, Fax: +44 (171) 477-8585