The Care and Feeding of All Weather Landing Systems in Airlines Service 650847
All weather landing systems are currently being designed or proposed for United States airline transport aircraft. This paper suggests some areas of concern in the maintenance of such equipment as viewed by one airline engineering group.
The basic design required by the operational and safety criteria can and must produce a system that is readily maintainable. The maintainability requirements need not be compromised, if properly considered in the initial layout of system components and associated safety monitors.