omnirange omnirange

Definition(s):

  • (n) a navigational system consisting of a network of radio beacons that provide aircraft with information about exact position and bearing

Usage(s):

  1. Thus, omnirange signals cannot be picked up dependably beyond the "line of sight.
  2. Most airports are only equipped with a navigation and approach system called VOR-DME (for very high frequency, omnirange, distance-measuring equipment), which guides a plane into .
  3. Nicknamed ORDIR (omnirange digital radar), the new signal technique cannot be applied to existing radar systems.
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