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instrument landing

noun
1.
an aircraft landing accomplished by use of gauges on the instrument panel and ground-based radio equipment, with limited reference to outside visual signals.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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instrument landing

noun
1.
an aircraft landing relying only upon instruments and ground radio devices, usually made when visibility is very poor
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