MLS Advantages RNAV
The MLSMLS —Microwave Landing System has a different principle of operation, wider range of frequencies, and frequencies far removed from any commercial interference. It had a number of advantages over ILSILS —Instrument Landing System, including:
- Reduced siting error
- Allowing curved approaches
- Allowing selection of glidepath
- Making available more frequency selections
- Making available guidance on the overshoot
- Avoiding commercial radio interference with the localiser
However, the last MLSMLS —Microwave Landing System was turned over over a year ago having been made obsolete by superior technology. After you have passed the Radio Navigation exam, it is exceptionally unlikely you will hear about this system again.
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