American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A control mode in which an aircraft is talked down for landing through the use of surveillance and precision approach radar.
- n. aircraft landing in bad weather in which the pilot is talked down by ground control using precision approach radar
“A carrier-controlled approach (CCA) is almost identical to a ground-controlled approach (GCA), with the difference that the runway is moving at twenty knots or more, probably pitching, rolling, and/or yawing.”
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