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  • noun Plural form of ELT.


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  • ELTs traditionally broadcast directly to some governmental dispatch headquarters, usually military. » Blog Archive » An ELT For the Rest of Us?

  • Most ELTs have such exciting stories to share and I notice quite a bit of them have traveled extensively.

    How it all started (for me) « Ken Wilson's Blog

  • LUCICH: Well, from what I read about the airbus 330, it has three ELTs on board.

    CNN Transcript Jun 2, 2009

  • JEFF SHOUP, SARSAT MONITOR: ELTs are designed to activate on impact.

    CNN Transcript Sep 8, 2007

  • There are, however, more advanced ELTs in newer planes which have the capability of talking to a satellite and providing a GPS fix for those electronic locator transmitters.

    CNN Transcript Sep 4, 2007

  • Now, if, in fact, this plane was equipped with one of those newer versions of the ELTs, transmitters with the satellite capability, what people in this business describe it, they say it takes the search out of search and rescue.

    CNN Transcript Sep 4, 2007

  • The higher-ups knew that the ELTs had been turned off.

    Scott Speicher

  • Harris asked a couple of people from VFA-81, but they claimed the squadron had not disconnected its ELTs.

    Scott Speicher

  • If the ELTs were disconnected, he would have to know about it.

    Scott Speicher

  • Being a pilot, Harris knew that some aviators liked to have their ELTs disconnected when they flew over hostile territory.

    Scott Speicher


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