crash locator beacon
An automatic emergency radio locator beacon to help searching forces locate a crashed aircraft. See also emergency locator beacon; personal locator beacon.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • crash locator beacon — An electronic beacon carried on a plane and designed to emit signals automatically in the event of a crash to lead searchers to the scene of the crash. Such a beacon gets activated and starts transmitting automatically once an aircraft… …   Aviation dictionary

  • personal locator beacon — An emergency radio locator beacon with a two way speech facility carried by crew members, either on their person or in their survival equipment, and capable of providing homing signals to assist search and rescue operations. Also called PLB. See… …   Military dictionary

  • emergency locator beacon — A generic term for all radio beacons used for emergency locating purposes. See also crash locator beacon; personal locator beacon …   Military dictionary

  • emergency locator beacon/transmitter — A generic term for all radio beacons used for emergency locating purposes. These may be personal locator beacons or crash locator beacons. These beacons may be automatically activated by impact or water immersion and transmit a code on emergency… …   Aviation dictionary

  • crash position indicator — See crash locator beacon …   Military dictionary

  • Crash Position Indicator — The Crash Position Indicator (CPI) is a radio beacon designed to be ejected from an aircraft when it crashes. This helps ensure it survives the crash and any post crash fires or sinking, allowing it to broadcast a homing signal to search and… …   Wikipedia

  • crash position indicator — An automatic emergency radio locator beacon to help searching forces locate a crashed aircraft. Such a beacon gets activated and starts transmitting automatically once an aircraft experiences high acceleration along any of the axes …   Aviation dictionary

  • 1983 British Airways Sikorsky S-61 crash — Accident summary Date 16 July 1983 Type Pilot error in poor visibility Site …   Wikipedia

  • 1996 New Hampshire Learjet crash — Infobox Aircraft accident date = 1996 12 24 type = Controlled flight into terrain site = Dorchester, New Hampshire coords = coord |43|49.56|N|72|00.75|W|region:US NH type:landmark|display=inline,title aircraft type = Learjet 35A operator =… …   Wikipedia

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