The ILS still allows legacy-panel aircraft to land with 200-foot ceilings—sometimes. It depends on your equipment compared to what’s required, and it’s not always obvious.

With full RNAV equipment, the occasional ILS might seem quaint, but it’s still a useful procedure. It even requires RNAV in some updated versions. Meanwhile, there are still plenty of ground-based navaids to accommodate the full spectrum of aircraft capabilities, all the way down to “legacy” avionics, of which, yes, there really are lots. Some […]
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