Thursday 24 June 2021

“TIO” Enables Airplanes To Stay On Course in Costa Rica

“TIO” are the call letters of the VHF Omni Directional Radio Range (VOR) short-range radio navigation system for aircraft installed about one kilometre west of the Juan Santamaria Airport (San José) runway. The VOR enabled aircraft with a receiving unit to determine their position and stay on course by receiving radio signals transmitted by a network of fixed ground radio beacons.

Photo courtesy of Fotos Aereas Costa Rica

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