Friday, January 03, 2020

Karipur airport get sophisticated DVOR navigational aid

Kozhikode: Karipur airport on Thursday operationalised a sophisticated navigational aid, the Doppler Very High Frequency Omni Range (DVOR).
The DVOR is a standard International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) ground- based radio navigational aid that helps the pilot to know the direction of travel of aircraft and its position from the DVOR station.

Executive Director (CNS - Planning) Airports Authority of India, AK Banerjee will officially inaugurate the facility on Friday. S Dharmaraj, General Manager (Airport Systems – Corporate Headquarters) and Airport Director K Srinivasa Rao will attend the function.

DVOR along with the Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) has been installed at the airport at a cost of Rs 3 crore in addition to the Rs 1.5 crore spent for civil and electrical works.

Installation and maintenance of the navigational facility has been overseen by the Communication, Navigation, Surveillance (CNS) department of the Airports Authority of India.

CNS in-charge at the airport, Muneer Madampat said that the DVOR consists of a single carrier antenna surrounded by 48 side-band antennas in an antenna ring. Its transmitter is installed in ground station and the receiver is kept in the aircraft.
02/01/10 KR Rajeev/Times of India
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