Image ID: 223147
Operator: - Airport Overview - -
Aircraft: - Airport Overview - - Museum / Memorial
Airport: USA - New York - New York - Intrepid Sea Air Museum
Photo taken on 2012-4-1 by Fred Boureau [Contact]
Camera setting: NIKON D5100, 1/30s, f/6.3 at 16mm ISO 1600
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(4.7.2012, 03:21 CET)
"The Meatball": (Mk10 Mod O) Optical Landing System helped aviators find the correct glide path as they approached "Intrepid" for landing. The "meatball" displayed here is a land-based model used to train naval aviators at Naval Air Stations for the challenges of carrier landings.