Ferroviarius
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Black Ring On Radar Dome

Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:35 am

Good evening.

I beg your pardon in advance in case I ask a question that already has been discussed in this forum on an earlier occasion.

Question:

On some BA 752s, I have observed that they have a black ring on the cover of the radar dome, some do not appear to have.
What does the black ring indicate (supposing it's not just there for fun).

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RE: Black Ring On Radar Dome

Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:42 am

This thread has been discussed countless times, but it was a while ago...
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RE: Black Ring On Radar Dome

Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:48 am

All that work to research it and post a bunch of links.... I'll go ahead and just answer the question.

It indicates the aircraft is equipped with a microwave landing system.

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RE: Black Ring On Radar Dome

Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:37 pm

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