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Emergency locator transmitters (Dcnsptf)

Definition
Electronic devices attached to the aircraft structure as far aft as practicable in the fuselage, or in the tail surface, in such a manner that damage to the beacon will be minimized in the event of crash impact. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
ELT
Broader Term
Radio navigation devices (Dcnspt)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Radio beacons (Dcnsptb)
Radio direction finders (Dcnsptd)
Transponders (Dcnsptt)