Can an ILS system generate false information without flagging the cockpit instrumentation? Most pilots would answer ``no,'' but a group of air carrier safety experts discovered that the answer is sometimes ``yes.'' This unsettling situation first came to light at a Flight Safety Foundation CFIT/ALAR Action Group (CAAG) committee meeting in Amsterdam. SAS Capt. Erik Reed-mohn asked if anyone had information about an Air France B-777 incident in Rio de Janeiro in which the crew was misled by ...


You must be a paid subscriber to access "ILS: Instrument Lying System?".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.