Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)

What is Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)?

Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) meaning in Safety terms is

  • Aircraft navigational equipment that provides the slant range distance in miles (kilometers) from the aircraft to the VOR station to which the DME is tuned, usually at or near an airport. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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