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What does GS stand for?

GS stands for Glide Slope


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The 3-minute long 'mash-up' video features unique footage from the Emirates A380 flight deck, including a rainy approach to San Francisco, a rousing water cannon salute in Frankfurt, a night time touchdown in Mumbai and a glide slope landing view from London Gatwick.
In another incident cited by the union, a glide slope failed at the Long Island Mac Arthur Airport failed, causing a Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) flight to be diverted to Baltimore-Washington International Airport.
Without time to spare, he was able to maintain an appropriate glide slope and airspeed for landing and was able to determine that the aircraft was capable of landing.
Approaching the "in-close" position during the mishap pass, the pilot overcorrected a slightly above glide slope position with a significant power reduction while simultaneously making a large lineup and nose-down correction.