Jessup Bahinting, was found to have no emergency locator transmitter (ELT), which made it harder for members of the search and rescue operation to do their job in locating the lost plane, a hard undertaking that began on Saturday night and ended on Tuesday morning.
What does ELT stand for?
ELT stands for Emergency Locator Transmitter
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 111 other meanings of ELT in our Acronym Attic
- Electronic Systems Wing (Hanscom AFB, MA)
- European Lead-Cooled System (EU project)
- E-Learning and Teaching (education)
- Economic Limit Test
- Electrical Lifetime Test
- Electronic Lien and Title (system)
- Electronic Light Table
- Elizabethtown (Amtrak station code; Elizabethtown, PA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In reaction to this, Congress mandated that all US aircraft carry an emergency locator transmitter (which broadcast on 121.
The Federal Communications Commission halted plans to prohibit emergency locator transmitters on the 121.
This is not to deny the use of technologies like automatic emergency locator transmitter (ELT) in SAR.
The Bell-430 is equipped with at least two radio systems, weather radar and emergency locator transmitter, among other sophisticated equipment, and is certified for day and night operations.
He further said the helicopter was suitably equipped with an emergency locator transmitter, which would have activated in case of a crash- landing or any other unforeseen eventuality.