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What does GS stand for?

GS stands for Glide Slope

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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.
Another cockpit gauge shows pilots if they are above or below the glide slope as they descend to the runway.
They played down the fact that Guam airport's glide slope indicator, which tells pilots how close they are to the ground, was turned off for repairs when the jumbo came down.