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Tactical Air Navigation System Edit or translate this description.
Group: Aeroways
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: in use

A Tactical Air Navigation System, commonly referred to by the acronym TACAN, is a navigation system used by military aircraft. It provides the user with bearing and distance (slant-range or hypotenuse) to a ground or ship-borne station.

How to map

Set a node node where the transmitter is and add airmark=beacon + beacon:type=TACAN

Useful combination tags

See also