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PAR (Precision Approach Radar) is an uncommon type of precision approach that relies on a controller manually guiding the landing aircraft down to the runway by giving voice commands about whether to turn, climb, or descend.

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Are ASR and PAR approaches commonly used in Europe?

How common are ASR and PAR approaches these days? Are they still practiced anywhere in Europe?
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Precision Approach systems: Why is ILS used more frequently than PAR and MLS?

I have studied that the main three systems for performing Precision Approaches (PA) are the ILS (Instrumental Landing System), PAR (Precision Approach Radar) and MLS (Microwave Landing System). ...