Disclosed herein are a system for automatically landing an aircraft using image signals and a method of controlling the system. The system includes an altimeter installed on the aircraft; a landing mark placed at a landing location on a landing runway; a camera installed on the aircraft, oriented toward the front of the aircraft, and configured to detect the shape of the landing mark in image information form; and a FCC configured to calculate the angle between the aircraft and the ground, the ground range and the slant range between the aircraft and the landing location using the altitude information measured by the altimeter, the image information of the landing mark captured by the camera, angle information composed of the pitch, roll and yaw angles of the aircraft, and the angle of entry into the landing runway, and configured to control the automatic landing of the aircraft.
* 2005/0230,564 Automatic takeoff apparatus for aircraft, automatic landing apparatus for aircraft, automatic takeoff and landing apparatus for aircraft, automatic takeoff method for aircraft, automatic landing method for aircraft and automatic takeoff and landing method for aircraft
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