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Federal research and development activities in autonomous landing and guidance systems
Author(s): John Davison; John B. Schroeder
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Paper Abstract

Problems associated with landing have always been of prime concern to the U.S Air Force laboratories. Early lab work in landing monitors suggested that employing display and imaging technologies could aid in flight conditions which required ground based signaling support. This paper recounts the evolution of a system concept to support the pilot in the most critical phases of flight. It also describes current efforts and the activities of the federal team now supporting this wide ranging technology application.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 July 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2220, Sensing, Imaging, and Vision for Control and Guidance of Aerospace Vehicles, (13 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.179607
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John Davison, Air Force Wright Lab. (United States)
John B. Schroeder, Air Force Wright Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2220:
Sensing, Imaging, and Vision for Control and Guidance of Aerospace Vehicles
Jacques G. Verly; Sharon S. Welch, Editor(s)

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